Editor in Chief: Dr. Hussain Yasa Sunday, April 20th, 2014

The Dictatorial Ego

The Dictatorial Ego

April 20, 2014 | Masood Korosh | Opinion

We have a democratic framework which is established by years of international community military engagement. But still we lack something; something we do not have, and consistently threaten our already unstable ...Read more

IEC and ECC: Post-election Tasks

April 20, 2014 | Editorials

In the latest season of presidential election, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) performed better in pre-election period and also on the day of election ...Read more

Complicit Silence Over ill-treatments of Afghans in Iran

April 20, 2014 | Editorials

Inflicting a harsh treatment to the children by their parents on minor ill-conduct is deemed an illegitimate act. Correspondingly a state plays an identical role towards ...Read more

What will the Politicians do?

April 20, 2014 | Editorials

After the announcement of partial result of 6th April presidential election, people are impatiently waiting for the announcement of full result of election; while some are worried ...Read more

National »

IEC Unclear When Final Results will be announced

IEC Unclear When  Final Results will be announced

April 20, 2014 | National

KABUL - Officials of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) say preliminary results will be announced on April 24, but it is still unclear when the release of overall findings ...Read More

Afghanistan Needs Long-Term International Support

Afghanistan Needs  Long-Term International Support

April 20, 2014 | National

KABUL - Afghanistan needs long-term international support, said Afghan first-vice president, Mohammad Younus Qanooni in his meeting with new civilian envoy of NATO to Afghanistan ...Read More

Mullah Mutasim Arrives in Kabul from Dubai

Mullah Mutasim  Arrives in Kabul from Dubai

April 20, 2014 | National

KABUL - A veteran Taliban leader Agha Jan Mutasim arrived in Kabul on Saturday afternoon from Dubai, an official said, About two weeks after the peace negotiator had gone missing ...Read More

WJ Summons MoPH

WJ Summons MoPH

April 20, 2014 | National

KABUL - Afghanistan lower house of parliament—Wolesi Jerga (WJ) on Saturday summoned Minister of Public Health (MoPH), Dr. Suraya Dalil over what she was blamed of failure over poor ...Read More

Votes from 1,000 Polling Centers Inspected: ECC

Votes from 1,000  Polling Centers Inspected: ECC

April 19, 2014 | National

KABUL - The Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC) on Thursday said that a list of roughly 1,000 polling centers to be investigated in connection with allegations of fraud would ...Read More

International »

Russia Promises Support to Ending Ukraine Crisis

Russia Promises Support to  Ending Ukraine Crisis

April 20, 2014 | International

MOSCOW - Russia's foreign ministry on Saturday promised it would offer strong assistance to Ukraine to overcome its crisis, but emphasized that the ultimate responsibility for reducing ...Read More

Turkish President Rules Out Role Swap with Erdogan

Turkish President Rules  Out Role Swap with Erdogan

April 19, 2014 | International

ANKARA - Turkey's president appeared to rule out a job swap with Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan when his term as head of state ends in a few months, signaling strains between the allies ...Read More

NATO Agrees Steps to Bolster Security of Eastern Allies

NATO Agrees Steps to  Bolster Security of Eastern Allies

April 17, 2014 | International

BRUSSELS - NATO said on Wednesday the military alliance had decided on immediate steps to reinforce its forces in Eastern Europe because of the Ukraine crisis ...Read More

OPCW Urges Probe into Reports of Chemical Weapons Use in Syria

OPCW Urges Probe into Reports  of Chemical Weapons Use in Syria

April 16, 2014 | International

MOSCOW - Recent media reports claiming the Syrian opposition had used toxic gases must be investigated before drawing any conclusions, a senior Organization for the Prohibition ...Read More

At Least 71 Killed, 124 Injured in Nigeria Blast

At Least 71 Killed, 124 Injured in Nigeria Blast

April 15, 2014 | International

ABUJA - At least 71 people were killed and 124 others sustained injuries in the morning explosion which rocked a large motor park in Nigeria's capital city Abuja, Nigerian emergency ...Read More

Editorials »

IEC and ECC: Post-election Tasks

April 20, 2014 | Editorials

In the latest season of presidential election, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) performed better in pre-election period and also on the day of election ...Read More

Complicit Silence Over ill-treatments of Afghans in Iran

April 20, 2014 | Editorials

Inflicting a harsh treatment to the children by their parents on minor ill-conduct is deemed an illegitimate act. Correspondingly a state plays an identical role towards ...Read More

What will the Politicians do?

April 20, 2014 | Editorials

After the announcement of partial result of 6th April presidential election, people are impatiently waiting for the announcement of full result of election; while some are worried ...Read More

Efforts for Release of Motasim Agha Jan

April 19, 2014 | Editorials

The High Peace Council (HPC) which is responsible for advancing peace negotiation with Taliban militants said on Thursday that Motasim Agha Jan is prison in United Arab ...Read More

Low Literacy; Low Capacity

April 19, 2014 | Editorials

Had the security condition been better, Afghans would be among educated, skilled and professional nations of the world. The accurate figure for illiteracy in Afghanistan is not ...Read More

Article/opinion »

The Dictatorial Ego

The Dictatorial Ego

April 20, 2014 | Masood Korosh | opinion

We have a democratic framework which is established by years of international community military engagement. But still we lack something; something we do not have, and consistently threaten our already unstable ...Read More

Child Marriage and Domestic Violence A curse For Afghan Society

Child Marriage and Domestic Violence A curse For Afghan Society

April 20, 2014 | Dr. Florance Ebrahimi | opinion

The rights of women and girls, including freedom from child marriage and domestic violence, have generated emotionally charged debates in Afghanistan over the past decade ...Read More

Afghan Presidential Polls 2014- The Mandate Should Be Respected

Afghan Presidential  Polls 2014- The Mandate Should Be Respected

April 19, 2014 | Dr. Hussain Yasa | opinion

The world applauded third Afghan Presidential Polls held on 5th April 2014. There were two main reasons for the accolades. Firstly there was a visibly high turn-out. In all areas which they could reach the polling ...Read More

Religious Exploitation: A Cause of Backwardness

Religious Exploitation: A Cause of Backwardness

April 19, 2014 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

The Sakhi Shrine is a holy place located in Northeast Kabul. People go to pray there, so as to obtain their worldly aspirations. They also pray for the souls of their grandparents ...Read More

The Innocents of Bagram Prison!

The Innocents of Bagram Prison!

April 19, 2014 | Mohammad Rasool Shah | opinion

The decision of President Karzai to release some prisoners from the notorious Bagram prison was not much welcomed both on national and international media. It was termed ...Read More