KABUL (PAN): Some senators on Tuesday asked President Hamid Karzai to take the parliament and the nation into confidence on the “ghost money” the CIA allegedly handed out to his office over the past decade.
KABUL (PAN): The Wolesi Jirga on Monday authorised the Independent Election Commission (IEC) to announce final poll results, recommending the creation of a polling centre in each province of the country’s 35 provinces.
KABUL (PAN): Some lower house members, condemning the 1978 communist coup, on Saturday called for the government to make special arrangements for celebrating the Mujahideen’s Victory Day in a befitting manner.
KABUL (PAN): Some members of the Wolesi Jirga -- or lower house of parliament -- were on Saturday accused of violating the assembly’s decision that lawmakers would not visit the Ministry of Interior (MoI) for a month.
KABUL (PAN): The Wolesi Jirga on Wednesday rejected an article of the proposed election law suggesting a panel of judges to investigate poll fraud claims. Lawmakers insisted such authority rested with the Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC).
KABUL (PAN): Afghan officials on Tuesday alleged cross-border attacks from Pakistan into eastern provinces were aimed at mounting pressure on Kabul to recognise the Durand Line as a permanent international border.