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‘Impossible’ for IEC to Adopt Biometric System in Elections – Observers

Independent Election Watchdogs say the Election Commission (IEC) and the government have lost the opportunity of adopting a biometric system in Election Day. Amid risen tensions with the political parties, the election commission days earlier accepted the plan to introduce biometric voter registration system in Election Day. However, an electoral …

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1,000 Afghan Security Forces Die Monthly

The opposition groups killed so many Afghan security forces in 2018, an average of 1,000 every month. The daily fatalities among Afghan soldiers and policemen were more than double that last week: roughly 57 a day. The shockingly high rates of Afghan troops’ casualties have drawn harsh reactions in the …

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IEC Takes Actions Under Gov’t Instructions: NNF

The chairman of New National Front (NNF) Anwarulhaq Ahadi claims that the Independent Election Commission (IEC) is working under government’s instructions and considerations. According to Ahadi, IEC has no independence in using the biometric system and the decision was taken by the government. “We call for transparency in the upcoming …

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U.S. Not Honest with Afghanistan: MPs

A number of Parliament Members at the Lower House said the United States was not honest in its commitments to end war in Afghanistan. Afghan lawmakers reemphasized to review the Bilateral Security Agreement with U.S. to show how U.S. fulfilled its commitments to Afghanistan. “The Lower House should not change …

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