Editor in Chief: Dr. Hussain Yasa Sunday, May 1st, 2016

Political Leadership

Political Leadership

May 01, 2016 | Dilawar Sherzai | Opinion

Leadership is a necessary social phenomenon. In a society different people live together, with different habits, attitudes, ideas and interests and yet have to be...Read more

Peace is Paramount

May 01, 2016 | Editorials

Afghanistan has been suffering from the horrors of wars and instability for decades now. These have made the people undergo great misery; therefore, most of the people are ...Read more

Taliban Delegation in Pakistan

April 30, 2016 | Editorials

A Taliban delegation from the  Qatar political office is in Pakistan to have talks with Pakistani officials over Afghanistan’s peace process and some demands of the Taliban from the Pakistani government. The AfghanRead more

School Girls Poisoned Again

April 28, 2016 | Editorials

Poisoning innocent school girls has once again started in Afghanistan. There have been many such incidents in different parts of the country. It is believed that these actions...Read more

National »

73pc of Afghans Threatened by Malaria: Minister

73pc of Afghans Threatened by Malaria: Minister

May 01, 2016 | National

JALALABAD - Public Health Minister Ferozuddin Feroz on Saturday said 73 percent of people lived in malaria endemic areas across Afghanistan, mostly in eastern Nangarhar province...Read More

Pakistan and China Hold Talk to Revive Afghan Peace Process

Pakistan and China Hold Talk to Revive Afghan Peace Process

May 01, 2016 | National

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan and China have agreed to continue to work closely with the Afghan government to bring peace and stability in Afghanistan. The agreement over the issue...Read More

Massoud Calls for National Resistance against Pakistan’s Interference

Massoud Calls for National Resistance against Pakistan’s Interference

May 01, 2016 | National

KABUL - A top aide to President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has called for the establishment of a national resistance against the interference of Pakistan in the country, insisting...Read More

Forces Launch Push Against Taliban

Forces Launch Push Against Taliban

May 01, 2016 | National

KABUL - Government forces have launched operations against the Taliban in 18 provinces as fighting has intensified since the start of the insurgents' spring offensive this...Read More

If Elected, Trump will Keep 10,000 Troops in Afghanistan

If Elected, Trump will Keep 10,000 Troops in Afghanistan

May 01, 2016 | National

WASHINGTON - Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Friday said if elected he would keep the existing 10,000 troops in Afghanistan mainly because of a nuclear-armed...Read More

Helmand Officials Involved in Graft, Land-Grab Named

Helmand Officials Involved in Graft, Land-Grab Named

May 01, 2016 | National

LASHKARGAH - The appellate attorney in southern Helmand province on Saturday named 25 government officials accused of administrative corruption and usurping public...Read More

Ghani Reviewing Cases of Death Row Prisoners

Ghani Reviewing Cases of Death Row Prisoners

April 30, 2016 | National

KABUL - After branding militants as terrorists, President Ashraf Ghani has begun reviewing cases of death row insurgents, the Presidential Palace said on Thursday...Read More

International »

Yemen Foes Begin Direct Peace Talks in Bid to End Conflict: UN

Yemen Foes Begin Direct Peace Talks in Bid to End Conflict: UN

May 01, 2016 | International

KUWAIT CITY - Yemen's warring parties began face-to-face peace talks on Saturday on "key issues" in a bid to end the conflict in the impoverished Arab country, the...Read More

84 Migrants Still Missing after Boat Sinks Off Libya: IOM

84 Migrants Still Missing after Boat Sinks Off Libya: IOM

May 01, 2016 | International

ROME - Eighty-four migrants are still missing after an inflatable craft sank off the coast of Libya, according to survivors cited by the International Organization for Migration...Read More

EC Proposes Signature, Conclusion of EU-US DPUA

EC Proposes Signature, Conclusion of EU-US DPUA

April 30, 2016 | International

BRUSSELS - The European Commission (EC) on Friday proposed the Council of the European Union (EU) sign and conclude the EU-U.S. Data Protection Umbrella Agreement (DPUA)...Read More

Modi Invited to Address Joint Meeting of U.S. Congress

Modi Invited to Address Joint Meeting of U.S. Congress

April 30, 2016 | International

NEW DELHI - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been invited by Speaker of the American House of Representatives Paul Ryan to address a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress on...Read More

Russia Urges Formation of Broad Int’l Anti-Terrorism Front

Russia Urges Formation of Broad Int’l Anti-Terrorism Front

April 28, 2016 | International

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday urged the establishment of a broad international front against terrorism under United Nations (UN) auspices...Read More

China, Turkey Pledge to Strengthen Anti-Terrorism Cooperation

China, Turkey Pledge to Strengthen Anti-Terrorism Cooperation

April 28, 2016 | International

BEIJING - China and Turkey on Wednesday pledged to strengthen anti-terrorism cooperation, such as fighting the terrorist group the East Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM)...Read More

Editorials »

Peace is Paramount

May 01, 2016 | Editorials

Afghanistan has been suffering from the horrors of wars and instability for decades now. These have made the people undergo great misery; therefore, most of the people are ...Read More

Taliban Delegation in Pakistan

April 30, 2016 | Editorials

A Taliban delegation from the  Qatar political office is in Pakistan to have talks with Pakistani officials over Afghanistan’s peace process and some demands of the Taliban from the Pakistani government. The AfghanRead More

School Girls Poisoned Again

April 28, 2016 | Editorials

Poisoning innocent school girls has once again started in Afghanistan. There have been many such incidents in different parts of the country. It is believed that these actions...Read More

Taliban’s Momentum should be Reversed!

April 26, 2016 | Editorials

At the crucial juncture where Afghanistan is standing today, many analysts are of the view that Afghanistan will face the worst security situation this year but no one knows...Read More

NUG Needs to Take Difficult Decisions

April 25, 2016 | Editorials

President Ashraf Ghani is set to deliver a key speech to a joint session of the two houses of the parliament, the Meshrano Jirga and the Wolesi Jirga over government’s...Read More

Afghan Women Continue their Endeavors

April 24, 2016 | Editorials

Though the discriminatory behavior against women in Afghanistan still looms large and there are different incidents of violence against them as well, some among them have...Read More

Government must Guarantee Justice

April 23, 2016 | Editorials

Justice is one of the most essential requirements within a society. It provides stability to the society and it supports in establishing and maintaining legitimacy. Crimes...Read More

Article/opinion »

Political Leadership

Political Leadership

May 01, 2016 | Dilawar Sherzai | opinion

Leadership is a necessary social phenomenon. In a society different people live together, with different habits, attitudes, ideas and interests and yet have to be...Read More

Living in a Democratic Country?

Living in a Democratic Country?

May 01, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

I live under a democratic government when my rights and dignity are honored, when my nation’s blood is not spilt on the grounds of their caste, creed and color and when...Read More

Why Not Learn from India?

Why Not Learn from India?

April 30, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

People exercise their rights and freedom under true democracy in India. There are no barriers for practicing one’s culture and beliefs. One does not fear having...Read More

Ban the Bomb Tests

Ban the Bomb Tests

April 30, 2016 | Des Browne, Daryl G. Kimball, and Kairat Umarov | opinion

The Nuclear Security Summit process, which concluded earlier this month in Washington, DC, shows what can be achieved when political leaders come together to concentrate on a globalRead More

Political Harmony must to Taliban

Political Harmony must to Taliban

April 28, 2016 | Abdul Ahad Bahrami | opinion

The current season of war against the Taliban is a major test of survival and sustainability for the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF). The Taliban are waging its fiercest...Read More

Afghan Government Needs Introspection

Afghan Government Needs Introspection

April 28, 2016 | Manish Rai | opinion

With the recent attacks in Kabul the Taliban demonstrated that it’s has become too easy for them to strike the capital at will. The Taliban wants to show ordinary Afghans...Read More

Ghani’s Parliament Address

Ghani’s Parliament Address

April 26, 2016 | Abdul Ahad Bahrami | opinion

President Ashraf Ghani’s much-publicized speech in the joint session of the parliament on Monday was convincing enough for many who expected announcement of a change in policy...Read More