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Afghan man killed his brother in a dispute over Barcelona’s defeat against Valencia in northern Kapisa province on Saturday night, an official said. “Following the defeat of Barcelona against Valencia last night, two brothers...

By Khaama Press on Jan 26th, 2020

Prominent Afghan political figures gathered in Kabul to discuss the peace talks and participation of the representatives from all political parties in the peace process. In his remarks, Chief Executive Abdullah said: “that no one...

By Nizam Rezahi on Jan 26th, 2020

President Ashraf Ghani, along with the Afghan delegations, returned to Kabul after attending World Economic Forum in Davos, Swiss. Besides addressing the World Economic Forum, Mr. Ghani met world leaders and discussed the economic development...

By Nizam Rezahi on Jan 26th, 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

Afghan National Army (ANA) helicopter crashed down in Kajaki district of southern Helman province on Saturday, as a result of which four Afghan soldiers were wounded. According to the 215 Maiwand Corps, the helicopter was shot down...

By Nizam Rezahi on Jan 25th, 2020

Following the outspread of the deadly disease, the Australian government has confirmed its first case of the coronavirus, with a patient hospitalized in a stable condition in a suburb of Melbourne, health officials said on Saturday. According...

By Nizam Rezahi on Jan 25th, 2020

A group of unknown men raped a 15-year-old girl in Afghanistan’s central Bamyan province, a police official said on Saturday. According to Mohammad Raza Yosufi, the spokesman for Bamyan police, the poor girl was gang-raped on Friday by...

By Nizam Rezahi on Jan 25th, 2020

Assault on Nizamuddin Qaisari’s house in Balkh province by the Afghan national security forces on Friday is described illegal by the members of the fact-finding team who are investigating the operation. Afghan security forces besieged...

By Nizam Rezahi on Jan 25th, 2020

The United States has approved a plan to provide Ch-47 Chinook helicopters to the Special Mission Wing of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces. The Department of Defense informed regarding the planned delivery of the helicopters...

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

According to officials, the Taliban insurgents killed six police officers and wounded eight others in an ambush attack in the northern Baghlan and Takhar provinces on Wednesday night. Khanzada Mazlomyar, the district governor of Baghlan-e-Markazi, confirmed...

By Nizam Rezahi on Jan 23rd, 2020

In the sideline of a meeting in Davos, US President Donald Trump reiterated to his Afghan counterpart, Ashraf Ghani, on Wednesday that he wants to see a significant drop in violence by the Taliban fighters before the peace negotiations...

By Nizam Rezahi 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

The MPs in the Afghan parliament approved the coming fiscal year’s budget plan on Wednesday with a majority of votes just before the winter holidays kicked off. Out of the total budget Afs. 428 billion, Afs. 289 billion was allocated...

By Nizam Rezahi on Jan 22nd, 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...