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Ghani Asked Int. Community to Monitor Presidential Elections

President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday asked the international community and electoral watchdogs to monitor the upcoming presidential election of Afghanistan. According to a statement released by the presidential palace, President Ghani raised the issue during a joint meeting between the Independent Election Commission (IEC), the international community and the government …

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Nearly 250,000 Voters Register As Process Ends

The voter’s registration process for the upcoming presidential election which began on June 8 was officially ended today. Officials in the Independent Election Commission (IEC) says that around 250,000 people have registered themselves through the process across the country but they do not consider this number satisfying. “Totally, we have …

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IEC Accused of Registering Ghost Voters

The Independent Election Commission has announced the number of newly registered voters over 100,000 but electoral observers describe this figure as deceptive and inaccurate. “IEC presents an imaginary number of registered voters. The commission has failed in this process, therefore, they want to pretend that they have succeeded,” said Habibullah …

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Presidential Candidates Warn of Boycotting Upcoming Elections

A group of presidential candidates announced on Saturday that more than ten of them will not participate in the upcoming presidential elections if President Ghani remains in power before holding the election. The candidates added that their electoral tickets and their supports will boycott the upcoming presidential elections if an …

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IEC Rejects UN Proposal For Upcoming Elections

Afghanistan’s IEC on Monday rejected the UN proposal of delaying the provincial councils and Ghazni parliamentary elections. UN insists on holding the timely presidential elections. According to a tweet, Tadamichi Yamamoto, UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, said that “Critically important that credible Afghanistan Presidential elections take place on time …

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Afghan Presidential Election Delayed by Three Months

Afghanistan’s upcoming presidential election will be delayed for three months, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) said on Wednesday. Abdul Aziz Ibrahimi, a spokesman for the IEC told Ariana News that the decision was made to bring necessary electoral reforms and get fully prepared for the election. Meanwhile, a source in …

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