Editor in Chief: Dr. Hussain Yasa Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

Unemployment: A Menace for the Society

February 09, 2016 | Editorials

It is widely accepted that unemployment is one of the most serious issues in a society. It, in itself is a grave problem, but at the same time gives rise to many other...Read more

Ways to Fight Boring Routine

February 08, 2016 | Editorials

Human beings for many centuries have strived for organized life and different systems in their societies and they have been able to have some gains in this regard as...Read more

Peace Plan: A Milestone in the Efforts

February 07, 2016 | Editorials

After weeks of diplomatic efforts, the so-called quadrilateral coordination group of the four-nation peace initiative has agreed on a roadmap for peace negotiations...Read more

National »

Riyadh Hosts Conference on Islam as Religion of Peace

Riyadh Hosts Conference on  Islam as Religion of Peace

February 09, 2016 | National

RIYADH - Saudi Arabi hosted a two-day international conference on Islam as a religion of peace and harmony in Riyadh. The Saudi foreign ministry said the conference...Read More

Campbell Backs Long-Term US Presence in Afghanistan

Campbell Backs Long-Term  US Presence in Afghanistan

February 09, 2016 | National

KABUL - Announcing a long-term commitment to Afghanistan will be a better option for the United States in the given circumstances, America's outgoing military says...Read More

Taliban Seek End to Operation before Power Pylon’s Repair

Taliban Seek End to  Operation before Power Pylon’s Repair

February 09, 2016 | National

PUL-I-KHUMRI - Taliban say the would allow repairs of a power transmission line if an ongoing operation in Dand-i-Ghori district is sopped, mediators said on Monday...Read More

Public Rep Exposes House where Stolen ANA Fuel Was Stored

Public Rep Exposes House where Stolen ANA Fuel Was Stored

February 09, 2016 | National

JALALABAD - A provincial council member disclosed on Monday exposed a house Jalalabad where the Afghan army's stolen fuel was stored, but military officials denied the...Read More

Bases in Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan Able to Respond to Negative Development in Afghanistan: Russia

Bases in Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan Able to Respond to Negative Development in Afghanistan: Russia

February 09, 2016 | National

BISHKEK - Minister of Russia Anatoly Antonov said that military bases in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan...Read More

Giro Healthcare Centre Remains Closed after 6 Years

Giro Healthcare  Centre Remains Closed after 6 Years

February 09, 2016 | National

GHAZNI CITY - Residents of Giro district in southern Ghazni province say the only healthcare centre in the town has been closed for the past six years, with patients...Read More

Afghanistan Hopes for Talks with Taliban this Month

Afghanistan Hopes for Talks with Taliban this Month

February 08, 2016 | National

KABUL - Afghanistan expects to hold direct talks with the Taliban by the end of this month, an official said Sunday.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmad Shakib...Read More

International »

Turkey, Germany Agree on Initiative to End Russia-Backed Attacks on Syria’s Aleppo

Turkey, Germany Agree on  Initiative to End Russia-Backed  Attacks on Syria’s Aleppo

February 09, 2016 | International

ANKARA - Turkey and Germany agreed to launch a diplomatic initiative for ending Russian backed military operations in Aleppo of Syria, the Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet...Read More

Syrian Gov’t Reaches Truce in Rebel-Held Town in Daraa Province

Syrian Gov’t Reaches Truce in  Rebel-Held Town in Daraa Province

February 09, 2016 | International

DAMASCUS - The Syrian government and rebels at the town of Ibta in the countryside of Syria's southern Daraa province have concluded a truce agreement, a monitor group...Read More

India to Host Global Maritime Summit on Peace, Cooperation in Navigation

India to Host Global Maritime Summit on Peace, Cooperation in Navigation

February 08, 2016 | International

NEW DELHI - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that India will host a Global Maritime Summit in April to discuss peace and cooperation of ocean...Read More

DPRK’s Satellite Estimated to Double Predecessor in Weight: S.Korea

DPRK’s Satellite Estimated to  Double Predecessor in Weight: S.Korea

February 08, 2016 | International

SEOUL - The weight of a newly launched satellite of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) was estimated to have doubled that of its predecessor...Read More

Turkey Must Cut Migrant Flows to Europe: Top EU Official

Turkey Must Cut Migrant Flows  to Europe: Top EU Official

February 07, 2016 | International

AMSTERDAM - Europe needs Turkey to dramatically cut the number of migrants reaching Greece within weeks or the pressure for more border closures and fences will grow...Read More

Syrian FM Warns Against Saudi Military Intervention

Syrian FM Warns Against  Saudi Military Intervention

February 07, 2016 | International

DAMASCUS - Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem warned Saudi Arabia against intervening in Syria militarily, saying those who will enter the Syrian ground without...Read More

Editorials »

Unemployment: A Menace for the Society

February 09, 2016 | Editorials

It is widely accepted that unemployment is one of the most serious issues in a society. It, in itself is a grave problem, but at the same time gives rise to many other...Read More

Ways to Fight Boring Routine

February 08, 2016 | Editorials

Human beings for many centuries have strived for organized life and different systems in their societies and they have been able to have some gains in this regard as...Read More

Peace Plan: A Milestone in the Efforts

February 07, 2016 | Editorials

After weeks of diplomatic efforts, the so-called quadrilateral coordination group of the four-nation peace initiative has agreed on a roadmap for peace negotiations...Read More

Women’s Rights

February 06, 2016 | Editorials

As the most of the International forces withdrawn from Afghanistan, there are signs that women’s rights in Afghanistan may start rolling back as violence...Read More

Concerns Regarding Parliamentary Elections

February 04, 2016 | Editorials

The ambiguities and concerns regarding Afghanistan’s parliamentary elections persist as the date for the elections has already been announced. It was a couple...Read More

Taliban Continue Aggression

February 03, 2016 | Editorials

Terror continues in Kabul and once again the doubts and ambiguities are rising regarding the peace and tranquility in the country. It is important to note that...Read More

CEO’s Visit to India

February 02, 2016 | Editorials

CEO Abdullah Abdullah is on a five-day visit in India to participate in a Counter-Terrorism Conference in Jaipur. The Conference is organized by India Foundation in...Read More

Article/opinion »

ISIL Poses Greater Challenge to the Public

ISIL Poses Greater  Challenge to the Public

February 09, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

The self-styled Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has created political turmoil across the country and threatens the life of the public. Insurgency was escalated...Read More

What’s Holding Back the World Economy?

What’s Holding Back the World Economy?

February 09, 2016 | Joseph E. Stiglitz and Hamid Rashid | opinion

Seven years after the global financial crisis erupted in 2008, the world economy continued to stumble in 2015. According to the United Nations’ report World Economic...Read More

Is Peace Possible with a More Powerful Taliban?

Is Peace Possible with a More Powerful Taliban?

February 08, 2016 | Abdul Ahad Bahrami | opinion

Since Taliban split after the announcement of death of Taliban founder Mullah Muhammad Omar last year, the main faction led by Mullah Mansoor has been struggling to boost...Read More

Political Turmoil Continues

Political Turmoil  Continues

February 08, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

At least 20 people were reportedly killed and 25 wounded in Tuesday’s suicide bombing outside a police station in Kabul, for which the Taliban claimed responsibility...Read More

Third QCG Meeting

Third QCG Meeting

February 07, 2016 | Dilawar Sherzai | opinion

More than a decade of war in Afghanistan against Taliban insurgents has now reached to the point where everybody seems to agree that peace can only be restored...Read More

US Long-Term Commitment to Afghanistan

US Long-Term Commitment to Afghanistan

February 07, 2016 | Abdul Ahad Bahrami | opinion

With a fresh resurgence of the Taliban and the emergence of the Islamic State group in Afghanistan, the US is being encouraged to backtrack a previous plan to pull ...Read More

Making Our Society

Making Our Society

February 06, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Auguste Comte, a French mastermind, believes in social organism regarding the society. In other words, he believes that society also passes through three periods...Read More