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    Lawmakers to meet Ghani on cabinet delay

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga on Wednesday asked its administrative board members to hold a meeting with President Ashraf Ghani on the delay in the announcement of the cabinet.


    Amid walkout, Senate returns budget to WJ

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Amidst a walkout by some members, the Meshrano Jirga on Tuesday returned the draft budget for next year, with a string of recommendations, to the lower house.


    MPs blast Mehsud’s handover to Pakistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Wolesi Jirga members on Monday criticised the transfer of three terror suspects, including a top militant commander, to Pakistan and sought explanation from Afghan security organs.


    Logar officials accused of massive corruption

    PUL-I-ALM (Pajhwok): A number of provincial council members of central Logar province on Wednesday threatened to boycott until some senior officials were removed from their positions.


    Senators back elevation of deputy ministers

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some members of the Meshrano Jirga on Tuesday defended the appointment of acting deputy ministers as a legal step, but others insisted on the early nomination of cabinet picks.


    MPs fault nomination of acting deputy ministers

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The appointment of acting deputy ministers is in conflict with the law, some members of the Wolesi Jirga said on Monday, reminding the government to refer cabinet picks to the lower house.


    Govt officials complicit in attacks: MPs

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Meshrano Jirga on Sunday once again accused some high-ranking government officials of being complicit in fomenting violence across the country.


    WJ refers 10 govt entities to judicial organs

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga (WJ) on Saturday rejected budget utilisation reports and decided to refer 10 government entities to judicial organs for violating the relevant law.


    Civil society seeks action over Paktika attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Civil society representatives on Friday called for a thorough investigation into a recent deadly bombing that killed scores of people in the Yahyakhel district of southeastern Paktika province.

    Security and Crime

    3 guesthouse attackers killed: Salangi

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Three suicide bombers were killed by police during an overnight attack on a foreign guesthouse in the Wazir Akbar Khan diplomatic district of Kabul, a senior Ministry of Interior official said on Friday.