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Abdullah deadline puts Afghan election in peril

The presidential contender, Abdullah Abdullah on Monday issued another ultimatum over the disputed election result, threatening to withdraw from all efforts to negotiate a solution to the deepening political crisis. Abdullah claims that fraud cheated him of victory in the June 14 election, and fears have risen of a return …

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Auditing process to end in few days: IEC

The auditing process of all votes cast will be completed over the next few days and the final result of election would be announced soon, said the independent election commission (IEC). Spokesman of IEC, Noor Muhammad Noor said that after the announcement of the final result of election, it will …

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Explosion In Mazar-e-Sharif, 3 Killed

Explosives embedded in a bicycle detonated Monday afternoon in the city of Mazar-e-Sharif, capital of northern Balkh province. According to eyewitnesses, three people were killed in the blast that took place near Haji Ayub square, northwest to the Shrine of Hazrat Ali. However, the security sources have not yet commented …

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Freedom of Press Is Essential: EU in Kabul

The European Union office of Kabul has expressed deep concerns over increased violence against journalists in Afghanistan. “The European Union is very concerned by the high increase in violence against journalists in Afghanistan,” said in a statement released Monday. The statement added according to AJSC the level of violence against …

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Police Vehicle Attacked In Kundoz

A magnetic mine embedded in a police vehicle was detonated Monday before noon in northern Kundoz province. The security sources confirmed the incident, saying a number of people have been injured in the explosion. However, the exact figure of injured people is yet to be confirmed.  

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Defense Minister Muhammadi To Attend NATO Summit

The Presidential Palace has decided that the minister of defense Besmillah Muhammadi will attend the important meeting of NATO member countries in Wales of UK. The new President of Afghanistan was expected to represent the country in NATO meeting, however the new President is yet to be elected following electoral …

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Digital Technology system in place: MoIT

After 13 years of development on the Technology and Information aspect in Afghanistan the Analog system changed into Digital. Minister of Information and Technology in Afghanistan Amirzai Sangin during his speech in the inauguration ceremony said,” the current technology system is being experienced in Afghanistan that means it will cover …

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IECC validates 4 polling sites

Independent Election complains commission IECC officials have validated the four polling centers which had been invalidated during the process due to no reliable reasons.   IECC officials have also said, “From 64 polling centers had been invalidated four centers were validated due to no reliable documents and complains.”   Abdul …

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About %84 of Votes Audited: IEC Officials

Independent Election Commission officials IEC have said,” about %83.4 of the second round of the presidential election has been audited.” They have also said that auditing process ended in 1th warehouse and the workers were re-assigned to other ware house to accelerate the auditing process. According to IEC officials 1947 …

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Kabul Police Detain Paghman Incident Perpetrators

Kabul Police have detained suspects accused of looting and sexually assaulting female participants of a wedding in Paghman district of Kabul. Chief of Kabul Police, General Zahir Zahir, said Sunday the suspects had been involved in many criminal cases. He stated these criminals had been detained several times but were …

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Karzai To Leave Office This Tuesday

President Hamid Karzai, whose Presidential term has already been finished, is going to leave the Presidential palace on coming Tuesday, said chief of Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC).   Satar Sadat told reporters Sunday that President Karzai was leaving his office this Tuesday without a formal Farwell ceremony.   He …

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23 Killed In Herat Road Mishap

At least 23 people were died and three others wounded in a traffic accident in western Herat province early Sunday morning. Director of traffic department of Herat has confirmed the road mishap, saying the accident took place in Maslakh area when a passenger vehicle collided with a freight vehicle. Ghulam …

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Narcotic cultivation empowers Taliban Warns: Din Mohd

Ministry of counter Narcotic drugs Din Mohammad Mubariz Rashidi has warned that Narcotic cultivations empowers Taliban ranks financially. He claimed the following group is using the current financial supports to keep the war fire flaming in Afghanistan. Mr. Mubariz insisted that serious measurements and acts from the Afghan Government and …

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Final Result To Come This week: IEC

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) has said the final result of Presidential Election will be announced in next five or six days. IEC spokesman Noor Muhammad Noor said Saturday that discussions were underway to put an end to remaining stages of vote audit and also finalize the date for announcing …

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51 Killed, Wounded In Jalalabad Blast

A compound of Afghan intelligence agency called National Directorate of Security (NDS) was attacked early Saturday morning in eastern Jalalabad, officials confirmed. A suicide bomber detonated his explosives at the entrance of NDS building around 4:30 am, governor’s spokesman said. Referring from reporting on death toll, Ahmad Zia Abdulzai stated …

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Auditing process to be complete by Sep.10: Yan Kubish

United Nations special envoy in Kabul, Yan Kubish said that the auditing process is going well but completing the audit process would not be possible by Sep.2, when president Karzai wants his successor to be inaugurated. UN top diplomat expressed hope in an interview with Hamid Karzai that the auditing …

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