ANDSF commanders sell outposts to Taliban

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 03:30 Written by

Local officials in southern Uruzgan province claim that some commanders of Afghan forces are selling outposts to the Taliban and even some others that have been fired by government are fighting against Afghan forces.  

3 suspects nabbed in connection with Kabul shooting

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 03:22 Written by

The Kabul security officials inform regarding the developments made in the probe into a deadly murder case in Kabul city which left at least ten members of a family dead.

Nai says free speech faced with new challenges

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 03:21 Written by

A number of media supporting institutions in Afghanistan, and civil society activists accuse the National Unity Government (NUG) of restricting freedom of speech, saying that some people have recently been arrested or threatened for censuring the government on social media. 

Despite president’s order, major land-grabbers are yet to be dragged to court in eastern Nangarhar province over the past two years, Pajhwok Afghan News has learnt.

The UN’s Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has welcomed the Government of Afghanistan as one of the newly elected members of the Human Rights Council.

Kabul and Islamabad are grappling with similar challenges and enemies, including terrorism, the Afghan ambassador to Pakistan says.   

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has instructed the security forces to change their approach from defensive to offensive in a bid to create a momentum in defeating the terror groups and pave the way for the implementation of the development strategies.

The government will not create any hurdle in the way of women’s improvement, the Chief Executive of the National Unity Government Abdullah Abdullah said on Sunday.

Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of Hizb-e-Islami Afghanistan, on Sunday strongly criticized what he described as “independent islands of power” in the country, saying this situation has to end.

Following reports on presence of Daesh militants in Jawzjan province, in Afghanistan’s north, a member of provincial council of the province said the insurgent group has access to mineral resources in that part of the country.