As unemployment worsens in strife-torn Afghanistan, the Islamic State (IS) has arrived to help the jobless with a lucrative new profession: terrorism.

Atmar discusses security with McMaster

Sunday, 13 August 2017 03:03 Written by

The United States National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster talked with his Afghan counterpart Mohammad Hanif Atmar in a video conference late Friday.

It is the responsibility of the Afghan youth to eradicate the endemic corruption from the country, said President Ashraf Ghani at a session of the International Youth Day at the Presidential Palace on Saturday.

The leader of Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin Hekmatyar has urged the violence pursuers not to repeat the bitter experiences of the past.

Analysts: Slogans of revenge is fueling war

Sunday, 13 August 2017 02:40 Written by

Leaders of the National Unity Government (NUG), especially President Ashraf Ghani, swear vengeance on militants in the wake of nearly every major terrorist incident. 

Additional US Marines are being sent to Afghanistan as the White House continues to mull over its strategy in the country, NBC reported Monday.

Pakistan's Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani have agreed to work together on countering the menace of terrorism and also to meet the challenge of providing energy in the region.

Taliban move into Afghanistan drug production

Wednesday, 09 August 2017 03:25 Written by

The Taliban -- which banned poppy cultivation when it ruled Afghanistan -- now appears to wield significant control over the war-torn country’s heroin production line, providing insurgents with billions of dollars, officials have told AFP.

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani strongly reacted at the massacre of scores of civilians by the militants in northern Sar-e-Pul province of Afghanistan, vowing that the security forces will soon avenge the brutal murder of the ordinary people.

2 arrested in connection with murder of 5 children

Wednesday, 09 August 2017 02:51 Written by

Two individuals have been detained by Kabul police in connection with the murder of five children of a family, an official said on Tuesday.