KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential runner Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Thursday said he would consult religious scholars about government’s affairs and his government would be based on the concepts of Afghaniyat (Afghan-hood) and Islamiyat (Muslim-hood) if he won the June 14 presidential election runoff.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Welcoming the release of five senior Taliban leaders from Guantanamo Bay prison, Senate Chairman Fazl Hadi Muslimyar on Tuesday said the former detainees should have been handed over to the Afghan government.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Defence Minister Bismillah Khan Mohammadi on Saturday said Pakistan had embarked on plots to sabotage the second round of presidential elections slated for June 14, but tight security arrangements had been put in place to secure the crucial vote.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga on Wednesday said it could not approve within days a draft anti-money laundering law and called for summoning the officials who delayed sending the measure to the assembly.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan would run into a severe economic crisis with the pullout of foreign forces later this year, some lawmakers warned on Wednesday, but others rejected the concerns at groundless.