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Sport keeps people away from narcotics

AT News Reports KABUL: Doctors say that sport is a good way to prevent the youth from drug addiction. Afghan youthare interested in sports andschedule it in their daily plans. “I am FoziaWardak. Sport is health, it prevent illnesses. The athletes become confident to themselves and their health condition improves. …

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“Women rights irreversible”

AT News Report KABUL: Addressing a gathering of women on Sunday in Kabul, the Chief Executive of the National Unity Government Abdullah Abdullah said Afghanistan’s progress, particularly in the area of women rights, is irreversible. “Peace is the priority, but honorable and dignified peace. Peace will have a realistic chance …

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Three arrested on drug charges in Nangarhar

AT News Report KABUL: Three people were arrested on Sunday in connection to drug smuggling, and they were caught red-handed by the police with over 28kg drugs in different operations in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said. In a statement, Nangarhar Press Office said the Counter Narcotics Police (CNP) succeeded to …

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25 militants killed in fresh crackdowns

AT News Report KABUL: At least 25 militants have been killed and five others received injures in multiple extensive military crackdowns conducted by the Afghan security forces across the country within past 24 hours, security official said Sunday. Ministry of Defense in a statement said the Afghan National Army (ANA) …

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Gunmen killed a journalist in Khost

AT News Report KABUL: Soltan Mahmood Khairkhwah, local report of the state-run RTA was shot by two armed men riding a motorcycle on Friday in Khost province, provincial officials said.Khairkhwah was shot to his head and died at the hospital. “Khairkhwah was targeted Friday morning when he was leaving his …

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Azerbaijan business ties help Afghan economy: MoCI

AT News Reports KABUL: The Ministry of Commerce and Industries (MoCI) says that contracts were signed between Afghanistan and Azerbaijan with the presence of President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani during his trips to this country can vastly help the economy of Afghanistan. It said that commercial relations with Baku would help …

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Govt. bans private medical varsities

AT News Report KABUL: The government has banned a number of private universities where medical sciences are taught, ministry of higher education said Saturday. The ministry banned six of the universities from holding entrance exams, while another 20 ones were forbidden of enrolling students. “The decision was made in a …

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Daudzai in Tehran to discuss peace process

AT News Report KABUL: Umer Daudzai, head of the High Peace Council’s secretariat, flew Saturday to Tehran to talk to the Islamic Republic of Iran’s officials about the ongoing peace process in Afghanistan and ask them for assistance, the council said, adding that Kabul needs to talk to Iranian authorities …

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