Who’s who in President Ashraf Ghani’s cabinet Zariza Special

Who’s who in President Ashraf Ghani’s cabinet

2015-01-14 629 Mujib Hakamzada

After weeks of dilly-dallying and wild speculations, the national unity government finally announced the new cabinet on Monday.

Afghan envoy in Islamabad urges Pakistan’s business community to invest in Afghanistan Business & Economy

Afghan envoy in Islamabad urges Pakistan’s business community to invest in Afghanistan

2015-01-25 294 Zariza Correspondent

Afghanistan and Pakistan must together deal with the issues of terrorism, illiteracy, poverty, water shortage, energy crisis and infrastructure development, Janan Mosazai, Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan said on Sunday.

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USAID suspends one of its largest contractors in Afghanistan for “serious misconduct” Law & Crime

USAID suspends one of its largest contractors in Afghanistan for “serious misconduct”

2015-01-27 82 Zariza Correspondent

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has suspended one of its largest contractors after investigators found “serious misconduct” in its performance.

Afghanistan ride on Zadran’ssuperlative knock to thrash Ireland by 71 runs Sports

Afghanistan ride on Zadran’ssuperlative knock to thrash Ireland by 71 runs

2015-01-17 276 Zariza Correspondent

​In the fifth match of Dubai Triangular Series at the picturesque Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Saturday, Afghanistan came from behind to thrash Ireland by 71 runs.

Parliament approves the law that prohibits extravagance in wedding parties Arts & Lifestyle

Parliament approves the law that prohibits extravagance in wedding parties

2015-01-10 442 Abdul Sanay Amanpoor

In a significant move, the Afghan parliament, with an overwhelming majority of votes, has approved the law that prohibits extravagance and flamboyance in wedding parties.

Indonesian singer participates in Afghan Star, a popular music reality show Cinema & Entertainment

Indonesian singer participates in Afghan Star, a popular music reality show

2014-12-27 505 Babrak Yousufzai

Afghan Star, unarguably the biggest and most watched music reality show in Afghanistan, has provided platform to many young and promising Afghan singers since its launch in 2005. However, much to the delight of music lovers in this country, this week a foreign contestant also performed on the show.

A new program to improve the quality of education in Samangan province launched Health & Education

A new program to improve the quality of education in Samangan province launched

2015-01-22 173 0

To improve the quality of education and introduce new measures for teacher training, a new program kicked off in Samangan province on Thursday, funded by the German government

Radio Police program seeks to increase connectivity between police and citizens Kabul Post

Radio Police program seeks to increase connectivity between police and citizens

2015-01-26 109 Zariza Correspondent

The Ministry of Interior Affairs (MoIA) on Sunday launched its “Radio Police” program aimed at increasing the connectivity between the police and citizens.

Incredible potential for trade and tourism in Kandahar Travel Tales

Incredible potential for trade and tourism in Kandahar

2014-11-24 318 Sayer Zaland

Kandahar, a southern province that connects with capital Kabul through Maidan Wardak, Ghazni and Zabul provinces, has incredible potential for trade and tourism

In Pictures: Darul Aman Palace - the silent but powerful witness to Afghanistan’s turbulent history Photo Features

In Pictures: Darul Aman Palace - the silent but powerful witness to Afghanistan’s turbulent history

2015-01-19 693 Naimat Rawan (pictures and text)

Darul Aman Palace, which translates into ‘abode of peace’, is a European-style picturesque fort in Kabul, which was destroyed by warring parties during the civil war in 1990s.