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Minister Introduces Next Fiscal Year’s Budget To Parliament
22 Nov 2017 18:53

Minister Introduces Next Fiscal Year’s Budget To Parliament

The next fiscal year’s budget totals 361.9 billion AFs of which 267 billion AFs is the ordinary budget and 93.7 billion AFs is the development budget.

 
Taliban And Daesh ‘Involved In Human Trafficking’
22 Nov 2017 18:16

Taliban And Daesh ‘Involved In Human Trafficking’

The US’s envoy to the United Nations said at a UN session that “victims of violent extremist groups like ISIS and Taliban suffer from particularly severe trauma.”

 
Magnetic Bomb Blast Kills Driver in Mazar-e Sharif
22 Nov 2017 16:07

Magnetic Bomb Blast Kills Driver in Mazar-e Sharif

The incident took place near Ghazanfar square in Mazar-e Sharif city, sources added. No group has claimed responsibility behind the incident so far. Roadside bombs and improvised explosive devices are the top killers of Afghan civilians and security forces. Insurgents have been blamed for the ...

 
Terrorist Groups Use Children of Afghanistan for Suicide Attacks: Sarwar Danish
22 Nov 2017 15:51

Terrorist Groups Use Children of Afghanistan for Suicide Attacks: Sarwar Danish

The second Vice-President, Sarwar Danish at the ceremony of World Children’s Day said that the terrorist groups use children of Afghanistan for suicide attacks in the country.

 
General Dostum to Return Home within 10 Days, Junbesh Party
22 Nov 2017 15:17

General Dostum to Return Home within 10 Days, Junbesh Party

General Dostum, Ashraf Ghani’s First Vice President will return home within 10 days and will continue in his post as the vice president of Afghanistan, said Abdullah Qarloq, Deputy Chief of Junbesh Party.

 
Iran backs greater UN role in Afghan peace process
22 Nov 2017 10:08

Iran backs greater UN role in Afghan peace process

Neighbours can help Afghanistan resolve its problems, Iran says, stressing a more active role for the UN in promoting national reconciliation in the war-hit country.

 
Six Afghan Pilots Get Their Wings To Fly Black Hawks
22 Nov 2017 09:25

Six Afghan Pilots Get Their Wings To Fly Black Hawks

Air Force Commander Major General Raziq Shirzai says the Afghan pilots will fly the Black Hawk helicopters for their missions from now on.

 
MoI To Probe Accusations Between 119 Chief And Ministry
22 Nov 2017 09:21

MoI To Probe Accusations Between 119 Chief And Ministry

The interior ministry said they have launched an investigation into the former call center chief’s claims against the ministry and vice versa.

 
Taliban Commanders Killed In Wardak Operation
22 Nov 2017 09:17

Taliban Commanders Killed In Wardak Operation

Wardak police said the operation was carried out by police, the army, special forces and commandos and is ongoing.

 
Afghan Tracks to Take Over Shipment of Goods at Border Crossings
21 Nov 2017 19:54

Afghan Tracks to Take Over Shipment of Goods at Border Crossings

Pakistani goods will be offloaded at border crossings before being loaded on Afghan trucks, the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation said Tuesday.

 
Incidents of human trafficking drop in Afghanistan
21 Nov 2017 18:43

Incidents of human trafficking drop in Afghanistan

Public awareness drives on human trafficking have helped in a decline in the number of incidents of human trafficking in the country in comparison to the past years, Emergency Relief and Development Authority (ERDA) said on Tuesday.

 
New US envoy assured unity govt’s cooperation
21 Nov 2017 18:38

New US envoy assured unity govt’s cooperation

The new US ambassador to Afghanistan has said the Americans have been in the war-torn country to help the Afghans build their future.

 
Afghanistan, US, Taliban to fail by adopting military option: Pak envoy
21 Nov 2017 18:33

Afghanistan, US, Taliban to fail by adopting military option: Pak envoy

Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi has said all parties involved in the Afghan conflict will fail by adopting a military option.

 
Noor accuse govt of ethnic cleansing after controversial police document leak
21 Nov 2017 14:30

Noor accuse govt of ethnic cleansing after controversial police document leak

The provincial governor of northern Balkh province and chief executive of Jamiat-e-Islami Ata Mohammad Noor has accused the government of national unity of adopting a theory and approached aimed at cleansing certain ethnic groups from the political scene by sparking ethnic tensions.

 
Afghanistan’s economic growth to pick up slightly, World Bank Says
21 Nov 2017 14:05

Afghanistan’s economic growth to pick up slightly, World Bank Says

Afghanistan’s economic growth is projected to increase slightly to 2.6 percent in 2017 from 2.2 percent in 2016 as the country’s deteriorating security weighs on the economy, according to the latest Afghanistan Development Update series released today by the World Bank.

 
Afghanistan receives 495 new armored personnel carriers from US
21 Nov 2017 13:35

Afghanistan receives 495 new armored personnel carriers from US

The Ministry of Defense (MoD) officials on Sunday confirmed the Afghan security forces have taken delivery of 495 new armored personnel carriers from the United States.

 
Fire eruption in Kabul Bush Bazaar wreaks huge losses
21 Nov 2017 13:08

Fire eruption in Kabul Bush Bazaar wreaks huge losses

Several shops were gutted when a fire erupted in the Bush Bazaar in the capital Kabul Tuesday morning, causing millions Afghanis losses.

 
Religious Scholars Discuss Peace-Building In Afghanistan
21 Nov 2017 13:04

Religious Scholars Discuss Peace-Building In Afghanistan

Religious leaders came together in support of efforts to build a culture of tolerance and non-violence in Afghanistan at an event organized by the Bamyan regional office of UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)

 
Former NDS Chief ‘Spills Beans’ On 2014 Presidential Elections
21 Nov 2017 12:48

Former NDS Chief ‘Spills Beans’ On 2014 Presidential Elections

The former National Directorate of Security (NDS) Rahmatullah Nabil on Monday night claimed that printing equipment for fake ballot papers were found in houses around Wazir Akbar Khan, in Kabul city, during the run up to the 2014 elections. He claimed the machines were found in the houses of high-ranking ...

 
Assad to Putin: Thank you for
21 Nov 2017 12:19

Assad to Putin: Thank you for 'saving our country'

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad thanked his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, for "saving" his country and for Russia's support in Syria.