Government’s lack of attention towards disabled persons lamented

    KABUL (SW) – Lalluddin Aryubi, State Minister for Martyrs, and Disabled Persons on Tuesday lamented government’s lack of attention towards people with disabilities in the country.

    Abducted AUAF teachers released by the Taliban

    MONITORING (SW) - The Taliban have freed two American University of Afghanistan teachers they had held for more than three years in exchange for the release of three Haqqani Network commanders.

    ‘People would not accept an imposed president’

    KABUL (SW) – Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, presidential candidate, said people would desire and support only a democratically elected president.

    Haqqani reaches from Bagram to Qatar

    MONITORING (SW) – Sources close to the Taliban have confirmed that the three Taliban commanders released by the government have been flown to Qatar for an expected swap for an American and an Australian hostage held by the insurgents.

    Demonstration for peace in Paktia

    GARDEZ (SW) – A number of Paktia residents on Monday took to the streets urging the Taliban to shun violence and join the peace process.


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      07 March 2019

      In quest for the best, Afghan migrant faces the worst in Iran

      GHOR (SW) – Khalil, pseudonym for a young Ghor resident, dreamt for a better life away in Iran, but faced the worst time of his life in the journey to and stay over there. …
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      01 March 2019

      ‘Massive corruption in front of the President’

      KABUL (SW) – The private firm, which inked a lucrative $ 11 million deal with the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, has no proven track-record sparking fears of ‘massive fraud’. …
      Editor's Pick
      16 February 2019

      Consumers rise against hidden telecommunication tariffs

      KABUL (SW) – An intense campaign against the telecommunication firms’ alleged hidden costs and tariffs has gained momentum.…
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      08 February 2019

      Fears of the Taliban return haunts women and girls

      KABUL (SW) – Since the fall of the Taliban regime, Afghan women have been living in a relatively free environment with liberties to study and work. …