The Attorney General's Office (AGO) has announced that during the first nine months of the current solar year, a total of 27,872 criminal cases have been registered, investigated and addressed in 34 provinces of the country. Jamshid Rasouli, the spokesman of Attorney General's Office, said in a press conference on Monday that the cases included crimes "against the national security", including kidnapping. Rasouli said that

7 December 2020

The spokesman of Kandahar governor said at least 33 people including 15 members of a family were wounded in a car bomb explosion near a Police HQ in the province on Monday morning. According to the governor's spokesman, the incident happened in Daman district and 9 Police forces, two National Directorate of Security forces and seven civilian employees are among the wounded.

7 December 2020

Afghan women and girls are being failed by the country’s justice system with their access to justice for crimes of violence remaining tenuous, finds a new report released today by the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) and the UN Human Rights Office. The report, titled, “In Search of Justice for Crimes of Violence Against Women and Girls,” examines the response of the justice

7 December 2020

At least 11 personnel of provincial police in Kandahar province were wounded in a car bomb explosion on Monday morning, the Ministry of Interior confirmed. According to MoI, the blast took place at around 10:25 Am after a vehicle loaded with explosives detonated Near Daman Police HQ. Local officials also said that Abdul Wadoud, provincial district Police

7 December 2020

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Monday reported 232 new positive cases of coronavirus out of 1350 samples tested in the last 24 hours. The ministry also reported 27 deaths and 297 recoveries from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. The cumulative number of total cases is now 48,133 the number of total reported deaths is

7 December 2020

The protection and maintenance department of Salang Pass said on Monday that the strategic Salang highway has been closed to Cargo Trucks following the heavy storms and bad weather. According to the department, the snowfall in the south of Salang and snowfall with wind in the north started at around 00:00am today and the current situation is expected to continue for more than two

7 December 2020

Simultaneously with the outbreak of the second wave of the Coronavirus, President Ghani says his findings show that despite all efforts, there are serious challenges in the health sector that need to be addressed. The Presidential Palace said in a statement that President Ghani made the remarks via video conference on Sunday evening with a number of Afghan health professionals living in the United

7 December 2020

A car bomb explosion occurred near the police HQ in Daman district of Kandahar province on Monday, said Jamal Barakzai, a spokesman for the provincial police chief. There is still no information about the number of casualties, he said. No group has immediately claimed responsibility for the incident. Details to follow.

7 December 2020

The fifth culprit and one of the main prepatrators behind the two bloody explosions in Bamiyan province has been arrested, the provincial governor's office said in a statement on Monday. According to the statement, the detainee has admitted to his crime for the blasts in the primary investigations. This comes as at least 18 people were killed

7 December 2020

Afghan Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) has reported that pine nuts production in north-eastern Kapisa province increased. According to the officials, about two thousands hectares of land in Kapisa province are covered by pine nut forests. Most of these forests are situated in Tagaba, Najrab and Alhosai districts of the province. Head of agriculture department

7 December 2020