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Mon, 12/16/2019 - 11:40
By on 16 December 2019

IEC completes vote recount in 3 provinces

Mon, 12/16/2019 - 11:30
By Abaseen Zahir on 16 December 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC... read more

US court convicts Nuristani over charges of public property theft

Sun, 12/15/2019 - 20:44
By Pajhwok on 15 December 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok):  Former Head of the Independent Election Commission Ahmad Yusuf Nuristani has been pleaded guilty in US federal court... read more

Iranian diplomat in Herat demands alternative land

Sun, 12/15/2019 - 20:28
By Storai Karimi on 15 December 2019

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): An Iranian diplomat on Sunday said the Afghan government was yet to hand them over land in return for acquisitioning the Iran’s Consulate General’s land in western Herat province.

Addressing reporters here, Iran Consulate General Mohammad Sediq Far said they would... read more

Truce only between US, Taliban not acceptable: Senate

Sun, 12/15/2019 - 20:05
By Khawaja Basir fitri on 15 December 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of Meshrano Jirga... read more

Poppy-free Ghanikhel turns into drug trade hub

Sun, 12/15/2019 - 19:25
By Yousaf zarifi on 15 December 2019

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Ghanikhel district in eastern Nangarhar province has become a transit hub for delivery of drugs between Afghanistan... read more

Unexploded shell kills 2 children in Parwan

Sun, 12/15/2019 - 18:46
By Farid Tanha on 15 December 2019

CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Two children were killed and a third was wounded when an unexploded rocket shell went off in... read more

New govt urged to build power dams on Kunar River

Sun, 12/15/2019 - 18:39
By on 15 December 2019

ASADABD (Pajhwok): Residents of eastern Kunar province on Sunday urged the upcoming government to construct electricity dams on the province’s river.

They also said the new government should provide job opportunities to the youths and prevent Pakistani forces from firing mortars into the... read more

At anti-graft huddle, Ghani orders Paikan’s arrest

Sun, 12/15/2019 - 18:30
By Ahmad Shah Erfanyar , Naheed Bashardost on 15 December 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday ordered immediate arrest of former Public Order Police Commander Zamarai Paikan... read more

Activists ask ACB chairman to step down

Sun, 12/15/2019 - 17:02
By Pajhwok Report on 15 December 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of civil society... read more

Polio vaccination drive begins in 21 provinces from Monday

Sun, 12/15/2019 - 16:25
By Zarghona Salehai on 15 December 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health... read more

Abdullah supporters allow vote audit in 7 provinces

Sun, 12/15/2019 - 16:21
By Pajhwok on 15 December 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): The ‘Stability and Partnership’ electoral team’s supporters removed their protest tents after more than a month and... read more

US plans to withdraw 4,000 troops from Afghanistan

Sun, 12/15/2019 - 15:39
By Parwez Karokhil on 15 December 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): US President Donald Trump... read more

IEC begins votes recount, audit in 7 provinces

Sun, 12/15/2019 - 12:53
By Azizullah Hamdard on 15 December 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok) The Independent Election Commission (IEC... read more

Security forces conduct raid for Qaisari’s arrest in Balkh

Sun, 12/15/2019 - 12:06
By Jawed Ahmad on 15 December 2019

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Security forces have launched operation for the arrest of illegal armed group commander Nizamuddin Qaisari in northern Balkh province, an official said on Sunday.

Police spokesman Adel Shah Adel told Pajhwok Afghan News that raid conducted on Qaisari’s residence... read more

Flour, fuel prices down in Kabul this week

Sun, 12/15/2019 - 10:44
By Zarghona Salehai on 15 December 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of flour and fuel declined and the value of American dollar depreciated against afghanis during the... read more

600 business permits revoked in Herat this year

Sat, 12/14/2019 - 21:17
By Storai Karimi on 14 December 2019


HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Around 600 business permits have been revoked during ongoing solar year in western Herat province, an... read more

State Builder team hopes vote count to complete uninterrupted

Sat, 12/14/2019 - 21:01
By Pajhwok on 14 December 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): The State Builder team, led by President Ashraf Ghani, on Saturday hoped the presidential election process would face... read more

For first time, 26 Zadran students graduate from high school

Sat, 12/14/2019 - 20:47
By Shakor Kamran on 14 December 2019

GARDEZ (Pajhwok): For the first time, 26 students graduated from high school in the remote and mountainous district of Wuza Zadran in southeastern Paktia province.

The graduates, who are residents of the district, said they wanted to pursue higher studies if facilities were provided to... read more

‘No worker trapped under rubbles in Badakhshan landslide’

Sat, 12/14/2019 - 20:46
By Mohammad Gul Tanha on 14 December 2019

FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Five workers have been killed and as many others injured in a landslide incident in northeastern Badakhshan province and no worker has been trapped under sands and rocks, an official said on Saturday.

But Haidar Niyazi, the administrative chief of Arghistan district... read more


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