Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Awake Conscience and Restless Hearts

Awake Conscience and Restless Hearts

September 23, 2017 | Mohsini Ghafoori | Opinion

There are several kinds of tendencies, including positive and negative, in human’s nature if one views from anthropological perspective. “Sympathy” is also a sort of...Read more

Achieving Balance in Society

September 23, 2017 | Editorials

Though human beings claim to have evolved and developed to a great extent, they have not been able to provide some of the very basic requirements to their own selves. There are millions...Read more

“Together for Peace”

September 21, 2017 | Editorials

Every year on 21st September, most of the countries of the world celebrate International Peace Day. This year, as well, it is being celebrated under the theme, ‘Together for...Read more

Changing Challenges into Opportunities

September 20, 2017 | Editorials

It is widely believed concept that the nations that go through difficult times ultimately gain a sense of admiration for peace, tranquility and progress and the members of such nation...Read more

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Trump, Ghani Agree U.S. can Help Develop Afghanistan’s Minerals

Trump, Ghani  Agree U.S. can Help Develop  Afghanistan’s Minerals

September 23, 2017 | National

WASHINGTON - The comments, at a meeting in New York, were the latest in a series in which both U.S. officials and the Afghan government have emphasized the potential strategic...Read More

Ghani, UN Chief Talk Afghan Peace, Terror War

Ghani, UN Chief Talk  Afghan Peace, Terror War

September 23, 2017 | National

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani met United Nations secretary general Antonio Guterres at the world body’s headquarters in New York on Thursday and discussed with him the war against...Read More

Khalili Says Platform Established for National Peace

Khalili Says Platform Established for National Peace

September 23, 2017 | National

KABUL - Senior officials from government, former jihadi leaders and High Peace Council (HPC) officials attended a conference in Kabul on Thursday to mark the International Day of Peace and...Read More

Pakistan, Taliban Responsible for Afghanistan War: Ghani

Pakistan, Taliban Responsible for Afghanistan War: Ghani

September 23, 2017 | National

WASHINGTON - Addressing a debate at the Council on Foreign Relations, President Ashraf Ghani said the Taliban and Pakistan are responsible for instability and war in Afghanistan...Read More

India to Take up 116 High Impact Projects in 31 Provinces

India to Take up 116 High Impact  Projects in 31 Provinces

September 23, 2017 | National

NEW YORK - India has announced to take up 116 “high impact community developmental projects” in 31 provinces. It has also offered assistance for six new projects in...Read More

Washington Claims US Weapons Turn out to be Incomprehensible to Afghan Forces

Washington Claims US Weapons Turn out to be Incomprehensible to Afghan Forces

September 23, 2017 | National

WASHINGTON - The US government's Afghanistan reconstruction watchdog claims that the expectation that Afghan security forces would effectively use US-supplied high-end weapons and...Read More

Dozens of States Sign Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty at United Nations

Dozens of States Sign Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty at United Nations

September 21, 2017 | National

UNITED NATIONS - The treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons will enter into force 90 days after 50 countries have ratified it. Only a few states were due to deposit their ratification...Read More

International »

China, EU Strengthen Efforts for Global Solutions to Water Crises

China, EU Strengthen Efforts  for Global Solutions to Water Crises

September 23, 2017 | International

TURKU, Finland - China and the European Union (EU) vowed on Thursday to continue working together to fight global water crises, as hundreds of high-level decision makers and experts...Read More

U.S., Russian Militaries Hold Face-to-Face Talks on Syria: Pentagon

U.S., Russian Militaries Hold  Face-to-Face Talks on Syria: Pentagon

September 23, 2017 | International

WASHINGTON - U.S. and Russian military officials had met face-to-face somewhere in the Middle East this week on de-confliction measures in the fight against the Islamic State (IS) in...Read More

UN General Assembly Focuses on Violence, Climate Threats

UN General Assembly Focuses on Violence, Climate Threats

September 21, 2017 | International

UNITED NATIONS - Nuclear weapons, refugees fleeing violence, terrorism and reform were the universal concerns expressed by speakers cutting across borders as the 72nd General...Read More

Trump Talks Tough on DPRK, Iran in Debut UN Address

Trump Talks Tough on DPRK, Iran in Debut UN Address

September 21, 2017 | International

UNITED NATIONS - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday pressured the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to give up its nuclear weapons program and signaled a possible...Read More

Xi, Trump Talk Upcoming China Visit, Korean Peninsula over Phone

Xi, Trump Talk Upcoming China Visit, Korean Peninsula over Phone

September 20, 2017 | International

BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump discussed Trump’s visit to China later this year and the Korean Peninsula situation over phone...Read More

Failure to Curb Web Terrorism Contributes to Security Loopholes in Britain

Failure to Curb Web Terrorism Contributes to Security Loopholes in Britain

September 20, 2017 | International

LONDON - Britain has suffered five terrorist attacks over the past six months. As British police are investigating into the latest terrorist explosion at a subway station in west London...Read More

Editorials »

Achieving Balance in Society

September 23, 2017 | Editorials

Though human beings claim to have evolved and developed to a great extent, they have not been able to provide some of the very basic requirements to their own selves. There are millions...Read More

“Together for Peace”

September 21, 2017 | Editorials

Every year on 21st September, most of the countries of the world celebrate International Peace Day. This year, as well, it is being celebrated under the theme, ‘Together for...Read More

Changing Challenges into Opportunities

September 20, 2017 | Editorials

It is widely believed concept that the nations that go through difficult times ultimately gain a sense of admiration for peace, tranquility and progress and the members of such nation...Read More

“Caring for All Life Under the Sun”

September 19, 2017 | 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

The Unending Global Conflict

September 18, 2017 | Editorials

Peace remains a fragile issue around the globe. Serious threats are posed against human societies in one way or another. All nations are likely to fluctuate between hope and fear regarding...Read More

Reiterating Our True Responsibilities

September 17, 2017 | Editorials

Our country is going through most fragile and crucial phase of its history. The incidents that have taken place and the ones that are taking place clearly indicate that we are going...Read More

Democracy and Conflict Prevention

September 16, 2017 | 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 and...Read More

Article/opinion »

Awake Conscience and Restless Hearts

Awake Conscience and Restless Hearts

September 23, 2017 | Mohsini Ghafoori | opinion

There are several kinds of tendencies, including positive and negative, in human’s nature if one views from anthropological perspective. “Sympathy” is also a sort of...Read More

The Need for Keeping Public Order and Performing Religious Rituals in Afghanistan

The Need for Keeping Public Order and Performing Religious Rituals in Afghanistan

September 21, 2017 | Abdul Hamid Arifi | opinion

Freedom of religion is one of the fundamental rights of mankind in human societies and the legal demands of citizens. Protecting this right symbolizes the intellectual maturity of a society...Read More

Catharsis through Martial Art in Afghanistan

Catharsis through Martial Art in Afghanistan

September 21, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

The strong tendency towards martial art in Afghanistan will lead to widespread violence. Martial art has been changed into a constructive pastime for a number of Afghan youths unaware...Read More

The Unbreakable Deadlock of ‘War on Terror’

The Unbreakable Deadlock of ‘War on Terror’

September 20, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Following the harsh stance of the US President Donald Trump on Pakistan and calling that “Pakistan often gives safe haven to agents of chaos, violence and terror” a cold war...Read More

A Glance over Taliban-ISIS Relationship in Afghanistan

A Glance over Taliban-ISIS Relationship in Afghanistan

September 20, 2017 | Ghulam Ahya Hussaini | opinion

The self-styled Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) emerged in Iraq and extended its reach in Syria. Losing ground recently, this group seeks safe havens in other parts of Islamic...Read More

Aung San Suu Kyi – The Nobel Laureate of Genocide

Aung San Suu Kyi – The Nobel Laureate of Genocide

September 19, 2017 | Darab Ali Aliyar | opinion

In 1991, Aung San Suu Kyi was known as the Nobel laureate in Norway but received the Nobel Prize after 21 years in Oslo since she was under house arrest. Being released from the house arrest...Read More

Flawed Mechanisms in Political Interactions

Flawed Mechanisms in Political Interactions

September 18, 2017 | Jafar Mohammadi | opinion

People’s obedience to the government is on the condition that it should protect physical and mental peace of the society and pave the ground for development through efficient use...Read More