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Central Bank Issues Licenses to Two Forex Companies

Central Bank  Issues Licenses  to Two  Forex Companies

March 12, 2018

KABUL - The foreign exchange companies, that will also be able to wire money, are the first to get licenses to operate across the country...

Only 7pc of Logar Girls Graduate from High School Each Year

Only 7pc of Logar  Girls Graduate from High School Each Year

March 12, 2018

KABUL - A heated argument broke out in parliament after Humayoun Humayoun was elected as first deputy speaker.
Just hours after ...

Govt ‘Interfering’ in Parliamentary Affairs: MPs

Govt ‘Interfering’ in Parliamentary Affairs: MPs

March 12, 2018

KABUL - A heated argument broke out in parliament after Humayoun Humayoun was elected as first deputy speaker.
Just hours after being ...

Girl, 16, Used as Sex Slave for Sin Her Stepfather Committed

Girl, 16, Used as Sex Slave for Sin Her  Stepfather Committed

March 12, 2018

KABUL - She was 12 years old when her step-father raped her and was married to a man when she was 16 and her husband has been treating her not as a wife ...

5 HN Members Arrested in MaidanWardak Raid

5 HN Members Arrested  in MaidanWardak Raid

March 12, 2018

KABUL - Five Haqqani Network (HN) members, including two notorious commanders, have been arrested during a raid in central MaidanWardak province, the Ministry ...

4 Held in Connection to Ghazni’s Sherabad Incident

4 Held in Connection to  Ghazni’s Sherabad Incident

March 12, 2018

GHAZNI CITY - Four people have been arrested in connection to the Sherabad incident in the Qarabagh district of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Sunday...

Security Agencies Must Take Intelligence Seriously

Security Agencies Must Take Intelligence Seriously

March 11, 2018

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani bestowed medals on six National Directorate of Security (NDS) members for their dedication and hard work...

Pak Presses US For Reconciliation in Afghanistan

Pak Presses US  For Reconciliation  in Afghanistan

March 11, 2018

Islamabad - Pakistan Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua on Saturday highlighted the need for reconciliation in Afghanistan.
TehminaJanjua on...

US Rules out Troops Pullout, Direct Talks with Taliban

US Rules out  Troops Pullout, Direct Talks with Taliban

March 11, 2018

WASHINTON - A senior US envoy has said the Taliban could not expect direct talks with the US as had happened in the case of North Korea ...

South Asia Stability Tied to Peace in Afghanistan

South Asia Stability Tied  to Peace in Afghanistan

March 11, 2018

PESHAWAR - The Pakistani ambassador to the United States says stability in Afghanistan is essential for enduring peace in South Asia...

Ministry of Mines to Tackle Problems Facing Key Projects

Ministry of Mines to Tackle  Problems Facing Key Projects

March 11, 2018

KABUL - Mining experts have said without a clear strategy in place, problems within the mining industry will continue.
Ministry of ...

Super Six Hopes Alive After Team Beats Nepal

Super Six Hopes Alive After Team Beats Nepal

March 11, 2018

KABUL - Captain Rashid Khan got the match off to a lively start, hitting five fours during a 14-ball stay that reaped 21.
Afghanistan ...

Mohaqiq Stresses Dostum’s Return to Afghanistan

Mohaqiq Stresses Dostum’s Return to Afghanistan

March 10, 2018

KABUL - Mohammad Mohaqiq, the second deputy of Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, said the First Vice President General Abdul Rashid Dostum should return to...

Death Toll Rises to Nine in Kabul Blast

Death Toll Rises to  Nine in Kabul Blast

March 10, 2018

KABUL - Ministry of Interior says the explosion happened at least 300 far from Mosalla-e-Mazari area in Kabul’s PD6. An explosion occurred in Kabul’s PD6 ...

Kabul Pursuing both Peace and Anti-Terror Strategies: Atmar

Kabul Pursuing both Peace and Anti-Terror Strategies: Atmar

March 10, 2018

KABUL - National Security Advisor Mohammad HanifAtmar has said Afghanistan is perusing a peaceful settlement to the conflict simultaneously with ...

Abdullah Warns Against Possible Rift Among People

Abdullah Warns Against Possible Rift Among People

March 10, 2018

KABUL - Abdullah says rift among people should be removed as it is concerning for future of the country...

All Plans in Place for TAPI: Ministry of Mines

All Plans in Place for  TAPI: Ministry of Mines

March 10, 2018

KABUL - Although work has started on the pipeline, economists have called for government to draw up solid management and monitoring programs...

Govt Should Not ‘Overload’ Peace Offer to Taliban: Sayyaf

Govt Should Not ‘Overload’  Peace Offer to Taliban: Sayyaf

March 10, 2018

KABUL - Sayyaf called on government to identify spies within the administration and prevent their activities.
In reaction to ...

Ghani Defends His Peace Offer, Vows Water Management

Ghani Defends His Peace  Offer, Vows Water Management

March 08, 2018

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghanion Wednesday insisted on continuation of efforts to revive the peace talks but in the same breath described strengthening the security ...

Afghan, Pak Ulema to Attend West Java Peace Event

Afghan, Pak Ulema  to Attend West Java Peace Event

March 08, 2018

KABUL - Afghan and Pakistani religious scholars will attend a peace conference in West Java later this month, says Indonesian Vice-President JusufKalla...

We didn’t Play Well, Admits Rashid Khan

We didn’t Play Well,  Admits Rashid Khan

March 08, 2018

KABUL - Loss is part of the game, but Afghanistan did not play well against Zimbabwe their 2019 World Cup Qualifier match, says skipper Rashid Khan...

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 ...