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Large of Cache of Weapons, Explosives Belonging to ISIS Seized in Kabul

Large of Cache of Weapons, Explosives Belonging to ISIS Seized in Kabul

January 31, 2018

KABUL - A large cache of weapons and explosives belonging to the ISIS terrorist group was discovered and seized by the Afghan forces in Kabul.The Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate ...

How Terror Attacks on Public Spaces Can Trigger Public Anxiety

How Terror Attacks on Public Spaces Can Trigger Public Anxiety

January 30, 2018

An explosives-packed ambulance blew up in a crowded area of Kabul on Saturday,one of the biggest blasts in recent years, that killed at least 95 people and wounded 158 others. This is the second...

Taliban Must Choose Between Islam and Terrorism: Ghani

Taliban Must Choose Between Islam and Terrorism: Ghani

January 30, 2018

KABUL - Addressing a joint press conference with his Indonesian counterpart, the president said the Taliban must separate itself from barbarism. In his first public appearance since...

Security Bosses Apologize Over Deadly Attacks

Security Bosses Apologize  Over Deadly Attacks

January 30, 2018

KABUL - Security bosses on Sunday apologized to the nation over their failure to prevent recent deadly attacks in the country and said their resignation would not resolve the conundrum...

Peace in Afghanistan Long-Term Objective: EU

Peace in Afghanistan Long-Term Objective: EU

January 30, 2018

PESHAWAR - The European Union, commending Pakistan’s role in the fight against terrorism, says Islamabad needs to do more to make the region secure and prosperous.Jean-François Cautain, EU...

Pope Says Afghan People Suffering Inhumane Violence

Pope Says Afghan People Suffering  Inhumane Violence

January 30, 2018

KABUL - Pope Francis said Saturday’s bombing that killed over 100 people had been a “terrible terror massacre”. Pope Francis is decrying terror attacks in Afghanistan and asking...

US Won’t Allow Taliban to Prevail, Says Trump

US Won’t Allow Taliban  to Prevail, Says Trump

January 30, 2018

WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump on Saturday said the cruelty of the Taliban would not prevail and urged countries to take decisive actions against the terrorist group and the infrastructure...

Nearly 11 Tons of Afghan Saffron Earn $18m: MAIL

Nearly 11 Tons of Afghan Saffron Earn $18m: MAIL

January 30, 2018

KABUL - The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) on Sunday announced that farmers earned $18 million in revenue from nearly 11 tons of saffron produced this year, surpassing...

Ambulance Bomb Kills 95, Wounds 158 in Kabul: Official

Ambulance Bomb Kills 95, Wounds 158 in Kabul: Official

January 28, 2018

KABUL - An explosives-packed ambulance blew up in a crowded area of Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 95 people and wounding 158 others, officials said, in one of the biggest blasts to rock the ...

Condolences Pour in Following Deadly Bombing in Kabul

Condolences Pour in Following Deadly Bombing in Kabul

January 28, 2018

KABUL - CEO Abdullah Abdullah said this was now enough and that the country needs to stand united in order to get rid of the enemy. Shortly after Saturday’s deadly bombing in Kabul ...

Trump Says US Working to Destroy Terror Groups

Trump Says US Working to Destroy Terror Groups

January 28, 2018

WASHINGTON - Speaking at Davos, US president said America will never allowing Afghanistan to become a safe haven again for terrorists. US President Donald Trump said on Friday that America ...

Ulema Can Help End Afghan Conflict: President Widodo

Ulema Can Help End Afghan Conflict: President Widodo

January 28, 2018

PESHAWAR - JokoWidodo, suggested the formation of a three-nation committee of religious scholars to promote peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan. The Indonesian president has suggested the formation ...

Finance Minister Visits Ongoing Uplift Projects in Laghman

Finance Minister Visits Ongoing  Uplift Projects in Laghman

January 28, 2018

KABUL - Minister of Finance EklilHakimi has reviewed progress on a string of ongoing development projects during his visit to eastern Laghman province.Governor AbulJabbarNaeemi ...

Kabul Asked to Create Pull Factors for Refugees’ Return

Kabul Asked to Create Pull  Factors for Refugees’ Return

January 28, 2018

PESHAWAR - Pakistan has once again underlined the need for early, dignified sustainable and complete repatriation of Afghan refugees to their homeland.The global fraternity and the ...

CEO Inaugurates ‘One-Stop Shop’ at Kabul Airport

CEO Inaugurates ‘One-Stop Shop’  at Kabul  Airport

January 27, 2018

KABUL – The move will simplify customs procedures and increase exports of Afghanistan’s products and fresh produce. In a major step toward facilitating exports by air, the Afghan...

Save the Children Renews Commitment to Afghanistan

Save the Children  Renews Commitment  to Afghanistan

January 27, 2018

KABUL - UK ambassador to Afghanistan Nicholas Kay has also said that the international community will continue its humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan. Carlos Carrazana, Chief Operating Officer...

Zakhilwal Meets with Bajwa, Discusses Bilateral Relations

Zakhilwal Meets with Bajwa,  Discusses Bilateral Relations

January 27, 2018

ISLAMBAD - Omar Zakhilwal, Afghanistan’s ambassador to Pakistan, met with Pakistan’s army chief Gen. Qamar Bajwa on Thursday morning to discuss a range of issues including bilateral...

Afghanistan Beats New Zealand in U19 World Cup Quarter-Final

Afghanistan Beats New Zealand in U19 World Cup Quarter-Final

January 27, 2018

KABUL - The Afghanistan Under-19 national cricket team defeated New Zealand by 202 runs during the Quarter-Final match of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. (Photo: International Cricket Council)...

China Denies Plan to Build Military Base in Afghanistan

China Denies Plan to Build  Military Base in Afghanistan

January 27, 2018

BEIJING  - China’s Defence Ministry on Thursday denied that it was planning to build a military base in Afghanistan, branding such reports “groundless”. Russian news agency Ferghana...

Pakistani Fruit, Vegetables Enter Afghanistan Without Test

Pakistani Fruit, Vegetables Enter Afghanistan Without Test

January 27, 2018

KABUL - Ministry of Agriculture says the institution will send an official letter to relevant Pakistani organizations to overcome the problem. Documents seen by TOLO news reveal that...

President Xi’s Calls for a Shared Future

President Xi’s Calls for a  Shared Future

January 25, 2018

BEIJING - Themed "Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World," the 48th World Economic Forum (WEP) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, is urging concerted global efforts to...

Gov’t Shutdown Fight Exposes Deep Fractures in American Politics

Gov’t Shutdown Fight Exposes Deep Fractures in American Politics

January 25, 2018

NEW YORK - In agreeing on Monday to end a three-day U.S. government shutdown, the fourth in the past 25 years, Republicans and Democrats made some compromise to bridge the partisan divide...

CIA Director Says Taliban’s Revenue Stream will be Cut

CIA Director Says  Taliban’s Revenue  Stream will be Cut

January 25, 2018

WASHINGTON - Mike Pompeo says al-Qaeda is still a threat but that Washington is committed to fighting the group and other terrorist organizations. Officials from the United...

Uzbekistan, Afghanistan Ready to Co-Op on Auto Parts Supply

Uzbekistan, Afghanistan Ready to Co-Op on Auto Parts Supply

January 25, 2018

Baku - Representatives of Uzbekistan and Afghanistan discussed the issues of bilateral cooperation in the field of procurement and maintenance of auto parts. The parties discussed the issues of...

New Women’s Dormitory Launched at American University of Afghanistan

New Women’s Dormitory Launched at American University of Afghanistan

January 25, 2018

KABUL - A new dormitory, designed to house 200 female students, was inaugurated today by U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan John R. Bass, USAID Assistant to the Administrator for Afghanistan and...

Ghani Orders Full Investigations into Weekend Assault

Ghani Orders Full Investigations into Weekend Assault

January 25, 2018

KABUL - Findings of a preliminary investigation into the attack on a luxury hotel at the weekend were presented to President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday. The Taliban claimed the assault on the...

Triggered by Student’s Killing, Farah Protest Turns Violent

Triggered by Student’s Killing,  Farah Protest Turns Violent

January 25, 2018

FARAH CITY - At least two people were injured after a protest seeking justice for a slain boy turned violent in western Farah province on Wednesday.Hundreds of people took to the streets...

Taliban Inaugurate Township in Takhar’sDurqad District

Taliban Inaugurate Township in Takhar’sDurqad District

January 25, 2018

TALUQAN - The Taliban constructed township has been inaugurated in the Durqad district of northern Takhar province, an official said on Wednesday. Police spokesman Col. Khalil Aseer...

For the First Time Afghanistan’s Carpet Exporters Participated in 2017

For the First Time Afghanistan’s Carpet Exporters Participated in 2017

January 24, 2018

KABUL - Asia's leading home textile event will be held from 27 - 30 August, 2018 in Shanghai. The 2017 edition was attended by over 1,096 exhibitors from 30 countries and 38,964 trade buyers from 99 countries...

Iran’s Service to Afghan Refugees More than Expected: UN Official

Iran’s Service to Afghan Refugees More than  Expected: UN Official

January 24, 2018

SHIRAZ - The government of the Islamic Republic of Iran supports Afghan refugees and provides them with services more than the determined amount, said Alexander Kishara, head of United Nations...

US Calls on Pakistan to Arrest and Expel Taliban Leaders

US Calls on Pakistan to Arrest and Expel Taliban Leaders

January 24, 2018

WASHINGTON - White House Press Secretary told reporters that an attack such as the hotel siege only strengthens the US’s resolve to support Afghanistan. White House Press Secretary Sarah...

Uzbekistan Drops Transit Fees for Afghan Goods by 50%

Uzbekistan Drops  Transit Fees for Afghan  Goods by 50%

January 24, 2018

KABUL - The new tariff system comes in to effect following the recent signing of trade and transit agreements between the two countries. The Ministry of Finance (MoF) on Monday said that...

Saudi Arabia to Invest in TAPI Gas Pipeline Project

Saudi Arabia to  Invest in TAPI Gas  Pipeline Project

January 24, 2018

KABUL - Saudi Arabia would make considerable investments in the construction of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline, Turkmenistan Deputy Prime Minister...

3 Projects Costing 39m Afs Completed in Paktika

3 Projects Costing 39m Afs  Completed in Paktika

January 24, 2018

SHARANA - Three construction projects costing 39 million afghanis have recently been completed and put into service in southeastern Paktika province, the governor said Tuesday...

HRW Denounces Hotel Attack as a War Crime

HRW Denounces Hotel Attack as a War Crime

January 24, 2018

KABUL - Perpetrators of the deadly attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul are responsible for war crimes, the Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday. The Taliban have claimed responsibility...