UN Seeks Leading Role for Afghan Women in Peace

UN says that 2021 brings a historic opportunity for a lasting peace that will benefit all Afghans.

Key points outlined in Washington’s plan for transitional govt

US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad has handed over Washington’s plan for the formation of a transitional government in Afghanistan, the Taliban confirmed. In an interview with Ariana News, Taliban spokesman Mohammad Naeem said the plan was being … Read More

Abdullah claims govt’s shortcomings affecting Republic’s position in Doha

Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation said Sunday that the republic’s shortcomings have weakened the government’s position with regards to the peace talks with the Taliban. Speaking at an event to mark International Women’s Day Abdullah … Read More

Contract for Jaghori airport terminal signed

KABUL : The contract for construction of terminal building at the airport in Jaghori district of southern Ghazni province was signed on Saturday between Afghanistan Civil Aviation Authority (ACAA) and a private company. A statement from ACAA received by Pajhwok … Read More

Pope Francis Visits Iraqi Christians Who Suffered ‘Years of Difficulties’ Under IS

Taliban frees 53 security force members held captive in Kandahar

The Taliban has released 53 members of the Afghan Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) that were being held captive by the group in southern Kandahar province. Qari Yousuf Ahmadi, a spokesman for the Taliban confirmed the move in a tweet … Read More

NEWSBritish national arrested for allegedly selling illegal alcohol in Kabul

A British national, reportedly known as ‘the milkman’ was arrested this week in PD10 in Kabul city after being caught with thousands of dollars worth of illegal alcohol. Afghanistan National Police said in a statement earlier in the week that … Read More

Indian farmers block highway outside Delhi to mark 100th day of protest

Indian farmers began gathering on Saturday to block a six-lane highway outside New Delhi to mark the 100th day of protests against deregulation of agriculture markets. According to Reuters, farmers headed in cars, trucks and tractors to the highway for … Read More

Transfer of Power Through Polls Unchanging Principle: Ghani

Amidst reports on Afghan politicians’ access to a draft on a new format for the country’s political future, President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday said the transfer of power will happen through an election as an unchanging principle for his government. … Read More

Welcome to the Gutenberg Editor

The goal of this new editor is to make adding rich content to WordPress simple and enjoyable. This whole post is composed of pieces of content—somewhat similar to LEGO bricks—that you can move around and interact with. Move your cursor … Read More

US to present honorary IWOC Award to slain Afghan women

he US State Department will award an honorary International Women of Courage (IWOC) Award to seven Afghan women leaders and activists, who were assassinated in 2020 for their “dedication” to improving the lives of Afghans. The US Department of State said … Read More

Hizb-e-Islami Supporters Stage Protest in Kabul

A big number of Hizb-e-Islami supporters staged a protest in Kabul on Friday in which they gathered near the Presidential Palace and chanted slogans against “those who impede peace efforts.” The protestors will give the government a 10-day deadline to address … Read More

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