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Voter Registration Materials to Reach Provinces in Two Weeks: IEC

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KABUL – Transfer of voter registration materials to provinces will be completed in two weeks, the Independent Election Commission said on Saturday. Such materials have already been delivered in eight provinces, said Zabihullah Sadat, acting spokesman of IEC. Voter registration for September presidential election is scheduled to kick off on …

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Well-Known Religious Scholar Killed in Kabul Explosion

An explosion ripped through a mosque in Kabul City earlier this afternoon killing one person and injuring at least 16 others, Interior Ministry said

KABUL – An explosion ripped through a mosque in Kabul City earlier this afternoon killing one person and injuring at least 16 others, Interior Ministry said in a statement. A well-known religious scholar, Mawlawi Samiullah Raihan, was killed and 16 people were wounded in an explosion that happened inside a …

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Taliban Hit Missiles on Bagram Airfield

Bagram Airfield

KABUL – Bagram Airbase, the largest US military base in northern Parwan province of Afghanistan, was shelled with missiles on Wednesday night, a local official said. Abdul Wasay Rahimi, Deputy Police Chief of Parwan said the missiles were fired at around 9 pm last night. In retaliation, the US airstrikes …

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Afghan Politicians Continue Their Call for Interim Govt

Afghan politicians continue their call for interim govt

KABUL – There is a palpable buzz in Afghanistan these days about the forthcoming presidential election, with people and politicians discussing, debating and speculating the future of their war-torn country. A total of 11 candidates among the politicians are in the fray, vying for the most powerful yet most dangerous …

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FM Rabbani Praises Chinese Development Projects

FM Rabbani Praises Chinese Development Projects

KABUL – Minister of Foreign Affairs Slahuddin Rabbani met deputy to International Liaison Department of the Communist Party of China, Wang Yajuan, here in his office yesterday. Wang hinted to bilateral relations of Afghanistan and China, saying his country shares the same interests as of Afghanistan and applauded the enhancing …

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