Editor in Chief: Dr. Hussain Yasa Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

Afghanistan; From Within

Afghanistan; From Within

November 23, 2014 | Muhammad Mehdi | Opinion

It is now more than 13 years that the Taliban regime was toppled under the assault of international and Afghan allies. The ouster of the Taliban regime was a turning point in the ...Read more

Afghan Illicit Drugs

November 23, 2014 | Editorials

‘Better Security’ in Afghanistan has been a top priority of international community. But it would be like glossing over the fundamental facts pertaining to ...Read more

World Students’ Day

November 22, 2014 | Editorials

International Students’ Day started with the tragic death of some students in 1939. Jan Opletal, a student of Charles University, was shot dead in cold blood – which caused ...Read more

Education Situation in Afghanistan

November 20, 2014 | Editorials

Under the Taliban rule, which collapsed in late 2001, violence and intimidation were routinely used to prevent girls and women from ...Read more

National »

Peace Needs Broader National Consensus: Ghani

Peace Needs Broader  National Consensus: Ghani

November 23, 2014 | National

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Saturday said peace and security in Afghanistan needed a broader national consensus, vowing to introduce reforms in government sectors in ...Read More

Barack Obama Broadens US Afghanistan Mission

Barack Obama Broadens US Afghanistan Mission

November 23, 2014 | National

WASHINGTON - Barack Obama has quietly approved guidelines in recent weeks to allow the Pentagon to target Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, broadening previous plans that had limited the ...Read More

Body Formed to Investigate Fraud in Elections

Body Formed to Investigate Fraud in Elections

November 23, 2014 | National

KABUL - Chairman of the Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) said Saturday a committee had been formed to investigate officials allegedly involved fraud and rigging in the ...Read More

President to Push for Reliable Administration

President to Push for  Reliable Administration

November 22, 2014 | National

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani has said efforts are being made to establish a reliable and efficient administration for introducing fundamental reforms over the next five ...Read More

AG under Pressure to Recuperate Stolen Kabul Bank Millions

AG under Pressure to Recuperate Stolen Kabul Bank Millions

November 22, 2014 | National

KABUL - President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani's top legal advisor, Abdul Ali Muhammadi, has said that the Attorney General's office is expected to fully implement the Kabul appeals court recent ...Read More

International »

Lavrov Accuses West of Seeking ‘Regime Change’ in Russia

Lavrov Accuses West of Seeking ‘Regime Change’ in Russia

November 23, 2014 | International

MOSCOW - Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused the West on Saturday of trying to use sanctions imposed on Moscow in the Ukraine crisis to seek “regime change” in ...Read More

Biden Denounces Putin’s Action in Ukraine

Biden Denounces Putin’s  Action in Ukraine

November 22, 2014 | International

KIEV - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Friday condemned Russian behavior in Ukraine as “unacceptable” and urged it to abide by a September peace deal by adhering to a ...Read More

Iran Rejects Media Reports, Analyses on Extension of N. Talks with Powers

Iran Rejects Media Reports, Analyses on Extension of N. Talks with Powers

November 20, 2014 | International

TEHRAN - The Iranian foreign ministry on Wednesday strongly dismissed certain media reports and analyses on the contents of the nuclear talks underway between Tehran and the ...Read More

NATO Leader Sees ‘Serious Military Buildup’ in Ukraine

NATO Leader Sees ‘Serious  Military Buildup’ in Ukraine

November 19, 2014 | International

BRUSSELS - NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg denounced on Tuesday what he called a serious Russian military buildup both inside Ukraine and on the Russian side of the border and urged ...Read More

EU Set to Target Ukraine Separatists but Russia Sanctions May Wait

EU Set to Target Ukraine Separatists but Russia Sanctions May Wait

November 18, 2014 | International

BRUSSELS - European Union governments may agree to impose personal sanctions on more Russian-backed rebels on Monday in response to a separatist vote in eastern Ukraine, but are ...Read More

Editorials »

Afghan Illicit Drugs

November 23, 2014 | Editorials

‘Better Security’ in Afghanistan has been a top priority of international community. But it would be like glossing over the fundamental facts pertaining to ...Read More

World Students’ Day

November 22, 2014 | Editorials

International Students’ Day started with the tragic death of some students in 1939. Jan Opletal, a student of Charles University, was shot dead in cold blood – which caused ...Read More

Education Situation in Afghanistan

November 20, 2014 | Editorials

Under the Taliban rule, which collapsed in late 2001, violence and intimidation were routinely used to prevent girls and women from ...Read More

Initial Investigation of Attack on Kabul Police Chief Office?

November 19, 2014 | Editorials

Almost two weeks ago, a suicide bomber was able to enter the Police Headquarters in Kabul where he detonated himself, killing the office manager of Police Chief and injuring six ...Read More

Terrorism, A Universal Threat

November 18, 2014 | Editorials

Terrorism, at present, is on its full swing in the world. Every now and then, the mind blowing news of atrocity and harassment are being heard or read worldwide. There isn’t any ...Read More

Article/opinion »

Afghanistan; From Within

Afghanistan; From Within

November 23, 2014 | Muhammad Mehdi | opinion

It is now more than 13 years that the Taliban regime was toppled under the assault of international and Afghan allies. The ouster of the Taliban regime was a turning point in the ...Read More

Politics and Ethics

Politics and Ethics

November 22, 2014 | Dilawar Sherzai | opinion

There have been different discussions regarding the role of ethics in politics. Some believe that is impossible to separate them and it would be even unwise to do so, while there are ...Read More

Talk Less, Feel Safe!

Talk Less, Feel Safe!

November 22, 2014 | Muhammad Rasool Shah | opinion

The man looked in great distress and repentance, ‘most awkward condition comes when people give me a slight hint about the sentences that I have said and then exactly don’t mention who ...Read More

Hospitality – Afghans’ Culture

Hospitality – Afghans’ Culture

November 20, 2014 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Every true home is an influence of blessing in the community where it stands. Its lights shine out. Its songs ring out. Its spirit breathes out. The neighbors know whether it is hospitable ...Read More

Empowering Women is the Smart Approach to Sustainable Development

Empowering Women is the Smart Approach to Sustainable Development

November 19, 2014 | Dr. Shamshad Akhtar | opinion

Change is in the air: today women have better access to education, health services and jobs, as well as a greater voice in parliaments. Progress, however, in women’s empowerment ...Read More