Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Sunday, December 8th, 2019

Inhuman Treatment Has no Room in International Principle

December 08,2019 | Editorials

People sustain inhuman treatment in times of war and peace across the world and their rights and “inherent dignity” are violated in one way or another. Although there ...Read more

How to Avoid Electoral Violence?

December 07,2019 | Editorials

Democratization has been started in Afghanistan and Afghans will not let any force to set back this process. As a result, democracy has been embraced by most Afghans. In fact, democracy ...Read more

Women Empowerment As a Human Rights Issue

December 05,2019 | Editorials

Afghan women make tremendous contributions to the development of their communities. In fact, they exert considerable impact on the productivity of male workers. Afghan women, because ...Read more

National »

US Opens First Round of Resurrected Peace Talks with Taliban

US Opens First Round of  Resurrected Peace Talks  with Taliban

December 08,2019 | National

KABUL, Afghanistan — U.S. peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad held on Saturday the first official talks with Afghanistan’s Taliban since President Donald Trump declared ...Read More

Afghan Law Firm Ranked as Top Law Firm for Fourth Year

Afghan Law Firm Ranked as Top Law Firm for Fourth Year

December 08,2019 | National

KABUL - Kakar Advocates was ranked as the top law firm in Afghanistan for the fourth year in a row in the latest Chambers and Partners’ 2020 Asia-Pacific Guide...Read More

IEC, UNAMA to Hold Joint Meeting with Campaign Teams

IEC, UNAMA to Hold Joint  Meeting with Campaign Teams

December 08,2019 | National

KABUL - The Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan and UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) will jointly hold a meeting on Sunday to address candidate’s concerns ...Read More

Attorney General Investigates Sex Abuse Allegations in Logar

Attorney General Investigates Sex Abuse Allegations in Logar

December 08,2019 | National

LOGAR - The Attorney General’s Office (AGO), says a team led by a senior member of the office has started investigating the sexual abuse allegations in Logar province. . .Read More

Pakistan Issuing Less Visas for Afghans: Applicants

Pakistan Issuing Less Visas  for Afghans: Applicants

December 08,2019 | National

KABUL - Some Afghan visa applicants in Kabul on Friday claimed that Pakistan’s embassy in the city has reduced the issuing of visas to Afghan nationals, stating that the embassy ...Read More

Afghanistan Will Need Continued International Support after Political Settlement

Afghanistan Will Need Continued  International Support after  Political Settlement

December 07,2019 | National

KABUL - Afghanistan will need continued financial support from the international community following a potential political settlement, says a new World Bank report that examines ...Read More

Success of Afghanistan, Success of the World: Hyoung

Success of Afghanistan, Success of the World: Hyoung

December 07,2019 | National

Kabul- Embassy of South Korea in Kabul, on 5 December 2019 held a conference in Kabul Serena Hotel, titled “What is Korea for Afghanistan? Read More

International »

Indian Woman Who Alleged Gang Rape Dies After Burn Attack

Indian Woman Who Alleged Gang Rape Dies After Burn Attack

December 08,2019 | International

NEW DELHI — An alleged rape victim in northern India who was set on fire while heading to a court hearing in the case has died in a New Delhi hospital, officials said Saturday...Read More

Johnson Rejects Corbyn Claims Over Post-Brexit Trade

Johnson Rejects Corbyn Claims Over  Post-Brexit Trade

December 08,2019 | International

LONDON - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has rejected a claim by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn that leaked Treasury documents showed there would be customs checks and restrictions ...Read More

Trump Says He Will Hold Off Designating Mexican Drug Cartels as Terrorist Groups

Trump Says He Will Hold Off Designating  Mexican Drug Cartels as Terrorist Groups

December 08,2019 | International

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY - President Donald Trump said on Friday he will temporarily hold off designating Mexican drug cartels as terrorist organizations at the request of Mexico’s president...Read More

No Let-Up in French Strikes as Fresh Turmoil Hits Weekend

No Let-Up in French Strikes as Fresh Turmoil Hits Weekend

December 08,2019 | International

PARIS - The most serious nationwide strike to hit France in years caused new weekend travel turmoil on Saturday, with unions warning the walkouts would last well into next week...Read More

Chinese Vice President Meets Head of Japan’s National Security Council

Chinese Vice President Meets Head of  Japan’s National Security Council

December 07,2019 | International

BEIJING - Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan on Friday met with the head of Japan's national security council Shigeru Kitamura.
Not only close neighbors, China and Japan are ...Read More

US Officials Release Photos of ‘Significant Cache’ of Iranian Missile Parts Captured

US Officials Release Photos of ‘Significant Cache’ of Iranian Missile Parts Captured

December 07,2019 | International

WASHINGTON - U.S. officials released photos Thursday of the missile parts intercepted by military personnel believed to be from Iran headed to Yemen...Read More

Editorials »

Inhuman Treatment Has no Room in International Principle

December 08,2019 | Editorials

People sustain inhuman treatment in times of war and peace across the world and their rights and “inherent dignity” are violated in one way or another. Although there ...Read More

How to Avoid Electoral Violence?

December 07,2019 | Editorials

Democratization has been started in Afghanistan and Afghans will not let any force to set back this process. As a result, democracy has been embraced by most Afghans. In fact, democracy ...Read More

Women Empowerment As a Human Rights Issue

December 05,2019 | Editorials

Afghan women make tremendous contributions to the development of their communities. In fact, they exert considerable impact on the productivity of male workers. Afghan women, because ...Read More

Why Political Tolerance Matters

December 04,2019 | Editorials

After passing tow months Afghan Independent Election Commission has not been able to announce presidential elections primary results. Deep disagreements between the State Builder ...Read More

Will Peace Emerge without Kabul and Regional Stakeholders?

December 03,2019 | Editorials

Prospects for a political settlement of Afghan conflict could be more promising if all sides understand that the present deadlock is by no means an accident and military means could ...Read More

Human Rights – A Casualty of Religious Fundamentalism and Political Dealings

December 02,2019 | Editorials

Peace and justice have been the highest aspiration of the common people, which will be obtained through respecting the fundamental rights and inherent dignity of all individuals...Read More

Afghans Make Sacrifices for Peace

December 01,2019 | Editorials

It is not enough to say ‘We must not wage war.’ It is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it. We must concentrate not merely on the negative expulsion of war ...Read More

Article/opinion »

Rights of Persons With Disabilities in Afghanistan

Rights of Persons  With Disabilities in Afghanistan

December 08,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari | opinion

Since 1992, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) has been annually marked on 3 December around the world. The theme that has been chosen for 2019 IDPD ...Read More

Theories of Capability and Security as Bases of Nuclear Going

Theories of Capability and Security as  Bases of Nuclear Going

December 08,2019 | Dr. Rajkumar Singh | opinion

In contemporary world the mad nuclear arms race is high on the political agenda of most neo-cons, super-patriots, religious fanatics and arms dealers. Throughout the nuclear ...Read More

Public Reactions Against Martyrdom of Tetsu Nakamura in Afghanistan

Public Reactions Against Martyrdom of  Tetsu Nakamura in Afghanistan

December 07,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari | opinion

Who was Tetsu Nakamura? Originally, he was from Japan and he was born in Japan’s Fukuoka Prefecture in 1946.  He left his home in Japan in the 1980s to treat leprosy ...Read More

Can We Imagine a Rape Free Society?

Can We Imagine a Rape Free Society?

December 07,2019 | Dr. Meraj Ahmad Meraj | opinion

Today, the world is witnessing a horrific scenario of crime, violence, rape and killing which destroys the very pillars of social order which sustain peace, tolerance ...Read More

Concerns over Women Unsafe Work Environment in Afghanistan

Concerns over Women Unsafe Work  Environment in Afghanistan

December 05,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari | opinion

Based on repeated reports or rumors which circulated in social media networks in recent months, there is a growing concerns about women unsafe work environment in Afghanistan...Read More

Can Iran Outlast Trump?

Can Iran Outlast Trump?

December 05,2019 | Djavad Salehi-Isfahani | opinion

Since President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the Iran nuclear agreement in May 2018 and re-imposed sanctions, Iran’s economic output has dropped ...Read More

National and Global Consensus Essential to Peace Talks

National and Global Consensus  Essential to Peace Talks

December 04,2019 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Afghans have been fluctuating between hope and fear since negotiations were started between the Taliban and US representatives. On the surface, it seemed that regional ...Read More