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Next year’s draft budget lands in Meshrano Jirga for approval

Sun, 11/08/2020 - 17:26
By Khawaja Basir fitri on 08 November 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Finance (MoF) on Sunday dispatched draft budget for 2021 to... read more

Pakistan eyeing $5b trade with Afghanistan

Sun, 11/08/2020 - 16:44
By Nizamuddin Hameedi on 08 November 2020


KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan... read more

Herat prosecutor gunned down; attackers flee

Sun, 11/08/2020 - 16:33
By Storai Karimi on 08 November 2020

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead a prosecutor in western Herat province on Sunday morning, an official said.

Police chief Atiqullah Wasiq told Pajhwok Afghan News Abdul Sami Rahmati was gunned down on his way to office from home.

He said the gunmen on a... read more

Afghanistan records 126 new Covid-19 cases, 6 deaths

Sun, 11/08/2020 - 16:23
By Azizullah Hamdard on 08 November 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health  (MoPH) said on Sunday 126 new Covid-19 cases had surfaced in Afghanistan during the last... read more

Military officer gunned down in Kabul

Sun, 11/08/2020 - 15:48
By Naheed Bashardost on 08 November 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen have shot dead a military officer in Kabul, an official said on Sunday.

Police spokesman... read more

5 security personnel killed, 8 injured in Kunduz

Sun, 11/08/2020 - 14:46
By Ajmal kakar on 08 November 2020

KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Five security personnel have been killed and eight others wounded in a Taliban attack in northern Kunduz province, an... read more

Some circles out to scuttle reform process: MoF

Sun, 11/08/2020 - 14:22
By on 08 November 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Finance (MoF) says it has set in motion the process to fill around 336 vacancies in a transparent... read more

Biden to focus on peace in Afghanistan: Ghani

Sun, 11/08/2020 - 14:21
By Javed Hamim Kakar on 08 November 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has congratulated Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris on their victory in the US... read more

Kabul slams Haq’s remarks as irresponsible

Sun, 11/08/2020 - 13:20
By Javed Hamim Kakar on 08 November 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has lodged a protest with Pakistan... read more

Kabul sees no major shift in US policy

Sun, 11/08/2020 - 13:01
By Pajhwok on 08 November 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): Kabul expects no major shift in America’s policy towards Afghanistan... read more

1 security official killed, 7 wounded in Logar

Sun, 11/08/2020 - 12:32
By Shakor Kamran on 08 November 2020

PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): One security official has been killed and seven others have been wounded in an attack and a blast in central Logar province.

A government official, who declined to be named, told Pajhwok Afghan News the militants attacked the security forces, using a drone camera.... read more

Biden wins White House, ousts Trump

Sun, 11/08/2020 - 11:54
By Javed Hamim Kakar on 08 November 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): Joe Biden has beaten President Donald Trump to become the 46th US president, pledging to steer the country out of the... read more

Principal’s death rumor from Coivd-19 proves false

Sun, 11/08/2020 - 11:33
By Azizullah Hamdard on 08 November 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): Rumors that the Lameh Shaheed High School principal died from coronavirus and its teachers and... read more

‘Pakistani seminaries behind extremism in Afghanistan’

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 21:11
By Zaghona Salehi on 07 November 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential Spokesperson SediqSediqi on Saturday said some religious seminaries in neighboring... read more

Covid-19 2nd wave feared if precautions ignored

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 21:08
By Ahmad Shah Erfanyar on 07 November 2020 KABUL (Pajhwok): The probability of a second wave of Covid-19 in Afghanistan is feared after a doctor contracted the virus for a second time and died. Millions of Afghans have already recovered from the disease. The second wave of the virus is underway in some countries and researches have so far... read more

Taliban threaten Pashdan Dam construction in Herat

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 21:02
By Storai Karimi on 07 November 2020

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Taliban insurgents have warned officials and workers of the under construction Pashdan Dam in western Herat province to... read more

Diesel price jumps 5.5pc in Kabul

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 20:02
By Marzai Rizaee on 07 November 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of sugar, diesel and Russian gold have jumped while that of firewood and tea during the outgoing week in... read more

Diplomatic missions condemn targeting Afghan students

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 18:52
By Nizamuddin Hameedi on 07 November 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): Diplomatic missions on Saturday condemned recent attacks on schools and... read more

Key Daesh media member killed in Nangarhar

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 17:47
By Yousuf Zarifi on 07 November 2020

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A key media member of Daesh or Islamic State-Khorasan Province (ISKP) has been killed in an operation in Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province, the governor’s house said on Saturday.

However, local residents say the slain person was a civilian and a student of... read more

Afghanistan’s Covid-19 tally tops 42,000

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 16:33
By Pajhwok on 07 November 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health  (MoPH) said on Saturday 58 new Covid-19 cases had surfaced in ... read more


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