KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential advisor on tribal affairs Shahzada Massoud on Friday said peace should top priorities of the next president, who should take advantage of President Hamid Karzai’s 12 years experience.
WASHINGTON (PAN): The United States on Thursday welcomed the announcement that the vote audit process would be resumed on Saturday, saying the immense undertaking required hard work and commitment from many people involved.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some political commentators call US Secretary of State John Kerry’s latest comments a kind of pressure on presidential candidates to form a unity government, but others support him for his efforts to end the political deadlock.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Thursday said both the presidential candidates had agreed on new criteria proposed by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Afghanistan (UNAMA), allowing the vote audit to resume on Saturday.
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Religious leaders in southeastern Khost province have urged the Afghan government and local residents to generously support refugees from Waziristan as their religious obligation.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Campaign teams of both the presidential candidates on Thursday confirmed US secretary of state John Kerry’s remarks that no deal on switching to a parliamentary system had been reached.