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7 policemen killed in separate terror incidents

AT-KABUL: Four policemen were killed and four others wounded, when security forces clashed with militants in southern Uruzgan province. The incident took place the other night when police surrounded a number of militants in a house in Charchino district of the province, said an official source, adding that the surrounded …

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UK kicks off action plan for women, security

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The United Kingdom has kicked off implementation of a National Action Plan for women, peace and security in Afghanistan, the British embassy in Kabul said on Tuesday. The embassy said in a statement that Sir Richard Stagg, the UK ambassador to Afghanistan, hosted a reception at the …

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Poor public services, employment make teenage asylum seekers run out of road

KABUL: Inadequate livelihood opportunities, lack of professional and vocational trainings, unbearable poverty, exponentially growing insecurity and encouragement of families by human traffickers to send their children illegally to European countries have resulted into serious and diverse effects on asylum seeking teenagers. Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU) in its recent …

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Drive to shelter, facilitate beggars failed: MoLSA

AT-KABUL: Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Affairs (MoLSA) said that the drive to provide shelter, food and education to the beggars who really deserve to be supported has been failed due to lack of required budget. Mohammad Wasel Noor Mohmand said that the ministry need Afs51 million to implement …

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Bamiyan elders call on Karzai

AT-KABUL: Tribal elders from Bamiyan province called on ex-President Hamid Karzai here on Monday. The elders lauded Hamid Karzai’s leadership skills as well as his nation-building efforts. They said that the former Afghan president started from the scratch and steered Afghanistan towards development and prosperity. They urged Karzai to play …

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NDS recovers 4 antiques in Faryab

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Operatives of National Directorate of Security (NDS) recovered four antiques in northern Faryab province.  The NDS handed over the ancient artifacts to the provincial directorate of information and culture. Sayed Abdul Rashid, the provincial director of information and culture, said that operatives of the NDS confiscated four …

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