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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 ...

IEC’s Ability to Manage Voter Database Questioned

IEC’s Ability to Manage  Voter Database Questioned

April 30, 2018

KABUL - Election watchdogs have called on the IEC to let them observe the data entry process in view of transparency.
The Independent Election ...

President Again Calls on Taliban to Reconcile

President Again Calls on  Taliban to Reconcile

April 29, 2018

KABUL - President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has called on the Taliban to join the reconciliation process and added Mujahidin and Jihad have roots in the unity of the people ...

North and South Korea Set Bold Goals: A Final Peace and No Nuclear Arms

North and South Korea  Set Bold Goals: A Final Peace and No Nuclear Arms

April 29, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea — The leaders of North and South Korea agreed on Friday to work to remove all nuclear weapons from the Korean Peninsula and, within the year ...

Afghanistan, Regional Countries to Conduct Military Exercises

Afghanistan, Regional Countries  to Conduct Military Exercises

April 29, 2018

KABUL - China’s Defense Ministry says many joint military exercises will be conducted within a multilateral framework.
Afghanistan, China, Tajikistan ...

International Islamic Moot on Afghanistan in July

International Islamic Moot on Afghanistan in July

April 29, 2018

KABUL - A peace delegation from Afghanistan has held talks with leadership of the Organization of Islamic Countries or OIC in Saudi Arabia besides meeting ...

‘US Wants to See Afghanistan, its People Succeed’

‘US Wants to See Afghanistan, its People Succeed’

April 29, 2018

KABUL - US Ambassador to Afghanistan John Bass has reiterated Washington’s support for Afghanistan's economy, elections and the ...

US Wants Taliban to Understand Political Settlement the Only Way Forward

US Wants Taliban to  Understand Political  Settlement the Only  Way Forward

April 29, 2018

WASHINGTON - The goal of the United States is to make sure that the Taliban views that the only solution is a political one and they cannot win in the battlefield, General ...

NATO FMs to Discuss Afghan Reconciliation, Reforms

NATO FMs to Discuss Afghan Reconciliation, Reforms

April 26, 2018

KABUL - Afghanistan will feature in the agenda of the NATO foreign ministers meeting in Brussels on the 27th of April  (Friday), an alliance official said on Wednesday...

Billion Dollars in Afghanistan Funding at Risk of Misuse: SIGAR

Billion Dollars in  Afghanistan Funding at Risk of Misuse: SIGAR

April 26, 2018

KABUL - The World Bank (WB) and Afghan government have been not adequately monitoring where the funds go and how they have been used, a watchdog appointed by the US congres...

Fight Against Corruption Government’s Top Priority

Fight Against Corruption  Government’s Top Priority

April 26, 2018

KABUL - Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah Abdullah has said fight against corruption was top priority of the National Unity Government (NUG)...

Dostum Vows to Return to Afghanistan Soon

Dostum Vows to Return  to Afghanistan Soon

April 26, 2018

MAIMANA - A huge gathering of Afghanistan’s solvation Alliance (ASA) is expected to hold in Turkey next week, the first Vice President Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum has announced...

Corruption Main Factor behind Afghan Conflict: Spoko

Corruption Main  Factor behind Afghan Conflict: Spoko

April 25, 2018

KABUL - Spoko was addressing the fourth Annual Anti-Corruption Conference of European Union (EU) in Kabul on Tuesday. President Ashraf Ghani and other high ranking ...

Parents Concerned About Attacks on Voting Centers

Parents Concerned About Attacks on Voting Centers

April 25, 2018

KABUL - Parents of Kabul school children on Tuesday said they have stopped their children from going to school due to security concerns as voter registration centers ...

Half a Million Afghan Children Affected by Drought: UN

Half a Million Afghan Children Affected by Drought: UN

April 25, 2018

KABUL - Half a million Afghan children have been affected by a looming drought in the country, a UN agency said on Tuesday, fearing food insecurity in impoverished Afghanistan...

Peace in Afghanistan Central to Regional Security: India

Peace in Afghanistan Central  to Regional Security: India

April 25, 2018

KABUL -  “This can only be achieved through political dialogue and reconciliation within the framework of the Afghan constitution,” Sushma Swaraj ...

Kabul, Kandahar Record Highest Voter Registration Turnout

Kabul, Kandahar Record  Highest Voter Registration Turnout

April 25, 2018

KABUL - While the low voter registration turnout in the country prevails, the Independent Election Commission’s update for the first week of the process shows Kabul ...

Conditions for Candidates Insufficient: Election Observers

Conditions for Candidates  Insufficient: Election Observers

April 25, 2018

KABUL - Election observers on Tuesday said conditions for parliamentary election candidates, particularly women, were not satisfactory...

Terror Blast Likely to Discourage Afghan Voters

Terror Blast Likely  to Discourage Afghan  Voters

April 24, 2018

KABUL Islamic State claimed responsibility for the suicide attack Sunday on an identification cards distribution center where hundreds of people had gathered to apply for ID cards for ...

Military Pressure to Force Taliban into Talks: NATO Envoy

Military Pressure to Force  Taliban into Talks: NATO Envoy

April 24, 2018

LASHKARGAH - NATO’s Special Civilian Representative (SCR) Cornelius Zimmermann expressed these views at a meeting with local officials in Lashkargah ...

UN Chief Condemns Kabul Suicide Bombing

UN Chief Condemns  Kabul Suicide Bombing

April 24, 2018

KABUL - The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday night condemned the attack on a population registration center in Kabul city that killed 57 people...

India ‘a Good, Strategic Friend’ of Afghanistan: Ghani

India ‘a Good, Strategic Friend’ of Afghanistan: Ghani

April 24, 2018

KABUL - While accepting the credentials of new Indian ambassador to Afghanistan, President Ashraf Ghani on Monday said India was a good and strategic friend of Afghanistan ...

Afghan Exports to Iran Go Down, Imports up

Afghan Exports to Iran  Go Down, Imports up

April 24, 2018

KABUL - Iran’s exports to Afghanistan have gone up by more than 21 percent in terms of tonnage and 13.57 percent in year-on-year value, a media report said on Monday...

Central Bank Grants IBA an Islamic Banking System License

Central Bank Grants IBA an  Islamic Banking System License

April 24, 2018

KABUL - Afghanistan’s Central Bank has granted a license to the Islamic Bank of Afghanistan (IBA), the first lender in the country to apply the interest-free principles ...