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UN warns of Afghan drug war in 2015

Simultaneously with World Drug Day being observed, the United Nations warned that Afghanistan will witness a high increase in cultivation and production of narcotics in the current year. Afghan poppy fields covered some 224,000 hectares (553,500 acres) in 2014 — a seven-percent rise from the 209,000 hectares the previous year, …

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NATO focuses to support Afghanistan after current mission

NATO emphasizes on continuation of cooperation with Afghanistan even after the end of the current training mission in Afghanistan. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said that NATO’s supporting mission and enduring partenership with Afghanistan will continue in long-terms. NATO pulled out most of its combat troops from Afghanistan last year, leaving …

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China refuses to implement Silk Road project in Afghanistan

Officials in Chamber of Commerce and Industry said that China has refused to impalement Silk Road project in Afghanistan. According to them, to transfer its commercial property China has replaced Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan instead of Afghanistan. The Chamber of Commerce concerns over intensification of insecurity; adding there is the possibility …

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Russia stresses over Daesh presence in Afghanistan

Russia has voiced concern over presence of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in Afghanistan. President Vladimir Putin in a meeting with Afghanistan former President Hamid Karzai said that beside serious concerns of Taliban, now Moscow concerns over Daesh Presence in more than 25 provinces of the Afghanistan. In the …

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HPC: Peace Talks with Taliban ‘Next Week’

Afghanistan High Peace Council (HPC) on Wednesday said that Afghan government official negotiation with the Taliban group will begin next week. Deputy of HPC said that the Talks will be carried out in China or one of the Arabic countries. The statement came after that earlier Afghanistan’s most prominent peace …

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Pakistan’s ISI involves in Afghan parliament attack

A Pakistani Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) officer named Bilal has presented the scheme plan of Afghan Parliament attack to Haqqani network, spokesman of NDS said. Hasib Sidiqi, spokesman of National Directorate Security (NDS) stated that the attack on Afghan parliament has been planned three times since the beginning of this year. …

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MoI confirms abduction of French woman in Kabul

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Wednesday confirmed the abduction of a French woman in Kabul. Officials in MoI declined to comment regarding the issue but stressed serious efforts are underway for rescuing the French woman. At the same time, the inhabitants of Mullah Bozurg area of Kabul said that …

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Students demand closure of University

Kabul University students staged in front of the ministry of higher education’s door, demanding the closure of university. They complain over food quality, health and lack of facilities to live in the dormitory. “We cannot eat the food they provide for us. We do not have any facilities in the …

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66 development projects signed between MRRD, CDCs

Afghanistan Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Developments (MRRD) has said that a balanced growth for Afghan villages will be considered in the future for development projects. The MRRD on Tuesday signed 66 development projects, worth 193 million Afghanis with the Community Development Councils villages (CDC) to strengthen agriculture sector. Rotating …

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Narcotics cultivation a serious threat to Afghanistan: UN

The United Nations is said to consider the cultivation and production of narcotics a serious threat for Afghanistan. The United Nations counter-narcotics regional chief emphasized that they will continue cooperation with Afghanistan to eradicate the phenomenon. Based on the survey conducted recently, the number of addicts to narcotic in Afghanistan …

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Senate calls for dismissal of Konduz governor

Afghanistan Senate House demand the dismissal of Konduz governor and brining him to judicial institution. Senators at the general meeting unanimously decided that the Konduz governor should be dismissed and introduce to the attorney. Chairman of the Senate, Fazlul Hadi Muslimyar is said to consider the governor of Konduz thugs …

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ANSF recapture Chardara district from Taliban

Afghan security forces retook control of Chardara, a district in northern Kunduz. ANA Ground Forces Commander, General Murad Ali Murad confirmed that Afghan forces recaptured Chardara, a district overrun by Taliban three days ago, on early Tuesday morning. According to Gen. Murad 85 anti-government gunmen killed, 13 others injured and …

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