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  • newAs Afghan war grinds on, a marginalized young generation raises its voice

    As Afghan war grinds on, a marginalized young generation raises its voice

    By Pajhwok on 17 October 2017HERAT - It is “show time” on Asia Television in Western Afghanistan as talk show guest Somaia Ramish replies to a... read more
    - 3 hours ago, 17 Oct 17, 8:55am -
  • newTaliban overrun Farah’s Shibkoh district

    Taliban overrun Farah’s Shibkoh district

    By Benyamin Bariz on 17 October 2017FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Taliban insurgents captured Shibkoh district of western Farah province on Tuesday, residents said.Abdul Hakim a... read more
    - 30 mins ago, 17 Oct 17, 5:07am -
  • 10-member Daesh group reconciles in Nangarhar

    10-member Daesh group reconciles in Nangarhar

    By Yousuf Zarifi on 16 October 2017JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A 10-member Daesh group and their commander have joined the peace process in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Monday.The reconciled militants also turned in 10 weapons thanks to…
    - 13 hours ago, 16 Oct 17, 4:27pm -
  • Insurgents gun down tribal elder in Zabul

    Insurgents gun down tribal elder in Zabul

    By Pajhwok on 16 October 2017QALAT (Pajhwok): Insurgents gunned down a prominent tribal elder in Shajoy district of southern Zabul province on Monday, officials said.Zabul governor’s spokesman, Gul Islam Sayal, told Pajhwok Afghan News Taliban...…
    - 15 hours ago, 16 Oct 17, 3:02pm -
  • Daesh asked to accept Red Crescent Society’s impartiality

    Daesh asked to accept Red Crescent Society’s impartiality

    By Yousuf Zarifi on 16 October 2017JALALBAD (Pajhwok): The Red Crescent Society head for the eastern zone on Monday asked Daesh or so-called Islamic State group to recognize the... read more
    - 15 hours ago, 16 Oct 17, 2:48pm -
  • Taliban admit Russia’s support, claims British newspaper

    Taliban admit Russia’s support, claims British newspaper

    By Pajhwok on 16 October 2017KABUL (Pajhwok): British newspaper The Times has reported that the Taliban... read more
    - 15 hours ago, 16 Oct 17, 2:11pm -
  • Only reforms can salvage future elections: Rabbani

    Only reforms can salvage future elections: Rabbani

    By Gul Mohammad Tanha on 16 October 2017FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Jamiat-i-Islami Afghanistan... read more
    - 16 hours ago, 16 Oct 17, 1:58pm -
  • Casualties as Taliban, Daesh clash in Jawzjan

    Casualties as Taliban, Daesh clash in Jawzjan

    By Hamid Tamkin on 16 October 2017SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Six Taliban and five Daesh rebels have been killed and 15 others wounded during a series of clashes between the... read more
    - 16 hours ago, 16 Oct 17, 1:35pm -
  • NYPD team in Kabul to share expertise with Afghans

    NYPD team in Kabul to share expertise with Afghans

    By Javed Hamim Kakar on 16 October 2017KABUL (Pajhwok): A New York Police Department (NYPD) delegation has arrived in Kabul to share its expertise with... read more
    - 16 hours ago, 16 Oct 17, 1:27pm -
  • Marastial calls on KP governor Zafar Jhagra

    Marastial calls on KP governor Zafar Jhagra

    By Pajhwok Report on 16 October 2017KABUL (Pajhwok): Newly-appointed Afghan Consul General Muhammad Moeen Marastial on Monday called on Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal... read more
    - 17 hours ago, 16 Oct 17, 1:05pm -

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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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  • Afghanistan to sign transport agreement with Central Asian States

    Afghanistan to sign transport agreement with Central Asian States

    The Afghan Ministry of Transport announced Saturday that an agreement was under consideration with the Central Asian States to resolve transport related issues on regional level. Addressing a press conferenceThe post Afghanistan to sign transport ag…
    - 2 days ago, 15 Oct 17, 5:05am -
  • Afghanistan receives certificate of permanent membership to AIIB

    Afghanistan receives certificate of permanent membership to AIIB

    Afghanistan received the certificate of permanent membership to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), according to a statement from the Afghan Ministry of Finance. The membership will provide financial andThe post Afghanistan receives cer…
    - 2 days ago, 15 Oct 17, 3:57am -
  • Women in Civil Service: 40 Afghan women conclude internship program

    Women in Civil Service: 40 Afghan women conclude internship program

    Forty Afghan women finished a six-month internship program at 15 line departments in Taloqan, Takhar province. The program was aimed at preparing the participants for their professional career and increasingThe post Women in Civil Service: 40 Afghan…
    - 5 days ago, 12 Oct 17, 4:07pm -
  • Afghan economy could grow by 6.5% a year: World Bank

    Afghan economy could grow by 6.5% a year: World Bank

    According to World Bank’s recently released report, Afghanistan’s economy could grow by 6.5% a year between now and 2030, if the country properly uses its resources, mainly in mining andThe post Afghan economy could grow by 6.5% a year: World Ba…
    - 7 days ago, 10 Oct 17, 5:12pm -
  • USAID Empowers Young Female Medical Technicians

    USAID Empowers Young Female Medical Technicians

    Thirteen young women are among the first to graduate from USAID Promote: Women in the Economy’s (WIE) Forward Together Scholarship Doppler Ultrasound course. Held at the Ariana Hospital, the subsidizedThe post USAID Empowers Young Female Medical T…
    - 7 days ago, 10 Oct 17, 2:52am -
  • Afghan female entrepreneur hopes to promote domestic products

    Afghan female entrepreneur hopes to promote domestic products

    Female entrepreneur Kubra Dastagerzada started her food business four years ago with the hope to promote domestic products. She produces pickles and jams and sells them at local markets. DastagerzadaThe post Afghan female entrepreneur hopes to promo…
    - 7 days ago, 10 Oct 17, 2:38am -
  • Afghan medal winners of Turkmenistan games receive large sums of cash prizes from President Ghani

    Afghan medal winners of Turkmenistan games receive large sums of cash prizes from President Ghani

    The medal winners of the Turkmenistan games received large sums in cash prizes and appreciation letters from President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani. The Afghan team bagged six medals in total atThe post Afghan medal winners of Turkmenistan games receive la…
    - 14 days ago, 3 Oct 17, 4:08pm -
  • Afghan Women Chamber of Commerce & Industries officially launched

    Afghan Women Chamber of Commerce & Industries officially launched

    The Afghan Women Chamber of Commerce and Industries was officially launched on Sunday by First Lady Lola Ghani. The idea for establishment of a separate chamber of commerce for womenThe post Afghan Women Chamber of Commerce & Industries officially l…
    - 14 days ago, 3 Oct 17, 3:30pm -
  • Kam Air kicks off Delhi, Mazar direct flights

    Kam Air kicks off Delhi, Mazar direct flights

    Afghan private airline company, Kam Air, kicked off the first direct flight between Mazar-e-Sharif, capital of northern Balkh province, and New Delhi, capital city of India, on Monday. According toThe post Kam Air kicks off Delhi, Mazar direct fligh…
    - 14 days ago, 3 Oct 17, 2:06pm -
  • Young Afghan girl wins prize in international WFP Children’s Design Competition

    Young Afghan girl wins prize in international WFP Children’s Design Competition

    Artwork by Mariam Ahmadi has been named as one of the winners in the international WFP Children’s Design Competition for 2017, organized by the United Nations World Food Program. TheThe post Young Afghan girl wins prize in international WFP Childr…
    - 14 days ago, 3 Oct 17, 1:20pm -

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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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