Afghanistan denounces North Korea ICBM test

KABUL :  Afghanistan has condemned North Korea Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) test, a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said on Wednesday. The test of “Hwasong-14” recently launched by North Korea was against…

Afghanistan says to construct 20 more dams

Afghanistan says it plans to construct 20 more dams in face of warnings that the move could undermine life in some of its neighboring countries, specifically Iran. Afghanistan’s Energy and Water Ministry in a statement said the new dams…

Syria monitor says IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi dead

BEIRUT: The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights war monitor said Tuesday it had information from top Islamic State group leaders confirming the death of the jihadist organisation's chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. "Top tier commanders from IS…

FATA elders reject fencing Durand Line

KABUL: A huge gathering of Pashtun elders and youth, living on both sides of Durand line was held on Sunday at Kabul, where they unanimously rejected fencing the Durand Line unilaterally by Pakistan. The gathering was attended by more than…

Civil society activist gunned down in Jalalabad city

JALALABAD: Unidentified gunmen shot dead a civil activist in Jalalabad city, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, on Monday, an official said. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took…

DPO Sajid Khan Momand killed, 10 injured in Chaman blast

QUETTA: Chaman DPO SSP Sajid Khan Mohmand was killed in a suicide attack after his convoy was targeted with an explosive device on Boghra Road of the city on Monday. A senior police official was martyred and at least 10 other people,…