Latest News

    Security and Crime

    Security and Crime,Culture

    Students rally against profane article

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of university students on Saturday rallied against a blasphemous article published in a Kabul-based newspaper, asking relevant organs to award harsh punishment to the perpetrators.



    Security and Crime

    Security personnel among 8 killed

    KANDAHAR CITY/JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two security officials have been killed in separate incidents in southern Kandahar province, authorities said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban may overrun 2 Kunduz districts

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Dasht-I-Archi and Imam Sahib districts of northern Kunduz province could fall to Taliban, local officials warned on Saturday, when security organs promised clearing operations in the towns.



    Security and Crime

    Farah intelligence officer gunned down

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): An intelligence officer was gunned down in an attack in western Farah province, officials said on Friday.



    Security and Crime

    5 civilians dead in Khogyani gun attack

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Five civilians including children were killed and two others injured on Friday morning when gunmen opened fire on a car in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    2 policemen killed, 3 injured in Kapisa

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Two Public Order Police personnel have been killed and three others wounded in separate incidents in central Kapisa province, an official said on Friday.



    Security and Crime

    Russian held in Afghanistan to be tried in US

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A Russian citizen, who is currently held at a detention facility in central Parwan province, would be transferred to the United States for trial by a federal court, a report said on Friday.



    Security and Crime

    Strike over Hazara killings cripples Quetta

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The capital of Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province was paralysed by a strike on Friday, a day after the killing of nine members of the minority Hazara community.



    Security and Crime

    Sar-i-Pul schools under Taliban threat

    SAR-I-PUL CITY (Pajhwok): Up to 50 schools in northern Sar-i-Pul province are under threat from the Taliban, a public representative claimed on Friday, asking the Education Department to pay teachers’ salaries regularly.



    Security and Crime

    10 militants eliminated in Badakhshan

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Ten insurgents have been killed during a clearing operation in the Darayem district of northeastern Badakhshan province, police claimed on Friday.