Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Let’s Promote Non-Violence

March 13, 2017

One of the most dominant and negative factors in human history has been violence. Though many abhor it to a great extent yet it prevails and shows how we have failed to establish a world...

No End to the Pain and Sufferings of Mankind

March 12, 2017

The war and violence resulted in flagrant violation of human rights around the globe and a large number of people, including women and children, suffer in one way or another. The never-ending...

China’s Role in Fighting Terrorism

March 11, 2017

The echoes of the attack on Sardar Mohammad Daud Hospital in Kabul still resonate in the atmosphere as different countries and organizations condemn the attack as one of the most callous one...

Brutal Kabul Attack

March 09, 2017

In a brutal attack in Kabul, three gunmen attacked Sardar Daud Khan Hospital Wednesday morning, after their co-fighter detonated explosives at the entrance gate. The attackers entered...

‘Planet 50-50 by 2030’

March 08, 2017

Today (8th March) is celebrated as International Women’s Day in many countries around the globe. The basic objective of the day is to recognize women for their achievements in different...

The Unchecked Juvenile Delinquency

March 07, 2017

As no society is perfect; there are different factors in every society that are responsible for creating injustices and crimes. Though in every society there is a system of maintaining...

No End to Painful Sufferings

March 06, 2017

We will not sit idly by. For we have much to lose, so much to protect. And our rights, the rights of others, the very future of our planet cannot, must not, be thrown aside by...

Illiteracy and Our Social Setup

March 05, 2017

Literacy has a key role in today’s world where different countries have exceled in the field of education, research and discovery. The countries that have been able...

Ill Governance Generates Social Problems

March 04, 2017

It is a crystal clear fact that whenever and wherever a government fails to provide proper governance, different sorts of issues and trouble erupt and soon get out of control. Same is true...

Guiding the Socio-political Changes

March 02, 2017

The course of history in different societies and states has been dominantly guided by social and political changes. These changes have been able to attract the attentions of social...

Time to Improve the Prisons

March 01, 2017

There are many issues in the country that lack sufficient attention of authorities and, therefore, are responsible for persistent troubles for the country as a whole. Among these...

The Demise of Mullah Abdul Salam

February 28, 2017

It is very important for Afghan authorities and forces to show their strength against Taliban and other insurgents, as they are not ready to stop war and come to negotiation table...

Development Projects in Limbo

February 27, 2017

It is important for Afghanistan to make maximum use of the resources and funds that are available so that country is able to strengthen its economy and go through these tough times...

Historical Sites and Relics in Danger

February 26, 2017

Insecurity has influenced Afghan society in various ways. With the unfortunate loss of lives and injuries to thousands of people, it has also generated different sorts of issues that...

Burning Amidst Violence

February 25, 2017

The unmitigated war in Syria, which inflicts great sufferings on the nation, shatters the hope for fruitful talks. Insurgency does not appear to be abating. Non-combatants sustain...

Problems with Democracy in Afghanistan

February 23, 2017

Democracy is the political system in which the people of a country rule through any form of government they choose to establish. In modern democracies, supreme authority is exercised...

Growing Tensions within NUG

February 22, 2017

The differences among the members of National Unity Government (NUG) are very evident now. First, the differences prevailed between the two teams that formed NUG and were led by...

World Day for Social Justice

February 21, 2017

February 20 was celebrated as World Day of Social Justice. The theme of the day was: “Preventing conflict and sustaining peace through decent work”. The day emphasized...

Serious Concerns in Afghanistan

February 20, 2017

The opinions of the people and intellectuals towards the socio-political scenario in Afghanistan appear to be divergent and there are not clear certainties in this regard. There are...

No Clarity about Parliamentary Elections

February 19, 2017

One of the most important elements of a democratic system is elections. Timely and regular elections ensure smooth functioning of a democratic system. However, if the elections are...

Inevitability of Society and State

February 18, 2017

Since the earliest times, man is known to have lived in society. Even when he was not so civilized, he lived in the company of his fellow beings whether his society started...

Working for Self-Reliance

February 16, 2017

The concept of self-reliance is not new. It has consistently adorned official declarations and political statements to the morbid point of becoming a cliché. In theory...

Ex-Governor of Bamyan Wins N-Peace Award

February 15, 2017

Though everyday there are different news items related to insecurity and problems in Afghanistan, every now and then there are certain pieces of news that are encouraging and...

A Political System Requires Accountability

February 13, 2017

Accountability is a key requirement of good governance. Not only governmental institutions but also the private sector and civil society organizations must be accountable to the public...

Indicators of our Living Standards

February 12, 2017

Towns and cities all over Afghanistan have many dissimilarities in the standards of living and quality of life. These dissimilarities can be associated to many...

Legitimacy is Ensured through Justice

February 11, 2017

There is a direct link between justice and legitimacy. Even if a country does not have many resources, it can survive if there is justice prevailing in it. People can go through difficult...

A Society is Orphan without Intelligentsia

February 09, 2017

A society that fails to understand its problems and find out proper solution to them is a lost society. Such a society remains confused and, therefore, saunters aimlessly in the dark corridors...

Afghan Civilians Defenseless Against Insecurity

February 08, 2017

The series of tragedies and misfortunes does not seem to end for Afghanistan. Insecurity, which has been the main culprit in invigorating the miseries, has not even decreased in...

Cold Weather and Insecurity Haunt Afghanistan

February 07, 2017

It is really unfortunate to see that Afghanistan has been suffering from both the wrath of cold weather and increasing insecurity. And, mostly civilians and poor people of Afghanistan...

Muslims Bleeding in Myanmar

February 05, 2017

The flagrant and large-scale violation of human rights around the globe outrages the public conscience. The individuals’ fundamental rights, i.e. the rights to life, liberty and...

Youths can Guarantee Healthy Transition

February 04, 2017

For the last few decades Afghanistan has been going through a very difficult time. The country has been largely influenced by insecurity, and the incapacity of the leaders to guide...

Punishment Should Have a Corrective Approach

February 02, 2017

Crime is an evil against society for which the man is punished by the laws. It is generally believed that good and evil lie embedded together in human nature and it has...

Unrestrained Violence against Women

February 01, 2017

It is really tragic to note that there has not been any stoppage to the incidents of violence against women in Afghanistan and every now and then we come across different news items that...

Anti-Corruption Strategy Must Target the Powerful

January 31, 2017

Corruption has been one of the most dominating issues in Afghanistan since the formation of so-called democratic government after the downfall of Taliban. One of the major reasons...

Astana Talks – Grist for the Mill

January 30, 2017

It is feared that the Syrian peace talks will come to a stalemate and civilian casualties will continue. It is estimated that more than 310,000 people have been killed in Syria since...