Editor in Chief: Dr. Hussain Yasa Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Controlling the Crimes

September 24, 2016 | 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...Read more

Freedom of Choice

September 22, 2016 | Editorials

One of the most important factors of freedom is that a person should at least be able to choose from a set of choices that is best for him. Definitely, thinking of choosing from...Read more

Concerns Regarding Women Rights Persist

September 21, 2016 | Editorials

Concerns regarding the rights of women in Afghanistan persist and they are, in fact, threatening the overall development. Though it is not a new issue that women suffer from discrimination...Read more

National »

Gov’t, HIA Ink Peace Agreement

Gov’t, HIA Ink  Peace Agreement

September 24, 2016 | National

KABUL - The much awaited peace agreement between Afghan government and the Hekmatyar-led Islamic party the Hizb-e-Islami was inked here on Thursday to boost peace process and national...Read More

It is Hoped Hekmatyar to Arrive in Kabul Soon: Ghani

It is Hoped Hekmatyar to  Arrive in Kabul Soon: Ghani

September 24, 2016 | National

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday said the peace agreement with the Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) was not against anyone but was in the national interest and hoped...Read More

CEO Accepts Corruption Undermining Investment

CEO Accepts Corruption Undermining Investment

September 24, 2016 | National

KABUL - CEO Abdullah Abdullah on Thursday said that the lack of coordination and the existence of corruption in the country have undermined the process of investment, adding that...Read More

Ghani, Abdullah Squabbles over Appointments Damaged Governance

Ghani, Abdullah Squabbles over  Appointments Damaged Governance

September 24, 2016 | National

KABUL - Political commentators have said that the rift between the two leaders of the National Unity Government affected governance in the country over the past two years - particularly ...Read More

SIGAR Blasts Afghan Watchdog Over Asset Registration

SIGAR Blasts Afghan Watchdog Over Asset Registration

September 24, 2016 | National

KABUL - In a new report, the U.S Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) has blasted the Afghan High Office of Oversight and Anti-Corruption (HOOAC) over...Read More

Watchdog Calls for Human Rights Protection Ahead of Peace Deal

Watchdog Calls for  Human Rights Protection Ahead of Peace Deal

September 22, 2016 | National

KABUL - Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) on Wednesday called on government to ensure justice and protection of human rights during peace negotiations with...Read More

NUG Leaders Likely to ‘Resolve Disputes’ before Brussels

NUG Leaders Likely to ‘Resolve Disputes’ before Brussels

September 22, 2016 | National

KABUL - Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah's office on Wednesday confirmed that some key elements of the political accord, based on which the National Unity Government...Read More

International »

UN Annual General Debate Ponders World Problems

UN Annual General Debate Ponders World Problems

September 22, 2016 | International

UNITED NATIONS - The general debate of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly was held Tuesday, with world leaders pondering global issues. The general debate was themed...Read More

Obama Draws Pledges from 50 Countries to Take in 360,000 Refugees

Obama Draws Pledges from 50 Countries to Take in 360,000 Refugees

September 22, 2016 | International

UNITED NATIONS - US President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged countries to “welcome the stranger in our midst” at a summit that drew pledges from 50 countries to take...Read More

With High Refugee Flows, UN Members Seek Safe, Orderly, Regular Migration

With High Refugee Flows, UN Members Seek Safe, Orderly, Regular Migration

September 21, 2016 | International

UNITED NATIONS - Members of the United Nations, on the eve of their VIP-packed annual UN General Debate and in the face of the recent wave of refugees and migrants, on Monday...Read More

UN Chief Calls for More Efforts to Ensure Food Security for Refugees

UN Chief Calls for More Efforts to Ensure Food Security for Refugees

September 21, 2016 | International

UNITED NATIONS - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Monday called for strengthened efforts to ensure food security for millions of refugees who are facing food insecurity and...Read More

U.N. Chief Calls for Collective Efforts to Address Challenge of Human Mobility

U.N. Chief Calls for Collective Efforts to Address Challenge of Human Mobility

September 20, 2016 | International

UNITED NATIONS - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday called for more collective efforts to address the challenge of human mobility, saying that "acting together, we...Read More

Russia to Develop Multi-Party System: Putin

Russia to Develop Multi-Party System: Putin

September 20, 2016 | International

MOSCOW - The ruling United Russia party is going to develop a multi-party system in the country in spite of its landslide victory at the latest parliamentary elections, Russian...Read More

Editorials »

Controlling the Crimes

September 24, 2016 | 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...Read More

Freedom of Choice

September 22, 2016 | Editorials

One of the most important factors of freedom is that a person should at least be able to choose from a set of choices that is best for him. Definitely, thinking of choosing from...Read More

Concerns Regarding Women Rights Persist

September 21, 2016 | Editorials

Concerns regarding the rights of women in Afghanistan persist and they are, in fact, threatening the overall development. Though it is not a new issue that women suffer from discrimination...Read More

We Must Promote Peace

September 20, 2016 | Editorials

Every year on 21st September most of the countries of the world celebrate International Peace Day. This year, as well, it will be celebrated tomorrow and the theme for this year...Read More

International Day for Preservation of Ozone

September 19, 2016 | Editorials

September 16th was celebrated world-wide as the International Day for the Preservation of Ozone Layer. The day was first proclaimed by UN General Assembly in 1994, while commemorating...Read More

Democracy and SDGs

September 18, 2016 | Editorials

September 15 was celebrated throughout the world as International Day of Democracy. The day was basically designated by United Nations through the resolution A/62/7 in 2007...Read More

Brussels Summit on Afghanistan and Human Rights

September 17, 2016 | Editorials

The upcoming Brussels Summit would be pivotal for Afghanistan; not only because of its importance regarding the upcoming nature of the support and assistance for Afghanistan...Read More

Article/opinion »

Afghan Women – The Nation’s Flag-bearers

Afghan Women – The Nation’s Flag-bearers

September 24, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Women played a constructive role in the community and the names of heroines are recorded in the history for their active role and heroic acts. Women supported men during wars and...Read More

NUG Facing Fiasco and Illegitimacy Crisis

NUG Facing Fiasco and Illegitimacy Crisis

September 22, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari | opinion

It seems that Afghan National Unity Government confused with enormous challenges Unprecedented in recent history of this country. They are harshly accused of failing and not...Read More

The Dark Page of History

The Dark Page of History

September 22, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

The deadly episode in Afghanistan’s history reveals the ugly face of the kings’ despotic regimes who ruled under the mask of religion. Afghans’ rights to life...Read More

The Final Steps of Peace Talks with HIA

The Final Steps of Peace Talks with HIA

September 21, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari | opinion

The peace agreement that is said to be in finalizing steps between government and Gulbuddin Hekmatyar the chief of Hizb-e-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) is not likely to bring significant...Read More

Political Conflicts Will Aggravate the Challenges

Political Conflicts Will Aggravate the Challenges

September 21, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Downplaying the precarious security situation and escalated militancy will deteriorate the status quo. The conflict in government’s machinery and mistrust between...Read More

The Nation’s Cheap Life

The Nation’s Cheap Life

September 20, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

The terror and targeted killings carried out by the militant guerrilla fighters have filled the air with a sense of fear and disappointment. The security situation deteriorates...Read More

The Outcome of Historical Sacrifices

The Outcome of Historical Sacrifices

September 19, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Establishing a nascent democratic system in Afghanistan has been a pyrrhic victory for the nation as streams of blood were spilt and the rights and liberty of the public were...Read More