Ghazni IDPs thankful for public support, solidarity

    KABUL (SW) – The internally displaced families from restive Jaghori and Maalistan districts have thanked the general public for their solidarity and support.

    Earthquake kills three children of a family in Baghlan

    PUL-E-KHUMRI (SW) – At least three members of a family in Baghlan got killed and three more got hurt following earthquake, officials confirmed on Wednesday.

    Roads in Badakhshan closed due to snow

    FAIZABAD (SW) – Heavy snow in Badakhshan province has closed down roads connecting nine districts with the provincial capital Faizbabad.

    ‘Presidential election would be held on time’

    KABUL (SW) – The Trump administration is discussing whether to press the Afghan government to suspend coming presidential elections as the U.S. seeks to engage the Taliban in talks to end the 17-year war, the Wall Street Journal reported

    Arg spokesman and politicians trade bards over war in provinces

    KABUL (SW) - The ragging war and the Taliban’s latest attack on different provinces have sparked a war between politicians in the country.


      Editor's Pick
      03 November 2018

      Women continue to face harassment in public transport

      KABUL (SW) – In conversation with Salam Watandar, a number of female commuters in Kabul complained about harassment by transporters and male commuters 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.…
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      09 October 2018

      Legacies of Ansari, Gohar Shad Begum celebrated

      KABUL (SW) – Arg, the presidential palace, on Tuesday celebrated the legacies of Khwajah Abdullah Ansari, 11th Century Sufi of Herat, and Gohar Shad Begum, the queen of the Timurid Empire in the 15th Century.…