Editor in Chief: Dr. Hussain Yasa Friday, September 30th, 2016

Fighting Diseases Properly

September 29, 2016 | Editorials

Diseases are natural and almost all the human beings get sick at some time or the other. People get sick because of different reasons, mostly because of different viruses and...Read more

‘Tourism for All’

September 28, 2016 | Editorials

Human beings have always liked to enjoy nature and its beauty. They have shown their interest in their surroundings and have always strived to discover natural phenomena...Read more

International Day for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

September 27, 2016 | Editorials

September 26, was the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. The objective of the day is to provide an opportunity to the world community to reaffirm...Read more

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Peace Deal to be Signed Today, Confirms HIA Envoy

Peace Deal to be Signed Today, Confirms HIA Envoy

September 29, 2016 | National

KABUL - The Gulbadin Hekmatyar-led Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) top peace negotiator on Wednesday confirmed President Ashraf Ghani and the HIA leader will be signing the peace...Read More

Abdullah Criticizes Karzai’s Remarks on Taliban

Abdullah Criticizes  Karzai’s Remarks on Taliban

September 29, 2016 | National

KABUL - Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah at a gathering on Wednesday criticized former President Hamid Karzai's recent statement on Taliban and said Karzai needs to...Read More

UN Concerns over Return Refugees’ Situation

UN Concerns over Return  Refugees’ Situation

September 29, 2016 | National

KABUL - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Wednesday said that massive return of Afghan refugees from Afghanistan's neighboring countries as well as...Read More

US, NATO to Continue Backing ANSF

US, NATO to Continue Backing ANSF

September 29, 2016 | National

WASHINGTON - The Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) remain determined and resolved to fight for the security of their country, the United States said on Tuesday as it...Read More

Eight Major Corruption Cases under Investigation: AGO

Eight Major Corruption Cases under Investigation: AGO

September 29, 2016 | National

KABUL - The Attorney General's Office (AGO) on Wednesday said they have started investigation into eight major corruption cases through the Anti-Corruption Judicial Center...Read More

US Awards $109 Million Contract for the Purchase of 433 Humvees to Afghan Forces

US Awards $109 Million Contract for the Purchase of 433 Humvees to Afghan Forces

September 29, 2016 | National

KABUL - The United States Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded a contract worth $109 million for the purchase of 433 Humvee vehicles to the Afghan National Defense and...Read More

Pakistan Used Refugees Issue as Pressure Tool: Ghani

Pakistan Used Refugees Issue as Pressure Tool: Ghani

September 28, 2016 | National

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani has alleged Pakistan is using the issue of Afghan refugees as pressure tool against Afghanistan. According to a senior government official, as...Read More

International »

U.S. Federal Gov’t Facing Shutdown Threat Again

U.S. Federal Gov’t Facing Shutdown Threat Again

September 29, 2016 | International

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate on Tuesday failed to pass a stopgap funding bill proposed by Republicans, pushing the federal government to the edge of shutdown. The federal...Read More

Syrian Military Intensifies Airstrikes on Rebel Positions in Aleppo

Syrian Military Intensifies Airstrikes on Rebel Positions in Aleppo

September 29, 2016 | International

DAMASCUS - The Syrian military intensified its airstrikes on rebel positions in the northern city of Aleppo on Wednesday, a military source told Xinhua. The air raids targeted rebel...Read More

UN Chief Calls for Full Global Disarmament

UN Chief Calls for Full Global Disarmament

September 28, 2016 | International

UNIETD NATIONS - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday called for a full global disarmament as the world faces growing nuclear dangers and tensions, but progress in multilateral...Read More

Poll, Experts Suggest Clinton Winner of 1st US Presidential Debate

Poll, Experts Suggest Clinton Winner of 1st US Presidential Debate

September 28, 2016 | International

HEMPSTEAD, the United States - A new CNN/ORC poll and experts at Hofstra University said Hillary Clinton was the winner of Monday night's presidential debate as the Democratic...Read More

U.S., Russia Must Agree to “Ceasefire” or Consider Withdrawal from Syria: Aust’n FM

U.S., Russia Must Agree to “Ceasefire” or Consider Withdrawal from Syria: Aust’n FM

September 27, 2016 | International

CANBERRA - The United States and Russia should consider pulling out of Syria if they cannot agree to a ceasefire, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on Monday...Read More

UNSC Holds Urgent Meeting on Syria Conflict with Calls for Truce

UNSC Holds Urgent Meeting on Syria Conflict with Calls for Truce

September 27, 2016 | International

UNITED NATIONS - During a testy -- including a walkout -- emergency Security Council meeting on Sunday called in wake of "one of the worst" weeks in Syria in...Read More

Editorials »

Fighting Diseases Properly

September 29, 2016 | Editorials

Diseases are natural and almost all the human beings get sick at some time or the other. People get sick because of different reasons, mostly because of different viruses and...Read More

‘Tourism for All’

September 28, 2016 | Editorials

Human beings have always liked to enjoy nature and its beauty. They have shown their interest in their surroundings and have always strived to discover natural phenomena...Read More

International Day for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

September 27, 2016 | Editorials

September 26, was the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. The objective of the day is to provide an opportunity to the world community to reaffirm...Read More

Militancy and Radical Ideology Menace Freedom

September 26, 2016 | Editorials

Freedom is men’s natural right and one is not supposed to pose threat to this right or curtail it but on the basis of law. “All human beings are born free and equal in...Read More

Preserving Cultural Heritage

September 25, 2016 | Editorials

Afghanistan is one of the countries that is blessed with mineral resources and historical monuments. However, it has not been able to benefit much from both of them. The historical...Read More

Controlling the Crimes

September 24, 2016 | Editorials

Currently, Afghanistan is suffering from myriads of problems and among them the rising rate of crimes is a dominant one. The persistent insecurity and instability have provided...Read More

Freedom of Choice

September 22, 2016 | Editorials

One of the most important factors of freedom is that a person should at least be able to choose from a set of choices that is best for him. Definitely, thinking of choosing from...Read More

Article/opinion »

Role of Education in Economic Development

Role of Education in  Economic Development

September 29, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari | opinion

Education in every sense is one of the fundamental factors of economic development. No country can achieve sustainable economic development without substantial investment in...Read More

Legislation – A Panacea for Problems

Legislation – A Panacea for Problems

September 29, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Law is established to ensure social justice and protect the citizens’ fundamental rights namely their rights to life, liberty and estate. In natural state, which is void...Read More

Drastic Changes between Generations

Drastic Changes between Generations

September 28, 2016 | Dilawar Sherzai | opinion

There is nothing as permanent as change. And, this phenomenon is true for the entire universe. Wherever there is matter, there is change. The changes in the physical environment...Read More

Role of Teachers in Modern Educational System

Role of Teachers in Modern Educational System

September 27, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari | opinion

The role of teacher in modern educational system is not only imparting merely knowledge to students but also, as a real architect of new generation, responsible to build...Read More

The Futility of Presidential Agenda

The Futility of Presidential Agenda

September 27, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

The security situation has been deteriorated recently and the Taliban fighters gained upper hand in restive provinces. The escalated militancy has filled the air with a sense...Read More

The Adverse Effects of Unemployment

The Adverse Effects of Unemployment

September 26, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari | opinion

When a person is actively searching for a job, and is unable to find any work this is called unemployment. It can also be defined as a situation where someone of working age is...Read More

A Dose of Solution to Economic Crisis

A Dose of Solution to Economic Crisis

September 25, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari | opinion

Unfortunately the Afghan governments have never been able to optimally exploit the economic potential resources and opportunities have in hand. The long term insecurities...Read More