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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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  • 3 ISIS militants killed in airstrike in East of Afghanistan

    3 ISIS militants killed in airstrike in East of Afghanistan

    At least three militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group offshoot operating in Afghanistan have been killed by the Afghan security forces in eastern Nangarhar province. The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said the…
    - 13 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 4:04pm -
  • 4 Taliban commanders among 22 killed in Lashkargah airstrikes

    4 Taliban commanders among 22 killed in Lashkargah airstrikes

    At least four commanders of the Taliban group were killed in airstrikes conducted in Lashkargah city, the provincial capital of southern Helmand province. The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said the airstrike was carried out in the past 24 hours in the vi…
    - 16 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 12:36pm -
  • ICC Intercontinental Cup: Afghanistan scores 537 runs in 1st innings against Ireland

    ICC Intercontinental Cup: Afghanistan scores 537 runs in 1st innings against Ireland

    The Afghanistan national cricket team scored 537 runs in their first innings against Ireland in ICC Intercontinental Cup being played in the format of 4-day match. Afghanistan won the toss and elected to bat first, scoring 537 runs by losing 8 wicket…
    - 18 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 11:02am -
  • 3 killed in Afghan forces anti-ISIS raid on Banker’s house in Nangarhar

    3 killed in Afghan forces anti-ISIS raid on Banker’s house in Nangarhar

    The Afghan Special Forces have reportedly carried out an operation on a banker’s house in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan in search of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorists. According to the local government officials in N…
    - 19 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 9:59am -
  • Electronic National ID cards distribution to kick off in one and half months

    Electronic National ID cards distribution to kick off in one and half months

    The distribution process of the long-delayed electronic national identity cards is expected to kick off from capital Kabul in one and half months, the officials said Wednesday. The head of the electronic national identity cards distribution departmen…
    - 21 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 8:02am -
  • Taliban militant behind killing of Afghan and US soldiers arrested in Germany

    Taliban militant behind killing of Afghan and US soldiers arrested in Germany

    A Taliban fighter suspected in a deadly attack on Afghan and US forces has reportedly been arrested by the authorities in Germany. According to the local media reports, the militant identified as Abdullah was arrested from Bavaria last week. The 30-y…
    - 23 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 6:05am -
  • Afghanistan’s first match in AFC Asian Cup 2019 Qualifiers ends in draw

    Afghanistan’s first match in AFC Asian Cup 2019 Qualifiers ends in draw

    The first match of the Afghanistan national football team against Vietnam in AFC Asian Cup 2019 Qualifiers ended in 1-1 draw. The first half of the game ended with the both teams failing to hit a goal despite the players of the two side started the g…
    - 23 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 5:33am -
  • Taliban’s most senior leader killed in East of Afghanistan

    Taliban’s most senior leader killed in East of Afghanistan

    One of the most senior leader of the Taliban group has been killed during a special military operation in eastern Laghman province of Afghanistan. Provincial governor’s spokesman confirmed that Nasir Ahmad was killed during an operation in Qarghai…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Mar 17, 12:40pm -
  • Taliban commanders among 21 killed in Helmand airstrikes: MoD

    Taliban commanders among 21 killed in Helmand airstrikes: MoD

    At least twenty one Taliban insurgents including two of their local commanders were killed in a series of airstrikes in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan. The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said the Taliban commanders killed in the airstrikes have…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Mar 17, 11:09am -
  • Afghanistan reacts over alleged fencing of Durand Line by Pakistan

    Afghanistan reacts over alleged fencing of Durand Line by Pakistan

    The Afghan government reacted over alleged fencing work by the Pakistani authorities along the Durand Line, emphasizing that any movement without Kabul’s consent would be impossible and ineffective. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) spokesman…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Mar 17, 11:01am -

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  • Afghan government to open mother and child hospital in Balkh

    Afghan government to open mother and child hospital in Balkh

    The Afghan government started the construction of a new 253-bed mother and child hospital in Mazar-e Sharif’s regional hospital. Funded by the German government, the new facility costs more thanThe post Afghan government to open mother and child h…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Mar 17, 1:58am -
  • Shahrukh Khan recruits lady bodyguards

    Shahrukh Khan recruits lady bodyguards

    Bollywood’s King Khan, Shahrukh Khan, announced during a recent event that he has hired lady bodyguards for his protection. “I have appointed female bodyguards now, because I have a numberThe post Shahrukh Khan recruits lady bodyguards appeared…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Mar 17, 12:57am -
  • MPs question central bank’s process of collecting and burning old bank notes

    MPs question central bank’s process of collecting and burning old bank notes

    A number of parliamentarians have voiced their concerns about the collection and burning of old bank notes by the central bank. The Central Bank of Afghanistan, Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB),The post MPs question central bank’s process of collecting a…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Mar 17, 1:08am -
  • American University of Afghanistan resumes classes

    American University of Afghanistan resumes classes

    The American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) has resumed classes six months after the deadly attacks that left 12 people dead and dozens injured. AUAF Acting Director David Sedney on MondayThe post American University of Afghanistan resumes classes…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Mar 17, 12:02am -
  • Afghanistan no longer threatened by enemies blocking trade routes

    Afghanistan no longer threatened by enemies blocking trade routes

    President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani said the enemies can no longer threaten Afghanistan by blocking trade routes as the country has alternative routes to rely on. These remarks were made duringThe post Afghanistan no longer threatened by enemies blockin…
    - 5 days ago, 25 Mar 17, 4:18pm -
  • Afghan government to deliver 10,000 tons of seeds to farmers

    Afghan government to deliver 10,000 tons of seeds to farmers

    The Afghan Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) will distribute 10,000 tons of improved seeds along with fertilizers to Afghan farmers to help them produce better crops. Afghanistan needsThe post Afghan government to deliver 10,0…
    - 5 days ago, 25 Mar 17, 4:04pm -
  • 12th edition of Afghan Star was groundbreaking

    12th edition of Afghan Star was groundbreaking

    The entire Afghanistan sat to watch the grand finale of the 12th edition of Afghan Star–Afghanistan’s “pop idol”–on Nawruz. This year’s Afghan Star edition stood out the most. For theThe post 12th edition of Afghan Star was groundbreakin…
    - 6 days ago, 23 Mar 17, 5:24pm -
  • Afghanistan to launch biometric cards in 90 days

    Afghanistan to launch biometric cards in 90 days

    The Afghan government will begin distribution of the much-awaited national electronic identity cards in 90 days. President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani approved the distribution procedure of the cards presented by theThe post Afghanistan to launch biometri…
    - 7 days ago, 23 Mar 17, 3:50am -
  • Afghanistan’s complaint over Torkham closure to be assessed by WTO

    Afghanistan’s complaint over Torkham closure to be assessed by WTO

    Afghanistan is  receiving support from the World Trade Organization over the closure of the border crossing by Pakistan. According to the Afghan Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI), a WTOThe post Afghanistan’s complaint over Torkham closure…
    - 10 days ago, 20 Mar 17, 4:18am -
  • Torkham closure causes $3bn in losses to Pakistan

    Torkham closure causes $3bn in losses to Pakistan

    Pakistan’s move to shut down Torkham border has backfired, inflicting a USD 3bn dollar onto its economy. According to Afghanistan’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Torkham closure has resultedThe post Torkham closure causes $3bn in loss…
    - 10 days ago, 20 Mar 17, 3:41am -

The Guardian

  • The Guardian view on Marine A: prevent war crimes, don’t excuse them | Editorial
    Alexander Blackman’s mental state contributed to him shooting dead an injured Taliban fighter – but we must still uphold international lawWhen justice is done, we should be glad. But the champagne-swigging jubilation that greeted the reduction of…
    - 1 day ago, 28 Mar 17, 6:07pm -
  • Marine A could become terror target after release, police say
    Alexander Blackman advised to change identity when freed from prison following downgrade of murder conviction to manslaughter A former Royal Marine who shot dead a wounded Taliban detainee may become a terrorist target when he is freed from prison ne…
    - 1 day ago, 28 Mar 17, 5:50pm -
  • Terrorists would have used Marine A video clips, say judges
    Judges explain decision not to release footage showing shooting of wounded Afghan insurgent by Alexander BlackmanReleasing video footage of the moment when Alexander Blackman shot dead a wounded Taliban fighter would have put lives at risk in the UK…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Mar 17, 1:10pm -
  • ‘We are overjoyed’: Marine A's family and supporters react to court ruling – video
    Family and supporters celebrate outside court after judges reduced the jail sentence of former Royal Marine Alexander Blackman from life to seven years. It came after his conviction was downgraded from murder to manslaughter for the killing of an inj…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Mar 17, 12:26pm -
  • Our report on Afghan artist's plight leads to successful asylum claim
    Samira Kitman had originally been refused asylum, but the Home Office changed its mind after being made aware of her profileHello,I’m writing because you expressed interest in getting updates from our new series on the lives of refugees and asylum…
    - 3 days ago, 27 Mar 17, 4:22pm -
  • Afghan artist wins UK asylum claim following Guardian report
    Home Office reverses initial decision after recognising profile of Samira Kitman, once voted Afghan businesswoman of yearAn artist and entrepreneur once voted Afghan businesswoman of the year has been granted asylum by the Home Office after being fea…
    - 4 days ago, 26 Mar 17, 3:11pm -
  • Al-Qaida leader behind Islamabad hotel bomb 'killed by US drone'
    Qari Yasin is believed to be linked to the 2008 Marriott atrocity and the 2009 attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team bus An al-Qaida leader believed to be responsible for the 2008 Marriott hotel bombing in Islamabad and the deadly attack on a bus car…
    - 4 days ago, 26 Mar 17, 2:51am -
  • Delay to resentencing of marine who killed injured Taliban fighter
    Alexander Blackman had murder conviction replaced with manslaughter after judges ruled he had mental disorderThe sentencing of Sergeant Alexander Blackman, the Royal Marine convicted of killing an injured Taliban fighter in Afghanistan, has been dela…
    - 6 days ago, 24 Mar 17, 12:34pm -
  • Afghan Taliban seize key district where UK lost 104 soldiers
    Military urged to move quickly to retake Sangin – once considered deadliest battlefield for British and US troopsThe Taliban has captured a key district in Helmand province once considered the deadliest battlefield for British and US troops in Afgh…
    - 7 days ago, 23 Mar 17, 3:32pm -
  • Is it safe for Britain to send refugees back to Afghanistan?
    UK authorities are rejecting the majority of claims for asylum by Afghans, despite little sign that violence is abatingAbout two-thirds of Afghan asylum seekers will have their initial request for asylum to the UK rejected because the Home Office con…
    - 7 days ago, 23 Mar 17, 6:00am -

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  • newCalifornia to seek death penalty in salon massacre

    California to seek death penalty in salon massacre

    California's attorney general said on Wednesday his office would press ahead in seeking the death penalty for a man who pleaded guilty to killing eight people in a 2011 shooting rampage, even though local prosecutors were sanctioned for acting improp…
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 2:09am -
  • newWhat Ivanka Trump’s New Job Means For Women

    What Ivanka Trump’s New Job Means For Women

    Ivanka Trump is going to be special assistant to the President and she will make $0.
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 1:47am -
  • Arizona high school athletes arrested in hazing case

    Arizona high school athletes arrested in hazing case

    Six Arizona high school football players were arrested on Wednesday and accused of sexual assault, kidnapping and aggravated assault in connection with a hazing case, police said. Police said the students were current or former members of the team a…
    - 5 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 11:17pm -
  • 2017 Ford Transit Connect Wagon LWB

    2017 Ford Transit Connect Wagon LWB

    It's a van called a wagon that drives like a car.
    - 7 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 10:10pm -
  • Go get these crazy MacBook deals while you can

    Go get these crazy MacBook deals while you can

    Apple's computers don't come on sale very often, so if you can't weasel a student discount, you're probably going to be stuck paying full retail price. Even when prices do drop, it's normally on old models that are being discontinued.So, when a stor…
    - 8 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 9:04pm -
  • India's parliament passes key tax reform bills

    India's parliament passes key tax reform bills

    India's lower house of parliament on Wednesday passed four supporting bills that will pave the way for a landmark tax reform and transform the world's fastest growing economy into a common market. The government aims to launch the goods and services…
    - 10 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 7:01pm -
  • Houthi rebels in Yemen threatening strategic strait: US official

    Houthi rebels in Yemen threatening strategic strait: US official

    Houthi rebels in Yemen are threatening free movement into and out of the Red Sea with missiles, mines and other sophisticated defenses on a key strait, a top US general said Wednesday. The Bab el-Mandeb Strait connects the Red Sea to the Indian Ocea…
    - 10 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 6:37pm -
  • Would you live in this huge skyscraper suspended from an asteroid?

    Would you live in this huge skyscraper suspended from an asteroid?

    This is a new one: An architecture firm has released speculative plans to build a tower suspended from an asteroid that would hang down to Earth.  Yes, you read that correctly. This building — named the Analemma tower — would be the tallest in t…
    - 10 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 6:15pm -
  • DeVos says her predecessor wasted money on school reform

    DeVos says her predecessor wasted money on school reform

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday accused her predecessor of wasting billions of dollars trying to fix traditional public schools and said that school choice was the way to reform the system.
    - 11 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 5:58pm -
  • 3-Year-Old Sits Down to Have Dinner With Police Officer Who Was Eating Alone

    3-Year-Old Sits Down to Have Dinner With Police Officer Who Was Eating Alone

    The two have a future "playdate" planned.
    - 11 hours ago, 29 Mar 17, 5:51pm -

DAWN News

  • 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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