Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Audio Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Language
Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

35 women lost lives to violence this year, says minister

By
On
Mar 05, 2020 - 16:44
KABUL (Pajhwok): As many as 7,000 cases of violence against women , including 37 murder incidents, have been registered nationwide this solar year , an official said on Thursday. Dilbar Nazari, women affairs minister, said this at a conference -- “...
Read More

Past 72 hours: Violence 94pc down nation-wide

By
On
Feb 24, 2020 - 14:17
KABUL (Pajhwok): Armed attacks in the past three days and nights since the start of Reduction in Violence (RiV) week has declined by 94 percent, Pajhwok Afghan News has learned on Tuesday. First Vice President Elect Amrullah Saleh during a meeting...
Read More

Past 24 hours: Violence 96pc down nation-wide

By
On
Feb 23, 2020 - 22:11
KABUL (Pajhwok): Violence declined by 96 percent in the first 24 hours of the Reduction in Violence (RiV) period as compared to the past corresponding period, an official said on Saturday.
Read More

Violence reduction period to be extended, hopes Miller

By
On
Feb 22, 2020 - 15:59
KABUL (Pajhwok): NATO commander Gen. Scott Miller on Saturday hoped the reduction of violence period, which began last night,would be extended. Gen. Miller voiced this hope during a meeting with acting defence and interior ministers at the NATO...
Read More

Daikundi records 30pc rise in violence against women

By
On
Sep 14, 2019 - 17:47
NEILI (Pajhwok): Local officials say violence against women recorded a 30 percent increase during the first six months of the ongoing solar year in central Daikundi province. Figures provided by the Daikundi Women Affairs Department show that 106...
Read More

Faryab records over 900 gendered violence cases last year

By
On
Jun 29, 2019 - 18:24
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Local health officials say more than 930 victims of gender based violence were referred to hospitals in northwestern Faryab province during the past one year. Dr. Mohammad Naim Musamam, director of Faryab public health department...
Read More

Violence against journalists 50pc down in 6 months: Nai

By
On
Jun 24, 2019 - 18:41
KABUL (Pajhwok): Free media supporting organization in Afghanistan , Nai, on Monday said violence against journalists declined by 50 percent in the first six months of the current year, but insecurity and lack of access to information still posed...
Read More

Logar records 30pc increase in violence against women

By
On
Feb 03, 2019 - 17:12
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Women ’s affairs officials report a 30 percent increase in incidents of violence against women in central Logar province this solar year compared to the previous year due to lawlessness. Shima Zargar, Logar women’s affairs...
Read More

Violence against women 38pc down in Afghanistan

By
On
Dec 11, 2018 - 16:00
KABUL (Pajhwok): Violence against women declined by 38 percent this year compared to the previous year, the Ministry of Women’s Affairs said on Tuesday, at the conclusion of 16 days of activities aimed at raising awareness about ending violence...
Read More

‘Many wounded’ as Faryab protest turns violent

By
On
Jul 04, 2018 - 15:42
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Several people were claimed wounded on Wednesday when an ongoing protest against the detention of Nizamuddin Qaisari, a close aide of Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, turned violent in this capital city of northern Faryab province...
Read More

HPC welcomes Saudi support for reconciliation effort

By
On
Jun 23, 2018 - 11:53
KABUL (Pajhwok): The High Peace Council (HPC) on Saturday commended Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud’s support for reconciliation efforts in Afghanistan . On Wednesday, King Salman hoped for the continuation of Afghan peace efforts. He...
Read More

25 cases of violence against journalists in 3 months

By
On
Mar 29, 2018 - 19:51
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan Journalist Safety Committee (AJSC) on Thursday announced registering 25 cases of violence against the community in the past three months. Seddiqullah Tawhidi, advocacy in-charge for AJSC, presented the committee’s report...
Read More

Daesh kill 18 journalists, Taliban 2 in deadliest 2017

By
On
Jan 11, 2018 - 18:39
KABUL (Pajhwok): Twenty journalists were killed in Afghanistan last year that saw violence against the community increasing compared to previous years, a survey released on Thursday said.
Read More

On 1st anniversary, JCMG announces addressing 71 cases

By
On
Dec 24, 2017 - 20:45
KABUL (Pajhwok): Speakers at a ceremony marking the first anniversary of the creation of the Joint Committee of Media and Government (JCMG) on Sunday said a number of media outlets were forced to embrace self-censorship.
Read More

Violence against women drops in Khost this year

By
On
Sep 26, 2017 - 19:59
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Incidents of violence against women significantly decreased in southeastern Khost province from 55 last year to so far 17 incidents this year, an official said. Khost women’s affairs director Malala Wali told an academic...
Read More

Above 2,400 cases of violence against women this year

By
On
Mar 12, 2017 - 20:50
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Prosecution Office of Violence against Women on Sunday announced registering more than 2,400 cases of violence against females during the outgoing year, indicating a decrease.
Read More

2016 deadliest year for journalists in Afghanistan: AJSC

By
On
Jan 19, 2017 - 17:41
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC) says that 2016 was the bloodiest year ever for journalists and media in Afghanistan . At least 13 journalists were killed last year, a figure that is unprecedented. Releasing its 6-...
Read More

Above 500 civilians claimed killed in Kunduz this year

By
On
Nov 26, 2016 - 16:12
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): A civil society organisation on Saturday expressed concern at more than 500 civilian deaths and injuries to more than 1,200 people during clashes in northern Kunduz province this solar year . Enayatullah Khaleq, a civil...
Read More

13 journalists murdered, 292 forced to suspend jobs

By
On
Oct 30, 2016 - 17:45
KABUL (Pajhwok): Free media advocacy group NAI on Sunday said it had recorded 85 cases of violence including physical elimination against journalists and media employees over the past 10 months across the country.
Read More

AJSC records 39 cases of threats, violence against journalists

By
On
Aug 27, 2015 - 18:02
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC) on Thursday recorded 39 cases of threats and violence against journalists during the first half of 2015, making the government responsible for 72% of the cases of threat and violence against journalists specifically in western provinces.
Read More

Advertisement

Advertisement

Etisalat Get more data, Etisalat Afghanistan

Twitter Update