Sikhs and Hindus of Nangarhar leaving Afghanistan

    JALALABAD (SW) – Following the deadly suicide bombing in July, many Sikh families of Nangarhar province left for India, the community members informed.

    Taliban collecting payment for electricity in Faryab

    MAIMANA (SW) – Officials in Faryab have claimed the Taliban are collecting payments for electricity bills in parts of the province.

    Proposed use of biometric technology for polls welcomed

    KABUL (SW) – The Wolesi Jirga (lower house) on Saturday cautiously welcomed the proposed use of biometric technology in the forthcoming polls.

    ‘Government committed to hold transparent elections’

    KABUL (SW) – Abdullah Abdullah, chief executive officer, has said the government is committed to hold transparent elections using biometric technology.

    Deadly road accident claims 14 lives in Farah

    FARAH CITY (SW) – A deadly road accident in Farah province on Friday claimed at least 14 lives, officials confirmed.


      Editor's Pick
      08 September 2018

      Repatriation of deportees surges from Iran

      HERAT CITY (SW) – Officials in Herat said on Saturday the economic constraints and other reasons are forcing thousands of Afghan refugees on daily basis to flee.…
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      05 September 2018

      Trusting human traffickers is risking life

      At the corner of a roadside market, Mujibur Rahman was busy cooking snacks for his customers when he got nervous watching me approach him with recorder for interview.…
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      23 August 2018

      A Kandahari man’s tragic tale of human trafficking

      KANDAHAR CITY (SW) – Young Siddiqullah, a victim of human trafficking, was raised by his poor farmer parents under tough circumstances in Kandahar province.…
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      03 August 2018

      Singers charged with promoting addiction, bacha bazi

      KHOST CITY (SW) – There is a growing trend of many local singers encouraging the youth towards drug addiction and ‘bacha bazi’ through their music.…