1TV: Afghanistan Embassy in Washington has told Amazon.com to remove products that are considered as disrespecting national flag of the country. Toilet seat covers, underwear and other items emblazoned with national flags of Afghanistan are spotted on website of Amazon which is the world’s biggest online retailer. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: The new lawmakers in the Wolesi Jirga, the Lower House of the Parliament, on Saturday elected Mir Rahman Rahmani as the new speaker of the house. Rahmani, an MP from Parwan, is a former military general who has completed his studies in Russia in 1982. Click here to read more (external link).
1TV: “When I meet with my friend [US] President [Donald] Trump when I meet with my friend [Russian] President [Vladimir] Putin, when I meet with world leaders in Beijing and Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro and New Delhi, Chad and Oman, Afghanistan and Kazakhstan, Australia and Singapore, I am proud to represent you and All citizens of
Tolo News: According to the Asia Foundation, a total of 15,012 face-to-face interviews were conducted with Afghan respondents 18 years of age and older, 50.3% male and 49.7% female, and comprising 80.6% rural and 19.4% urban respondents. Click here to read more (external link). Related The Asia Foundation Releases 2018 Survey of the Afghan People Survey
news.com.au: A mum was so desperate she had to sell her daughter for $4100, but in a cruel irony she has only received $96 and won’t see the rest for years. Theirs is among many horrific stories from the Badghis region as families face unimaginable choices to avoid starvation. In another case, a four-year-old girl was
Ariana: Muhammad Akram Khpalwak has resigned from his positions as Special Representative to President Ashraf Ghani in Political Affairs and Head of High Peace Council Secretariat. In a phone call, Khpalwak confirmed his resignation to Ariana News, adding that he has stepped down due to personal issues. He added that his resignation was accepted by President Ghani