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Afghanistan in January 2015

Politics The year started with another transition for Afghanistan – the Presidential Palace hosted a ceremony to mark the move of security responsibility from ISAF to the Afghan National Security...

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Summary report of the Ayenda Conference, December 2015

BAAG organised and hosted the half-day Ayenda Conference on 3rd December 2015. This was the offical civil society associate event of the London Conference on Afghanistan. This report provides a brief...

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Afghanistan in October 2014

October was the first month of the country’s new National Unity Government. President Ghani kick-started his reform agenda by making some early appointments and decisions. Qamaruddin Shinwari was...

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Afghanistan in September 2014

Elections and politics September was a month of electoral anxieties and agreements. For the first half of the month, tensions mounted as the bitter, drawn-out investigation into election fraud...

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Afghanistan in August 2014

Elections and politics The full audit of Presidential run-off votes continued in August, albeit with numerous delays and disruptions. On the 1st, the UN announced that the audit would resume after 3...

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Humanitarian Challenges in Afghanistan

by Muhammed Hussain Raufi On World Humanitarian Day, Muhammed Hussain Raufi, Humanitarian Coordinator at Islamic Relief Afghanistan, discusses ongoing humanitarian needs following flash floods and...

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Afghanistan in July 2014

Elections On the 7th, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) announced the preliminary results of the runoff. It showed that 8.1 million ballots were cast, 56% of which had gone to Ashraf Ghani...

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Afghanistan in June 2014

Elections On the 14th, the Presidential Elections run-off was held between Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani. Election authorities put the turnout at 7 million - higher than the first round. A heavy...

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Afghanistan in the British Print Media Report

BAAGs latest report reveals imbalanced media coverage of Afghanistan – could this threaten development efforts? Public opinion of Britain’s role in the Afghanistan campaign is far from positive. In a...

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Afghanistan in May 2014

BAAG's monthly report on the key developments and news from Afghanistan. Afghanistan in May 2014 Elections On the 15th, final results of Presidential elections were announced. Abdullah Abdullah and...

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BAAG member agencies respond to the Badakhshan landslide

Catastrophic landslides engulfed the 3 villages of Abb Bareek in Badakhshan on 2nd May 2014, burying what is feared to be hundreds of people and destroying homes and livelihoods. On the day of the...

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Afghanistan in April 2014

Elections – vote of confidence Despite the life threats, sporadic attacks by the Taliban, rainy weather and high fraud concerns, Afghan men and women flocked to the polls in high numbers on the April...

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Afghanistan in March 2014

Our monthly 2-page summary of the main developments and news from Afghanistan. March saw the Afghan journalist community boycotting Taliban news following the murder of 2 of their own, drop-outs from...

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Afghanistan in February 2014

Elections – let the preliminaries begin The two months of campaigning for the Presidential and Provincial Council elections started on the 2nd. Electoral rallies, TV debates between the lead...

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Afghanistan in January 2014

Elections – A promising development Preparations for Presidential and Provincial Council Elections set for April 5th seem technically sound. Officials continued to address concerns about insecurity...

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