Editor in Chief: Dr. Hussain Yasa Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Controlling ISIS in Afghanistan

September 24,2014 | Editorials

Recent news about the increasing influence of ISIS in a number of Muslim countries of the region has emerged as a matter of concern for the public and governments of these ...Read more

Social Justice – A Crying Need for the Citizens

September 23, 2014 | Editorials

It may seem to be a simple matter of common sense that justice is central to any well-functioning society. However, the question of what justice is, exactly, and how it is achieved are ...Read more

Agreement between the Presidential Candidates

September 22, 2014 | Editorials

After much drama and controversies, at last both the presidential candidates, Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Dr. Abdullah Abdullah signed a deal on Sunday ...Read more

National »

Corruption is Intolerable: Ghani

Corruption is Intolerable: Ghani

September 24,2014 | National

KABUL - In an interview with BBC, newly elected President Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai said fighting corruption is a priority, exuding that corruption will not be encouraged or tolerated in ...Read More

Karzai Criticises US, Pakistan in Farewell Speech

Karzai Criticises US, Pakistan in Farewell Speech

September 24,2014 | National

KABUL - Outgoing President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday blamed the United States for Afghanistan's long war in a final swipe at the country that helped bring him to power 13 years ago but towards ...Read More

Time for Rebuilding Afghanistan: Ahmadzai

Time for Rebuilding  Afghanistan: Ahmadzai

September 23, 2014 | National

KABUL - President-elect Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Monday issued an impassioned clarion call to action, promising a clean, efficient and service-oriented ...Read More

EU Observers Allege Large-Scale Fraud

EU  Observers Allege  Large-Scale Fraud

September 23, 2014 | National

KABUL - The European Union Election Assessment Team (EU EAT) on Monday took note of the Independent Election Commission’s failure to give precise final tallies of the ...Read More

Candidates Sign National Unity Govt. Agreement

Candidates Sign National Unity Govt. Agreement

September 22, 2014 | National

KABUL - After a prolonged electoral stalemate, presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai finally signed the National Unity Government agreement at the ...Read More

International »

Set ‘New Course’ on Climate Change: UN to Leaders

Set ‘New Course’ on Climate Change: UN to Leaders

September 24,2014 | International

UNITED NATIONS - Challenged by the United Nations chief to set a new course for a warming globe and reverse the rise of heat-trapping gases, world leader after world leader Tuesday ...Read More

Obama Faces Questions on Prospect of Expanded War

Obama Faces Questions on  Prospect of Expanded War

September 21, 2014 | International

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's military campaign against Islamic State group extremists has already crept beyond the narrow parameters he first outlined three ...Read More

UN Nuclear Watchdog Head Ups Pressure on Iran

UN Nuclear Watchdog  Head Ups Pressure on Iran

September 16, 2014 | International

VIENNA - The head of the UN atomic watchdog hit out Monday at Iran's lack of cooperation in a probe into its nuclear programme, three weeks after Tehran missed a deadline to provide ...Read More

Some Nations Offer Ground Troops to Fight Islamic State: Kerry

Some Nations Offer  Ground Troops to Fight  Islamic State: Kerry

September 15, 2014 | International

WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he was "extremely encouraged" by pledges of military assistance against Islamic State militants by countries inside ...Read More

Kerry in Cairo for Talks to Build Up Anti-IS Coalition

Kerry in Cairo for Talks to Build Up  Anti-IS Coalition

September 14, 2014 | International

CAIRO - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in the Egyptian capital of Cairo on Saturday for a visit in a bid to build up a coalition to counter and defeat the Islamic State ...Read More

Editorials »

Controlling ISIS in Afghanistan

September 24,2014 | Editorials

Recent news about the increasing influence of ISIS in a number of Muslim countries of the region has emerged as a matter of concern for the public and governments of these ...Read More

Social Justice – A Crying Need for the Citizens

September 23, 2014 | Editorials

It may seem to be a simple matter of common sense that justice is central to any well-functioning society. However, the question of what justice is, exactly, and how it is achieved are ...Read More

Agreement between the Presidential Candidates

September 22, 2014 | Editorials

After much drama and controversies, at last both the presidential candidates, Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Dr. Abdullah Abdullah signed a deal on Sunday ...Read More

Afghan Woman – Like a Bird with Broken Wings

September 21, 2014 | Editorials

Violence and violation of rights weighs heavily on women. As long as women are deemed inferior and looked down upon, human rights will lack substance. As long as outmoded ways of thinking ...Read More

Ruthless Violence against Afghan Women

September 18, 2014 | Editorials

It is one of the basic rights of human beings to have a secure environment to live in, wherein their lives are not endangered. The government in general and the law and order ...Read More

Article/opinion »

Natural Law – Do the Good and Avoid Evil

Natural Law – Do the Good and Avoid Evil

September 24,2014 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Just imagine when a theist and an atheist live in a desert. The theist prays with strong faith whereas the atheist denies God and the hereafter. Hence, since the atheist does not believe in ...Read More

Afghanistan 2014 Election and Power-sharing Deal

Afghanistan 2014 Election and Power-sharing Deal

September 24,2014 | Deedar Khudaidad | opinion

On October 21st, 2014, the Afghan prolonged disagreement over the doubtful June runoff election result broke when candidates Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai signed the ...Read More

Democracy is the Only Hope for Afghanistan

Democracy is the Only Hope for Afghanistan

September 23, 2014 | Muhammad Rasool Shah | opinion

In a number of months before the presidential and provincial elections, there was much debate on all the forms of media about the importance of polls and democratic practices in the ...Read More

Human Rights and Historical View on Rights

Human Rights and Historical View on Rights

September 23, 2014 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

On the one hand, human rights are one of the most debated issues in modern world. Besides being a significant subject in national and internal policy of many countries, human rights ...Read More

Is There One Way To Salvation?

Is There One Way To Salvation?

September 22, 2014 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

John Hick is an English philosopher of religion – who in his early years embraced a more evangelical form of Christian belief – one that was firmly committed to the idea that Christianity ...Read More