Editor in Chief: Dr. Hussain Yasa Friday, November 21st, 2014

Hospitality – Afghans’ Culture

Hospitality – Afghans’ Culture

November 20, 2014 | Hujjatullah Zia | Opinion

Every true home is an influence of blessing in the community where it stands. Its lights shine out. Its songs ring out. Its spirit breathes out. The neighbors know whether it is hospitable ...Read more

Education Situation in Afghanistan

November 20, 2014 | Editorials

Under the Taliban rule, which collapsed in late 2001, violence and intimidation were routinely used to prevent girls and women from ...Read more

Initial Investigation of Attack on Kabul Police Chief Office?

November 19, 2014 | Editorials

Almost two weeks ago, a suicide bomber was able to enter the Police Headquarters in Kabul where he detonated himself, killing the office manager of Police Chief and injuring six ...Read more

Terrorism, A Universal Threat

November 18, 2014 | Editorials

Terrorism, at present, is on its full swing in the world. Every now and then, the mind blowing news of atrocity and harassment are being heard or read worldwide. There isn’t any ...Read more

National »

Energy Infrastructure Contract for Kabul Signed Between DABS and Siemens

Energy Infrastructure Contract for Kabul  Signed Between DABS and Siemens

November 20, 2014 | National

KABUL – A Contract has been signed between Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) and M/s Siemens Engineering Comany Ltd. On Wednesday for the Design, Supply, Installation, Testing and ...Read More

President to Monitor Big Contracts in Person

President to Monitor Big Contracts in Person

November 20, 2014 | National

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Wednesday said he would in person oversee big project contracts in order to curb corruption, saying fundamental changes in government’s ...Read More

Ghani Vows to Solve Kabul Citizens’ Problems

Ghani Vows to Solve  Kabul Citizens’ Problems

November 20, 2014 | National

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday said permanent solution would be found to problems being faced by residents of ...Read More

Insiders Help Terrorists in Attacks: Dostum

Insiders Help Terrorists  in Attacks: Dostum

November 19, 2014 | National

KABUL - First Vice-President Abdul Rashid Dostum on Tuesday said anti-government elements would be targeted and eliminated in every part of the ...Read More

NATO Exit May Fuel Pak-India Proxy War: Musharraf

NATO Exit May  Fuel Pak-India Proxy War: Musharraf

November 19, 2014 | National

KABUL - Former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf has warned the departure of NATO combat forces could push India and Pakistan into a proxy war in ...Read More

International »

Iran Rejects Media Reports, Analyses on Extension of N. Talks with Powers

Iran Rejects Media Reports, Analyses on Extension of N. Talks with Powers

November 20, 2014 | International

TEHRAN - The Iranian foreign ministry on Wednesday strongly dismissed certain media reports and analyses on the contents of the nuclear talks underway between Tehran and the ...Read More

NATO Leader Sees ‘Serious Military Buildup’ in Ukraine

NATO Leader Sees ‘Serious  Military Buildup’ in Ukraine

November 19, 2014 | International

BRUSSELS - NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg denounced on Tuesday what he called a serious Russian military buildup both inside Ukraine and on the Russian side of the border and urged ...Read More

EU Set to Target Ukraine Separatists but Russia Sanctions May Wait

EU Set to Target Ukraine Separatists but Russia Sanctions May Wait

November 18, 2014 | International

BRUSSELS - European Union governments may agree to impose personal sanctions on more Russian-backed rebels on Monday in response to a separatist vote in eastern Ukraine, but are ...Read More

G20 Leaders Endorse Global Infrastructure Initiative to Spur Investment

G20 Leaders Endorse  Global Infrastructure Initiative  to Spur Investment

November 17, 2014 | International

BRISBANE, Australia - Leaders of G20 economies on Sunday endorsed Global Infrastructure Initiative, a multi-year work program to spur quality public and private infrastructure ...Read More

Western Sanctions Could Backfire: Putin

Western  Sanctions Could Backfire: Putin

November 16, 2014 | International

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned that Western sanctions against his country could ...Read More

Editorials »

Education Situation in Afghanistan

November 20, 2014 | Editorials

Under the Taliban rule, which collapsed in late 2001, violence and intimidation were routinely used to prevent girls and women from ...Read More

Initial Investigation of Attack on Kabul Police Chief Office?

November 19, 2014 | Editorials

Almost two weeks ago, a suicide bomber was able to enter the Police Headquarters in Kabul where he detonated himself, killing the office manager of Police Chief and injuring six ...Read More

Terrorism, A Universal Threat

November 18, 2014 | Editorials

Terrorism, at present, is on its full swing in the world. Every now and then, the mind blowing news of atrocity and harassment are being heard or read worldwide. There isn’t any ...Read More

Violence against Women and Children

November 17, 2014 | Editorials

The recent gang-rapes, which victimized two females, aged 12 and 3, in Takhar province and a 6-year-old boy in Kandahar province raised the concern of parliament representatives. The ...Read More

Child and Decapitated Beggars

November 16, 2014 | Editorials

Afghanistan’s poor economy is a global fact and dilemma. Whereas the urban and rural population of the country are faced with innumerable problems, that is why country is not ...Read More

Article/opinion »

Hospitality – Afghans’ Culture

Hospitality – Afghans’ Culture

November 20, 2014 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Every true home is an influence of blessing in the community where it stands. Its lights shine out. Its songs ring out. Its spirit breathes out. The neighbors know whether it is hospitable ...Read More

Empowering Women is the Smart Approach to Sustainable Development

Empowering Women is the Smart Approach to Sustainable Development

November 19, 2014 | Dr. Shamshad Akhtar | opinion

Change is in the air: today women have better access to education, health services and jobs, as well as a greater voice in parliaments. Progress, however, in women’s empowerment ...Read More

Women Rights Violations

Women Rights Violations

November 19, 2014 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

The Sunday’s suicide bombing in central Kabul led to the injury of a female member of parliament, Shokria Barikzai, and at least 21 civilians and killed three others, including a ...Read More

Key to Afghanistan’s Development

Key to Afghanistan’s  Development

November 18, 2014 | Muhammad Mehdi | opinion

Since the Taliban regime was overthrown and a new chapter in the history of our country was heralded. Much has been accomplished since then in the areas of ...Read More

Sorry, My Small Sister!

Sorry, My Small Sister!

November 18, 2014 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

She was playing in the world of her childhood, full of innocence, simplicity and sincerity. Her doll was her only bosom buddy that listened to her patiently. She was baring her soul to ...Read More