Gen. Raziq laid to rest at Shrine of the Cloak

    KANDAHAR (SW) – Gen. Abdul Raziq, the slain police chief for Kandahar province, was laid to rest on Friday at the Shrine of the Cloak in Kandahar city.

    Accident on Kabul – Parwan highway claims 17 lives

    KABUL (SW) – At least 17 people got killed and seven more got injured following a road accident on the Kabul – Parwan highway.

    WJ elections postponed in Kandahar

    KABUL (SW) – The presidential palace, Arg, announced on Friday that forthcoming Wolesi Jirga (lower house) elections have been postponed in Kandahar province for another week.

    IECC drops seven candidates from the WJ election list

    KABUL (SW) – The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission on Thursday disqualified 7 candidates for the Wolesi Jirga (lower house) elections after complaints against them.

    Gen. Raziq assassinated, Taliban take responsibility

    KABUL (SW) - The top US commander in Afghanistan, Gen Austin Scott Miller, and local Afghan officials came under armed assault in southern Kandahar province on Saturday.


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      09 October 2018

      Legacies of Ansari, Gohar Shad Begum celebrated

      KABUL (SW) – Arg, the presidential palace, on Tuesday celebrated the legacies of Khwajah Abdullah Ansari, 11th Century Sufi of Herat, and Gohar Shad Begum, the queen of the Timurid Empire in the 15th Century.…
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      Afghan Premier League gets a new lifeline

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      08 September 2018

      Repatriation of deportees surges from Iran

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      05 September 2018

      Trusting human traffickers is risking life

      At the corner of a roadside market, Mujibur Rahman was busy cooking snacks for his customers when he got nervous watching me approach him with recorder for interview.…