KABUL (Pajhwok): Two political parties threw their weight behind presidential candidate Dr. Zalmai Rassoul at a gathering marking the 19th death anniversary of Abul Ali Mazari, the founder of Wahdat-i-Milli Islami party, in Kabul on Thursday.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Wolesi Jirga members on Wednesday urged President Hamid Karzai to name a successor to late vice-president Mohammad Qasim Fahim and introduce him to the house for a vote of confidence as soon as possible.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of religious leaders coming from a number of provinces to Kabul on Monday said they would support presidential candidate Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai in next month’s elections and urged him to implement Sharia law if he won.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Promising high government positions to women, front-line presidential candidate Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Sunday said he would bring to justice those involved in violence against the gender.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Accusing some government officials of attending campaign rallies in violation of the electoral law, an election watchdog on Saturday claimed people in 62 districts across the country would be unable to participate in next month’s elections due to high security risks.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Council of Eastern Provinces and hundreds of people in northern Kunduz, Balkh and Faryab provinces on Monday threw their weight behind leading presidential runner Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Gas and oil businessmen on Sunday alleged “the oil mafia and its cronies” in the government had allowed the sale of low-quality petroleum products in the bazaar, a claim dismissed by the Norms and Standards Department.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Members of civil society organisations visited lawmaker Baktash Siawash on Monday when his protest entered a fifth consecutive day. He has been demanding compensation for families of dead and wounded security personnel.