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A Chinese doctor who was battling ‘at the front line’ to treat patients infected with coronavirus, died himself after continuously in-contact with infected patients, Chinese media reported. Liang Wudong, a 62-year old ENT...

By Khaama Press on Jan 25th, 2020

Afghanistan’s Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) assigned teams at the Hamid Karzai International Airport on Saturday to check passengers for coronavirus who reach Kabul with international flights. The officials at the MOPH said...

By Khaama Press on Jan 25th, 2020

China has announced the construction of a 1,000-bed hospital in six days to treat coronavirus patients in Wuhan, the quarantined city where this virus has originated. As of Friday, 870 people have reportedly been infected with this virus,...

By Khaama Press on Jan 25th, 2020

Afghan schoolchildren study amid the rubble of Papen High School in Nangarhar province on July 25, 2019. NOORULLAH SHIRZADA/AFP/GETTY IMAGES According to Transparency International, Afghanistan has remained among the top 10 corrupt countries...

By Khaama Press on Jan 23rd, 2020

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani spoke at a side event of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Wednesday criticizing Abdullah and Karzai, saying none of them have written plans for the Afghanistan future and peace process. Ghani...

By Khaama Press on Jan 23rd, 2020

Afghanistan’s economy grew by an estimated 2.9 percent in 2019, driven mainly by strong agricultural growth following recovery from drought, but lingering political uncertainty dampens private confidence and investment, says the World...

The Afghanistan General Directorate of Insurance Affairs (GDIA) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Turkey’s General Directorate of Insurance (GDI) to Assist Afghanistan in developing its insurance sector, an official said. Mosa...

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has appointed his deputy chief of staff, Mohammad Haroon Chakhansuri as the deputy minister for political affairs and Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs, the palace confirmed in a statement. According...

By Khaama Press on Jan 21st, 2020

The Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU) today presented the findings of its recent research synthesis paper, “The Helmand Food Zone: The Illusion of Success”, at a high-profile event in Kabul Serena Hotel. AREU’s renowned...

Four family members of a government official have been brutally killed by an unknown man in capital Kabul, officials confirmed. According to Nasrat Rahimi a spokesperson at the Ministry of Interior Affairs, an unknown man has entered...

By Khaama Press on Jan 20th, 2020

Saleem or Salim Shaheen, a popular Afghan actor has been jailed for ‘cybercrime’ conviction by a court in Kabul. According to reports, Saleem Shaheen was detained 3 months ago from Kabul airport when he was going to attend...

According to the security sources at least 8 Taliban militants have been killed in Afghan military operations on Thursday. The Afghan special security forces conducted a rain in Charkh district of Logar province, killing two Taliban...

By Khaama Press on Jan 17th, 2020

The peace negotiations between the Taliban and the US peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad resumed on Thursday after the Taliban announced their Chief, Mullah Haibatullah Akhund has agreed to a 10-day ‘ceasefire’. The Taliban and...

By Khaama Press on Jan 17th, 2020

A Boeing 727 of Bakhtar Afghan Airlines at Frankfurt Airport in the late 1980s Afghanistan National Procurement Authority chaired by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has approved an initial investment budget to reactivate Afghan Bakhat aviation...

Airstrikes on Taliban hideouts in Nimroz and Farah provinces of Afghanistan killed 5 Taliban militants, MOD said in a statement. An airstrike conducted by Afghan airforce on a Taliban hideout in Khasro district of Nimroz province on...

By Khaama Press on Jan 16th, 2020