KABUL (Pajhwok): Calling for a second round of presidential elections on schedule, Meshrano Jirga members on Sunday urged the people to widely participate in an imminent runoff between two top-voted candidates.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Meshrano Jirga members on Sunday said problems and challenges Afghanistan was facing today stemmed from the coup against President Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan by the communist People’s Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA) on April 27, 1978.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga on Saturday asked the government to declare a day of national mourning after devastating floods killed 107 people and left thousands homeless in north and northwestern Afghanistan.
KABUL (Pajhwok): A police guard shot dead three Americans, including a doctor, before he was shot injured by an Afghan colleague at a US charity-run children’s hospital west of Kabul City on Thursday, officials said.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga on Wednesday agreed to firm up a new date for summoning again Da Afghanistan Bank governor Noorullah Dilawari and deciding his fate after he failed to appear before the assembly twice.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Wolesi Jirga --- lower house of parliament --- members on Monday asked the Independent Election Commission (IEC) to withhold preliminary results until fraudulent votes were separated from original ones.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Angrily reacting to the reported execution of six more Afghans on death row in Iran, some Meshrano Jirga or the upper house of parliament members on Sunday asked the government to shut down Iranian charity and other organisations in Afghanistan.