KABUL - “Hello and good evening. I want to welcome you to the first presidential debate.”
The words of television journalist Mujahid Kakar as he opened Afghanistan’s first ever televised presidential debate last night.
22 July 2009 - Afghanistan is headed towards a new beginning in its history. The elections due to take place in just a few weeks will not only determine the fate of the country for the next five years, but will also establish its future and the future of its people for a long time to come.
21 July 2009 - The UN Mission in Afghanistan has started its own special page on iTunes for its radio programming.
To launch the free service a special 45 minutes briefing in English on the forthcoming 20 August presidential and provincial council elections has been produced.
KABUL - Transcript of press conference by his Excellency Minister Rahimi, Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock, Robert Watkins, Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan, Laurent Saillard, Representative for Agency Coordinating Body for Afghan Relief (ACB
21 July 2009 - Speech by the UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan Kai Eide, at a conference on Human Rights at Afghanistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Minister Spanta, Dr. Samar, Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen,