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I Need a Shoulder to Cry On

I Need a Shoulder to Cry On

August 21, 2014 | Hujjatullah Zia | Opinion

How do you feel like when you remember a sad memory and your tears trickle down your cheek, however you have no shoulder to cry on? Whenever my friend’s parting glance, my ...Read more

Misunderstandings, Clashes and Ambiguities Continue

August 21, 2014 | Editorials

After presidential runners signed an agreement, there were expectations that the process of vote audit would speed up and soon the people will have the pleasure of knowing the result; however, that does not seem to be happening at the moment. Still ...Read more

Cross-Border Shelling Must Be Dealt Seriously

August 21, 2014 | Editorials

The recent rocket shelling from across the Pakistani border into the Afghan soil has once again intensified resulting in the injuries of many citizens and hundreds of them were forced to ...Read more

The Candidates Should Handle the Issue with Diplomacy

August 21, 2014 | Editorials

Afghan people still suffer from political wheeling and dealing. The disagreements between the presidential candidates on the one hand and the insurgencies launched by the militants ...Read more

National »

Security Forces Need $6b Annually: Zakhilwal

Security Forces Need  $6b Annually: Zakhilwal

August 21, 2014 | National

KABUL - More foreign aid would be needed to strengthen Afghan security forces after the drawdown of international troops and the current insurgency in the country, officials said on ...Read More

Karzai Urges for Election Results on Schedule

Karzai Urges for Election Results on Schedule

August 21, 2014 | National

KABUL - President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday renewed his concerns at the negative effects the delay in announcing the presidential election results was having on people's ...Read More

Afghanistan Marks 95th Independence Day

Afghanistan Marks  95th Independence Day

August 20, 2014 | National

KABUL - A special ceremony was held at the Ministry of Defense (MoD) commemorating the 95th anniversary of Afghanistan's independence on ...Read More

53 pc of Ballots Audited: Poll Panel

53 pc of Ballots Audited: Poll Panel

August 20, 2014 | National

KABUL - Nearly 53 percent of the votes cast in the second round of the presidential polls have been audited, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) announced on ...Read More

Karzai Calls for Early Runoff Results

Karzai Calls  for Early Runoff Results

August 20, 2014 | National

KABUL - Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday called for early announcement of the result of the presidential runoff held ..Read More

International »

EU to Luanch Two More Satellites to Improve Navigation System

EU to Luanch Two More Satellites to Improve Navigation System

August 21, 2014 | International

BRUSSELS - The European Union (EU) will send two more satellites into space, bringing the total number of satellites in orbit to six, the EU said in a statement on ...Read More

U.N. Nuclear Chief Holds Top Level Nuclear Talks in Iran

U.N. Nuclear Chief Holds  Top Level Nuclear Talks in Iran

August 18, 2014 | International

DUBAI - U.N. nuclear agency chief Yukiya Amano began talks in Tehran on Sunday with President Hassan Rouhani and other senior officials to push for progress in a long-running investigation into Iran ...Read More

Turkey Ruling Party Favours Davutoglu As New PM: Report

Turkey Ruling Party Favours  Davutoglu As New PM: Report

August 17, 2014 | International

ISTANBUL - Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has strongly backed the naming of Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as the new premier and party leader to replace ...Read More

U.N. Nuclear Chief Amano to Visit Iran on Sunday

U.N. Nuclear  Chief Amano to  Visit Iran on Sunday

August 16, 2014 | International

VIENNA - U.N. nuclear agency chief Yukiya Amano will visit Iran on Sunday in an effort to advance cooperation in the agency’s long-running dispute with Iran over its nuclear activities, the ...Read More

Iran May Not Sacrifice N. Rights: Zarif

Iran May Not  Sacrifice N. Rights: Zarif

August 14, 2014 | International

TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined Tehran's seriousness in the talks with the Group 5+1 (the US, Russia, China, Britain and France plus Germany), and ...Read More

Editorials »

Misunderstandings, Clashes and Ambiguities Continue

August 21, 2014 | Editorials

After presidential runners signed an agreement, there were expectations that the process of vote audit would speed up and soon the people will have the pleasure of knowing the result; however, that does not seem to be happening at the moment. Still ...Read More

Cross-Border Shelling Must Be Dealt Seriously

August 21, 2014 | Editorials

The recent rocket shelling from across the Pakistani border into the Afghan soil has once again intensified resulting in the injuries of many citizens and hundreds of them were forced to ...Read More

The Candidates Should Handle the Issue with Diplomacy

August 21, 2014 | Editorials

Afghan people still suffer from political wheeling and dealing. The disagreements between the presidential candidates on the one hand and the insurgencies launched by the militants ...Read More

Success of Polio Campaign is our Shared Responsibility

August 20, 2014 | Editorials

According to the sources of Ministry of Health, a new polio campaign started in the country from Sunday in which more than eight million children below five will be given the anti-polio ...Read More

Malicious Af-Pak Widening Distrust

August 20, 2014 | Editorials

Seemingly, both Afghanistan and Pakistan have been cooperative neighbors, however the attitude displayed on various occasions diffuses this dictum, instead depicts a low level of ...Read More

Article/opinion »

I Need a Shoulder to Cry On

I Need a Shoulder to Cry On

August 21, 2014 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

How do you feel like when you remember a sad memory and your tears trickle down your cheek, however you have no shoulder to cry on? Whenever my friend’s parting glance, my ...Read More

Fading Popularity of Independence Day

Fading Popularity  of Independence Day

August 21, 2014 | Masood Korosh | opinion

Tuesday, Aug. 19, government celebrated the 95th independence anniversary of the country. TVS and Radio channels conducted discussions and called on analysts to ponder over the issue from ...Read More

Selfishness – A Self-destructive Habit

Selfishness – A  Self-destructive Habit

August 20, 2014 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Everybody is bound to be selfish from time to time. Although many elements of our society many encourage it, selfishness just hurts other people, sometimes at little to personal ...Read More

How to Turn Conflicts, Beneficial than Demaging?

How to Turn Conflicts, Beneficial than Demaging?

August 20, 2014 | Asmatyari | opinion

Conflict is a natural part of life. Disputes are generally considered to be disagreements that involve negotiable interests. Such issues can be settled through ...Read More

If you want to grow strong, make your enemy weak!

If you want to grow strong, make your enemy weak!

August 18, 2014 | Muhammad Rasool Shah | opinion

My cousin was busy in cooking something special for us. Unlike an Afghan male, he likes to cook and is too good in it. Right from the morning, he was busy in either ordering things or ...Read More