Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Sunday, August 19th, 2018

Making Diversity Work for Us

August 18, 2018 | Editorials

So as to live peacefully within a diverse society, it is necessary to develop mutual tolerance and respect. Without these factors it would be very difficult to tighten the social ...Read more

Why Terrorist groups Attack Education

August 16, 2018 | Editorials

A suspected suicide bomber blew himself up in front of an educational center in the west of the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, August 15, killing at least...Read more

Ghazni Attack: A fatal Intelligence Failure

August 15, 2018 | Editorials

Ghazni is a strategically important center straddling the main highway linking Kabul with the south of the country. The attack on Ghazni is the most serious blow struck ...Read more

National »

Afghan President Visits Ghazni after Taliban Assault on City

Afghan President Visits Ghazni after Taliban Assault on City

August 18, 2018 | National

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has visited the city Ghazni, a week after Taliban fighters launched a surprise attack on the strategic provincial capital and captured several neighborhoods.Read More

Despite Uncertainty, Afghans Have Regained Hope: Rula

Despite Uncertainty, Afghans  Have Regained Hope: Rula

August 18, 2018 | National

KABUL - The first lady says Afghanistan has come a long way since 2001, when the US invaded it to dislodge the Taliban regime after the 9/11 attacks...Read More

Suicide Attack Victims Buried, as Country Reels in Shock

Suicide Attack Victims Buried, as Country Reels in Shock

August 18, 2018 | National

Devastated families of students killed in Wednesday’s deadly classroom bombing on Thursday laid their loved ones to rest.Read More

Taliban Likely to Continue Attacks: Mattis

Taliban Likely to  Continue Attacks: Mattis

August 18, 2018 | National

KABUL - The Taliban are likely to keep up their recent surge of violence in advance of scheduled parliamentary elections in October, but Afghan defenses will not break ...Read More

Explosion in Dasht-E-Barchi Kills at Least 48

Explosion in Dasht-E-Barchi Kills at Least 48

August 16, 2018 | National

The Ministry of Public Health on Wednesday evening confirmed the death toll had risen to 48 in the suicide bombing in a classroom at an education academy in Dasht-e-Barchi in PD18...Read More

Fuel, Medicine Supplied to Ghazni Civil Hospital: ICRC

Fuel, Medicine  Supplied to Ghazni Civil Hospital: ICRC

August 16, 2018 | National

KABUL - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has provided dressing packages and oral and intravenous medicine to the Ghazni Civil Hospital over the past four days...Read More

Time for Peace Negotiations, End to Conflict: UN Diplomat

Time for Peace Negotiations,  End to Conflict: UN Diplomat

August 16, 2018 | National

KABUL - The extreme human suffering caused by the fighting in Ghazni City highlights the urgent need for an end to the war in Afghanistan, the UN’s top diplomat in the country...Read More

International »

Pakistani Lawmakers Elect Imran Khan as Prime Minister

Pakistani Lawmakers Elect  Imran Khan as Prime Minister

August 18, 2018 | International

ISLAMABAD -- Pakistani lawmakers on Friday elected former cricket star and longtime politician Imran Khan as the country’s next prime minister, in a step toward the ...Read More

US Says Ready to Sanction China for Buying Iran’s Oil

US Says Ready to Sanction  China for Buying Iran’s Oil

August 18, 2018 | International

WASHINGTON - The United States says it is prepared to impose sanctions on all countries that continue to buy Iran’s oil -- including China -- after Washington starts restoring ...Read More

Trump Adviser Bolton to Meet Russian Officials Next Week: Kremlin

Trump Adviser Bolton to Meet Russian  Officials Next Week: Kremlin

August 16, 2018 | International

MOSCOW - The Kremlin said on Wednesday preparations were underway for a meeting in Geneva next week between Russian officials and White House national security adviser John Bolton ...Read More

Italy Bridge Operator Focus of Anger as Collapse Death Toll Rises

Italy Bridge Operator Focus of Anger  as Collapse Death Toll Rises

August 16, 2018 | International

GENOA, Italy - Rescuers hunted for survivors among towering slabs of wreckage on Wednesday after a bridge collapse that killed 39, as furious government ministers rounded on...Read More

With Gun Salutes, Pakistan Marks 71 Years of Independence

With Gun Salutes, Pakistan Marks  71 Years of Independence

August 15, 2018 | International

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan has kicked off a day of celebrations marking the country’s 71 years of statehood and independence.
This year, the anniversary comes amid...Read More

China Angered at New U.S. Defense Act, to Assess Content

China Angered at New U.S. Defense  Act, to Assess Content

August 15, 2018 | International

BEIJING - China on Tuesday condemned measures targeting it in a new U.S. defense act, saying it exaggerated antagonism and that Beijing would take a close look at aspects ...Read More

Editorials »

Making Diversity Work for Us

August 18, 2018 | Editorials

So as to live peacefully within a diverse society, it is necessary to develop mutual tolerance and respect. Without these factors it would be very difficult to tighten the social ...Read More

Why Terrorist groups Attack Education

August 16, 2018 | Editorials

A suspected suicide bomber blew himself up in front of an educational center in the west of the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, August 15, killing at least...Read More

Ghazni Attack: A fatal Intelligence Failure

August 15, 2018 | Editorials

Ghazni is a strategically important center straddling the main highway linking Kabul with the south of the country. The attack on Ghazni is the most serious blow struck ...Read More

Paradoxes of Negotiations: Golden Lessons for Afghanistan

August 14, 2018 | Editorials

Negotiations is part of any conflict resolution; no party may deny negotiations, but there may be different approaches to negotiations by the warring parties based on their ...Read More

International Youth Day 2018

August 13, 2018 | Editorials

Today, i.e. August 12th is being celebrated as International Youth Day around the world. Basically, the day was endorsed by United Nations General Assembly on 17 December ...Read More

Disqualifying the Candidates: an Act to Counter Criminals or Cover Up Fraud

August 12, 2018 | Editorials

Elections is one of the crucial issues in Afghanistan; though it is a democratic tool to strengthen democracy and ensure ethnic diversity in the country, in Afghanistan, the dominance ...Read More

An Economic Approach to Deal with Elections (Public Choice)

August 11, 2018 | Editorials

Afghanistan is on the verge of parliament elections and it’s better to encourage people to participate in this important event but as Farid Zakaria, the famous, columnist ...Read More

Article/opinion »

Introduction to Xi Jinping’s thought on Diplomacy And Its Impacts to Afghanistan (Part 1)

Introduction to Xi Jinping’s thought on  Diplomacy And Its Impacts to Afghanistan (Part 1)

August 18, 2018 | Liu Jinsong | opinion

Not long ago, the medical team of Chinese Red Cross Foundation came to Kabul and took many Afghan children with Congenital Heart Disease to China for treatment. This project is ...Read More

Can Turkey Rewrite the Crisis-Management Rules?

Can Turkey Rewrite the Crisis-Management Rules?

August 18, 2018 | Mohamed A. El-Erian | opinion

Whether by accident or design, Turkey is trying to rewrite the chapter on crisis management in the emerging-market playbook. Rather than opting for interest-rate hikes and ...Read More

BRI – A Megaproject for Regional Peace and Cooperation

BRI – A Megaproject for Regional Peace and Cooperation

August 16, 2018 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

This year marks the 5th anniversary of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) which aims to enhance economic ties and cultural exchanges between China and 65 other countries ...Read More

The West Must Face Reality in Turkey

The West Must Face Reality in Turkey

August 16, 2018 | Richard N. Haass | opinion

Now that Turkey is at loggerheads with its erstwhile ally, the United States, the country’s currency crisis has morphed into a political problem of the first order...Read More

How does China View Its Neighboring Countries?

How does China View Its Neighboring Countries?

August 15, 2018 | Huazhong Tu, Andi Luo & Wenxian Zha | opinion

China altogether has 21 neighboring countries, including 14 continental neighbors and 7 maritime neighbors. It has the most neighboring countries in the world...Read More

Afghanistan: Achievements and Challenges 2018

Afghanistan: Achievements and Challenges 2018

August 15, 2018 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari | opinion

Any assessment of where Afghanistan stands today needs to be put into its historical context. In doing so, it should be recalled that even before the advent of the present conflict ...Read More

Taliban Attack On Ghazni City Debunks Ongoing Peace Process

Taliban Attack On Ghazni City  Debunks Ongoing Peace Process

August 14, 2018 | Mohammed Gul Sahibbzada | opinion

Thousands of Taliban fighters attacked Ghazni city on 10 August causing heavy casualties on civilians, including children, women and men and destroying most of Government ...Read More