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KABUL (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani inaugurated a four-day exhibition of locally-manufactured products in the capital Kabul on Tuesday. The expo has been arranged by the Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA) at the Loya... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Seven peopel were killed and 18 others, including civilians, wounded during a asuicide bombing of a vehicle of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) in the Guzargah locality of Kabul on Saturday, acting Interior Minister Ayub Salangi... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): NATO’s civilian spokesman Christopher Chambers said on Tuesday Afghan security forces had the capability of beating back the insurgency without combat support from the coalition after 2014.Addressing a press conference at the... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The International Security Assistance Force Joint Command on Monday ceremonially ended its combat mission in Afghanistan. A ceremony in Kabul, attended by senior military commanders, marked the end to the 13-year NATO campaign... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN) on Sunday held its first investigative conference on mining in Afghanistan, highlighting six basic problems crippling the sector. The news agency expressed its concerns about illegal mineral extractions... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A suicide attack in central Logar province killed 12 security personnel and wounded eight others, an official said on Saturday. Din Muhammad Darwesh, spokesman for the governor, told Pajhwok Afghan News two civilians died and... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): More than 20 tonnes of drugs were torched in Kabul on Wednesday when officials said Afghanistan needed international assistance in the fight against narcotics -- a top priority of the new government. About 360 kilograms of heroin,... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Monday once again slammed Pakistan as a breeding ground for terrorists. Siddique Siddiqui, the MoI spokesman, told a press conference in Kabul 2014 was a challenging year for the Afghan security... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Thursday praised former vice-president Karim Khalili’s efforts at strengthening democracy, peace and reconstruction.Ahmadzai said this in a message read out to a gathering of more than one thousand... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Construction work on residential units in the Rehman Baba township in this central capital began on Wednesday. The housing scheme in Karta-e-Naw area covers 55 acres of land.Minister of Urban Development Hassan Abdul laid the... read more
KABUL (PAN): Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Monday organized a four-day long seminar to discuss establishment of ‘women cops councils’ which would address all outstanding issues faced by policewomen such as lack of transportation and harassment at... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): One civilian was killed and three others wounded when a car suicide attacker targeted a convoy of foreign forces in the capital Kabul along a major highway on Monday, an official said.Deputy interior minister Gen. Ayub Salangi said... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Hailing achievements the Afghan forces made over the past 13 years, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Saturday said the incoming government should give priority to further strengthening their capability.Speaking at a news conference... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Powerful individuals, illegal commanders and armed men were involved in most of 245 sexual abuse cases occurred in various provinces over the past six months, a survey said on Wednesday.The survey by the New Afghanistan Women... read more
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Four civilians were wounded in a pre-noon explosion in the capital of northern Balkh province on Wednesday, an official said.The bomb exploded in the Ibn-i-Sena Square northeast of the Hazrat Ali (RA) mausoleum at 11am,... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Princes Hindia, a daughter of former Afghan emperor Amanullah Khan, on Tuesday vowed to name government high-ups involved in land-grab incidents in the central capital.Addressing a news conference here, she said 350 acres of her... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Fourteen police officials have been detained on charges of committing different crimes, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Monday.MoI spokesman Siddiqui Siddique told reporters in Kabul the ministry’s crime branch and... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people in the capital Kabul held a protest demonstration against cross-border attacks by Pakistani troops into Dangam district of eastern Kunar province.
KABUL (Pajhwok): AT least three International Security Assistance Forces (ISAF) soldiers were killed and several others wounded on Tuesday when their convoy was attacked by a suicide attacker in the capital Kabul, officials said.An Afghan security... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The UN-supervised recount and audit process supposed to sift out fraudulent votes from the June presidential election runoff has been completed, 50 days after it was launched, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) said on Friday... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Following Balkh governor’s rhetoric to launch a protest movement if the election result favoured Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, Ahmad Zia Massoud warned on Wednesday that any step aimed at destabilising the country would not be acceptable.... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Tuesday said the audit of 20,500 out of 23,000 ballot boxes or 90 percent of votes has been completed.IEC spokesman Noor Mohammad Noor told reporters 60 percent audit of 6,000 special... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The election watchdog on Tuesday said it found as valid votes from another two polling centres out of 69 sites earlier cancelled by the Independent Election Commission (IEC).The IEC had declared invalid votes from the 69 polling... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): For the first time, a Digital Television Broadcasting System (DTBS) has been launched in the capital Kabul on Sunday.Amirzai Sangin, Minister for Information Technology and Broadcasting (MITB) said the new system would enable most... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Thursday said the vote audit process was proceeding in the presence of Afghan and international observers.Representatives of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Thursday said the vote audit process was proceeding in the presence of Afghan and international observers.Representatives of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): As the stop-start vote audit process hit a new snag, the Afghan-led election watchdog announced receiving 25 complaints from the Change and Continuity team against invalidation of bogus votes.The announcement comes a day after the... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Change and Continuity team, led by Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, on Wednesday announced shifting to the United Nations its responsibility to overseen the vote audit.The UN mission’s demand came as Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, leader of... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) once again postponed for 24 hours the vote auditing process on Saturday after presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah disagreed with the UN-proposed criteria for invalidation of suspected... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Ahmad Wali Masood, leader of Milli Agenda Conference (MAC), claimed on Wednesday his party had first floated the idea regarding the formation of a national unity government.Addressing a press conference here, Masood said MAC had... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): As the vote audit continues in Kabul, the Independent Election Commission IEC on Saturday affirmed its commitment to completing the process within four weeks.IEC spokesman Noor Muhammad Noor told reporters that 40 teams of the... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The European Union Election Assessment Team (EU EAT) said on Saturday it was actively observing the ongoing audit of the presidential run‐off vote.The EU EAT is the main international observer organisation participating in the audit... read more
SHARAN (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Wednesday said 42 people were killed and 67 others wounded in Tuesday’s suicide bombing in the Orgun district of southeastern Paktika province.The blast took place at around 11:00 on Tuesday in a... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Civilian casualties in the country rose by 24 percent in the first half of the current year, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said on Wednesday.From January 1 to June 20, UNAMA documented 4,853 civilian... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok) The Independent Election Commission (IEC) finally announced the preliminary results of the presidential vote on Monday, with Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai taking lead over his rival.Addressing a well-attended news conference in Kabul,... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Sunday criticised the Presidential Palace and international originations for what it said interfering in the electoral process, asking the election body to handle the... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 400 tankers reportedly transporting oil for security forces caught fire overnight in Paghman district outside the capital Kabul, an official said on Saturday.The Taliban said they launched a rocket attack on the tankers... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential runner Dr. Abdullah Abdullah has resumed cooperation with the election management bodies, signalling progress in ending the political deadlock, an official said on Wednesday.On July 15, Abdullah urged the immediate... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok):  The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Tuesday said all allegations against Independent Election Commission (IEC) Secretary Ziaul Haq Amarkhel stood null and void after his resignation. Amarkhel announced... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The UN secretary-general’s deputy special representative for Afghanistan, Nicholas Haysom, on Saturday announced a delay in the release of partial results from the runoff presidential election.At a news conference in Kabul, Haysom... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Monday rejected Dr. Abdullah Abdullah’s call for suspending its secretary Ziaul Haq Amarkhel.    At a late-night news conference on Sunday, the presidential runner had... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The election watchdog on Sunday said it had so far received 275 complaints, including those lodged over the telephone, about fraud in the runoff presidential election.Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) spokesman... read more
KABUL (PAJHWOK): Afghan presidential election candidate Abdullah Abdullah cast his vote in a runoff race between him and his opponent Ashraf Ghani in Kabul on June 14.
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai and his 2nd Vice President Mohammad Karim Khalili on Saturday exercised their voting right in the landmark presidential election, asking people to vote for a candidate of their choice. The voting process... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Findings revealed that attacks by anti-state elements and insurgents would step up with the support of regional intelligence networks until the polling day scheduled for June 14, a statement by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): A child was killed and six others, including a police officer and his driver, wounded during an explosion in Pul-i-Charkhi locality of capital Kabul on Thursday morning, an official said.Brig. Gen. Gul Agha Pacha, crime branch chief... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Tuesday warned if the government failed to fire the officials allegedly involved in fraud and rigging, the panel would have to make public their names.Addressing a press conference on... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Two people were killed and nine others wounded on Monday when a bus of the Defence Ministry came under suicide bomb attack in the heavily-fortified central capital Kabul.The bomber ploughed his explosives-rigged motorbike into the... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The minister of interior on Thursday said the second round of presidential polls would be more challenging, claiming foreign militants had sneaked into Afghanistan to disrupt the process.At a news conference in Kabul, Mohammad Omar... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan’s first satellite – AFGHANSAT 1 -- was formally launched on Saturday, with officials expecting a $15 million addition to the government’s annual revenue.Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL), one of the... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Wednesday said ballots from 291 of 444 suspected polling sites had been found valid.IECC Secretary Mohammad Nadir Mohseni said the Independent Election Commission (IEC) had... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Complaint Commission (IECC) on Wednesday held a public hearing on assessing votes cast at 525 polling sites, an official said.Representatives of presidential runners, human rights and civil society... read more
KABUL, Apr 26, 2014: Civil society members protest against the mining law in Kabul.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential runner Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Monday asked the Independent Election Commission (IEC) to stop releasing further results until fraudulent votes were cleaned out.Ghani expressed his concern a day after the IEC... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): A former justice minister and presidential candidate in the 2009 election on Saturday proposed an interim government be installed if the final results from the April 5 vote are feared causing  political differences.Abdul Sattar... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Sunday released partial returns from last week’s presidential vote, showing Abdullah Abdullah in a tight race with his closest rival Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai.Based on the 10 percent votes... read more
No one can win thru fraud: IECC from Pajhwok Afghan News.KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Monday reiterated no candidate would be allowed to grab power through vote fraud.IECC officials held out the... read more
More than 7m Afghans exercise franchise from Pajhwok Afghan News.KABUL (Pajhwok): More than seven million (over 60 percent) Afghan voters on Saturday exercised their franchise in the landmark presidential and provincial polls, the Independent... read more
President Karzai, Qanuni cast ballots from Pajhwok Afghan News.KABUL (Pajhwok): As millions of Afghans went to the polls, President Hamid Karzai and his deputy Yunus Qanuni on Saturday exercised their voting right.Amid tight security... read more
748 polling sites to stay shut from Pajhwok Afghan News.KABUL (Pajhwok): Independent Election Commission (IEC) security body on Sunday announced that 90 percent of polling stations across the country would remain open on April 5.The IEC’s security... read more
Attackers killed after 5-hour battle: Salangi from Pajhwok Afghan News.KABUL (Pajhwok): The attack on Independent Election Commission (IEC) headquarters in Kabul ended on Saturday evening with the killing of five assailants, the deputy interior... read more
Nawroz festival begins in Kabul from Pajhwok Afghan News.KABUL (Pajhwok): A ceremony marking the Nawroz festival got under way at the Presidential Palace in Kabul with the Afghan national dance called Atan on Thursday morning.The UN chief and... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Ten people, including five gunmen, were killed on Tuesday when a regional office of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) in Kabul came under attack.Two policemen, as many civilians and a provincial council runner were among the... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Interior Minister Omar Daudzai on Tuesday promised the April 5 elections would be peaceful because his ministry had complete faith in the ability of Afghan security forces to deal with any challenge.Addressing a gathering in Kabul,... read more
KABUL (PAN): The run-off from the recent rains in the capital city of Kabul caused serious challenges for the local residents.  During the heavy rains most of the streets and lanes and roads were blocked.  Most traffic could not move... read more
Ghani promises key govt posts to women from Pajhwok Afghan News.KABUL (Pajhwok): Promising high government positions to women, front-line presidential candidate Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Sunday said he would bring to justice those involved in... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok):  First-Vice president Field Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim died Sunday of natural causes, a presidential spokesman said.Aimal Faizi wrote on tweet "with deep sadness, the first vice president, Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim has... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Celebrating International Women’s Day in Kabul, the European Union Police Mission in Afghanistan (EUPOL) on Saturday said it was encouraging Afghan women to actively partake in the landmark elections.The function marking the women’s... read more
Mujahidin's role holds key to peace: Abdullah from Pajhwok Afghan News.KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential contender Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Wednesday promised giving former jihadis a leading role in bringing peace and stability to the country, if he... read more
US should ignore Karzai remarks: Abdullah from Pajhwok Afghan News.KABUL (Pajhwok): Reacting to President Hamid Karzai’s recent remarks on the war in Afghanistan, front-line presidential runner Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Monday urged the international... read more
IECC vetting more nomination papers from Pajhwok Afghan News.KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Sunday said it had started evaluating nomination papers of another 400 provincial council candidates.IECC... read more
IECC vetting more nomination papers from Pajhwok Afghan News.KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Sunday said it had started evaluating nomination papers of another 400 provincial council candidates.IECC... read more
IECC vetting more nomination papers from Pajhwok Afghan News.KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Sunday said it had started evaluating nomination papers of another 400 provincial council candidates.IECC... read more
20 ANA soldiers killed in Kunar attack from Pajhwok Afghan News.KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 20 Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed early Sunday morning when militants stormed their check-post in eastern Kunar province, officials said.A... read more
Beijing respects Kabul’s stance on BSA from Pajhwok Afghan News.KABUL (Pajhwok): Beijing on Saturday welcomed Kabul’s position on the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA), saying that Afghan-American relations should be based on sovereign equality.... read more
IECC officers asked to show integrity from Pajhwok Afghan News.KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) chief on Tuesday asked provincial chiefs to discharge their duties efficiently or face stern action.Speaking after... read more
Islamic Party also swings behind Ahmadzai from Pajhwok Afghan News.KABUL (Pajhwok): The Islamic Party, led by Azizullah Din Mohammad, on Monday pledged support to front-line presidential runner Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai.President Hamid Karzai’s... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Two International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) contracted-civilians were killed in a suicide attack in the 12th police district of Kabul on Monday afternoon, officials said.The Ministry of Interior confirmed the bombing in... read more
If elected, Sayyaf to crack down on graft, drugs from Pajhwok Afghan News.KABUL (Pajhwok): Pledging to improve security in four months, presidential candidate Abdul Rab Rassoul Sayyaf on Thursday said he would launch a crackdown on corrupt officials... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Leading presidential candidate Dr. Ashraf Ghani on Sunday identified economic, judicial and constitutional reforms, reigning in the bureaucracy and even-handed development of the country as his top priorities.While hitting the... read more
Afghanistan to be made economic hub: Qayyum from Pajhwok Afghan News.KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential contender Abdul Qayyum Karzai has pledged to make Afghanistan an economic hub of the region, build close trade ties with neighbouring countries if he... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Four people were killed and 22 others injured during a Taliban suicide attack on a Ministry of Defence bus in the central capital Kabul on Sunday morning, officials said.The bombing took place in the Market area of Kart-i-Naw... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Interior Minister Mohammad Omar Daudzai on Wednesday said efforts to revive the stalled peace talks with the Taliban would continue whether or not the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) was signed.Addressing a seminar in Kabul, the... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential contender Hidayat Amin Arsala says good governance, rule of law and speedy dispensation of justice tend to discourage the scourge of growing militancy and instability in Afghanistan.In his exclusive interview with... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Security Council (NSC) on Sunday accused ‘foreign intelligence services’ of being behind the deadly attack on a restaurant popular with foreigners in the Wazir Akbar Khan diplomatic district in Kabul.The NSC, chaired by... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology (MCIT) on Sunday said the bilateral security agreement (BSA) with the US would help overcome insecurity that continued to pose a big challenge to bringing about... read more
KABUL (PAN): Presidential contender Abdur Rab Rassoul Sayyaf, blaming the government for what he called inconsistent policies to control terrorism and ensure economic growth, says he will work out effective policies to tackle challenges. In a... read more
KABUL (PAN): Top presidential contender Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai says, if elected, he will ensure implementation of rule of law and update the nation on the performance of his governance every six months.“I will appoint 15,000 individuals,... read more
KABUL (PAN): Presidential contender Daud Sultanzoyi has said he will implement country’s law irrespective of one’s social standing and hold well-off accountable if he wins the upcoming elections.In his exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News,... read more
KABUL (PAN): Key opposition leader Dr. Abdullah Abdullah has termed President Hamid Karzai’s new conditions for signing a vitally important security deal with the US until after next year’s elections as impractical and personal.In an exclusive... read more
KABUL (PAN): Scotching speculation, presidential contender Gul Agha Sherzai said on Wednesday he would not withdraw from the race in favour of any aspirant.Addressing a news conference in Kabul, the former Nangarhar governor said such rumours were... read more
KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Sunday said he would consult with Loya Jirga and US leaders on amendments to the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) before signing the vital security pact. However, he gave no clear timeframe.  “We want... read more
KABUL (PAN): The consultative Loya Jirga on the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the United States entered its final day on Sunday, when almost all 50 committee heads recommended the pact should be signed withing six weeks.Najiba Hussaini,... read more
KABUL (PAN): Former president and consultative Loya Jirga chairman, Sibghatullah Mujaddedi, on Saturday opined the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) between Afghanistan and United States should be signed before the presidential vote.As the 50 jirga... read more
KABUL (PAN): The consultative Loya Jirga started debating remaining parts of the text of the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) between Afghanistan and the United States on the third day of proceedings on Saturday. Amid tight security... read more
Loya Jirga proceedings begin amid tight security from Pajhwok Afghan News.KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Thursday said he had received a letter from his American counterpart, promising respect for Afghanistan’s sovereignty and seeking... read more
Loya Jirga proceedings begin amid tight security from Pajhwok Afghan News.KABUL (PAN): Amid tight security arrangements, the four-day Loya Jirga on the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the US got under way in Kabul on Thursday (today) morning... read more
KABUL (PAN): The number of presidential runners has gone up in the wake of thoroughgoing investigations into objections, the Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) said on Tuesday. The watchdog had started investigating complaints... read more
KABUL (PAN): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Monday said its investigations into objections would be completed later in the day and the final list of candidates submitted to the election commission tomorrow (Tuesday). Reda... read more
KABUL (PAN): At least 10 people were killed and several others wounded when powerful explosion rocked the Polytechnic area of the central capital Kabul on Saturday afternoon, officials said, fearing heavy casualties. The incident took place at 3.... read more
KABUL (PAN): The Musharikat-i-Milli party on Tuesday alleged Iran and Pakistan were trying to interfere in the Afghan presidential elections by supporting certain candidates. Najibullah Kabuli, the party chief, told a meeting in the central capital... read more
KABUL (PAN) : Women's rights activists during a rally over the women’s safety in Kabul. The women asked the government for women’s safety during the rally.Women stage rally for their safety from Pajhwok Afghan News .
JALALABAD (PAN): Intelligence operatives in eastern Laghman province have detained 21 children, some as young as 7, being taken to Pakistan for receiving suicide attack training, an official said on Thursday.The children, aged between 7 and 12 years... read more
KABUL (PAN): A first ever military academy has been inaugurated in a move to strengthen the capacity and enhance professionalism of Afghan National Army (ANA) officers, an official said on Wednesday.Addressing a press conference, Brig Gen. Mohammad... read more
KABUL (PAN): The Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA) on Wednesday appealed presidential and provincial council candidates to approach local printing industries trading in election campaign materials as part of electioneering ahead of next... read more
KABUL (PAN): The Afghan Air Force officially received two C-130 transportation aircrafts during a ceremony in Kabul, the Ministry of Defence said late on Wednesday, amid calls for international efforts to strengthen the nascent force.Defence... read more
KABUL (PAN): With the presidential race gradually picking up steam, more candidates on Saturday formally filed their nomination papers with the Independent Election Commission (IEC) for the 2014 vote.On the penultimate day of the three-week... read more
KABUL (PAN): Key opposition leader Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Tuesday filed nomination papers for next year’s presidential elections with the Independent Election Commission (IEC) main office in Kabul.Abdullah, the National Coalition of Afghanistan,... read more
Military Hospital-related misconduct has been prolonged due to an incomplete investigation, weak indictment and prosecution, Officials said.“On a positive note, there has been some progress in implementing MEC’s recommendations related to funding... read more
KABUL (PAN): A large number of people coming all the way from central Uruzgan province staged a protest rally in Kabul on Monday, calling for the public hanging of a serial killer, Hakimullah Shujayee.Shujayee, a resident of southern Ghazni province... read more
KABUL (PAN): NATO officials on Monday said signing the proposed security agreement between Afghanistan and the US was a mutual contact between the two countries and the alliance would welcome and support it.Christopher Chambers, NATO senior civilian... read more
KABUL (PAN): Twenty-eight people have been suggested to President Hamid Karzai, who will pick nine of them as Independent Election Commission members, Senate Chairman Fazal Hadi Muslimyar said on Sunday.A joint commission of both houses of... read more
 KABUL (PAN): Documentary proofs of 72 lawmakers’ involvement in illegal activities are being provided to prosecutors and courts, a Ministry of Interior (MoI) official said on Wednesday.  Hours after being voted out by the Wolesi Jirga,... read more
KABUL (PAN): Calling his dismissal a conspiracy, Interior Minister Lt. Gen. Mujtaba Patang on Monday vowed to raise a legal challenge to the Wolesi Jirga’s move.While bringing a no-confidence motion against him, lawmakers accused the minister of... read more
KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Monday called 2013 a deadly year and said militants, aided by their foreign allies, were out to disrupt the security situation and control certain areas of the country.Addressing a joint press conference... read more
KABUL (PAN): The Cooperation Council of Political Parties and Coalitions of Afghanistan (CCPPCA) at a gathering on Sunday announced that the Jirga proposed by President Hamid Karzai to review the Afghan-U.S. Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) is... read more
KABUL (PAN): Dozens of people on Monday staged a protest against Kabul police for killing seven people in the Deh Sabz district of the capital.Seven civilians were killed and several others wounded last week during a clash between police and... read more
KABUL (PAN): All suicide bombers trying to storm the heavily-fortified Presidential Palace have been killed by security personnel, a police officer said on Tuesday.The assailants were travelling in two Land Cruiser jeeps, Kabul's deputy police chief... read more
KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Interior on Saturday took charge of training responsibility from the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) at the Kabul Police Training Centre.The training centre commander, Brig. Gen. Abdul Baseer Syedkheli,... read more
 KABUL 04 Jan, 2012 (PAN): Some Wolesi Jirga members on Wednesday said both parliamentarians and government officials had violated the country's constitution since its approval in 2004.Without a vote of confidence from the lower house of... read more
 KABUL, Jan 01, 2012: (PAN) The NATO-led forces had made incredible seizures of drugs in Afghanistan last year, dealing a blow to the finances of the Taliban-led insurgents, a spokesman for the multinational force said on Monday.... read more
KABUL, Sept 14, 2011: Seven people, including four policemen, were killed and 17 others wounded in back-to-back militant attacks in the capital Kabul on Tuesday, an official said on Wednesday.Several gunmen, equipped with heavy and light weapons,... read more
KABUL, 25 May, 2011 (PAN) : The Ministry of Woman's Affairs celebrates the anniversary of Bibi Fatima, The daughter of Mohammad (PBUH) and the offer their congratulation on this day to all the Muslims around the world.
KABUL, 24 May, 2011 (PAN): Greater support is needed from the United States and Pakistan for consolidating peace in Afghanistan, the Afghan deputy minister of foreign affairs said on Tuesday. Stability in the war-torn country is in Islamabad'... read more
KABUL, 23 May, 2011 (PAN): Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has been missing for the last four days, but his death could neither be confirmed nor repudiated, a spokesman for the Afghan spy service said on Monday. Earlier in the day, a National... read more
KABUL, May 22, 2011: A three day seminar is being held in Kabul by the Ministry of Communications to discuss telecommunication challenges, problems and future plans.PAJHWOK/ Ataullah Khpulwok
KABUL, 21 May, 2011 (PAN): A heavy explosion rocked a posh neighbourhood of Kabul on Saturday noon, causing casualties, the defence ministry said. The blast happened at a hospital in the high-security area of Wazir Akbar Khan at about 12pm, a... read more

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