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Suicide Attack in Helmand Leaves Eight Dead

At least eight people were killed after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives at the office of a candidate running for upcoming parliamentary elections in southern Helmand province on Tuesday afternoon, officials said. The incident took place at around 02:00 p.m. at the office of Mohammad Saleh Achakzay which also wounded 11 …

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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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