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Karzai: Independence “Result Of Nation’s Solidarity”

Afghanistan’s independence is a result of solidarity and unity achieved by the nation, says outgoing President Hamid Karzai. President Karzai said the statement during a special ceremony commemorating 95th Independence Day of Afghanistan held in the Ministry of Defense on Tuesday. The ceremony was attended by President Karzai, both the …

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Afghanistan, Turkmenistan discuss economic cooperation

On a working visit to Turkmenistan, Afghan commerce and industries minister Mohammad Shaker Kargar met with Turkmen foreign affairs minister to confer on cooperation ties in various spheres. The sides discussed prospects of bilateral relations in energy, transport and communications sectors. Both parties emphasized on the importance of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India …

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Suitable Option In Hand Against Pakistan Rocket Fires: MoFA

The government and security agencies of Afghanistan are considering a suitable option to respond Pakistan’s artillery attacks on Afghanistan’s eastern border areas, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The National Security Council on Sunday’s session accused Pakistan of clear aggression against the sovereignty of Afghanistan. NSC stated during the …

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ATN Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Ariana Television Network, now branch of the Bayat Media Center, is recognizing its tenth anniversary of its broadcasting activities in Afghanistan and the world. Ariana Radio and Television Network—ATN—was founded ten years ago by Engineer Ehsanullah Bayat and began its political, cultural, economic and religious programs. It has also broadcasting …

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Presidential campaigners agree over 60 issues

Both Presidential technical and political joint commission during a gathering have agreed over the 60 issues. The Abdullah Abdullah Election campaigners who is the member of the commission claimed that there significant disagreements existed among the both presidential campaigners, according to him if no agreement is made over these issues …

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Audit process so slow: Presidential campaigners

Presidential Election campaigners have declared the votes auditing process so slow. Both presidential campaigners have entitled the reasons for slow motion auditing process was the late attending of the International supervisors which make National auditors to wait hours. This claim was rejected by the Independent Election Commission IEC officials saying …

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11 Deminers Abducted From Kabul-Kandahar Highway

Militants have abducted 11 employees of mine-clearing organization from the unrest Kabul-Kandahar highway on Sunday, Ghazni authorities said. The deminers were kidnapped from Qarabagh area of Ghazni province when they were in the way travelling from Kandahar to capital Kabul, the provincial officials of Ghazni said. “Militants stopped the passenger …

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Senior NDS Officer Killed In Herat

Unidentified gunmen shot dead a senior officer of National Directorate of Security (NDS) in western Herat province on Sunday, officials said. Provincial authorities have confirmed the incident, saying the incident happened around 11am in Darb-Malik area of City Herat when some armed men opened fire on head of heavy criminal …

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MOI seeks strengthening of community police

Ministry of Interior Affairs MOI officials during the three days of gathering held with civil society activists to find better ways of strengthen community policing and applying the theories of the activists. A number of civil society activists have participated from different parts of the country in the following workshop. …

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IEC Begins Auditing of 6000 Ballot Boxes

Independent Election Commission IEC officials have said both parties have agreed to launch a special auditing process over the 6000 boxes. It seems that both presidential candidates’ campaigners have been satisfied with beginning of such auditing process. IEC spokesman Noor Mohammad Noor added that so far %41 of ballot boxes …

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NDS Rescues Kidnapped Indian Engineers From Logar

The National Directorate of Security (NDS)—Afghanistan’s intelligence agency—has rescued three Indian engineers from Taliban captivity. NDS in a statement announced Saturday that these engineers were freed during a special raid conducted in Babos area of unrest Logar province. These employees of SOASI were abducted last Wednesday from Waghjan valley when …

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Bamyan Explosion Targets Women Police Vehicle

A vehicle of female police hit a roadside mine in the central province of Bamyan Saturday morning, officials said. The explosion took place around 8am Saturday morning and no report of possible causalities exists so far. Located in the center of Afghanistan, Bamyan is one of the safe provinces of …

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Security forces killed a group of armed men in Baghlan

Afghan security forces in a special operation in Deh Salah district of Baghlan province killed a group of armed men. Baghlan police commander, General Aminullah Amar Khail said that during the operation, including the commander of the group 3 others killed and several others have been arrested over the case. …

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Pakistani Taliban attacks Ghazi Abad district of Kunar

Pakistani Taliban attacked Friday morning to Ghazi Abad district of Kunar province, local officials said. Kunar security commander, Habib Sayed Khili said that nearly 600 to 700 Pakistani Taliban attacked to Afghan security headquarters. According to him, 1 policeman was injured, 6 armed oppositions were killed and 8 others were …

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3 local police killed in Laghman blast

An explosion occurred Thursday morning in Tor Ragha area of Badpekh district of Laghman province, said spokesman of Laghman governor. Spokesman of Laghman governor, Sarhadi Zowak said that including a local police commander, 3 local policemen were killed and 4 others were wounded. The armed Taliban has not claimed for …

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5 wounded in Jalalabad Blast

5 were injured in an explosion in Angor Bagh Street of Jalalabad city of Nangahar province, said an official on condition of anonymity. The source added that 2 policemen including a child and 2 civilians were injured in the incident. Ahmad Zia Abdul Zai, spokesman of Nangahar province said that …

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