Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Sunday, March 29th, 2020

Leadership in a Time of Contagion

Leadership in a Time of Contagion

March 26,2020 | Mark Leonard | Opinion

BERLIN – Google “Europe” and “crisis” and you will turn up 784 million results. So often do the two terms appear together that they might as well be a compound ...Read more

Members of Human Family Vulnerable to Common Threats

March 26,2020 | Editorials

The exponential spread of the novel coronavirus outbreak suggests that we live in the “global village” and all members of human family share common destiny. . .Read more

Fear of Taliban’s Regime Haunt Afghan Women

March 25,2020 | Editorials

Afghan women were susceptible to social and political harms throughout the history. They underwent great sufferings in war and peace. Their rights and dignity were violated ...Read more

Main Compelling Challenges Facing Afghan Government

March 24,2020 | Editorials

Afghanistan is experiencing one of the most difficult periods of its history; It is facing very tough challenges and it only can address them properly if it has a very coherent and strong government. . .Read more

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Ex-Canada Envoy in Kabul Replaces UNAMA Head

Ex-Canada Envoy in Kabul Replaces UNAMA Head

March 26,2020 | National

KABUL - Former Canada ambassadress to Afghanistan Deborah Lyons has been appointed as the United Nations Assistance Mission for Afghanistan (UNAMA) chief...Read More

Govt, Taliban to Discuss Swapping Prisoners

Govt, Taliban to Discuss Swapping Prisoners

March 26,2020 | National

KABUL - The government and the Taliban are expected to hold a video conference in the presence of Qatar, the US and Red Cross representatives on prisoners releases today (Wednesday)...Read More

Civilians, Policeman Killed in Kapesa Mortar Shell Attack

Civilians, Policeman Killed in Kapesa Mortar Shell Attack

March 26,2020 | National

MAHMOOD RAQI - Three civilians were killed and three others, including a child, wounded when mortar shell fired by militants landed on their vehicle in the Tagab district ...Read More

Trade Ports with Uzbekistan to Stay Open: Ahmadi

Trade Ports with Uzbekistan to Stay Open: Ahmadi

March 26,2020 | National

KABUL - Industry and Commerce Minister Ajmal Ahmadi on Tuesday said commercial ports between Afghanistan and Uzbekistan would stay open...Read More

Kazakhstan Stops Flour Exports to Afghanistan

Kazakhstan Stops Flour Exports to Afghanistan

March 26,2020 | National

MAZAR-I-SHARIF - The Chamber of Commerce of northern Balkh province on Tuesday said Kazakhstan has stopped exporting flour to Afghanistan...Read More

New Positive Coronavirus Case Surfaces in Kabul

New Positive Coronavirus Case Surfaces in Kabul

March 26,2020 | National

KABUL - The Ministry of Public Health on Wednesday said a new positive coronavirus case has been detected in capital Kabul, taking the nation’s tall to 79 in Afghanistan.. .Read More

MoI Has Insulted Our Tribe, Claim Pashaee Youth

MoI Has Insulted Our Tribe, Claim Pashaee Youth

March 26,2020 | National

JALALABAD - A number youth from Pashaee tribe in eastern Nangarhar province accuse the Ministry of Interior (MoI) of insulting their tribe in a formal letter. . . Read More

International »

HRW: Saudi Forces Torture, Disappear Yemeni Civilians

HRW: Saudi Forces Torture, Disappear Yemeni Civilians

March 26,2020 | International

RIYADH - Human Rights Watch (HRW) has condemned Saudi Arabia and Saudi-backed forces in war-torn Yemen for carrying out a series of abuses against Yemeni civilians in ...Read More

White House, Senate Agree on $2 Trillion Coronavirus Rescue Plan

White House, Senate Agree on $2 Trillion Coronavirus Rescue Plan

March 26,2020 | International

WASHINGTON - The White House and Senate have reached agreement on a $2 trillion stimulus package for the US economy and millions of Americans ravaged by the coronavirus crisis ...Read More

Japan’s Abe Admits Postponing Tokyo Olympics May Be Option

Japan’s Abe Admits Postponing Tokyo Olympics May Be Option

March 24,2020 | International

TOKYO - Canada has become the first country to withdraw its team from the Tokyo Olympics, increasing pressure on Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to delay an event he said for ...Read More

Trillion-Dollar US Economic Rescue Package Crashes in Senate

Trillion-Dollar US Economic Rescue Package Crashes in Senate

March 24,2020 | International

WASHINGTON - A trillion-dollar Senate proposal to rescue the reeling US economy crashed to defeat Sunday after receiving zero support from Democrats, and with five Republicans ...Read More

North Korea Praises Trump but Warns on Ties

North Korea Praises Trump but Warns on Ties

March 23,2020 | International

PYONGYANG - Donald Trump has sent a letter to Kim Jong Un detailing a plan to develop ties, state media reported citing the North Korean leader's powerful sister, but she warned their...Read More

New Slovak Government Sworn in Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

New Slovak Government Sworn in Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

March 23,2020 | International

BRATISLAVA - A four-party coalition government has taken office in Slovakia, with the coronavirus outbreak an immediate policy challenge. ..Read More

Editorials »

Members of Human Family Vulnerable to Common Threats

March 26,2020 | Editorials

The exponential spread of the novel coronavirus outbreak suggests that we live in the “global village” and all members of human family share common destiny. . .Read More

Fear of Taliban’s Regime Haunt Afghan Women

March 25,2020 | Editorials

Afghan women were susceptible to social and political harms throughout the history. They underwent great sufferings in war and peace. Their rights and dignity were violated ...Read More

Main Compelling Challenges Facing Afghan Government

March 24,2020 | Editorials

Afghanistan is experiencing one of the most difficult periods of its history; It is facing very tough challenges and it only can address them properly if it has a very coherent and strong government. . .Read More

‘Good Words are Worth Much and Cost Little’

March 22,2020 | Editorials

Are you fed up with words? I don’t blame you. I am nauseated by them sometimes. I am also, to tell the truth, nauseated by ideals and with causes. This sounds like heresy, but I think you will understand what I mean...Read More

Afghanistan’s Particular Susceptibility to COVID-19

March 19,2020 | Editorials

The upheaval caused by the novel coronavirus around the world is highly critical and needs a worldwide campaign against it. Peopled are highly worried about the threat the COVID-19 has ...Read More

COVID-19 Likely to Take Large Toll on Afghans

March 18,2020 | Editorials

As Afghanistan waits for the coronavirus disease to peak in the coming weeks, the horrible consequences are predictable. Afghans have started to empty out stores and supermarkets as they ...Read More

Concerns Grow over Women’s Rights and Liberties

March 17,2020 | Editorials

With the likely return of the Taliban militants, after reaching a peace agreement with their US interlocutors and the Afghan government, and potential for radicalism, concerns over ...Read More

Article/opinion »

Leadership in a Time of Contagion

Leadership in a Time of Contagion

March 26,2020 | Mark Leonard | opinion

BERLIN – Google “Europe” and “crisis” and you will turn up 784 million results. So often do the two terms appear together that they might as well be a compound ...Read More

The Challenges of Political Development in Afghanistan

The Challenges of Political Development in Afghanistan

March 26,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari | opinion

When we talk about political development it refers to modernization of political structures, national unity, political culture, political participation, freedom of expression and so on...Read More

United States is miss leaded in Afghanistan

United States is miss leaded in Afghanistan

March 25,2020 | Hadi Miraan | opinion

I was swimming in a luxury swimming pull in Vanishborg city of Sweden that suddenly my glances knotted with terrible pictures on the wall-hanged TV that was displaying the scenes ...Read More

Coronavirus and economic War- Who is triumphant?

Coronavirus and economic War- Who is triumphant?

March 25,2020 | Hamayun Khan | opinion

With the number of coronavirus cases continuously ramping up across the globe, agitations over the prospect of the economic repercussion of the pandemic virus are increasing. The virus hailing ...Read More

Pulling Together to Fight COVID-19, Towards a Community of Shared Future for Mankind

Pulling Together to Fight COVID-19, Towards a Community of Shared Future for Mankind

March 24,2020 | Wang Yu | opinion

Positive results have been achieved in the fight against the COVID-19 outbreak in China under the leadership of President Xi Jinping. Meanwhile,the global pandemic situation brooks ...Read More

Accountability is the Foundation of Trust in Afghanistan

Accountability is the Foundation of Trust in Afghanistan

March 24,2020 | Dawlat Bakhtiari | opinion

Any government in the world does some series of actions like agenda setting, policy formulation, implementation, budgeting and evaluation. In practice, some governments are very successful ...Read More

The Significance of China’s Role in Afghan Peace Talks

The Significance of China’s Role in Afghan Peace Talks

March 24,2020 | Moh. Reza Huwaida | opinion

Among the regional and global states, China has played a prominent role in Afghan peace process. China is Afghanistan’s most powerful neighbor and a state with more than one billion ...Read More