By: Storai Karimi , Date:07/04/2014
  HERAT (Pajhwok): Forty Pakistani rebels and 24 suicide attackers have entered the country’s western zone to disrupt the count of votes and transfer of ballot boxes, officials alleged on Sunday. Deputy Minis... Read More
By: Storai Karimi , Date:01/04/2014
  HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): The US consul-general in the western zone has expressed concern over possible fraud in the April 5 presidential and provincial council elections. Speaking to journalists in the capital... Read More
By: Storai Karimi , Date:31/03/2014
  HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Presidential candidate Dr. Zalmai Rassoul on Sunday visited western Herat province, promising to banish violence against women, corruption and kidnappings. Rassoul said he would intens... Read More
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HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people protested in front of a polling station against a shortage of ballot papers in the capital of western Herat province on Saturday.
The protestors in Gauhar Shad Begum area of Herat City said that the election was not acceptable to them.
Sarwish, a protestor, told Pajhwok he arrived at the polling centre in the morning but was told ballot papers had finished.
He claimed many polling stations in the city ran out of ballot papers before noon and most people had to return home without casting their votes.

 
HERAT (Pajhwok): Forty Pakistani rebels and 24 suicide attackers have entered the country’s western zone to disrupt the count of votes and transfer of ballot boxes, officials alleged on Sunday.
Deputy Minister of Interior Ikramudin Yawar told a news conference in Herat City the individuals had entered Herat, Ghor, Badghis and Farah provinces ahead of Saturday’s polls. But they failed to reach their targets due to tight security arrangements.

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok):  Votes were allegedly bought at some polling stations in the Shindand district of western Herat province, where the historic exercise was marred by a shortage of ballot papers.
A civil society activist in Shindand, Nazir Gul, told Pajhwok Afghan News representatives of candidates had paid money to people in return for votes at various polling sites.
A provincial council member, Tor Mohammad Zarifi, said one major problem in Shindand was a shortage of ballot papers. He added some polling stations had been shut due to security threats.

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Elections Stories

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Hundreds protest ballot paper scarcity

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