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Terrorism is a Mentality and Must Change

Terrorism is a Mentality and Must Change

June 24, 2017 | Syed Ali Mutahhari | Opinion

On the grounds of national and international security, terrorism is considered a serious threat to society. Terrorism is resorting to violence or intimidating for gaining political, religious...Read more

The Challenges of Cyberspace

June 24, 2017 | Editorials

It is more likely that while scrolling down your mobile page or computer screen, a message will be received tempting you to click an eerie software or intimidating you to deposit money...Read more

Extremism and Barbarism are Reciprocal

June 22, 2017 | Editorials

Everyone seems to agree on the severity of the crisis that threatens the peaceful, civilized and modernized world. Even in the best scenario humanitarian analysts estimate that...Read more

Ignorance is Contrary to Islam

June 21, 2017 | Editorials

Education is considered a social instrument through which man can pursue his destiny and determine his future. An unenlightened mind is nothing but a sorry lamp to light the...Read more

National »

Afghanistan to Hold Elections in July Next Year

Afghanistan to Hold  Elections in July Next Year

June 24, 2017 | National

KABUL - Afghanistan will hold long-delayed parliamentary and district council elections on July 7, 2018, some three years after they were meant to take place, the country's Independent...Read More

President Opens First Citizen-Arg Debate in Kabul

President Opens First  Citizen-Arg Debate in Kabul

June 24, 2017 | National

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday opened the maiden session of a debate titled “Citizen and Arg (Presidential Palace)” aimed at ensuring good governance and...Read More

China FM to Visit Pakistan to Discuss Peace in Afghanistan

China FM to Visit  Pakistan to Discuss Peace in Afghanistan

June 24, 2017 | National

ISLAMABAD - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will be visiting Pakistan at the end of this week to discuss peace and stability in Afghanistan, Pakistani foreign ministry says...Read More

34 Killed, 60 Injured in Lashkargah Car Bombing

34 Killed, 60 Injured in Lashkargah Car Bombing

June 24, 2017 | National

LASHKARGAH - A powerful car bomb explosion killed 30 people and injured 60 others in front of a bank in the capital of southern Helmand province on Thursday. A corolla model car...Read More

Play Role in Ending Conflict, Khalili Tells Taliban

Play Role in Ending Conflict, Khalili Tells Taliban

June 24, 2017 | National

KABUL - The new High Peace Council (HPC) chief, Karim Khalili, on Friday asked the Taliban to play a positive role in ending the decades-long conflict in Afghanistan. Khalili, who...Read More

Atmar, Mcmaster Discuss Political Cooperation

Atmar, Mcmaster Discuss Political Cooperation

June 24, 2017 | National

KABUL - Afghan and American national security advisors have discussed a new framework of political collaboration between the two allies. NSA Hanif Atmar said he spoke with...Read More

UNAMA Chief Calls for Urgent Reforms to Avert Future Crises

UNAMA Chief Calls for Urgent Reforms to Avert Future Crises

June 22, 2017 | National

NEW YORK - Briefing the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto said the recent “security...Read More

International »

Russian Warships Strike IS Terrorists in Syria with Cruise Missiles

Russian Warships Strike IS  Terrorists in Syria with Cruise Missiles

June 24, 2017 | International

MOSCOW - Two Russian frigates and a submarine deployed in the eastern Mediterranean have fired six Kalibr cruise missiles at Islamic State (IS) targets in west-central Syria, the...Read More

Central Europe Leaders Meet with France’s Macron

Central Europe Leaders Meet with France’s Macron

June 24, 2017 | International

BRUSSELS - Poland's prime minister says it is a good sign for the future that France and Central European countries want to seek consensus despite their differences on key issues...Read More

US - Russia Tensions on the Rise

US - Russia Tensions on the Rise

June 22, 2017 | International

WASHINGTON - With U.S.-Russia tensions on the rise especially over disagreements involving the war in Syria, U.S. experts said that though not as hostile as they were in the Cold War, ties...Read More

Rapid Nuclear Decommissioning Threatens Climate Targets, Says IEA

Rapid Nuclear Decommissioning Threatens Climate Targets, Says IEA

June 22, 2017 | International

ESTORIL, Portugal - Decommissioning nuclear plants in Europe and North America from 2020 threatens global plans to cut carbon emissions unless governments build new nuclear plants...Read More

Courts are Right in Blocking Trump’s Travel Ban

Courts are Right in Blocking Trump’s Travel Ban

June 21, 2017 | International

WASHINGTON — Most Americans say federal courts are acting properly in blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs...Read More

Qatar Says it Will not Negotiate Unless Neighbours Lift ‘Blockade’

Qatar Says it Will not Negotiate  Unless Neighbours Lift ‘Blockade’

June 21, 2017 | International

DOHA - Qatar said it will not negotiate with its neighbours to resolve the Gulf dispute unless they first lift the trade and travel boycott they imposed two weeks ago. Doha still believed...Read More

Editorials »

The Challenges of Cyberspace

June 24, 2017 | Editorials

It is more likely that while scrolling down your mobile page or computer screen, a message will be received tempting you to click an eerie software or intimidating you to deposit money...Read More

Extremism and Barbarism are Reciprocal

June 22, 2017 | Editorials

Everyone seems to agree on the severity of the crisis that threatens the peaceful, civilized and modernized world. Even in the best scenario humanitarian analysts estimate that...Read More

Ignorance is Contrary to Islam

June 21, 2017 | Editorials

Education is considered a social instrument through which man can pursue his destiny and determine his future. An unenlightened mind is nothing but a sorry lamp to light the...Read More

On World Refugee Day

June 20, 2017 | Editorials

June 20th is celebrated as the World Refugee Day around the world. The Day was adopted in December 2000, when United Nations (UN) General Assembly passed resolution 55/76, wherein it was...Read More

Democracy Depends on the People as a Whole

June 19, 2017 | Editorials

This is an undeniable fact that Afghanistan has not been able to acquire stable and true political system. Though we claim our country to be democratic, we lack all the qualities...Read More

Widening Gap between Generations

June 18, 2017 | Editorials

There is nothing as permanent as change. And, this phenomenon is true for the entire universe. Wherever there is matter, there is change. The changes in the physical environment are so...Read More

Hazaras Attacked Again

June 17, 2017 | Editorials

Insecurity continues in Afghanistan and keeps on haunting people in different ways. Though all the people suffer as a result of insecurity, the weaker strata within the society...Read More

Article/opinion »

Terrorism is a Mentality and Must Change

Terrorism is a Mentality and Must Change

June 24, 2017 | Syed Ali Mutahhari | opinion

On the grounds of national and international security, terrorism is considered a serious threat to society. Terrorism is resorting to violence or intimidating for gaining political, religious...Read More

Afghan-Pak Mutual Relations

Afghan-Pak Mutual Relations

June 22, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Involving in blame game and exchanging harsh rhetoric following the escalation in militancy, Kabul and Islamabad could neither push the Taliban to negotiation table nor alleviate insurgency...Read More

The Key Role of Media

The Key Role of Media

June 22, 2017 | Sakhi Danish | opinion

Media plays a crucial role around the globe. It generates public awareness, support freedom of speech and democracy. People are widely involved in news, reports, movies, etc. and...Read More

Fighting Administrative Corruption in Afghanistan

Fighting Administrative Corruption in Afghanistan

June 21, 2017 | Abdul Hamid Arifi | opinion

Within the past two decades, the issue of administrative corruption has challenged Afghanistan seriously and hampered it from gaining political, economic and managerial objectives. The spread...Read More

Growing Hate Crime

Growing Hate Crime

June 20, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

“None of us should tolerate these extremists. They have killed in many countries. They have killed people of different faiths – more than any other, they have killed Muslims...Read More

Consequences of Ethnic and Religious Movements

Consequences of Ethnic and Religious Movements

June 20, 2017 | Mohammad Baqirian | opinion

We are supposed to view the pains and sufferings inflicted upon us within the history. Our history should be an eye-opener for the nation. We all should learn the positive and negative...Read More

Opportunities and Challenges of the Upcoming Elections

Opportunities and Challenges of the Upcoming Elections

June 19, 2017 | Liaqat Ali Amini | opinion

Within recent weeks, a sense of worry surges up for no decision to hold election. The chairman of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) said it was most likely that election would...Read More