Editor in Chief: Dr. Hussain Yasa Friday, May 27th, 2016

The Complication of Peace Process

The Complication of Peace Process

May 26, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia | Opinion

Ten people were reportedly killed in a suicide attack in Kabul on Wednesday. The suicide bomber struck a vehicle carrying court employees in the morning rush hour in western part...Read more

Community Development and Afghanistan

May 26, 2016 | Editorials

In recent years there has been a fresh concern with life at the community level. This concern has arisen as a result of expression of social forces in the lives of groups and people...Read more

Chabahar Agreement and Afghan-Indian Relations

May 25, 2016 | Editorials

President Ashraf Ghani, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed a three-way transit agreement on Iran’s southern port of...Read more

Crimes are the Product of Disorder in Society

May 24, 2016 | Editorials

Crime and delinquency are the forms of non-conformity of human behavior. Criminals are the product of society and are caused by the disorganization of the social structure...Read more

National »

Tehran, Kabul Stress Strengthening Anti-Terrorism Security Cooperation

Tehran, Kabul Stress Strengthening Anti-Terrorism Security Cooperation

May 26, 2016 | National

TEHRAN - Senior Iranian and Afghan officials in a meeting in Russia on Wednesday underlined the necessity for bolstering mutual security cooperation to fight against terrorism...Read More

Taliban’s Omari Offensive Has Failed: Gen. Shahim

Taliban’s Omari Offensive Has Failed: Gen. Shahim

May 26, 2016 | National

TIRINKOT - Chief of Army Staff Gen. Qadam Shah Shahim on Wednesday said the Taliban’s Omari offensive had failed and their leader was killed where he ascended to the group...Read More

11 District Chiefs Operate from Ghazni City

11 District Chiefs Operate from Ghazni City

May 26, 2016 | National

GHAZNI CITY - Administrative chiefs of 11 districts of southern Ghazni province perform their official works from the provincial capital due to security problems, a public...Read More

Taliban Attack on Judicial Authorities in Afghanistan Widely Condemned

Taliban Attack on Judicial Authorities in Afghanistan Widely Condemned

May 26, 2016 | National

KABUL - The Deadly Suicide Attack against a Bus of Judges outside Kabul City on Wednesday which left at least 10 persons dead, has been strongly condemned. United Nations Assistance...Read More

Pakistan Not Informed Ahead of Airstrike Against Mansour: US

Pakistan Not Informed Ahead of Airstrike Against Mansour: US

May 26, 2016 | National

WASHINGTON - In tacit acknowledgement of a trust deficit with Pakistan in the war on terrorism, the US on Tuesday said “operational security” prevented it...Read More

18 Bamyan Education Officials Jailed, Fined

18 Bamyan Education Officials Jailed, Fined

May 26, 2016 | National

BAMYAN CITY - The urban court of central Bamyan province on Wednesday sentenced 18 education officials from three to six years in jail and fined them over embezzling pensioners...Read More

No Specific Timeframe for the Conclusion of Peace Deal with HIA: ARG

No Specific Timeframe for the Conclusion of Peace Deal with HIA: ARG

May 25, 2016 | National

KABUL - The Presidential Palace announced Tuesday that there is no specific timeframe for the conclusion of peace deal with Hezb-e-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar...Read More

International »

U.N. Environment Talks Pressed on Gender-Sensitive Global Economic Plan

U.N. Environment Talks Pressed on Gender-Sensitive Global Economic Plan

May 26, 2016 | International

NAIROBI - Women participants at the ongoing U. N. Environment Assembly (UNEA) talks in Nairobi have called for fresh economic reforms on a global scale to give women access...Read More

Seven Dead, 500 Rescued in Shipwreck Near Libya: Italian Navy

Seven Dead, 500 Rescued in Shipwreck Near Libya: Italian Navy

May 26, 2016 | International

ROME - The Italian Navy on Wednesday saved around 500 migrants and recovered seven bodies off the Libyan coast, a statement from the navy said. The navy's Bettica ship during its...Read More

Erdogan Approves New Cabinet List Drafted By Upcoming PM

Erdogan Approves New Cabinet List Drafted By Upcoming PM

May 25, 2016 | International

ANKARA - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has approved a cabinet list to form the 65th government drafted by the upcoming Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Tuesday, two...Read More

Robust Measures Needed to Curb Air Pollution: UNEP

Robust Measures Needed to Curb Air Pollution: UNEP

May 25, 2016 | International

NAIROBI - The United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) has said there is need for governments to refashion policy and regulatory interventions aimed at reducing air pollution...Read More

World Humanitarian Summit Opens with Calls for Improving Response to Crisis

World Humanitarian Summit Opens with Calls for Improving Response to Crisis

May 24, 2016 | International

ISTANBUL - The first world humanitarian summit opened here Monday with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urging governments, aid groups, the private sector and other...Read More

Global Health Development Entering New Era: WHO

Global Health Development Entering New Era: WHO

May 24, 2016 | International

GENEVA - World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Margaret Chan outlined Monday the challenges faced by the global community in light of current health issues while stressing...Read More

Editorials »

Community Development and Afghanistan

May 26, 2016 | Editorials

In recent years there has been a fresh concern with life at the community level. This concern has arisen as a result of expression of social forces in the lives of groups and people...Read More

Chabahar Agreement and Afghan-Indian Relations

May 25, 2016 | Editorials

President Ashraf Ghani, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed a three-way transit agreement on Iran’s southern port of...Read More

Crimes are the Product of Disorder in Society

May 24, 2016 | Editorials

Crime and delinquency are the forms of non-conformity of human behavior. Criminals are the product of society and are caused by the disorganization of the social structure...Read More

Death of Mullah Akhtar Mansoor

May 23, 2016 | Editorials

Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansoor is believed to be dead. Afghanistan’s intelligence agency, National Directorate of Security (NDS) confirmed on Sunday, May 22, that he...Read More

Planning a Family

May 22, 2016 | Editorials

There is no short cut to or any spontaneous method to decrease the number of people in a particular community and adjust them with the available sources and resources of the country...Read More

The Role of Educational Institutions

May 21, 2016 | Editorials

The role of educational institutions within a society is immense, especially in a society that has a serious consideration about knowledge and learning. Educational institutions...Read More

Controlling the Deviant Behavior

May 19, 2016 | Editorials

The people living in a society do not necessarily accept all the norms and values of the society. There are certain individuals who think otherwise and may even go against the established...Read More

Article/opinion »

The Complication of Peace Process

The Complication of Peace Process

May 26, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Ten people were reportedly killed in a suicide attack in Kabul on Wednesday. The suicide bomber struck a vehicle carrying court employees in the morning rush hour in western part...Read More

Can Burning Elephant Tusks Help In Protecting African and Asiatic Elephants?

Can Burning Elephant Tusks Help In Protecting African and Asiatic Elephants?

May 26, 2016 | Saikat Kumar Basu | opinion

Recently the Kenyan government has decided to burn huge quantities elephant tusks that they have confiscated over decades to send a strong message to the international ivory trade...Read More

“Promoting Visit” to Deepen Friendship Between China and Afghanistan

“Promoting Visit” to Deepen Friendship Between China and Afghanistan

May 25, 2016 | Yao Jing | opinion

At the invitation of Premier Li Keqiang of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Dr. Abdullah Abdullah...Read More

The Aftermaths of Mullah Mansoor’s Killing

The Aftermaths of Mullah Mansoor’s Killing

May 25, 2016 | Abdul Ahad Bahrami | opinion

Mullah Mansoor's death came as profoundly unexpected for all parties involved in the conflict in Afghanistan. The new Taliban leader was doing well in consolidating his power within...Read More

The Impact of Mansour’s Death on Peace Talks

The Impact of Mansour’s Death on Peace Talks

May 24, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

With the revelation of Mullah Omar’s death, a gap emerged between the Taliban’s splinter groups and appointment of Mullah Akhtar Mansour, on July 2015, as the...Read More

Afghan Peace Process After Mullah Mansoor!

Afghan Peace Process After Mullah Mansoor!

May 24, 2016 | Ahmad Shah Karimi | opinion

Mullah Mansoor was born in a small village in the Maiwand district of Kandahar, a southern province of Afghanistan that shares border with Pakistan’s south-western Baluchistan...Read More

Bringing the Caspian Tiger Back to Life

Bringing the Caspian Tiger Back to Life

May 23, 2016 | Saikat Kumar Basu and Peiman Zandi | opinion

The global tiger conservation efforts has recently received a big boost with significant rise in tiger populations in the Russian Far East (Amur subspecies), the Indian subcontinent...Read More