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Latest Stories is a portal that reflect major current affairs issues of Afghanistan. In latest stories, we provide more than news. Hot political, security, economic and social daily stories of Afghanistan are published through the Latest Stories section.

Figures Indicate Increase in Girl Students’ Graduation Count in Kandahar
Figures Indicate Increase in Girl Students’ Graduation Count in Kandahar

As per estimates by the provincial directorate of education in Kandahar, a minimum of 800 girls...

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As New Afghan Asylum Seekers in Europe Drop in Number, Stricter EU Refugee Policies Come to Light
As New Afghan Asylum Seekers in Europe Drop in Number, Stricter EU Refugee Policies Come to Light

The trends for asylum seekers who went to Pakistan and Iran are different...

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Calling for Timely Elections, Hekmatyar Wants A Candidate Free of International Influence
Calling for Timely Elections, Hekmatyar Wants A Candidate Free of International Influence

Addressing a meeting with parliamentary election candidates, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of Hizb-e-Islami, said that “in a meeting with president

15 Nov 2018
Trump Wants to End the War, But US Has Not Dropped As Many Bombs on Afghanistan As it Did This Year
Trump Wants to End the War, But US Has Not Dropped As Many Bombs on Afghanistan As it Did This Year

The war in Afghanistan has turned 17 years old. Over the years, different administrations in Washington have attempted to reduce

15 Nov 2018
Security Heads Shun “Ethnic War” Claims
Security Heads Shun “Ethnic War” Claims

Interior minister Wais Ahmad Barmak expressed that regional intelligence agencies...

14 Nov 2018
Washington Clears the Air: Any Change in Election Date Completely at Discretion of Afghan People
Washington Clears the Air: Any Change in Election Date Completely at Discretion of Afghan People

Commenting about US Special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and his work, she added, “Ambassador Khalilzad has been...

14 Nov 2018
People Are Now Marching Towards NATO HQ in Brussels To Protest Attack on Hazara Dominated Areas
People Are Now Marching Towards NATO HQ in Brussels To Protest Attack on Hazara Dominated Areas

There has been a viral trend in terms of invitation and summon on social media wherein people in Europe, especially

14 Nov 2018
More than 200,000 Displaced Persons in Afghanistan in 2018
More than 200,000 Displaced Persons in Afghanistan in 2018

The OCHA report added that “During the past week, some 137,400 people affected...

13 Nov 2018
Prez Elections Will he Held On Time, Russia’s Opinions on US in Afghanistan Resonate with Soviet-Era Thoughts: Afghanistan High Peace Council
Prez Elections Will he Held On Time, Russia’s Opinions on US in Afghanistan Resonate with Soviet-Era Thoughts: Afghanistan High Peace Council

Hajji Din Mohammad, deputy chief of the High Peace Council, held a press conference on Tuesday to give details about

13 Nov 2018
US and Taliban Have Held More Meetings: Russia
US and Taliban Have Held More Meetings: Russia

Russia said on Monday that the Taliban have secretly met with US in as many as 10 rounds of talks

13 Nov 2018
After Rumours of Delay in Presidential Elections, Officials Assure Timely Process
After Rumours of Delay in Presidential Elections, Officials Assure Timely Process

After an article by the Wall Street Journal, which alleged that the US ‘might’ be considering to request Kabul to

13 Nov 2018
The Polio Crisis in Afghanistan
The Polio Crisis in Afghanistan

Routine immunisation programme is vociferously carried out and so is the surveillance...

12 Nov 2018
Afghan Economy Expected to Grow at 2.5% in 2019, Inflation to Rise: ADB Outlook 2018
Afghan Economy Expected to Grow at 2.5% in 2019, Inflation to Rise: ADB Outlook 2018

The Asian Development Bank has released its report on country-wise forecasts and economic indicators (Asian Development Outlook 2018), and it

10 Nov 2018
‘Cyclic Corruption’ Top Strategic Threat to Legitimacy of Afghan Government: US Watchdog
‘Cyclic Corruption’ Top Strategic Threat to Legitimacy of Afghan Government: US Watchdog

The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction’s latest report sheds light on a rampant problem in the country-‘cyclical corruption’. According to

10 Nov 2018
Moscow Talks: Comments, Representatives and Stances
Moscow Talks: Comments, Representatives and Stances

Moscow Peace Talks, one-day conference was hosted by Russia on November 9, and although the Afghan Foreign Ministry confirmed on

10 Nov 2018
Grand National Coalition Will Have Presidential Candidate Soon, Plans on Prime Ministerial Position
Grand National Coalition Will Have Presidential Candidate Soon, Plans on Prime Ministerial Position

On Thursday in a press conference, Zia Massoud stated that the Grand National Coalition of Afghanistan...

8 Nov 2018
653 Children Killed in 2018, UNAMA Says Children Must be Protected From all Conflict-Related Violations
653 Children Killed in 2018, UNAMA Says Children Must be Protected From all Conflict-Related Violations

As violence inflicted by insurgents continues in Afghanistan’s certain provinces, the UNAMA has released a statement expressing sternly that “Children

8 Nov 2018
Gearing Up for Geneva Ministerial Conference on Afghanistan
Gearing Up for Geneva Ministerial Conference on Afghanistan

On 28 November 2018, the Government of Afghanistan and the United Nations will host a Ministerial Conference on Afghanistan in

8 Nov 2018
Despite ‘Tough’ Iran Sanctions, Afghanistan Gets Reasonable Exemptions by US
Despite ‘Tough’ Iran Sanctions, Afghanistan Gets Reasonable Exemptions by US

On Monday, the United States imposed the ‘toughest’ sanctions on Iran with an aim to check and curtail the country’s

7 Nov 2018
Ghazni’s Jaghori District Under Taliban Attack
Ghazni’s Jaghori District Under Taliban Attack

As per officials, Taliban fighters attacked Ghazni's Jaghori district before dawn on Wednesday. The insurgents reportedly attacked checkpoints of the

7 Nov 2018
As Prez Ghani Points to Terrorist Networks Being Based in Pak, NATO Secretary General Calls on Taliban to End the War
As Prez Ghani Points to Terrorist Networks Being Based in Pak, NATO Secretary General Calls on Taliban to End the War

Assuring NATO’s support to Afghanistan, Stoltenberg said that NATO will continue to stand by the country...

6 Nov 2018
Brothers in Arms: Afghan Pilot Pens Emotional Letter to Major Taylor’s Wife
Brothers in Arms: Afghan Pilot Pens Emotional Letter to Major Taylor’s Wife

Major Abdul Rahman Rahmani, an Afghan Army pilot of the Special Mission Wing who was stationed few miles away from

6 Nov 2018
UN Calls Out Taliban for Disrupting Election Proceedings in Afghanistan
UN Calls Out Taliban for Disrupting Election Proceedings in Afghanistan

In a press release by the UNAMA on Tuesday, it was pointed out that a special report was released by

6 Nov 2018
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Alice Wells Visits Kabul, Says US is Committed to Support Afghanistan
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Alice Wells Visits Kabul, Says US is Committed to Support Afghanistan

The US Embassy in Kabul released a statement on Monday stating that the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary...

5 Nov 2018
Education the Key to Ending Violence and Advancing Women’s Rights: Panelists at UNAMA events
Education the Key to Ending Violence and Advancing Women’s Rights: Panelists at UNAMA events

A UNAMA press release on Monday stated that “Providing women with access to education, reducing poverty and promoting human rights

5 Nov 2018
More Than Half of Afghan Delegation at Invictus Australia Games Fail to Depart for Home
More Than Half of Afghan Delegation at Invictus Australia Games Fail to Depart for Home

Mirwais Barmaki, an Invictus Game volunteer is quoted to have told SBS Australia that...

4 Nov 2018
Presidential Office Calls Uruzgan Disaster a Tribal Dispute, Assigns Delegation to Probe and Resolve Problems
Presidential Office Calls Uruzgan Disaster a Tribal Dispute, Assigns Delegation to Probe and Resolve Problems

President Ghani has issued an order in which the Uruzgan disaster is described as a “conflict between the tribes” and

4 Nov 2018
NDS Chief Confirms Completion of Gen. Raziq’s Assassination Case
NDS Chief Confirms Completion of Gen. Raziq’s Assassination Case

The late Kandahar Police Chief Gen. Raziq, was assassinated by the intelligence of the countries in the region, NDS Chief

3 Nov 2018
President Ghani Wants to End Afghanistan War Quickly, Will be Running for Presidential Elections in 2019
President Ghani Wants to End Afghanistan War Quickly, Will be Running for Presidential Elections in 2019

According to President Ghani in the interview, the Taliban and other terrorist outfits...

1 Nov 2018
Vice President Danish Asks Uruzgan Residents to Remain Strong and Defend their Honour Amidst Taliban Violence
Vice President Danish Asks Uruzgan Residents to Remain Strong and Defend their Honour Amidst Taliban Violence

Ghazni local sources had confirmed that Taliban had attacked areas of Uruzgan Khas district...

1 Nov 2018
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