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    Partial results only a first snapshot: Kubis

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Sunday welcomed the announcement of the first batch of partial results, which the mission noted were only a small proportion of the millions of ballots cast.



    Governance

    Women’s role key to credible polls: UNAMA

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A senior UN mission official in Afghanistan on Wednesday said women’s participation in the upcoming presidential and provincial council polls was essential to ensuring an inclusive and credible electoral process.



    Governance

    UNSC extends UNAMA mandate for a year

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The United Nations Security Council on Monday extended the United Nations Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) for another year.



    Governance

    UN promises to be sincere Afghan partner

    KABUL (Pajhwok): United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman on Saturday promised the world body will continue to be Afghanistan’s close, reliable and sincere partner.



    Governance

    Kubiš rules out flawless elections

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Calling for an acceptable election process in Afghanistan, the top UN diplomat in the country on Saturday ruled out a flawless presidential vote, scheduled for April 5.



    Governance

    Kubiš slams killing poll campaign workers

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nation’s top diplomat in Afghanistan on Sunday strongly condemned the killing of two members of the election campaign team of presidential candidate Dr. Abdullah Abdullah.



    Governance

    Drone use must be regulated, says Ban

    KABUL (PAN): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has reiterated his call that the increasing use of armed drones in the war on terrorism must be regulated and controlled under international law.



    Governance

    UN chief supports peace talks with Taliban

    KABUL (PAN): The UN secretary-general has renewed his support for substantive peace negotiations between the Afghan government and Taliban.



    Governance

    Kubis extols election preparations; vows assistance

    KABUL (PAN): The United Nations (UN) on Thursday announced support for a democratic and inclusive election in Afghanistan, saying the country remained in focus of the international community.



    Governance

    Enemies want to derail presidential vote: Tanin

    WASHINGTON (PAN): The enemies of Afghanistan want to derail next year’s presidential vote, the country’s envoy to the United Nations told the Security Council on Thursday, a day after the assassination of a provincial election head, Amanullah Aman.