Takhar rocked by sprawling rival armed gangs

    TALUQAN (SW) – Armed clashes between rival armed groups in Takhar province has claimed at least 18 lives.

    Young midwife gang-raped in Samangan

    SAMANGAN (SW) – In a troubling incident, a young midwife has been gang raped by a group of eight men in Samangan province.

    UNICEF expresses concerns over malnutrition among mothers, children

    KABUL (SW) - An estimated 2 million children in Afghanistan under 5 years are affected by acute malnutrition annually, a recent UN survey across the country showed on Tuesday.

    Taliban abduct family members of ALP men

    SAR-I-PUL (SW) – The Taliban insurgents have abducted family members of Afghan Local Police men in Sar-i-Pul province, an official confirmed on Tuesday.

    A bloodstained Iftaar for policemen in Kabul

    KABUL (SW) – A number of armed motorcyclists opened fire on policemen in Kabul as they were getting ready for ‘Iftaar’ (evening meal with which Muslims end their daily Ramadan fast at sunset).


      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. …