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Trump and the art of deal in Afghanistan

NEW YORK: The US President Donald Trump is faced with the task of making a decision on how to make Afghanistan great again using...

US drops the biggest bomb on IS in Afghanistan

KABUL: The United States (US) military dropped the world's most powerful non-nuclear bomb on Islamic State (IS) hideouts in Afghanistan on Thursday, according to...

Malala gets honorary Canadian citizenship

OTTAWA: Nobel Peace laureate and girls education advocate Malala Yousafzai is on a visit to Canada to receive her honorary citizenship and address the country's...

Afghans deported from Europe arrive home, to war and unemployment

KABUL: Two more planes carrying Afghans deported from Europe landed in Kabul this week, failed asylum seekers sent back under an agreement between the...

Nepal and Afghanistan lead with most women in parliament in South...

KABUL: Nepal has topped the list of countries with the highest number of women in national parliament while Afghanistan has the second position, according to...

Green Gold: Taliban make $15 million a year from selling pistachios

KABUL: Taliban fighters have made $15 million for their insurgency activities in 2016 from harvesting Afghanistan’s “green gold,” pistachios, over 32,000 hectares in the Kushki Kuhna...

Not enough visas for Afghans who worked for the U.S.

WASHINGTON: Just over 1,400 visas are left in a special programme for Afghans who worked for the U.S. government in Afghanistan, less than a...

30 killed in attack on Afghan hospital

KABUL: Gunmen dressed as medics attacked a hospital in the Afghan capital on Wednesday and battled security forces for hours, killing more than 30...

Chinese military confirms counter-terrorism operations inside Afghanistan

KABUL: Reports of Chinese military vehicles patrolling inside Afghanistan were confirmed by the Chinese military stating “joint counter-terrorism operations” with the Afghan government. Ren Guoqiang,...

Security forces surround Afghan VP Dostum’s house

KABUL: Afghan security forces blocked roads and took up positions around the house of Vice President Rashid Dostum on Tuesday as a standoff flared...

OPINION

Selfies lead to mental health issues

KABUL: Selfie is a self-portrait photograph, typically taken with a digital camera or smartphone held in the hand or supported by a selfie stick....