Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

The 19th National Congress of China

The 19th National Congress of China

October 18, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | Opinion

The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), which starts on Wednesday, offers a chance to review achievements under the leadership of Chinese President, also the Party...Read more

“Government Must Renew Focus to Ensure Girls Education”

October 18, 2017 | Editorials

Though there have been many claims of improvement, the education of the girls still faces serious problems in Afghanistan. In a report released on Tuesday, October 17, Human Rights Watch...Read more

Time to Put the Governed First

October 17, 2017 | Editorials

In today’s modern world of ours, human beings live within states that do not only differentiate them from one another politically but also strive, at least in theory, to facilitate them to...Read more

Obstacles before Polio Campaign

October 16, 2017 | Editorials

Afghanistan is one of the three countries, alongside Pakistan and Nigeria, in the world where polio remains endemic. The number of reported cases has been reduced significantly in recent years in the...Read more

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Suicide Bombers, Gunmen Kill 71 in Attacks on ANSF

Suicide Bombers, Gunmen Kill 71 in Attacks on ANSF

October 18, 2017 | National

KABUL – The Taliban claimed the more deadly of the two assaults, a coordinated attack on police in the southeast city of Gardez in Paktia province. Two separate suicide and gun...Read More

Ghani to Visit India Ahead of Pakistan Trip

Ghani to Visit India Ahead of Pakistan Trip

October 18, 2017 | National

KABUL - President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani is expected to visit India in two weeks before his trip to Pakistan, a reliable source said on Tuesday. Earlier, Pakistan chief of army staff Javed Qamar...Read More

20,000 Persons Diagnosed with Cancer Countrywide: MoPH

20,000 Persons Diagnosed with Cancer Countrywide: MoPH

October 18, 2017 | National

KABUL – As many as 20,000 people, 3,500 of them women, have been suffering from various kinds of cancer in the country, an official said on Tuesday. The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has...Read More

Schools Closing Due to Violence, Undermining Gains in Educating Girls: Rights Group

Schools Closing Due to Violence, Undermining Gains in Educating Girls: Rights Group

October 18, 2017 | National

KABUL – After more than a decade and a half of international intervention, two-thirds of Afghan girls still do not go to school. Spreading violence in Afghanistan is forcing...Read More

EU Renews Commitment to Afghanistan’s Stability

EU Renews Commitment to Afghanistan’s Stability

October 18, 2017 | National

KABUL - The European Union (EU) has renewed its long-term commitment to promoting peace, stability and prosperity in Afghanistan.
The reiteration of the commitment by the EU...Read More

Kabul Expects Positive Results from Quadrilateral Meeting

Kabul Expects Positive Results from  Quadrilateral Meeting

October 17, 2017 | National

KABUL – Abdullah said Kabul expects to see positive changes in Afghanistan-Pakistan relationships following the quadrilateral meeting. The Sixth Quadrilateral Meeting was held in...Read More

Abdulllah Raises Concern over Food Insecurity, Malnutrition

Abdulllah Raises  Concern over Food  Insecurity, Malnutrition

October 17, 2017 | National

KABUL - National Unity Government (NUG) Chief Executive Abdullah Abdulllah said on Monday at a ceremony for the Afghanistan Food Security and Nutrition Agenda (AFSeN) in Kabul that...Read More

International »

EU Brexit Chief Urges Britain to Keep up the Momentum

EU Brexit Chief Urges Britain to Keep up the Momentum

October 18, 2017 | International

BRUSSELS — The European Union’s Brexit negotiator urged the British government Tuesday to keep up the momentum in negotiations on leaving the bloc if it wants the talks to advance to a new...Read More

Trump to Make 2-Day State Visit to S. Korea for Summit, Speech in Parliament: Seoul

Trump to Make 2-Day State Visit to S. Korea for Summit, Speech in Parliament: Seoul

October 18, 2017 | International

SEOUL - U.S. President Donald Trump will make a two-day state visit to South Korea next month to hold a summit meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and deliver a speech to the...Read More

Hillary Clinton Warns Britain on Potential Trade Deal with Trump

Hillary Clinton Warns Britain  on Potential Trade Deal with Trump

October 16, 2017 | International

LONDON - Former U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton cautioned Britain on Sunday over its push to secure a trade deal with U.S. President Donald Trump after it leaves the European...Read More

Merkel Back at the Polls before Tough Coalition Talks

Merkel Back at the Polls before Tough Coalition Talks

October 16, 2017 | International

BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces a regional vote test Sunday, after winning a fourth term with a disappointing showing that has forced her to embark on high-stakes coalition talks...Read More

EU Continues to Fully Implement Iran Nuclear Deal: Mogherini

EU Continues to Fully Implement Iran Nuclear Deal: Mogherini

October 15, 2017 | International

BRUSSELS - The European Union(EU) will continue to fully implement the Iran nuclear deal, despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to decertify Iran’s compliance with the deal...Read More

Russian Senate Head to Discuss Nuclear Program with North, South Korea

Russian Senate Head to Discuss Nuclear Program with North, South Korea

October 15, 2017 | International

MOSCOW - A senior official in the Russian parliament will discuss North Korea’s missile and nuclear program in separate talks with parliamentarians from Seoul and Pyongyang on Monday...Read More

Editorials »

“Government Must Renew Focus to Ensure Girls Education”

October 18, 2017 | Editorials

Though there have been many claims of improvement, the education of the girls still faces serious problems in Afghanistan. In a report released on Tuesday, October 17, Human Rights Watch...Read More

Time to Put the Governed First

October 17, 2017 | Editorials

In today’s modern world of ours, human beings live within states that do not only differentiate them from one another politically but also strive, at least in theory, to facilitate them to...Read More

Obstacles before Polio Campaign

October 16, 2017 | Editorials

Afghanistan is one of the three countries, alongside Pakistan and Nigeria, in the world where polio remains endemic. The number of reported cases has been reduced significantly in recent years in the...Read More

Ensuring Food Security

October 15, 2017 | Editorials

Tomorrow, i.e. October 16th will be celebrated around the world as the World Food Day. The day is celebrated to honor the date of the founding of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the...Read More

Treating Every Faction of Society Equally

October 14, 2017 | Editorials

Aging is an inevitable natural and biological phenomenon. There are many perceptions of the old generation varying from one culture to another. Some people have the positive views like...Read More

Uprooting the Real Issues

October 12, 2017 | Editorials

A cursory look at our society will depict the fact that it has given only a few people the opportunity to take advantage of all the facilities of life and live in light, and it has pushed...Read More

No Easy Way to Achievements

October 11, 2017 | Editorials

Life is a continuous struggle. There are no easy earnings or achievements. In order to make an achievement in life it is necessary for an individual to have the urge and the iron will. Without having...Read More

Article/opinion »

The 19th National Congress of China

The 19th National Congress of China

October 18, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), which starts on Wednesday, offers a chance to review achievements under the leadership of Chinese President, also the Party...Read More

WFD – Empathizing the Hungry and Awakening Conscience

WFD – Empathizing the Hungry and Awakening Conscience

October 17, 2017 | Jawad Sorosh | opinion

World Food Day (WFD) is celebrated every year around the world on October 16 in honor of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations in...Read More

Any Hope for Afghanistan’s Future Economy?

Any Hope for Afghanistan’s Future Economy?

October 16, 2017 | Mustafa Ahmadi | opinion

We are all eager to know about the future of Afghanistan’s economy. The country’s economy declined within the past decades, mainly during the civil unrests. Considering the recent relatively...Read More

Nonstop Bleeding

Nonstop Bleeding

October 16, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

A truck bomb blast shook Somalia’s Capital Mogadishu on Sunday leaving hundreds of dead and wounded behind. This deadly incident reflects the strength of terrorist group of Al Shabab...Read More

The Taliban Balk at Holding Talks

The Taliban Balk at Holding Talks

October 15, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Recently, the issue of peace talks between the Taliban and Afghan government has been changed into a controversial topic. On the one hand, the Taliban militants intensify their attacks along...Read More

Strategies for Combating Terrorism

Strategies for Combating Terrorism

October 14, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

The issue of terrorism has challenged not only Afghanistan but the entire world. Despite the counter insurgency, a large number of individuals were affected by terrorism from Kabul to Spain and London...Read More

Why the World Turns a Blind Eye to Narcotic Drug?

Why the World Turns a Blind Eye  to Narcotic Drug?

October 12, 2017 | Muhammad Ishaq Arifi | opinion

The product of narcotic drug is one of the great challenges in Afghanistan and has supported the war. This is also an international issue and devastated a large layer of human society...Read More