US hopes India to convince Karzai on security deal
KABUL: The special US envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan hoped that India would convince the Afghan president to sign the Bilateral Security Agreement allowing the US forces to stay in Afghanista.... READ MORE
With heavy agenda, Karzai leaves for India today
KABUL: President Hamid Karzai is leaving for India on Thursday on a four-day official visit during which he will hold talks with Indian leadership and likely to press for supply of military hardw.... READ MORE
Kabul rally seeks war crimes justice
KABUL: Hundreds of people, including women, on Wednesday held a protest demonstration in Kabul to mark the “National Victims Day,” criticising NATO and US forces for their involvement in Afgh.... READ MORE
EU to Afghan Presidential candidates: Put human rights on to
KABUL: The European Union (EU) on Wednesday called on Afghan presidential candidates for the April 5 elections to put human rights on top of their political agenda. "Respect for human rights mus.... READ MORE
As US braces for withdrawal, Kabul seeks new allies
KABUL: Afghan Parliament’s speaker Mohammad Saleh Saljooqi on Wednesday said that Kabul needs new allies to ensure security in the country, as U.S.-led international troops are gearing up to wi.... READ MORE
Trilateral dialogue concludes in Kabul: China vows to suppor
KABUL: Afghanistan, China and Pakistan agreed on Wednesday to elevate trilateral cooperation on ensuring security in Afghanistan and the region, said a Chinese official on Wednesday. The last da.... READ MORE
Taliban attack ISAF convoy near Kabul airport
KABUL: An ISAF convoy was attacked on the Qasaba road when a suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into the gate of an ISAF compound near the Kabul Airport on Wednesday, no immediate rep.... READ MORE
Kunduz police seize 199kg of narcotics
KUNDUZ CITY: Police seized 199 kilograms of illegal drugs in the province during one year, sources said on Wednesday. Spokesman at the provincial police headquarters, Sayed Sarwar Hussaini, told.... READ MORE
Sports & Show Biz
Zimbabwe set to host Afghanist
KABUL: Zimbabwe is set to host Afghanistan for a limited-overs tour st Read More...
KP team in Nangarhar to warm u
KABUL: Following a formal invitation by Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB Read More...
Pakistan drops Jamshed for T20
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan selectors have dropped opening batsman Nasir Jamsh Read More...
Afghanistan up to 129th in FIF
KABUL: Afghanistan rose four places to 129th in November’s Internati Read More...
Fetrat’s short movies wins 1
KABUL: The short film “Do not trust my silence” -- directed by Afg Read More...
India-Afghanistan film brings
India’s celluloid connect to Afghanistan is not just limited to Amit Read More...
Salman Khan, SRK and Aamir Kha
Imagine the three Khans — Aamir, Shah Rukh and Salman — releasing Read More...
Buzakshi Boys accorded hero’
WASHINGTON: Young Afghan boys, Fawad Mohammadi and Jawanmard Paiz, rec Read More...
Eyeball licking craze causing conjunctivitis in Japan
TOKYO: Teens in Japan have begun participating in a new fetish called oculolinctus or 'worming'. The act sees a person lick their partner's eyeball, with hundreds of pictures and videos being posted online. Doctors have warned that 'worming' could ....
Fighting female genital mutilation in Africa
DAKAR, SENEGAL: Now in her 50s, Madina Bocoum Daff still cannot get over the agony and shame of her teenage years. Madina - barely into adolescence - was subjected to one of the most severe forms of female genital mutilation (FGM) - a practice long carri....
Iran and blame the victim game
Tehran is continuously interfering in Afghanistan and pressurizing Kabul under one pretext or the other. Iran’s meddling into our internal affairs while giving it name of concern as Tehran did it recently when its ambassa...