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Militancy Continues Unabated Despite US-Taliban Peace Deal

June 01,2020 | Editorials

There are still many ifs and buts regarding the peace talks despite the agreement signed between the United States and the Taliban leadership early this year...Read more

Nation-building and Its Challenges in Afghanistan

April 01,2020 | Editorials

Though there is no specific definition about nation-building in political science, generally it refers to the process of making a common national identity using the power of state. . .Read more

Members of Human Family Vulnerable to Common Threats

March 26,2020 | Editorials

The exponential spread of the novel coronavirus outbreak suggests that we live in the “global village” and all members of human family share common destiny. . .Read more

National »

Afghan Govt Welcomes EU Statement on Afghanistan

Afghan Govt Welcomes  EU Statement on Afghanistan

June 01,2020 | National

KABUL - The Afghan government on Friday welcomed the statement issued about Afghanistan by the Council of the European Union in which the bloc reaffirmed its political commitment ...Read More

Coronavirus Cases in Afghanistan Cross 15,000 Mark

Coronavirus Cases in Afghanistan Cross 15,000 Mark

June 01,2020 | National

KABUL - The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Afghanistan has climbed to 15,205, the country's Public Health Ministry announced on Sunday...Read More

Islamic State Claims Blast That Killed Afghan Journalist, Technician

Islamic State Claims Blast That Killed  Afghan Journalist, Technician

June 01,2020 | National

KABUL - The Islamic State (IS) extremist group has claimed responsibility for a bomb blast that killed an Afghan journalist and a technician in a minibus carrying ...Read More

Ceasefire Must to Start, Advance Peace Talks – Abdullah

Ceasefire Must to Start,  Advance Peace Talks – Abdullah

June 01,2020 | National

KABUL - Abdullah Abdullah, chairman of the High Council of Reconciliation, speaks of some progress in starting the Intra-Afghan talks...Read More

Nangarhar Airport’s Phase-I to Cost 79m Afghanis

Nangarhar Airport’s Phase-I to  Cost 79m Afghanis

June 01,2020 | National

JALALABAD - The Afghanistan Civil Aviation Authority (ACAA) on Sunday singed a contract worth 79.9 million afghanis with Afghan Global Operation (AGO) firm for construction of ...Read More

Balkh Urea Factory Teeters on the Brink of Collapse

Balkh Urea Factory Teeters on the Brink of Collapse

June 01,2020 | National

KABUL - Workers of the Fertilizer and Power Plant in northern Balkh province say the Afghan Gas Enterprise has given the gas they need to Bayat company in Shiberghan city, bringing ...Read More

Academic Women to be Hired Next: MoHE

Academic Women to be Hired Next: MoHE

June 01,2020 | National

KABUL - The Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) has recently made high ranking appointments on nine posts, but no female was hired, women’s rights activists said Sunday ...Read More

International »

Massive US Protests Raise Fears of New Virus Outbreaks

Massive US Protests Raise Fears of  New Virus Outbreaks

June 01,2020 | International

LOS ANGELES — The mayor of Atlanta, one of dozens of U.S. cities hit by massive protests in recent days, has a message for demonstrators: “If you were out protesting last night ...Read More

Trump Postpones G7 Meeting, Seeks Expansion of Members

Trump Postpones G7 Meeting, Seeks  Expansion of Members

June 01,2020 | International

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE — President Donald Trump said Saturday that he will postpone until the fall a meeting of Group of 7 nations he had planned to hold next month at the White ...Read More

North Korea Nuclear Fuel Plant Still Operational Despite US Pressure to End Program, Report Says

North Korea Nuclear Fuel Plant Still Operational Despite US Pressure to End Program, Report Says

June 01,2020 | International

PYONGYANG - North Korea is pushing forward with work at a nuclear fuel plant despite calls from the U.S. to wind its program down, a report says...Read More

India’s Modi Urges Citizens to Stay Alert to Virus as Lockdown Eases

India’s Modi Urges Citizens to Stay Alert to Virus as Lockdown Eases

June 01,2020 | International

NEW DELHI - India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned the country on Sunday to remain vigilant against the spread of coronavirus as the country prepares a phased ...Read More

Sri Lanka tourism earnings fall in February due to COVID-19

Sri Lanka tourism earnings fall in February due to COVID-19

May 19,2020 | International

Tourism earnings in Sri Lanka dropped to 391 million U.S. dollars in February, in comparison to 475 million dollars earned within the same period last year, local media ...Read More

Turkish airstrikes kill 3 PKK members in northern Iraq: ministry

Turkish airstrikes kill 3 PKK members in northern Iraq: ministry

May 19,2020 | International

Turkish security forces killed three members of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in a counter-terrorism operation in northern Iraq, Turkey's defense ministry ...Read More

Editorials »

Militancy Continues Unabated Despite US-Taliban Peace Deal

June 01,2020 | Editorials

There are still many ifs and buts regarding the peace talks despite the agreement signed between the United States and the Taliban leadership early this year...Read More

Nation-building and Its Challenges in Afghanistan

April 01,2020 | Editorials

Though there is no specific definition about nation-building in political science, generally it refers to the process of making a common national identity using the power of state. . .Read More

Members of Human Family Vulnerable to Common Threats

March 26,2020 | Editorials

The exponential spread of the novel coronavirus outbreak suggests that we live in the “global village” and all members of human family share common destiny. . .Read More

Fear of Taliban’s Regime Haunt Afghan Women

March 25,2020 | Editorials

Afghan women were susceptible to social and political harms throughout the history. They underwent great sufferings in war and peace. Their rights and dignity were violated ...Read More

Main Compelling Challenges Facing Afghan Government

March 24,2020 | Editorials

Afghanistan is experiencing one of the most difficult periods of its history; It is facing very tough challenges and it only can address them properly if it has a very coherent and strong government. . .Read More

‘Good Words are Worth Much and Cost Little’

March 22,2020 | Editorials

Are you fed up with words? I don’t blame you. I am nauseated by them sometimes. I am also, to tell the truth, nauseated by ideals and with causes. This sounds like heresy, but I think you will understand what I mean...Read More

Afghanistan’s Particular Susceptibility to COVID-19

March 19,2020 | Editorials

The upheaval caused by the novel coronavirus around the world is highly critical and needs a worldwide campaign against it. Peopled are highly worried about the threat the COVID-19 has ...Read More

Article/opinion »

Stress Management Strategy During Covid-19 Crisis and Beyond

Stress Management Strategy During  Covid-19 Crisis and Beyond

June 01,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari | opinion

Stress is a series of psychological pressures caused by various factors such as covid-19 global crisis. In global level, millions of people around the world are suffering from psychological stress but with the onset of covid-19 pandemic ...Read More

Globalizing the Fight Against the Pandemic

Globalizing the Fight Against the Pandemic

June 01,2020 | Carlos Alvarado Quesada and Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus | opinion

The COVID-19 pandemic began less than six months ago, but we have already learned a great deal about the disease. Scientists around the world are looking at new and ...Read More

SAARC Development Fund celebrates a decade of project funding for regional integration and economic cooperation

SAARC Development Fund celebrates a decade of project funding for regional integration and economic cooperation

April 30,2020 | | opinion

Thimphu Bhutan, 27 April 2020 – 28 April 2020 marks 10 years of SAARC Development Fund’s establishment as the umbrella financial institution for SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) projects and programmes.Read More

How much Each Afghan’s Behavior Protect National Unity in Afghanistan?

How much Each Afghan’s Behavior Protect National Unity in Afghanistan?

April 01,2020 | Dawlat Bakhtiari | opinion

In today’s world, each ones behavior is imperative and counted. A stable family is who has good sense of humor, respect their differences, share their strengths, enjoy their values ...Read More

Flattening the COVID-19 Curve in Developing Countries

Flattening the COVID-19 Curve in Developing Countries

April 01,2020 | RICARDO HAUSMANN | opinion

LEE, MASSACHUSETTS – COVID-19 is ravaging advanced economies such as Italy, France, Spain, and the United States. Beyond the deaths and human suffering, markets are discounting a catastrophic ...Read More

Leadership in a Time of Contagion

Leadership in a Time of Contagion

March 26,2020 | Mark Leonard | opinion

BERLIN – Google “Europe” and “crisis” and you will turn up 784 million results. So often do the two terms appear together that they might as well be a compound ...Read More

The Challenges of Political Development in Afghanistan

The Challenges of Political Development in Afghanistan

March 26,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari | opinion

When we talk about political development it refers to modernization of political structures, national unity, political culture, political participation, freedom of expression and so on...Read More