Editor in Chief: Dr. Hussain Yasa Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Another Tragedy for Hazaras

July 27, 2013 | Editorials

In the night between Thursday and Friday, suspected Taliban militants halted three passenger vehicles in Ghor province. They singled out ethnic Hazara travellers, lined them up and shot ...Read more

Enriched Moral Value Vital to Human Society

July 27, 2013 | Editorials

In an age when everything seems to have gone topsy-turvy, when everyone seems to run after some monetary achievement, no one can deny the importance of moral education. At present ...Read more

Support for Social Media Must Continue

July 26, 2014 | Editorials

Keeping in view the importance of the social media, the first week of Saratan (23-29 July) of Afghan calendar is being marked as ‘social media week’ in Afghanistan for the third ...Read more

National »

Presidential Candidates Support IEC Adopting UN Proposal

Presidential Candidates Support IEC Adopting UN Proposal

July 27, 2013 | National

KABUL - Presidential candidates, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Dr. Ashraf Ghani, have indicated to the United Nations that they support the Independent Election Commission (IEC) adopting the ...Read More

Security Tightened in Kabul Ahead of Eid

Security Tightened in Kabul Ahead of Eid

July 27, 2013 | National

KABUL - Kabul police said on Saturday tight security measures had been put in place in the capital to enable residents to celebrate the Eid festival in a secure environment. Police chief ...Read More

Ghor Victims Killed By Freed Taliban Militants

Ghor Victims Killed By Freed Taliban Militants

July 27, 2013 | National

KABUL - Residents and activists from around Ghor province gathered in the capital of Ferozkhoh on Saturday to voice criticism of the government for releasing Taliban militants who ...Read More

WH Urges Pakistan to Keep Haqqani on Heels

WH Urges Pakistan to Keep Haqqani on Heels

July 27, 2013 | National

KABUL - The U.S. government has urged Pakistani leaders to protect gains made during counter-insturgent operations along the border region with Afghanistan over the past month and ...Read More

UN Proposal Submitted Without Candidate Consensus

UN Proposal Submitted  Without Candidate Consensus

July 26, 2014 | National

KABUL - A spokesman for the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Friday said that a proposal for the vote auditing process has been submitted to election officials despite ...Read More

International »

International players urge extension of Gaza ceasefire

International players urge extension of Gaza ceasefire

July 27, 2013 | International

PARIS - U.S., European and regional powers seeking to mediate an end to the conflict in Gaza called on Israel and Hamas on Saturday to extend their 12-hour ceasefire in a bid to win time ...Read More

Al-Sistani Sends Subtle Message to Maliki - Step Aside

Al-Sistani Sends Subtle  Message to Maliki - Step Aside

July 26, 2014 | International

BAGHDAD - Iraq’s Most senior cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, on Friday urged political leaders to refrain from clinging to their posts - an apparent reference to Prime Minister ...Read More

Putin Warns of Attempts to Destabilize Russia

Putin Warns of Attempts to Destabilize Russia

July 23, 2014 | International

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that his country currently does not see any military threat to its sovereignty and territorial integrity, but that the country ...Read More

Israel Drops White Phosphorus Bombs on Gazans

Israel Drops White Phosphorus Bombs on Gazans

July 22, 2014 | International

GAZA - Latest reports say Israeli aerial and ground forces are using white phosphorus bombs to pound several residential areas across the besieged Gaza ...Read More

Iran's Top Negotiator Calls on West to Seize Opportunity in Vienna 6

Iran's Top Negotiator Calls on West to Seize Opportunity in Vienna 6

July 19, 2014 | International

TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif once again called on the western countries to seize the opportunity to reach a final agreement with Tehran on the latter's nuclear ...Read More

Editorials »

Another Tragedy for Hazaras

July 27, 2013 | Editorials

In the night between Thursday and Friday, suspected Taliban militants halted three passenger vehicles in Ghor province. They singled out ethnic Hazara travellers, lined them up and shot ...Read More

Enriched Moral Value Vital to Human Society

July 27, 2013 | Editorials

In an age when everything seems to have gone topsy-turvy, when everyone seems to run after some monetary achievement, no one can deny the importance of moral education. At present ...Read More

Support for Social Media Must Continue

July 26, 2014 | Editorials

Keeping in view the importance of the social media, the first week of Saratan (23-29 July) of Afghan calendar is being marked as ‘social media week’ in Afghanistan for the third ...Read More

Why Taliban Target Hazaras?

July 26, 2014 | Editorials

Taliban once again displayed its inhumanity, barbarism and opposition to principle of humanitarianism by shooting dead 14 civilians, including a bride and groom in western Ghor province ...Read More

Dutifulness; Attribute that Leads us Ahead

July 26, 2014 | Editorials

The man is entitled to be the supreme creature given his superior mental capability owes a peculiar attribute in his inferior body. Deeds are executed in the light of perception thought-out ...Read More

Article/opinion »

Cross Communal Sympathy: Strong Step towards Nation Building

Cross Communal Sympathy: Strong Step towards Nation Building

July 27, 2013 | Masood Korosh | opinion

The growing fundamental changes at ground level are promising particularly among new Afghan generation. Despite serious challenges are still ahead that need to be overcome, Afghan ...Read More

A Democratic Government

A Democratic Government

July 27, 2013 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

The crucial difference between democratic and non-democratic states is the kind of election they hold. In liberal democracies, elections go beyond simple voting. They reflect ...Read More

Rational Solution to Palestine Problem

Rational Solution to Palestine Problem

July 26, 2014 | Muhammad Rasool Shah | opinion

The ongoing situation in Gaza is enough to make everyone cry and tear apart the heart of every human who has a tinge of humanity and sensitivity towards human sufferings. A few days earlier ...Read More

Enlightened Religion is My Idol

Enlightened Religion is My Idol

July 26, 2014 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Normally, everyone has an idol for which he is ready to sacrifice anything .However one person’s idol is different from another. One may idolize property, status, position, children ...Read More

Restrictions on Speaking

Restrictions on Speaking

July 26, 2014 | Dilawar Sherzai | opinion

It can be observed around the world that there are people who have tried to stop human beings from discussing and sharing their opinions without any restrictions. There are as numerous ...Read More