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Tamanna gives up presidential race, joins Ghani

AT News KABUL: Presidential candidate, Faramarz Tamanna stopped running for presidency, announcing support to President Ashraf Ghani who is also one of the nearly a dozen of hopefuls. In a joint statement with Ghani’s electoral team, Tamanna asked for the sooner announcement of preliminary results, saying that he was program-centered …

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Mortal shelling leaves four dead in Faryab

AT News KABUL: Officials in northern Faryab province said Saturday that at least four members of a family including women killed in a mortal firing in Balchiragh district of the province. Karim Yourush, provincial police spokesman said that the incident took place on Friday late evening, where five other civilians …

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Three civilians killed in Wardak drone attack

AT News KABUL: Officials and residents in Wardak province say that three civilians including a woman and a child were killed in an attack launched by drone. The incident took place late Friday in the Sayed Abad district, but did not elaborate who carried out the attack. Representatives from Wardak …

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How became so irrelevant

AT News KABUL: The Turkish Radio and Television (TRT) commented on President Ghani’s last week meeting with his American counterpart Donald Trump at a US air base in the Bagram district, saying the event meant flattery to Americans. Trump on his first visit to Afghanistan, met his country’s troops on …

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Delegation by AGO investigates Pedophile ring in Logar

AT News KABUL: After serious criticism by several human rights defender organizations, the Attorney General Office (AGO) said Saturday that its delegation led by one of its top officials has launched investigation over the alleged ring of pedophile in southeastern Logar province. “Efforts will be made to continue our probe …

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MoD confirms presence of TIP

AT News KABUL:  The ministry of defense has confirmed the presence of “Turkestan Islamic Party” (TIP) extremist group’s activation in some parts of the country. The video shows that the militants hanging around with military vehicles which belongs to the Afghan security forces. Several types of seized weapons, like M-16 …

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43 militants killed in fresh ops

AT News Report KABUL: At least 43 militants were killed and 10 others wounded in multiple extensive military crackdowns carried out by the Afghan security forces across the country in the past 24 hours, security officials said Saturday. Ministry of Defense in a statement said the Afghan National Army (ANA) …

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