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  • newNo need to be pessimistic, Ghani tells Afghans

    No need to be pessimistic, Ghani tells Afghans

    By on 26 June 2017KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani, praising the performance of the Afghan security forces, has urged the Afghans not to be... read more
    - 23 mins ago, 26 Jun 17, 2:59pm -
  • new3 die, 13 injured in Parwan road pileup

    3 die, 13 injured in Parwan road pileup

    By Farid Tanha on 26 June 2017CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A woman was among three persons died after a government pick up vehicle crashed into other cars near the... read more
    - 1 hour ago, 26 Jun 17, 2:02pm -
  • new3 Faryab brothers killed in Taliban ambush

    3 Faryab brothers killed in Taliban ambush

    By Qutbuddin Kohi on 26 June 2017KABUL (Pajhwok): Taliban... read more
    - 2 hours ago, 26 Jun 17, 1:02pm -
  • newFaryab police recover 3 dead bodies of rebels

    Faryab police recover 3 dead bodies of rebels

    By Qutbuddin Kohi on 26 June 2017MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Local police have arrested three persons for carrying away three dead bodies of insurgents in Pashtunkot district of northern Faryab province on Monday.Faryab police spokesman Abdul Karim Yurash t…
    - 2 hours ago, 26 Jun 17, 12:54pm -
  • newKhost tribal elder gunned down in mosque

    Khost tribal elder gunned down in mosque

    By Mohammad Haroon on 26 June 2017KHOST (Pajhwok): A tribal elder was gunned down on Monday morning by unknown gunmen inside a mosque in the Alisher Tirazai district of... read more
    - 3 hours ago, 26 Jun 17, 12:41pm -
  • new2 officers killed in Nimroz roadside bombing

    2 officers killed in Nimroz roadside bombing

    By Ahmed Shah Sabir on 26 June 2017ZARANJ (Pajhwok): A roadside bombing killed a highway group commander and a military officer in the Khashrud district of southwestern Nimroz province on Monday.The blast took place in Shashaba area at about 10am,…
    - 3 hours ago, 26 Jun 17, 12:29pm -
  • newChina brokers Afghan-Pak crisis management deal

    China brokers Afghan-Pak crisis management deal

    By on 26 June 2017KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan... read more
    - 3 hours ago, 26 Jun 17, 12:11pm -
  • newUS offers help to probe recent Kabul attacks: Envoy

    US offers help to probe recent Kabul attacks: Envoy

    By Pajhwok on 26 June 2017KABUL (Pajhwok): Congratulating the Afghans on celebrating religious festival Eidul Fitr, which marks the end of... read more
    - 4 hours ago, 26 Jun 17, 11:34am -
  • More than 50pc of Logar being controlled by Taliban

    More than 50pc of Logar being controlled by Taliban

    By Abdul Maqsod Azizi on 26 June 2017PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The Provincial Council (PC) members admit the Taliban control more than half of central Logar province and have... read more
    - 4 hours ago, 26 Jun 17, 11:18am -
  • Helmandis call for expansion of health facilities

    Helmandis call for expansion of health facilities

    By Zainullah Stanikzai on 26 June 2017LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Residents of southern Helmand province complain of inadequate health services, saying two patients have to share a single... read more
    - 4 hours ago, 26 Jun 17, 11:12am -

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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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  • Suicide bomber shot dead in Nangarhar province

    Suicide bomber shot dead in Nangarhar province

    A suicide bomber was shot dead by the security forces before he manage to carry out an attack on the provincial officials. According to the local security officials, the incident took place early on Sunday in Ghani Khel district of Nangarhar. The off…
    - 10 hours ago, 26 Jun 17, 5:14am -
  • Noor warns of crisis if reforms not implemented in security sector

    Noor warns of crisis if reforms not implemented in security sector

    The provincial governor of northern Balkh province and the chief executive of Jamiat Islami party has warned the country could be taken to a crisis if reforms are not implemented in the security sector. In a speech released on the occasion of Eid-ul-…
    - 1 day ago, 25 Jun 17, 6:57am -
  • Afghanistan declares Sunday first day of Eid-ul-Fitr

    Afghanistan declares Sunday first day of Eid-ul-Fitr

    The supreme court of Afghanistan confirmed Sunday, the 25th of June, as the first day of Eid-ul-Fitr in the country. The Saudi Arabia authorities earlier announced that Sunday will be the first day of Eid-ul-Fitr 1438. Apart from Saudi Arabia, Qatar,…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Jun 17, 5:46pm -
  • Afghanistan exports over 40 tons of fresh and dry fruits to India from Kandahar

    Afghanistan exports over 40 tons of fresh and dry fruits to India from Kandahar

    Over forty tons of fresh and fruits along with the medical herbs were exported to India from Kandahar province as part of the air corridor initiative launched between the two countries last week. The Embassy of India in Kabul said “Today air corrid…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Jun 17, 3:09pm -
  • Al-Qaeda member among 6 killed in Maidan Wardak airstrike

    Al-Qaeda member among 6 killed in Maidan Wardak airstrike

    At least six militants including a member of the Al-Qaeda terrorist network were killed in an airstrike in central Maidan Wardak province of Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said Saturday. According to a statement by MoD, the airstrike was…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Jun 17, 10:53am -
  • Pakistani army hints at Afghanistan as deadly explosions leaves scores dead

    Pakistani army hints at Afghanistan as deadly explosions leaves scores dead

    The Pakistani military hinted at Afghanistan after the deadly explosions on Friday, claiming that the attacks in Quetta city and Parachinar have links with the sanctuaries across the border. A spokesman for the Pakistani military, Gen. Asif Ghafoor,…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Jun 17, 10:06am -
  • Afghanistan fires senior PPF commanders over controversial video

    Afghanistan fires senior PPF commanders over controversial video

    The Afghan government has fired two senior commanders of the Public Protection Forces in the Ministry of Interior, the officials said Saturday. Najib Danish, a spokesman for the Ministry of Interior (MoI), said the Battalion commander of the of the P…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Jun 17, 8:33am -
  • Trump administration to close special envoy’s office for Afghanistan and Pakistan

    Trump administration to close special envoy’s office for Afghanistan and Pakistan

    The President Donald Trump administration will close the office of the US special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, it has been reported. According to the Wall Street Journal, quoting informed US sources, the office will be absorbed into the large…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Jun 17, 7:52am -
  • Over 50 Taliban and ISIS militants killed in North of Afghanistan: MoD

    Over 50 Taliban and ISIS militants killed in North of Afghanistan: MoD

    Over fifty insurgents belonging to the Taliban group and Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group’s offshoot in Afghanistan were killed during the operations in northern Jawzjan province, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said Friday. MoD…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Jun 17, 7:00am -
  • Suicide attack foiled on Mecca grand mosque

    Suicide attack foiled on Mecca grand mosque

    The Saudi Arabia security officials are saying that the security forces have foiled a plan by the militants to carry out a suicide attack on the grand mosque of Mecca. A statement by the Ministry of Interior of Saudi said a suicide bomber detonated h…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Jun 17, 5:55am -

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  • China reaffirms support for Afghanistan in enhancing regional economic integration

    China reaffirms support for Afghanistan in enhancing regional economic integration

    The Chinese government reaffirmed its commitment to support Afghanistan in its peace and reconciliation process and as well as economic reconstruction. Afghanistan President Mohammmad Ashraf Ghani and Chinese foreign MinisterThe post China reaffirms…
    - 1 day ago, 25 Jun 17, 5:12am -
  • Afghanistan’s second cargo flight to India takes off from Kandahar

    Afghanistan’s second cargo flight to India takes off from Kandahar

    Cargo plane filled with 40 tons of dried fruits and medical plants was sent from southern Kandahar province to India on Saturday. Addressing the inaugural ceremony, Kandahar Governor Zalmai WesaThe post Afghanistan’s second cargo flight to India t…
    - 1 day ago, 25 Jun 17, 4:52am -
  • Afghanistan is out of international banking gray list

    Afghanistan is out of international banking  gray list

    The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has finally removed Afghanistan from the international banking gray list after five years. Afghanistan’s central bank, Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB), has managed to fulfillThe post Afghanistan is out of internati…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Jun 17, 4:38am -
  • Pakistan turns to illegal trade routes to boost its declining trade

    Pakistan turns to illegal trade routes to boost its declining trade

    The Afghan Ministry of Commerce and Industries (MoCI) said on Wednesday that Pakistan has been trying to open illegal trade routes with Afghanistan in an attempt to retain trade volumeThe post Pakistan turns to illegal trade routes to boost its decl…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 8:07am -
  • Watermelon production up by 5% in Farah province

    Watermelon production up by 5% in Farah province

    Afghan Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) has reported that watermelon production has increased by 5% this year. According to the officials, watermelon crops could reach a total ofThe post Watermelon production up by 5% in Fara…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 7:59am -
  • Afghan ministries sign ‘Transparency’ agreement with COST

    Afghan ministries sign ‘Transparency’ agreement with COST

    The Construction Sector Transparency Initiative (CoST) of Afghanistan signed an agreement with the Ministries of Rural Rehabilitation and Development and Ministry of Public Works. The agreement requires that the ministriesThe post Afghan ministries…
    - 5 days ago, 21 Jun 17, 3:48pm -
  • Recommendations presented to President Ghani for development of Kabul city

    Recommendations presented to President Ghani for development of Kabul city

    President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani held a meeting in the presidential palace to discuss the plan for development of Kabul city. Head of the independent directorate of capital zone development, ElhamThe post Recommendations presented to President Ghani…
    - 6 days ago, 20 Jun 17, 8:50am -
  • 10 iconic Bollywood items auctioned at for exorbitant amounts of money

    10 iconic Bollywood items auctioned at for exorbitant amounts of money

    The post 10 iconic Bollywood items auctioned at for exorbitant amounts of money appeared first on Wadsam.
    - 6 days ago, 20 Jun 17, 8:26am -
  • First Afghan-India air corridor flight to operate over the next 2 days

    First Afghan-India air corridor flight to operate over the next 2 days

    India’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed that the first flight of the Afghanistan-India air corridor is likely to operate in the weekend or early next week. “The flight willThe post First Afghan-India air corridor flight to operate over…
    - 9 days ago, 17 Jun 17, 8:15am -
  • Kabul to have its first metro bus system

    Kabul to have its first metro bus system

    Kabul municipality unveiled the city’s first metro bus system– the first major urban public transportation scheme in the country– on Thursday. The first phase of the project, running from SaraiThe post Kabul to have its first metro bus system…
    - 11 days ago, 15 Jun 17, 3:51pm -

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  • newLiu Xiaobo: Freed Chinese intellectual spoke out for change

    Liu Xiaobo: Freed Chinese intellectual spoke out for change

    Liu Xiaobo, who won the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize from behind bars, was for decades a vocal champion of democracy and human rights until Chinese authorities locked him up for speaking out. To Beijing's fury, he was awarded the Nobel prize a year later…
    - 48 mins ago, 26 Jun 17, 2:34pm -
  • Hong Kong's youth press campaign despite China's rejection of full democracy

    Hong Kong's youth press campaign despite China's rejection of full democracy

    By James Pomfret and Benjamin Kang Lim HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - When the British handed over Hong Kong to China in 1997, Beijing promised to allow universal suffrage as an "ultimate aim", along with other freedoms, under a "one country, two sys…
    - 4 hours ago, 26 Jun 17, 11:03am -
  • Ford testing plug-in hybrid Escape

    Ford testing plug-in hybrid Escape

    The possibility of a plug-in hybrid version of the Ford Escape dates back as far as 2009 when Ford actually took a prototype to the Detroit Auto Show, and a small batch of them were handed over to a California utility to be tried out. It now seems a…
    - 6 hours ago, 26 Jun 17, 9:25am -
  • US Government Websites Hacked By ISIS Propaganda

    US Government Websites Hacked By ISIS Propaganda

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s website was hacked to broadcast pro-ISIS propaganda, displaying a message in Arabic message and playing a call to Islamic prayer.
    - 7 hours ago, 26 Jun 17, 8:36am -
  • New Zealand law student launches climate change court case

    New Zealand law student launches climate change court case

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand law student is taking the government to court in hopes of forcing it to set more ambitious climate change targets.
    - 8 hours ago, 26 Jun 17, 7:03am -
  • Fugitive lawyer says he's fled the US using fake passport

    Fugitive lawyer says he's fled the US using fake passport

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A fugitive Kentucky lawyer at the center of a nearly $600 million Social Security fraud case has fled the country using a fake passport and has gotten help from someone overseas with a job to help support himself.
    - 13 hours ago, 26 Jun 17, 2:05am -
  • NY town plagued by violence graduates high school seniors

    NY town plagued by violence graduates high school seniors

    BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — Approximately 1,200 high school students in Brentwood, Long Island graduated on Sunday capping a tumultuous year of gang violence that started with the killing of two fellow students.
    - 15 hours ago, 26 Jun 17, 12:00am -
  • Lawsuits: Officer used excessive force in several cases

    Lawsuits: Officer used excessive force in several cases

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Eight brutality lawsuits settled over the past 10 months paint a disturbing picture of a former Connecticut police officer accused of beating people while they were handcuffed and ordering his police dog to attack others who…
    - 16 hours ago, 25 Jun 17, 11:44pm -
  • Schumer: new Democratic 'agenda' will 'resonate with the middle class'

    Schumer: new Democratic 'agenda' will 'resonate with the middle class'

    Senator Chuck Schumer also talked about watching a New York Yankees baseball game alongside a man who wore pro-Trump clothing. Within a month, the Democratic party will present a “strong, bold, sharp-edged and common-sense economic agenda” to un…
    - 18 hours ago, 25 Jun 17, 9:44pm -
  • Europeans learn to live with _ and adapt to _ terror attacks

    Europeans learn to live with _ and adapt to _ terror attacks

    PARIS (AP) — The jihadis' targets in Europe are depressingly repetitive: the Brussels metro, the Champs-Elysees in Paris (twice), tourist-filled bridges in London (twice) and a U.K. rock concert. And that's just the past few months.
    - 18 hours ago, 25 Jun 17, 9:20pm -

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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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