Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Thursday, July 19th, 2018

Better Detentions Do Matter!

July 19, 2018 | Editorials

The law and order system in every country is meant to serve justice to its people. It is meant to stop crimes, decrease and discourage them. If the system is not able ...Read more

Poverty: The Main Causes and Consequences

July 18, 2018 | Editorials

Historically, poverty has been related to income, which is one of the main concepts in terms of social welfare today. Nonetheless, income is as problematic as a concept as poverty...Read more

Constructing a Security Community: Equality, Equity, and Justice

July 17, 2018 | Editorials

The issues of terrorism, political rivalries and regional turbulence, which have inflicted heavy casualties upon people and wreaked havoc on regional economy ...Read more

National »

Peace is Urgent, be Achieved before Polls

Peace is Urgent, be Achieved before Polls

July 19, 2018 | National

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday said peace was more urgent and should be achieved before the upcoming Wolesi Jirga and district council elections...Read More

Electoral Preparations Being Closely Monitored: ESG

Electoral Preparations Being Closely Monitored: ESG

July 19, 2018 | National

KABUL - An internationally-sponsored organization says it has been closely following electoral preparations, including the ongoing voter registration process, in Afghanistan...Read More

Russia, Tajikistan Hold Anti-Taliban Drills near Afghan Border

Russia, Tajikistan Hold Anti-Taliban Drills near Afghan Border

July 19, 2018 | National

DUSHANBE - Russia and Tajikistan on Tuesday began joint military exercises near the Tajik-Afghan border to prepare to ward off potential Taliban attacks...Read More

Water and Energy Ministry Undergoes Basic Changes: Ghani

Water and Energy Ministry  Undergoes Basic Changes: Ghani

July 19, 2018 | National

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday said fundamental changes had been brought to the Minister of Water and Energy (MoWE), strengthening the ministry’s capacity ...Read More

Naderi Resigned Over Mining Contract Issue: Nehan

Naderi Resigned Over  Mining Contract Issue: Nehan

July 19, 2018 | National

KABUL - The acting minister of mines said Sayed Mansour Sadat Naderi chose to step down as minister in order to retain his mining contracts. . .Read More

U.S. General Says Remarks on Afghan Peace Talks ‘Mischaracterized’

U.S. General Says  Remarks on Afghan Peace  Talks ‘Mischaracterized’

July 18, 2018 | National

KABUL - The NATO-led Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan on Tuesday rejected reports its commander General John Nicholson had said the United States was ready to join ...Read More

54 Freed as Taliban Jail in Musa Qala Raided

54 Freed as Taliban  Jail in Musa Qala Raided

July 18, 2018 | National

LASHKARGAH - At least 54 people, including security personnel, have been released from Taliban’s captivity in southern Helmand province, the military said on Tuesday...Read More

International »

Philippines Could Breach U.S. Sanctions If Russia Arms Deal Proceeds

Philippines Could Breach U.S.  Sanctions If Russia Arms Deal Proceeds

July 19, 2018 | International

MANILA - The Philippines is at risk of breaching sanctions imposed by the United States if it proceeds with the purchase of grenade launchers from a blacklisted Russian ...Read More

Britain Already Talking to EU on Future Ties Based on White Paper: May

Britain Already Talking to EU on Future Ties Based on White Paper: May

July 19, 2018 | International

LONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday her government was already negotiating with the European Union on future ties, based on a white paper policy document published ...Read More

Obama Speech to Mark 100 Years since Mandela’s Birth

Obama Speech to Mark 100  Years since Mandela’s Birth

July 18, 2018 | International

JOHANNESBURG - Former US president Barack Obama was set to deliver a speech to a crowd of 15,000 people in South Africa on Tuesday as the centrepiece of celebrations marking 100 ...Read More

France Gives World Cup Winners a Heroes’ Welcome Home

France Gives World Cup Winners a  Heroes’ Welcome Home

July 18, 2018 | International

PARIS - The World Cup-winning French team returned home to a heroes’ welcome on Monday, parading down the Champs-Elysees as hundreds of thousands of cheering ...Read More

Trump, Putin Start First Bilateral Meeting in Helsinki

Trump, Putin Start First Bilateral  Meeting in Helsinki

July 17, 2018 | International

HELSINKI - U.S. President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin started their first bilateral meeting here on Monday, and they are expected to discuss a wide range ...Read More

Putin: 25 Million Cyber attacks Thwarted During World Cup

Putin: 25 Million Cyber attacks  Thwarted During World Cup

July 17, 2018 | International

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin says Russian and other security services thwarted nearly 25 million cyber attacks linked to the World Cup...Read More

Editorials »

Better Detentions Do Matter!

July 19, 2018 | Editorials

The law and order system in every country is meant to serve justice to its people. It is meant to stop crimes, decrease and discourage them. If the system is not able ...Read More

Poverty: The Main Causes and Consequences

July 18, 2018 | Editorials

Historically, poverty has been related to income, which is one of the main concepts in terms of social welfare today. Nonetheless, income is as problematic as a concept as poverty...Read More

Constructing a Security Community: Equality, Equity, and Justice

July 17, 2018 | Editorials

The issues of terrorism, political rivalries and regional turbulence, which have inflicted heavy casualties upon people and wreaked havoc on regional economy ...Read More

Ethnic Politics: the Root Cause of Ethnic Conflicts

July 16, 2018 | Editorials

Ethnic politics is one of the political issues of Afghanistan. This type of governance approach has been one of the main causes of week governance system in Afghanistan in the past ...Read More

Fighting Instability Through Reliable Economy

July 15, 2018 | Editorials

One of the ways Afghanistan would be able to face the serious challenges in different sectors is to strengthen its economy. A reliable economic system ...Read More

NATO Military Support to Afghanistan Should Encompass Social, Political, Geographic and Economic Areas

July 14, 2018 | Editorials

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) member countries met in Brussels on 11thand 12thof July 2018 as part of their annual routine gatherings. Apart from discussing ...Read More

Tall Wall of Mistrust between State and Nation

July 12, 2018 | Editorials

Photos of men lying on the ground with their hands folded behind were widely shared on social media and sparked online anguish. Online commentators, including some officials ...Read More

Article/opinion »

Will US Direct Peace Negotiations End The Conflicts in Afghanistan?

Will US Direct Peace Negotiations  End The Conflicts in Afghanistan?

July 19, 2018 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari | opinion

The United States has expressed readiness to initiate direct talks with the Taliban in an attempt to end a 17-year-old war in Afghanistan, a significant shift in American ...Read More

Poverty: The Paralyzing phenomenon in Afghanistan

Poverty: The Paralyzing phenomenon in Afghanistan

July 18, 2018 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari | opinion

Beside various social and political disorders, poverty is one ofthe most paralyzing crisis which has severely impacted our nation. Afghan nation had warmly welcomed the international ...Read More

Afghan Government Needs Defined Strategic Lines in Its Efforts to Bring Long-Lasting Peace

Afghan Government Needs Defined Strategic Lines in  Its Efforts to Bring Long-Lasting Peace

July 17, 2018 | Mohammed Gul Sahibbzada | opinion

Government and the people of Afghanistan need peace more than any other necessities in the country as war has taken huge toll on the very social fabrics, politics and economy ...Read More

Afghan Police Needs to Spell out its Doctrine and International Support Needs to be Afghanized

Afghan Police Needs to Spell out its Doctrine and  International Support Needs to be Afghanized

July 16, 2018 | Upendra Baghel | opinion

After collapse of Taliban in 2001, the state building started in Afghanistan. Police in Afghanistan started taking new shape. Before Taliban, Afghanistan had limited ...Read More

Intellectual Property, Not Intellectual Monopoly

Intellectual Property, Not Intellectual Monopoly

July 12, 2018 | Zia Qureshi | opinion

The copyright and patent laws we have today look more like intellectual monopoly than intellectual property,” wrote Brink Lindsey and Steven Teles ...Read More

Drought grips large parts of Afghanistan

Drought grips large parts of Afghanistan

July 09, 2018 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari | opinion

Afghanistan faces serious threat of drought after several decades of steady climate change across the country. At least 22 of 34 provinces are suffering from the drought crisisand...Read More

Learning Mechanisms for Poverty Alleviation from China (Part 2)

Learning Mechanisms for Poverty  Alleviation from China (Part 2)

July 08, 2018 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

china seeks to open wider to the outside world and strengthen its economic ties, cultural bonds and people-to-people contact for building a moderately prosperous society...Read More