Badakhshan protesters want IEC offices reopen

    KABUL (SW) - Hundreds of Badakhshan residents on Saturday staged a protest demonstration against the closure of electoral offices by the politicians dropped from the list of candidates for the parliamentary polls.

    Armed robberies irk Mazar-e-Sharif residents

    MAZAR-E-SHARIF (SW) – Angered and frightened by surge in armed robberies and killings, dozens of Mazar-e-Sharif residents on Saturday took to the streets.

    Fears grip Kabul amid arrival of the Eid

    KABUL (SW) – Latest spate of insecurity in a number of provinces has made Kabul residents frightened in the wake of the Eid holidays.

    Ban on trade of precious stones irk traders in Badakhshan

    FAIZABAD (SW) - The alliance of gemstone traders in Badakhshan claim ban on trade of precious stone in the area has led to closure of their business.

    Ghani visits devastated Ghazni

    GHAZNI CITY (SW) – President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Friday directed thorough investigation of the Taliban’s massive assault on Ghazni city.


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      26 July 2018

      A migrant caught between a rock and a hard place

      HELMAND (SW) – Out of desperation and crippling poverty, Helmand resident Najibullah opted for trying his luck through illegal migration to neighboring Pakistan. …
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      15 July 2018

      Taliban issue stern directives for Takhar residents

      TALUQAN (SW) – The Taliban rebels in Takhar province have warned locals against watching TV and women against going out to markets, an official informed on Sunday.…
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      27 June 2018

      Local wisdom key to counter climate change in Afghanistan

      KABUL (SW) – Even though Afghanistan is not an industrialized country yet, but factors including rampant use of coal and wood in industries and at homes are the main reasons fueling the climate change and emitting greenhouse gases here.…
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      24 June 2018

      Children continue to suffer amid silence over sexual abuse

      KABUL (SW) – Most of the children made subject to sexual abuse remain unaware about the crimes committed against them by people generally pretending to be nice and humble.…