KABUL (Pajhwok): Political experts say Afghanistan could plunge into political and economic crises if the slow-paced process of auditing all votes is not accelerated and the new president is not inaugurated on schedule.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Election Watch Organisation of Afghanistan (EWA) on Sunday said the delays in the vote audit process and continued disagreement between electoral teams had created serious concerns among people and civil society organisations.
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai has appointed a delegation to investigate the killing of 15 passengers in western Ghor province and distribute some 400, 000 afghanis among relatives of the victims.
KABUL (Pajhwok): A compilation of Facebook updates, debates, comments and opinions by a senior journalist Shah Mahmood Miakhail has been published in a book form titled “Makh Kitab”, literally meaning Facebook.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The United States has welcomed UNAMA’s announcement that both Afghan presidential candidates indicated they support the Independent Election Commission (IEC) adopting the UN proposal on recount and invalidation criteria in the ongoing audit.
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): The use of saline and contaminated water has damaged agriculture crops and led to the spread of various diseases in the Aqcha district of northern Jawzjan province, officials say.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Saturday said the two presidential candidates had indicated their support to its proposal for a regulatory decision covering criteria for recounts and invalidations of ballots.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Kabul-based political analysts on Saturday expressed cynicism about the concept of a national unity government, believing that some greedy politicians are eying perks and power by entering such a dispensation.