NDS facility attacked in Kabul

    KABUL (SW) – Armed assailants on Thursday attacked a training facility for the National Directorate of Security, officials confirmed.

    Call for probe of war crimes in Afghanistan

    KABUL (SW) – Sima Samar, head of the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission, on Wednesday called for investigations into war crimes committed here.

    Uprising force formed to safeguard Maimana

    MAIMANA (SW) – Naqibullah Fayeq, governor of Faryab province, announced on Wednesday a local force of some 200 uprising men is prepared in the wake of threats from the Taliban.

    Suicide blast in Kabul claims multiple lives

    KABUL (SW) - A suicide attack at an educational institute in Kabul on Wednesday claimed multiple lives, officials confirmed.

    Afghan squad leaves for 2018 Asian Games

    KABUL (SW) – A young and vibrant 120-member squad of Afghan athletes on Wednesday left for Indonesia to take part in the Asian Olympic Games.


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      A migrant caught between a rock and a hard place

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      Local wisdom key to counter climate change in Afghanistan

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      Children continue to suffer amid silence over sexual abuse

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