Protesters close down Gardez – Patan main highway

    GARDEZ (SW) – The residents of Ahmad Abad district in Paktia province on Monday closed down the Gardez – Patan main highway in protest.

    WJ members oppose the idea of interim government

    KABUL (SW) – The buzz over proposed interim government on Monday echoed in the Wolesi Jirga (lower house).

    Tribes unite to safeguard forests

    ASADABAD (SW) – The local tribes in Kunar on Monday promised to safeguard the natural forests in the province.

    Poppy cultivation drops by 20 per cent

    KABUL (SW) – The latest findings by the Ministry of Counter-Narcotics claim poppy cultivation in the country has dropped by 20 per cent.

    Protest against ban on undocumented vehicles

    ASADABAD (SW) – A number of Kunar residents on Sunday took to the streets against the ban imposed on vehicles possessing temporary registration documents.


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      14 November 2018

      The Geneva Ministerial Conference on Afghanistan; accountability and reiteration of pledges

      KABUL (SW) – All is set for the Geneva Ministerial Conference on Afghanistan in Switzerland later this month that would see Kabul showcase its achievements to earn a renewal of commitments from the international community.…
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      03 November 2018

      Women continue to face harassment in public transport

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      21 October 2018

      DEVELOPING: Round-up of the Wolesi Jirga Elections 2018

      KABUL (SW) – The long-due Wolesi Jirga (lower house) elections finally took place after a delay of three years, but since the beginning of the process, complaints have been raised about delays and glitches in the process extended to a second day. …
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      17 October 2018

      EXCLUSIVE: An array of loud claims by the WJ candidates

      KABUL (SW) – The electoral campaign for the forthcoming Wolesi Jirga (lower house) elections would conclude on Wednesday amid loud claims by the candidates to bring reforms, end poverty and eradicate graft.…