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IEC Backs Plan of Holding Zone-Based Elections in Ghazni

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Tuesday stressed on holding zone-based elections in Ghazni province, insisting that in the current situation the focus shouldn’t be on violation of the constitution. Earlier, the Independent Commission for overseeing the implementation of the constitution said that the IEC has violated the article 36 of the constitution by dividing Ghazni …

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Parliament Session Disrupted After MPs Engaged in Physical Fight

The Afghan lower house of parliament session on Wednesday ended without any result after some parliamentarians verbally and physically attacked Abdul Latif Pedram, a member of parliament representing Badakhshan province. The confrontation erupted after MP Pedram criticized the government for dividing Ghazni province into three electoral constituencies, saying the government …

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UK to Deploy More Troops to Afghanistan

The UK Army will deploy 440 more troops to Afghanistan to train the Afghan National Security Forces. Laura Kuenssberg, the BBC’s political editor said, “Whispers tonight National Security Council to discuss increasing number of UK troops in Afhganistan tomorrrow, with govt likely to send another 440 to help train Afghan …

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