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Female Afghan Coders Design Games to Fight Opium and Inequality

Female Afghan Coders  Design Games to Fight Opium and Inequality

May 09, 2018

HERAT - Think Super Mario Bros, but with an Afghan twist. This is how Afghanistan’s first generation of female coders explain their abilities as game-makers after . . .

Saudi Arabia to Boost Cooperation with Afghanistan

Saudi Arabia to Boost  Cooperation with Afghanistan

May 08, 2018

KABUL - The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has pledged boosting cooperation with Afghanistan, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah Abdullah’s office said on Monday...

Hizb-E-Islami Members Fight Alongside Taliban in Kandahar

Hizb-E-Islami Members Fight Alongside Taliban in Kandahar

May 08, 2018

KABUL - Members of Hizb-e-Islami, who were released from prisons, have joined Taliban ranks in Kandahar province and are causing security problems in the province, Kandahar . . .

Logar School Serving as a Voter Registration Site Blown up

Logar School Serving as a  Voter Registration Site Blown up

May 08, 2018

PUL-I-ALAM - The Taliban insurgents have blown up a school serving as a voter registration site in central Logar province, police said on Monday...

ALP Commander Detained Over ID Cards Collection

ALP Commander Detained  Over ID Cards Collection

May 08, 2018

LASHKARGAH - province over allegedly collecting national identity cards from people by force, an official said Monday.
Governor’s spokesman . . .

India, China Likely to Jointly Undertake Projects in Afghanistan

India, China Likely to Jointly Undertake Projects  in Afghanistan

May 08, 2018

NEW DELHI - India and China are likely to identify projects in areas of health, education and food security that the two countries can jointly undertake in ...

President Ghani Vows Timely, Transparent Elections

President Ghani Vows Timely, Transparent Elections

May 08, 2018

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani, denouncing recent attacks on voter registration sites, on Monday pledged the timely conduct of Wolesi Jirga, district council and . . .

MPs Call for Consensus on National Issues by Govt Leaders

MPs Call for Consensus on  National Issues by Govt Leaders

May 07, 2018

This is the second time that disagreements between government leaders have emerged over policy issues...

ACCRA Plans to Distribute 10 Million Paper IDs Ahead of Election

ACCRA Plans to  Distribute 10 Million  Paper IDs Ahead of  Election

May 07, 2018

KABUL - Over a million paper identity cards have been distributed since the start of the voter registration process, officials from Afghan Central Civil Registration ...

Insurgents Enter Kabul in Black-Tinted Cars: Barmak

Insurgents Enter Kabul in  Black-Tinted Cars: Barmak

May 07, 2018

AKBUL - Security officials summoned by senators over vulnerability while Barmak says insurgents arrive in Kabul driving black-tinted cars...

Human Rights: EU Acknowledges Afghanistan Progress

Human Rights: EU Acknowledges Afghanistan Progress

May 07, 2018

KABUL - The European Union (EU) acknowledged progress made by Afghanistan in areas concerning human rights, good governance and migration...

Women Showcase Products, Handicrafts in Kabul Exhibition

Women Showcase Products,  Handicrafts in Kabul Exhibition

May 07, 2018

KABUL - The women who came from five provinces to attend the exhibition said they see it as an opportunity to improve their business...

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 . . .