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Powerful the main perpetrators of Bacha Bazi: HRC

Some of the armed commanders, powerful and local police are the main perpetrators of sexual slavery in Afghanistan, said Human Rights commission. The Human Rights commission is said to concern over the increasing of this phenomenon, saying those who use teenager boys as child prostitution and sexual slavery are the …

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Interfering continues on Election Process:IEC

Independent Election Commission IEC officials have said, “Hands still out there trying to disarrange the second round of the Presidential Election in Afghanistan.” The deputy of the IEC urged that investigation continues to find more information on the physical clashes among the campaigners occurred. However, the Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai campaigners …

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UN urges both contenders to accept the final result

United Nations called on the 2 Afghan presidential contenders to act on their commitments and after the separation of genuine votes from the fake votes accept the final result. UN stated that the auditing process transparently continues and more than 100 international observers are busy with auditing the votes. Meanwhile, …

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Hundreds of Taliban fighters battle Afghan forces in Logar

As many as 700 heavily armed Taliban insurgents are battling Afghan security forces in Logar, a key province near the capital Kabul, local officials said on Tuesday, in a test of the Afghan military’s strength as foreign forces pull out of the country. Militants have this summer mounted increasingly intensive …

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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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