Editorial: Turning challenges into opportunities
The electoral deadlock emerged in the first week of April has not only vitiated the national economy but also put the security situation at risk. The impasse has made achievements of the past dec.... READ MORE
Karzai optimistic over formation of national unity govt
KABUL: Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Saturday said the two presidential candidates have proceeded well in the talks to overcome the electoral deadlock and resolve all outstanding issues. The p.... READ MORE
Taliban executes students for spying
KABUL: Taliban insurgents executed two high school students, accusing them of spying for the government, said an official sources in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday. The source added that the exe.... READ MORE
Poll results to be announced Sunday: IEC
KABUL: The Independent Election Commission (IEC) said Sunday that would announce election results today (Sunday). "We are committed to reveal the final results today (Sunday)," said Noor Mohammad.... READ MORE
Taliban close roads to Ghazni districts
GHAZNI: According to reports from central Ghazni province, roads to a number districts of this province including Jaghori, Malistan, Nahur, Qara Bagh and Jaghato have been closed by the Taliban m.... READ MORE
Unity govt best option, Kubis tells UNSC
WASHINGTON: The current impasse over results from presidential elections has deepened the political crisis in Afghanistan, taking a heavy political, security and economic toll, a UN diplomat told.... READ MORE
Candidates inform of important advancement
KABUL: With election deadlock still persisting, both presidential candidates informed of important advancement in negotiations over formation of ‘national unity government. Ashraf Ghani and Abd.... READ MORE
Kabul rally blasts Pak rocket attacks
KABUL: A number of Kabul residents during a rally the other day slammed cross-Durand Line attacks by Pakistan and asked Islamabad to halt these attacks as soon as possible. Pakistan has shelled m.... READ MORE
Sports & Show Biz
Seminar launched to improve sk
KABUL: To improve taekwondo skills and to introduce updated techniques Read More...
Turkmenistan bracing for 2017
ASHGABAT: Turkmenistan is gearing up well to host Asian indoor and mar Read More...
Asian Olympics: Afghans off to
KABUL: The Afghanistan-A cricket team on Tuesday left for South Korea Read More...
Andy Moles Takes Over As Afgha
The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) have moved swiftly to install Andy Read More...
The Women of Afghanistan Sing
In Afghanistan, there is little effort to combat derogatory and belitt Read More...
Actor and director Richard Att
Oscar-winning British film director Richard Attenborough has died at t Read More...
Indira Gandhi assassination: C
India has blocked the release of a film on the assassination of former Read More...
Ranbir Kapoor’s Barfi! to re
The film has released in six Japanese cities. After garnering apprecia Read More...
Democracy: Headways, barriers in last decade
KABUL: After the collapse of the Taliban regime, Afghanistan embraced new system—democracy. Afghan people stepped toward democracy to enjoy its fruit, but barriers marred progress of the newborn democratic system as many public expectations have not bee....
Illiteracy rate in Afghanistan stands at 64pc
KABUL: Literacy Department of the Ministry of Education (MoE) says around five million Afghans have been educated through literacy courses and programs over the past 12 years, but seven million people still are illiterate.......
Iran and blame the victim game
Tehran is continuously interfering in Afghanistan and pressurizing Kabul under one pretext or the other. Iran’s meddling into our internal affairs while giving it name of concern as Tehran did it recently when its ambassa...