Unity govt best option, Kubis tells UNSC
WASHINGTON: The current impasse over results from presidential elections has deepened the political crisis in Afghanistan, taking a heavy political, security and economic toll, a UN diplomat told.... READ MORE
Candidates inform of important advancement
KABUL: With election deadlock still persisting, both presidential candidates informed of important advancement in negotiations over formation of ‘national unity government. Ashraf Ghani and Abd.... READ MORE
Kabul rally blasts Pak rocket attacks
KABUL: A number of Kabul residents during a rally the other day slammed cross-Durand Line attacks by Pakistan and asked Islamabad to halt these attacks as soon as possible. Pakistan has shelled m.... READ MORE
Baghlan blast leaves 8 people dead
PUL-I-KHUMRI: Around eight people including children were killed and 13 others injured following an explosion in northern Baghlan province, said official on Friday. "The incident took place in Ba.... READ MORE
30 militants including Pakistanis killed in Paktika airstrik
SHARAN: At least 30 militants including Pakistanis have been killed in an airstrike in southeastern Paktika province, said official on Friday. Spokesman for Afghan National Army (ANA) Commando Un.... READ MORE
Wardak bus collision kills 17
MAIDAN WARDAK: At least 17 people were killed and 35 wounded in a bus collision in eastern Wardak province, officials said on Friday. “A bus with 46 passengers heading to Kabul from Ghazni pro.... READ MORE
Statistics speak volumes about change in Afghanistan
Though, population of Afghanistan is expanding rapidly but the country is still far from urbanization because over 70 percent people are associated directly or indirectly with agriculture sector..... READ MORE
Afghans in search of modern health facilities
The prolonged miseries of Afghans yet to be addressed by the government as hundreds of patients due to lack of quality health facilities in hospitals go beyond frontiers for treatment despite hea.... READ MORE
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Seminar launched to improve sk
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Turkmenistan bracing for 2017
ASHGABAT: Turkmenistan is gearing up well to host Asian indoor and mar Read More...
Asian Olympics: Afghans off to
KABUL: The Afghanistan-A cricket team on Tuesday left for South Korea Read More...
Andy Moles Takes Over As Afgha
The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) have moved swiftly to install Andy Read More...
The Women of Afghanistan Sing
In Afghanistan, there is little effort to combat derogatory and belitt Read More...
Actor and director Richard Att
Oscar-winning British film director Richard Attenborough has died at t 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...
Democracy: Headways, barriers in last decade
KABUL: After the collapse of the Taliban regime, Afghanistan embraced new system—democracy. Afghan people stepped toward democracy to enjoy its fruit, but barriers marred progress of the newborn democratic system as many public expectations have not bee....
Illiteracy rate in Afghanistan stands at 64pc
KABUL: Literacy Department of the Ministry of Education (MoE) says around five million Afghans have been educated through literacy courses and programs over the past 12 years, but seven million people still are illiterate.......
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...