I think that both the Taliban and maybe the government also know that war is not the way of solving the issue. And it is required to sit down for meetings. Of course if the Taliban takes over provinces and Kabul through war, it is still required to hold a meeting. If opposition groups come and show disagreement, the Taliban are compelled to meet them. This country does not have the capacity for more war. I believe it is required and maybe the Taliban also feels this requirement....
Ex-Taliban commander: US withdrawal and Islamic system will end war in Afghanistan

Ex-Taliban commander: US withdrawal and Islamic system will end war in Afghanistan

I think that both the Taliban and maybe the government also know that war is not the way of solving the issue. And it is required to sit down for meetings. Of course if the Taliban takes over ...
9 December 19 - 14:50
Govt Needs Stronger Anti-Corruption Measures: Danish

Govt Needs Stronger Anti-Corruption Measures: Danish

Sarwar Danish, Afghanistan’s second vice president, addressed a gathering on Monday-- International Anti-Corruption Day-- and said: “Despite some achievements, we have not been completely successful ...
9 December 19 - 14:26
7 Killed, Wounded in Helmand Car Bomb Explosion

7 Killed, Wounded in Helmand Car Bomb Explosion

Afghan local officials have confirmed that at least seven people were killed and wounded in a car bomb explosion in Nad-e Ali district of Helmand province.
9 December 19 - 14:08
8th Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process Ministerial Conference to Be Inaugurated by Presidents of Afghanistan and Turkey

8th Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process Ministerial Conference to Be Inaugurated by Presidents of Afghanistan and Turkey

ISTANBUL—The 8th Ministerial Conference of the Heart of Asia Istanbul Process will be held tomorrow, December 9th, 2019, in Istanbul.
9 December 19 - 12:13
Istanbul meeting of Heart of Asia to focus on regional consensus for peace: Afghan official

Istanbul meeting of Heart of Asia to focus on regional consensus for peace: Afghan official

The 8th Ministerial Conference of Heart of Asia – Istanbul Process will focus on regional consensus on peace with the Taliban, an Afghan government official said on Sunday.
8 December 19 - 23:35
Cops guard new $120,000 banana after eating incident

Cops guard new $120,000 banana after eating incident

Police now stand guard around a replacement banana artwork valued at tens of thousands of dollars after the original was eaten off the wall at an art gallery in Miami, Florida, reported local ...
8 December 19 - 23:25
Thousands hit streets of Herat against ‘fake votes’

Thousands hit streets of Herat against ‘fake votes’

In the wake of ongoing anti-fraud demonstrations, a large number of supporters of top electoral teams have staged marches on the streets of western Herat province, calling on the Independent ...
8 December 19 - 23:21
Faramarz Tamanna gives up presidential race, joins Ghani

Faramarz Tamanna gives up presidential race, joins Ghani

 Presidential candidate, Faramarz Tamanna stopped running for presidency, announcing support to President Ashraf Ghani who is also one of the nearly a dozen of hopefuls.
8 December 19 - 23:17
Fire in Delhi factory: Blazes kill at least 43 in India

Fire in Delhi factory: Blazes kill at least 43 in India

A massive fire swept through a New Delhi factory on Sunday, leaving 43 people dead and many others injured, said the Indian police.
8 December 19 - 23:12
FBI formally identifies Florida naval base shooter

FBI formally identifies Florida naval base shooter

The FBI late Saturday officially identified the shooter who killed three sailors at Naval Air Station (NAS) in the U.S. state of Florida.
8 December 19 - 23:10
Turkey urges Islamic cooperation to help needy Muslims

Turkey urges Islamic cooperation to help needy Muslims

President Erdogan says 21% of population of Organization of Islamic Cooperation countries struggle with life at poverty line
8 December 19 - 23:06
Aid agencies must not take ‘eye off the ball’ in Afghanistan: OCHA

Aid agencies must not take ‘eye off the ball’ in Afghanistan: OCHA

Ian Ridley, head of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Afghanistan, says aid agencies and the international community must not take their “collective ...
8 December 19 - 23:04
More Than 12,500 Accused Election Commission’s Staffs Introduced to IECC

More Than 12,500 Accused Election Commission’s Staffs Introduced to IECC

Officials in the Independent Election Commission (IEC) say around 12,650 of its staffs have been introduced to the Independent Election Compliant Commission (IECC).
8 December 19 - 23:01
“Stability & Partnership” Electoral Team Member Boycotted IEC Meeting

“Stability & Partnership” Electoral Team Member Boycotted IEC Meeting

A member of the “Stability and Partnership” electoral team, Asadullah Saadati boycotted the meeting of Independent Election Commission (IEC) held on Sunday.
8 December 19 - 15:05
Pensacola navy base gunman

Pensacola navy base gunman 'played mass shooting videos at dinner party' before attack

A Saudi student who gunned down three sailors at a Florida navy base had hosted a dinner earlier in the week to watch videos of mass shootings, a US official has said.
8 December 19 - 13:57
“Let Us to Finish Recounting Process of Votes to Announce Election Results”: IEC Chief

“Let Us to Finish Recounting Process of Votes to Announce Election Results”: IEC Chief

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) chairperson, Hawa Alam Nuristani has called on all parties to let the commission to finish the recounting process of the Presidential elections’ votes ...
8 December 19 - 13:03

'WE LIKE SOCCER SO WE DO IT' AFRICA PLAY AFGHANISTAN IN HISTORIC ENCOUNTER

The game was a curtain raiser to the African Nations Sports Association (ANSA) Final between Mali and Somalia. 
8 December 19 - 11:01
Bayat Power Launches Afghanistan’s First New Gas Power Plant in 40 Years

Bayat Power Launches Afghanistan’s First New Gas Power Plant in 40 Years

Bayat Power has launched Afghanistan’s first new gas power based production plant in more than 40 years and the region’s most technologically advanced gas fired electric power plant. 
8 December 19 - 10:42
ISIS Is Nearing Defeat in Afghanistan: Officials

ISIS Is Nearing Defeat in Afghanistan: Officials

Afghan and Western military officials believe that ISIS is nearing defeat in Afghanistan following a weeks-long assault on the terror group’s main bastion in the eastern part of the country,...
8 December 19 - 10:40
Afghans Response To Talks

Afghans Response To Talks

The latest survey conducted by the Asia Foundation reveals that a staggering 88.5% of Afghan population welcomes peace talks between the United States (US) and Taliban.
8 December 19 - 10:28