Latest News

    Pajhwok reporter

    Keywords:

    Other Reports

    Agriculture

    Nimroz livestock sector registers growth

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Livestock in western Nimroz province witnessed a 30 percent growth after more than 5,000 animals perished in 2013, officials said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    20 rebels dead in Waziristan drone strike

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Amid a full-scale military operation, a US drone strike in the embattled North Waziristan Agency (NWA) left 20 insurgents dead on Wednesday, Pakistani media reported.



    Governance

    Abdullah, Ahmadzai set for direct meeting

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential candidates Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai are scheduled to meet on Tuesday to discuss a number of issues, including the formation of a unity government, their campaign managers said.



    Media Releases

    Press Release of Afghan Elections’ Domestic Observation Organizations On Recent Electoral Progress

    Press Release of Afghan Elections’ Domestic Observation Organizations
    On
    Recent Electoral Progress



    KABUL, Jul 14, 2014: John Kerry, US Secretary of State, Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and  his rival Dr. Abdullah Abdullah pose for a picture in at the end of a press conference in Kabul.

    KABUL, Jul 14, 2014: Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, shakes hands with his rival Dr.

    PUL-I-ALAM, Jul 14, 2014: Women attend literacy class in Logar province.
    The education has provided for women by provincial education department in the province.

    Governance

    Democracy International to observe vote audit

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The US-based Democracy International (DI) commended Afghanistan’s presidential candidates for their agreement on an audit of all ballots cast in the election, pledging to observe every step of the process and the final announcement of results.



    Governance

    Work on women training centre, market begins

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): The governor's office and the department of women's affairs in north-eastern Badakhshan province on Monday celebrated the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a new Women’s Training Centre and Women’s Market in Faizabad, the provincial capital.