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FEFA: Impossible to hold elections in September

AT News Report KABUL: The Free and Fair Election Forum of Afghanistan (FEFA), an electoral watchdog based in Kabul claims that the Independent Election Commission would not be able to hold presidential elections in September, referring to mismanagement within the electoral body. Yousuf Rashid, head of FEFA, said Wednesday that …

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25 insurgents killed in crackdowns

AT News Report KABUL: At least 25 militants were killed and seven others wounded in multiple extensive military crackdowns within past 24 hours, security officials said. In a statement issued Wednesday here in Kabul, Ministry of Defense (MoD) said that Afghan National Army (ANA) with the cooperation of the Afghan …

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56 illegal armed men detained during Uruzgan crackdowns

AT News Report KABUL: At least 56 irresponsible armed individuals, including higher-up security officials, have been detained in southern Uruzgan province, the provincial police said on Wednesday. These armed men have been apprehended on the charges of theft, murder, and drug smuggling. Among the detainees were Nawrozi, the former provincial …

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30 drug traffickers sentenced to prison

AT News Report KABUL: At least 30 drug dealers were pleaded guilty to drug trafficking and were sentenced to year behind bars in the past one week. A statement issued by the courts of Criminal Justice Task Force (CJTF) that 30 drug traffickers sentenced to one – 16 years’ incarceration …

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Takhar clashes displace thousands of residents

AT News Report KABUL: Clashes between government forces and Taliban have displaced thousands of people in the northeastern Takhar province, said local officials. Mohammad Yasin Labib, director of provincial department of refugees, said Tuesday that as many as three thousand people were displaced in three districts of the province due …

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