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UNSC Discusses Afghan Elections, Calls on All Parties to Ensure Credibility of Process  

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Monday discussed the upcoming parliamentary and district council elections of Afghanistan, recalled on all parties including the Afghan government, political parties, and electoral commissions to create conditions necessary for having “credible” elections. The UNSC in a statement said that over eight million people …

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Three Wounded in Rocket Attack in Kabul

As many as four rockets were landed in the capital Kabul on Tuesday, wounding at least three people, officials said. The rockets hit Afshar area, Kabul’s Police District 5 at around 01:30 pm on Tuesday. Confirming the incident, Kabul Police chief’s spokesman, Hashmatullah Stanekzai said that the rockets were fired …

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Faryab Residents Call for trial of Qaisari

A number of Faryab inhabitants gathered near the Human Rights Commission office in Kabul on Monday, calling for the trial of Nezamuddin Qaisari whom they accused of crimes against humanity. “Qaisari suddenly appeared at a time. I do not know! He is illiterate, has no womb, morality and humanity,” Najibullah, …

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Afghanistan Ranked Second-Worst Country in World for Protecting Minority Investors

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) said in a new report that Afghanistan ranked second-worst country in the world for protecting minority investors.  “Insecurity, corruption and lack of infrastructure are the main challenges. The government does not have a specific mechanism to protect the minority investors,” Khan Jan Alkozay, …

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Second Tribunal of Ex-Minister Ends Without Result

The second open trail of former Minister of Communications and Information Technology Abdul Razaq Wahidi ended without certain result. Representatives of local and international organizations, as well as civil society groups, were present in the courtroom to witness the high-profile trial. Wahidi was accused of corruption, misuse of authority and …

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MPs Accused Security Officials of Incompetence

A number of Parliament Members accused the Interior and Defense ministries of incompetence on Saturday, saying both ministries have been turned into butchery for the Afghan military forces. The Lower House of Parliament summoned the top security officials to today’s session, but they refused to attend the session for accountability. …

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