Afghanistan

Taliban attack police checkpoint in Kabul, killing three officers

By The Frontier Post | May 20, 2019

KABUL (Afghanistan Time): Taliban fighters attacked a police checkpoint at a southern outskirt of Kabul city, killing three officers and wounding another three, interior ministry confirmed. Nasrat Rahimi, spokesman for the ministry said that the attack was carried out late Sunday in the Dogh Abad neighborhood Police District 7. He said that two assailants were…

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Candidates warn of “serious consequences” if Ghani overstays in power

By The Frontier Post | May 20, 2019

KABUL (Afghanistan Time): Majority of presidential runners on Monday warned the leaders of the National Unity Government of “negative consequences” if the president stays in power after his term ends on May 22nd. Hopefuls of 12 out of 18 electoral tickets appeared in a press briefing and strongly opposed government’s writ after two days as…

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MPs still divided over new parliament speaker

By The Frontier Post | May 20, 2019

KABUL (TOLO News): Tensions remain high in Afghanistan’s parliament after some lawmakers brawled on Saturday over the election of a new speaker. Opposing lawmakers with some supporting Kamal Nasir Osuli, a candidate for the seat of parliament speaker refused to endorse his rival candidate Mir Rahman Rahmani who was declared winner after a voting session…

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