Latest News

    Security and Crime

    Security and Crime

    9 including civilian killed in ISAF strikes

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): A civilian and eight militants have been killed in NATO airstrikes in eastern Laghman and southeastern Paktia provinces, officials said on Wednesday. 



    Security and Crime

    40 militants killed in Waziristan airstrikes

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Forty militants, including foreign terrorists, were killed in fresh airstrikes in the tribal region of North Waziristan on Wednesday, the Pakistani military claimed.



    Security and Crime

    2 girls mysteriously killed in Herat

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Two girls have been killed mysteriously in the Injil district of western Herat province, an official said on Wednesday. 



    Security and Crime,Education

    Student commits suicide after exam failure

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A girl student committed suicide after she failed her university exam while a man was killed in a roadside bombing in northern Faryab province, officials said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Girl among 21 killed in Wardak, Helmand

    MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): A young woman was among 21 people killed during separate incidents in Maidan Wardak and Helmand provinces, officials said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban recruitment chief for Bamyan held

    BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban’s recruitment chief for central Bamyan province has been arrested, police claimed on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Rebels seize municipality tanker, driver

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Suspected insurgents seized and drove away a municipality water tanker along with its driver in central Logar province early on Wednesday morning, the mayor said.



    Security and Crime

    Female journalist stabbed to death in Balkh

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): A female journalist has been stabbed to death in broad daylight in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, officials said.



    Security and Crime

    14 dead as police, rebels clash in Herat

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok):  Six policemen and eight insurgents were killed during a battle in western Herat province, an official said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime,Business & Economics,Features

    Panjsher emerald mine in a state of neglect

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Central Panjsher province has enormous gemstone reserves, but official’s apathy and illegal extraction has put the national wealth at risk, Pajhwok reliably learnt on Tuesday. Mine and Petroleum Department officials allege most of the mining activity was done in violation of rules and regulations.