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IEC Declares Preliminary Results for 5 Provinces
IEC Declares Preliminary Results for 5 Provinces

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) announced the preliminary results of parliamentary elections for five provinces-Samangan, Nuristan, Maidan Wardak, Sar-e-Pul and

2 Dec 2018
On 30th World AIDS Day, WHO Regional Director Expresses Concern Over Increasing Cases in East Mediterranean Region
On 30th World AIDS Day, WHO Regional Director Expresses Concern Over Increasing Cases in East Mediterranean Region

The annual number of new HIV infections in other WHO regions is declining, but in WHO’s Eastern...

1 Dec 2018
Turkmenistan Set to Build 10km Additional Railway Line In Afghanistan
Turkmenistan Set to Build 10km Additional Railway Line In Afghanistan

A decision was made in April to build a railway from Turkmenistan’s Galkynysh...

1 Dec 2018
UN Secretary General Calls on Countries to Work Amicably, Emphasises the Importance of Paris Agreement Workings at COP24
UN Secretary General Calls on Countries to Work Amicably, Emphasises the Importance of Paris Agreement Workings at COP24

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said during the G20 meet that there was a “lack of trust between peoples in

1 Dec 2018
AIHRC & UN Call out Government and Foreign Forces for Civilian Casualties
AIHRC & UN Call out Government and Foreign Forces for Civilian Casualties

AIHRC estimates claim that 5,985 civilians have been killed and wounded in armed conflicts over the past six months...

30 Nov 2018
US Claims that Iran Supplies Weapons to Houthis and Other Terrorists Groups of the Region
US Claims that Iran Supplies Weapons to Houthis and Other Terrorists Groups of the Region

On Wednesday, defense officials showed US’s CNN agency, pictures of...

30 Nov 2018
Afghans Deserve Peace After 4 Decades of War: US Envoy Khalilzad
Afghans Deserve Peace After 4 Decades of War: US Envoy Khalilzad

The US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad expressed that the “Afghan people deserve peace”. “We are in hurry

29 Nov 2018
With 1692 Civilian Casualties in 2018, International Committee of Red Cross Draws Attention to the ‘Crisis’ in Afghanistan
With 1692 Civilian Casualties in 2018, International Committee of Red Cross Draws Attention to the ‘Crisis’ in Afghanistan

Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) released a statement saying that “Relentless, high-casualty attacks

28 Nov 2018
Ghani Unveils Five-Year Peace Plan at Geneva Summit, Affirms Afghan-led Afghan-Owned Process
Ghani Unveils Five-Year Peace Plan at Geneva Summit, Affirms Afghan-led Afghan-Owned Process

In a bid to take things forward with another phase of the peace process, the Afghan government has come up

28 Nov 2018
More Than Hundred 209 Shahin Corps Officers Dismissed
More Than Hundred 209 Shahin Corps Officers Dismissed

The Afghan National Defense Ministry's appointments board has dismissed 100 officers of 209 Shahin Corps and replaced them with new

28 Nov 2018
Day 1 of Geneva Conference: Agriculture, Women Empowerment, Trade and Industry were the Focus
Day 1 of Geneva Conference: Agriculture, Women Empowerment, Trade and Industry were the Focus

On the first day of the conference, four side meetings were held discussing women's empowerment, agricultural sector development, regional connectivity,

28 Nov 2018
Speaking at Upper House, Interior Ministers Talks about Alipoor Arrest Protest While NDS Chief Justifies Arrest
Speaking at Upper House, Interior Ministers Talks about Alipoor Arrest Protest While NDS Chief Justifies Arrest

The Interior Minister Wais Ahmad Barmak addressed the Meshrano Jirga and stated that “anyone who commits a crime must be

27 Nov 2018
19500 New IDPs Reported Past Week by OCHA
19500 New IDPs Reported Past Week by OCHA

UN OCHA in their new weekly report stated that “A total of 301,341 people have been verified as having been

27 Nov 2018
Ongoing Conflict Drastically Reduced Availability of Education: UNICEF Finding
Ongoing Conflict Drastically Reduced Availability of Education: UNICEF Finding

“Protect Education from Attack” under the aegis of UNICEF has brought out a report “Attacks on Education in Afghanistan” which

27 Nov 2018
72 Tons of Drugs Seized and Destroyed
72 Tons of Drugs Seized and Destroyed

As a result, Afghan Counter-Narcotics Special Operation Police and Afghan Air Forces...

26 Nov 2018
MoI Deputy Minister Shuns Claims of Police Attack on Protestors
MoI Deputy Minister Shuns Claims of Police Attack on Protestors

Deputy Minister of Interior Gen Akhtar Mohammad Ibrahimi in a press conference on....

26 Nov 2018
UK Grants £25 million to Afghanistan for Drought Relief
UK Grants £25 million to Afghanistan for Drought Relief

The United Kingdom on Monday announced a new aid assistance of £25 million for drought-hit Afghans. International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt

26 Nov 2018
IEC Admits Possibilities of Delay in Presidential Elections
IEC Admits Possibilities of Delay in Presidential Elections

IEC officials say that in the upcoming elections, the use of biometrics should start even with the voter registration process. They

26 Nov 2018
On International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women, UN Calls for Afghans to Work Together on the Issue
On International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women, UN Calls for Afghans to Work Together on the Issue

Marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and the start of 16 Days of Activism against

25 Nov 2018
Several Ministries & Independent Bodies Not Optimising Budgetary Usage: Ministry of Finance Finding
Several Ministries & Independent Bodies Not Optimising Budgetary Usage: Ministry of Finance Finding

The House of Representatives (Wolesi Jirga) in their session on Saturday expressed that all those ministries which have spent less

25 Nov 2018
3.6 Million Drought-affected Afghans One Step Away from Famine: UN Official
3.6 Million Drought-affected Afghans One Step Away from Famine: UN Official

“Many people have said to me, this is the worst drought that has struck us in our lifetime," UN Humanitarian

25 Nov 2018
Government Ready to Hold Presidential Elections on Time: Spokesperson to President
Government Ready to Hold Presidential Elections on Time: Spokesperson to President

Spokesperson to President Ghani held a press conference today in which...

24 Nov 2018
With Taliban, Condition-Based Strategy is the Way: US Central Command Director
With Taliban, Condition-Based Strategy is the Way: US Central Command Director

While interacting with a panel of experts at the United States Institute for Peace...

22 Nov 2018
Anticipate Huge Movement of Residents from Jaghori and Malistan Due to Attack Induced Trauma: OCHA
Anticipate Huge Movement of Residents from Jaghori and Malistan Due to Attack Induced Trauma: OCHA

Apart from the already big figures of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) which stands...

22 Nov 2018
1 in 2 Afghan Households is Food Insecure: FSAC
1 in 2 Afghan Households is Food Insecure: FSAC

The Food Security and Agricultural Cluster with support from World Food Programme...

22 Nov 2018
US Think Thank Says Second Biggest Number of Salafi-Jihadists in Afghanistan
US Think Thank Says Second Biggest Number of Salafi-Jihadists in Afghanistan

A report by US’s Centre for Strategic and International studies constructed a data set of groups and fighters from 1980

22 Nov 2018
How a New Irrigation Canal in Balkh is Helping Farmers Fix Irrigation Leaks and Water Wastage
How a New Irrigation Canal in Balkh is Helping Farmers Fix Irrigation Leaks and Water Wastage

World Bank’s feature story of this week highlighted the good effects of Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund’s (ARTF) On-Farm Water Management

22 Nov 2018
After Diplomat Training Joint-Initiative, India Seeks More Partnerships with China on Afghanistan
After Diplomat Training Joint-Initiative, India Seeks More Partnerships with China on Afghanistan

Addressing the inaugural session of the China training programme, India's Deputy...

20 Nov 2018
Stalemate in Peace Deal while US & Government Fail: US Special Inspector Assessment
Stalemate in Peace Deal while US & Government Fail: US Special Inspector Assessment

The report has been critical of Trump administration's assurances that its revised war...

20 Nov 2018
IEC Chief Attributes Delay in Election Result Announcement to Peculiar Climate & Topography of Afghanistan
IEC Chief Attributes Delay in Election Result Announcement to Peculiar Climate & Topography of Afghanistan

A decision about use of biometrics was very late, despite that, it was used properly...

19 Nov 2018
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