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Afghanistan Blames Pakistan for Cross-Border Incursion

The Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on Tuesday blamed Pakistani forces for the recent clashes which erupted between the Afghan and Pakistani forces near the two countries disputed border. “The Afghan people were not responsible, the residents of Jaji Maidan were not responsible; unfortunately, an incident happened in which [Pakistani forces] …

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Pakistan’s State-to-State Preconditions Against Afghan National Interests: MPs

A number of Parliament Members at the Lower House say that Pakistan’s state-to-state preconditions proposed to the government are against the national interests. The Pakistani Prime Minister, Shahid Khan Abbasi in his recent visit to Kabul has reportedly proposed six pre-conditions to the Afghan government which includes the dismissal of …

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Voters’ Registration Process Lacks Public Awareness Campaign: Observers

Criticizing the Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Saturday, the election observers said that the voters’ registration process lacks public awareness campaign. President Ashraf Ghani formally inaugurated the voters’ registration process for the upcoming parliamentary and district council’s elections today. Mohammad Yousuf Rashid, the executive director of Free and fair Election Forum of …

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Voters’ Registration Process Prevents Fraud, Irregularities in Election: Abdullah

The Chief Executive, Abdullah Abdullah says the voters’ registration process prevents excessive fraud and corruption in the upcoming elections. Abdullah declared that as the voters’ registration process launched today, the forthcoming parliamentary and district elections must be held as scheduled. “We believe that the upcoming election should be held on …

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Militants Kill 11 Security Forces in Herat

Taliban insurgents have assaulted a security outpost in Shindand district of Herat Province, killing at least 11 government security forces, officials said. Four policemen were wounded by a roadside bomb en route to the checkpoint to provide backup during the hours-long assault that began late Thursday night, Herat provincial governor …

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