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  • Kabir Panahi not referred to AGO, finds Pajhwok

    Kabir Panahi not referred to AGO, finds Pajhwok

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pajhwok Afghan News has found as baseless reports that the Independent Election Commission (IEC)’s information technology general director has been referred to the Attorney General Office (AGO). Two days earlier, Radio Salam Watandar and Subh-e-Kabul Newspaper reported that Kabir Panahi, General Director Information Technology for IEC, has been…

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  • Reports about Ghani’s family bank accounts audit found false

    Reports about Ghani’s family bank accounts audit found false

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pajhwok Afghan News findings show reports about the audit of bank accounts of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s sons and relatives by the US federal administration are false. Inaccurate information: Daily Wesa, an Afghan newspaper, on October 7 published a report titled, ‘US audits bank accounts of Ghani’s family…

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  • IEC computer system slows down, not hacked

    IEC computer system slows down, not hacked

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Reports regarding the hacking of computers’ server of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) are untrue, but the system has slowed down and to fix the problem German experts will arrive in Kabul on Tuesday. This happens when vote count in the September 28 presidential poll and the transfer…

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  • US diplomat’s Facebook response to Afghan journalist turns out fake

    US diplomat’s Facebook response to Afghan journalist turns out fake

    KABUL (Pajhwok): An American diplomat’s Facebook comment in respond to an Afghan journalist, in which he asks US president regarding recent Afghan election, is proved to be fake and falls under incorrect story. Bashir Ahmad Qasani, a reporter with 1TV, has left a comment on US president Donald Trump’s Facebook…

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  • Photos of Princess Hindia voting are phony

    Photos of Princess Hindia voting are phony

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Images of King Amanullah Khan’s daughter Princess Hindia recently went viral on social media. But the photos showing her voting for different candidates are phony. Princess Hindia is the daughter of King Amanullah, who had retaken the country’s independence from Britain in 1919. Hindia, 90, exercised her right…

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  • Fake Abdullah’s office revocation order in circulation again

    Fake Abdullah’s office revocation order in circulation again

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A fake presidential order revoking the Chief Executive Office with fake and old Pajhwok Afghan News Logo to secure public trust has been once again circulated in the media. Russian Sputnik media outlet coming under social media influence published the story on its website on Tuesday but soon…

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  • Rahmani’s greeting message to Abdullah turns out fake

    Rahmani’s greeting message to Abdullah turns out fake

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A Facebook page in the name of Alhaj Mir Rahman Rahmani, the Wolesi Jirga speaker, congratulates Dr. Abdullah Abdullah over his victory in Saturday’s presidential election, but the Facebook page is fake and doesn’t belong to Rahmani, Pajhwok has learnt.  The presidential election was held on Saturday across…

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  • Taliban’s threats to disrupt voting go unnoticed in Helmand

    Taliban’s threats to disrupt voting go unnoticed in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Officials and residents of southern Helmand on Saturday rejected Taliban’s claims that some polling stations stayed closed in Nawa and Grishk districts of the province due to insecurity. The Taliban in a statement said polling stations in Nawa district’s Sarkhadoz, Gernamo, Narai Zabar, Trekh Zabar, Zar Sabib, Namro,…

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  • Voting going on smoothly across Khost: Officials

    Voting going on smoothly across Khost: Officials

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Independent Election Commission and security officials say some attacks took place but the polling process was proceeding normally in southeastern Khost province. On the other hand, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid tweeted some polling centres were attacked by the movement’s fighters in Nader Shahkot and Alisher districts. He…

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  • Ballot stuffing in Ghani’s favor in Khost rejected

    Ballot stuffing in Ghani’s favor in Khost rejected

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Independent Election Commission (IEC) officials in southern Khost province on Saturday rejected ballot stuffing allegations in favor of a specific presidential candidate in the province. Former Wolesi Jirga or lower house member Hamayon Hamayon alleged that some ballot boxes were stuffed on Friday night in favor of…

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