Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Judicial System Needs Reforms

Judicial System Needs Reforms

August 23, 2017 | Abdul Hamid Arifi | Opinion

Access to justice is one of the citizens’ fundamental rights and its provision is in need of sound, effective and independent society. Lack of citizens’ access to justice...Read more

On New US Afghan Strategy

August 23, 2017 | Editorials

With the announcement of America’s new Afghan strategy, there are hopes that the situation of peace and tranquility may get better; however, there are also serious concerns...Read more

How to Curb the Crimes?

August 22, 2017 | Editorials

Currently, Afghanistan is suffering from myriads of problems and among them the rising rate of crimes is a dominant one. The persistent insecurity and instability have provided the...Read more

ISIL Remains a Serious Threat

August 21, 2017 | Editorials

Terrorist groups seek to extend their reach despite being combated by the world. The fear of terrorism looms large. With the emergence of the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and...Read more

National »

Trump Unveils Long-Awaited Afghan Strategy

Trump Unveils Long-Awaited Afghan Strategy

August 23, 2017 | National

WASHINGTON - The US President Donald Trump early on Tuesday morning announced his administration’s new strategy on Afghanistan and South Asia. After paying tribute to the US forces...Read More

Distribution of E-ID Cards Less Than a Month: Danish

Distribution of E-ID Cards Less Than a Month: Danish

August 23, 2017 | National

KABUL - Second vice-president Sarwar Danish on Tuesday said the distribution process of electronic national identity cards would begin in less than one month. While overseeing the...Read More

Ghani Welcomes Trump’s Strategy on Afghanistan

Ghani Welcomes Trump’s Strategy on Afghanistan

August 23, 2017 | National

KABUL President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday welcomed the announcement of the new US strategy on Afghanistan, saying that the decision unveils an enduring commitment by United States as...Read More

New US Policy a Chance for Taliban, Not an Invitation: Abdullah

New US Policy a Chance for Taliban, Not an Invitation: Abdullah

August 23, 2017 | National

KABUL - Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah welcomed the new US strategy, saying that it will positively impact the Afghan security forces. The Chief Executive of the National Unity...Read More

Ghani in Kandahar to Review Security Situation

Ghani in Kandahar to Review Security Situation

August 23, 2017 | National

KANDAHAR - President Ashraf Ghani and his team will visit security forces in Kandahar province where he will hear the soldiers’ problems and suggestions. President Ashraf Ghani on...Read More

Good Af-Pak Ties to be Useful in Combating Terror: Pakistan

Good Af-Pak Ties to be Useful in Combating Terror: Pakistan

August 23, 2017 | National

ISLAMABAD - Islamabad believes peace with the Taliban is in the interest of both Afghanistan and Pakistan, saying insistence on a military does not offer a solution to the problem...Read More

Parliamentary System will Create Political Instability: Danish

Parliamentary System will Create Political Instability: Danish

August 22, 2017 | National

KABUL -After hearing recommendations from a research team on the Afghan Constitution as well as on the judicial and executive branches, the Second Vice President at a gathering...Read More

International »

Britain to Unveil Proposals to Solve Post-Brexit Cross-Border Legal Disputes

Britain to Unveil Proposals to Solve Post-Brexit Cross-Border Legal Disputes

August 23, 2017 | International

LONDON - The British government will on Tuesday unveil proposals for solving cross-border legal disputes after Britain leaves the European Union. The Department for Exiting the...Read More

Pan-EU Cooperation Crucial in Anti-Terror Fight, but not so Easy

Pan-EU Cooperation Crucial in Anti-Terror Fight, but not so Easy

August 23, 2017 | International

PARIS - Two gruesome terrorist attacks that hit Spain last week confirm the transnational nature of the jihadist threat facing Europe, and highlight the need for more intensive...Read More

Korean Peninsula Issue Needs Political Solution: Russian FM

Korean Peninsula Issue Needs Political Solution: Russian FM

August 17, 2017 | International

MOSCOW - Economic pressure on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is not an alternative to a political solution to the Korean Peninsula issue, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei...Read More

Criticism, Praise Poured on Britain’s 1st Position Paper on Brexit

Criticism, Praise Poured on Britain’s 1st Position Paper on Brexit

August 17, 2017 | International

LONDON - Opposition politicians in Britain on Tuesday criticised government proposals for an interim trading deal with the European Union (EU), but business leaders welcomed the...Read More

Merkel Emphasizes German Prosperity, Security at Rally

Merkel Emphasizes  German Prosperity, Security at Rally

August 13, 2017 | International

BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel opened the final phase of her election campaign Saturday with a focus on her record, emphasizing the economic growth and prosperity achieved...Read More

“Military Option” Possible in Venezuela: Trump

“Military Option” Possible in  Venezuela: Trump

August 13, 2017 | International

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not rule out a “military option” in Venezuela, a claim seemingly contradictory to the view of his top national...Read More

Editorials »

On New US Afghan Strategy

August 23, 2017 | Editorials

With the announcement of America’s new Afghan strategy, there are hopes that the situation of peace and tranquility may get better; however, there are also serious concerns...Read More

How to Curb the Crimes?

August 22, 2017 | Editorials

Currently, Afghanistan is suffering from myriads of problems and among them the rising rate of crimes is a dominant one. The persistent insecurity and instability have provided the...Read More

ISIL Remains a Serious Threat

August 21, 2017 | Editorials

Terrorist groups seek to extend their reach despite being combated by the world. The fear of terrorism looms large. With the emergence of the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and...Read More

Emphasizing Responsibilities on 98th Independence Day

August 20, 2017 | Editorials

During the past few days, people in Afghanistan celebrated their 98th Independence Day, in different parts of country. There were different kinds of festivities and both the government...Read More

Can Stability be Attained in Afghanistan?

August 17, 2017 | Editorials

The weary war against terrorism that was launched after the incident of 9/11, brought with itself different sorts of influences and impacts on the lives of people in Afghanistan...Read More

Uncontrolled Poppy Cultivation

August 16, 2017 | Editorials

Khat, a civil society organization, disclosed on Sunday, August 13, 2017 that poppy has been cultivated on more than 20,000 acres of land in northern Balkh province. The organization...Read More

The Role of the State

August 15, 2017 | Editorials

In the present times, mostly among the developed nations, there is a greater emphasis on the positive role of the state, because it is now clearly realized that the influence of the...Read More

Article/opinion »

Judicial System Needs Reforms

Judicial System Needs Reforms

August 23, 2017 | Abdul Hamid Arifi | opinion

Access to justice is one of the citizens’ fundamental rights and its provision is in need of sound, effective and independent society. Lack of citizens’ access to justice...Read More

Afghanistan’s Independence – An Honor for Afghans

Afghanistan’s Independence – An Honor for Afghans

August 22, 2017 | Abdul Hamid Arifi | opinion

It is an undeniable fact that Afghanistan’s independence is highly valuable for all Afghans and is the epitome of their honor and ambition. Afghans have celebrated this day for..Read More

The Nonstop Cycle of Children’s Sufferings

The Nonstop Cycle of Children’s Sufferings

August 22, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Violation of children’s rights is widespread in Afghanistan. Their susceptibility to domestic violence, terrorism, etc. is outrageous. Afghan children undergo great sufferings...Read More

Unemployment and its effect on Youths

Unemployment and its effect on Youths

August 21, 2017 | Mohammad Baqirian | opinion

Few days back, it was the International Youth Day. We observed much ado and indescribable delight of individuals and institutions in social media, speeches and ceremonies. People celebrated...Read More

Lacking the True Soul of Independence

Lacking the True Soul of Independence

August 20, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Afghanistan left great political upheavals behind throughout the history. Both bloody wars and civil unrest violated the rights and dignity of our nation and inflicted heavy casualties...Read More

Examining Opportunities and Challenges in Health Sector

Examining Opportunities and Challenges in Health Sector

August 17, 2017 | Mohammad Jawad Sorosh | opinion

Afghanistan established a new political structure more than a decade ago. The fragility of political stability, economic stagnation, administrative corruption and tens...Read More

The Series of Attacks and Bombings Desensitize Violence

The Series of Attacks and Bombings Desensitize Violence

August 17, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

The social reaction towards tragic incidents and lethal attacks has declined tremendously in Afghanistan. The constant violent practices and suicide bombings carried out by militant...Read More