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Possible election delay worries reform panel member

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Mar 28, 2015 - 14:36
KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah has said without fundamental reforms in electoral panels, no elections will take place in the country.
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EWA Views on Establishment of Electoral Reform Commission

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Mar 23, 2015 - 15:49
23/03/2015 The Election Watch Organization of Afghanistan (EWA) welcomes the presidential decree on establishment of electoral reform commission after months of delay, hoping the body will accomplish the necessities and expectations for reform of...
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Timeline for parliamentary elections must be announced

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Jan 11, 2015 - 12:21
Kabul: Transparent Election Foundation of Afghanistan (TEFA) is deeply concerned on ambiguity over parliamentary election’s timeline, not establishment of election reform commission by National Unity Government, and the unlikely approval for...
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Senators’ oath-taking ceremony next week: Ezedyar

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Dec 25, 2014 - 14:49
KABUL (Pajhwok): The senators proposed by the provincial councils are scheduled to be sworn in next week, the Meshrano Jirga deputy chairman said on Thursday.
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Concerns over cabinet delay inflated: Feldman

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Dec 24, 2014 - 13:18
KABUL (Pajhwok): The US special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan has said concerns over delay in cabinet formation by the Ashraf Ghani administration are inflated
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MPs cannot amend law on poll panels: Qazi

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Dec 22, 2014 - 17:57
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Commission for Overseeing the Implementation of the Constitution and Lawyers Association said on Monday the Wolesi Jirga was in in last year of its legislative term and could not amend the law on the structure, duties and powers of the poll panels.
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New cabinet may be unveiled today

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Dec 22, 2014 - 15:31
KABUL (Pajhwok): New cabinet members are likely to be introduced to the Wolesi Jirga -- or lower house of the parliament -- for a vote of confidence today (Monday), well-placed sources said.
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Poll process shouldn’t be politicised: Nuristani

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Dec 21, 2014 - 19:40
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Elections Commission (IEC) chief on Sunday said the Wolesi Jirga could not amend the law on the structure, duties and authority of the poll panels.
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Some cabinet picks may be named on Monday

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Dec 18, 2014 - 00:00
KABUL (Pajhwok): The unity government is likely to send some Cabinet nominees to parliament for a vote of confidence on Monday, a reliable source confided to Pajhwok Afghan News.
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New cabinet to be named soon: Abdullah

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Dec 17, 2014 - 15:37
KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr Abdullah Abdullah promised on Wednesday new Cabinet members before the end of the timeframe given by President Ashraf Ghani.
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Baghlan PC head elected unopposed

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Dec 15, 2014 - 20:45
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The provincial council (PC) of northern Baghlan province finally elected its chief unopposed on Monday, about a month after the council was sworn-in.
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IEC appointments: EWA unveils mechanism

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Dec 11, 2014 - 17:05
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Election Watch Afghanistan (EWA) has introduced a new mechanism for the appointment of Independent Election Commission (IEC) members and addressing poll-related complaints in a judicious manner.
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IEC appointments: EWA unveils mechanism

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Dec 11, 2014 - 16:59
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Election Watch Afghanistan (EWA) has introduced a new mechanism for the appointment of Independent Election Commission (IEC) members and addressing poll-related complaints in a judicious manner.
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IEC names 29 PC members as senators

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Dec 01, 2014 - 18:59
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Monday named 29 members of different provincial councils (PC) as senators. Another five PC members will be nominated later on.
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4 women to be inducted into new cabinet

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Nov 30, 2014 - 14:31
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah have agreed on most points, paving way for early formation of the cabinet, an official said on Sunday.
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Newly-elected Herat PC members sworn-in

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Nov 27, 2014 - 17:34
KABUL (Pajhwok): The newly-elected provincial council (PC) members of western Herat province were sworn-in on Thursday after weeks of protests by losing candidates, officials said.
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Electronic ID cards to ensure election transparency: IEC

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Nov 23, 2014 - 17:36
KABUL (Pajhwok): Chairman of the Independent Elections Commission (IEC) said that issuance of new electronic identity cards, exact number of voters and tight security would ensure transparency in future elections.
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Khost council remains split over Senate rep

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Nov 23, 2014 - 16:13
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Some members of the provincial council in southeastern Khost province on Sunday alleged they had been offered bribes to vote for a specific senatorial candidate.
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Body formed to investigate fraud in elections

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Nov 22, 2014 - 20:09
KABUL (Pajhwok): Chairman of the Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) said Saturday a committee had been formed to investigate officials allegedly involved fraud and rigging in the April elections.
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No breakthrough in talks on new Cabinet

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Nov 22, 2014 - 18:55
KABUL (Pajhwok): Talks between President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah were underway to form the new Cabinet ahead of the London Conference, but there has been no breakthrough, an official said.
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