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India and Afghanistan Lay Foundation Stone for Wazir Akbar Khan National Park

India and Afghanistan Lay Foundation Stone for Wazir Akbar Khan National Park

March 08, 2018

KABUL - India and Afghanistan laid the foundation stone for the construction of the national park on Wazir Mohammad Akbar Khan hill on Wednesday...

People Concerned About Political Tensions : ibrahimi

People Concerned  About Political Tensions : ibrahimi

March 08, 2018

KABUL - Wolesi Jirga Speaker Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi on Wednesday said the security situation in the country was complicated and current circumstances required...

Tashkent Vows to Help Promote Peace in Afghanistan

Tashkent Vows to Help  Promote Peace in Afghanistan

March 08, 2018

KABUL - The government of Uzbekistan has promised making sustained efforts at promoting a peaceful political process in Afghanistan.
Tashkent will...

TAPI Pipeline a Flagship Scheme, Says Pakistan PM

TAPI Pipeline a Flagship Scheme, Says Pakistan PM

March 08, 2018

PESHAWAR - Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says his country attached great importance to a four-nation gas supply project...

40,000 Adults Learn to Read and Write through Literacy Course

40,000 Adults Learn to Read and Write through Literacy Course

March 05, 2018

KABUL - Balkh education officials said 60 percent of adults who took literacy courses in Mazar-e-Sharif were women.
In the last two years ...

100,000 Herat Children Drop Out of School in Last Year

100,000 Herat  Children Drop Out of  School in Last Year

March 05, 2018

HERAT - Herat education department has appealed to parents, tribal elders and religious scholars to ...

Kabul-Kandahar Highway Blocked: Hundreds Demand Justice for Killed Civilians

Kabul-Kandahar Highway Blocked: Hundreds Demand Justice for Killed Civilians

March 05, 2018

KABUL - Hundreds of people blocked the highway connecting two biggest Afghan cities of Kabul and Kandahar expressing their protest against a deadly...

Corruption Threatens Battlefield Gains: Gen. Nicholson

Corruption Threatens Battlefield Gains: Gen. Nicholson

March 05, 2018

HERAT CITY - A United Nations anti-corruption symposium in this capital city of western Herat province was told the prosecutor’s office has ‘registered 70 ...

Pakistan’s Market Share in Afghanistan Shrinking

Pakistan’s Market Share  in Afghanistan Shrinking

March 05, 2018

PESHAWAR - Pakistan has lost more than 50 per cent of its market share in Kabul over the last two years when India expanded its foothold in Afghanistan, a business leader...

202 Civilians Killed, Wounded in February: CPAG

202 Civilians Killed,  Wounded in February: CPAG

March 05, 2018

KABUL - Two Hundred and two civilians have suffered causalities in February with 113, including 16 women and 17 children killed, and 89 others injured, including 20 ...

Govt Accused of Not Prioritizing Elections

Govt Accused of Not  Prioritizing Elections

March 04, 2018

KABUL - A senior Independent Election Commission official says government needs to take the elections seriously.
The Independent Election...

Average Rainfall Down by 30% in Afghanistan

Average Rainfall Down by 30% in Afghanistan

March 04, 2018

KABUL - Residents of Salang district in Parwan said the water level in the Salang River has also dropped considerably...

Afghan Filmmaker Honored with Alternative Oscar Award

Afghan Filmmaker Honored  with Alternative Oscar Award

March 04, 2018

KABUL - The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it was honored to bestow on Roya Sadat the award for her film portraying the plight of Afghan women...

HPC Optimistic About Govt’s Peace Offer to Taliban

HPC Optimistic About Govt’s Peace Offer to Taliban

March 04, 2018

KABUL - The High Peace Council says it hopes the Taliban will make use of this opportunity despite the group’s initial refusal.
The Taliban has not ...

HPC Optimistic About Govt’s Peace Offer to Taliban

HPC Optimistic About Govt’s  Peace Offer to Taliban

March 04, 2018

KABUL - The High Peace Council says it hopes the Taliban will make use of this opportunity despite the group’s initial refusal.
The Taliban has ...

Afghan Forces Kill 302 Militants in Week as Crackdowns Against Militant Groups Continue

Afghan Forces Kill 302 Militants in Week as Crackdowns Against Militant Groups Continue

March 04, 2018

KABUL - More than 300 armed insurgents have been killed elsewhere in the conflict-strife Afghanistan over the past week as government forces have increased military ...

Women Must be in 'Every Part' of Taliban Peace Process: Afghan President

Women Must be in 'Every Part' of Taliban Peace Process: Afghan President

March 03, 2018

KABUL - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says women must be part of any peace process with the Taliban, a factor that could dash hopes for historic talks with the ...

Karzai Throws His Weight Behind Govt’s Peace Plan

Karzai Throws His Weight  Behind Govt’s Peace Plan

March 03, 2018

KABUL - Former president Hamid Karzai has declared his support for the Afghan government’s plan of reconciliation with the Taliban, calling the plan as practical...

Afghan Forces Claim They Captured a German National Working for Taliban

Afghan Forces Claim They Captured  a German National Working for Taliban

March 03, 2018

KABUL - The Afghan Ministry of Defense confirmed Thursday that a video circulating on social media of a captured foreign fighter in Afghanistan’s southern Helmand ...

India to Boost Assistance to Afghan Forces: Gokhale

India to Boost  Assistance to Afghan Forces: Gokhale

March 03, 2018

KABUL - India on Thursday pledged to increase its assistances with the Afghan security and defense forces, a statement from the Afghan National Security Advisor ...

New Peace Proposal a Golden Opportunity: Abdali

New Peace Proposal  a Golden Opportunity: Abdali

March 03, 2018

KABUL - A pipeline project carrying gas from Turkmenistan to India will see a major boost if the Taliban respond positively to President Ashraf’s bold peace initiative...

9 Kidnapped Passengers Freed, 21 Still in Captivity

9 Kidnapped Passengers  Freed, 21 Still in Captivity

March 03, 2018

TIRINKOT - At least nine passengers abducted by Taliban, have been released while 21 others are still in captivity in central Uruzgan province, locals said on Thursday....

President Ghani Offers Talks with Taliban ‘Without Preconditions’

President Ghani  Offers Talks with Taliban ‘Without Preconditions’

March 01, 2018

KABUL - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani offered recognition of the Taliban as a legitimate political group on Wednesday as part of a proposed political ...

Italy Pledges 120 Million Euros for Afghan Security Forces

Italy Pledges 120  Million Euros for Afghan Security Forces

March 01, 2018

KABUL - Italy’s Special Representative for Afghanistan Alberto Peri has pledged 120 million Euros for Afghan security forces, a statement from...

Uzbekistan, Afghanistan Mull Shore Protection Work along Amu Darya River

Uzbekistan, Afghanistan Mull Shore Protection Work along Amu Darya River

March 01, 2018

Baku - Uzbekistan and Afghanistan held a meeting of specialists of water authorities of the two countries in Termez from Feb. 26 to Feb. 27, 2018, the Uzbek...

Armed Forces Day Observed Nation-Wide

Armed Forces Day  Observed Nation-Wide

March 01, 2018

KABUL -The National Security Forces Day was observed nation-wide through colorful events in which the role of armed forces was admired on Wednesday...

US, India Assure Afghanistan of Continued Cooperation

US, India Assure Afghanistan  of Continued Cooperation

March 01, 2018

KABUL - Senior officials from Afghanistan, the United States and India have agreed on trilateral cooperation in different areas, the Ministry of Foreign ...

Framework Deal to Boost Regional Power Trade: ADB

Framework Deal to Boost Regional Power Trade: ADB

March 01, 2018

KABUL - A framework agreement for the proposed Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan (TAP) Power Interconnection Project would help the war-torn nation meet ...

Afghanistan Ready to Play Connector Role in Eurasian Integration

Afghanistan Ready to  Play Connector Role in  Eurasian Integration

Fabruary 27, 2018

KA BUL - The inauguration of TAPI – the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India pipeline – signals Kabul is on-board with the grand project of Eurasian integration . . .

Afghanistan to Export Over 10 Tons of Goods to Almaty

Afghanistan to Export Over  10 Tons of Goods to Almaty

Fabruary 27, 2018

KABUL - Afghanistan is looking to increase air cargo exports to Almaty, Kazakhstastan, according to the Office of the Senior Advisor to the President in ...

Ousted Afghan Governor Postpones Much-Touted Anti-Government Rally

Ousted Afghan Governor Postpones  Much-Touted Anti-Government Rally

Fabruary 27, 2018

KABUL - U.S.-led diplomatic efforts appear to have persuaded ousted Afghanistan provincial governor Atta Mohammad Noor to postpone this week's planned ...

We will Win the Ongoing War and Politics

We will Win the Ongoing War and Politics

Fabruary 27, 2018

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani says no enemy of Afghanistan will succeed to reach their ominous goals and promises that his country will win ...

Senior US Diplomat Discusses Afghan Security with Pak Foreign Secy

Senior US Diplomat Discusses Afghan Security with Pak Foreign Secy

Fabruary 27, 2018

ISLAMABAD - US Deputy Assistant to the President and National Security Council Senior Director for South and Central Asia Lisa Curtis held a ...

Taliban Wage Fierce Fight in Remote Western Afghanistan

Taliban Wage Fierce Fight in  Remote Western Afghanistan

Fabruary 27, 2018

BELANDI - A convoy of armored vehicles moved toward this mud-walled village in Farah province, gunners firing nonstop.
From a nearby ...

US Military Rejects Russian Claims about Number of IS Fighters in Afghanistan

US Military Rejects Russian Claims about Number of IS Fighters in Afghanistan

Fabruary 26, 2018

KABUL - The United States military has rejected Moscow’s claim the number of Islamic State militants in Afghanistan runs into the thousands, while ...