KABUL (Pajhwok): The International Labour Organisation (ILO) on Wednesday said the situation of Afghan children working in brick kilns was appalling and called for the creation of an inter-ministerial body to deal with the issue.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Wolesi Jirga members on Wednesday said officials of ministries and departments failing to spend less than half of their development budgets allocated during the ongoing fiscal year should be referred to judicial organs.
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Officials said that Afghan security forces had killed 27 insurgents in southern Helmand in a fierce clash while two Taliban militants had been detained in northern Takhar provinces.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan civil society groups on Wednesday presented a set of suggestions to the Afghan government and the British Embassy in Kabul for consideration ahead of the London Conference slated for Dec. 4.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Wolesi Jirga speaker Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi on Wednesday said the government would lose its credibility if failed to introduce Cabinet nominees to the lower house for a vote of confidence until tomorrow (Thursday).
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Gang-raped after being kidnapped in western Farah province, a female university student on Wednesday threatened she would commit suicide if the government failed to arrest and award harsher punishment to her rapists.