Editorial: A dangerous truing point

Afghanistan is in its dangerous turning point. Any heart-wrenching incident can happen and unfortunately it’s happening right now as the flame of deadly war is yet to be extinguished as the proxy and destructive forces continue to kill the innocent Afghans and destroy the infrastructures. The increasingly brutal conflict across …

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Ghani, Dostum discuss security situation

AT News KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met on Saturday the former Vice President Marshal Abdul Rashid Dostum and discussed the worsening security situation in the country. Following escalation of conflict and violence in different parts of the country particularly in northern provinces recently, Marshal Abdul Rashid Dostum returned from …

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Karzai condemns Menapal’s assassination

AT News KABUL: Former President Hamid Karzai strongly condemned the assassination of Dawa Khan Menapal, head of the government media and information center. “I was sadly aware that head of the government media and Information center, Dawa Khan Menapal was martyred as a result of a terrorist attack- which has …

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About 36.6% of children are malnourished

AT News KABUL: Findings from the Ministry of Health show that about 36.6% of children in Afghanistan suffer from chronic malnutrition. The ministry says 5 percent of children are severely malnourished and calls the death toll from the problem worrying. Meska is the mother of a six-month-old child, and says …

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385 Taliban “terrorists” killed in crackdowns

AT News KABUL: At least 385 Taliban terrorists were killed and 210 others wounded during crackdowns carried out by the Afghan security forces in different provinces in the past 24 hours, officials said on Saturday. Afghan security forces succeeded to kill 385 Taliban militants during clashes and counters attacks in …

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Negative rhetoric affects Afghans’ moral?

Commentary In the wake of the U.S. led NATO mission withdrawal from Afghanistan- while dire clashes has gripped many parts of the country- the U.S. and British embassy’s statement of warning of imminent worsening security situations- does not only undermine the credibility of Afghanistan but also grows tensions among the …

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US envoy urges inclusive Afghan talks

AT News KABUL: The US envoy to the United Nations has emphasized that the only way forward to peace in Afghanistan was meaningful talks with the participation of women and acceptance of an inclusive and elected government based on human rights values. At a UN Security Council meeting in New …

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