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15 year-old girl raped by father in Baghlan

Women’s affairs department in Baghlan said on Thursday that a 15 year-old girl was raped by her father. Head of Women’s affairs department in Baghlan, Bano Khadija Yaqin confirmed the rape of 15 year old girl and said the girl was taken to Afghan Women’s Shelter. She noted that the …

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Sharp rise in violence against journalists reported

The rise of independent media in Afghanistan has been one of the country’s biggest achievements – but there are troubling signs for its future. A growing number of attacks on journalists, and the international community’s continued silence on the issue, are drawing concern. Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC) said that …

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WJ summons foreign minister, HPC members to Parliament

The Wolesi Jirga (WJ) – Lower House of Parliament on Wednesday summoned the foreign minister and members of High Peace Council (HPC) to the parliament. A number of Parliament representatives expressed deep concern over Pakistan cooperation in peace process. “Afghanistan should not give tribute to anyone for peace process. We …

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Pakistan committed to support Afghan Peace Talks

Pakistan representative in the United Nations says Pakistan is committed to support Afghan-Taliban peace talks and Islamabad will provide all facilities for Afghan government Peace Talks with Taliban. Pakistan representative in the United Nations, Maliha Loodhi noted that Islamabad plays an active role in Afghan peace talks and for brining …

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Kabul to host TAPI project 21st summit

Kabul will host the 21st summit of The Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India Natural Gas Pipeline (TAPI) Project. Ministers of four country members of this project, Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India will attend the summit. Afghanistan foreign ministry announces the good news for Afghans the import of natural gas to Afghanistan and its transfer to India and Pakistan. …

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UN worries over IS existence in Afghanistan

The top U.N. envoy in Afghanistan who was speaking to the UN Security Council on Monday says reports indicate that the Islamic State (IS) has established a foothold in Afghanistan. Nicholas Haysom who was presenting the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon a four month report about the situation of Afghanistan is …

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Kabul Residents Prepare for Nowruz (1394)

Few days to go on Nowruz festival of 1394, Kabul residents are getting preparation for having a great festival. In that day all Afghans trying to enjoy the day and celebrate it with much happiness and joys This day is observed globally and about 300 million people worldwide celebrate Nowruz, …

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WJ emphasizes on reforms of electoral system

Afghanistan Wolesi Jirga (WJ) emphasized on reforms in electoral system, urging the National Unity Government (NUG) to form the Electoral Reforms Commission before holding the parliamentary election. WJ stressed on holding the parliamentary election in the specific time and said the Parliamentary election should not be held contrary to the …

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ANA to tackle fiercely any Taliban activities in new season: MOD

Ministry of Defense says Afghan National Army (ANA) is well prepared to suppress any insurgency by Taliban groups during the spring season. Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC) is daily training and preparing new ANA officers and soldiers to join the combat operations against Taliban insurgents. General Habibullah Hessari, Chief of …

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