GARDEZ (Pajhwok): The appellate court officials in southeastern Paktia province on Monday said they had not received the cases of Wolesi Jirga candidates accused of electoral fraud and rigging.

KABUL (Pajhwok): Some provincial officials of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) accused of fraud and rigging in the last parliamentary polls would be dismissed and treated as per the law, a well-placed source said on Monday.

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Sunday said the Wolesi Jirga election results from some of electoral districts would be changed up to 100 percent following complaints from the relevant regions.

KABUL (Pajhwok): The residents of eastern Nangarhar province say they are not satisfied with the initial Wolesi Jirga election results and suspect ‘under-hand’ deals between candidates and the election commission

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IEC) has assured protesting candidates in northern Balkh province to separate transparent and fraud votes.


KABUL (Pajhwok): Legal experts and election watchdogs consider the creation of a Chief Executive Post as a move against the Constitution while electoral teams in the upcoming presidential election have mixed views regarding the position.

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Police in eastern Nangarhar province have been trying to arrest a number of individuals, including a Wolesi Jirga candidate, in a land-grabbing case, officials said on Tuesday.

KABUL (Pajhwok): Protesting candidates in northern Kunduz province on Monday termed the Wolesi Jirga elections in the province as massively rigged and rejected the results.
They warned of boycotting the upcoming presidential election and adopting an anti-government stance if their demands were ignored by the authorities.

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Protesting Wolesi Jirga candidates and their supporters in northern Balkh province have demanded the local Independent Election Commission recount votes cast in the province ahead of final results.

KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people, including government and election officials and four candidates, have been arrested in connection with election related crimes, the Attorney General Office (AGO) said on Monday.



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