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MPs Want Final Results in Stipulated Time

KABUL - The Wolesi Jirga on Wednesday asked the Independent Election Commission (IEC) to announce the final results from the April 5 elections in the stipulated time.The call comes as the IEC delayed a planned release of preliminary results until Saturday ... [Published Daily Outlook - 2 hours ago]
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KP gov announces education fund

PESHAWAR - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan on Wednesday announced establishment of endowment fund to the tune of Rs1 billion to sponsor needy tribal students.The governor announced this while addressing a representative tribal jirga ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Endowment fund for poor Fata students, patients set up

PESHAWAR: Hinting at putting in place an effective administration in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), Governor Sardar Mehtab Ahmad Khan on Wednesday announced the establishment of an endowment fund with seed money of Rs1 billion for the ... [Published The News International - 2 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

DAB’s governor gets another chance to avoid dismissal

News Detail AT News ReportKABUL: The Lower House (LH) of the parliament on Wednesday decided to give another chance to the governor of Da Afghanistan Bank to appear in the Wolesi Jirga and answer queries of the lawmakers regarding problems faced by the ... [Published Afghanistan Times - 9 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Meshrano Jirga to Summon Security Officials

KABUL - During the Meshrano Jirga session on Tuesday, most of the Senators expressed their concerns over the security situation in the country and preferred to summon security officials to brief the house during the next week’s session.Ali Akbar Jamshedi, ... [Published Daily Outlook - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

JI plans Fata peace jirga in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: The Jamaat-i-Islami Fata has decided to hold a peace jirga for the region at Nishtar Hall in the provincial capital on May 1.According to JI Fata chief Sahibzada Haroonur Rasheed, people from all walks of life are to participate in the event, ... [Published DAWN Group - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Government planning to give Fata status of province

ISLAMABAD  - Federal Minister for States and Frontier Regions Let. Gen (Retd) Abdul Qadir Baloch on Monday announced that government was planning to give status of province to FATA on Gilgit and Baltistan model.“We are working on a proposal to make a ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Separate Fake Votes before Declaring Results: MPs to IEC

KABUL - Some Wolesi Jirga --- lower house of parliament --- members on Monday asked the Independent Election Commission (IEC) to withhold preliminary results until fraudulent votes were separated from original ones.The calls come a day after the IEC ... [Published Daily Outlook - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Obama vows as Jirga debates US-Afghan security deal

Kabul: US President Barack Obama has sent a letter to Afghanistan's leader Hamid Karzai vowing to respect his nation's sovereignty, as Afghan elders debate a crucial post-2014 security pact.Mr Obama vows US forces will not enter Afghan homes except for ... [Published Space View Times - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

202 women murdered in the name of honour during 2013

Twenty-eight women have alread­y been murder­ed in the name of honour in curren­t year.Twenty-eight women have already been murdered in the name of honour in current year. PHOTO: FILEISLAMABAD:  As many as 202 women were murdered in the name of Karo-kari ... [Published The Express Tribune - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

CM calls for promoting ideas of Khushal Khattak

NOWSHERA: Chief Minister Pervez Khattak said on Sunday promoting ideas of great Pashto poet Khushal Khan Khattak about patriotism, unity and humanity was the need of the hour.He was speaking as a chief guest at the Jashn-e-Khushal arranged under the aegis ... [Published The News International - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Bannu Jirga slams power cuts

BANNU: Annoyed over excessive and unscheduled electricity loadshedding, the Bannu Qaumi Jirga on Saturday set 48-hour deadline for end to the said practice.The Jirga was attended by former Member National Assembly and PML-N district president Malik Nasir ... [Published The News International - Apr 20 2014]

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Referring to  the points raised by tribal elders, the governor said, "I am very much conscious of the varying nature of difficulties which the people of FATA are confronted with and he will visit them in their own areas to help them in seeking amicable way forward."
A new research study by the FATA Research Centre (FRC) titled "Local Government in FATA, Past failures, Current challenges and Future prospects" highlights the century old political vacuum in the region coupled with bad governance and corruption which has resulted in a gap between the state and...
The US-Afghan draft says: "Afghanistan authorises the United States to hold trial in such cases, or take other disciplinary action, as appropriate, in the territory of Afghanistan."
...In his recent weekly address the nation aired by Afghanistan state TV channel, he said, "The next steps are counting ballots, filing complaints and investigating the complaints. The ECC and IEC are working on these and I hope that the final results are announced on time."

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MPs Want Final Results in Stipulated Time [Published Daily Outlook - 2 hours ago]
Endowment fund for poor Fata students, patients... [Published The News International - 2 hours ago]
KP gov announces education fund [Published The Nation Pakistan - 2 hours ago]
DAB’s governor gets another chance to avoid dis... [Published Afghanistan Times - 9 hours ago]
Avoid delaying preliminary results, WJ tells IEC [Published Afghanistan Times - 9 hours ago]
FATA demands local government elections [Published The Hindu - 13 hours ago]
Meshrano Jirga to Summon Security Officials [Published Daily Outlook - Apr 23 2014]
Elections 2014 (13): The IEC and IECC’s relucta... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Rights ... - Apr 22 2014]
JI plans Fata peace jirga in Peshawar [Published DAWN Group - Apr 22 2014]
Government planning to give Fata status of prov... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Apr 22 2014]
Baloch chairs Jirga of Fata political parties [Published Frontier Post - Apr 22 2014]
Separate Fake Votes before Declaring Results: M... [Published Daily Outlook - Apr 22 2014]
PR No. 165 PRESS RELEASE [Published Press Information Department Pakistan - Apr 21 2014]
Obama vows as Jirga debates US-Afghan security ... [Published Space View Times - Apr 21 2014]
FATA delegation calls on SAFRON Minister [Published Associated Press of Pakistan - Apr 21 2014]
100,000 ballots invalidated in Herat: WJ warns ... [Published Afghanistan Times - Apr 21 2014]
202 women murdered in the name of honour during... [Published The Express Tribune - Apr 21 2014]
Women desks to be set up at all 500 KP police s... [Published DAWN Group - Apr 21 2014]
Jashn-e-Khushal Khan Khattak: The warrior poet ... [Published The Express Tribune - Apr 21 2014]
CM calls for promoting ideas of Khushal Khattak [Published The News International - Apr 21 2014]
Plan to construct three cantonments in Swat opp... [Published The News International - Apr 21 2014]
Complaints against Entry Test Being Probed: Obaid [Published Daily Outlook - Apr 21 2014]
Senators ask govt to shut Iranian charities [Published Afghanistan Times - Apr 20 2014]
KP governor to cut Fata House cost by Rs200m [Published The News International - Apr 20 2014]
Bannu Jirga slams power cuts [Published The News International - Apr 20 2014]
WJ Summons MoPH [Published Daily Outlook - Apr 20 2014]
IEC and ECC: Post-election Tasks [Published Daily Outlook - Apr 20 2014]
WJ session adjourned after verbal clashes [Published Afghanistan Times - Apr 19 2014]
Arms supply to Afghanistan: Defense minister un... [Published Afghanistan Times - Apr 19 2014]
Tribute paid to late PPP activist, peacemaker M... [Published The News International - Apr 19 2014]
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Elections 2014 (13): The IEC and IECC’s relucta... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Rights ... - Apr 22 2014]
An overriding theme over the past two weeks has been the reluctance of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) and the Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) to publicly release detailed information as to what is going on with the vote ...
Thematic Dossier IV: Afghanistan’s 2014 Preside... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Apr 16 2014]
If all goes well, in the next few months Afghanistan will get a new leader in one of the rare examples in its history of a change of government not involving death, coup, conquest or order from abroad. This year’s ‘political transition’ is hugely important: ...
Election 2014 (9): Paktia – where rain helped t... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Rights ... - Apr 14 2014]
A week after the election, AAN looks at how Paktia province, with the southeastern region’s centre Gardez, fared in the elections and after. Like Kandahar , Paktia returns a mixed picture: a large turnout in the city and some district centres, but ...
Elections 2014 (8): Kandahar, a centre-district... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Apr 11 2014]
Election day has already been praised for the high voter turnout and the relatively peaceful atmosphere it went down in. Pictures from Kandahar, a province perceived as notoriously insecure, surprised many, showing men and women lining up in long queues ...
Afghanistan: Misgivings Rise Over Afghan Poll [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 04 2014]
Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Afghanistan By Giuliano Battiston FAIZABAD, Afghanistan, Apr 4 2014 (IPS) - “If Abdullah will become president, the will of [the] Afghan people will be respected. Otherwise – especially if Zalmai Rassoul will be indicated ...
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