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).

    UNAMA: Continued effort essential for anti-corruption strategy

    KABUL (SW) – The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan on Monday stressed continued focus and effort are essential for building on the progress made in implementing Afghanistan’s anti-corruption strategy.

    Fistfight at the WJ lefts 5 people injured

    KABUL (SW) – The latest spell of fistfight between members of the Wolesi Jirga (lower house) and guards at the house left five people injured on Monday.

    Last moment escape from human traffickers

    KABUL (SW) – Kabir Ahmad is among many young men who wished to embark on illegal journey abroad to escape the deadly war and crippling poverty in Afghanistan.

    Takhar: Telecom firms suspend services during night

    TALUQAN (SW) – It has been three days since telecommunication services in Takhar province are suspended from evening till early in the morning.


      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. …