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Taliban rebels shoot dead four in Badakhshan

AT News KABUL: Local officials claim that Taliban fighters have shot dead four civilians in Badakhshan province, the northeastern remote area that borders Pakistani tribal regions from where Taliban militants can enter the once relatively peaceful province. The incident took place late Sunday in Do Aab village of thee Arghanjkhwah …

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Schools, universities won’t reopen

AT News KABUL: The Afghan educational authorities said that there was no plan to reopen the educational centers amid high threats of the covid-19 pandemic in the country. Following optimistic hope over the reopening of schools and universities after easing of lockdowns in some of the big cities, spokesman for …

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Afghanistan population estimated at almost 33m

AT News KABUL: The National Statics and Information Authority (NSIA) has estimated Afghanistan’s population to around 32.9 million people with men making 16.8 (51 percent) and female making 16.1 million (49 percent). The NSIA published the census of 1399 in Afghan calendar on Monday. The statics has showed that 23.4 …

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Traders protest Spin Boldak blockade

AT News KABUL: Dozens of Afghan traders have staged a protest over what they say is blockage of Spin-Boldak, a transit gate between Kabul and Islamabad against Afghanistan’s exportation. Rahmuddin Haji Agha, head of the Afghan traders board said that the protest has been continuing since the last two days. According …

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