Turkish ex-military chief Ilker Basbug freed from jail
A former Turkish army chief who was sentenced to life for his role in a plot to overthrow the government has been freed from prison in Istanbul. A local court ordered the release of Gen Ilker Bas.... READ MORE
Malaysia Airlines loses contact with plane flying to Beijing
The aircraft never made it to Chinese airspace as John Sudworth reports from Beijing International AirportMalaysia Airlines says it has lost contact with a plane travelling from Kuala Lumpur to B.... READ MORE
Free, fair polls my top priority: Karzai
KABUL: The Afghan president said that free and fair polls in Afghanistan was his top priority and would not let anyone to interfere in the upcoming presidential and provincial councils’ electio.... READ MORE
IEC warns officials against attending poll rallies
KABUL: Afghanistan’s top electoral body, the Independent Election Commission (IEC), said Friday it would probe into violations of the electoral law by government officials attending campaign ra.... READ MORE
80pc love marriages disastrous: WAD
KUNDOZ: Eighty percent of girls, who flee home in Kundoz province to tie knot with their beloved, regret their decision. Most of these emotional or immature girls fall in love with loafers and st.... READ MORE
Coordinated attacks foiled in Baghlan
KABUL: A number of coordinated terrorist attacks have been foiled by the National Directorate of Security (NDS) operatives in northern Baghlan province by seizing huge cache of explosives and wea.... READ MORE
5 civilians killed, 9 injured in Helmand blast
LASHKARGAH: As many as 14 Civilians have been killed or wounded following an explosion in southern Helmand province on Friday. The incident took place around 12:30 pm local time in a market place.... READ MORE
12 uplift projects completed in Herat
HERAT: Officials in western Herat province said the other day that at least 12 uplift projects have been completed in Pashtun Zarghun district of the province. The projects worth around Afs8 mill.... READ MORE
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80pc love marriages disastrous: WAD
KUNDOZ: Eighty percent of girls, who flee home in Kundoz province to tie knot with their beloved, regret their decision. Most of these emotional or immature girls fall in love with loafers and street roamers with a hope that their life would change but th....
Afghanistan $3 trillion minerals going nowhere without rails
Supervisor Atta Mohammad watches the cranes swivel and workers at the Naibabad freight terminal rush to unload wheat and construction material from Uzbekistan that’s just arrived on Afghanistan’s only railroad. The cargo has to be transferred to truck....
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...