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  • Kandahar parents encouraged to send children to school

    Kandahar parents encouraged to send children to school

    By Bashir Ahmad Naadim on 18 August 2017KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Activists drove in a convoy of vehicles through the streets of Kandahar City, the capital of southern Kandahar province, on Friday to encourage parents into sending their children to school…
    - 5 hours ago, 18 Aug 17, 6:11pm -
  • Putin greets Ghani on Independence Day

    Putin greets Ghani on Independence Day

    By on 18 August 2017KABUL (Pajhwok): Russian president Vladimir Putin has sent his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani greetings on the occasion of the... read more
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Aug 17, 5:36pm -
  • 2 Helmand women fall prey to domestic violence

    2 Helmand women fall prey to domestic violence

    By Zainullah Stanikzai on 18 August 2017LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Two women have been killed in separate incidents of domestic violence in southern Helmand province, officials said on... read more
    - 11 hours ago, 18 Aug 17, 12:12pm -
  • Local authorities asked to celebrate I-Day with zeal

    Local authorities asked to celebrate I-Day with zeal

    By Mohammad Halim Karimi on 18 August 2017KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) on Friday asked all local government departments to celebrate... read more
    - 12 hours ago, 18 Aug 17, 11:38am -
  • CEO-led delegation holds talks with Kazakh traders

    CEO-led delegation holds talks with Kazakh traders

    By عبدالجبار اندړ on 18 August 2017KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah and his delegation on Friday held talks with Kazakhstan traders and... read more
    - 12 hours ago, 18 Aug 17, 11:24am -
  • Noor ordered sons, guards to beat me: Momand

    Noor ordered sons, guards to beat me: Momand

    By Khwaja Basir Fitri on 18 August 2017KABUL (Pajhwok): Public representative Mohammad Asif Momand has said he was beaten and maltreated by sons and guards of the governor... read more
    - 13 hours ago, 18 Aug 17, 10:46am -
  • Abdullah reaches Kazakh capital from Belarus

    Abdullah reaches Kazakh capital from Belarus

    By Mohammad Halim Karimi on 18 August 2017KABUL (Pajhwok): After spending two days in Belarus, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah has reached Astana, the capital... read more
    - 13 hours ago, 18 Aug 17, 10:07am -
  • Trump in Camp David to decide on Afghan war

    Trump in Camp David to decide on Afghan war

    By on 18 August 2017KABUL (Pajhwok): US President Donald Trump is again considering his options for the 16-year-old Afghan War on Friday with his Cabinet... read more
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Aug 17, 9:53am -
  • Afghanistan’s largest flag hoisted after repairs

    Afghanistan’s largest flag hoisted after repairs

    By Mohammad Halim Karimi on 18 August 2017KABUL (Pajhwok): The municipality on Friday hoisted the country’s largest national flag after repairing it on the eve of the 98th... read more
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Aug 17, 9:38am -
  • Taliban ‘severely defeated’ in Gomal district

    Taliban ‘severely defeated’ in Gomal district

    By Rahim Khan Khoshal on 18 August 2017SHARANA (Pajhwok): ‘Dozens’ of Taliban militants were killed and wounded after joint Afghan security forces entered the Gomal district center... read more
    - 15 hours ago, 18 Aug 17, 9:01am -

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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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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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  • Improving livelihoods for Afghan Women through agricultural credit

    Improving livelihoods for Afghan Women through agricultural credit

    USAID’s Regional Agricultural Development Program-North (RADP-N), in partnership with Agricultural Credit Enhancement Phase-II project (ACE-II), hosted the Women’s Agricultural Credit Shura in Mazar-e-Sharif on Wednesday to increase knowledge of…
    - 16 hours ago, 18 Aug 17, 7:33am -
  • Consultation held in Herat to discuss trade challenges & opportunities

    Consultation held in Herat to discuss trade challenges & opportunities

    Afghan industry leaders, small business owners and representatives from the public sector met in Herat on August 13 to explore trade-related provincial challenges and solutions that can feed into theThe post Consultation held in Herat to discuss tra…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Aug 17, 1:41pm -
  • Improved irrigation canal to benefit over 7,500 people in Taloqan

    Improved irrigation canal to benefit over 7,500 people in Taloqan

    Afghan authorities and the Afghan-German Cooperation signed a contract for the reparation and rehabilitation of the Gurg irrigation canal in Taloqan, Takhar’s provincial capital on Monday. The eight kilometres longThe post Improved irrigation cana…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Aug 17, 6:23am -
  • Afghan government to distribute 500 tons of saffron bulbs to farmers

    Afghan government to distribute 500 tons of saffron bulbs to farmers

    The Afghan Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock will distribute 500 tons of saffron bulbs one month ahead of the planting season to help farmers cultivate 3,000 acres of saffronThe post Afghan government to distribute 500 tons of saffro…
    - 4 days ago, 14 Aug 17, 12:50pm -
  • Kam Air to transport fresh fruit to India as per Ghani’s orders

    Kam Air to transport fresh fruit to India as per Ghani’s orders

    President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has stepped in to resolve the Afghan-India air cargo issues by ensuring that 120 tons of fresh fruit is transported to India every week. This comesThe post Kam Air to transport fresh fruit to India as per Ghani’s or…
    - 5 days ago, 13 Aug 17, 7:12pm -
  • Here’s the New Afghan Strategy Trump’s Been Waiting For

    Here’s the New Afghan Strategy Trump’s Been Waiting For

    The Introduction. President Trump is looking for better options before deciding policy on the war in Afghanistan. The latest headlines describe the problem but no one seems to have theThe post Here’s the New Afghan Strategy Trump’s Been Waiting…
    - 5 days ago, 13 Aug 17, 5:55pm -
  • Afghan models display ethnic costumes at fashion show in Kabul

    Afghan models display ethnic costumes at fashion show in Kabul

    Kabul hosted a catwalk ceremony on Thursday where more than two dozen models, including six girls, displayed the costumes worn by the various ethnic groups in Afghanistan. More than 200The post Afghan models display ethnic costumes at fashion show i…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Aug 17, 12:04am -
  • ACCI unhappy about separation of industry section

    ACCI unhappy about separation of industry section

    The Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) has voiced their concerns over the separation of the industry sector from the chamber. President Ashraf Ghani ordered a creation of aThe post ACCI unhappy about separation of industry section…
    - 8 days ago, 10 Aug 17, 4:48pm -
  • Samuel Tumiwa appointed as ADB’s Country Director for Afghanistan

    Samuel Tumiwa appointed as ADB’s Country Director for Afghanistan

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed Indonesia’s Samuel Tumiwa as new Country Director for Afghanistan. According to a statement from ADB, Tumiwa will lead ADB operations in Afghanistan and overseeThe post Samuel Tumiwa appointed as ADB…
    - 8 days ago, 10 Aug 17, 4:30pm -
  • Afghanistan Chamber of Industries and Mines established to strengthen mining sector

    Afghanistan Chamber of Industries and Mines established to strengthen mining sector

    The Afghanistan Chamber of Industries and Mines (ACIM) officially started functioning on Monday, four days after its inauguration by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani. Addressing the press conference, ACIM COO RahimullahThe post Afghanistan Chamber of…
    - 10 days ago, 9 Aug 17, 2:40am -

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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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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 …
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  • 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…
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  • 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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