Latest News

    Past 48 Hours

    Security and Crime

    Russian pilot freed from Taliban’s captivity

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Taliban on Friday announced releasing a Russian pilot who was kidnapped by militants in April 2013 in the Azra district of central Logar province.



    Governance

    President asks Taliban to enter peace dialogue

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Friday invited the Taliban to participate in the government-led reconciliation process in the interest of last peace in the war-torn country.



    Governance

    Ahmadzai backs regional integrity efforts

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Friday said his administration welcomed and supported attempts at greater regional integrity and unity.



    Accidents & Disasters

    6 killed, 54 wounded in separate road crashes

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Six people have been killed and more than 50 others wounded in two separate road accidents, officials said on Friday.



    Accidents & Disasters

    په دوو ترافيکي پېښو کې ۶ تنه مړه او ۵۳ ژوبل شوي

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Six people have been killed and more than 50 others wounded in two separate road accidents, officials said on Friday.



    Security and Crime

    4 civilians dead, 5 injured in Faryab clash

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): Four civilians have been killed during a clash between two groups in the Pashtunkot district of northwestern Faryab province, officials said on Friday.



    Governance

    Bamyan-Kabul highway closed for 3 days

    BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): The Kabul-Bamyan highway has been closed for the last three days due to an ongoing protest against alleged fraud in the provincial council elections, passengers said on Friday.



    Health

    20-bed rehab inaugurated in Logar

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A rehabilitation centre was inaugurated on Friday in central Logar province, where nearly 40,000 individuals are said to be drug addicts.



    Security and Crime

    Laghman explosion leaves 10 injured

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 10 civilians were wounded in a bomb explosion in Mehtarlam, the capital of eastern Laghman province, on Friday morning.



    Agriculture

    Kabul, Delhi agree on agro sector cooperation

    NEW DELHI (Pajhwok): Afghanistan's Ambassador Shaida Mohammad Abdali, at a meeting with Indian Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh, was assured of all cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors.