KABUL (Pajhwok): The Transparent Election Foundation of Afghanistan (TEFA) on Saturday said it was all set to deploy 5,000 observers to monitor the April 5 presidential and provincial council elections.
KABUL (Pajhwok):Following completion of the Taloqan River Bank Flood Protection Project, it was officially handed over to the Taloqan River Basin Department on Friday, said a press statement issued by the German Cooperation with Afghanistan.
NEW YORK (Pajhwok): UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake has said they are working with the Afghan government to realise the action plan Kabul signed with the United Nations in 2011 on ending the recruitment and use of child soldiers.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential candidate Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Friday said he would strongly pursue the fight against Afghanistan’s enemies involved in slaughtering its elders and thousands of innocent citizens.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Canada’s Ambassador to Afghanistan Deborah A. Lyons has said religious scholars have a leading role to play in creating awareness among women about their participation and right to vote in the historic Afghan elections.
KABUL (Pajhwok): A mobile social network on Friday said it was reaching out to more than 1.6 million Afghans across the country, asking citizens if they have registered to vote, raise their voices and use their constitutionally protected freedom of speech.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will release id="mce_marker"5 million to the Afghan government from the US -Afghan Incentive Fund in recognition of progress on the commitment it made to develop a provincial budgeting policy, as part of the country’s Tokyo Conference commitments.
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Five persons were killed and 17 others, including women and children, injured when a van and a passenger bus collided head-on in western Herat province, an official said on Thursday.