KABUL (Pajhwok): Promising high government positions to women, front-line presidential candidate Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Sunday said he would bring to justice those involved in violence against the gender.
KABUL (Pajhwok): In a move to ensure greater transparency in elections, the Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) has directed the provincial authorities to remain neutral during the April 5 presidential and provincial council polls.
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): A three-year-old girl has been diagnosed poliovirus positive in the Ghaziabad district of eastern Kunar province, the first case surfacing in the province this year, an official said on Sunday.
MAIMANA/ SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Four civilians were killed and two others injured in a road accident in northwestern Faryab while a soldier of Afghan National Army (ANA) was killed in the northwestern Jawzjan province, official said Sunday.
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): At least 13 militants and three Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were lost to a battle that saw the forces recapturing a Taliban-controlled area in southern Helmand province, officials said Sunday.