KABUL (PAN): The lower house of parliament on Tuesday rejected nominees for three Cabinet slots and the spy service chief, saying the picks should be introduced to lawmakers for a vote of confidence by the president or one of his deputies.
KABUL (PAN): The Meshrano Jirga --- upper house of parliament --- on Sunday asked the foreign minister to brief the International Affairs Commission on a British lawmaker’s plan for the division of Afghanistan.
KABUL (PAN): The Meshrano Jirga -- upper house of parliament -- on Sunday decided to refer a draft containing Abdul Rab Rassoul Sayyaf’s remarks on suicide attacks to the government for implementation.
KABUL (PAN): US forces have been keeping in custody 200 Afghan prisoners held over the past six months, despite an agreement in March on the transfer of inmates to Afghan control, the Open Society Foundations (OSF) said on Thursday.
KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs has introduced to the Wolesi Jirga for trust vote President Hamid Karzai’s picks for defence, interior and tribal affairs ministers, as well as the spy agency head.
KABUL (PAN): Meshrano Jirga, upper house, members on Tuesday voiced their apprehensions about pro-government militias, insisting on an investigation into Sunday’s massacre of civilians in northern Kunduz province.