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Afghan media and landing rights in Pakistan

With reference to the news story “Afghan Media Face Landing Rights Issues in Pakistan” published in Afghanistan Times on October 15, 2015. PEMRA has already granted landing rights permission to Afghanistan based satellite TV Channel “Afghan TV” which is being distributed by cable operators/ distribution network operators throughout Pakistan. There …

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Russia concerned over Daesh spread in Afghanistan

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Russia and Tajikistan is concerned over spread of Daesh or Islamic State terrorist group in Afghanistan. The growing presence of the multinational terrorist organization in Afghanistan is a terror threat to the region, said the Russian Defense Ministry. The Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on Wednesday said …

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Daesh threatens to kill journalists in Nangarhar

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Daesh (IS) has threatened to execute journalists in eastern Nangarhar province aimed to get more media coverage than the Taliban for its brutality as it did in Syria and Iraq. The group through their newly emerged FM Radio ‘Voice of Caliphate’ has threatened to kill journalists in …

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Azerbaijan enterprises to invest in Afghanistan

KABUL: Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev has stated that the National and private companies from Azerbaijan are ready to invest in different sectors in Afghanistan, because they following enterprises are counted as bridges for both Government in boosting economy. The following speech was made after Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has …

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10 militants killed in Sar-i-Pul

AT-KABUL: At least 10 insurgents killed and four others wounded in recent clashes between the security forces and the Taliban in northern Sari-i-Pul province, said local officials on Wednesday. The provincial governor Mohammad Zahir Wahdat confirmed the clashes and said that at least 10 insurgents were killed and four others …

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Wolesi Jirga rejects presidential decree on SERC’s recommendations

AT-KABUL: The Wolesi Jirga (Lower House of the parliament) on Monday rejected another presidential decree about recommendations of the Special Electoral Reforms Commission (SERC). President Ashraf Ghani through a decree approved seven of the 11 recommendations made by the SERC. The key recommendations approved by the president included establishment of …

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Special security unit for TAPI on cards: MoI

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Monday said that it was mulling to establish a special unit consisting of 7,000 policemen to ensure security of the vital Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline in the country. The deputy spokesman for the MoI, Najib Danish, told Azadi Radio that they …

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