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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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  • No election observer beaten or killed in Panjsher

    No election observer beaten or killed in Panjsher

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Rumours regarding the torture and killing of an observer of the State Builder team by supporters of CEO Dr. Abdullah in central Panjsher province are baseless. False information: Amin Yousufzai, a social media user, wrote on his Facebook page: “A huge crime, Abdullah supporters have beaten an observer…

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  • Female voter photo on election day still mandatory: IEC

    Female voter photo on election day still mandatory: IEC

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Wednesday said taking women’s pictures on the Election Day was mandatory and reports in social media about its cancellation were rumors and untrue. Protest rallies were staged in a number of provinces against the IEC decision and the protestors claimed they would…

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  • Liwal’s 1 million jobs promise is imaginary

    Liwal’s 1 million jobs promise is imaginary

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The promise of presidential candidate Noor Rahman Liwal that he would create one million jobs in one month is imaginary because there are no significant opportunities available in the country, Pajhwok has learnt. Liwal during an exclusive interview told Pajhwok Afghan News he would create one million jobs…

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  • Never said Abdullah wears lipstick: Mohammadi

    Never said Abdullah wears lipstick: Mohammadi

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Former defence minister Besmillah Mohammadi has denied saying that Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah wears lipstick. With the presidential election campaign having hit a fever pitch, some candidates have resorted to leveling wild allegations against their rivals in a bid to damage their reputation. Wrong information: Razzaq…

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  • MoLSA letter about poll holidays fake

    MoLSA letter about poll holidays fake

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Purportedly released by the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, a letter regarding holidays on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday has gone viral on social media. But this circular regarding the presidential election holidays is fake and inaccurate. Fake info: Published on Tuesday on Facebook and Twitter, the letter…

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