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Parliament denounces Pakistan for Torkham raid

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By Farhad Naibkhel-KABUL: The Wolesi Jirga (Lower House) of the parliament condemned Pakistan’s paramilitary invasion in the Torkham de-facto line, asking the government to refer the issue to…

Pakistan using violence to take up Durand Line issue: Karzai

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AT-KABUL: Former President Hamid Karzai has alleged Pakistani government of intending to raise the Durand Line issue by creating tensions at the Torkham crossing. “Pakistan’s these efforts are…

Police “martyred” in Torkham fresh clash

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By Farhad Naibkhel-KABUL: One police and two children were “martyred” Tuesday when clash resumed between Afghan border police and Pakistan military in the Torkham crossing, officials said. Clash…

Haqqani linked terrorist arrested in Logar

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AT-KABUL: National Directorate of Security said Tuesday that a terrorist linked with the Haqqani terrorist network was arrested in eastern Logar province. In a press statement, the intelligence…

Woman eloping with lover shot dead in Ghor

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AT-KABUL: A married woman eloping with her lover was reportedly shot dead by her relatives in western Ghor province, local official said Tuesday. The woman identified as Aziz…

Resolve Torkham tension through talks, Asfandyar says

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By Mansoor Faizy-KABUL: Since clashes between the Afghan border police and Pakistani paramilitary forces resumed Monday at the Torkham crossing, a senior Pakhtun nationalist leader Asfandyar Wali Khan…

77 insurgents killed, injured in Jawzjan

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AT-KABUL: As many as 37 Taliban insurgents were killed, 40 injured and 25 others arrested in Jawzjan province in an operation launched by the Afghan National Security Forces,…

27 insurgents including commanders killed in Helmand

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AT-KABUL:  Four Taliban commanders were killed among with 23 insurgents in the Grishk district of Helmand province in operation launched by the Afghan National Security Forces, said Ministry…

Editorial: The burning line

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The Durand Line, the 2,640 km borderline imposed on Afghanistan in 1893 by the British, has not only divided the nation, tribes and brothers but also become a…

Afghan men have a responsibility to fight for women’s equality

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“Equality for women is not a threat to men. It is only a threat to sexism and good men must join the effort to making equality a reality.”…