Editorial: Election stalemate and our economic woes
Despite agreement between the two presidential candidates, vote audit still is going slow as deadline looms. IEC says the audit will be completed in 10 days. However, as the two presidential cand.... READ MORE
Sit-in against Logar officials enters 3rd week
KABUL: Asit-in against Logar governor and mayor entered third week, as tens of civil society activists accuse the two officials of involvement in corruption and embezzlement. The sit-in was lau.... READ MORE
New president’s inauguration date is not extendable, stres
KABUL: President Hamid Karzai on Saturday stressed that the new president’s inauguration date was not extendable. In a meeting with the UN Secretary General’s special representative for Afgha.... READ MORE
Heavy infiltration of Chechen, Panjabi militants in Batikot
KABUL: There has been infiltration of Panjabi and Chechen militants into Batikot district of eastern Nangarhar province to derail peace in the area, said a local official on Saturday. Scores of f.... READ MORE
Kabul demands explanation over release of Pakistani prisoner
KABUL: The Afghan government on Saturday sought an explanation from the United States after the release of Pakistani prisoners from the Bagram jail in Parwan province. Media reports on Friday sur.... READ MORE
Finland agrees to provide $3m for literacy program in Afghan
KABUL: Republic of Finland has agreed to support the UNESCO’s literacy program in Afghanistan while providing $3 million to the UN agency. According to a press release of the UN agency, an agre.... READ MORE
US’s Moody Air Force Base ready to train Afghan pilots
KABUL: The United States Air Force has selected Moody Air Force Base to train Afghan A-29 pilots and maintainers. The base located in Lowndes County and Lanier County, about nine miles northeast .... READ MORE
Kunduz public uprising leaves 25 Taliban dead
KUNDUZ: Roughly 25 Taliban militants have been killed in a public uprising in northern Kunduz province, said officials Saturday. "The anti-Taliban rebellion started in Khan Abad district, followi.... READ MORE
Sports & Show Biz
Afghanistan Coach Pleased With
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Afghans 129th in FIFA World Ra
KABUL: Afghanistan stand 19th in Asia and 129th in the globe in the FI Read More...
US PGA: Rory McIlroy battles b
World number one Rory McIlroy edged a gripping US PGA Championship in Read More...
Afghanistan gets stadium fundi
The Indian government has approved a grant of $US 1 million for the de Read More...
Indira Gandhi assassination: C
India has blocked the release of a film on the assassination of former Read More...
Ranbir Kapoor’s Barfi! to re
The film has released in six Japanese cities. After garnering apprecia Read More...
The Expendables 3 movie review
The film features Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger in the Read More...
US actress Lauren Bacall dies
US film and stage actress Lauren Bacall has died at the age of 89. Her Read More...
Coral and fish can 'smell' bad reefs
Baby corals and fish can smell the difference between good and bad reefs, according to a study based in Fiji. When offered a choice of two water samples in the lab, the animals turned away from the stench of seaweed that invades depleted reefs, but were d....
NSA and GCHQ agents 'leak Tor bugs', alleges developer
British and American intelligence agents attempting to hack the "dark web" are being deliberately undermined by colleagues, it has been alleged. Spies from both countries have been working on finding flaws in Tor, a popular way of anonymously accessing "h....
Iran and blame the victim game
Tehran is continuously interfering in Afghanistan and pressurizing Kabul under one pretext or the other. Iran’s meddling into our internal affairs while giving it name of concern as Tehran did it recently when its ambassa...