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MPs Decide to Impeach NDS Chief Stanikzai

Lawmakers in the Lower House of Parliament on Wednesday decided to impeach the chief of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) Mohammad Masoum Stanikzai on next Wednesday over a number of issues. Speaker of the House Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi said the decision was made after 48 lawmakers signed a petition …

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76 Thousand Voters Registered in Four Days: IEC

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) says 76,000 people have been registered to vote in upcoming parliamentary and district council elections since last four days. IEC on Saturday began registering voters across the country as the commission seeks to ensure that long-delayed legislative elections in October are seen as credible and …

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Taliban Kidnaps IEC Staff Members in Ghor

The Taliban militants have kidnapped three IEC voter registration employees along with two policemen in central Ghor province, officials said Tuesday. The individuals have been kidnapped from a voter registration center in Ferozkoh City of the province, said Fazlullah Jalali, head of IEC’s provincial office. Confirming the incident, Mohammad Iqbal …

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Afghanistan Blames Pakistan for Cross-Border Incursion

The Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on Tuesday blamed Pakistani forces for the recent clashes which erupted between the Afghan and Pakistani forces near the two countries disputed border. “The Afghan people were not responsible, the residents of Jaji Maidan were not responsible; unfortunately, an incident happened in which [Pakistani forces] …

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