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Reluctance in Registration a Challenge for Election: Envoy

Reluctance in Registration a Challenge for Election: Envoy

May 07, 2018

KABUL - Canadian ambassador to Kabul, Francois Rivest, in an interview with TOLOnews said people’s reluctance in the registration process is a challenge ...

Indonesia Set to Host Trilateral Afghan Peace Meeting

Indonesia Set to  Host Trilateral Afghan  Peace Meeting

May 06, 2018

KABUL - Indonesia will host Islamic scholars from Afghanistan and Pakistan on May 11 for trilateral talks aimed at finding a peaceful solution to the Afghan war...

Dozens of Faryab Women Registered to Vote En Masse

Dozens of Faryab  Women Registered to Vote En Masse

May 06, 2018

MAIMANA - Encouraged by a potential Wolesi Jirga candidate, about 100 women walked for a kilometer towards a voter registration center and got registered en masse in this . . .

MPs Divided Over Electronic ID Cards Roll Out

MPs Divided Over Electronic ID Cards Roll Out

May 06, 2018

KABUL - A number of MPs said e-NIC roll out based on President Ghani’s decree will create a new crisis in the country adding it shows Ghani’s “tyranny”...

New Alliance Formed Ahead of Afghan Elections

New Alliance  Formed Ahead of  Afghan Elections

May 06, 2018

KABUL - Eligible voters across Afghanistan are registering for upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections while politicians try to shore up their alliances ...

Extending legal aid to rural women a priority: Ghani

Extending legal aid to rural women a priority: Ghani

May 06, 2018

KABUL - Addressing ‘National Conference on Violence against Women’ in Kabul, the president said the Afghan women were representatives of ‘new Afghanistan . . .

Conflicts Displace Almost 1,000 Kunduz Families

Conflicts Displace Almost  1,000 Kunduz Families

May 06, 2018

KABUL - Displaced families said they live under tents in a desert in the outskirts of Kunduz City and that they need government’s help.
At least 1,000 families have been . . .

Afghan President Launches Controversial National ID Card

Afghan President  Launches Controversial National ID Card

May 05, 2018

ISLAMABAD - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani launched long-delayed electronic citizen ID cards Thursday, but his governing partner, Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah ...

Commandos Step in to Retake Badakhshan’s Kohistan District

Commandos Step in to Retake Badakhshan’s Kohistan District

May 05, 2018

KABUL - The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said Friday that security forces are fighting the Taliban to retake Badakhshan’s Kohistan district which fallen to . . .

CEO Slams ID Card Process, Says it is Not ‘Legitimate’

CEO Slams ID  Card Process, Says it is Not ‘Legitimate’

May 05, 2018

KABUL - The CEO of the National Unity Government (NUG) Abdullah Abdullah on Thursday held a press conference and said the electronic ID card system was not legitimate ...

Afghan Forces Say Foil Attacks on Government Building, Hospital

Afghan Forces Say Foil Attacks on Government Building, Hospital

May 05, 2018

KABUL - Afghan security forces arrested seven suspected militants who were planning to attack a government-run hospital and an interior ministry office in the capital Kabul on ...

Over 1 Million Persons Have Registered as Voters: IEC

Over 1 Million Persons Have Registered as Voters: IEC

May 05, 2018

KABUL - Over one million people have registered themselves as voters in the country from the past 20 days, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) has said ...

Govt Asked to Provide Security as Slain Journalists Remembered

Govt Asked to Provide Security as Slain Journalists Remembered

May 05, 2018

KABUL - Relatives of media workers who died in Monday’s blast claimed that government has failed to safeguard the people.
High-ranking government . . .

Abdullah Calls for Afghans to Stand United Against Insurgency

Abdullah Calls for  Afghans to Stand United  Against Insurgency

May 03, 2018

KABUL - The CEO said insurgents were committing crimes, under different names, against the people of Afghanistan.
Afghanistan's Chief Executive ...

Atmar Orders Prompt Measures to Protect Journalists

Atmar Orders Prompt  Measures to Protect Journalists

May 03, 2018

KABUL - Directing serious and prompt measures for protection of journalists, National Security Advisor Mohammad HanifAtmar has said educational scholarships would ...

Around 500 People Killed or Wounded in April: CPAG

Around 500 People  Killed or Wounded in April: CPAG

May 03, 2018

KABUL - One hundred and eighty eight civilians have been killed and 306 wounded during last month in 23 provinces of Afghanistan, The Civilian Protection Advocacy ...

Hazaras Call off Protest after Talks with Gen. Bajwa

Hazaras Call off Protest  after Talks with Gen. Bajwa

May 03, 2018

PESHAWAR - The minority Hazara community in southwestern Balochistan province on Wednesday called off its hunger strike against targeted killings of its members...

White House Rules Out Changes in Afghan Strategy

White House Rules Out  Changes in Afghan Strategy

May 03, 2018

WASHINGTON - Facing criticism for a series of high-profile attack in recent weeks, the White House on Tuesday ruled out any changes to its South Asia policy...

Statement by Tadamichi Yamamoto on World Press Freedom Day

Statement by Tadamichi  Yamamoto on World Press  Freedom Day

May 03, 2018

KABUL - On World Press Freedom Day, the United Nations congratulates Afghanistan for its progress toward a free and open media, which has been hailed as one of the . . .

Inform People about Kabul Attack Facts, Orders Ghani

Inform People about  Kabul Attack Facts,  Orders Ghani

May 02, 2018

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday ordered the authorities concerned to inform the people about details and facts how the deadly double bombings in capital ...

UNICEF to Warring Parties: Spare Children and Schools

UNICEF to Warring Parties:  Spare Children and Schools

May 02, 2018

KABUL - The UNICEF executive director has condemned Monday’s attack in southern Kandahar province, where 11 children were killed at a religious school...

‘Fake ID Cards with Voter Stickers’ Being Sold: RCN

‘Fake ID Cards with Voter Stickers’ Being Sold: RCN

May 02, 2018

KABUL - The Reform and Change Network (RCN) on Tuesday claimed “fake paper identity cards with voter stickers attached are being sold as genuine” ahead . . .

Uruzgan Protesters Ends Tirinkot Shutdown

Uruzgan Protesters Ends Tirinkot Shutdown

May 02, 2018

TIRINKOT - Protesters in central Uruzgan province have allowed traffic to ply roads and shopkeepers to reopen their shops in Tirinkot City, the provincial capital . . .

US, UN &NATO Vow Support for Afghan Media

US, UN &NATO Vow  Support for Afghan Media

May 02, 2018

WASHINGTON - The United States and the United Nations on Monday condemned the ghastly terrorist attack in Kabul that killed 29 people, including nine journalists...

Kabul Suicide Attack Deadliest Day for Afghan Journalists

Kabul Suicide Attack Deadliest Day for Afghan Journalists

May 01, 2018

KABUL - The suicide attack that killed nine Afghan journalists as they gathered to cover a bomb explosion in the capital Kabul on Monday was the deadliest day for the ...

Afghan Media Condemns Attack on its Journalists

Afghan Media Condemns Attack on its Journalists

May 01, 2018

KABUL - The country’s media has called on the ICJ and UN Security Council to investigate Monday’s suicide bombing.
The Afghanistan Federation of Journalists . . .

11 Madrassa Students Killed in Kandahar Explosion

11 Madrassa Students Killed in Kandahar  Explosion

May 01, 2018

KANDAHAR - The students were killed after a suicide car bomber targeted a convoy of Romanian troops in the Daman district.
At least 11 students were killed ...

Capital Bombings Draw Strong Condemnation

Capital Bombings Draw  Strong Condemnation

May 01, 2018

KABUL - Top Afghan, American and NATO officials and UNAMA on Monday denounced the double suicide attacks, claimed by the Islamic State, in Kabul...

Access to Basic Health Services 22pc up: MoPH

Access to Basic Health  Services 22pc up: MoPH

May 01, 2018

KABUL - The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Sunday said people’s access to basic health services increased by 22 percent during the last three years, with ...

Islamic Education Student Commits Suicide in Samangan

Islamic Education Student  Commits Suicide in Samangan

May 01, 2018

KABUL -  An Islamic studies student hanged himself in northern Samangan on Monday, raising the number of suicide deaths to four during the last one and half a month ...

Modi-Xi ‘Agree’ to Joint Project in Afghanistan

Modi-Xi ‘Agree’ to Joint Project in Afghanistan

April 30, 2018

BEIJING - Indian media reports indicate Modi and Xi have agreed to embark on a joint economic project in Afghanistan, but no details were given...

Ball in Taliban’s Court to Reconcile and End Fighting: NATO SCR

Ball in Taliban’s Court to Reconcile  and End Fighting: NATO SCR

April 30, 2018

KABUL - The NATO Senior Civilian Representative (SCR) in Afghanistan Ambassador Cornelius Zimmermann has said the alliance would remain in Afghanistan on invitation ...

Pak, US Work Together to Achieve Peace in Afghanistan: Aizaz

Pak, US Work  Together to Achieve Peace in Afghanistan: Aizaz

April 30, 2018

WASHINGTON - Pakistan ambassador to the United States Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry says Islamabad and Washington need to work together to achieve peace in Afghanistan...

Mujahidin to Name Candidate for Presidential Vote: CEO

Mujahidin to Name Candidate for Presidential Vote: CEO

April 30, 2018

PARAKH - Chief Executive Officers (CEO) Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Sunday said mujahidin would nominate their candidate for next year’s presidential election...

Taliban’s Funding Sources to be Choked: Gen. Nicholson

Taliban’s Funding Sources  to be Choked: Gen. Nicholson

April 30, 2018

KABUL - Taliban’s funding sources, no matter where they are, will be choked, the top US and NATO commander in Afghanistan says.
In an exclusive session ...