‘Government committed to hold transparent elections’

    KABUL (SW) – Abdullah Abdullah, chief executive officer, has said the government is committed to hold transparent elections using biometric technology.

    Deadly road accident claims 14 lives in Farah

    FARAH CITY (SW) – A deadly road accident in Farah province on Friday claimed at least 14 lives, officials confirmed.

    Ghani promises security for residents of Dasht-e-Barchi

    KABUL (SW) – President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Thursday promised new measures to ensure security for the Dasht-e-Barchi residents in west of capital Kabul.

    Armed assailants attack Al-Zahra mosque in Ghazni

    GHAZNI CITY (SW) – Armed assailants attacked Al-Zahra mosque in Ghazni on Friday, an official confirmed.

    Heated debate over BSA in the parliament

    KABUL (SW) – Members of the Wolesi Jirga (lower house) on Wednesday engaged in heated debate over the Bilateral Security Agreement with the U.S.


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      08 September 2018

      Repatriation of deportees surges from Iran

      HERAT CITY (SW) – Officials in Herat said on Saturday the economic constraints and other reasons are forcing thousands of Afghan refugees on daily basis to flee.…
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      05 September 2018

      Trusting human traffickers is risking life

      At the corner of a roadside market, Mujibur Rahman was busy cooking snacks for his customers when he got nervous watching me approach him with recorder for interview.…
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      23 August 2018

      A Kandahari man’s tragic tale of human trafficking

      KANDAHAR CITY (SW) – Young Siddiqullah, a victim of human trafficking, was raised by his poor farmer parents under tough circumstances in Kandahar province.…
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      03 August 2018

      Singers charged with promoting addiction, bacha bazi

      KHOST CITY (SW) – There is a growing trend of many local singers encouraging the youth towards drug addiction and ‘bacha bazi’ through their music.…