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Kabul should reject anti-woman legislation: Rights

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 14:48

Afghanistan`s Parliament should reject a proposed criminal law revision that would effectively deny women legal protection from domestic violence, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.

Protests halt debate over eliminating `violence against women` in Afghan Parliament

Last Updated: Saturday, May 18, 2013, 11:24

A debate held by Afghanistan MPs to back up law to eliminate violence against women came to a standstill amid angry protests by traditionalists.

Afghan ministers sacked after confidence vote

Last Updated: Saturday, August 04, 2012, 17:19

Afghanistan’s parliament on Saturday voted to dismiss both the interior and defence ministers over continued cross-border shelling, according to a news report.

Afghan Parliament elects ex-warlord as speaker

Last Updated: Monday, February 28, 2011, 13:12

Abdul Rahoof Ibrahimi reportedly supported Karzai`s re-election in 2009.

Uncertainty lingers over Afghan Parliament

Last Updated: Monday, January 24, 2011, 09:10

Afghan President, lawmakers are arguing over legality of SC special tribunal.

Delay Parliament opening 1 month: Afghan tribunal

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 19, 2011, 13:17

A tribunal set up by Afghanistan`s Supreme Court has called for a one-month delay in the opening of the parliamentary session to further investigate charges of electoral fraud.

Tainted Afghan parliament set to open in days

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 18, 2011, 16:56

The new lower house or Wolesi Jirga expected to be on January 23.

Afghan lawmakers approve only 7 Cabinet nominees

Last Updated: Saturday, January 16, 2010, 17:29

The Afghan Parliament rejected majority of President Karzai`s second slate of Cabinet choices today.

Afghan parliament rejects most Cabinet nominees

Last Updated: Saturday, January 02, 2010, 23:28

Afghanistan`s parliament dealt a stinging rebuke to President Hamid Karzai on Saturday by rejecting 70 percent of his nominees for a new cabinet, including a regionally powerful warlord and the country`s only female minister.

Afghan parliament rejects five Karzai cabinet nominees

Last Updated: Saturday, January 02, 2010, 19:59

Afghanistan`s parliament rejected five of President Hamid Karzai`s nominees for Cabinet posts as a vote count continued on Saturday to finally form a government.

Afghans to vote for new parliament by May

Last Updated: Saturday, December 26, 2009, 15:23

Afghanistan aims to hold a vote for the lower house of Parliament by late May, as laid out in the constitution, a top election official said on Saturday, but admitted it faces major fraud, funding and security concerns.

Afghan gov`t: Member of Parliament killed

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 23, 2009, 16:10

A member of the Afghan parliament was mistakenly killed in an early morning shootout between his bodyguards and police officers, officials said on Wednesday.