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Afghan Parliamentary Polls Set for October 15

Afghanistan’s top election official says postponed parliamentary polls will be held in October, promising mistakes of the bitterly disputed 2014 presidential vote would not be repeated.  Independent Election Commission Chairman Ahmad Yousuf Nuristani announced Monday in Kabul the panel has made “all technical” preparations to ensure “fully transparent” parliamentary and district council elections on October 15.  The Afghan parliament’s five-year term expired last June, but...

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