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    Steps on to curb violence against women

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Minister of Women’s Affairs Husan Bano Ghazanfar on Sunday informed the Senate that offices were being set up in 100 districts to combat violence against women.


    Respect poll panels’ decision, runners asked

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Wolesi Jirga members on Wednesday urged the Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) to stay neutral and asked candidates to respect the decision of the poll panels.


    Draft mining law parts to be debated again

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga on Wednesday decided the joint lower house commission would debate again a new draft mining law before it was placed before the general session for approval.


    Senators concerned at growing insecurity

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Senate on Tuesday voiced its grave concern at the deteriorating security situation across the country, particularly in the eastern zone.


    Senators for 2nd round of polls on schedule

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Calling for a second round of presidential elections on schedule, Meshrano Jirga members on Sunday urged the people to widely participate in an imminent runoff between two top-voted candidates.


    Today’s crises legacy of 1978 coup: MPs

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Meshrano Jirga members on Sunday said problems and challenges Afghanistan was facing today stemmed from the coup against President Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan by the communist People’s Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA) on April 27, 1978.

    Governance,Accidents & Disasters

    Floods: MPs ask govt to declare national mourning

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga on Saturday asked the government to declare a day of national mourning after devastating floods killed 107 people and left thousands homeless in north and northwestern Afghanistan.

    Security and Crime

    Hospital guard guns down 3 US medics in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A police guard shot dead three Americans, including a doctor, before he was shot injured by an Afghan colleague at a US charity-run children’s hospital west of Kabul City on Thursday, officials said.


    MPs want final results in stipulated time

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga on Wednesday asked the Independent Election Commission (IEC) to announce the final results from the April 5 elections in the stipulated time.


    Wolesi Jirga mulls final word on Dilawari’s fate

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga on Wednesday agreed to firm up a new date for summoning again Da Afghanistan Bank governor Noorullah Dilawari and deciding his fate after he failed to appear before the assembly twice.