KABUL (PAN): The Meshrano Jirga, or upper house of parliament, on Tuesday endorsed an Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) proposal for the creation of a home for the elderly, but suggested the care centre should have some other name.
KABUL (PAN): The United Nations and Afghan lawmakers on Tuesday discounted a warning from the International Crisis Group (ICG) that the government in Kabul could collapse after the 2014 withdrawal of foreign troops.
KABUL (PAN): A parliamentary commission on Monday accused the Wolesi Jirga Secretariat head, Khudai Nazar Nasrat, of involvement in corruption. However, the official spurned the allegation as baseless.
KABUL (PAN): A split among members on proposed legislation about the composition and powers of the Attorney General Office (AGO) triggered a walkout from the Wolesi Jirga, or lower house of parliament, on Monday.