QAL-I-NAW (SW): Seven policemen in Badghis province have been arrested on charges of selling arms to the Taliban insurgents.
JALALABAD (SW): Residents of Lal Pur district of Nangarhar province have poured to streets in thousands to protest against cross-border shelling by Pakistan.
LASHKARGAH (SW): Women in Helmand province have complained about facing nepotism and gender discrimination while seeking jobs in the public sector.
MAIMANA (SW): Authorities in Faryab province have said heavy snowfall claimed 25 lives and left 6 people injured .
KUNDUZ CITY (SW): A district police chief in northern Kunduz province has been dismissed over charges of ‘bacha bazi’.
KANDAHAR CITY (SW): “Infidels have come to the country, we should stand against them. If martyred then you shall have slaves and black eyed maidens in heaven”, these were the words of the man who preached Jamil and his friends every Thursday.
KABUL (SW): Afghanistan’s Anti-Corruption Justice Center (ACJC) in its first anti money laundering case convicted Mohammad Massom for 3 years imprisonment.
BAMYAN CITY (SW): Local authorities in Bamyan province have said armed men shot dead a young girl in Gorwanai area of the Bamyan city last night.
KABUL (SW): This year Valentine’s Day coincided with the 28th anniversary of the withdrawal of the former Soviet Unions’ Red Army from Afghanistan in 1989.
KABUL (SW): The Ministry of Finance (MoF) and French Embassy in Kabul on Monday inked amendments to 61.5 million Euros grants agreements to support agriculture sector, access to energy and healthcare in Kapisa Province and Surobi district of Kabul province.
KABUL (SW): The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) has underlined the need for improvement in conduct and behavior of the Afghan National Police (ANP).
KABUL (SW): A vicious combination of impediments such as sexual harassment, nepotism and insecurity has resulted in further reducing the already low number of females in the public sector.
QALA-I-NAW (SW): A man hanged has his pregnant wife to death in Badghis for allegedly visiting her parents’ home without his permission.
KABUL (SW): Deadly attack on six aid workers of the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) in Jawzjan province has been widely condemned.
TALUQAN (SW): A married woman has reportedly been gang raped in a remote village of Farkhar district of Takhar province.
KANDAHAR CITY (SW): Provincial authorities have said Abdul Wali, a Khandahar resident, splashed petrol and set his wife on fire in the Qala-i-Fasil area of the province on Wednesday.
HERAT CITY (SW): The western province of Herat has witnessed more than 100 road accidents in the past one year.
KABUL (SW): Heavy snowfall and sub-zero temperatures across the country claimed more than fifty lives on Sunday.
MAZAR-E-SHARIF (SW): A married woman has tried to commit suicide along with her two children under suspicious circumstances in Balkh province on Sunday.
KABUL (SW): Heavy snowfall across the country has claimed 42 lives, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) stated on Saturday.
KABUL (SW): The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has launched first of a kind legal aid telephone help line in the country.
CHAGHCHARAN (SW): Residents of Ghor province say they are compelled to refer to the Taliban for justice due to lack of judges in six districts of the province.
KABUL (SW): Residents of Jaghori in Ghazni province have called for upgrading this district to the status of a province.
CHGHCHIRAN (SW): The Taliban sentenced 1 woman and 3 men of a family to public lashing in an informal justice hearing in Ghor province.
KABUL (SW): More than fifty per cent children in southern Nimroz province have never been to schools.
KABUL (SW): Authorities at the Attorney General Office (AGO) said head of Directate of Huquq (rights) and 16 other employees of the directorate along with 3 Pashtany Bank staffs are suspended for misuse of authority.
MAZAR-E-SHARIF (SW): A man cut off his wife’s ears in Katta Gardan district of Balkh province in an episode of domestic violence.
KANDAHAR CITY (SW): The Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA) has blamed local elders and armed men in Kandahar for trying to exploit aid earmarked for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the province.
HERAT CITY (SW): In an apparent case of domestic violence, three women are found shot dead in Herat province late on Sunday.
PUL-I-ALAM (SW): A young civilian abducted from Pul-i-Alam in Logar province has been found decapitated on Monday.
GHAZNI (SW): Authorities in Ghazni province have said the central prison in the province infringes prisoner rights.
LASHKARGAH (SW): A widow in Helmand province has been left to beg on the streets after losing her husband and three sons in clashes with the militants.
KABUL (SW): A nationwide three-day polio vaccination drive will kick-off on Monday, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has announced.
KABUL (SW): A new facility for Afghanistan’s Anti-Corruption Justice Center (ACJC) opened on Sunday in a formal inauguration ceremony attended by government officials and members of the international community, including UNAMA political chief Pernille Kardel.
KABUL (SW): The Afghanistan National Standards Authority (ANSA) has declared most of gas heaters used by citizens across the country unfit and even dangerous.
CHAGCHARAN (SW): Provincial government officials and warlords are involved in Illegal logging of forests in Ghor province, locals have complained.
SHEBERGHAN (SW): Heavy snow and avalanches have claimed the lives of at least 27 children in Jawzjan province.
KABUL (SW): Civil society activists have urged upon the Parliament to push for notable increase in the budget for education in the country.
KABUL (SW): Regardless of the significance and impact of a person’s name on his/ her personality, many folks in Afghanistan name their children with quite strange and often humorous and even meaningless names.
LASHKARGAH (SW): The Taliban militants in southern Helmand province are collecting four times more revenue from the population as charges of electricity than the public utility Da Afghanistan Breshna Shirkat (DABS), locals said on Wednesday.
KABUL (SW): The Transparency International has published its annual 'Corruption Perception Index' which shows significant improvement in Afghanistan.
KABUL (SW): Members of the journalist fraternity have expressed concerns over exploitation of their colleagues in media houses on top of the dangers journalists face in the field.
CHAGHCHARAN (SW): Provincial authorities in Ghor province have said a quarrel between a mother in-law and her daughter in-law has taken the life of a 7-year-old boy in the Shahrak district on Monday.
KABUL (SW): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has vowed to provide 12 sorts of vaccines free of cost to the citizens at public clinics across the country.
QALA-I-NAW (SW): The provincial public health authorities in Badghes province have said the Taliban militants have closed down at least 8 health centers in the province.
KANDAHAR (SW): Ragging violence and rampant hunting in Kandahar has posed serious threats to a number of wildlife species, including many on the verge of extinction.
KABUL (SW): The Kabul Municipality (KM) has vowed to privatize the garbage collection and waste-management in the capital city.
KANDAHAR CITY (SW): Thousands of war-weary families from restive Uruzgan, Zabul and Helmand provinces have taken refuge in Kandahar province.
KABUL (SW): Pir Sayed Ahmad Gailani, Chairman of the High Peace Council (HPC) passed away yesterday evening in one of the hospitals in Kabul at the age of 84.
KABUL (SW): The humanitarian community in Afghanistan on Saturday launched an appeal for $ 550 million to support an estimated 5.7 million needy Afghans in the year 2017.