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    MoI offer to probe Amarkhel rejected

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Sunday said the Independent Election Commission (IEC) had rejected its offer to investigate fraud allegations against its secretary Ziaul Haq Amarkhel.


    MCIT to block officials’ fake accounts

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) on Saturday announced a plan for block fake social media accounts of government officials.


    Dr. Abdullah wants Amarkhel suspended

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential candidate Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, demanding transparency in the electoral process, on Monday urged the immediate suspension of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) secretary. 


    Kubiš stresses runoff election credibility

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations top diplomat in Afghanistan on Thursday urged all Afghans to participate actively in the second round of the presidential election, slated for June 14.


    IEC urges ulema to help lure women into vote

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Saturday urged religious scholars, women’s and the youth representatives to play a proactive role in creating awareness about the importance of the June 14 runoff election.


    Women rights protection top priority: Abdullah

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Major presidential hopeful Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Thursday lauded women’s participation in the April 5 polls and promised to protect their rights as his top priority if elected in the runoff round.


    ‘US silence on cross-border attacks against strategic pact’

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday strongly criticised the United States for what it called silence over the cross-border attacks from Pakistan on border villages in eastern Afghanistan, saying Kabul had on table the option to militarily respond to the aggression.


    IEC fires 5,300 fraud-tainted staffers

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Wednesday said it had fired and blacklisted more than 5,300 of its employees accused of fraud in the April 5 polls and had started replacing them.


    Ex-jihadi Leader supports Ahmadzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Former jihadi Leader Eng. Ahmad Shah Ahmadzai and other elders of his tribe on Friday announced support to presidential contender Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai in the runoff ballot due on June 14.