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The Echo of Zahra’s Suicide

The Echo of Zahra’s Suicide

November 23, 2017 | Mohammad Hedayat | Opinion

The news about Zahra’s suicide went viral and triggered public conjecture, which was stereotypical. There were words about the refusal of her monograph for six times, lack of patience...Read more

Children Undergo Immeasurable Suffering

November 23, 2017 | Editorials

Children are the vulnerable layer of a society and suffer in one way or another around the world. They are susceptible to hardships, domestic violence, and militancy. Despite their physical...Read more

Keeping the Youth Away from Crimes

November 22, 2017 | Editorials

Crimes and delinquency within a society are very cruel. When the way for them are paved and they are allowed to multiply, they target all the sections of the society alike. Even they do not...Read more

Universal Children’s Day

November 21, 2017 | Editorials

Yesterday, November 20, was celebrated as Universal Children’s Day around the world. The basic objective of the day is to advocate, promote and celebrate children’s rights and encourage...Read more

National »

Taliban and Daesh ‘Involved in Human Trafficking’

Taliban and Daesh ‘Involved in Human Trafficking’

November 23, 2017 | National

KABUL - A report by the United Nations reveals that insurgent groups are involved in human smuggling often for the purpose of sexual slavery and forced labor. Addressing a UN session, the US...Read More

Beijing Reaffirms Support to Kabul War on Terror

Beijing Reaffirms Support to Kabul War on Terror

November 23, 2017 | National

KABUL - Chinese envoy in Kabul on Wednesday renewed his country’s commitment to cooperating with Afghanistan in the fight against terrorism -- a common threat to both the countries...Read More

Awareness about Peace Should Begin from Schools: Rula

Awareness about  Peace Should Begin from Schools: Rula

November 23, 2017 | National

KABUL - First Lady Rula Ghani on Wednesday said creating awareness about peace should start from schools, universities and government departments. Rula expressed these views during a meeting... Read More

Turkey Begins 6th Term of Female Afghan Police Training Program

Turkey Begins 6th Term of Female  Afghan Police Training Program

November 23, 2017 | National

KABUL - the 6th term of the Female Afghan National Police Training program held by the Sivas Police Vocational School began Wednesday in Turkey's central province. For four months, 243 Afghan...Read More

Women’s Political Empowerment Key to Afghanistan Development: UN

Women’s Political Empowerment  Key to Afghanistan Development: UN

November 23, 2017 | National

KABUL - Strengthening women’s participation in all aspects of the electoral process was the focus of this year’s Global Open Days events across Afghanistan, a series of nationwide...Read More

Tehran Hosts Conference on Countering Takfirism

Tehran Hosts Conference on Countering Takfirism

November 23, 2017 | National

TEHRAN - The Iranian capital has started hosting an international conference to discuss means of countering Takfirism. The two-day event kicked off on Wednesday, with more than 500 Shia...Read More

Afghanistan’s Economy Slowly on Rise, to Grow 2.6 Percent this Year: WB

Afghanistan’s Economy Slowly on Rise, to Grow 2.6 Percent this Year: WB

November 22, 2017 | National

KABUL - Afghanistan’s economy is expected to grow 2.6 percent this year, up slightly from the previous year despite deteriorating security, the World Bank (WB) said in a report on...Read More

International »

Erdogan Accuses West of Destroying Muslim Unity

Erdogan Accuses West  of Destroying Muslim Unity

November 23, 2017 | International

ISTANBUL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday accused Western nations of trying to implement a “dirty scenario” to destroy the unity, coexistence and wealth...Read More

EU Lifts Britain out of Deficit Sin Bin

EU Lifts Britain out of Deficit Sin Bin

November 23, 2017 | International

BRUSSELS - The EU said Wednesday it would end its special budget supervision for Britain after almost a decade, saying London had reduced its excessive deficit enough to fall within...Read More

Children’s Suffering across World Unacceptable: UN

Children’s Suffering  across World Unacceptable: UN

November 22, 2017 | International

UNITED NATIONS - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday deplored the fact that the world is letting children down by allowing them to go through hardships and suffering. I am sorry to...Read More

Russian Military Operations in Syria Near Completion: Putin

Russian Military Operations in Syria Near Completion: Putin

November 22, 2017 | International

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin told his visiting Syrian counterpart, Bashar al-Assad, that military operations against terrorists in Syria are coming to an end, with the focus...Read More

German Coalition Talks Collapse after FDP Withdraws

German Coalition Talks  Collapse after FDP Withdraws

November 21, 2017 | International

BERLIN - The three-party exploratory talks for the formation of Germany’s new government failed late Sunday night after the Free Democratic Party (FDP) pulled out due to unbridgeable...Read More

EU, Iran Hold High-Level Talks Amid Trump’s Threats

EU, Iran Hold High-Level Talks  Amid Trump’s Threats

November 21, 2017 | International

TEHRAN - Iran and the EU have started their third round of high-level talks following the 2016 implementation of a nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world countries. Helga Schmid...Read More

Editorials »

Children Undergo Immeasurable Suffering

November 23, 2017 | Editorials

Children are the vulnerable layer of a society and suffer in one way or another around the world. They are susceptible to hardships, domestic violence, and militancy. Despite their physical...Read More

Keeping the Youth Away from Crimes

November 22, 2017 | Editorials

Crimes and delinquency within a society are very cruel. When the way for them are paved and they are allowed to multiply, they target all the sections of the society alike. Even they do not...Read More

Universal Children’s Day

November 21, 2017 | Editorials

Yesterday, November 20, was celebrated as Universal Children’s Day around the world. The basic objective of the day is to advocate, promote and celebrate children’s rights and encourage...Read More

World Philosophy Day

November 20, 2017 | Editorials

November 19 celebrated as the World Philosophy Day. The day was proclaimed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) General Conference in 2005 with the...Read More

Political Rhetoric

November 19, 2017 | Editorials

The mistrust between Afghan officials increased and some officials call for conducting Loya Jirga (Grand National Assembly) to mitigate the political syndrome. But Afghan Presidential Palace...Read More

Facing Winter Challenges

November 18, 2017 | Editorials

In certain parts of Afghanistan, the winter season is very challenging. People living in such areas have to face different sorts of hardships and troubles. In certain cases, those hardships...Read More

Uncontrolled Rise in Opium Production This Year

November 16, 2017 | Editorials

It appears that Afghanistan would require more time to set its fight against poppy cultivation and production on track. Rather, it should first control the negative influences poppy cultivation may...Read More

Article/opinion »

The Echo of Zahra’s Suicide

The Echo of Zahra’s Suicide

November 23, 2017 | Mohammad Hedayat | opinion

The news about Zahra’s suicide went viral and triggered public conjecture, which was stereotypical. There were words about the refusal of her monograph for six times, lack of patience...Read More

Casualties Lead to Despair

Casualties Lead to Despair

November 23, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Despite the democratic system, the issue of terrorism has filled the air with a sense of disappointment. The high graph of soldiers’ casualties has hardened the process of recruitment...Read More

Unless You Create Good Universities; You cannot Move into the Next Phase of Development!!

Unless You Create Good Universities; You cannot Move into the Next Phase of Development!!

November 22, 2017 | Hamid Bamik | opinion

The title of this paper is derived from the book of The New Asian Hemisphere written by Kishore Mahbubani, the dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University...Read More

Political Hullabaloo in Pakistan

Political Hullabaloo in Pakistan

November 22, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

After Pakistani Prime Minister and Pakistan Muslim League -Nawaz’s leader Nawaz Sharif disqualified by Supreme Court (SC), a sense of political hullabaloo emerged inside Pakistan...Read More

The Weak Points of Afghanistan’s Higher Education

The Weak Points of Afghanistan’s Higher Education

November 21, 2017 | Mustafa Ahmadi | opinion

In the world where all proceed toward progress and development, one cannot underestimate the role of educational institutions since level of higher education and dynamic system of education and...Read More

Civilians Suffer amidst War

Civilians Suffer amidst War

November 21, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Human rights violation constantly makes global headline. People’s rights are violated in some ways or the other, especially on the basis of their racial and religious backgrounds...Read More

From Ethnicity to Democracy

From Ethnicity to Democracy

November 20, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Basically, Afghanistan was established in 1747 through tribal confederation. The form of state was sultanate and all tribes could not convene in the session when Ahmad Shah Abdali was...Read More