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Afghan Politics

Afghan Government Finally Announces A Cabinet List

AP | LYNNE O'DONNELL and RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 03.14.2015 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — After months of delays and missed deadlines, the Afghan government on Monday finally unveiled its full list of Cabinet nom...

Afghanistan's Election Body Names Country's New President-Elect

Reuters | Posted 11.21.2014 | World

KABUL, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's election commission declared former finance minister Ashraf Ghani as the war-ravaged country's president-elec...

Afghanistan's Abdullah Refuses To Accept Results Of Presidential Election

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO and RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 11.08.2014 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah said Monday that he will not accept the expected official results of the e...

Corruption Investigation Targets Afghan Ministers

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Two Afghan cabinet ministers are under investigation for alleged corruption, the attorney general's office has said....

"Alarm Bell": Afghan Political Satire Grips Nation

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Julius Cavendish, The Independent Today, President Hamid Karzai will be inaugurated in front of an audience of foreign dignitaries. But appearing ...

Finance Minister Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal: Karzai Won Afghan Election

The New York Times | CARLOTTA GALL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- President Hamid Karzai has won reelection with a clear mandate, garnering 68 percent of the vote in last week's presidential ele...

Burhanuddin Rabbani, Former Afghan President, Survives Taliban Ambush

Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Burhanuddin Rabbani, a former Afghan president, has survived a Taliban ambush in northern Kunduz province, officials have said. Rabbani, now a memb...