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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...

Pakistan Wants US to Help Pay for Border Wall with Afghanistan

Pakistan Wants US to Help Pay  for Border Wall with Afghanistan

Fabruary 17, 2018

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan is building a wall along its border with Afghanistan and wants U.S. President Donald Trump to help pay for it ...

Distribution of E-Nics to Begin in 2 Days

Distribution of E-Nics to Begin in 2 Days

Fabruary 17, 2018

KABUL - President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, Second Vice President Mohammad Sarwar Danish and First Laday BibiGul have completed biometric process ...

Taliban Has No Intention to Seek Peace: US

Taliban Has No Intention to Seek Peace: US

Fabruary 17, 2018

KABUL - In the wake of a letter from the Taliban, NATO said the group has no intention just yet of joining the peace process...

Pakistan’s Army Chief Joins Conference in Afghan Capital

Pakistan’s Army  Chief Joins Conference  in Afghan Capital

Fabruary 14, 2018

KABUL - The Afghan capital is hosting military chiefs from several neighboring countries, including Pakistan's army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa...

Afghan Officials and Taliban Talk Despite Wave of Violence

Afghan Officials and Taliban  Talk Despite Wave of Violence

Fabruary 14, 2018

KABUL - Afghan officials are carrying out at least two tracks of talks with the Taliban, The Associated Press has learned, even after a month of brutal bombings and attacks ...

New Book Exposes Pakistan’s Huge Support of Taliban

New Book Exposes  Pakistan’s Huge  Support of Taliban

Fabruary 14, 2018

KABUL - The book titled "Directorate S" refers to the arm of Pakistani intelligence that covertly supports the Afghan Taliban...

Uzbekistan Cuts Price of Power Exports to Afghanistan

Uzbekistan Cuts Price of Power Exports to Afghanistan

Fabruary 14, 2018

KABUL - Uzbekistan has decided to decrease the price of power exports to Afghanistan, the Afghan national security advisor (NSA) office said on Tuesday...

Sayyaf, Saudi Officials Talk Factors behind Extremism

Sayyaf, Saudi Officials Talk Factors behind Extremism

Fabruary 14, 2018

KABUL - Abdur Rab Rassoul Sayyaf, head of Dawat Party, has discussed with senior advisors to the Saudi kingfactors behind extremism in the Islamic world...

Interior Ministry Plans to Retire Old Police Generals

Interior Ministry Plans to Retire Old Police Generals

Fabruary 14, 2018

KABUL - The Interior Ministry plans to retire a number of police generals in first quarter of new solar year, as a way of giving younger officers an incentive to ...

Jawzjan Police Arrest 2 Drug Smugglers, Seize 70kg Opium

Jawzjan Police Arrest 2 Drug Smugglers, Seize 70kg Opium

Fabruary 13, 2018

SHEBRGHAN - Police have detained two people in connection of trafficking narcotics in northwestern of Jawzjan province, official said Monday...

UK to Boost Strength of Elite Force in Afghanistan

UK to Boost Strength of Elite Force in Afghanistan

Fabruary 13, 2018

KABUL - The United Kingdom is set to raise the strength of its elite force in Afghanistan from 50 to more than 100 by the end of March, a media report said on Sunday...

Taliban Accused of Kidnapping 10 Tribal Elders in Jawzjan

Taliban Accused  of Kidnapping 10 Tribal Elders in Jawzjan

Fabruary 13, 2018

SHIBERGHAN - Taliban militants have kidnapped 10 tribal elders in the Dayan district of northwestern Jawzjan province, an official said ...

IEC Claims Govt Not Responding to Constituency Outline

IEC Claims  Govt Not Responding to Constituency Outline

Fabruary 13, 2018

KABUL - The Independent Election Commission says it sent its constituency outline to the presidential palace 10 months ago but has heard nothing back...

Army on Offensive Against Taliban in Logar

Army on Offensive Against Taliban in Logar

Fabruary 13, 2018

KABUL - Intense military action has been taken against the Taliban in Kabul’s neighboring province, Logar, in the past few weeks...

Pashtany Bank Asset up by 15pc, Recovers 77m Afs Loans

Pashtany Bank Asset up by 15pc, Recovers 77m Afs Loans

Fabruary 13, 2018

KABUL - The Pashtany Bank has recovered 776 million afghanis loans and its assets have gone up by 15 percent during the ongoing year, an official said on Monday...

US Targets Chinese Uighur Militants, Taliban in Afghanistan

US Targets Chinese  Uighur Militants, Taliban  in Afghanistan

Fabruary 12, 2018

KABUL - An air raid last Sunday on Badakhshan set a record for the number of precision-guided munitions launched at one time from a B-52 bomber, the US military said. The US military says ...