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EU, Norway want Ghani to end political impasse

Sat, 03/28/2020 - 12:33
By Pajhwok on 28 March 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): The European Union and Norway have voiced their concerns at the current political impasse in... read more

Afridi Foundation delivers food aid to Afghans

Sat, 03/28/2020 - 12:16
By S.Muddasir Ali Shah on 28 March 2020

PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Food items have been distributed to 1,000 Afghan refugees in the Kohat district of Pakistan’s northwestern Khyber... read more

British PM Johnson contracts coronavirus

Sat, 03/28/2020 - 12:15
By Pajhwok on 28 March 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, after testing positive for coronavirus, says he has a temperature and... read more

Formation of team for Taliban talks widely hailed

Sat, 03/28/2020 - 11:38
By Sheer Ahmad Usmani on 28 March 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): The US, NATO... read more

15 new cases of coronavirus emerge in Afghanistan

Sat, 03/28/2020 - 11:20
By Javed Hamim Kakar on 28 March 2020

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

Friday prayer not offered in 700 Herat City mosques

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 20:55
By Storai Karimi on 27 March 2020


HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Friday congregations not offered in 700 mosques in western Herat province in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus, an official said.

Syed Mohammad Sherzad, director Hajj... read more

Teenage boy body found in Parwan: Police

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 16:35
By Pajhwok on 27 March 2020


CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Police have found the body of a 19-year-old boy from the Tawrida village of Chaharikar, the... read more

ANA copter makes emergency landing in Takhar

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 16:01
By Azizullah Hamdard on 27 March 2020


KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan National Army (ANA) helicopter has made an emergency landing in northern Takhar province, the... read more

Cabinet approves partial lock down of Kabul City

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 15:44
By on 27 March 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): Cabinet approves strategy to impose certain restrictions on public movement in capital Kabul, an official said on... read more

Govt introduces delegation to advance peace talks with Taliban

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 14:05
By Zaghona Salehi on 27 March 2020


KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan government has finalized a 21-member delegation to advance peace talks with the... read more

UN assures support to Afghanistan in fight against Covid-19

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 13:01
By Zargona Salehi on 27 March 2020


KABUL (Pajhwok): UN Secretary General... read more

Uzbek, Kyrgyz presidents congratulate Ghani on re-election

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 12:26
By Pajhwok on 27 March 2020


KABUL (Pajhwok): The presidents of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan have congratulated President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on his re-... read more

President decrees release of around 10,000 prisoners

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 10:43
By Pajhwok on 27 March 2020


KABUL (Pajhwok): Around 10,000 prisoners will be freed from jails in compliance with Presidential decree to prevent the... read more

Sikh-Hindu minority threatens to leave Afghanistan

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 22:12
By Azizullah Hamdard on 26 March 2020


KABUL (Pajhwok): The cremation ceremony of Wednesday’s attack victims was performed here on Thursday, with some Hindu... read more

Kandahar also locks down to check virus spread

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 20:33
By Bashir Ahmad Naadem on 26 March 2020


KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The High Committee for Containing Coronavirus on Thursday decided to ban businesses, except essential goods, in southern Kandahar province to check the virus spread.

The committee, which met here, also said that a 100-bed hospital would be built in... read more

Kunar gears up to stop coronavirus entry

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 19:11
By on 26 March 2020


ASADABAD (Pajhwok): A partial lockdown has been imposed in eastern Kunar province to prevent the coronavirus from entering the province.

Soon after the announcement, shops, hotels and other places of mass gathering were closed in Asadabad, the provincial capital.

Mayor... read more

Another woman dies from coronavirus in Herat

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 18:56
By Storai Karimi on 26 March 2020

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Local health officials on Thursday said a woman with signs of coronavirus died in the capital of western Herat province.... read more

Abdullah ready to mend fences with Ghani

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 18:50
By Khawaja Basir fitri on 26 March 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Thursday called peace a priority and said he was ready to talk with President Ashraf Ghani... read more

NPC approves 30 procurement items

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 18:13
By Zarghona Salehai on 26 March 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Procurement Commission (NPC) has approved 30 procurement items including medical equipment for fighting... read more


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