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  • newBarrel Bombs Kill At Least 15 Civilians In Aleppo

    Barrel Bombs Kill At Least 15 Civilians In Aleppo

    At least 15 civilians were killed in a barrel bomb attack on a rebel-held district of Syria's Aleppo city on Saturday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said.The Britain-based group said regime aircraft had dropped two explosive-packe…
    - 16 mins ago, 28 Aug 16, 6:32am -
  • newTaliban Hub Eliminated In Parwan

    Taliban Hub Eliminated In Parwan

    A joint night raid between Afghan and foreign forces in Parwan province on Sunday night resulted in the elimination of a key Taliban stronghold in the area, officials said Sunday.Engineer Asif, Parwan's provincial governor, said that the operation…
    - 18 mins ago, 28 Aug 16, 6:30am -
  • newAfghanistan Ready For Full ICC Membership: Stanikzai

    Afghanistan Ready For Full ICC Membership: Stanikzai

    Afghanistan's Cricket Board Chief Executive Shafiq Stanikzai said Afghanistan deserves full membership of the International Cricket Council (ICC) after becoming an Associates powerhouse and that all eyes will be on next month's ICC meeting in Dubai.…
    - 29 mins ago, 28 Aug 16, 6:19am -
  • TAWDE KHABARE: Rise In Insecurity In Kabul Discussed

    TAWDE KHABARE: Rise In Insecurity In Kabul Discussed

    In this episode of Farakhabar, host Shahpoor Bakhtiar discusses the recent rise in insecurity in Kabul city.With him in the studio are.• Najibullah Danish, deputy spokesman for interior ministry• Saleh Mohammad Saleh, MP• Abdul Khaliq Zaza…
    - 12 hours ago, 27 Aug 16, 6:19pm -
  • FARAKHABAR: NUG's Activities In Past Two Years Discussed

    FARAKHABAR: NUG's Activities In Past Two Years Discussed

    In this episode of Farakhabar, host Fawad Aman discusses activities of the National Unity Government (NUG) over the past two years.With him in the studio is Anwarulhaq Ahadi, head of the New National Front of Afghanistan.Click below to watch full…
    - 13 hours ago, 27 Aug 16, 6:09pm -
  • Kunduz Troops Call For Offensive To Secure Province

    Kunduz Troops Call For Offensive To Secure Province

    Afghan troops in Kunduz have called for a large-scale military operation to eliminate insurgents in the province; otherwise, they have warned, a further delay in conducting offensives will be disastrous for that part of the country.TOLOnews reporte…
    - 13 hours ago, 27 Aug 16, 5:44pm -
  • Operation Launched To Re-Open Helmand-Kandahar Highway

    Operation Launched To Re-Open Helmand-Kandahar Highway

    Helmand Governor Hayatullah Hayat said that an operation has been launched to re-open Helmand-Kandahar highway to traffic."The highway will be opened in two to three days. Taliban closed it by planting mines on both side of the street", said Hayat,…
    - 14 hours ago, 27 Aug 16, 4:39pm -
  • NUG Achievements To Be Reviewed At Brussels Summit

    NUG Achievements To Be Reviewed At Brussels Summit

    The ministry of finance has said that national revenue covers 30 percent of the national budget and that they have collected more than that.But economists and investors have claimed that government needs to bring changes to the way in which they co…
    - 14 hours ago, 27 Aug 16, 4:35pm -
  • TOLOnews 6pm News 27 August 2016

    TOLOnews 6pm News 27 August 2016

    Top news in this Bulletin:Reports indicate that the Taliban are targeting military convoys along parts of the Kabul-Jalalabad Highway and that they are also creating random check points to search motorists and passengers.Click below to watch full b…
    - 15 hours ago, 27 Aug 16, 3:44pm -
  • AUAF Victim's Family Asks Govt To Probe Attack

    AUAF Victim's Family Asks Govt To Probe Attack

    Hafizullah, the first victim of the attack on the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF), was a 35-year-old guard employed by the School for the Visually Impaired when died.It was at this school, which is next door to the university, that insurg…
    - 16 hours ago, 27 Aug 16, 3:04pm -

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  • newAfghanistan deports 250 Pakistani workers as deadlock persists near Chaman

    Afghanistan deports 250 Pakistani workers as deadlock persists near Chaman

    Afghanistan has reportedly deported 250 Pakistani workers as deadlock persists along the Durand Line near Chaman with the crossing remaining closed for the 10th consecutive day. A Pakistani official quoted in reports by local media said the Afghan of…
    - 11 mins ago, 28 Aug 16, 6:37am -
  • new3 athletes wounded in an explosion in Jalalabad city

    3 athletes wounded in an explosion in Jalalabad city

    At least three athletes were wounded in an explosion in Jalalabad city the provincial capital of eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. According to the local government officials, the incident took place earlier today near Behsud bridge. Provinc…
    - 2 hours ago, 28 Aug 16, 4:39am -
  • Explosion in Kabul leaves one wounded

    Explosion in Kabul leaves one wounded

    An explosion took place in the vicinity of the 8th police district of Kabul city earlier today leaving at least one person wounded. According to the security sources, the incident took place in Qala-e-Hashmat Khan area after an Improvised Explosive D…
    - 21 hours ago, 27 Aug 16, 9:25am -
  • Afghan Air Force MD-530 Cayuse Warrior helicopters in action (Video)
    The Afghan Air Force (AAF) received the last four MD-530 Cayuse Warrior helicopters from the United States this week, bringing the total number of the helicopters to 27 currently in AAF inventory. The 438th Air Expeditionary Wing said “Train, Advis…
    - 23 hours ago, 27 Aug 16, 7:22am -
  • Pakistan grants 2,000 scholarships to Afghan students: Official

    Pakistan grants 2,000 scholarships to Afghan students: Official

    A Pakistani official has said scholarships have been granted to at least 2,000 Afghan students in different colleges in the country including engineering and medical. Abdul Qadir Baloch has informed regarding the approval of the scholarships to the A…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Aug 16, 6:46am -
  • Taliban militants capture Jani Khel district in of Paktia

    Taliban militants capture Jani Khel district in of Paktia

    The Taliban militants have reportedly captured the control o Jani Khel district in southeastern Paktia province of Afghanistan. The control of the district fell earlier today following heavy clashes between the Taliban insurgents and the Afghan secur…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Aug 16, 5:16am -
  • Pakistan concerned as Afghanistan expects more weapons from India

    Pakistan concerned as Afghanistan expects more weapons from India

    The Foreign Office of Pakistan expressed concerns regarding the growing military cooperation between Kabul and New Delhi as Afghanistan expects delivery of more weapons from India. Nafees Zakaria, spokesman for the Foreign Office of Pakistan, told re…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Aug 16, 4:03am -
  • Taliban’s headquarter, mine making factory destroyed in Helmand airstrikes

    Taliban’s headquarter, mine making factory destroyed in Helmand airstrikes

    A headquarter of the Taliban group was destroyed in an airstrike in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan along with a mine making factory of the group. Local authorities in Helmand said the headquarter used by the Taliban was destroyed in Nad-e-A…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Aug 16, 5:15pm -
  • US vows support in Kabul attack probe as Kabul says culprits based in Pakistan

    US vows support in Kabul attack probe as Kabul says culprits based in Pakistan

    The US Embassy in Kabul has vowed support to Afghanistan in investigating and bringing the culprits of the deadly attack on the American University in Kabul. “The U.S. Embassy stands ready to assist Afghan authorities with their continuing investig…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Aug 16, 7:42am -
  • Ghani asks Raheel Sharif to act against culprits of Kabul attack

    Ghani asks Raheel Sharif to act against culprits of Kabul attack

    The Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has asked the Pakistani Army Chief General Raheel Sharif to act against the culprits of Kabul attack based in Pakistan. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, said President Ghani called Gen. Sharif during…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Aug 16, 4:41pm -

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  • 12 agri products’ processing & packaging centers to be built soon

    12 agri products’ processing & packaging centers to be built soon

    The Afghan government will establish 12 agriculture products’ processing and packaging centers in various provinces of Afghanistan at a total cost of USD 1.6mn. An agreement to that effect wasThe post 12 agri products’ processing & packaging cen…
    - 16 hours ago, 27 Aug 16, 2:57pm -
  • A Muslim saved Donald Trump from bankruptcy twice

    A Muslim saved Donald Trump from bankruptcy twice

    The Republican presidential candidate of the United States, known for his controversial statements on the Muslim community, is also a billionaire businessman who does not miss a single opportunity toThe post A Muslim saved Donald Trump from bankrupt…
    - 16 hours ago, 27 Aug 16, 2:43pm -
  • High Council of Economy’s performance questioned ahead of Brussels Summit

    High Council of Economy’s performance questioned ahead of Brussels Summit

    Chaired by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, the High Council of Economy is established to find solutions to the economic problems of the nation as part of Afghanistan’s development commitments toThe post High Council of Economy’s performance que…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Aug 16, 3:35pm -
  • China launches its first cargo train to Afghanistan

    China launches its first cargo train to Afghanistan

    China launched its first cargo train to Afghanistan on Friday, officials have reported. The train went from Nantong City, east of China’s Jiangsu Province, to Hairatan, a border town andThe post China launches its first cargo train to Afghanistan…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Aug 16, 3:00pm -
  • Transparency International launches anti-corruption program in Afghanistan

    Transparency International launches anti-corruption program in Afghanistan

    Transparency International officially launched its three years program for fight against corruption in Afghanistan. The Afghan-German Cooperation is supporting Transparency International’s commitment to Afghanistan, funding the establishment of the…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Aug 16, 2:03pm -
  • Afghanistan’s first online real estate

    Afghanistan’s first online real estate

    Maskan.af is Afghanistan’s first online real estate that is designed to help property buyers and sellers  and property dealers to exchange information and promote their properties in a quick andThe post Afghanistan’s first online real estate ap…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Aug 16, 6:14pm -
  • Brussels Summit to address economic problems of Afghan villages

    Brussels Summit to address economic problems of Afghan villages

    One of the topics on the agenda for the upcoming Brussels Summit is going to be the economic development programs for Afghanistan’s villages. This comes as villagers slammed the governmentThe post Brussels Summit to address economic problems of Af…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Aug 16, 6:00pm -
  • Afghan-Pak trade deals reduced by 50%

    Afghan-Pak trade deals reduced by 50%

    The Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) have said trade deals between Afghanistan and Pakistan are reduced by 50% during the recent months. The officials have linked the declineThe post Afghan-Pak trade deals reduced by 50% appeared…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Aug 16, 5:46pm -
  • Tehran ready to foster ties with Kabul: Bahrami

    Tehran ready to foster ties with Kabul: Bahrami

    Iranian Ambassador to Kabul Mohammad Reza Bahrami met Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on Monday to discuss bilateral relations between the two nations. The two officials conferred on regional developmentsThe post Tehran ready to foster ties…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Aug 16, 5:00pm -
  • WB assists $70mn to develop irrigation system in Afghanistan

    WB assists $70mn to develop irrigation system in Afghanistan

    The World Bank (WB) has pledged USD 70mn to the Afghan government for reconstruction and development of irrigation system in the country. The announcement was made at a World BankThe post WB assists $70mn to develop irrigation system in Afghanistan…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Aug 16, 5:26pm -

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  • Ex-Guantanamo prisoner goes on hunger strike in Venezuela: lawyer

    Ex-Guantanamo prisoner goes on hunger strike in Venezuela: lawyer

    A former Guantanamo prisoner now held by Venezuela's intelligence agency has gone on hunger strike, his lawyer said Saturday. Jihad Diyab, who was relocated from Guantanamo to Uruguay nearly two years ago, was detained after traveling to Caracas in J…
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Aug 16, 7:20pm -
  • Windies win one-run thriller in record run blitz

    Windies win one-run thriller in record run blitz

    West Indies defeated India by one run in a record run-laden Twenty20 clash on Saturday after piling up the third highest ever total in the game's shortest format. Set 246 to win, India needed just eight off the last over and two off the final ball fo…
    - 12 hours ago, 27 Aug 16, 7:15pm -
  • WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in election

    WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in election

    A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief: TRADE In this angry election year, many U.S. voters are skeptical about free trade — or hostile to it. ...
    - 12 hours ago, 27 Aug 16, 6:54pm -
  • Death penalty failing to deter drug trafficking in Iran: official
    The death penalty has failed to reduce drug trafficking in Iran, a senior Iranian judiciary official said on Saturday shortly before the scheduled execution of 12 people for narcotics-related offences. Nearly 1,000 prisoner were put to death in 2015,…
    - 13 hours ago, 27 Aug 16, 5:32pm -
  • Windies pile up third highest international T20 total

    Windies pile up third highest international T20 total

    Evin Lewis smashed an impressive century as West Indies piled up the third highest ever Twenty20 international total of 245-6 against India at Lauderhill on Saturday. The 24-year-old Lewis, whose only other appearance in the game's shortest form had…
    - 14 hours ago, 27 Aug 16, 5:01pm -
  • Veterans help fill gaps in refugee school projects in Iraq
    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A nonprofit group with New Hampshire roots is putting a new spin on back-to-school shopping by helping equip 10 classrooms for refugee children in Iraq.
    - 17 hours ago, 27 Aug 16, 1:24pm -
  • Far-right anti-Islam activists protest atop Berlin monument

    Far-right anti-Islam activists protest atop Berlin monument

    BERLIN (AP) — Anti-Islam activists have staged an hour-long demonstration atop Berlin's Brandenburg Gate.
    - 18 hours ago, 27 Aug 16, 12:22pm -
  • Taliban seize district headquarters in eastern Afghanistan
    Kabul, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the Taliban have overrun a district headquarters in eastern Afghanistan.
    - 22 hours ago, 27 Aug 16, 9:06am -
  • Taliban fighters overrun district in eastern Afghanistan
    Taliban insurgents overran a district in eastern Afghanistan, killing and wounding dozens of police and soldiers and threatening strategically important road routes to Pakistan, officials said on Saturday. Abdul Rahman Solamal, governor of Jani Khel…
    - 23 hours ago, 27 Aug 16, 7:37am -
  • Top Asian News 3:57 a.m. GMT
    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday expressed anger at United Nations Security Council discussions over a statement denouncing the country's latest submarine-launched missile test. North Korean Foreign Ministry official Jon Min Do…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Aug 16, 3:57am -

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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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