Half of Afghan children suffer malnutrition

Nearly 41% of Afghan children under the age of five years suffer from chronic form of malnutrition, said UNICEF on Monday. The government in collaboration with UNICEF and partners joined hundreds of millions of people today in celebrating the annual Global Handwashing Day, emphasizing the importance of handwashing with soap …

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Scores of terrorists killed in post-conflict Ghazni

KABUL: Afghanistan National Security and Defense Forces in cooperation with the NATO forces raided Taliban hideouts in southern Ghazni province, killing 31 militants on Sunday night. At least 31 Taliban fighters were killed in Andar district of Ghazni province, after afghan forces conducted clearance operations supported by Resolute Support ground …

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49 militants dead in raids

KABUL: At least 49militants were killed and12others wounded in multiple extensive military crackdowns within past 24 hours. In a press release issued here, Ministry of Defense, (MoD) said that Afghan National Army (ANA) in collaboration with Afghan National Police (ANP) and National Directorate of Security (NDS) personal has conducted joint …

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MMA champion survives brutal stabbing

KABUL: Afghan Mixed Martial Art (MMA) champion Ahmad Wali Hotak was severely injured after he was stabbed multiple times in his abdomen by unknown gunmen in Kabul Sunday night. Five men armed with firearms and knives attacked the free fighter champion Ahmad Wali Hotak last night in Bagrami area at …

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Youth hopefuls—a new hope

By Masomjan Masomy-The people of Afghanistan still hope for a bright future which is possible by implementation of Constitution, ensuring of equity, fighting corruption, illustrating of right of democracy and so on. This is somewhat which most of the Afghans are desperately looking for—for many years and to give reality …

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Election is principled in Islam; Taliban told

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The process of election is absolutely principled in Islamic teachings, the Independent Election Commission told the Taliban group after the extremists labeled the forthcoming election as western propaganda, threatening to sabotage the national process of voting. Earlier the Taliban group through a statement said they would do …

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Are parliamentary polls possible?

Amidst continuous, even alarming rate of violent and terror acts, Afghan government of Ashraf Ghani is firm on his decision of holding parliamentary elections on coming 20th of current October whatever might be the situation or its outcomes. No doubt to commend interests and involvement of Afghans in the election …

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National consensus key to restoring peace: Senate

AT-KABUL: Members of senate believe that efforts should be made for a national consensus besides the regional and international works for a sustainable peace in Afghanistan. The comments come after both Taliban and the US officials confirmed a meeting in the Persian Gulf state of Qatar on Friday. In their …

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