Cash aid to Taliban families; Meshrano Jirga demands probe

KABUL: The Meshrano Jirga or Senate on Tuesday session expressed concern over cash donation to families of the slain Taliban fighters in northern Kunduz province. They asked the government to immediately kick of investigation in the issue.…

Two ACJC’s servants shot dead in Kabul

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Two Anti-Corruption Criminal Justice Centre (ACJC) employees have been shot dead by an identified gunman early Monday morning in Kabul, the capital city, sources said. The killed servants were on their way to…

Women role vital for peace in Afghanistan: IHRC

KABUL: The Independent Human Rights Commission (IHRC) Chief, Dr. Seema Samar has emphasized on active role of women in all walks of the society. In a press briefing here in Kabul on Tuesday, Samar linked the ongoing conflict in the country…

13 smugglers arrested

KABUL: Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Tuesday said that 13 drug runners were arrested during anti-narcotics crackdown within past 24 hours. “Three smugglers and 10 drug retailers were apprehended during 16 anti-drug operation conducted by…

18 insurgents killed in raids

KABUL: At least 18 militants were killed and 17 others were wounded in different operations within past 24 hours, officials said Tuesday. In a press release issued here, Ministry of Defense (MoD), said that Afghan National Army (ANA) with…

Nine dead as militants attack Philippine tourist island

MANILA: Nine people including four members of the Philippine security forces were killed Tuesday in clashes with 10 suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf kidnap group on the resort island of Bohol, authorities said. The incursion would be the…

North Korea vows response to ‘reckless’ US Navy move

North Korea denounced Washington's deployment of a naval strike group to the Korean peninsula Tuesday, warning it was ready for "war" in a further escalation of tensions. The Carl Vinson strike group cancelled a planned trip to Australia…