Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

How to Curb the Crimes?

August 22, 2017 | Editorials

Currently, Afghanistan is suffering from myriads of problems and among them the rising rate of crimes is a dominant one. The persistent insecurity and instability have provided the...Read more

ISIL Remains a Serious Threat

August 21, 2017 | Editorials

Terrorist groups seek to extend their reach despite being combated by the world. The fear of terrorism looms large. With the emergence of the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and...Read more

Emphasizing Responsibilities on 98th Independence Day

August 20, 2017 | Editorials

During the past few days, people in Afghanistan celebrated their 98th Independence Day, in different parts of country. There were different kinds of festivities and both the government...Read more

National »

Parliamentary System will Create Political Instability: Danish

Parliamentary System will Create Political Instability: Danish

August 22, 2017 | National

KABUL -After hearing recommendations from a research team on the Afghan Constitution as well as on the judicial and executive branches, the Second Vice President at a gathering...Read More

Trump Set to Unveil New US Strategy for Afghanistan

Trump Set to Unveil New US Strategy for Afghanistan

August 22, 2017 | National

WASHINGTON - The US President Donald Trump is set to unveil a new US strategy in Afghanistan after meeting with his national security team at Camp David on Friday. Trump will address the...Read More

US Must be ‘Invested’ in Afghanistan: Kaine

US Must be ‘Invested’ in Afghanistan: Kaine

August 22, 2017 | National

WASHINGTON - Appearing on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Monday in advance of President Donald Trump's primetime speech on Afghanistan, Kaine was asked what is at stake in the...Read More

Balkh’s Chamtal District Cleaned up from Rebels

Balkh’s Chamtal District Cleaned up from Rebels

August 22, 2017 | National

MAZAR-I-SHARIF - Local officials on Monday said Chamtal district of northern Balkh province has been cleaned of militants during an Afghan forces operation. An operation launched by the...Read More

Security Forces Recapture Some Areas of Mirzawlang

Security Forces Recapture Some Areas of Mirzawlang

August 22, 2017 | National

SAR-I-PUL CITY - Security forces have taken control of Sheram and Kalta Taw areas of Mirzawlang village in northern Sar-i-Pul province, an official said on Monday. Governor Mohammad...Read More

Britain to Unveil 5 New Position Papers on Brexit Talks

Britain to Unveil 5 New Position Papers on Brexit Talks

August 21, 2017 | National

LONDON - The British Brexit department said Sunday that it will release a patch of new papers in the coming days over negotiating positions regarding its withdrawal talks with the...Read More

Drop Weapons or Face Destruction, Ghani Tells Rebels

Drop Weapons or Face Destruction, Ghani Tells Rebels

August 21, 2017 | National

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday asked the insurgents to either put down their weapons or Afghan commando forces would make them surrender. The president was addressing a gathering...Read More

International »

Korean Peninsula Issue Needs Political Solution: Russian FM

Korean Peninsula Issue Needs Political Solution: Russian FM

August 17, 2017 | International

MOSCOW - Economic pressure on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is not an alternative to a political solution to the Korean Peninsula issue, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei...Read More

Criticism, Praise Poured on Britain’s 1st Position Paper on Brexit

Criticism, Praise Poured on Britain’s 1st Position Paper on Brexit

August 17, 2017 | International

LONDON - Opposition politicians in Britain on Tuesday criticised government proposals for an interim trading deal with the European Union (EU), but business leaders welcomed the...Read More

Merkel Emphasizes German Prosperity, Security at Rally

Merkel Emphasizes  German Prosperity, Security at Rally

August 13, 2017 | International

BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel opened the final phase of her election campaign Saturday with a focus on her record, emphasizing the economic growth and prosperity achieved...Read More

“Military Option” Possible in Venezuela: Trump

“Military Option” Possible in  Venezuela: Trump

August 13, 2017 | International

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not rule out a “military option” in Venezuela, a claim seemingly contradictory to the view of his top national...Read More

N.Korea Warns of Nuclear War; Trump Says U.S. is ‘Locked and Loaded’

N.Korea Warns of Nuclear War; Trump Says U.S. is ‘Locked and Loaded’

August 12, 2017 | International

BEDMINSTER, N.J./BEIJING - U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to North Korea on Friday, saying the U.S. military was “locked and loaded” as Pyongyang accused...Read More

Russian FM Warns of Risk of Military Confrontation between DPRK, U.S.

Russian FM Warns of Risk of Military Confrontation between DPRK, U.S.

August 12, 2017 | International

MOSCOW - The risk of a military conflict between the United States and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) is very high, but Russia hopes common sense will prevail...Read More

Editorials »

How to Curb the Crimes?

August 22, 2017 | Editorials

Currently, Afghanistan is suffering from myriads of problems and among them the rising rate of crimes is a dominant one. The persistent insecurity and instability have provided the...Read More

ISIL Remains a Serious Threat

August 21, 2017 | Editorials

Terrorist groups seek to extend their reach despite being combated by the world. The fear of terrorism looms large. With the emergence of the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and...Read More

Emphasizing Responsibilities on 98th Independence Day

August 20, 2017 | Editorials

During the past few days, people in Afghanistan celebrated their 98th Independence Day, in different parts of country. There were different kinds of festivities and both the government...Read More

Can Stability be Attained in Afghanistan?

August 17, 2017 | Editorials

The weary war against terrorism that was launched after the incident of 9/11, brought with itself different sorts of influences and impacts on the lives of people in Afghanistan...Read More

Uncontrolled Poppy Cultivation

August 16, 2017 | Editorials

Khat, a civil society organization, disclosed on Sunday, August 13, 2017 that poppy has been cultivated on more than 20,000 acres of land in northern Balkh province. The organization...Read More

The Role of the State

August 15, 2017 | Editorials

In the present times, mostly among the developed nations, there is a greater emphasis on the positive role of the state, because it is now clearly realized that the influence of the...Read More

The Curse of Unemployment

August 13, 2017 | Editorials

Afghanistan is facing different sorts of problems simultaneously; among these problems, unemployment is a dominant one, and it is also causing many other problems as well...Read More

Article/opinion »

Afghanistan’s Independence – An Honor for Afghans

Afghanistan’s Independence – An Honor for Afghans

August 22, 2017 | Abdul Hamid Arifi | opinion

It is an undeniable fact that Afghanistan’s independence is highly valuable for all Afghans and is the epitome of their honor and ambition. Afghans have celebrated this day for..Read More

The Nonstop Cycle of Children’s Sufferings

The Nonstop Cycle of Children’s Sufferings

August 22, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Violation of children’s rights is widespread in Afghanistan. Their susceptibility to domestic violence, terrorism, etc. is outrageous. Afghan children undergo great sufferings...Read More

Unemployment and its effect on Youths

Unemployment and its effect on Youths

August 21, 2017 | Mohammad Baqirian | opinion

Few days back, it was the International Youth Day. We observed much ado and indescribable delight of individuals and institutions in social media, speeches and ceremonies. People celebrated...Read More

Lacking the True Soul of Independence

Lacking the True Soul of Independence

August 20, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Afghanistan left great political upheavals behind throughout the history. Both bloody wars and civil unrest violated the rights and dignity of our nation and inflicted heavy casualties...Read More

Examining Opportunities and Challenges in Health Sector

Examining Opportunities and Challenges in Health Sector

August 17, 2017 | Mohammad Jawad Sorosh | opinion

Afghanistan established a new political structure more than a decade ago. The fragility of political stability, economic stagnation, administrative corruption and tens...Read More

The Series of Attacks and Bombings Desensitize Violence

The Series of Attacks and Bombings Desensitize Violence

August 17, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

The social reaction towards tragic incidents and lethal attacks has declined tremendously in Afghanistan. The constant violent practices and suicide bombings carried out by militant...Read More

Speech of H.E Muhammad Sarwar Danish, Second Vice-President, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on the Occasion of 70th Independence Day of the Republic

Speech of H.E Muhammad Sarwar Danish, Second Vice-President, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on the Occasion of 70th Independence Day of the Republic

August 16, 2017 | | opinion

Your Excellency Mr. Manpreet Vohra the Indian Ambassador to Afghanistan, respected members of Afghanistan Cabinet...Read More