Guidelines prepared for the safety of dams

    KABUL (SW) – The Ministry of Energy and Water announced to have prepared the safety guidelines for construction, planning and maintenance of the country's dams.

    Evaluation of candidates begins for the presidential elections

    KABUL (SW) – The Independent Election Commission has initiated evaluation of nomination papers of the 17 candidates for the forthcoming presidential polls.

    Suicide attack in Maidan Wardak kills 20 people

    MAIDAN CITY (SW) – A suicide car bombing in Maidan Wardak claimed the lives of at least 20 security forces, an official said on Monday.

    Charged with murder and terror, Samangani grabs WJ seat

    KABUL (SW) – Findings by Salam Watandar indicate Hayatullah Samangani – a candidate for the Wolesi Jirga (lower house) with known criminal record – has been listed among the winners from Samangan province.

    Mohammad Ashraf Ghani joins presidential race

    KABUL (SW) – President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani joined the race for presidential elections on Sunday with pledge to complete the reforms agenda of Ghazi Amanullah Khan in the country.


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      29 December 2018

      Iran blamed for targeted killings in Herat

      HERAT (SW) - The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, a branch of Iran's Armed Forces, has been blamed for orchestrating targeted killings in Afghanistan’s Herat province. …
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      25 December 2018

      A tragic tale of horror following assault on MoPW

      KABUL (SW) – The deadly assault on the Ministry of Public Works in Kabul on Monday left behind yet another tragic tale of horror. …
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      19 December 2018

      EXCLUSIVE: Electricity distribution in Parwan marred by corruption

      CHARIKAR (SW) - Access to electricity is one of the basic needs and rights of citizens, but findings by Salam Watandar indicate influential figures have exploited residents of Parwan on this pretext. …
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      18 December 2018

      Only 7 % female media practitioners are Pashto speakers

      KABUL (SW) – A new study titled ‘Gender Balance in Media’ has indicated only seven per cent of female media workers in the country are Pashto speakers. …