» 02/23/2007, 00.00
Rally in Kabul in favour of amnesty for warlords and mujahideen
Some 25,000 people take to the capital’s streets, including former mujahideen and government officials, in support of an amnesty bill that would give immunity to fighters involved in the country’s 30 years of war. Expatriate community is on alert. Via Crucis ceremony scheduled in Italian Embassy is called off.
Italian aid worker abducted in Kabul
First election results expected in two weeks
Afghans cast their ballots to choose 249 members of parliament and 420 provincial councillors. Turnout results were published today.
Nuns in 'civilian' clothes serving Jesus in Kabul
Three nuns from the 'Association for Kabul Children' work with children with mental disabilities, earn respect and help from locals.
Afghanistan's first democratic elections (Overview)
The key candidates running for election
New parliament inaugurated after 30 years of violence
The inaugural session has ushered in a new rebuilding phase in Afghanistan. However many analysts accuse Kabul of not doing enough against warlords' illicit activities and for respect of human rights.
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