Tolo News: Officials from the Afghan power supply company Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) on Thursday said the company is working around the clock to rebuild the electricity pylon destroyed by the Taliban in Baghlan last week. DABS officials said power will be restored to Kabul in the next three days. Kabul, which is experiencing serious
Tolo News: A survey conducted last year by a Swedish organization estimates the population of Afghanistan to be over 34.4 million. According to the findings of the organization, at least half of Afghanistan’s population are eligible to vote. Click here to read more (external link). View Report in Dari below
1TV: Residents in the city have suffered major electricity outage after militants blew up an imported power pylon in northern Baghlan province three days ago. Images posted by the company showed the pylon fallen on ground in Dasht-i-Kelagai following the bomb blast. Click here to read more (external link).
VOA News March 26, 2018 The United States is imposing sanctions on seven Pakistani companies for alleged links to the nuclear trade. The Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIC) placed 23 companies —15 from Sudan and one from Singapore, in addition to the seven from Pakistan — on its Entity List. The Entity
The Sun (UK): [Harry] is said to have strafed the Taliban with bullets so the Americans could escape and airlift injured troops to safety. John Zanetis, 73, from Indiana, whose son Christopher “Tripp” Zanetis was one of those saved, said: “Prince Harry came in with his protection squadron and blew the enemy to pieces.” Click here
March 14, 2018 RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan Donald Trump, age 1 1/2, lives in Kabul. He enjoys playing ball and pounding on his dad’s computer. His father, Sayed Assadullah, chose the name because he was impressed with the future U.S. president’s books and success in business. But his relatives were less than pleased to have
1TV: Afghanistan’s population has increased from 30 to more than 35 million, a new census has found. The census has been carried out using satellite imagery and remote sensing technology. The recent census was funded by the United Nations Population Fund and Gates Foundation. It was carried out over the past two years and was led by
Samir Rassoly VOA News March 9, 2018 ATLANTA, GEORGIA — It was a sunny day. As U.S. Staff Sergeant Jonny Jones was on patrol in Afghanistan’s Helmand province – suddenly – a land mine exploded, changing the life of this U.S. Marine forever. “Joey” as his friends call him, lost both of his legs in the
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Maech 8, 2018 An Afghan man has been detained in connection with knife attacks in Austria’s capital, Vienna, in which four people were severely injured, police said on March 8. The suspect, who is 23, was detained shortly after the stabbing of a 20-year-old man, also from Afghanistan, on March 7,
VOA News January 14, 2018 A young Afghan woman living in Florida is unable to use her hands. But that hasn’t stopped her from leading a successful and productive life. As VOA’s Khadija Homa Alkozai reports, sometimes sheer determination can transform a disability into a miraculous journey.