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  1. Afghan's newly-registered voters exceeds 300,000 in 2 months
  2. Opening of Voter Registration Centers Delayed in 12 Districts: IEC Officials
  3. Former IEC Chief Casts Doubt Election Security
  4. Coalition of Political Parties to Nominate One Candidate for President
  5. Civil Society Urges IEC to Publicize Election Plans
  6. IEC Concerned Over Nomination of Human Rights Violators for Upcoming elections
  7. Yousuf Nuristani Appointed as the IEC Chief
  8. Selection Process For ECC Membership to Begin After Eid
  9. Manawi's Term as IEC Chief Ends, New Members Take Charge
  10. Selection Committee Member Reacts Against the Selection Process for IEC Membership
  11. Karzai Appoints Nine Candidates as Commissioners in the IEC
  12. MoI Ready With the List of Polling Booths for 2014 Elections
  13. List of 27 Candidates for IEC Membership Sent to Karzai
  14. Election Commission begins 2nd phase of voter registration process
  15. Afghan election will be a bellwether
  16. Selection Committee and ECC 'Unconstitutional': IEC Chief
  17. Election Laws Approved by the Legislators For Selfish Motives: IEC
  18. National Coalition of Afghanistan selects Candidate for 2014 Afghan Presidential Elections
  19. Afghan president approves new election law
  20. First Meeting of Selection Committee for the IEC Held
  21. Karzai endorses election commission formation, duties and authorities
  22. IEC Welcomes the New Electoral Law, But Faces Challenges Ahead
  23. Election Law Approved by Lower House
  24. Coordination Council of Political Parties to soon reach an Agreement on Upcoming Elections
  25. IEC Calls for Cooperation on Election Preparation
  26. Candidates May Announce Prior to Official Nomination Period: IEC
  27. Concerns Mount About Afghan Vote
  28. IEC Wants the Election Law to be Approved Before Summer Break
  29. The Election Will Not Be Bypassed: CCPPCA
  30. Law on Functioning And Governing of IEC Approved By Upper House
  31. Female Turnout For Voter’s Registration Increasing
  32. Coalition By Political Parties Favorable For Election: IEC
  33. Lower House Approves the Law on Governing IEC
  34. IEC Not To Open Registration Centres in Five Districts
  35. Afghans lay groundwork for 2014 election
  36. Desperation in Karzai's ruling team
  37. NCA Press Statement – “National Consensus” Should Not Be a Replacement for the Vote of the Citizens
  38. Ethnicity Should be Mentioned in Electronic ID Cards: Dr.Abdullah
  39. Afghan political opposition issued Joint Statement on the Election Process
  40. NCA declares: President Karzai’s unilateral decisions regarding Afghanistan elections are Invalid
TODAY'S WORD
Monitors Worry About Runoff Fraud
 

A number of Afghan election monitoring groups have warned that the runoff round of this year's presidential race could face increased fraud on the part of candidates so long as the Independent Election Commission (IEC) and the Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC) have staff members supporting one or the other candidate and engaging in fraud themselves. more......

DIALOGUE
Regional Experts Develop Common Vision for Future Afghanistan
Around 60 regional multidisciplinary and leading experts and specialists from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran, the Central Asian Republics, China, India, Russia and Turkey presented a common view on the future of Afghanistan in Kabul through the launch of the “Joint Declaration on Regional Peace and Stability.”click here..
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Meeting a Young Dr. Abdullah

 
It had been a long journey into the Hindu Kush mountains, starting in the Northwest of Pakistan in the summer of 1987. We began by secretly crossing the border into Afghanistan, trekking through Nuristan and finally making it over half a dozen 10,000-foot mountains to the Panjshir Valley. There, I   more......
 


Abdullah Abdullah Moves Toward Center of Afghan Power

 

KABUL, Afghanistan — AFTER decades roaming the margins of power — as a close aide to the revered resistance leader Ahmed Shah Massoud, as a foreign minister and later as Afghanistan’s perennial opposition leader — Abdullah Abdullah may finally be arriving at the center of it all.Since his electoral loss to President Hamid Karzai in 2009, Mr. Abdullah, who is of mixed Pashtun and Tajik ethnicity, has widened his political base, having used persuasion and energy to forge alliances built  more......

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Biography
Dr. Abdullah Abdullah: In His Own Words
 
I was born about fifty years ago in this house (pointing to his father’s house located in Kart-e-Parwan, Kabul). My father Ghulam Muhayuddin was from Kandahar province and my mother was from Panjshir. Before moving to Kart-e-Parwan my parents lived in the De Afghanan area of Kabul more......
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The Afghan Election  The Man Who Could Upset Karzai

In Afghanistan's presidential race, the top challenger to President Karzai is former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah

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