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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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  • Afghan government appoints new governors for five provinces

    Afghan government appoints new governors for five provinces

    The Afghan government has appointed new governors for five different provinces of the country, the Independent Directorate of the Local Governance (IDLG) said. According to a statement by IDLG, the new governor’s were appointed based on the recomme…
    - 4 hours ago, 17 Feb 18, 2:43pm -
  • All Afghan refugees should return to Afghanistan in next 2 years: Ghani

    All Afghan refugees should return to Afghanistan in next 2 years: Ghani

    President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani says all Afghan refugees should return back to Afghanistan particularly from Pakistan in next twenty four months. Speaking during a gathering to mark the 29th year of the withdrawal of the Soviet forces from Afghanista…
    - 6 hours ago, 17 Feb 18, 1:25pm -
  • Gen. Abdul Raziq supports launch of e-NIC distribution

    Gen. Abdul Raziq supports launch of e-NIC distribution

    The police chief of southern Kandahar province General Abdul Raziq welcomes and supports the preliminary steps taken for the launch of the electronic National Identity Cards (e-NIC). Gen. Raziq says the distribution of the electronic Identity Cards i…
    - 8 hours ago, 17 Feb 18, 11:13am -
  • Taliban cannot win in the battlefield, says Hekmatyar

    Taliban cannot win in the battlefield, says Hekmatyar

    The leader of Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin Hekmatyar says the Taliban group cannot win in the battlefield as he insisted on reconciliation process as the only way forward to put an end to ongoing violence. Hekmatyar made the remarks during a gathering to…
    - 10 hours ago, 17 Feb 18, 9:09am -
  • Drone strikes target Taliban’s largest heroin lab in Farah province

    Drone strikes target Taliban’s largest heroin lab in Farah province

    One of the largest heroin labs of the Taliban group was eliminated in drone strikes conducted by the US forces in western Farah province of Afghanistan. The provincial police commandment said the airstrikes were carried out in the vicinity of Bakwa d…
    - 12 hours ago, 17 Feb 18, 7:36am -
  • Drone strike target ISIS hideout in East of Afghanistan

    Drone strike target ISIS hideout in East of Afghanistan

    A drone strike targeted a hideout of the ISIS terrorist group in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, the defense authorities in the East said. The airstrike was carried out on Thursday by the US forces using unmanned aerial vehicles targeting…
    - 13 hours ago, 17 Feb 18, 6:08am -
  • Afghanistan defeats Zimbabwe by 10 wickets in 4th ODI match to clinch series

    Afghanistan defeats Zimbabwe by 10 wickets in 4th ODI match to clinch series

    The Afghanistan national cricket team defeated Zimbabwe by ten wickets in the 4th match of the One Day International (ODI) match to clinch the five match series. (Photo:  International Cricket Council) Played in Sharjah of the United Arab Emirates,…
    - 13 hours ago, 17 Feb 18, 5:39am -
  • Afghanistan starts biometric process for e-NIC amid ongoing controversies

    Afghanistan starts biometric process for e-NIC amid ongoing controversies

    The biometric process for the electronic National Identity Cards (e-NIC) has kicked off for the senior government officials including President Ghani amid ongoing controversies regarding the launch of the distribution of the cards. A spokesman for th…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Feb 18, 11:17am -
  • Abdullah urges suspension of e-NIC distribution

    Abdullah urges suspension of e-NIC distribution

    The Chief Executive of the Government of National Unity Abdullah Abdullah has urged the suspension of the Electronic National Identity Cards amid reports that the process is due to kick off in next two days. The Office of the Chief Executive in a sta…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Feb 18, 9:22am -
  • Local Taliban leader among 6 killed in US airstrike in Uruzgan

    Local Taliban leader among 6 killed in US airstrike in Uruzgan

    A local leader of the Taliban group was killed in an airstrike conducted by the US forces in southen Uruzgan province of Afghanistan. According to the local security officials, the airstrike was carried out late on Wednesday in the outskirts of Tarin…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Feb 18, 8:09am -

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  • Balkh University launches new associate degree in Business Accounting

    Balkh University launches new associate degree in Business Accounting

    Balkh University in Afghanistan today unveiled the country’s first Associate Degree in Business Accounting – part of a program supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). USAIDThe post Balkh University launches n…
    - 4 days ago, 13 Feb 18, 2:26pm -
  • 3rd Afghanistan-Iran economic meeting to be held in March

    3rd Afghanistan-Iran economic meeting to be held in March

    The third economic meeting of Afghanistan and Iran’s Joint Economic Committee is going to be held in March 2018 in Tehran. The two parties are expected to confer on opportunitiesThe post 3rd Afghanistan-Iran economic meeting to be held in March ap…
    - 5 days ago, 12 Feb 18, 9:06pm -
  • First group of Afghan female coders develop game to combat opium

    First group of Afghan female coders develop game to combat opium

    Afghanistan’s first group of female coders have developed a game called Fight Against Opium in an effort to raise awareness about the dangers of opium. The game is based onThe post First group of Afghan female coders develop game to combat opium a…
    - 5 days ago, 12 Feb 18, 7:55pm -
  • Trump releases $4 trillion budget plan

    Trump releases $4 trillion budget plan

    President Donald Trump released his $4 trillion-plus budget plan today, which includes his long-awaited infrastructure project and seeks funding for a border wall, opioid treatment, and veterans’ health. The WhiteThe post Trump releases $4 trillio…
    - 5 days ago, 12 Feb 18, 5:59pm -
  • Afghan Research & Evaluation Unit ranked 5th in Central Asia, 26th globally

    Afghan Research & Evaluation Unit ranked 5th in Central Asia, 26th globally

    The Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU) has maintained its position as the top think-tank in Afghanistan and risen to 5th place in a list ranking 65 think-tanks across CentralThe post Afghan Research & Evaluation Unit ranked 5th in Centr…
    - 5 days ago, 12 Feb 18, 4:26pm -
  • Exhibition for Afghan women products kicks off in Kabul

    Exhibition for Afghan women products kicks off in Kabul

    The Afghan Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AWCCI) with support from USAID-Promote has organized a two-day exhibition showcasing industrial goods produced by Afghan women. The event kicked off onThe post Exhibition for Afghan women products k…
    - 9 days ago, 8 Feb 18, 5:53pm -
  • India to invest over 1.7mn for development of cricket infrastructure in Afghanistan

    India to invest over 1.7mn for development of cricket infrastructure in Afghanistan

    The Indian government has committed to supporting cricket in Afghanistan by investing USD 1.765mn for the development of cricket infrastructure in Balkh, Kandahar and Logar provinces of Afghanistan. A tri-lateralThe post India to invest over 1.7mn f…
    - 9 days ago, 8 Feb 18, 5:40pm -
  • Afghanistan, Indonesia to open air corridor

    Afghanistan, Indonesia to open air corridor

    The Afghan and Indonesian government are planning to open an air corridor between the two countries. Afghan Ministry of Commerce and Industries (MoCI) on Monday said Afghanistan and Indonesia haveThe post Afghanistan, Indonesia to open air corridor…
    - 9 days ago, 8 Feb 18, 5:29pm -
  • Afghan-German Cooperation holds training for 15 provincial mines inspectors

    Afghan-German Cooperation holds training for 15 provincial mines inspectors

    The Afghan-German Cooperation’s program held a three-week mining training for 15 Afghan mines inspectors from different provinces as part of their work on promoting good governance in the Afghan extractiveThe post Afghan-German Cooperation holds t…
    - 9 days ago, 8 Feb 18, 5:20pm -
  • Private sector discusses reform strategies for Afghan mining sector

    Private sector discusses reform strategies for Afghan mining sector

    USAID on Wednesday hosted the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP) and more than 80 private sector business leaders at the U.S. Embassy to discuss reform strategies and business openingsThe post Private sector discusses reform strategies for Afgha…
    - 10 days ago, 7 Feb 18, 2:55pm -

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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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