Latest Stories

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.

Afghan Observers are Guardians of Elections: Yamamoto
Afghan Observers are Guardians of Elections: Yamamoto

The United Nations Assistance Mission for Afghanistan, in a press release on Tuesday expressed the importance of domestic observers for

16 Oct 2018
Security Organs Should Take Measures for Journalists’ Safety on Election Day: IEC
Security Organs Should Take Measures for Journalists’ Safety on Election Day: IEC

At a press conference, Rafi Sediqi, chairman of the IEC's media committee, called on security forces to pay attention to

15 Oct 2018
Reporters Without Borders Plea for Greater Protection of Journalists
Reporters Without Borders Plea for Greater Protection of Journalists

13 journalists and two media workers were killed since the start of January in Afghanistan...

15 Oct 2018
With Tightened Security Support and Observers in place, Election Day Looks On
With Tightened Security Support and Observers in place, Election Day Looks On

Certain dark horses appear in the vicinity. One of them is the increased violent attack on...

14 Oct 2018
Shunning Various Doubts, IEC Speaks up to Clear the Air
Shunning Various Doubts, IEC Speaks up to Clear the Air

IEC spokesperson has come out with a statement making it clear that elections are sure to be held on October

14 Oct 2018
Takhar Blast That Targeted Election Rally Sees Dozens of Casualties
Takhar Blast That Targeted Election Rally Sees Dozens of Casualties

This is the second incident in this week in which an explosion targeted an election rally...

13 Oct 2018
Taliban and Khalizad Agree to Hold More Talks in Future
Taliban and Khalizad Agree to Hold More Talks in Future

This statement comes after there were reports of the two sides meeting in Doha but the same had not been...

13 Oct 2018
Afghanistan’s Human Capital Fulfils only 39% of its Potential: World Bank HCI Index
Afghanistan’s Human Capital Fulfils only 39% of its Potential: World Bank HCI Index

The study shows that the enrollment volume has increased from 4 million...

13 Oct 2018
Defects spotted in Biometric Devices
Defects spotted in Biometric Devices

TOLONews conducted a study on the biometric devices that are to be used for elections and found out that the

11 Oct 2018
UNAMA Acknowledges Enhanced Security
UNAMA Acknowledges Enhanced Security

UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Thursday issued a statement giving due credit to the ramped up security provision

11 Oct 2018
Political Parties Put Forward Demand for Inclusive Peace Process
Political Parties Put Forward Demand for Inclusive Peace Process

Political parties have come out with the view that the government is not clear  regarding the peace process. In a meeting

11 Oct 2018
With Casualty Toll at 8050, UNAMA Turns Focus on Civilian Casualties and Anti-Election Instability
With Casualty Toll at 8050, UNAMA Turns Focus on Civilian Casualties and Anti-Election Instability

The report by UNAMA has indicated that leading cause if civilian casualties has been combined...

10 Oct 2018
Estonia Partners with Afghanistan for Cyber Security
Estonia Partners with Afghanistan for Cyber Security

In a meeting with President Ashraf Ghani at Kabul on Monday, Juri Luik, the Defence Minister of Estonia confirmed his

10 Oct 2018
Olympic Committee Gets First Ever Afghan Member
Olympic Committee Gets First Ever Afghan Member

In another progressive and pleasant stride, a 24 year old Samira Asghari from Afghanistan, has become the first Afghan to

10 Oct 2018
Make Sure to Safeguard Afghans’ Right to Free Vote: UN SRSG for Afghanistan
Make Sure to Safeguard Afghans’ Right to Free Vote: UN SRSG for Afghanistan

In a statement issued by UNAMA on Tuesday, it was emphasised that the right of citizens of Afghanistan to vote

9 Oct 2018
Election a Bogus, Disguising Lack of Free Right: Taliban
Election a Bogus, Disguising Lack of Free Right: Taliban

The Taliban recently came out with a statement regarding the upcoming elections in Afghanistan. The group began their statement by

8 Oct 2018
Afghanistan Paves the Way for Greater Access to Information
Afghanistan Paves the Way for Greater Access to Information

In a conference on Universal Access to Information conforming to the UN Sustainable Development...

7 Oct 2018
OSCE PA Expresses Concerns Over Disqualification of Candidates
OSCE PA Expresses Concerns Over Disqualification of Candidates

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Parliamentary Assembly's human rights committee has raised concerns over the arbitrary nature

7 Oct 2018
Nobel Peace for Flagbearers of Anti-Sexual Violence
Nobel Peace for Flagbearers of Anti-Sexual Violence

The Nobel Peace Prize of 2018 has been awarded to Yazdi activist Nadia Murad...

6 Oct 2018
Government Refutes Claims Regarding Mineral Contracts
Government Refutes Claims Regarding Mineral Contracts

As per the press release, the government seems to have refuted any allegation by the CSO that the mineral...

6 Oct 2018
After ICJ Order on Restricting Iran Sanctions, US Pulls Out of 1955 Treaty
After ICJ Order on Restricting Iran Sanctions, US Pulls Out of 1955 Treaty

On Wednesday, the International Court of Justice ordered the United States to ensure that its sanctions on Iran do not

4 Oct 2018
It Seems like Pakistan is Tied Down by Complaints of Neglect
It Seems like Pakistan is Tied Down by Complaints of Neglect

Over the past few weeks starting from the United States cutting back aid worth $300 million for Pakistan, the international

4 Oct 2018
Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded to Evolutionary Scientists
Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded to Evolutionary Scientists

On Wednesday, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced that the Nobel Prize for 2018 in Chemistry was jointly awarded

3 Oct 2018
Unearthing the Steel Potential Of Afghanistan
Unearthing the Steel Potential Of Afghanistan

On Wednesday, government officials confirmed that the officials and some members of Khan Steel laid the foundation of the second

3 Oct 2018
Tensions Trickling Down From Ukraine to Afghanistan: Deputy MoFA
Tensions Trickling Down From Ukraine to Afghanistan: Deputy MoFA

Hekmat Khalil Karzai, the Deputy Foreign Minister, while addressing an event on Afghanistan’s foreign policy at Afghanistan Law and Political

3 Oct 2018
Let’s look for Possible End to NATO Mission in Afghanistan: Maulana Sami of Pak
Let’s look for Possible End to NATO Mission in Afghanistan: Maulana Sami of Pak

The government of Afghanistan requested the Pakistan cleric Maulana Samiul Haq also known as Father of Taliban to help efforts

2 Oct 2018
No ‘Foreign Mercenaries’: Ghani
No ‘Foreign Mercenaries’: Ghani

In response to the possibility of privatising the US war in Afghanistan, President Ghani has cleared the air that he

2 Oct 2018
Afghan school-girls join ISIL: Member of HoR
Afghan school-girls join ISIL: Member of HoR

A member of the Afghan parliament has pointed to the horrifying information that girls of Afghan descent may be joining

1 Oct 2018
IEC Gets Stern on Its Operations and Enforcement of Election Process
IEC Gets Stern on Its Operations and Enforcement of Election Process

As IEC announced the arrival of a final batch of biometric kits on coming Thursday, as it seems that the

1 Oct 2018
Support for Afghanistan vital for security and sustainable development: Turkmenistan Prez at UN
Support for Afghanistan vital for security and sustainable development: Turkmenistan Prez at UN

Mr Berdimuhamedov said that the world was witnessing a proliferation of conflict...

1 Oct 2018
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