Latest News on Afghanistan Election
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Feb 18, 2020
Ashraf Ghani wins second term as Afghanistan president with 50% of votes, says election commissionAshraf Ghani has won a second term as president of Afghanistan, the country’s independent election commission announced Tuesday, more than four months after polls closed.
Jul 29, 2019
As Afghanistan’s election season begins, 20 die in attack targeting Kabul office of vice-presidential candidate Amrullah SalehAt least 20 people were killed and 50 others wounded on Sunday in an attack targeting the Kabul office of Amrullah Saleh. The violence came on the first day of campaigning for the upcoming presidential elections. After about six hours the siege ended with all attackers killed and the rescue of about 150 people who had been trapped in the building.
Jul 16, 2019
Latest Pentagon report on Afghanistan takes forward Donald Trump's 2017 strategy, outlines role for IndiaThe Pentagon's new report to Congress, titled Enhancing Security and Stability in Afghanistan is clear in its objective, its strategy, and what it expects from countries involved in language that is only mildly diplomatic
Oct 18, 2018
Key Afghan police official among three killed in shooting at Kandahar days ahead of electionSecurity forces swarmed the southern city of Kandahar after the shooting that shuttered shops and sent terrified civilians — already on high alert for attacks — into their homes.
May 06, 2018
Twelve killed, 33 injured after blast inside Afghanistan mosque used as voter registration centreA bomb blast inside a mosque in eastern Afghanistan that was being used as a voter registration centre killed at least 12 people and wounded 33, officials said.
Apr 22, 2018
Suicide attack in Kabul kills 57, injures 119; blast leads to growing concerns on security in lead-up to electionsAn Islamic State suicide bomber killed at least 48 people including women and children and wounded 112 outside a voter registration centre in Kabul.
Apr 06, 2014
Millions of Afghans defy Taliban to vote in historic electiondespite spiraling carnage and grave disappointments, Afghans by the millions crowded mosque courtyards and lined up at schools to vote, telling a war-weary world they want their voices heard.