US, Pakistan tussle over Afghanistan at UNSC

Sunday, 21 January 2018 03:47 Written by

The United States urged Pakistan on Friday not to give sanctuary to "terrorist organizations" — and Pakistan demanded that the Trump administration address safe havens inside Afghanistan and its income from the narcotics trade.

Kandahar records 7th polio case this year

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 03:36 Written by

A 17-month-old boy has been tested positive for poliovirus in southern Kandahar province, taking the number of polio cases so far this solar year to 14 nationwide.

Taliban envoy in Islamabad amid new peace push

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 03:35 Written by

A 17-month-old boy has been tested positive for poliovirus in southern Kandahar province, taking the number of polio cases so far this solar year to 14 nationwide.

A top US General Joseph Dunford has said he is committed to improve relations between Washington and Islamabad as it has deteriorated recently, mainly due to the presence of the sanctuaries of the terror groups.

Hashimi takes oath as new member of IEC

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 03:34 Written by

Syed Hafizullah Hashimi was sworn in as a new Independent Election Commission (IEC) member by Ashraf Ghani on in Kabul on Tuesday morning.

Police arrested three people behind rocket attack on Indian embassy in Kabul late on Monday.

Unemployment continues to be a major challenge in the country while hundreds of positions remain vacant for over a year in government institutions due to weak management. Jobseekers claim that some ministries announce vacant positions several times, and even give test to applicants, but no one gets hired. For instance, the vacancies of provincial field engineers at the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) were announced several times, and many people applied for them, and even passed the written test, but no one was hired, and they have now been re-announced a year later. 

Arg denies representation in Turkey peace talks

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 04:28 Written by

The Afghan government reacted at the informal talks with the Taliban group in Turkey saying the participants of the meeting do not represent the Afghan government.

Chief Executive of the National Unity Government, Abdullah Abdullah, on Monday said there is a consensus in the United Nation Security Council (UNSC) on Afghanistan.

MPs cancel Ghani’s decree on protests

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 04:27 Written by

Lawmakers in Afghanistan’s parliament dismissed a controversial decree recently issued by President Ashraf Ghani on the regulation of public gatherings, strikes and demonstrations, terming the order in contrast with the nation’s Constitution and democratic values.