Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Thursday, January 17th, 2019

Electoral Malpractice and its Consequences

January 16, 2019 | Editorials

An election is a procedure by which members of communities and for organization choose representatives to hold an office.
The general idea of the meaning of election . . .Read more

Acting as a Responsible Citizen for the Common Good

January 15, 2019 | Editorials

Our country is going through most fragile and crucial phase of its history. The incidents that have taken place and the ones that are taking place clearly indicate ...Read more

Giving Respect to the Right People

January 14, 2019 | Editorials

One of the bonds that keep the members of a society close to one another is undoubtedly respect. Giving respect to others is essential if one wishes to keep the social ...Read more

National »

Khalilzad in Kabul for Talks on ‘Next Steps’ for Afghan Peace

Khalilzad in Kabul  for Talks on ‘Next Steps’  for Afghan Peace

January 16, 2019 | National

Khalilzad will hold talks with Afghan leaders “to discuss next steps for an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process”.
KAUBL - The United States Special ...Read More

Karzai Averse to Pak-US Deal on Afghanistan

Karzai Averse to Pak-US Deal on Afghanistan

January 16, 2019 | National

KABUL - Ex-president Hamid Karzai has warned the United States and Pakistan against cutting a deal on Afghanistan’s future.
In an interview published on Tuesday ...Read More

Afghan Taliban Claim Lethal Car Bomb Attack in Kabul

Afghan Taliban Claim Lethal Car Bomb Attack in Kabul

January 16, 2019 | National

KABUL - The Afghan Taliban claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a car bomb attack near a heavily fortified foreign compound in Kabul that killed five people, including an ...Read More

Afghanistan and India Sign MoUs for 26 Projects Worth $10 Million

Afghanistan and India Sign MoUs for 26 Projects Worth $10 Million

January 16, 2019 | National

KABUL - The agreements were signed by the Indian Ambassador to Kabul Vinay Kumar and various officials during a ceremony which was also attended by Chief Executive Officer ...Read More

Taliban-Afghan Government Talks Vital for Domestic Stability: Fazal Rahman

Taliban-Afghan Government Talks  Vital for Domestic Stability: Fazal Rahman

January 16, 2019 | National

ISLAMABAD - Renowned Pakistani politician and religious leader Mullana Fazal Rahman has urged the Afghan Taliban to hold direct talks with the Afghan government to bring ...Read More

Kabul’s Initial Wolesi Jirga Election Results Announced

Kabul’s Initial  Wolesi Jirga Election  Results Announced

January 15, 2019 | National

KABUL - Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Monday announced the preliminary Wolesi Jirga election results from capital Kabul, saying the results were not final ...Read More

Kandaharis Complain of High Domestic Product Rates

Kandaharis Complain of  High Domestic Product Rates

January 15, 2019 | National

KANDAHAR CITY - Residents of southern Kandahar province complain domestic product prices are higher than imported food and non-food items...Read More

International »

Saudi Minister ‘Very Optimistic’ about Oil Market

Saudi Minister ‘Very Optimistic’  about Oil Market

January 16, 2019 | International

ABU DHABI - Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Tuesday he was “very optimistic” about the outlook for the oil market after producers cut output to support ...Read More

Russia Says Disagreements Still Hamper Peace Deal with Japan

Russia Says Disagreements Still Hamper  Peace Deal with Japan

January 15, 2019 | International

MOSCOW - Russia still has significant disagreements with Japan, which stand in the way of clinching a peace deal to end a decades-old territorial row, Foreign Minister ...Read More

White House Asked for Options to Strike Iran

White House Asked for Options  to Strike Iran

January 15, 2019 | International

WASHINGTON - The White House’s national security team last fall asked the Pentagon to provide it with options for striking Iran after a group of militants aligned with ...Read More

Yemen’s Houthis Threaten More Drone Attacks

Yemen’s Houthis Threaten More Drone Attacks

January 14, 2019 | International

SANAA - Houthi group threatened on Sunday to launch more drone attacks after a deadly strike last week on a Yemeni government military parade, stoking tension ...Read More

Arab Nations Inch Toward Rehabilitating Syria’s Assad

Arab Nations Inch Toward  Rehabilitating Syria’s Assad

January 14, 2019 | International

BEIRUT — He has survived eight years of war and billions of dollars in money and weapons aimed at toppling him. Now Syrian President Bashar Assad is poised to be readmitted ...Read More

Thousands March in 9th Straight French Yellow Vest Protests

Thousands March in 9th Straight French  Yellow Vest Protests

January 13, 2019 | International

PARIS — Thousands of people wearing yellow vests started marching in the streets of Paris as others were gathering in the central French city of Bourges amid high security ...Read More

Editorials »

Electoral Malpractice and its Consequences

January 16, 2019 | Editorials

An election is a procedure by which members of communities and for organization choose representatives to hold an office.
The general idea of the meaning of election . . .Read More

Acting as a Responsible Citizen for the Common Good

January 15, 2019 | Editorials

Our country is going through most fragile and crucial phase of its history. The incidents that have taken place and the ones that are taking place clearly indicate ...Read More

Giving Respect to the Right People

January 14, 2019 | Editorials

One of the bonds that keep the members of a society close to one another is undoubtedly respect. Giving respect to others is essential if one wishes to keep the social ...Read More

Afghanistan’s Electoral Fraud Costs

January 13, 2019 | Editorials

Afghan Wolesi Jirga election was expected to be more transparent, reliable and fairer than the previous elections to rebuild public trust to the electoral institutions...Read More

Why Afghanistan Needs Media Convergence

January 12, 2019 | Editorials

The Web and its related technologies have expressively influenced not only the ways in which news is consumed, but also how journalism education and the ongoing ...Read More

Afghanistan’s Governance Challenges

January 10, 2019 | Editorials

Governance has been defined as the provision of the political, social and economic goods that a citizen has the right to expect from his or her state, and that a state ...Read More

Strong Economy Ensures Political Constancy

January 09, 2019 | Editorials

Economy plays a vital role in development and progress of a country. Without sound economy it is a figment of imagination to think about order and stability in other fields ...Read More

Article/opinion »

Managing Diversity Key to Social Peace

Managing Diversity Key to Social Peace

January 16, 2019 | M. Karimi | opinion

Living within a diversity requires that the inhabitants develop respect and broadmindedness for one another. Without these factors, it might be terribly troublesome to tighten . . .Read More

The Leader of the World Bank Needs

The Leader of the World Bank Needs

January 16, 2019 | Homi Kharas and Eswar Prasad | opinion

Jim Yong Kim’s sudden resignation as president of the World Bank Group (WBG) offers an opportunity to reflect on the direction, legitimacy, and effectiveness of that 75-year old ...Read More

The Role of Press in Democratic System

The Role of Press in Democratic System

January 15, 2019 | Writer: Moh Erfani / Translator: Moh Zahir Akbari | opinion

The press as a civil society entity is considered as the fourth pillar of democracy in political system and can play an important role in creating appropriate environment ...Read More

Agonizing over Afghanistan

Agonizing over Afghanistan

January 15, 2019 | Richard N. Haass | opinion

After more than 17 years, the time has come to accept two important truths about the war in Afghanistan. The first is that there will be no military victory by the government...Read More

The young population and upcoming challenges of the Afghan government

The young population and upcoming challenges  of the Afghan government

January 14, 2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari | opinion

Population is one of the most important factors and variables that must be considered in macroeconomic, social and political programs in national level. Undoubtedly, any ...Read More

Selling Africa’s Good News Stories

Selling Africa’s Good News Stories

January 14, 2019 | Shayera Dark | opinion

Anywhere in the world, freelance journalism is an extreme career choice. The job requires withstanding pitch rejections, ignored queries, stolen story ideas ...Read More

The Outcome of Kim-Xi’s Visit

The Outcome of Kim-Xi’s Visit

January 13, 2019 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

The recent visit of Korean Leader Kim Jong-un to China to hold his fourth summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping signals a strong diplomatic tie between Beijing and ...Read More