Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Monday, May 27th, 2019

Is Equality Attainable?

May 27,2019 | Editorials

Human beings, living in today’s world of ours, seem to be losing contentment and satisfaction. There are many incidents taking place in different parts of world ...Read more

Ethnocentrism Played Destructive Role in Afghanistan

May 26,2019 | Editorials

Ethnocentrism, racial discrimination, and lack of religious tolerance have led to insurmountable challenges in Afghanistan. A large number of individuals are discriminated ...Read more

Lack of Political Consensus Hampers Peace and Prosperity

May 25,2019 | Editorials

Since a series of talks, held between the US and Taliban representatives, did not mitigate insurgency, Afghans appear to hold out not much hope about a positive ...Read more

National »

Pakistan, Afghanistan to Hold High-Level Security Talks Next Week

Pakistan, Afghanistan to Hold High-Level Security Talks Next Week

May 27,2019 | National

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan and Afghanistan are set to hold high-level security talks in Islamabad next week.
Pakistan and Afghanistan have not held ...Read More

Parliament Deadlock Shows No Sign of Breaking

Parliament  Deadlock Shows No  Sign of Breaking

May 27,2019 | National

KABUL - The tensions over the election of the speaker of the Lower House of Parliament continued on Saturday with no breakthrough.
Tensions erupted after MPs divided ...Read More

UN Says Afghan Captives Held by Taliban Subjected to Abuse

UN Says Afghan Captives Held  by Taliban Subjected to Abuse

May 27,2019 | National

KABUL - Afghan captives held by the Taliban have been subjected to abuse, ill-treatment and actions that may amount to torture, the U.N. said Sunday — a statement that comes ...Read More

Govt, UNESCO Criticized for ‘Inattention’ to Minaret of Jam

Govt, UNESCO Criticized for ‘Inattention’ to Minaret of Jam

May 27,2019 | National

KABUL - A special meeting attended by officials from Ministry of Information and Culture and representatives of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural ...Read More

Govt Servants Seek Transport Charges for Thursdays

Govt Servants Seek Transport Charges for Thursdays

May 27,2019 | National

KABUL - A number of government employees complain about non-payment of transport fare on Thursday, which has been declared as a working day...Read More

Afghanistan to Face England in World Cup Warm-up Match

Afghanistan to Face England  in World Cup Warm-up Match

May 27,2019 | National

KABUL - Afghanistan National Cricket Team will face England in an ODI warm-up match today ahead of the 2019 World Cup.
The match will kick off at 2pm Kabul time...Read More

UN Urges Warring Parties to Do More to Protect Civilians

UN Urges Warring  Parties to Do More to  Protect Civilians

May 26,2019 | National

KABUL - The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) remains concerned about the continuing heavy toll on civilians from the conflict taking place during the holy ...Read More

International »

China-U.S. Ties Still Have Great Potential to Grow: Chinese Diplomat

China-U.S. Ties Still Have Great Potential to Grow: Chinese Diplomat

May 27,2019 | International

CHICAGO - There is still great potential and opportunity for China-U.S. relations to continue to grow, a Chinese diplomat said here Saturday...Read More

Lithuania Presidential Hopefuls: Tone Down Russia Rhetoric

Lithuania Presidential Hopefuls: Tone Down Russia Rhetoric

May 27,2019 | International

VILNIUS, Lithuania – Lithuanians are choosing a new president in a runoff vote between two candidates who both say they want to maintain a strict tone toward neighboring ...Read More

Trump Arrives in Tokyo for State Visit, Golf and Sumo

Trump Arrives in Tokyo for State Visit, Golf and Sumo

May 26,2019 | International

TOKYO — President Donald Trump needled Japan over the U.S.-Japan trade imbalance as he kicked off a state visit to the country Saturday that’s been tailor-made to his ...Read More

The EUROASIA FORUM Discusses the Realization of Major Changes in The World Geopolitics

The EUROASIA FORUM Discusses the Realization of Major Changes in The World Geopolitics

May 26,2019 | International

ALMATY, Kazakhstan - The annual Eurasian Media Forum conference started on May 22, and was raped up on May 24, in Almaty Kazakhstan. The conference started the opening ...Read More

UK PM Theresa May Announces Resignation Amid Fury over Brexit Handling

UK PM Theresa May Announces Resignation  Amid Fury over Brexit Handling

May 25,2019 | International

LONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May announced Friday that she will resign -- ending her months-long struggle to keep her job despite seething anger from her own Conservative Party over her handling of Brexit...Read More

North Korea Says It Won’t Resume Talks Unless US Changes Position

North Korea Says It Won’t Resume Talks  Unless US Changes Position

May 25,2019 | International

PYONGYANG - North Korea on Friday said it will never resume nuclear talks with the U.S. unless the Trump administration modifies its position on unilateral demands ...Read More

Editorials »

Is Equality Attainable?

May 27,2019 | Editorials

Human beings, living in today’s world of ours, seem to be losing contentment and satisfaction. There are many incidents taking place in different parts of world ...Read More

Ethnocentrism Played Destructive Role in Afghanistan

May 26,2019 | Editorials

Ethnocentrism, racial discrimination, and lack of religious tolerance have led to insurmountable challenges in Afghanistan. A large number of individuals are discriminated ...Read More

Lack of Political Consensus Hampers Peace and Prosperity

May 25,2019 | Editorials

Since a series of talks, held between the US and Taliban representatives, did not mitigate insurgency, Afghans appear to hold out not much hope about a positive ...Read More

Afghan Political Parties: At the Crossroad of Going Forward or Backward

May 23,2019 | Editorials

According to the article 61 of the Afghan Constitution, President Ghani’s mandate ends on May 22. However, it has been scheduled to September 28 according ...Read More

Corruption As the Main Barrier to Peace in Afghanistan

May 22,2019 | Editorials

According to the new report released by UNAMA, though Afghanistan has taken specific reform initiatives in the Justice sector and policy making, corruption has been ...Read More

What if Law Protectors Turn to Law Violators?

May 21,2019 | Editorials

Afghan men and women flocked to ballot boxes to celebrate democracy through casting their votes so as to send their representatives to parliament, which is called ...Read More

Afghans Have Gloomy Outlook on Peace Talks

May 20,2019 | Editorials

Afghanistan’s peace process has been highly rocky. Although Trump administration has put all its weight behind the negotiation, optimism for its fruition is decreasing ...Read More

Article/opinion »

Violence against Women Looms Large in Pakistan

Violence against Women Looms Large in Pakistan

May 27,2019 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Gender discrimination and violence against women continue unabated in Pakistan. Women are harassed widely and fall victim to “honor killings” and men’s carnal ...Read More

The Return of Takfiri Terrorist Group is Serious Threat to Afghanistan

The Return of Takfiri Terrorist Group is  Serious Threat to Afghanistan

May 26,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari | opinion

Unhappily, the news of appearing Takfiri terrorist group, especial IS-K branch on the northern frontiers of the country by Alexander Bortinkov, head of the Federal Security ...Read More

The Myth of Climate Wars?

The Myth of Climate Wars?

May 26,2019 | Alaa Murabit and Luca Bücken | opinion

In the years leading up to Syria’s civil war, the country endured three consecutive record-breaking droughts. By forcing internal displacement, the droughts arguably ...Read More

The Consequences of Persistent War on Lives of Women and Children in Afghanistan

The Consequences of Persistent War on Lives of  Women and Children in Afghanistan

May 25,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari | opinion

After many years of insecurity and economic instability combined with rise of addition, Afghanistan is considered to be among the most dangerous geography for children and women!Read More

Will Young Voters’ Apathy Take Down Europe?

Will Young Voters’ Apathy Take Down Europe?

May 25,2019 | Dominique Moisi | opinion

The need for a strong, unified Europe has never been greater. But enthusiasm for the European project has rarely been so weak, at least among the young . . .Read More

Afghan parliament Brawls over Electing new Speaker

Afghan parliament Brawls over  Electing new Speaker

May 23,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari | opinion

Today the local media, especially the social media networks vastly posted photos and comments that showed hot news and scene of physical clashes in the newly inaugurated ...Read More

Looking Back at 100

Looking Back at 100

May 23,2019 | Richard N. Haass | opinion

This is my 100th column for Project Syndicate. It comes nearly 20 years after my first. As is the case with most milestones, it offers a good opportunity to take stock ...Read More