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US service member killed in Afghanistan

A U.S. military service member was killed in Afghanistan Saturday, the commander of U.S. operations in the country said in a statement.  The service member,...

Afghanistan moves to block WhatsApp, Telegram messaging services

KABUL: Afghanistan’s telecoms regulator wrote to internet service providers this week ordering them to block the messaging services WhatsApp and Telegram but it was...

New rules hinder trade with Afghanistan at Torkham

PESHAWAR: New rules framed by Pakistan for trade with Afghanistan and tough documentary requirements for traders have slowed down decades-old commerce between the neighboring countries,...

ICC prosecutor seeks Afghanistan war crimes investigation

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) is seeking a formal investigation into alleged war crimes committed in Afghanistan. In a statement, Fatou Bensouda said...

Traders urge radical steps to reduce Pak-Afghan tension

Pakistan and Afghanistan are losing out on the huge potential for trade due to fraught diplomatic relations and poor connectivity, according to traders and...

Terrorism a threat to region: President Ghani told Russian NSA

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and Russia National Security Adviser (NSA) Nikolai Patrushev, who arrived in Kabul on Tuesday, held talks on various issues from...

35 militants killed in Afghan Special Forces’ Operations

Thirty-five Taliban militants have been killed during the Afghan Special Forces's operations in southeastern Khost province, an official said on Monday. The special forces curried out air...

Kabul Municipality takes over management of city’s traffic

KABUL: Management of Kabul's Traffic Department, which was under the Ministry of Interior (MoI), has been officially handed over to the Kabul Municipality here...

Parliament reject president Ghani’s decree on population law

KABUL: The lower house of parliament (Wolesi Jirga) on Monday rejected a legislative decree on amendment of the population registration law. The Ministry of Justice...

Parwan Province launches digital media campaign to promote open government

MAHMOOD RAQI- The Parwan provincial government together with civil society and the private sector have launched a social media campaign to enhance open government and...

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