Ghani Fires MoFA Spokesman, Abdullah Says He Is Not Fired

(TOLO news): Sediqqi announced the personnel change with a tweet on Sunday: “President Ghani has appointed Mr. Mirwais Nab as Deputy Minister for Economic Cooperation Ministry of Foreign Affairs and caretaker of the office of Spokesperson of the ministry. The former MOFA acting Spokesperson has been fired due to his latest irresponsible comments.” The argument

By |2019-10-07T05:12:43+00:00October 7th, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Afghan Taliban releases three Indian hostages: Report

(The business line India): The Afghan Taliban said it has freed three Indian engineers held hostage for over a year in an exchange for securing the release of 11 of its members, including some high-ranking officials of the militant group, according to a media report on Monday. The prisoner swap happened on Sunday, The Express Tribune

By |2019-10-07T05:09:26+00:00October 7th, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

4,599 Afghan refugees repatriated in last seven months

(The Express Tribune): The volunteer repatriation of the Afghan refugees faces failures as only 4,599 refugees have been repatriated to their native country in last seven months. Each year the United Nation High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) announces repatriation of the Afghan refugees through their facilitation centers while the efforts of the repatriation have seemingly

By |2019-10-07T05:04:57+00:00October 7th, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

“Election results likely to take 50 days”

(Afghanistan Times): The Independent Electoral Complaint Commission (IECC), rejected President Ghani’s predicts over the date of election results, saying the results announcement would take 50 days. President Ghani had earlier said that the swearing-in ceremony of the new president would take place in three weeks after the final results of election are announced. But the

By |2019-10-06T05:09:44+00:00October 6th, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Election Campaigns Upset By Delayed Biometric Device Transfer

(TOLO news): A number of electoral groups and election-monitoring bodies say the process of moving these devices is going too slow, providing time to access and alter results. The critics also say there is no oversight on how these devices have been secured in provincial centers, which matters because the time setting of biometric devices

By |2019-10-05T05:53:56+00:00October 5th, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Pre-election Voter Deletion Under Scrutiny

(TOLO news): According to officials at the commission, this step was taken to ensure transparency and to prevent the use of fake ID cards. “At the time of the correction, the commission identified and removed about 400,000 ID cards,” said Zabi Sadat, the commission deputy spokesman. Before the presidential election, the IEC had asked the

By |2019-10-05T05:51:03+00:00October 5th, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Afghan All-rounder Mohammad Nabi quashes his death rumors

(KHAAMA PRESS): Afghan All-rounder and former skipper Mohammad Nabi on Friday fell victim to death hoax after some fake news and trolls claimed he died due to an illness. The social media users started sharing photos of the athlete including an apparently altered or photoshopped photo of the star. Surprised to read the news online,

By |2019-10-05T05:33:56+00:00October 5th, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Electoral Tickets Concerned About High Number of Fraudulent Votes

(ATN NEWS): These tickets warn that if non-biometric votes are counted, a disaster in the country would follow the announcement of election results. Hamayun Harir, a member of Peace and Islamic Justice electoral team said,” unfortunately, there were two major problems that undermined the legitimacy of this election; low turnout of  voters and hundreds of

By |2019-10-05T05:28:33+00:00October 5th, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Afghan Taliban, Khalilzad meet to revive ‘scrapped’ peace talks

(Daily times): Pakistan facilitated the meeting weeks after US President Donald Trump abruptly cancelled the peace process in early September, citing a Taliban-claimed attack in Afghan capital Kabul that had killed an American soldier and 10 other people.Both sides decided to keep the meeting secret, according to the Taliban official. Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar led

By |2019-10-05T05:24:30+00:00October 5th, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Pakistan rubbishes reports of Imran Khan meeting Afghan delegation

(Islamabad, Oct 05): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan did not meet a high-level Afghan Taliban delegation to discuss the revival of the stalled peace process in Afghanistan, his top aide said, dismissing reports of the meeting in the local and international media as "not true". Several local and international media outlets had reported that prime

By |2019-10-05T05:19:36+00:00October 5th, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments
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