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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.

Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran Commit to New Afghan Support Platform at Refugee Forum
Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran Commit to New Afghan Support Platform at Refugee Forum

The leaders from Afghanistan, Iran, and Pakistan along with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and refugee representatives have

23 Dec 2019
Presidential Candidate Ashraf Ghani Secures Majority of Votes in Preliminary Results
Presidential Candidate Ashraf Ghani Secures Majority of Votes in Preliminary Results

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) in a press conference on Sunday announced the preliminary Presidential election results. The Presidential contender, Ashraf

22 Dec 2019
Pentagon Leaders Reject Negative View of War in ‘Afghan Papers’
Pentagon Leaders Reject Negative View of War in ‘Afghan Papers’

The top officials at the Pentagon are rejecting the narrative of a massive inspector general’s survey that government officials over

21 Dec 2019
Joe Biden Says He Fought the Obama Administration on Afghanistan Troop Surge
Joe Biden Says He Fought the Obama Administration on Afghanistan Troop Surge

During the Democratic debate, US former Vice President Joe Biden was asked about The Washington...

20 Dec 2019
US Troops in Afghanistan to be Redeployed to Confront China: Pentagon Chief
US Troops in Afghanistan to be Redeployed to Confront China: Pentagon Chief

A drawdown of US troops from Washington’s 18-year-old war in Afghanistan will facilitate their redeployment to the Asia-Pacific...

19 Dec 2019
China Responds over US Troops’ Possible Withdrawal from Afghanistan
China Responds over US Troops’ Possible Withdrawal from Afghanistan

While commenting on reports on US troops’ possible withdrawal from Afghanistan, a Chinese foreign ministry’s spokesperson has said that any

18 Dec 2019
Peace Will Be ‘Paramount’ Issue For Incoming Afghan Gov’t: UN Mission Chief
Peace Will Be ‘Paramount’ Issue For Incoming Afghan Gov’t: UN Mission Chief

Tadamichi Yamamoto, head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), updated ambassadors on developments since...

17 Dec 2019
US Troop Drawdown in Afghanistan Is Possible: US Senator
US Troop Drawdown in Afghanistan Is Possible: US Senator

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham has said that President Donald Trump will announce an American troop drawdown from Afghanistan...

17 Dec 2019
Afghan Ex-IEC Chief Convicted of Fraud in US
Afghan Ex-IEC Chief Convicted of Fraud in US

Afghanistan’s former chief of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) Mohammad Yousuf Nuristani has convicted of public budget theft and federal

16 Dec 2019
Trump Administration Preparing to Withdraw 4,000 Troops from Afghanistan
Trump Administration Preparing to Withdraw 4,000 Troops from Afghanistan

US President Trump is reportedly planning to withdraw 4,000 troops from Afghanistan as part of a pledge he made this

15 Dec 2019
Afghan War Reports Not ‘All That Revelatory’: Mattis
Afghan War Reports Not ‘All That Revelatory’: Mattis

Former US Defense Secretary James Mattis has said he did not consider a bombshell report on the Afghanistan war released

14 Dec 2019
US Envoy to Afghanistan Announces ‘Pause’ in Taliban Peace Talks After Attack on Air Base
US Envoy to Afghanistan Announces ‘Pause’ in Taliban Peace Talks After Attack on Air Base

The tweets by Khalilzad appear to throw another wrench in peace talks between the U.S. and the Taliban...

13 Dec 2019
Pentagon Considers Leaving Smaller Number of Troops in Afghanistan
Pentagon Considers Leaving Smaller Number of Troops in Afghanistan

The Pentagon is considering several options to reduce the number of troops in Afghanistan, including one that would shift to

12 Dec 2019
Pentagon Denies Intentionally Misleading on Afghan War
Pentagon Denies Intentionally Misleading on Afghan War

The Pentagon has denied intentionally misleading the public about the 18-year war in Afghanistan, after The Washington Post...

10 Dec 2019
NATO Welcomed Efforts For Restarting Afghan Peace Talks
NATO Welcomed Efforts For Restarting Afghan Peace Talks

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in a press briefing following the NATO Leaders Meeting in London has welcomed efforts to

5 Dec 2019
US, Afghan Forces Made ‘Major Progress’ Against ISIS-K: Khalilzad
US, Afghan Forces Made ‘Major Progress’ Against ISIS-K: Khalilzad

US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad on Tuesday said that US and Afghan forces have made a "major

4 Dec 2019
Afghans’ Fear for Personal Safety Has Increased: Survey
Afghans’ Fear for Personal Safety Has Increased: Survey

Afghans are increasingly fearful for their personal safety, but slightly more believe their war-weary country is moving in the right

3 Dec 2019
U.S. Troop Drawdowns in Afghanistan ‘Not Necessarily’ Tied to Taliban Deal: Esper
U.S. Troop Drawdowns in Afghanistan ‘Not Necessarily’ Tied to Taliban Deal: Esper

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday that any future troop drawdowns in Afghanistan were “not necessarily” linked to

3 Dec 2019
Same Source of Terror Impacting India, Afghanistan: Indian Envoy to Kabul
Same Source of Terror Impacting India, Afghanistan: Indian Envoy to Kabul

Indian ambassador to Afghanistan Vinay Kumar has called for the need for Pakistan to act on terror which impacts the

1 Dec 2019
Orange the World:  End Gender-Based Violence
Orange the World: End Gender-Based Violence

I would like to extend an invitation.  It is open to each and every person in Afghanistan; every man and

30 Nov 2019
Afghanistan Shows NATO’s Strength to Prevent The Country Becoming A Terrorist Haven Again: Stoltenberg
Afghanistan Shows NATO’s Strength to Prevent The Country Becoming A Terrorist Haven Again: Stoltenberg

NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg says Afghanistan shows the strength of NATO, bringing Allies, partners together, addressing a common challenge

30 Nov 2019
Trump Makes Suprise Visit to Afghanistan on Thanksgiving, Says Taliban Talks Back on
Trump Makes Suprise Visit to Afghanistan on Thanksgiving, Says Taliban Talks Back on

President Donald Trump has made an unannounced visit to American troops in Afghanistan and said the US and the Taliban

29 Nov 2019
Afghanistan Orders Additional MD 530F Helos
Afghanistan Orders Additional MD 530F Helos

Afghanistan is to receive a further 12 MD Helicopters Inc (MDHI) MD 530F Cayuse Warrior light attack and reconnaissance rotorcraft,

28 Nov 2019
Ghani, US, German Ambassadors, UNAMA Slammed NDS Over Handling Pedophile Ring Claim
Ghani, US, German Ambassadors, UNAMA Slammed NDS Over Handling Pedophile Ring Claim

President Ashraf Ghani, US and German ambassadors and UNAMA have slammed Afghanistan National Directorate of Security (NDS) for detaining two

27 Nov 2019
Drug Traffic From Afghanistan Threatens Russia’s National Security: Moscow Says
Drug Traffic From Afghanistan Threatens Russia’s National Security: Moscow Says

The Afghan drug threat is one of the worst problems for Russia’s national security, the deputy director of the Russian

27 Nov 2019
Afghanistan’s Air Force Receives Five More MD-530 Helicopters
Afghanistan’s Air Force Receives Five More MD-530 Helicopters

Arizona-based U.S. defense contractor MD Helicopters, Inc. announced the delivery of another batch of five MD-530 F Cayuse Warrior light

26 Nov 2019
Freedom of Expression & Democracy Threatened, Violated in Afghanistan: Karzai
Freedom of Expression & Democracy Threatened, Violated in Afghanistan: Karzai

Former President Hamid Karzai says freedom of speech and democracy have been gradually threatened and violated for the past years

25 Nov 2019
Abdullah’s Meeting with US Congressional Delegation. Future of Democracy Depends on Presidential Election
Abdullah’s Meeting with US Congressional Delegation. Future of Democracy Depends on Presidential Election

The Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah has met with a high-ranking delegation of US congress in Kabul. The Chief Executive Office in

25 Nov 2019
Afghan Air Force Underusing US-Provided Aircraft, Training: US Watchdog
Afghan Air Force Underusing US-Provided Aircraft, Training: US Watchdog

Air Force is being given modernized UH-60 Black Hawks to replace aging, Soviet-made Mi-17 helicopters. As of September, there were

21 Nov 2019
Many Afghan Children Are Afraid To Go Outside: Save The Children
Many Afghan Children Are Afraid To Go Outside: Save The Children

Almost two-thirds of Afghan children have been impacted by the ongoing conflict in the war-wracked country, the British-based Save the

20 Nov 2019
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