Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Insecurity Threatens the Lives of Children

Fabruary 22, 2018 | Editorials

Children, without any doubt, are the builders of a nation. Educated, healthy and motivated children guarantee a prosperous future. Therefore, it is advisable...Read more

Feminizing the Peace Process: a Vital Missing Factor in the Political Decision Making Process

Fabruary 21, 2018 | Editorials

It is clear that the paucity of women in political leadership positions in a society accounts for their absence from the formal ...Read more

A State Has Obligation Towards Everyone

Fabruary 20, 2018 | Editorials

It is really imperative that a society must ensure that all its residents get their due rights. And the these rights must be ensured without any sort of discrimination ...Read more

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FATF Defers Voting on Anti-Pakistan Motion for 3 Months

FATF Defers Voting on Anti-Pakistan Motion for 3 Months

Fabruary 22, 2018 | National

PESHAWAR - For lack of consensus among member states, a global watchdog has deferred putting Pakistan on the international terror financing watchlist.Read More

Ghani Warns Powerful Figures Against Creating Crisis

Ghani Warns Powerful Figures Against Creating Crisis

Fabruary 22, 2018 | National

KABUL - With differences between the Presidential Palace and the governor of northern Balkh province going unresolved over the past two months, President...Read More

HRW Urges Afghan Gov’t, US to Probe Alleged Executions of Civilians

HRW Urges Afghan Gov’t, US to Probe  Alleged Executions  of Civilians

Fabruary 22, 2018 | National

MOSCOW - The government of Afghanistan and US military deployed in the country must investigate reports of alleged executions of civilians by Afghan forces in KandaharRead More

Work on 60m Afs Projects Begins in Kandahar

Work on 60m Afs Projects  Begins in Kandahar

Fabruary 22, 2018 | National

KANDAHAR - Three construction projects costing 60 million afghanis were launched on Wednesday in Dand district of southern Kandahar province, an official said...Read More

ACJC Criticized as it Struggles to Fight Corruption

ACJC Criticized as it Struggles to Fight Corruption

Fabruary 22, 2018 | National

KABUL - The Attorney General’s Office says decisions by the Anti-Corruption Criminal Justice Center should be implemented.
The Anti-Corruption Criminal...Read More

HPC Responds to Taliban’s Letter to the US

HPC Responds to Taliban’s Letter to the US

Fabruary 21, 2018 | National

KABUL - The High Peace Council on Tuesday called on the Taliban to end the war instead of sending letters to the US...Read More

Second Meeting of ‘Kabul Process’ to be Held Next Week

Second Meeting of ‘Kabul Process’ to be Held Next Week

Fabruary 21, 2018 | National

KABUL - The second meeting of Kabul Process is to be held on 28 February 2018 in Kabul with the participation of the representatives of 25 countries...Read More

International »

Russia, Pakistan form Anti-Terror Military Cooperation Commission

Russia, Pakistan form  Anti-Terror Military Cooperation Commission

Fabruary 22, 2018 | International

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN — Russia and Pakistan plan to establish a commission on military cooperation to counter the Islamic State threat in the region, accusing ...Read More

Japan Says China Illegally Transferred Cargo to North Korea

Japan Says China Illegally  Transferred Cargo to North Korea

Fabruary 22, 2018 | International

JAPAN - says its military has witnessed a cargo transfer between China and North Korea on the high seas that it suspects violates United Nations economic ...Read More

Relax and Invest, Saudi Prince Tells Investors after Corruption Crackdown

Relax and Invest, Saudi Prince  Tells Investors after Corruption Crackdown

Fabruary 21, 2018 | International

RIYADH/DUBAI - Three months after Saudi Arabia detained scores of people in a crackdown on corruption, its rulers are trying to reassure investors that the kingdom ...Read More

Trump Set to Oppose Boeing Deal with Iran Air

Trump Set to Oppose  Boeing Deal with Iran Air

Fabruary 21, 2018 | International

TEHRAN - Officials at the Trump administration are using a case against an Iranian airliner to thwart a multibillion-dollar between Boeing and flag carrier Iran Air for the sale ...Read More

Catalan Politicians in Spanish Court in Secession Probe

Catalan Politicians  in Spanish Court in Secession Probe

Fabruary 20, 2018 | International

MADRID — Two prominent Catalan politicians are testifying before a Supreme Court judge for their roles in holding a banned independence referendum and making an illegal ...Read More

France Says Committed to Iran Deal, Will Keep Talking to European, U.S Allies

France Says Committed to Iran Deal,  Will Keep Talking to European, U.S Allies

Fabruary 20, 2018 | International

PARIS - France reaffirmed its commitment to the Iran nuclear deal on Monday, saying it wanted it to be strictly implemented and was continuing ...Read More

Editorials »

Insecurity Threatens the Lives of Children

Fabruary 22, 2018 | Editorials

Children, without any doubt, are the builders of a nation. Educated, healthy and motivated children guarantee a prosperous future. Therefore, it is advisable...Read More

Feminizing the Peace Process: a Vital Missing Factor in the Political Decision Making Process

Fabruary 21, 2018 | Editorials

It is clear that the paucity of women in political leadership positions in a society accounts for their absence from the formal ...Read More

A State Has Obligation Towards Everyone

Fabruary 20, 2018 | Editorials

It is really imperative that a society must ensure that all its residents get their due rights. And the these rights must be ensured without any sort of discrimination ...Read More

Afghanistan’s Ethnic Conflicts: as a Result of the Failures of a Weak State

Fabruary 19, 2018 | Editorials

To talk frankly, Afghanistan has an ethnicity problem. It is clear in high-profile cases of sometimes violent tensions. The tension on Electronic National ID Card is one of them ...Read More

The PyeongChang Winter Olympic: A Call for Peace

Fabruary 18, 2018 | Editorials

It is a long time that the nuclear conflict over North Korea has been one of the hottest world issues. The nuclear conflict over North Korea intensified during the ...Read More

Curbing Crimes and Criminals

Fabruary 17, 2018 | Editorials

Crime and delinquency are the forms of non-conformity of human behavior. Criminals are the product of society and are caused by the disorganization of the social structure...Read More

Saudi Women – The Victims of Gender Discrimination

Fabruary 14, 2018 | Editorials

The recent statement of a high-ranking Saudi scholar about women’s wearing was received with mixed reaction on the social media. A number of individuals believed that this ...Read More

Article/opinion »

What is the Chinese Path? (Part 2)

What is the Chinese Path? (Part 2)

Fabruary 22, 2018 | Liu Jinsong | opinion

Afghan friends often express their admiration after visiting Shanghai, Beijing and other Chinese cities. They believed that China has already been a developed ...Read More

A glance at peace process in Afghanistan

A glance at peace process in Afghanistan

Fabruary 22, 2018 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari | opinion

In spite of long time struggles for peace in Afghanistan, they have frequently failed in the country. However, there is no more beautiful word than peace for...Read More

The Past Glories are at Stake

The Past Glories are at Stake

Fabruary 21, 2018 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Afghan nation paid large sacrifice to embrace freedom and protect religious principles and moral values. The historical wars against the invasion of Soviet ...Read More

What is the Chinese Path?

What is the Chinese Path?

Fabruary 21, 2018 | Liu Jinsong | opinion

I assumed my post one month and a half ago. During this period, most frequent questions I’ve been asked by my Afghan friends are: Why has China made remarkable ...Read More

Pakistan on FATF’s watchlist; Business of Terrorism

Pakistan on FATF’s  watchlist; Business of Terrorism

Fabruary 20, 2018 | William Aerts | opinion

Terrorism is a syndicate-based activity; its business is to induce fear and, in order to generate that fear, terrorism, like any other business...Read More

Afghanistan: Violence against Women

Afghanistan: Violence against Women

Fabruary 19, 2018 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari | opinion

In spite of overmuch advocacy against women violence since 2001 it remains one of the most challenging problems in Afghanistan. it occurs everywhere and ...Read More

Accountability is the Key to Better Governance

Accountability  is the Key to Better Governance

Fabruary 18, 2018 | Dilawar Sherzai | opinion

One of the key requirements of good governance is accountability. Not only governmental institutions but also the private sector and civil society organizations ...Read More