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IEC Finalizes Biometric System for Election Day

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) said on Sunday that the use of biometric technology has been finalized for the Election Day. “Using the biometric system in the Election Day is imminent,” Hafizullah Hashemi, a member of IEC said. There were many criticisms over the training process of electoral employees to …

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President Ghani Bans Import of Saffron

President Ghani has banned the import of saffron in a bid to increase domestic products. Welcoming the president’s move, the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation, and livestock (MAIL), in a statement said that the import of Saffron will cause a decline in the price of the product and increase in plant …

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U.S. Service Member Killed in Afghanistan

A U.S. service member assigned to the NATO mission in Afghanistan was killed on Thursday, the Resolute Support said. “One U.S. service member assigned to the NATO Resolute Support mission was killed in Afghanistan on October 4,” the mission said in a press release. The incident is under investigation, Resolute …

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Khalilzad to Visit Afghanistan, Regional Countries to Support Afghan Peace Process

The U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan peace process, Zalmay Khalilzad will visit Afghanistan, Pakistan, UAE, Qatar and Saudi Arabia in support of the Afghan peace process. The U.S. Department of State in a statement said “Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad will lead an interagency delegation to Afghanistan, Pakistan, …

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IECC Accepts Some Candidates Violate Election Law

The Independent Electoral Complaint Commission (IECC) accepts that a number of parliamentary election candidates violate election law during their electoral campaigns. “We are witnessing that a number of candidates who want to join the house of nation violate the law. They are using public and private areas for their electoral …

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British Council Launches Music Project in Kabul

The British Council launched a creative video and music project under the name of ‘Mix the City-Afghanistan’ in Kabul on Wednesday. According to UK embassy in Kabul, the project is an interactive musical experience connecting music and cities with end-users accessing online digital music. “It shows the strength of culture …

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Construction Work of Iron Melting Factory Kicks off in Kabul, Worth $20 Million

Government officials and businessmen laid the foundation stone for the construction of an Iron melting factory in Kabul on Tuesday which worth $20 million. Khan Mohammad Wardak, the owner of the manufacturing factory said that the factory will begin operation next year.  “We have great capacity and can make major economic activities in the future,” …

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