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‘Insufficient’ forces seen behind Nuristan unrest

7 hours 59 min ago
By Yousuf Zarifi on 24 January 2017

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Public representatives and tribal elders in eastern Nuristan province have expressed concern over a deteriorating security situation in the province that they feared could fall to the rebels if the number of security personnel is not increased.

They told Pajhwok... read more

Karzai urges US, Russia to work jointly on Afghanistan

8 hours 14 min ago
By Pajhwok on 24 January 2017

NEW DELHI (Pajhwok/EFE): Former Afghanistan president Hamid Karzai has said the United States and Russia must work together to plot a path... read more

Man with money in bag detained at Kabul airport

9 hours 14 min ago
By on 23 January 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): A man was arrested at the Hamid Karzai international airport in Kabul for carrying a bag full of foreign currency from... read more

US contributes $20m to Afghan returnees food aid

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 23:06
By Pajhwok on 23 January 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): The United States has contributed $20 million to the World... read more

Pir Gilani laid to rest in ancestral graveyard

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 19:26
By Yousaf zarifi on 23 January 2017

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Religious leader and Afghanistan’s top peace negotiator, Pir Sayyed Ahmad Gilani, who passed away on Saturday in... read more

Pir Gilani laid to rest in ancestral Surkh Rud graveyard

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 19:26
By Yousaf zarifi on 23 January 2017

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Religious leader and Afghanistan’s top peace negotiator, Pir Sayyed Ahmad Gilani, who passed away on Saturday in... read more

3 die, 4 injured in Kunar traffic accident

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 18:16
By on 23 January 2017

ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Three people died and four others sustained injuries in a traffic accident in Chapa Dara district of eastern Kunar province on Monday, an official said.

Provincial police chief Maj. Gen. Juma Gul Himmat told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place when a car veered... read more

2 criminal gangs busted in Kabul: NDS

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 17:44
By Pajhwok on 23 January 2017

KABUL CITY (Pajhwok): National Directorate of Security (NDS... read more

Funeral of Gilani offered at Presidential Palace

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 17:00
By Ahmad Shah Erfanyar on 23 January 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): Former High Peace Council... read more

Kandahar poultry farms witness significant growth

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 16:54
By Bashir Ahmad Naadem on 23 January 2017

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Poultry farms have seen significantly growth in southern Kandahar province in the recent years, with 500 million afghanis invested in the roaring business.

Currently, 470 poultry farms are operational in Kandahar, with 12 of them... read more

ICC rankings: Rashid, Shahzad stay among top 10

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 16:13
By Javed Hamim Kakar on 23 January 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): Three leading Afghan players, following their title-triumph at the Desert T20 Challenge in the United Arab Emirates,... read more

Humanitarian crisis as patients denied entry into Pakistan

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 15:55
By Yousaf zarifi on 23 January 2017

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Afghans travelling to Pakistan for medical treatment complain of harsh treatment at the Torkham crossing, saying they are... read more

Some ministries impeding Laghman development: Governor

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 14:50
By Hakim Basharat on 23 January 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): Abdul Jabbar Naeemi, the governor of eastern Laghman province, has accused some ministries of not... read more

Heavy snowfall closes Salang Pass for traffic

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 13:42
By Farid Tanha on 23 January 2017

CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): The Salang Pass... read more

Snow closed Salang Pass for traffic

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 13:42
By Farid Tanha on 23 January 2017

CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): The Salang Pass... read more

50pc of Khost’s private health facilities operate illegally

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 11:56
By Mohammad Haroon on 23 January 2017

KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): More than 50 percent of private health centres, clinics and medical stores in Khost City, the capital of southeastern Khost... read more

6 of a family killed, 4 injured in Nangarhar roof-collapse

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 11:42
By Yousuf Zarifi on 23 January 2017

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Six people have been killed and four others wounded when the roof of a room collapsed in the Rodat district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Monday.

Attuallah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan... read more

Increased contacts to defuse Af-Pak tensions: Sherpao

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 10:17
By S.Muddasir Ali Shah on 23 January 2017

PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): A veteran Pakistani political leader has called for increased contacts at all levels to boost Kabul-Islamabad... read more

Canada probing corruption in aid to Afghanistan

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 10:13
By S. Mudassir Ali Shah on 23 January 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Canadian government is investigating alleged corruption in aid to a project aimed at helping Afghan children... read more

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