Noticias

All Ethnic Groups to Have Place in Government: Ashraf Ghani

23 Feb 2014
Afganistán
Fuente: 
Tolo News

Presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Sunday promised to build an inclusive government that would empower each of Afghanistan's ethnic groups.

Speaking to supporters at the Loya Jirga tent in Kabul, Ashraf Ghani's announcement about the ethnic make-up of his would-be administration touched on historically one of the most sensitive issues in Afghan politics. 

Ashraf Ghani himself is Pashtun and his First Vice President, Abdul Rashid Dostum, is Uzbek.

Election campaign to foster unity: Karzai

20 Feb 2014
Afganistán
Fuente: 
Pajhwok Afghan News

President Hamid Karzai on Thursday once again made clear government officials could not utilise national resources in favour or against presidential candidates.

In his fortnightly radio address, the president said peaceful and successful elections were linked to people’s enthusiastic participation in the process.

“Afghan forces will secure elections with the cooperation of the masses. We should throng to polling stations and cast our votes in favour of our favourite candidates,” he added.

Four Presidential Candidates Take Part in Second TV Debate

19 Feb 2014
Afganistán
Fuente: 
Tolo News

Four Afghan presidential candidates participated in the second televised TOLOnews debate on Tuesday night, exchanging views on the country's security and domestic politics ahead of the April vote.

The candidates went head-to head into testy exchanges during the debate, which touched on security, corruption, women's rights.

The candidates answered questions for nearly two hours from moderator Mujahid Kakar.

Masses urged to take part in elections

18 Feb 2014
Afganistán
Fuente: 
Pajhwok Afghan News

Religious scholars in eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday urged the masses to take active part in the April presidential and provincial council elections.

Several religious scholars gathered in the Spin mosque in provincial capital and underlined the importance of elections for a peaceful change.

Maulvi Mirza Turabi, a prayer leader, said the gathering was aimed to discuss various aspects of the role and character of Prophet Mohammad (Peace Be Upon Him).

Presidential Campaign Extends to Provinces

14 Feb 2014
Afganistán
Fuente: 
Tolo News

Residents of Faryab, Laghman and Helmand, announced their support for candidates in numerous gatherings.

In a gathering in Maimana city of Faryab province, residents announced their support for Presidential Candidate Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai. While announcing their support, the gathering asked all Afghan nationals to participate in the upcoming elections.

Comienza la campaña para las elecciones presidenciales en Afganistán

02 Feb 2014
Afganistán
Fuente: 
MSM Noticias

Los candidatos a la presidencia afgana celebraron este domingo en Kabul sus primeros grandes mítines coincidiendo con la apertura oficial de la campaña electoral, enlutada por el asesinato de dos miembros del equipo de uno de los favoritos, Abdulá Abdulá.

Un espectáculo de danza y percusión recibió a los varios miles de personas que asistieron al acto organizado por Ashraf Ghani, uno de los 11 aspirantes a suceder a Hamid Karzai, a quien la Constitución prohíbe optar a un tercer mandato.

No foreign meddling to ensure fair vote: Karzai

20 Ene 2014
Afganistán
Fuente: 
Pajhwok Afghan News

KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Monday said Afghanistan could hold transparent elections due on April 5 if foreign interference was not allowed in the process.

The president was addressing a meeting attended by Interior Ministry officials and police chiefs from all the 34 provinces at the Presidential Palace, his office said.

Karzai praised Afghan security forces for their sacrifices in the line of duty and defending the country and the people, a statement issued from his office said.

Afghan Officials Confident On Security For Elections

13 Ene 2014
Afganistán
Fuente: 
Radio Free Europe

Afghan security officials are assuring the public that nearly all the country's polling stations will be safe during April's presidential and provincial elections. 

Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said on January 11 that a security assessment done for the upcoming elections showed that safety can be "guaranteed" at 6,431 of Afghanistan's 6,845 polling stations.

Sediqqi said the efforts are already under way to ensure safety at the remaining 414 polling stations.

93 Percent of Polling Centers will be open during the Election Day: MOI

12 Ene 2014
Afganistán
Fuente: 
Bokhdi News Agency

According to the Ministry of Interior About 93 percent of polling centers are expected to be open for business during Election Day.

"Out of 6,831 polling centers, 6,431 will be open and the Afghan forces will oversee security responsibilities," MoI spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said. "Unfortunately, 414 polling centers will not be open."

Afghan defense ministry spokesman, Gen. Zahir Azimi said, the Afghan army officers were summoned to capital Kabul to discuss steps in providing security for the upcoming elections.

Female candidates reluctant to enter electioneering

07 Ene 2014
Afganistán
Fuente: 
Pajhwok Afghan News

HERAT CITY (PAN): Female provincial council candidates on Tuesday said they could not travel to districts fearing attacks on them if they plunged into electioneering in western Herat province.

They said women were often attacked in Herat City by militants and unknown gunmen, accusing police of releasing individuals after their arrests on charges of insurgent activities.

El presidente afgano sugiere un retraso electoral para evitar la nieve

02 Dic 2013
Afganistán
Fuente: 
Yahoo Noticias España

KABUL (Reuters) - El presidente afgano, Hamid Karzai, ha sugerido retrasar las elecciones de abril para evitar las fuertes nevadas, dijeron los organizadores, en una idea que agitará a Estados Unidos y a las voces críticas que temen que quiera tratar de prolongar su segundo y último mandato.

La Constitución afgana no permite que Karzai asuma un tercer mandato y hasta ahora no ha apoyado a ninguno de los candidatos, aunque se espera ampliamente que apoye a su hermano mayor Qayum, uno de los favoritos.

Once candidatos son admitidos por la Comisión Electoral afgana para las elecciones de abril

20 Nov 2013
Afganistán
Fuente: 
Fahrenheit Magazine

KABUL (AFP) – Durante la primera vuelta de la elección presidencial de Afganistán, once candidatos participarán el 5 de abril próximo, anunció este miércoles la Comisión Electoral Independiente (IEC).

“Se ha inscrito a once candidatos en la lista final para las elecciones presidenciales”, anunció Abdul Rahman Hotak, vicepresidente de esta comisión, durante una rueda de prensa en Kabul. En la primera vuelta de la elección presidencial de 2009 habían participado 41 candidatos.

Comisión Electoral rechaza a 16 candidatos presidenciales y aprueba a diez, incluido el hermano de Karzai Comisión Electoral rechaza a 16 candidatos presidenciales y aprueba a diez, incluido el hermano de Karzai - Expansion.com

22 Oct 2013
Afganistán
Fuente: 
Expansion.com

MADRID, 22 (EUROPA PRESS) La Comisión Electoral Independiente (IEC, por sus siglas en inglés) ha rechazado a 16 candidatos que querían participar en las próximas elecciones presidenciales y ha aceptado a otros diez, entre los que figuran Qayoum Karzai, el hermano mayor del presidente afgano, Hamid Karzai, y el exministro Abdul Rahim Wardak, ha informado el diario digital afgano 'Khaama'.

El ministro de Exteriores afgano registra su candidatura a las presidenciales

06 Oct 2013
Afganistán
Fuente: 
ABC

El exministro afgano de Exteriores Zalmai Rassoul registró hoy su candidatura para tratar de acceder a la presidencia en las elecciones generales que se celebrarán en Afganistán en 2014.

Rassoul abandonó ayer la cartera que ocupaba desde enero de 2010 en el Gobierno del presidente Hamid Karzai, quien no se presentará a un tercer mandato, limitado por la Constitución afgana.

Afganistán cierra la presentación de candidaturas de las elecciones generales

06 Oct 2013
Afganistán
Fuente: 
La Razón

La Comisión Electoral afgana concluyó hoy el registro de candidaturas para los comicios presidenciales de 2014, que estarán marcados por la salida del poder de Hamid Karzai y la retirada de las tropas de la OTAN.

Las oficinas de la Comisión Electoral en Kabul vivieron en el última día de registro una agitada jornada ya que ocho de los 17 candidatos se inscribieron hoy, acompañados por multitud de seguidores.

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