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    MPs blast Kabul police double standards

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some lawmakers on Wednesday accused Kabul police of discriminating between parliamentarians and government figures during a crackdown on vehicles with tinted glass. But the Ministry of Interior rejected the allegation as groundless.


    Senators call for election result on schedule

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Meshrano Jirga on Tuesday asked the Independent Election Commission (IEC) to announce the presidential election result on schedule (Wednesday).


    We no longer recognise Kabul mayor: Speaker

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga, or lower house of parliament, on Monday said that it no longer formally recognised the Kabul mayor, urging lawmakers to call off their strike against the official.


    Meshrano Jirga rejects law curbing land grab

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Senate on Sunday rejected a draft law curbing the menace of land grab, with legislators saying that some provisions of the proposed measure encouraged land-grabbers.


    Senate amends Article 19 of Election Law

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Senate on Sunday amended Article 19 of the Election Law, enabling lawmakers to contest polls without resigning their lower house membership.


    EU vows aid if elections go to 2nd round

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The European Union on Thursday voiced its willingness to provide Afghanistan with financial and technical support if the presidential election went to the second round.


    Non-approval of law blocks CNICs distribution

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministries of Interior (MoI) and Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) on Wednesday said the process of distributing computerised national identity cards (CNICs) was delayed by non-endorsement of the population census law by the president.

    Security and Crime

    Daudzai warns Kabul police over robberies

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Interior Minister Mohammad Omar Daudzai on Tuesday warned of a major reshuffle in Kabul police if they failed to combat robberies in the central capital within two weeks.


    Senators stress halt to Afghans’ execution in Iran

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Efforts are being made to convince the Iranian government into transferring the bodies of the Afghans executed in the neighbouring country, a senior official of the Foreign Ministry informed lawmakers on Tuesday.


    Wolesi Jirga refers Dilawari issue to HOCIC

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga on Monday sought explanation from the High Oversight Commission on Implementation of Constitution (HOCIC) if the lower house had a constitutional mandate to summon the central bank chief.