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Fire erupts in warehouse of MoD in Kabul

1 hour 3 min ago
By Javed Hamim Kakar on 22 September 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): A warehouse of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) caught fire in capital Kabul which caused financial losses on Saturday,... read more

7 children killed, 5 wounded in Faryab explosion

4 hours 57 min ago
By Qutbuddin Kohi on 22 September 2018

MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least seven children have been killed and five others wounded as a result of a landmine explosion in the Sherin Tagab district of northwestern Farayb province, an official said on Saturday.

Ghulam Ali, district crime branch chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News the... read more

Afghanistan go down fighting to Pakistan

5 hours 19 min ago
By Pajhwok on 22 September 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan... read more

Mohib, Bolton discuss peace, security

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 22:40
By Javed Hamim Kakar on 21 September 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan National Security Advisor (NSA) Hamdullah Mohib during his trip to Washington discussed recent political... read more

IEC to announce voters' biometric procedure soon: Abdullah

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 20:42
By Azizullah Hamdard on 21 September 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Friday termed biometric data of voters during the election day... read more

ALP forces based in Achin district being investigated

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 15:13
By Yousuf Zarifi on 21 September 2018

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Local officials on Friday said an investigation from Afghan Local Police (ALP) forces based in Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province would be conducted soon.

The decision to investigate ALP forces of Achin districts comes after a protest of Shinwari people... read more

15 killed, 35 injured in Farah traffic accident

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:47
By Benyamin Bariz on 21 September 2018

FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): At least 15 people were killed and 35 others wounded in a traffic accident in Bakwah district of western Farah province on Friday morning, an official said.

Governor’s spokesman, Naser Mahri, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place in Pozak area of the... read more

UN calls for dialogue between Afghan Govt, Taliban

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:45
By Lalit K Jha on 21 September 2018

WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The UN Secretary General António Guterres on Thursday pushed for a dialogue between the Afghan Government and the Taliban... read more

Rashid powers Afghanistan to win over Bangladesh

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 01:36
By Javed Hamim Kakar on 21 September 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): On his 20th birthday, spinner Rashid Khan scored a half century and took two wickets to see... read more

18 Taliban killed, 19 captured in Kandahar operation

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 17:37
By Bashir Ahmad Naadim on 20 September 2018

KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Security forces killed 18 Taliban militants, injured several others and detained another 19 during last night operations in... read more

1 injured in firing on Shiite mourners in Ghazni

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 17:24
By Saifullah Maftoon on 20 September 2018

GHAZNI (Pajhwok): One person was injured after unknown gunmen opened fire at participants of an Ashura gathering in the capital of southern... read more

3 civilians killed, 10 hurt in Paktia airstrike

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 17:06
By Shakor Kamran on 20 September 2018

GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Three civilians were killed and 10 others injured including women and children in a foreign forces’ airstrike in the Chamkani... read more

Enemy wants Afghanistan turned into Karbala: Ghani

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 16:53
By Navid Ahmad Barakzai on 20 September 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): “The Yazids of our time want to turn Afghanistan... read more

Taliban claim capturing Ghazni’s Ab-i-Band district

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 15:51
By Saifullah Maftoon on 20 September 2018

GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban on Thursday claimed capturing the Ab-i-Band district of southern Ghazni province following last night... read more

62 insurgents killed, 17 injured in fresh raids: MoD

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 15:34
By Pajhwok on 20 September 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok):  As many as 62 insurgents have been killed and another 17 wounded during security forces’ operations in various... read more

4 Daesh rebels dead in Nangarhar drone strike

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 15:20
By Yousuf Zarifi on 20 September 2018

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Four Daesh or Islamic State militants were killed in a suspected US drone strike on their hideout in Haska Mena district of eastern Nangarhar province, a military official said on Thursday.

The drone fired missiles at a Daesh hideout in Gurgorai area of the district... read more

4 civilians injured in explosion at Jalalabad shop

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 14:56
By Yousuf Zarifi on 20 September 2018

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Four people sustained burn injuries when a bomb went off inside a shop in this capital city of eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday and triggered a fire at a nearby gas selling shop, an official said.

The incident took place in... read more

Shaida Abdali resigns as ambassador to Indian

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 21:00
By Mohammad Asif Ahmadzai on 19 September 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan... read more

India extends scholarship scheme, provide 1,000 new buses

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 20:40
By Mohammad Asif Ahmadzai on 19 September 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): India will provide 1,000 buses to Afghanistan... read more

Some lawmakers insist BSA reviewed

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 20:04
By Baseer Fitri on 19 September 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Wolesi Jirga... read more

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