Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Rudimentary Requirements Must Reach Everyone

October 19, 2017 | Editorials

Human beings depend highly on the environment where they live. Both the physical and socio-economic circumstances provide them the opportunity to fulfill their different sorts of requirements...Read more

“Government Must Renew Focus to Ensure Girls Education”

October 18, 2017 | Editorials

Though there have been many claims of improvement, the education of the girls still faces serious problems in Afghanistan. In a report released on Tuesday, October 17, Human Rights Watch...Read more

Time to Put the Governed First

October 17, 2017 | Editorials

In today’s modern world of ours, human beings live within states that do not only differentiate them from one another politically but also strive, at least in theory, to facilitate them to...Read more

National »

Unity Govt. Has No Intention to Hold Polls: Watchdogs

Unity Govt. Has No Intention to Hold Polls: Watchdogs

October 19, 2017 | National

KABUL – Election watchdogs on Wednesday claimed the unity government “has no intention to hold Wolesi Jirga and district council elections despite announcing a date...Read More

Russia, NATO to Discuss Afghanistan Conflict

Russia, NATO to Discuss Afghanistan Conflict

October 19, 2017 | National

BRUSSELS - Representatives from Russia and the Western military alliance NATO will discuss the Afghanistan conflict on Oct. 26 in Brussels, Russia’s special envoy to Afghanistan...Read More

BRI has Created Millions of Jobs, Claims China

BRI has Created Millions of Jobs, Claims China

October 19, 2017 | National

BEIJING - Tuo Zhen, the spokesperson for the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) said on Tuesday the initiative proposed by President Xi Jinping conformed to the development...Read More

Literacy Programs Fail as at Least 60% of Afghans Illiterate

Literacy Programs Fail as at Least 60% of Afghans Illiterate

October 19, 2017 | National

KABUL – The Second Vice President Mohammad Sarwar Danish said on Wednesday that Afghanistan is one of the countries with the highest illiteracy rates in the world and that the education...Read More

Gen. Bajwa Visits Saudi and UAE as QCG Talks on Afghan Peace Kicks Off

Gen. Bajwa Visits Saudi and UAE as  QCG Talks on Afghan Peace Kicks Off

October 19, 2017 | National

ISLAMABAD - The Pakistani army chief Gen. Qamar Bajwa has quietly visited Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates as the Quadrilateral Coordination Group (QCG) talks on Afghan peace kicked...Read More

Uruzgan Govt. Slammed for Failing to Enforce Security

Uruzgan Govt. Slammed for Failing to Enforce Security

October 19, 2017 | National

TIRINKOT - Inhabitants of central Uruzgan province have slammed the government for failing to ensure security and rein in insurgent outfits. In addition to districts, residents...Read More

Suicide Bombers, Gunmen Kill 71 in Attacks on ANSF

Suicide Bombers, Gunmen Kill 71 in Attacks on ANSF

October 18, 2017 | National

KABUL – The Taliban claimed the more deadly of the two assaults, a coordinated attack on police in the southeast city of Gardez in Paktia province. Two separate suicide and gun...Read More

International »

UK Accused of Delaying Contested Brexit Bill

UK Accused of Delaying  Contested Brexit Bill

October 19, 2017 | International

LONDON - Britain's main opposition Labour Party on Tuesday said the government was delaying debate of a landmark bill to end Britain's membership of the EU after more than 300 amendments...Read More

Democratic Senators to Press Sessions on Talks with Trump

Democratic Senators to  Press Sessions on Talks with Trump

October 19, 2017 | International

WASHINGTON — Democratic senators plan to press Attorney General Jeff Sessions about his private communications with the president when he appears before a Senate committee Wednesday to...Read More

EU Brexit Chief Urges Britain to Keep up the Momentum

EU Brexit Chief Urges Britain to Keep up the Momentum

October 18, 2017 | International

BRUSSELS — The European Union’s Brexit negotiator urged the British government Tuesday to keep up the momentum in negotiations on leaving the bloc if it wants the talks to advance to a new...Read More

Trump to Make 2-Day State Visit to S. Korea for Summit, Speech in Parliament: Seoul

Trump to Make 2-Day State Visit to S. Korea for Summit, Speech in Parliament: Seoul

October 18, 2017 | International

SEOUL - U.S. President Donald Trump will make a two-day state visit to South Korea next month to hold a summit meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and deliver a speech to the...Read More

Hillary Clinton Warns Britain on Potential Trade Deal with Trump

Hillary Clinton Warns Britain  on Potential Trade Deal with Trump

October 16, 2017 | International

LONDON - Former U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton cautioned Britain on Sunday over its push to secure a trade deal with U.S. President Donald Trump after it leaves the European...Read More

Merkel Back at the Polls before Tough Coalition Talks

Merkel Back at the Polls before Tough Coalition Talks

October 16, 2017 | International

BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces a regional vote test Sunday, after winning a fourth term with a disappointing showing that has forced her to embark on high-stakes coalition talks...Read More

Editorials »

Rudimentary Requirements Must Reach Everyone

October 19, 2017 | Editorials

Human beings depend highly on the environment where they live. Both the physical and socio-economic circumstances provide them the opportunity to fulfill their different sorts of requirements...Read More

“Government Must Renew Focus to Ensure Girls Education”

October 18, 2017 | Editorials

Though there have been many claims of improvement, the education of the girls still faces serious problems in Afghanistan. In a report released on Tuesday, October 17, Human Rights Watch...Read More

Time to Put the Governed First

October 17, 2017 | Editorials

In today’s modern world of ours, human beings live within states that do not only differentiate them from one another politically but also strive, at least in theory, to facilitate them to...Read More

Obstacles before Polio Campaign

October 16, 2017 | Editorials

Afghanistan is one of the three countries, alongside Pakistan and Nigeria, in the world where polio remains endemic. The number of reported cases has been reduced significantly in recent years in the...Read More

Ensuring Food Security

October 15, 2017 | Editorials

Tomorrow, i.e. October 16th will be celebrated around the world as the World Food Day. The day is celebrated to honor the date of the founding of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the...Read More

Treating Every Faction of Society Equally

October 14, 2017 | Editorials

Aging is an inevitable natural and biological phenomenon. There are many perceptions of the old generation varying from one culture to another. Some people have the positive views like...Read More

Uprooting the Real Issues

October 12, 2017 | Editorials

A cursory look at our society will depict the fact that it has given only a few people the opportunity to take advantage of all the facilities of life and live in light, and it has pushed...Read More

Article/opinion »

The Outlook on Multi-lateral Struggles About Peace

The Outlook on Multi-lateral Struggles About Peace

October 19, 2017 | Mohammad Qasim Erfani | opinion

Recently, struggles were made at regional and global level for resuming peace process. The sixth round meeting of Quadrilateral Coordination Group (QCG) in Muscat, Shanghai Cooperation Organization...Read More

Indescribable Sufferings of the Rohingya

Indescribable Sufferings of the Rohingya

October 19, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

The violation of Rohingya’s inherent rights and freedoms in Myanmar continues unabated and the poignant stories of women and children, who bear the brunt of violence, will outrage...Read More

The 19th National Congress of China

The 19th National Congress of China

October 18, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), which starts on Wednesday, offers a chance to review achievements under the leadership of Chinese President, also the Party...Read More

WFD – Empathizing the Hungry and Awakening Conscience

WFD – Empathizing the Hungry and Awakening Conscience

October 17, 2017 | Jawad Sorosh | opinion

World Food Day (WFD) is celebrated every year around the world on October 16 in honor of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations in...Read More

Any Hope for Afghanistan’s Future Economy?

Any Hope for Afghanistan’s Future Economy?

October 16, 2017 | Mustafa Ahmadi | opinion

We are all eager to know about the future of Afghanistan’s economy. The country’s economy declined within the past decades, mainly during the civil unrests. Considering the recent relatively...Read More

Nonstop Bleeding

Nonstop Bleeding

October 16, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

A truck bomb blast shook Somalia’s Capital Mogadishu on Sunday leaving hundreds of dead and wounded behind. This deadly incident reflects the strength of terrorist group of Al Shabab...Read More

The Taliban Balk at Holding Talks

The Taliban Balk at Holding Talks

October 15, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Recently, the issue of peace talks between the Taliban and Afghan government has been changed into a controversial topic. On the one hand, the Taliban militants intensify their attacks along...Read More