KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of religious leaders coming from a number of provinces to Kabul on Monday said they would support presidential candidate Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai in next month’s elections and urged him to implement Sharia law if he won.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan’s federal minister for states and frontier regionsalongwith a delegation will arrive in Kabul on Tuesday to attend the funeral ceremony of late Mohammad Qasim Fahim, Afghanistan’s Vice-President.
KABUL (Pajhwok): A Taliban-designated district chief was among seven militants killed during separate clashes with Afghan security forces in western Farah and southern Kandahar provinces, officials said on Monday.
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A large number of people on Monday complained they could not be issued voter registration cards due to insufficient staff at the provincial Independent Election Commission (IEC) office in northwestern Faryab province.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The European Union (EU) special representative in Afghanistan on Monday said they were “deeply concerned” at the level of violence against Afghan women, and urged upon the government to adopt all measures to protect the gender's rights.
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Religious scholars in southeastern Khost province have demanded practical steps from both the Afghan government and the international community toward making peace talks with insurgents result-oriented.
KABUL (Pajhwok): With less than one month to go until the April 5 elections, the Taliban on Monday renewed their threat to disrupt what they called “the latest plot of invaders” by attacking everyone associated with the electoral process.