Editor in Chief: Dr. Hussain Yasa Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

I Live in My own World

I Live in My own World

October 23, 2014 | Hujjatullah Zia | Opinion

Do we all live in the same world? Are you moved with a casualty in Afghanistan, a child’s death in Philistine or bloodshed in Syria? Are you concerned when a human suffers ...Read more

Extremism can Never be Justified

October 23, 2014 | Editorials

“We are the best; others are the worst. We are righteous and pious; others are sinful and are led astray. We are the blessed people while others are the cursed ones. This universe ...Read more

Thinking the General Public First!

October 22, 2014 | Editorials

These days, the burning and the most repeated issues are the different acts of President Ahmadzai. Newspapers, television channels and common public at shops, taxis and many other places ...Read more

Sexual Harassment Remains a Challenge for Afghan Women

October 20, 2014 | Editorials

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani described levels of sexual harassment in schools as “shocking.” He ordered the Ministry of Education to report every incident of ...Read more

National »

Uniform Development Main Agenda: CEO

Uniform Development  Main Agenda: CEO

October 23, 2014 | National

KABUL - Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Wednesday said uniform nationwide development was the unity government’s ...Read More

Unity Govt. to Prove its Mettle in London

Unity Govt. to Prove its  Mettle in London

October 23, 2014 | National

KABUL - President Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Tuesday said his administration would prove its worth at the upcoming London ...Read More

Anti-Drug Strategy a Failure: Mubarez

Anti-Drug Strategy  a Failure: Mubarez

October 22, 2014 | National

KABUL - Acting Counter-narcotics Minister Din Mohammad Mubarez on Tuesday acknowledged the government’s strategy was a failure and so far no proper effort had been made in this ...Read More

Poppy Cultivation at All-Time High: SIGAR

Poppy Cultivation  at All-Time High: SIGAR

October 22, 2014 | National

KABUL - Despite $7.6 billion in American counternarcotics efforts since 2002, poppy cultivation has hit a record high in Afghanistan, a US federal watchdog said on ...Read More

Ahmadzai Offers Militants Peace Parleys

Ahmadzai Offers Militants Peace Parleys

October 21, 2014 | National

KABUL - Afghans should unite for the sake of peace and preventing foreigners from bloodshed in the country, President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai said ...Read More

International »

WB Warns of Risks to “Disappointing” Global Economy

WB Warns of Risks to  “Disappointing” Global Economy

October 23, 2014 | International

BEIJING - A senior World Bank (WB) official on Wednesday sounded a warning note for a "disappointing" global economy in 2014, pointing to commodity prices, Ebola and ...Read More

Iran President Pledges to Back Iraq Amid Attacks

Iran President Pledges to Back Iraq Amid Attacks

October 22, 2014 | International

TEHRAN, Iran - Shiite powerhouse Iran has pledged enduring support for the Shiite-led government of Iraq in its battle against an ascendant Sunni insurgency spearheaded by the Islamic ...Read More

Iraq PM Rules Out Foreign Boots on The Ground

Iraq PM Rules Out Foreign Boots on The Ground

October 21, 2014 | International

NAJAF, Iraq - Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi on Monday ruled out any foreign ground intervention to assist government forces in retaking territory lost to jihadists and urged Sunnis ...Read More

U.S.-Led Coalition Jets Strike Kobani after Islamic State Shelling

U.S.-Led Coalition Jets Strike Kobani after Islamic State Shelling

October, 19, 2014 | International

MURSITPINAR Turkey - U.S.-led coalition jets struck suspected Islamic State targets at least twice in the besieged Syrian town of Kobani on Saturday after fierce shelling by the insurgents hit ...Read More

Russia-U.S. Reset Impossible Amid Sanctions: Medvedev

Russia-U.S. Reset Impossible Amid Sanctions: Medvedev

October 16, 2014 | International

MOSCOW - A reset of Russia-U.S. relations is impossible if sanctions against Moscow remain, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said ...Read More

Editorials »

Extremism can Never be Justified

October 23, 2014 | Editorials

“We are the best; others are the worst. We are righteous and pious; others are sinful and are led astray. We are the blessed people while others are the cursed ones. This universe ...Read More

Thinking the General Public First!

October 22, 2014 | Editorials

These days, the burning and the most repeated issues are the different acts of President Ahmadzai. Newspapers, television channels and common public at shops, taxis and many other places ...Read More

Sexual Harassment Remains a Challenge for Afghan Women

October 20, 2014 | Editorials

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani described levels of sexual harassment in schools as “shocking.” He ordered the Ministry of Education to report every incident of ...Read More

Optimism and Struggle must Continue

October 19, 2014 | Editorials

Be it Afghanistan or some other countries of the world, some people are so much disappointed of the condition of people that they have a trademark sentence, ‘This nation will never ...Read More

Women Continue Facing Violence

October 18, 2014 | Editorials

A news report on Friday, October 17, revealed another incident of violence against women. According to the news report, the dead bodies of four women who had been missing for three ...Read More

Article/opinion »

I Live in My own World

I Live in My own World

October 23, 2014 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Do we all live in the same world? Are you moved with a casualty in Afghanistan, a child’s death in Philistine or bloodshed in Syria? Are you concerned when a human suffers ...Read More

Syria – A Strategic Blunder by United States

Syria – A Strategic  Blunder by United States

October 23, 2014 | Manish Rai | opinion

Despite years of diplomacy and a CIA operation to equip and train moderate rebels, the US finds itself without a credible partner on the ground in Syria as it bombs the Islamic ...Read More

Lack of Religious Tolerance

Lack of Religious Tolerance

October 22, 2014 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

I remember vividly when my professor said that whoever talks about the holy Prophet recklessly, you can behead him/her immediately without taking them to court. Although my classmates ...Read More

Sherpoor Scam; Government’s Test

Sherpoor Scam;  Government’s Test

October 20, 2014 | Muhammad Rasool Shah | opinion

The acts of government especially of President Ahmadzai are quickly gaining public popularity and graph of his popularity is rising with every passing day. His visit to the prison of ...Read More

Noble Prize Winner’s Fate in Pakistan

Noble Prize Winner’s  Fate in Pakistan

October 20, 2014 | Farman Nawaz | opinion

The noble peace price won by Malala shows that the world believes in the struggle of Pakistani women in a Talabanized society. However I fear that Malala may meet the fate of ...Read More