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  • Removal of Ahmadzai lacks legal basis: Experts

    Removal of Ahmadzai lacks legal basis:  Experts

    By Khwaja Basir Ahmad Fitri on 16 November 2017KABUL (Pajhwok): The Jabha-i-Milli Naveen Afghanistan... read more
    - 3 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 7:12pm -
  • Circles within govt behind Kabul attack: Noor

    Circles within govt behind Kabul attack: Noor

    By Javed Hamim Kakar on 16 November 2017KABUL (Pajhwok): Balkh governor Atta Mohammad Noor on Thursday strongly condemned a suicide attack apparently targeting his supporters... read more
    - 3 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 4:03pm -
  • 3 Kuchis, 150 sheep dead in Achin cave collapse

    3 Kuchis, 150 sheep dead in Achin cave collapse

    By Yousuf Zarifi on 16 November 2017JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Three young Kuchi tribesmen and their 150 sheep were killed in a cave collapse incident in eastern Nangarhar province, an... read more
    - 3 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 3:44pm -
  • Officials join Ghani in condemning Kabul attack

    Officials join Ghani in condemning Kabul attack

    By Nasir ahmad sadiqi on 16 November 2017KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah and other government high ups condemned... read more
    - 3 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 3:11pm -
  • Jalalabad roadside vendors causing ‘inconvenience’

    Jalalabad roadside vendors causing ‘inconvenience’

    By Yousuf Zarifi on 16 November 2017JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Provincial Council (PC) members, shopkeepers and residents of Jalalabad City, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, say the municipality has given footpaths to vendors against rent creati…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 2:59pm -
  • UNAMA condemns Kabul attack as unjustified

    UNAMA condemns Kabul attack as unjustified

    By Javed Hamim Kakar on 16 November 2017KABUL (Pajhwok): The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan... read more
    - 3 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 2:25pm -
  • Terrorist groups use religion as business: Egyptian Fatwa Council

    Terrorist groups use religion as business: Egyptian Fatwa Council

    By Pajhwok on 16 November 2017KABUL (Pajhwok): Dar al-Ifta al Misryyah or the Egyptian Fatwa... read more
    - 3 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 12:58pm -
  • Suicide cases among Daikundi women on the rise

    Suicide cases among Daikundi women on the rise

    By Pajhwok reporter on 16 November 2017NEILI (Pajhwok): Providing contradictory figures, provincial officials in central Daikundi province have said cases of suicide among women and... read more
    - 3 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 12:56pm -
  • Senior hajj official joins Taliban militants in Ghor

    Senior hajj official joins Taliban militants in Ghor

    By Storai Karimi on 16 November 2017FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): A senior hajj and Islamic affairs official has joined the Taliban... read more
    - 3 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 12:53pm -
  • Career conference for female Sharia Law students held in Balkh

    Career conference for female Sharia Law students held in Balkh

    By Pajhwok on 16 November 2017MAZAR-E SHARIF (Pajhwok): Under the Afghan-German Cooperation’s project a career conference for 90 female law students was organised on Thursday in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, to promote th…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 12:50pm -

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  • MEHWAR: 70pc Of Afghans Dismayed At Wolesi Jirga

    MEHWAR: 70pc Of Afghans Dismayed At Wolesi Jirga

    A recent survey by Freedom House of Afghanistan reveals that almost 70 percent of people are not satisfied with the activity of the Wolesi Jirga (Lower House of Parliament).According to the survey, 64 percent of respondents have said they would not…
    - 14 Dec 16, 10:11am -
  • Syria Rebels To Leave Aleppo Under Evacuation Deal

    Syria Rebels To Leave Aleppo Under Evacuation Deal

    Civilians and rebel fighters were to start evacuating from Syria's Aleppo Wednesday under a deal that would end years of opposition resistance in the city.The evacuations which were expected to begin at 0300 GMT, according to the Syrian Observatory…
    - 14 Dec 16, 6:43am -
  • TOLOnews 10pm News 13 December 2016

    TOLOnews 10pm News 13 December 2016

    Top news in this Bulletin:Former Jawzjan governor and ex-member of the National Islamic Movement of Afghanistan, Ahmad Eshchi, who was allegedly assaulted by the First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum last month, claims that he was also sexually a…
    - 14 Dec 16, 6:28am -
  • Govt To Probe Eshchi's Claims Of Assault By Dostum

    Govt To Probe Eshchi's Claims Of Assault By Dostum

    The Presidential Palace said in statement that the National Unity Government (NUG) will investigate former Jawzjan governor Ahmad Eshchi's claims of assault by First Vice President General Abdul Rashid Dostum and his men.According to the statement,…
    - 14 Dec 16, 6:16am -
  • Afghan Boy Meets His Idol Messi

    Afghan Boy Meets His Idol Messi

    An Afghan boy who became an internet sensation after pictures of him wearing an improvised Lionel Messi football shirt went viral finally got to meet his superstar idol on Tuesday.Murtaza Ahmadi met the Barcelona forward in Doha, where the Spanish…
    - 14 Dec 16, 3:41am -
  • TAWDE KHABARE: Kabul Reiterates Its Call To UN To Lift Sanctions Against Hekmatyar

    TAWDE KHABARE: Kabul Reiterates Its Call To UN To Lift Sanctions Against Hekmatyar

    The Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Tuesday reiterated its call to the UN to lift sanctions against Hizb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar.In this episode of Tawde Khabare, host Zabiullah Sadat discusses the topic with the following…
    - 13 Dec 16, 5:40pm -
  • TOLOnews 6pm News 13 December 2016

    TOLOnews 6pm News 13 December 2016

    Top news in this Bulletin:Former Jawzjan governor and ex-member of the National Islamic Movement of Afghanistan, Ahmad Eshchi, who was allegedly assaulted by the First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum last month, claims that he was also sexually a…
    - 13 Dec 16, 4:51pm -
  • FARAKHABAR: I Was Sexually Assaulted By Dostum And His Men: Eshchi

    FARAKHABAR: I Was Sexually Assaulted By Dostum And His Men: Eshchi

    Former Jawzjan governor and ex-member of the National Islamic Movement of Afghanistan, Ahmad Eshchi, who was allegedly assaulted by the First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum last month, claims that he was also sexually assaulted by Dostum and his…
    - 13 Dec 16, 4:38pm -
  • Kabul Reiterates Its Call To UN To Lift Sanctions Against Hekmatyar

    Kabul Reiterates Its Call To UN To Lift Sanctions Against Hekmatyar

    The Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Tuesday reiterated its call to the UN to lift sanctions against Hizb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar."Our expectation is that they (UN) officials respond positively to our recommendations," said…
    - 13 Dec 16, 3:52pm -
  • 70pc Of Afghans Dismayed Over Wolesi Jirga Performance: Survey

    70pc Of Afghans Dismayed Over Wolesi Jirga Performance: Survey

    A recent survey by Freedom House of Afghanistan reveals that almost 70 percent of people are not satisfied with the activity of the Wolesi Jirga (Lower House of Parliament).According to the survey, 64 percent of respondents have said they would not…
    - 13 Dec 16, 3:44pm -

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  • newUS congress passes new bill regarding Pakistan and Haqqani network

    US congress passes new bill regarding Pakistan and Haqqani network

    The US congress has passed a new amended law regarding Pakistan and the notorious Haqqani terrorist network, it has been reported. According to the new bill passed by the Congress, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2018, Pakistan is oblig…
    - 55 mins ago, 19 Nov 17, 9:22am -
  • newAfghanistan thrashes Pakistan in ACC U19 Youth Asia Cup Final

    Afghanistan thrashes Pakistan in ACC U19 Youth Asia Cup Final

    The Afghanistan Under-19 national cricket team defeated Pakistan in the Asian Cricket Council Under-19 Youth Asia Cup final match. Played at Kuala Lumpur, the Pakistani U-19s won the toss and elected to field first, allowing the Afghan batsmen to sta…
    - 2 hours ago, 19 Nov 17, 7:58am -
  • newISIS militants suffer casualties during clashes with Kunar residents

    ISIS militants suffer casualties during clashes with Kunar residents

    Militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group suffered casualties during clashes with the local residents in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan. The 201st Silab Corps officials in the East said the clashes be…
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Nov 17, 7:00am -
  • Ghani warns regarding looming water crisis threatening Kabul city

    Ghani warns regarding looming water crisis threatening Kabul city

    President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani warned regarding the looming water crisis threatening capital Kabul and other key cities of the country. Speaking during the 4th round national urban conference in Kabul, President Ghani said the lack of a strategy to…
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Nov 17, 6:02am -
  • NDS foil Haqqani network’s coordinated attack plan in Kabul

    NDS foil Haqqani network’s coordinated attack plan in Kabul

    The Afghan intelligence operatives have foiled a coordinated attack plan by the notorious Haqqani terrorist network in Kabul city. The National Directorate of Security (NDS) in a statement said the Afghan forces discovered a cache of mines, explosive…
    - 23 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 10:58am -
  • Dostum says suicide attack in Kabul was an attack on all coalition members

    Dostum says suicide attack in Kabul was an attack on all coalition members

    The first vice president General Abdul Rashid Dostum condemned Thursday’s suicide attack on supporters of Balkh governor Ata Mohammad Noor, calling it an attack on all members of the new coalition for salvation of Afghanistan. Dostum issued a state…
    - 23 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 10:55am -
  • Unity govt was the only option amidst 2014 controversial elections: Abdullah

    Unity govt was the only option amidst 2014 controversial elections: Abdullah

    The Chief Executive of the Government of National Unity Abdullah Abdullah met with the Afghans based in Washington during his visit to the United States and held talks on the ongoing situation in the country. The Office of the Chief Executive said Ab…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Nov 17, 10:03am -
  • Terror safe havens still a major issue, Abdullah tells US Vice President

    Terror safe havens still a major issue, Abdullah tells US Vice President

    The Chief Executive of the Government of National Unity Abdullha Abdullah met with the US Vice President Mike Pence during his visit to Washington and discussed the issues of bilateral interest and other regional issues, the Office of the Chief Execu…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Nov 17, 9:13am -
  • Pakistan and Saudi Arabia condemn Kabul suicide bombing

    Pakistan and Saudi Arabia condemn Kabul suicide bombing

    Pakistan and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia condemned the suicide attack in Kabul city that left at least 18 people dead on Thursday afternoon. A source in the ministry of foreign affairs of Saudi told the Saudi Press Agency that Kingdom of Saudi Arabia…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Nov 17, 8:44am -
  • Pentagon new contract worth $12.5 million approved for Afghan forces

    Pentagon new contract worth $12.5 million approved for Afghan forces

    The United States Department of Defense or Pentagon informed regarding a new contract approved for the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces. The new contract has been approved as part of the foreign military sales to boost the intelligence and…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Nov 17, 7:08am -

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  • Aryana Sayed, Qais Ulfat win at DAF BAMA Music Awards 2017

    Aryana Sayed, Qais Ulfat win at DAF BAMA Music Awards 2017

    The diva of Afghan music industry, Aryana Sayed, and the Shahzada (Dari word for prince), Qais Ulfat, won awards at the DAF BAMA Music Awards 2017 which was held inThe post Aryana Sayed, Qais Ulfat win at DAF BAMA Music Awards 2017 appeared first on…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Nov 17, 1:37am -
  • 50 female university graduates complete internship programs in Kunduz

    50 female university graduates complete internship programs in Kunduz

    The Afghan-German Cooperation program for the promotion of good governance in Afghanistan (RCD) has recently supported a variety of projects in the provinces Balkh and Kunduz that benefit many residents.The post 50 female university graduates comple…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Nov 17, 1:40am -
  • World Bank Group Youth Summit 2016 winners build two computer labs in Afghanistan

    World Bank Group Youth Summit 2016 winners build two computer labs in Afghanistan

    This time last year, more than 400 excited youth filled the Preston Auditorium for the World Bank Group Youth Summit 2016: Rethinking Education for the New Millennium. After receiving 875The post World Bank Group Youth Summit 2016 winners build two…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 6:54am -
  • RECCA VII’s first day focuses on role of women in economic development

    RECCA VII’s first day focuses on role of women in economic development

    The 7th Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan, also known as RECCA VII, has kicked off in Asghabat, capital city of Turkmenistan. Delegation from over 40 countries are participating toThe post RECCA VII’s first day focuses on rol…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Nov 17, 2:34pm -
  • Leaders from 40 countries to discuss Afghanistan’s economic development in Turkmenistan

    Leaders from 40 countries to discuss Afghanistan’s economic development in Turkmenistan

    The Seventh Regional Economic Cooperation Conference (RECCA VII) ministerial meeting is scheduled on November 14-15, 2017 in Ashgabat-Turkmenistan. Political and business leaders from 40 countries are going to discuss economicThe post Leaders from 4…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Nov 17, 3:05pm -
  • Herat to harvest over 8 tons of saffron this year

    Herat to harvest over 8 tons of saffron this year

    Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock department in Herat said Herat farmers expect to harvest over eight tons of saffron this year. Department’s head Abdul Saboor Rahmani said the number of acresThe post Herat to harvest over 8 tons of saffron th…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Nov 17, 2:43pm -
  • 15,000 residents from development projects in Badakhshan

    15,000 residents from development projects in Badakhshan

    Three infrastructure projects in the districts Yaftal-e Payan, Darayem and Argo of Badakhshan were completed. Funded by the Afghan-German Cooperation’s program Regional Capacity Development (RCD), these projects include the constructionThe post 15…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Nov 17, 3:57pm -
  • 2 tons of pomegranates exported from Kandahar to UAE by air

    2 tons of pomegranates exported from Kandahar to UAE by air

    Afghan traders sent two tons of pomegranates to the UAE from Kandahar airport, a statement from the Presidential Economic Advisory Office said on Thursday. The statement added that the numberThe post 2 tons of pomegranates exported from Kandahar to…
    - 10 days ago, 9 Nov 17, 8:26pm -
  • Afghan government, USAID launch program to give students access to learning materials

    Afghan government, USAID launch program to give students access to learning materials

    U.S. Embassy Special Chargé d’Affaires Ambassador Hugo Llorens and Chief Executive of Afghanistan, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, launched the Second Textbook Printing and Distribution Project on Tuesday. The project is aThe post Afghan government, USAID…
    - 12 days ago, 7 Nov 17, 3:22pm -
  • “Women Weekend Market” kicks off in Kabul University

    “Women Weekend Market” kicks off in Kabul University

    The “Women Weekend Market“, a three-day business exhibition for women, has kicked off in Kabul University. Organized and funded by the Afghan-German Cooperation’s program for Sustainable Economic Development and EmploymentThe post “Women Wee…
    - 12 days ago, 7 Nov 17, 9:56am -

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  • newUN concerned by controversial US plan to revive Afghan militias
    Afghan strongmen have already begun vying for influence over militia program that diplomats fear will undermine Afghan government and lead to abuseAs the Afghan government struggles to stem the Taliban insurgency and shore up its dwindling security f…
    - 1 hour ago, 19 Nov 17, 9:00am -
  • EU compound allegedly at centre of Kabul alcohol-smuggling ring
    Exclusive: EU to investigate claims disused fridges and adapted gas canisters were used to sneak whisky out of Afghan compoundEU investigators are examining claims that the organisation’s compound in Kabul is at the centre of an alleged alcohol-smu…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Nov 17, 5:33pm -
  • Mali is surely a hero. But can a dog really be brave? | Julian Baggini
    It may seem anthropomorphic to give a Belgian malinois the Dickin medal for fighting insurgents in Kabul. Perhaps philosophy has the answerIf ever a member of Her Majesty’s armed forces deserved a medal for bravery, it was surely the hero who dodge…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Nov 17, 5:29pm -
  • Afghanistan's booming heroin trade leaves trail of addiction at home
    With the country’s opium production rising by 87% on last year, a former US base in Helmand is now a drug abuse treatment centreFor a decade, the office of the British Provincial Reconstruction Team in Helmand was busy dispersing hundreds of millio…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 5:00am -
  • Peaceful coexistence is better than punching above our weight | Letters
    The Blairite doctrine of intervention in other countries has punched its way through Afghanistan and Iraq leaving devastation and hundreds of thousands dead, writes Fawzi IbrahimJonathan Powell laments that Britain no longer “punches above its weig…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Nov 17, 6:23pm -
  • A mountain wedding and Trump in the Philippines: Monday's best photos
    The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of photo highlights from around the world, including saffron production in Afghanistan and a cold snap in Europe Continue reading...
    - 6 days ago, 13 Nov 17, 2:23pm -
  • UN says at least 10 civilians died in Afghanistan airstrike, contradicting US
    Pentagon insists no civilians died in bombing of Kunduz on SaturdayUN mission: ‘Credible reports that at least 10 civilians’ killed in airstrikeThe United Nations mission in Afghanistan said at least 10 civilians may have been killed by an airstr…
    - 10 days ago, 9 Nov 17, 6:25pm -
  • Kabul TV station defiantly resumes broadcasting moments after Isis attack ends
    One person was killed and two dozen wounded when gunmen stormed Shamshad TV in an attack claimed by Islamic StateA defiant Kabul TV station went back on the air moments after the end of an attack by gunmen who had stormed the broadcaster, killing at…
    - 12 days ago, 7 Nov 17, 12:12pm -
  • The Afghan diaspora – in pictures
    For the past four years, Dutch photographer Joël van Houdt has been documenting the journeys of Afghan refugees around the world. In Afghanistan, there is a dearth of information about the reality of the refugee experience. Van Houdt moved to Kabul…
    - 13 days ago, 6 Nov 17, 11:00am -
  • Sima Wali obituary
    Afghan women’s rights campaigner and vociferous opponent of Taliban ideologyNearly 40 years of war and insecurity have taken their toll on Afghan women, and access to education, health services and the rule of law remain severely limited. Sima Wali…
    - 14 days ago, 5 Nov 17, 2:01pm -

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  • Two Taliban leaders killed in east Afghanistan: Nato

    Two Taliban leaders killed in east Afghanistan: Nato

    KABUL: Nato said its air strikes have killed two key local Taliban leaders in eastern Afghanistan.The international military alliance said in a statement issued on Monday that its forces killed the Taliban shadow administrator for Nangarhar province…
    - 24 Jan 11, 5:45am -
  • Ten militants killed in eastern Afghanistan

    Ten militants killed in eastern Afghanistan

    KABUL: Three suicide attackers detonated their explosives vests during a gunbattle with Afghan and coalition forces that left 10 militants and one civilian dead in Khost province of eastern Afghanistan.Provincial police chief Abdul Hakim Ishaqzia s…
    - 22 Jan 11, 11:10am -
  • Two Nato service members killed in Afghan attacks

    Two Nato service members killed in Afghan attacks

    KABUL: Nato on Thursday said two of its service members died in insurgent attacks in Afghanistan.It said one service member was killed Thursday in the north, while another was killed Wednesday in the south. It did not identify their …
    - 20 Jan 11, 5:25am -
  • Afghan underworld shows challenges for stability

    Afghan underworld shows challenges for stability

    MAHUMUD-E-RAQI, Afghanistan: The calls were threatening and they just wouldn’t stop. The extortion demand was several hundred thousands of dollars.“Or else,” said the caller.Fearful, the civil engineer started to pay. But it was never enough…
    - 18 Jan 11, 5:09am -
  • Several injured in Jalalabad explosion

    Several injured in Jalalabad explosion

    KABUL: Several people were injured in an explosion outside a music cassette shop in eastern Afghanistan, Afghan police said.General Aminullah Amirkhil, who directs the Afghan border police in four eastern provinces, said the explosion occurred Thur…
    - 13 Jan 11, 6:43am -
  • Suicide blast kills two in Kabul

    Suicide blast kills two in Kabul

    KABUL: A suicide bomber on a motorbike killed at least two Afghan security personnel and wounded four in an attack near the country’s parliament in Kabul on Wednesday, an Afghan government official said. The attack in the Afghan capital targeted…
    - 12 Jan 11, 5:01am -
  • Suicide car bombing kills three Afghan border police

    Suicide car bombing kills three Afghan border police

    KABUL: A suicide car bombing against a border police vehicle in troubled southern Afghanistan killed three border police guards, local authorities said.Monday’s attack was the second suicide bombing in four days against border police in the area…
    - 10 Jan 11, 7:24am -
  • Bomb blast kills policeman in Kabul

    Bomb blast kills policeman in Kabul

    KABUL: A bomb placed in a bag exploded on a road in downtown Kabul on Tuesday, killing a policeman and wounding two civilians, authorities said, in a relatively rare attack in the Afghan capital. There have been few attacks in …
    - 4 Jan 11, 5:23am -
  • US Senator proposes permanent bases in Afghanistan

    US Senator proposes permanent bases in Afghanistan

    WASHINGTON: A leading Republican lawmaker on US military policy said he wanted American officials to consider establishing permanent military bases in Afghanistan.Senator Lindsay Graham of South Carolina said that having a few US air bases in Afgha…
    - 3 Jan 11, 5:46am -
  • Grenade attack in Kandahar kills child

    Grenade attack in Kandahar kills child

    KABUL: Insurgents threw hand grenades into two houses in the province of Kandahar, killing a child in one and wounding six people — including a woman and a child — in the other, a local official in southern Afghanistan said.…
    - 31 Dec 10, 8:59am -

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