Afghans must ensure next election is credible, urges UN official

'Ahead of Afghanistan's national elections, the top United Nations official in the country is calling on Afghan authorities and independent electoral bodies to ensure the polls are credible, while also urging the Taliban to stop attempts to disrupt the electoral process.

Afghanistan: UN envoy condemns killing of the two electoral campaign workers

Strongly condemning the killing of two campaign aides who were shot dead in the western city of Herat, the top United Nations official in Afghanistan has stressed that such cowardly attempts to disrupt the country's election process “cannot be tolerated”, and called on the national authorities to take all measures to bring the perpetrators to justice.