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Editorial: Killing kids for money

Couple of days back, currency trading at Sara-i-Shehzada Kabul came to halt when the money changers made protest against inhuman act of kidnapping and strangulating to death a young girl-daughter of a fellow trader. The six-year old Mahsa is not the first ever victim of such a violence but kidnapping …

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Railway new option for Afghan exports to China

AT News Report KABUL: The first train carrying Afghan goods would depart soon to China, officials in the northern Balkh province said, while Chinese goods came by the first train to Afghanistan in September 2016. Sher Ahmad Sepahizada, head of provincial chamber of commerce and industries said that the first …

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Government rejects report over soldiers’ captivity

AT News Report KABUL: Government officials rejected a report that dozens of soldiers were taken hostage by Taliban fighters in the northwestern province of Badghis. The New York Times wrote that at least 150 soldiers were captured by Taliban militants in the BalaMorghab district after they were deported from Turkmenistan …

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Children among six killed in Nangarhar operation

KABUL: At least three civilian and three Taliban fighters including an insurgent commander were killed in National Directorate Operatives’ raid in the Khogiani district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Monday. Local officials said that the operation was conducted by intelligence operatives known as 02 Unit on Sunday night …

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Daudzai terms regional role vital in peace process

AT News Report KABUL: UmerDaudzai, head of the High Peace Council’s secretariat, on his second day of visit to Tehran spoke at a roundtable held by the center for political and international studies of the Islamic Republic’s foreign ministry on Sunday, addressing the center about the recent developments and progresses …

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Afghanistan to sign six agreements with UAE

AT News Reports KABUL: The presidential palace says that six agreements would be signed with the United Arab Emirates duringPresident Mohammad Ashraf Ghani’s visit to the country. President Ghani flew Sunday to Abu Dhabi and is scheduled to talk to the United Arab Emirates’ leaders on different issues including the …

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