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24 Afghans killed in Iran traffic accident

AT News Report KABUL: Afghanistan Embassy in Tehran said at least 24 Afghan migrants have lost their lives in traffic accident took place in Sistan, the southeastern state of the Iran. The accident occurred around 2pm on Thursday in Khash Zahidan area of the state, where according officials over 28 …

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Editorial: Air pollution deadlier than war

Air quality levels have worsened in Afghanistan, creating public outcry with dire consequences for large swaths of society. The extreme air pollution episodes affect millions of people in Kabul; the authorities must take every available step to tackle air pollution in Kabul, the capital city, which may be even deadlier …

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Editorial: Seek solutions at once!

Against a backdrop of inordinate delays in the tallying process on the part of the Independent Election Commission (IEC), it has set back the announcement of presidential poll result for a second time. Citing candidate complaints and tensions, the electoral management body also stopped the audit and recount of votes …

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National treasures from Afghanistan debut in Hong Kong

“This exhibition offers a good opportunity for Hong Kong people to understand more about the Afghan culture.” HONG KONG: A batch of 231 pieces of “national treasures” from Afghanistan finally made it to China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region after a long voyage traveling 28 museums across the world, making …

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26,000 Afghans died in 2017 air pollution

AT News Report KABUL: Researchers in the Global Air, an international body working on air condition, call air pollution as the second killer after the long time war in Afghanistan. Some 26,000 people lost their lives due to air pollution diseases in 2017, according to the organization. Around six million …

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Kabul car bomb kills 12, including three children

By Farhad Naibkhel KABUL: At least 12 civilians, including three school children were killed and 20 others received injuries in Kabul on Wednesday, when a van packed with explosive targeted a vehicle belonging to a foreign security company, officials said.   A Townace car borne improvised explosive device hit a …

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Karzai meets Tajik president, discusses bilateral relations

AT News Report KABUL: Former President, Hamid Karzai met with Emomali Rahmon, President of Republic of Tajikistan during a visit to Dushanbe. The two sides discussed bilateral relations, peace process in Afghanistan, economic cooperation and regional and international issues. Karzai and Rahmon emphasized on struggle against terrorism, drug trade and …

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Beijing talks to be held within few days

AT News Report KABUL: The state ministry for peace says they have fully readiness for the intra-Afghan negotiations scheduled to be hosted by China, adding that the talks would be held in a few days. Salam Rahimi, state minister for peace, met Wednesday with the Chinese charge de affairs in …

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