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.

Ghani In Kapisa: We Don’t Want Peace To Destroy Us
Ghani In Kapisa: We Don’t Want Peace To Destroy Us

“We want peace to make the situation better and to reduce the violence in the country,” said President Ashraf Ghani

8 Jul 2020
VP Danesh Disputes Claims Of Impunity For Crimes Against Journalists
VP Danesh Disputes Claims Of Impunity For Crimes Against Journalists

A week after more that 200 journalists published an open letter to President Ashraf Ghani asking him to look into

7 Jul 2020
Ghani Meets Regional Leaders To Build Consensus For Peace In Afghanistan
Ghani Meets Regional Leaders To Build Consensus For Peace In Afghanistan

President Ashraf Ghani hosted a meeting on strengthening the regional consensus for peace and the intra-Afghan on Monday evening and

6 Jul 2020
Finance Ministry Asks Herat Governor For Proof Of Customs Corruption
Finance Ministry Asks Herat Governor For Proof Of Customs Corruption

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) asked Herat Governor Waheed Qatali for proof and documentation of the claims he made during

6 Jul 2020
Sediqqi: 4,015 Taliban Prisoners Released So Far
Sediqqi: 4,015 Taliban Prisoners Released So Far

Presidential spokesperson Sediq Sediqqi said 4,015 Taliban prisoners have been released by the Afghan government so far and called it

6 Jul 2020
597 Prisoners In Taliban List Will Not Be Released: Afghan Government
597 Prisoners In Taliban List Will Not Be Released: Afghan Government

The Office of Prison Administration (OPA) said they will not be releasing 597 prisoners that were included in the Taliban

6 Jul 2020
Cracks Widen Jamiat-e-Islami As Intra-Party Tensions Rise
Cracks Widen Jamiat-e-Islami As Intra-Party Tensions Rise

Senior leaders of Jamiat-e-Islami are flinging accusations at each other as they wrangle for the chairmanship of the party. Atta Mohammad

4 Jul 2020
‘A Decade Of Hope Not Despair’: UNHCR Urges Investment In Displaced Afghans
‘A Decade Of Hope Not Despair’: UNHCR Urges Investment In Displaced Afghans

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) called for targeted investments inside Afghanistan and in refugee-hosting Iran and Pakistan, warning that inaction

4 Jul 2020
Khalilzad Discusses Afghan Economic Development With Taliban
Khalilzad Discusses Afghan Economic Development With Taliban

U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad held meetings in Qatar to discuss the economic prosperity for a peaceful

4 Jul 2020
US DOD: Afghan Air Force Airstrike Ops Improving, Struggles in Maintenance
US DOD: Afghan Air Force Airstrike Ops Improving, Struggles in Maintenance

The Afghan Air Force has made major strides in its ability to plan and conduct operations...

3 Jul 2020
Over 100 Casualties Reported Within 24 Hours
Over 100 Casualties Reported Within 24 Hours

Over 100 Taliban, Afghan security forces and civilians have been killed or wounded in the past 24 hours, officials said

2 Jul 2020
Top US Officials To Brief Congress On Russia-Taliban Bounties
Top US Officials To Brief Congress On Russia-Taliban Bounties

The White House confirmed that top U.S. intelligence officials will be briefing key congressional leaders known as the “Gang of

2 Jul 2020
UN Urges Greater Civilian Protection, Reduced Violence In Run Up To Intra-Afghan Talks
UN Urges Greater Civilian Protection, Reduced Violence In Run Up To Intra-Afghan Talks

With the prospect of the intra-Afghan peace talks starting this month between the Afghan government and Taliban negotiators, the UN

2 Jul 2020
CIA Files Criminal Complaint Over Leak Of Russia-Taliban Intel As New Evidence Emerges
CIA Files Criminal Complaint Over Leak Of Russia-Taliban Intel As New Evidence Emerges

U.S. National security adviser Robert O'Brien said that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has requested the Justice Department to look

1 Jul 2020
Khalilzad And Pakistan FM Qureshi Agree Latest Developments ‘Conducive’ To Afghan Peace
Khalilzad And Pakistan FM Qureshi Agree Latest Developments ‘Conducive’ To Afghan Peace

U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad met Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in Islamabad on Wednesday to

1 Jul 2020
95% of Crimes Against Journalists and Media Go Unpunished in Afghanistan: AFJC
95% of Crimes Against Journalists and Media Go Unpunished in Afghanistan: AFJC

The Afghanistan Journalists Center (AFJC) said that of the more than 1,000 cases of violence and threats against journalists have

1 Jul 2020
Mike Pompeo Warns Taliban Against Attacking US Forces In Afghanistan
Mike Pompeo Warns Taliban Against Attacking US Forces In Afghanistan

The U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke to Taliban’s deputy Mullah Baradar and warned him against attacking American troops

1 Jul 2020
AIHRC, UNAMA: Afghan Security Forces Responsible For Civilian Deaths In Sangin
AIHRC, UNAMA: Afghan Security Forces Responsible For Civilian Deaths In Sangin

The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) in a statement mirroring the one by the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan

1 Jul 2020
Taliban Rights Efforts Fall Far Short Despite Claims: HRW
Taliban Rights Efforts Fall Far Short Despite Claims: HRW

The Taliban in Afghanistan have imposed severe restrictions on rights in areas under their control despite claims of reform, Human

30 Jun 2020
Child Marriage Most Prevalent Human Rights Violation in Afghanistan: UN
Child Marriage Most Prevalent Human Rights Violation in Afghanistan: UN

The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) said child marriage was the most prevalent human rights violation in Afghanistan...

30 Jun 2020
DOD: ‘No Corroborating Evidence’ To Validate Russia Bounty Intelligence
DOD: ‘No Corroborating Evidence’ To Validate Russia Bounty Intelligence

In an official statement, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) said they had found no evidence to validate the allegations

30 Jun 2020
Khalilzad Begins New Round Of Visits For Afghan Peace Process
Khalilzad Begins New Round Of Visits For Afghan Peace Process

U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad will be visiting Qatar, Pakistan and Uzbekistan, in his new round of

29 Jun 2020
MEC Reports Corruption In Customs And Revenue Departments
MEC Reports Corruption In Customs And Revenue Departments

The Independent Joint Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (MEC) in a new report to assess vulnerabilities to corruption in the

29 Jun 2020
Trump Denies Being Briefed On Russian Bounties Report, Calls It ‘Fake News’
Trump Denies Being Briefed On Russian Bounties Report, Calls It ‘Fake News’

U.S. President Donald Trump denied he had been briefed by the U.S. intelligence on Russian bounties to Taliban-linked militants for

28 Jun 2020
Exclusive: Majority Of Herat Residents Received No Government Help During Lockdown
Exclusive: Majority Of Herat Residents Received No Government Help During Lockdown

An overwhelming majority of Herat residents, 93%, said they had not received any aid or assistance from the government or

28 Jun 2020
Attack on Afghan Human Rights Worker Draws International Condemnation
Attack on Afghan Human Rights Worker Draws International Condemnation

U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad called the attack of two employees of the Afghan Independent Human Rights

28 Jun 2020
White House Says Trump Not Briefed On Russian Bounties
White House Says Trump Not Briefed On Russian Bounties

The White House denied reports that President Donald Trump or Vice President Mike Pence were briefed on reported U.S. intelligence

28 Jun 2020
US Planning To Withdraw 4,000 Troops From Afghanistan
US Planning To Withdraw 4,000 Troops From Afghanistan

The administration of President Donald Trump is finalizing a decision to withdraw more than 4,000 troops from Afghanistan by fall,

27 Jun 2020
US Reassures NATO Over Future Troop Movements, Asks Allies To Spend More On Security
US Reassures NATO Over Future Troop Movements, Asks Allies To Spend More On Security

U.S. Defence Secretary Mark Esper on Friday reassured NATO allied that Washington will consult with them on any future troop

27 Jun 2020
Russia Offered Afghan Militants Money To Kill US Troops: NYT Report
Russia Offered Afghan Militants Money To Kill US Troops: NYT Report

A U.S. intelligence report found that a Russian military intelligence unit offered bounties to Afghanistan militants to kill American and

27 Jun 2020
Page 2 of 4712345...102030...Last »