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Class Discrepancy

Class Discrepancy

March 26, 2017 | Dilawar Sherzai | Opinion

The social and political changes in Afghanistan have been able to cast diverse effects on Afghan society. Among different changes the stratification of society into rich and power classes is a...Read more

Do Insurgents Care about Ideology?

March 26, 2017 | Editorials

The Syria’s conflict, which began six years ago, has inflicted heavy casualties upon the Syrian nation and the rights and freedoms of countless individuals were violated. Warring factions...Read more

Year 2016 – More Deadly for Afghan Forces

March 25, 2017 | Editorials

Growing insecurity in Afghanistan is influencing the prospects of peace and tranquility in the country to a large extent. People belonging to different walks of life are being influenced by...Read more

Standards in our Society

March 20, 2017 | Editorials

A society is known by the standards it maintains in different walks of life. Better societies tend to have higher standards for almost every aspect of life; however, it is debatable what high...Read more

National »

Current Academic Curriculum Unresponsive: Ghani

Current Academic Curriculum Unresponsive: Ghani

March 26, 2017 | National

MAZAR-I-SHARIF - President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday said the current education curriculum was not responsive to students’ needs and teachers were also under pressure. Ghani, who...Read More

I will Quit my Job, not the Province: Balkh Governor

I will Quit my Job, not the  Province: Balkh Governor

March 26, 2017 | National

MAZAR-I-SHARIF - Atta Mohammad Noor, the governor of northern Balkh province, on Saturday reiterated his intention to resign in the near future, saying the president had asked him to delay...Read More

MPs React to Ghani’s Remarks on Summoning Ministers

MPs React to Ghani’s Remarks on Summoning Ministers

March 26, 2017 | National

KABUL - A number of MPs in the Wolesi Jirga, the Lower House of Parliament, on Saturday reacted to President Ashraf Ghani’s reported remarks on summoning of security ministers ...Read More

Pakistan Starts Border Fencing with Afghanistan: Gen. Bajwa

Pakistan Starts Border Fencing with Afghanistan: Gen. Bajwa

March 26, 2017 | National

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa said Saturday that the country has started fencing border with Afghanistan in a move to stop the cross-border movement of the...Read More

India, U.S. Face Common Security Problems: Mattis

India, U.S. Face Common  Security Problems: Mattis

March 26, 2017 | National

WASHINGTON - The United States Defense Secretary James Mattis in a meeting with India's National Security Adviser, Ajit Doval, at the Pentagon on Friday said the two countries are faced with...Read More

MoD Accelerates Fight against Corruption: Waziri

MoD Accelerates Fight against Corruption: Waziri

March 26, 2017 | National

KABUL - Authorities in the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said they have swapped posts of at least 1,000 officials accused of corruption in procurement and finance departments of the ministry...Read More

Illiteracy Rate in Afghanistan is Terrible: Danish

Illiteracy Rate in Afghanistan is Terrible: Danish

March 25, 2017 | National

KABUL - Mohammad Sarwar Danish, Second Vice President said on Thursday that the high illiteracy rate in the country was “terrible” and that many of the country’s...Read More

International »

Putin Discusses Anti-Terrorism with France’s Le Pen

Putin Discusses Anti-Terrorism with France’s Le Pen

March 26, 2017 | International

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin urged joint international efforts to fight terrorism on Friday at a meeting in Moscow with French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen. We all live...Read More

EU Boosts Support for OSCE Mission in Ukraine

EU Boosts Support for OSCE  Mission in Ukraine

March 26, 2017 | International

KIEV - The European Union (EU) said on Friday it has allocated an additional 3 million euros (about 3.2 million U.S. dollars) for the mission of the Organization for Security and Cooperation...Read More

Top UN Officials Call on Member States to Remain Committed to Paris Climate Accord

Top UN Officials Call on Member States to Remain Committed to Paris Climate Accord

March 25, 2017 | International

UNITED NATIONS - Climate change is an unprecedented and growing threat to peace, prosperity and development and addressing it presents an economic opportunity for governments...Read More

French DM Says Offensive to Retake Syria’s Raqqa to Start Soon

French DM Says Offensive to Retake Syria’s Raqqa to Start Soon

March 25, 2017 | International

PARIS - French Defense Minister (DM) Jean-Yves Le Drian said Friday that an international military offensive to retake Syrian city of Raqqa from the IS is likely to start “in the coming...Read More

Germany Rejects Trump’s Claim it Owes NATO

Germany Rejects Trump’s Claim  it Owes NATO

March 20, 2017 | International

BERLIN - German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen on Sunday rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's claim that Germany owes NATO and the United States "vast sums" of money...Read More

Race, Education, Gender Key Factors in Americans’ Approval of Trump: Gallup

Race, Education, Gender Key Factors in Americans’ Approval of Trump: Gallup

March 20, 2017 | International

WASHINGTON - Non-college educated American white males are most likely to approve of the job of U.S. President Donald Trump, according to a latest Gallup poll. Overall, Trump boasted a...Read More

Editorials »

Do Insurgents Care about Ideology?

March 26, 2017 | Editorials

The Syria’s conflict, which began six years ago, has inflicted heavy casualties upon the Syrian nation and the rights and freedoms of countless individuals were violated. Warring factions...Read More

Year 2016 – More Deadly for Afghan Forces

March 25, 2017 | Editorials

Growing insecurity in Afghanistan is influencing the prospects of peace and tranquility in the country to a large extent. People belonging to different walks of life are being influenced by...Read More

Standards in our Society

March 20, 2017 | Editorials

A society is known by the standards it maintains in different walks of life. Better societies tend to have higher standards for almost every aspect of life; however, it is debatable what high...Read More

The Shaky Pillars of Democracy

March 19, 2017 | Editorials

Democracy plays a crucial role in upholding the rights and freedoms of a nation. In democratic states, all individuals are born with natural rights which should be respected without considering...Read More

Corruption in Infrastructure Development

March 18, 2017 | Editorials

Corruption in different forms and in different sectors in Afghanistan has had some very drastic impacts on the country as a whole. The resources and energies that could be spent for the...Read More

Insecurity Haunts Education System

March 16, 2017 | Editorials

Insecurity in Afghanistan has influenced different walks of life in different ways. Education has been one of the victims in this regard as many schools remain closed in the country because...Read More

Challenges for Afghanistan

March 15, 2017 | Editorials

Many years of war against terrorism in Afghanistan have proved to be tiring. The international forces that were involved in the war have mostly withdrawn and the remaining are making preparations...Read More

Article/opinion »

Class Discrepancy

Class Discrepancy

March 26, 2017 | Dilawar Sherzai | opinion

The social and political changes in Afghanistan have been able to cast diverse effects on Afghan society. Among different changes the stratification of society into rich and power classes is a...Read More

Tendency Towards Crime

Tendency Towards Crime

March 25, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

When you see a broken chair, a sandal next to it, and drops of blood on the ground, you will think that a crime has been committed. Crime is part of life in a society and every one fears to be...Read More

Terrorism Leads to Growing Rift

Terrorism Leads to Growing Rift

March 20, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

The recent spike in militancy has triggered a sense of mistrust between Afghan-Pak officials. Following the attack in Lahore and Sehwan, Islamabad claimed that the militants held sanctuaries in...Read More

Where Has All the Water Gone?

Where Has All the Water Gone?

March 20, 2017 | Yasmin Siddiqi | opinion

We live on a parched planet. Farmers till arid pastureland, and policymakers fret over empty reservoirs, dry rivers, and thirsty cities. And that only scratches the surface – literally – of the...Read More

Today’s Society; Basic Requirements are Missing

Today’s Society; Basic Requirements are Missing

March 19, 2017 | Dilawar Sherzai | opinion

The societies and states that have been formed in today’s world, though have evolved with the passage of time, still possess dominant shortcomings. These shortcomings if not met on...Read More

Individuals and Institutions

Individuals and Institutions

March 18, 2017 | Dilawar Sherzai | opinion

With the evolution of state and politics, there has been a movement from personality-centered structures and setups to the institutional-led structures. A thorough study of...Read More

Terrorism Leads to Growing rift

Terrorism Leads to Growing rift

March 18, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

The recent spike in militancy has triggered a sense of mistrust between Afghan-Pak officials. Following the attack in Lahore and Sehwan, Islamabad claimed that the militants held...Read More