Iranian VP calls on Karzai
KABUL: Iran’s Vice President, Mohammad Shariatmadari, called on former Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Monday. Shariatmadari extended the best wishes of the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to.... READ MORE
Indian VP commends Karzai for peaceful power transition
KABUL: Indian Vice President, Muhammad Hamid Ansari, called on former President Hamid Karzai here on Monday. Ansari termed the peaceful transition of power a great event for Afghanistan and said,.... READ MORE
Prince Aga Khan hails Karzai for development
KABUL: Leader of the Ismailia Muslims, Prince Karim Aga Khan, praised the former President Hamid Karzai for his efforts in steering Afghanistan towards development. Prince Aga Khan called on Hami.... READ MORE
Taliban torture, murder Afghan-Australian citizen
KABUL: According to reports, the Taliban militants have executed an Afghan-Australian man during a trip to Afghanistan last week. The 56-year-old Sayid Habib Musawi was initially tortured and the.... READ MORE
7 killed, 13 injured in Kabul blast
KABUL: Security official in Kabul said at least seven people were killed and 13 others wounded following a suicide attack near the International Kabul Airport on Monday. A security official said .... READ MORE
8 rebels among 16 killed in Paktia
GARDEZ: Security officials in eastern Paktia province said Monday that at least eight people were killed after a group of rebels attacked government compound in Zurmat district of this province...... READ MORE
Ghani sworn in as president, Abdullah as CEO
KABUL: Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Monday took oath as the new president of Afghanistan while Abdullah Abdullah as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the country. The transfer of power marked first pe.... READ MORE
Women’s rights and the new govt
Giving women a prominent role in the new government should be there in the schemes of those sitting in the echelon of power. Empowering women is the key to economic, social and political developm.... READ MORE
Sports & Show Biz
Hindukush Eagles in Premier Le
KABUL: The Hindukush Eagles have edged past Maiwand Club in a hotly-co Read More...
Afghanistan beat South Wales b
KABUL: Currently visiting Australia as part of preparations for the Wo Read More...
Seminar launched to improve sk
KABUL: To improve taekwondo skills and to introduce updated techniques Read More...
Turkmenistan bracing for 2017
ASHGABAT: Turkmenistan is gearing up well to host Asian indoor and mar Read More...
Shah Rukh Khan gifts bike to A
WASHINGTON: For Najira, an Afghan American and her husband Jimmy Sunda 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...
Swedish Committee vows to continue supporting Afghanistan
KABUL: Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) vows to continue its humanitarian and development assistance for Afghanistan for more three decades to help the country’s more vulnerable people through its educational, health and livelihood projects....
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....
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...