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Saudi Prince Comes Out in Support of Peace Process

Saudi Prince Comes Out  in Support of Peace Process

Fabruary 24, 2018

KABUL - The Saudi Arabian crown prince also called on all parties involved in the peace process to support Afghanistan’s efforts...

Dostum Makes Suggestions to Govt Despite Being in Exile

Dostum Makes Suggestions to Govt Despite Being in Exile

Fabruary 24, 2018

KABUL - The office of the first vice president said some groups and the president are preventing Dostum from returning home.
The First Vice President ...

FATF Defers Voting on Anti-Pakistan Motion for 3 Months

FATF Defers Voting on Anti-Pakistan Motion for 3 Months

Fabruary 22, 2018

PESHAWAR - For lack of consensus among member states, a global watchdog has deferred putting Pakistan on the international terror financing watchlist.

Ghani Warns Powerful Figures Against Creating Crisis

Ghani Warns Powerful Figures Against Creating Crisis

Fabruary 22, 2018

KABUL - With differences between the Presidential Palace and the governor of northern Balkh province going unresolved over the past two months, President...

HRW Urges Afghan Gov’t, US to Probe Alleged Executions of Civilians

HRW Urges Afghan Gov’t, US to Probe  Alleged Executions  of Civilians

Fabruary 22, 2018

MOSCOW - The government of Afghanistan and US military deployed in the country must investigate reports of alleged executions of civilians by Afghan forces in Kandahar

Work on 60m Afs Projects Begins in Kandahar

Work on 60m Afs Projects  Begins in Kandahar

Fabruary 22, 2018

KANDAHAR - Three construction projects costing 60 million afghanis were launched on Wednesday in Dand district of southern Kandahar province, an official said...

ACJC Criticized as it Struggles to Fight Corruption

ACJC Criticized as it Struggles to Fight Corruption

Fabruary 22, 2018

KABUL - The Attorney General’s Office says decisions by the Anti-Corruption Criminal Justice Center should be implemented.
The Anti-Corruption Criminal...

HPC Responds to Taliban’s Letter to the US

HPC Responds to Taliban’s Letter to the US

Fabruary 21, 2018

KABUL - The High Peace Council on Tuesday called on the Taliban to end the war instead of sending letters to the US...

Second Meeting of ‘Kabul Process’ to be Held Next Week

Second Meeting of ‘Kabul Process’ to be Held Next Week

Fabruary 21, 2018

KABUL - The second meeting of Kabul Process is to be held on 28 February 2018 in Kabul with the participation of the representatives of 25 countries...

Rashid Khan Becomes Youngest No.1 in Men’s Cricket

Rashid Khan  Becomes Youngest No.1 in Men’s Cricket

Fabruary 21, 2018

KABUL - Afghanistan’s teenage sensation became the top-ranked ODI bowler after Monday night’s match against Zimbabwe...

Serious Steps Needed to Cut Civilian Casualties: Abdullah

Serious Steps Needed to  Cut Civilian Casualties: Abdullah

Fabruary 21, 2018

KABUL - Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah Abdullah has called for international pressure on supporters of terrorist groups ...

President Ghani Stresses on Standardize Healthcare System

President Ghani Stresses on  Standardize Healthcare System

Fabruary 21, 2018

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday said that the Afghan health sector is facing serious challenges and it needs to be standardized to provide ...

New Governor Vows Improved Security in Logar

New Governor Vows  Improved Security in Logar

Fabruary 21, 2018

PUL-I-ALAM - The newly-appointed governor of central Logar province on Tuesday took charge, identifying improvement in security as his top priority...

CEO Hails Police Reform Plan, Argues Pay Raise

CEO Hails Police  Reform Plan,  Argues Pay Raise

Fabruary 20, 2018

KABUL - Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah welcomed a four-year police reform strategy announced on Sunday ...

Minaret of Jam Documentation Short Video Revealed

Minaret of Jam  Documentation Short Video Revealed

Fabruary 20, 2018

KABUL - UNESCO on Sunday revealed a short video summarizing its thorough documentation works on the ‘Minaret of Jam’ in western Ghor province...

Afghan Security: Britain ‘Should Commit More Troops’

Afghan Security: Britain  ‘Should Commit More Troops’

Fabruary 20, 2018

KABUL - Britain should commit more troops to help stabilise Afghanistan and be prepared to remain in the country for many more years, a former ...

Bodies of Nine People Found, Abducted Last Year in Afghanistan

Bodies of Nine People Found, Abducted Last Year in Afghanistan

Fabruary 20, 2018

JALALABAD - The bodies of nine civilians abducted by militants early last year have been found in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar...

Pakistan Plans Hike in Repatriation Grant for Afghans

Pakistan Plans Hike in  Repatriation Grant for Afghans

Fabruary 20, 2018

PESHAWAR - Pakistan has approached global donors for funding to enhance the repatriation grant for Afghan refugees, the state-run news agency has reported...

Kunduz City Women Demand Family Park

Kunduz City Women Demand Family Park

Fabruary 20, 2018

KUNDUZ CITY - A number of women demanded of the government to construct a family park in the capital of northern Kunduz province...

Unconstitutional Claims to Trigger Crisis, Warns Danish

Unconstitutional  Claims to Trigger Crisis, Warns Danish

Fabruary 19, 2018

KABUL - Vice-President Sarwar Danish says the national identity of Afghans has been defined in the constitution, urging political parties to respect ...

Turkey: Afghan Arrested for Alleged FETO Terror Ties

Turkey: Afghan Arrested  for Alleged FETO Terror Ties

Fabruary 19, 2018

IZMIR - An Afghan suspect was arrested on Saturday in Turkey for alleged links to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group ...

India-Iran Sign 9 MoUs, Agree on Chabahar, Afghanistan & More

India-Iran Sign 9  MoUs, Agree on Chabahar, Afghanistan & More

Fabruary 19, 2018

NEW DELHI - India and Iran have agreed to expand connectivity beyond Chabahar Port, not only to link it with a Railway line to Zahidan, but to connect ...

Peace in Pakistan Tied to Stability in Afghanistan

Peace in Pakistan Tied to  Stability in Afghanistan

Fabruary 19, 2018

PESHAWAR - Pakhtuns have accepted the creation of Pakistan but not a life of slavery, the Pakhtunkhwa MilliAwami Party (PkMAP) chief says...

Interior Ministry Unveils 4-Year Plan to Speed up Reforms

Interior Ministry Unveils  4-Year Plan to Speed up Reforms

Fabruary 19, 2018

KABUL - The MoI has worked on the plan for four months in order to map out the way forward for the ministry and the police over the next four years...

Second Afghan Governor Defies President Ghani

Second Afghan Governor Defies President Ghani

Fabruary 19, 2018

MAZAR-I-SHARIF - A second Afghan provincial governor defied an attempt by President Ashraf Ghani to remove him on Sunday ...

Ghani Insists Elections Must be Held on Time

Ghani Insists Elections Must be Held on Time

Fabruary 18, 2018

KABUL - Addressing guests at the 29th anniversary event of the Soviet’s withdrawal, Ghani said leaders of the NUG were not trying to monopolize power...

Nothing Can be Forcibly Imposed on People: CEO

Nothing Can be Forcibly Imposed on People: CEO

Fabruary 18, 2018

KABUL - Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Saturday said what the jihad against the Soviet Union proved was that “nothing could ...

Gen. Abdul Raziq Supports Launch of E-NIC Distribution

Gen. Abdul Raziq  Supports Launch  of E-NIC Distribution

Fabruary 18, 2018

KABUL - The police chief of southern Kandahar province General Abdul Raziq welcomes and supports the preliminary steps taken for the launch of the electronic National Identity...

Ghani Meets Australian Defense Minister

Ghani Meets Australian  Defense Minister

Fabruary 18, 2018

KABUL - President Ghani and Australian defense minister talked about strengthening bilateral cooperation, counterterrorism and training of Afghan forces...

Afghanistan to Use Chabahar Port for Exporting Products: Afghan Official

Afghanistan to Use Chabahar Port for Exporting Products: Afghan Official

Fabruary 18, 2018

Islamabad - Director General of transit and trade facilitation, Ministry of Commerce and Industry of Afghanistan says that Kabul has decided

70 Taliban Killed, 15 Wounded in Uruzgan Raids

70 Taliban Killed, 15  Wounded in Uruzgan Raids

Fabruary 18, 2018

KANDAHAR CITY - Up to 70 Taliban militants have been killed and 15 others wounded in joint operations by Afghan and foreign forces in southern ...

Millions of Afghans Submit War Crimes Claims

Millions of Afghans Submit War Crimes Claims

Fabruary 17, 2018

KABUL - Since the International Criminal Court began collecting material three months ago for a possible war crimes case involving Afghanistan, it has gotten a ...

Ghani Visits Kabul’s Eastern Gate

Ghani Visits  Kabul’s Eastern Gate

Fabruary 17, 2018

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani on Friday visited the eastern gate of the capital Kabul and assessed problems, resources and capacity of the entry point...

NATO Does Not Believe in Military Solution for Afghan Conflict

NATO Does Not Believe in Military Solution for Afghan Conflict

Fabruary 17, 2018

BRUSSLES - Stoltenberg says Taliban has to understand that they cannot win on the battlefield and they have to sit down and negotiate...

Residents Complain About Road Block in Downtown Kabul

Residents Complain About Road Block in Downtown Kabul

Fabruary 17, 2018

KABUL - Kabul residents say they are disturbed by the heavy traffic in the city following the increase in number of check points...