Editor in Chief: Dr. Hussain Yasa Saturday, November 29th, 2014

Treat Others as You Want to be Treated

Treat Others as You Want to be Treated

November 27, 2014 | Hujjatullah Zia | Opinion

A taxi driver picked up an elderly lady in the middle of the night. He loaded her baggage and held her hand as she limped into the taxi. “Why are you so kind?” she asked. He ...Read more

Increasing Insecurity in the Country

November 27, 2014 | Editorials

The rise in Taliban suicide bombings with large casualties in the capital Kabul and other major provinces have raised serious ...Read more

Meeting of Religious Scholars Against IS

November 26, 2014 | Editorials

According to media reports, Iran’s government is arranging a meeting of Islamic scholars from different corners of the world who would sit together to tell Muslims of the world ...Read more

A New Leaf in Afghan-Pak Relations

November 24, 2014 | Editorials

Relations have long been strained over the presence of Taliban militants on both sides of the border. Afghan officials have accused the Pakistani military of aiding and directing the ...Read more

National »

Ghani Says Won’t Allow a Proxy War in Afghanistan

Ghani Says Won’t Allow a Proxy War in Afghanistan

November 27, 2014 | National

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday said he would not allow anyone to conduct a proxy war in his country or Afghan territory to be used against its ...Read More

Govt’s Credibility at Stake, Warns Ibrahimi

Govt’s Credibility at Stake, Warns Ibrahimi

November 27, 2014 | National

KABUL - Wolesi Jirga speaker Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi on Wednesday said the government would lose its credibility if failed to introduce Cabinet nominees to the lower house for a vote of ...Read More

Abdullah Plays Down Dostum’s Remarks

Abdullah Plays Down  Dostum’s Remarks

November 27, 2014 | National

KABUL - In his reaction to recent remarks by First Vice-President that a 50/50 power sharing formula is not feasible in the unity government, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah ...Read More

Say ‘No’ to Violence against Women: EU

Say ‘No’ to Violence  against Women: EU

November 26, 2014 | National

KABUL – In a Joint statement by the European Union Special Representative in Afghanistan, Ambassador Franz-Michael Mellbin and the Head of Mission of European Union Police Mission in ...Read More

President, CEO Still Divided on Formation of Cabinet

President, CEO Still Divided on Formation of Cabinet

November 26, 2014 | National

KABUL - Spokesman to the chief executive of the National Unity Government on Tuesday dismissed reports about the seven ministers to be introduced to the Wolesi Jirga ...Read More

International »

SAARC Leaders Call for Deeper Cooperation in Space Technology

SAARC Leaders Call  for Deeper Cooperation in Space Technology

November 27, 2014 | International

KATHMANDU - Regional collaboration in space technology must be enhanced to achieve sustainable development in South Asia, according to the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation ...Read More

Khamenei Underlines Enemies’ Failure in Defeating Iran in N. Talks

Khamenei Underlines  Enemies’ Failure in  Defeating Iran in N. Talks

November 26, 2014 | International

TEHRAN - Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei underscored the enemies' failure in forcing Iran to accept their illegitimate excessive demands during the ...Read More

Women are Not Equal to Men: Erdogan

Women are Not Equal to Men: Erdogan

November 25, 2014 | International

ANKARA, Turkey - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has set off a new controversy, declaring that women are not equal to men and accusing feminists of not understanding the special ...Read More

Russia Not Isolated Over Ukraine, Blames West for Frosty Ties: Putin

Russia Not Isolated Over Ukraine, Blames West for Frosty Ties: Putin

November 24, 2014 | International

MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin blamed the West for worsening relations with Russia since the Ukraine crisis and said Moscow would not allow itself to become internationally ...Read More

Lavrov Accuses West of Seeking ‘Regime Change’ in Russia

Lavrov Accuses West of Seeking ‘Regime Change’ in Russia

November 23, 2014 | International

MOSCOW - Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused the West on Saturday of trying to use sanctions imposed on Moscow in the Ukraine crisis to seek “regime change” in ...Read More

Editorials »

Increasing Insecurity in the Country

November 27, 2014 | Editorials

The rise in Taliban suicide bombings with large casualties in the capital Kabul and other major provinces have raised serious ...Read More

Meeting of Religious Scholars Against IS

November 26, 2014 | Editorials

According to media reports, Iran’s government is arranging a meeting of Islamic scholars from different corners of the world who would sit together to tell Muslims of the world ...Read More

A New Leaf in Afghan-Pak Relations

November 24, 2014 | Editorials

Relations have long been strained over the presence of Taliban militants on both sides of the border. Afghan officials have accused the Pakistani military of aiding and directing the ...Read More

Afghan Illicit Drugs

November 23, 2014 | Editorials

‘Better Security’ in Afghanistan has been a top priority of international community. But it would be like glossing over the fundamental facts pertaining to ...Read More

World Students’ Day

November 22, 2014 | Editorials

International Students’ Day started with the tragic death of some students in 1939. Jan Opletal, a student of Charles University, was shot dead in cold blood – which caused ...Read More

Article/opinion »

Treat Others as You Want to be Treated

Treat Others as You Want to be Treated

November 27, 2014 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

A taxi driver picked up an elderly lady in the middle of the night. He loaded her baggage and held her hand as she limped into the taxi. “Why are you so kind?” she asked. He ...Read More

A Well-Functioning Free Trade Area Would Create a More Prosperous South Asia

A Well-Functioning Free Trade Area Would Create a More Prosperous South Asia

November 27, 2014 | Sanjay Kathuria and Sohaib Shahid | opinion

There is great excitement for the 18thSouth Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)summit being held this week in Kathmandu. A big question is whether there will be faster ...Read More

What is Morality?

What is Morality?

November 26, 2014 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

It is said that in November of 1724, at Lakhta along the Finnish Gulf to inspect some ironworks, Peter the Great, the Tsar and first Emperor of Russia, saw a group of soldiers drowning near shore and, ...Read More

Regional Cooperation for Sustainable Development: An Agenda for the SAARC Kathmandu Summit

Regional Cooperation for Sustainable Development: An Agenda for the SAARC Kathmandu Summit

November 26, 2014 | Dr. Shamshad Akhtar | opinion

The leaders of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) will assemble in Kathmandu this week for their 18th Summit. It is an opportunity for game-changing policy ...Read More

A Piece of Fatherly Advice

A Piece of Fatherly Advice

November 25, 2014 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

“And look at people’s lives, the lives of those street dancers in the final quarters to play hungry and shiver and beggary. I was like them, Zheraldin! In those nights, those ...Read More