By RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan January 14, 2019 KABUL — At least four people were killed and more than 90 were wounded when a car bomb exploded near a foreign compound in the east of Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, on January 14, officials said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, but Interior
1TV: Cricket officials of Afghanistan and Ireland have agreed to change the dates for their upcoming full series in India. The change means the series will start two days prior to the original schedule, on February 21. It came following a request by the Afghanistan Cricket Board to avoid clashing with the start of the
Tolo News: The Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan (IEC) on Monday announced the preliminary results for Kabul parliamentary elections three months after they were held in the country. There are 24 male and 9 female candidates among the front runners who have secured their seats in the parliament. Click here to read more (external link).
PTI: Every couple of months Surveer Singh, who fled religious persecution in Afghanistan, is torn between identity and livelihood. Surveer Singh’s family had been living in Afghanistan’s restive Nangarhar province before his parents decided to move to India in 1992, when a wave of Hindus and Sikhs left Afghanistan after the withdrawal of the USSR
Press TV January 13, 2019 Tehran has confirmed that it has been in talks with the Afghan Taliban in an effort to promote Afghan and regional peace. Analysts say the move would also prevent the region from turning into a hotbed for Takiri terrorist groups, especially Daesh, which has already gained a foothold in Afghanistan as
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty January 12, 2019 Akramullah Karam Frud Bezhan MAYMANA, Afghanistan — Bibi Fatemah hunches on the cold concrete floor of a basement, hand-knotting an Afghan carpet. The 75-year-old is frail, and the work is exhausting. But the grandmother has no other option but to work after becoming the sole breadwinner in her