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NATO, Afghanistan Open New Chapter of Cooperation: Ghani

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah headed to Brussels to participate in NATO’s Foreign Ministers in Resolute Support format session on Monday. During a joint press conference at NATO headquarters with NATO Secretary General Mr. Jens Stoltenberg President Ghani said,” Our relation with NATO compelled by …

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Deputy Ministers directed to perform duties as acting ministers

Afghanistan’s president issued a decree on Monday directed all deputy ministers and deputy heads of the government to perform duties as acting ministers. According to President Ghani’s decree, with the exception of foreign acting minister, finance acting minister, chamber of commerce and industry acting minister and women’s affairs acting minister, …

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Access to Information Act Needs Revision: IWA, AIJA

Integrity Watch Afghanistan (IWA) and Afghanistan Independent Journalists Associations (AIJA) welcomed the approval of Access to Information Act and asked the government to bring premature reforms in the law being issued by President Ghani on Sunday evening. The aforementioned civil society organizations also asked the president to sign a legislative …

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11Civillians Killed, 30 Injured in Burka Blast

Suicide bomb blast took place during performing the funeral ceremony of a tribal leader in Burka district of Baghlan Province. District Governor Taj Mohammad Taqwa in Baghlan has confirmed the attack saying 2 police men and 6 civilians were killed on the spot. Eye witnesses have told to Ariana News …

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Kabul Citizens Live in Fear: Residents

Anti-government armed militant group’s recent insurgency activities have concerned the people in Kabul city to accuse the National Unity Government for being too reckless. A number of Kabul citizens interviewed by Ariana News correspondent said that they were hoping for a better and secure future after the formation of new …

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Taliban (S) Poppet for ISI: Senate House

Senators in the upper house of the parliament have said,” Taliban are the poppet of Pakistan inter-Intelligent Services ISI targeting human beings, and holy places without any clue of Islam in Afghanistan.” A number of the members in the senate house of the parliament have expressed their concerns over spreading …

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Both Afghan leaders made final agreement on cabinet

Finally, Afghan National Unity Government leaders made a compromise to share the power equally, Officials said. President’s Spokesman, Nazifullah Salarzai confirmed the report during a phone call with Ariana News and said,” A complete compromise has been made on the new cabinet.” He concluded the agreement being made are as …

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Power sharing deal agreed for new cabinet

Finally, Afghan National Unity Government leaders made a compromise to divide 24 ministries equally. A member of the National Unity Government speaking on the condition of anonymity with Ariana News said,” They have shared the power equally based on 50-50 percent deal.” President Ghani will introduce the members for key …

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Afghanistan to Access lots of goods with low costs: MoIC

Officials in Ministry of Commerce and industry have urged that by implementing the TIR policy Afghanistan will have access to a lot of international goods with low costs. Afghan business men have welcomed that new policy for exchanging of the goods from Afghanistan to International countries. “Transports Internationaux Routiers” or …

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Explosion rocks a mosque in Nangahar

A bomb blew up inside a mosque that was controlled from an undisclosed location in Khogyani Kaja district of Nangahar province, eyewitnesses reported. Residents reported hearing a loud bang at around 1:30 PM on Friday prayers. The Chief district had no further information about the casualties. A security source on condition of anonymity told to …

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Suicide bombers attack on Bastion Camp still underway

A group of armed Taliban staged attack late Thursday night on a military base formerly housing British troops in southern Helmand province. Spokesman of Helmand governor, Omar Zowak said that at least three Afghanistan National Army (ANA) soldiers were wounded in the conflict but killed four of the suicide bombers. …

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UK foreign secretary offers condolences to victims’ families of suicide attack on British vehicle

The UK foreign secretary, Phillip Hammond has started offering his condolences to victim’s families of Kabul suicide attack on British embassy vehicle on Thursday. He made an appeal for prayer for those who lost their lives in yesterday’s suicide attack. “We condemn this appalling ­attack on innocent civilians ­supporting our diplomatic …

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