KUNDUZ (SW): The Ministry of Refugees and Repatriations (MoRR) has claimed ‘ghost’ Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are hindering the humanitarian operations in Kunduz.
PUL-I-KHUMRI (SW): With the paychecks of Pul-I-Khumri Textile Company (PTC) employees, the reconstruction of Baghlan power generating dam has been completed.
QALA-I-NAW (SW): A father in Badghes province has killed his young daughter for having an affair with a boy.
PUL-I-KHUMRI (SW): A married woman in Baghlan province has reportedly been killed by her husband for gifting AFN 500 to her sister.
HERAT CITY (SW): Up to 40 percent population of Herat province have no personal record on them registered with the local government, official have said.
KABUL (SW): The delegation of the European Union to the United Nations together with the Permanent Missions of Canada, the United States and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, will co-host a forum on combating anti-Muslim discrimination and hatred.
KABUL (SW): The harsh winter has multiplied the miseries faced by a number of poor children in Kabul who survive on the filth and garbage in the city.
MAIMANA (SW): A minor girl has been raped and then killed by her neighbor in Faryab province.
KABUL (SW): Authorities at the Ministry of Public Works (MoPW) have said many development projects have not been implemented due to insecurity in Kunduz and Helmand provinces.
KABUL (SW): In conversation with Salam Watandar, Basit, one of the young Afghans recently deported by Norway, said he has not been treated well and he fears for his life in Afghanistan.
KABUL (SW): Two days after Kabul witnessed bloodbath in its southern neighborhood, a group of young Afghan civil society activists distributed books and roses on the streets in the city.
ASADABAD (SW): Dozens of protestors gathered in Asadabad demanding implementation of the cabinet’s ruling that allowed shipment of timber from Kunar to other parts of the country.
Officials at the Ministry of Refugees and Repatriations (MoRR) and the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said on Sunday thousands of displaced families are in dire need of help.
The MoRR and NDMA officials held a joint press conference here on Sunday.
CHAGCHARAN (SW): Women with skills for traditional handicrafts in Ghor province lament the lack of market for the products.
KABUL (SW): Local representatives of the Ahmad Shah Baba Maina in Kabul registered strong protest against land grabbers while blaming the government for turning a blind eye on rampant land grabbing in the capital city.
KABUL (SW): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has said the pro-Daesh militants are aiming to entice sectarian rift in Herat province.
PUL-I-KHUMRI (SW): A local warlord has denied thousands of families in Baghlan province access to drinking water.
GARDEZ (SW): The Paktia provincial council members and the local businessmen have claimed that swaths of public land in Gardez city have been grasped by powerful individuals.
KABUL (SW): Members of the Wolesi Jirga (lower house) on Saturday voiced their concerns over rising levels of pollution in the capital Kabul.
KABUL (SW): Nai- Supporting Open Media in Afghanistan, has pronounced 2016 as the bloodiest year for Afghan journalists.
TALUQAN (SW): Police in Takhar province have rescued a 15 year old girl who has been used as sex slave by several local commanders and warlords in the area.
KUNDUZ CITY (SW): Unknown armed men have gunned down Narmoon Singh, head of Sikh community in Kunduz province on Thursday.
GARDEZ (SW): Due to the negligence of local officials, thousands of students in Paktia province remained deprived of textbooks for four years.
KABUL (SW): Lack of facilities for investors in Afghanistan is hindering promotion of trade, officials at the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) said on Tuesday.
JALALABAD (SW): The miners in Nangarhar’s Kama district feel deprived of basic rights and safety tools for the dangerous job.
KANDAHAR CITY (SW): Thousands of passengers including patients remain stranded as inter-city transporters plying on Kabul-Kandahar rout remain on strike against faulty and insecure highways.
KABUL (SW): Back to back incidents of horrific violence against women across the country have raised concerns among the civil society.
KHOST CITY (SW): The poor family in Khost that lost six of its members in a suicide attack three years back is struggling these days to survive.
SHEBERGHAN (SW): Lack of female doctors in Jawzjan province has put the lives of many women and girls in danger.
KABUL (SW): There are around three million drug addicts in Afghanistan, some 100, 000 of which are children and around 650, 00 women, officials said on Thursday.
CHAGCHARAN (SW): A girl in Ghor province has reportedly been shot dead by her fiancé, police said on Thursday.
GHAZNI CITY (SW): Civil society activists on Wednesday charged police in Ghazni province of beating and humiliating two young journalists.
KABUL (SW): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has assured the citizens that no one would be allowed to breach privacy or commit human rights violations.
KABUL (SW): Civil society activists urged the government on Sunday to take serious notice of the incident of forced marriage with a minor in Nangarhar province reported few days back.
KANDAHAR CITY (SW): Hundreds of elders from various provinces gathered in Kandahar on Sunday to call upon the Taliban and the Afghan government to reach a peace deal.
PUL-I-KHUMRI (SW): The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) has noted a significant rise in the ‘Bacha Bazi’ following surge in violence in the northeast of the country.
JALALABAD (SW): A man in Nangarhar province has forcefully married his minor sister-in-law hours after blaming his wife for not being ‘virgin’ on the first night of their marriage.
KABUL (SW): The Ministry of Urban Development and Housing Affairs (MoUDA) has inked a deal worth $ 6.5 million with a Korean firm to provide clean drinking water for the residents of the capital.
ISLAMABAD (SW): As persecution of Afghan refugees continues in Pakistan, a number of these refugees’ wives have called for the stay of their husbands.
KABUL (SW): The Ministry of Refugees and Repatriations (MoRR) has pronounced the ever rising number of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) as a major issue at hands.
KABUL (SW): A number of civil society activists from Takhar province held a protest demonstration against their representatives in the parliament for not doing enough for the province.
CHAGCHARAN (SW): Dearth of lady doctors and mid-wives in Ghor province has left thousands of women deprived of basic health services here.
KABUL (SW): With the arrival of winter, a number of areas across the country have witnessed snow causing road blockages.
LASHKARGAH (SW): Civil society in Helmand has got their hands on an initiative to investigate cases of administrative corruption in the province.
PARUN (SW): Members of the police force are blamed for up to 30 percent cases of violence against women in the Nuristan province.
KABUL (SW): A new study into the prevailing corruption in Afghanistan has noted that the citizens are compelled to pay as much as $ 3 billion on annual basis as bribes.
TALUQAN (SW): The provincial government in Takhar has said no action would be taken against an outspoken religious leader who once called women as ‘inferior species”.
PUL-I-KHUMRI (SW): At least two workers in a coal mine have reportedly died in Baghlan province following collapse of an interior wall.
KABUL (SW): The cases of death during the childbirth have declined significantly thanks to the ever improving health services across the country, officials at the Ministry of Public Health said on Tuesday.
LASHKARGAH (SW): Farmers in Helmand province have blamed the Taliban militants for forcing them to cultivate poppy.