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EU provides 25-mln-euro grant to end polio, support Afghan children

KABUL: The European Union (EU) would be contributing 25 million euros in support of eradication of polio in the militancy-plagued Afghanistan, UNICEF said in...

More Afghans displaced by drought than war: UN

A total of 275,000 people have been displaced by drought in western Afghanistan — 52,000 more than the number uprooted by conflict this year — with over two...

Kabul calls for Iran’s cooperation to fight terrorism

Kabul: In a meeting with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi, Chief Executive of Afghanistan Dr. Abdullah Abdullah urged Iran to cooperate with Afghanistan...

UK helps Afghanistan with £10m drought aid package

The UK has announced a new £10m aid package to help more than a million people in Afghanistan living at risk from drought.The secretary...

Helmandies to Ghani: Put warlords, corrupt officials, and criminals behind the bar

Lashkar Gah:  Hundreds of Helmand residents protested against the formation of recent Grand National Coalition (GNC) by Former warlords, Government officials & other individuals....

Child marriage in Afghanistan: changing the narrative

Child marriage in Afghanistan persists at rates that suggest at least one in three young girls will be married before they turn 18. However,...

President Ghani asks Ulema to establish national consensus against corruption

Speaking at the two-day anti-corruption conference of the Ulema Council in Kabul, President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani pointed out that "mosques were the most effective platform...

Ghani to Imran Khan: Lets bury the past

KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani called Chairman of Pakistan Tahreek Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Sunday and congratulated him on his victory in the general...

IEC to announce presidential poll date on August 1

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Sunday said the date of the Presidential vote would be announced in the next three days. Deputy spokesman for...

Former President backs Grand National Coalition but faces backlash

Kabul--  Former President Hamid Karzai backs Grand National Coalition (GNC)  that is comprised of the former government officials and warlords. He didn’t personally attend the GNC...

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