KABUL (Pajhwok): Meshrano Jirga (upper house) members on Sunday expressed grave concern over growing incidents of violence in the country, calling upon the security forces to do their best to ensure peace.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga (lower house of parliament) on Saturday again denied giving a trust vote to three outgoing members of the Independent Commission for Overseeing the Implementation of Constitution (ICOIC).
KABUL (Pajhwok): The strategy for a government of national unity had been devised by the Afghan government and endorsed by the global fraternity to break the electoral deadlock, the first vice-president said on Saturday.
KABUL (Pajhwok): A former official of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) alleged on Thursday the devastating Orgun blast in southeastern Paktika province was planned by Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and conducted by the Haqqani network.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Interior Minister Muhammad Umar Daudzai informed legislators on Wednesday that torching of hundreds of NATO supply trucks in the Paghman district of Kabul some weeks back was a terrorist act.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Meshrano Jirga -- or upper house of parliament -- rejected on Tuesday a draft law allowing parliamentarians to take advantage of certain privileges even after completing their tenure.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Wolesi Jirga members on Monday criticised the house administrative board for failing to hold a general session, which was due to debate a draft law regarding municipalities and a fire incident that gutted nearly 400 oil tankers outside Kabul a week ago.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Meshrano Jirga members on Sunday welcomed the breakthrough in the deadlocked presidential election process, saying agreement between the two hopefuls brought to an end fears about a deepening political turmoil.