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IEC Delays Afghanistan’s Presidential Election Until July 20

Afghanistan’s presidential election has been delayed until July 20, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) announced on Sunday. The presidential election which was originally scheduled for April 20, was delayed after problems raised in using a biometric system and finalizing results of Afghan parliamentary elections. According to the IEC Chief Abdul …

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Qaisari Released with ‘Official’ Order of NDS Chief

Intelligence Chief Massoum Stanekzai has “officially” ordered the Attorney General’s office to release Nizamuddin Qaisari, the former police chief of Faryab’s Qaisar district, according to an official letter obtained by Ariana News. Qaisari was freed from the National Directorate of Security (NDS) detention on Friday evening after serving about six …

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Turkey to Buy 300Kg of Afghan Saffron

The Ministry of Agriculture says the export of Afghan Saffron to markets in abroad has increased, stressing that Turkey is ready to buy 300 kilograms of saffron from Afghanistan. “Several countries have shown willingness to buy Afghan saffron including Turkey which is set to buy about 300kg of the saffron …

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AGO Imposes Travel Ban on Five Members of AFF

Attorney general’s office has imposed a travel ban on five members of Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) including on its president Keramuddin Karim, following the investigation into alleged sexual abuse of female footballers by the staff of the federation. According to AGO spokesman, Jamshid Rasooli, the four other members of AFF …

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Halim Fedai Appointed as Khost Governor

Mohammad Halim Fedai has been appointed as governor of Khost province by President Ashraf Ghani, the Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) said on Thursday. Fedai is originally from Paktika province. He has served as governor for Maidan Wardak and Logar provinces in the past. He holds a master degree …

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MoI Releases New Guideline for Afghan Police

The Afghan Ministry of Interior Affairs (MoIA) released a new guideline on Wednesday and urged all of its staff members to strictly observe it. The new guideline which was introduced immediately after the appointment of former Afghan intelligence chief Amrullah Saleh as interior minister includes 11 items which are not …

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