International Peace Day and new govt in Afghanistan
The International Peace day was observed around the globe on 21 September. The same very day, the people of Afghanistan got a president-elect after a long and stiff deadlock over the June preside.... READ MORE
Swearing-in ceremony to be held with pomp and show: Mudabir
KABUL: The swearing-in ceremony of the president-elect, Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, would be held with great pomp and show next week, said an official source. Sadeq Mudabir, head of the commission res.... READ MORE
Karzai gets applause for his leadership traits
KABUL: The last routine plenary session of the Council of Ministers in the term of the incumbent president held under the chairmanship of Hamid Karzai on Monday. President Karzai said the signing.... READ MORE
Taliban shadow governors for Herat, Badghis killed in airstr
KABUL: A group of senior Taliban leaders have been killed following an airstrike in western Farah province, security official said Monday. The Deputy Interior Minister for Security, Gen. Ayub Sal.... READ MORE
2 women hurt as Pak shells tens of rockets into Kunar
ASADABAD: Local security officials in eastern Kunar province said Monday that two women were wounded as at least 25 rockets landed into this province. The provincial police chief, Abdul Habib Say.... READ MORE
MPs to National Unity Government: Prioritize national intere
KABUL: A number of legislators on Monday asked the next government or the National Unity Government to prioritize and support national interests. The lawmakers suggested that officials should be .... READ MORE
Will honor promises made in campaigns: Ghani
KABUL: The president-elect Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Monday said the national unity government would leave no stone unturned to bring improvement in lives of Afghans. We will honor all promises th.... READ MORE
MoI claims arrest of 222 outlaws in a week
KABUL: Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Monday claimed arrest of 222 suspects involved in different crimes. Head of the Anti-Crimes Department of MoI, General Sayed Ghafar Sayedzada, said the suspec.... READ MORE
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Seminar launched to improve sk
KABUL: To improve taekwondo skills and to introduce updated techniques Read More...
Turkmenistan bracing for 2017
ASHGABAT: Turkmenistan is gearing up well to host Asian indoor and mar Read More...
Asian Olympics: Afghans off to
KABUL: The Afghanistan-A cricket team on Tuesday left for South Korea Read More...
Andy Moles Takes Over As Afgha
The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) have moved swiftly to install Andy Read More...
Shah Rukh Khan gifts bike to A
WASHINGTON: For Najira, an Afghan American and her husband Jimmy Sunda Read More...
The Women of Afghanistan Sing
In Afghanistan, there is little effort to combat derogatory and belitt Read More...
Actor and director Richard Att
Oscar-winning British film director Richard Attenborough has died at t Read More...
Indira Gandhi assassination: C
India has blocked the release of a film on the assassination of former Read More...
Democracy: Headways, barriers in last decade
KABUL: After the collapse of the Taliban regime, Afghanistan embraced new system—democracy. Afghan people stepped toward democracy to enjoy its fruit, but barriers marred progress of the newborn democratic system as many public expectations have not bee....
Illiteracy rate in Afghanistan stands at 64pc
KABUL: Literacy Department of the Ministry of Education (MoE) says around five million Afghans have been educated through literacy courses and programs over the past 12 years, but seven million people still are illiterate.......
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...