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UN appoints former Ghana EC chair as International elections commissioner to Afghanistan

The United Nations has announced the appointment of former chair of Ghana’s Electoral Commission (EC) Charlotte Osei as International Elections Commissioner to Afghanistan, reports...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Jan. 12 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT

JAKARTA -- A total of 16 people were wounded and hundreds of houses were damaged as whirlwind struck West Java province in western Indonesia,...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

S. Afghanistan Militants Attack Claims The Lives 15 Police Officers

Up to 15 personnel of Afghan Border Police force were killed and seven others injured in an overnight attack of anti-government militants against a...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Twelve Commuters in Western Afghanistan Seized

Unknown armed men intercepted a civilian vehicle outside Afghanistan's Farah city, the capital of Farah province, and took 12 commuters to an unknown location...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Afghanistan Government To Boost The Export Capacity Of Private Sector

The Government of Afghanistan has launched a new policy strategy aimed at spurring growth and job creation by boosting the export capacities of the...
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UN Security Council condemns terrorist attacks in Afghanistan

The Security Council on Monday condemned the two "heinous and cowardly" terrorist attacks in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar over the weekend that...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

N. Afghanistan: 5 girls in hospital over suspected gas attack

Some 45 Afghan girl students were poisoned following a suspected gas attack in the northern province of Takhar on Thursday, local police said. "Up...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Afghanistan: family loose six member to dispute

Long family dispute has resulted in the death of six members of a family in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar, authorities said Wednesday. The...
A Libya Dawn tank fires near Libya's capital city of Tripoli, on March 11, 2015. Clashes erupted on Wednesday between Libya Dawn militants and pro-government forces in the Ajaylat area some 80 kilometers west of Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

Viewpoint: United States Imperialism Continues War in Afghanistan and the Destabilization of Africa

From Central Asia to Chad, Togo and Libya, Western states seek to maintain dominance of the oppressed nations Note: These remarks were delivered at a...
Afghanistan occupation by United States military coming up on 16 years

Viewpoint: Trump Continues Failed Military Policy in South-Central Asia

Badly damaged from the political fallout surrounding President Donald Trump’s posture towards white nationalists and neo-fascists, the forty-fifth head-of-state has now shifted his focus...
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2016 saw large number of infants unimmunized – WHO, UNICEF

Some 12.9 million infants, globally or nearly 1 in 10, did not receive any vaccinations in 2016, according to the most recent WHO and...

Robot Olympics: Afghanistan officially confirmed for entry to the United States

Nearly 160 Nations to Convene in Washington, D.C. in the Name of Science and Technology Development at DAR Constitution Hall on July 16-1. Today,...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Ten Policemen in Afghan Western Province killed by Rebels

Taliban militants attacked a police checkpoint at nearby of a dam in Afghan western Herat province Sunday morning, killing 10 police personnel, a local...
Pro-Taliban militants in Pakistan (file photo)

Taliban Soldier Joins IS after killing commander and others

A Taliban militant has killed four fellow militants including key Taliban commander Qari Aman in Darzab district of Afghanistan's northern Jawzjan province and joined...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

10 militants killed after clashes in Faryab Province of Afghan

A total of 10 militants have been killed and 15 others injured as clash erupted in Qaisar district of Afghanistan's northern Faryab province on...
Pro-Taliban militants in Pakistan (file photo)

Airstrike kills 7 militants including Taliban key commander in Afghanistan’s Kunduz province

Seven militants including a key commander of Taliban were killed as unmanned plane targeted a Taliban hideout in Dasht-e-Archi district of the northern Kunduz...

IS Head in Afghanistan Abdul Hasib Reported Dead in a Raid

The head of so-called Islamic State (IS) in Afghanistan, Abdul Hasib, has been killed in a military raid, US and Afghan officials have said.He...

Former Uganda child soldiers exploited in Iraq & Afghanistan

Former child soldiers from Sierra Leone and Uganda are being used as cheap labour for operations in Iraq and Afghanisatan, according to a new...

Viewpoint: Trump Administration Takes Warmongering Directly to Korean Peninsula

Monday April 17, 2017 Many people within the United States and internationally were being primed for a unilateral strike by the Pentagon against the Democratic...
Pro-Taliban militants in Pakistan (file photo)

Update:Taliban shadow governor killed in northern Afghan airstrike

A Taliban shadow governor was killed together with six other militants after Afghan air force struck a militant hideout in the northern province of...
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Taliban shadow governor killed in northern Afghan airstrike

A Taliban shadow governor was killed together with six other militants after Afghan air force struck a militant hideout in the northern province of...
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U.S. : The Imperialist Militarism Covering Afghanistan, DPRK and to Syrian War

Friday April 14, 2017 Afghanistan has gained lead story status in the western corporate and government-sponsored media outlets again for the wrong reasons. This Central...

U. S MOAB Strike in Afghanistan Claimed 36 IS Lives

A US military strike with a weapon known as the “mother of all bombs” (MOAB) killed 36 IS militants and destroyed their base, the...
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Spotlight: U.S. drops largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan

The U.S. military has dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan on an Islamic State target, the Pentagon said Thursday. U.S. President...
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Afghanistan: 180 recovered drug addicts rewarded with jobs

An Afghan ministry has provided 180 recovered drug addicts with permanent jobs, in the latest efforts to help drug users to rejoin the society,...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Afghan troops detain 3 militants, foil attack on army base

The Afghan army personnel found attack tunnels near an army base in northern Kunduz province and captured three militants, foiling an attack against the...
Afghan policemen inspect the site of a blast in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, on Sept. 8, 2016. One civilian was killed and three others injured as a bicycle bomb planted by militants went off in Kabul on Thursday, police said. (Xinhua/Jawid Omid)

5 killed in eastern Afghanistan’s clashes

Two police personnel and three civilians were killed and two persons were wounded in two separate clashes in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar, the...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Insider attack kills 8 police in Southern Afghan province

Insider attack claimed the lives of eight local police in the southern Zabul province in Afghanistan on Saturday, provincial governor Bismillah Afghanmal said. ...

Afghanistan: IS Gunmen Disguised As Medics Kill 30

More than 30 people have been killed after attackers dressed as doctors stormed the largest military hospital in Kabul, Afghan officials say. Militants armed with...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

7 police killed in Northern Afghan attack

Some seven police personnel were killed after Taliban militants attacked a security checkpoint in Afghanistan's northern province of Kunduz on Sunday, a local police...