Category: Breaking News

Businessmen Welcome New Trade Ties With Kazakhstan

Sunday, 22 November 2015 18:50 Last Updated on Sunday, 22 November 2015 18:52 Afghan businessmen on Sunday said they met with Kazakhstan Prime Minister Karim Massimov last week and held constructive discussions that helped resolve issues and cement trade ties. Among the issues discussed during their meeting were matters on expanding trade between the two […]

Foreigners ‘Faking’ Afghan Identity in Refugee Camps

Saturday, 21 November 2015 20:01   Afghan migrants revealed on Saturday that foreign nationals – particularly Iranian and Pakistani citizens – are registering themselves as Afghan, Iraqi or Syrian on their asylum application forms at refugee camps. This new development comes close on the heels of a decision by a number of European countries recently […]

Weak Rule Of Law Behind Women’s Lack Of Access to Justice: Activists

Sunday, 22 November 2015 16:49 Last Updated on Sunday, 22 November 2015 16:56 Speaking at a conference on women’s access to justice, a number of rights activists and officials said on Sunday that government’s weakness in terms of rule of law was the reason for women not having proper access to justice. According to delegates, […]

Afghanistan To Get Four Mi-25 Attack Helicopters From India

Saturday, 07 November 2015 09:35 Last Updated on Saturday, 07 November 2015 13:04 Written by TOLOnews.com The government of India is expected to provide four Mi-25 attack helicopters to Afghanistan as the Afghan National Security Advisor Mohammad Hanif Atmar is likely to visit the country on Saturday. The official announcement of transfer of helicopters will […]

Frozi Bribed Officials For Housing Project: MP

Sunday, 08 November 2015 18:23 Last Updated on Sunday, 08 November 2015 21:03 Referring to a housing scheme contract with one of the main criminals of Kabul Bank which was later cancelled by President Ashraf Ghani, a member of Parliament claimed on Sunday that senior government officials were bribed by Khalilullah Frozi in order to […]

Ghani Questions Effectiveness of Past Decade Investments

Sunday, 08 November 2015 13:46 Last Updated on Sunday, 08 November 2015 16:19 Written by TOLOnews.com   President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday questioned the standard of constructions and investment of billions of dollars in Kabul over the past decade. Addressing the second National Conference on Urban Development in Kabul, Ghani said that 70 percent of […]

AACC Seeks Ways To Attract U.S Investors

Tuesday, 06 October 2015 19:12 Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 October 2015 10:21 Afghan-American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) officials on Tuesday said that they were struggling to attract U.S private sector investors to buy into five trade and industrial zones in Afghanistan. At a meeting ahead of the 11th annual Afghanistan-American Matchmaking Conference scheduled for […]

Afghanistan Clinches Historic ODI Win Over Zimbabwe

Saturday, 24 October 2015 20:34 Last Updated on Sunday, 25 October 2015 09:53 Afghanistan clinched a historic one-day international series over Zimbabwe after a 73-run victory in Bulawayo saw them win 3-2 on Saturday in the five-match ODI series. The Afghan team is the first non-Test-playing country to win a multi-game bilateral ODI series against […]

Transparency Urged As Govt Slaps 10% Levy On Telecoms Companies

Sunday, 27 September 2015 20:11 Last Updated on Monday, 28 September 2015 21:30 Afghans this week were up-in-arms over government’s new 10 percent tax levy against communication services which will directly affect mobile phone subscribers. The public’s concern is not however so much about the levy but about the possibility of the money being embezzled. […]