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No compromise on Afghan army yet again: Khalid

AT News KABUL: Acting Defense Minister Assadullah Khalid said that Afghanistan had lost its army once before but he would not allow the destruction of the Afghan National Army (ANA) and its institutions yet again. Assadullah Khalid made the remarks at a ceremony marking the National Army Day on Monday. …

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Ex-football official evades arrest

Afghan forces failed to arrest Keramuddin Karim, President of Afghanistan Football Federation, who accused of rape and other abuses on female players AT News KABUL: Local Officials in central Panjshir said that Police Special Forces failed to arrest former President of Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF), Keramuddin Karim, who was charged …

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Seven schools destroyed within 40-day

Attack on public infrastructures and educational centers are war crimes and an obvious violation of international laws: AIHRC AT News KABUL: The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) said that seven schools were damaged within the past 40 days in Afghanistan. Two of the schools in northern Takhar province, an …

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Central provinces feared to lose security

AT News KABUL: The central provinces mostly Hazara-dominated areas and once the most calm and safe provinces, are now feared to turn into insecure areas. Though the roads connecting central areas to Kabul were not safe in the past, but recently Taliban militants have tried to expand their influence inside …

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Taliban block third line of Kandahar-Uruzgan road

AT News KABUL: The Taliban have blocked the third road connecting Kandahar to the neighboring province of Uruzgan in the south, drivers and passengers say. The private transportation union said Sunday that Taliban warned them in a letter to avoid traveling along the Kandahar-Uruzgan road. Hajji Abdullah, a member of …

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Durand Line could not divide Pashtoons: Karzai

Pakistani troops accompanying former president Karzai in chopper unhappy with Pashtoon slogan AT News KABUL: Former President, Hamid Karzai says that Pashtoons living in two sides of the Durand Line would never split even as the situation terrifies them. In a Kabul meeting with Pashtoon writers and poets, Karzai said …

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NDS arrests Gen. Paikan after three year chasing

AT News KABUL: Former Commander of the Afghan National Civil Order Police, Gen. Zemarai Paikan was detained by the security forces on conviction of corruption. According to the ministry of interior, Gen Paikan, who was running away from the security forces for almost three years, was detained on Saturday night …

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