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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.


      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. …