UN condemns Kabul bombing that killed over 50

AT-KABUL: Tadamichi Yamamoto, the Secretary-Gerneral’s Special Representative for Afghanistan and UNAMA chief, has strongly condemned Tuesday night’s attack on a religious gathering, in which over 50 people have been killed and over 90 wounded, and said it “was nothing short of an atrocity”. In a statement from UNAMA Yamamoto said, “On …

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From Maseed to Dawar deaths; the Pashtuns cohesion

By Masomjan Masomy-The killing of Pashtun and Baloch masses, is not the first attempt nor the last one by Pakistan establishment alongside the history, and this is a regular action on which is resulted in by assassinating, torturing and missing of Pashtuns and Balochs. This brutal action of genocide takes …

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Editorial: Worst terror act

Like of past, once again the sacred religious ceremony arranged in connection with Millad-ul-Nabi was targeted by enemies of Islam and Afghans. The suicide attack, targeting almost religious scholars, Ulema and innocent Muslims, causes lives and injuries to scores of people. In fact, such type of violent and terror acts …

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Karzai backs ‘any move’ leading to peace

KABUL: The former president, Hamid Karzai in a meeting with the US special envoy for the reconciliation of Afghanistan promised to support any move leading towards the peace and strength of the national sovereignty in Afghanistan, his office said Tuesday.  Zalmay Khalilzad informed Karzai of the fresh development regarding the …

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Five ministers impeached for corruption

KABUL: The cases of five ministers sent to the attorney general office are under prosecution, said the anti-corruption special secretariat, without identifying them or providing details if they were members of the current cabinet. It also refused to disclose the crimes of these ministers. Meanwhile, sources in the government have …

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More than 50 killed by suicide bomber in Kabul

KABUL: A suicide bomber blew himself up Tuesday evening inside a wedding hall in Kabul, where religious scholars had gathered to commemorate the birthday of Prophet Muhammad, killing more than 50 people and injuring 83, government officials said. Basir Mujahid, a spokesman for the Kabul Police said a suicide bomber …

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51 IS-K terrorists killed in Nangarhar offensive

KABUL: Several notorious commanders of the Islamic State-Khurasan were among 50 Daesh terrorists killed in an offensive in eastern Nangarhar province in which security forces decimated a handful of hideouts over past week, officials said Tuesday. Governor Spokesman Attaullah Khogyani confirmed that Daesh commanders were among the terrorists killed in …

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