16/01/2020

    Presidential candidates lodge 1600 appeals

    KABUL (SW) – The Independent Election Complaint Commission has received around 1600 appeals in connection with the review process for the presidential polls.
    16/01/2020

    Close to 70 per cent citizens oppose Taliban sort of government

    KABUL (SW) – A new study by the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies has indicated that up to 67 per cent citizens are not willing to accept the Taliban-led government in the country.
    16/01/2020

    SIGAR chief flays U.S. policy of support warlords in Afghanistan

    MONITORING (SW) – The United States undermined its own goals in Afghanistan by supporting warlords and fostering corruption, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) John Sopko said on Wednesday.
    16/01/2020

    MOFA summons Iranian ambassador

    KABUL (SW) – The acting Minister of Foreign Affairs, Idrees Zaman met with Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Kabul, Mr. Bahadur Aminian on Wednesday.
    15/01/2020

    WJ Okays Euro 65 million rail link agreement

    KABUL (SW) – The Wolesi Jirga (lower house) on Thursday approved the Euro 65 loan agreement with the Italian government with a majority vote.

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      Editor's Pick
      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. …
      Editor's Pick
      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.…
      Editor's Pick
      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. …