Afghans yearn for democracy at all levels

Afghans yearn for democracy at all levels

Kabul, August 24 (NIA): The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) on Tuesday released a survey, in which 51 percent of the people interviewed had said they want Afghanistan to switch over to the parliamentary system. The survey had interviewed 34 law experts and Members of Parliament and got 800 responses from the public through a questionnaire sent to ten...

Pakistan closes border with Afghanistan after Afghans threw stones and shouted pro-India slogans

Pakistan closes border with Afghanistan after Afghans threw stones and shouted pro-India slogans

Quetta, august 20 (Frontier Post): Authorities shut down the Pakistan-Afghanistan border at Chaman on Friday after a large number of Afghans flung stones at the Friendship Gate, smashing windowpanes of several government departments and disrespecting the Pakistani flag. Reports suggested that the Afghans were incensed by demonstrations in Balochistan sparked by Indian premier Narendra Modi’s speech on August 15, India’s Independence...

Sweeping steps needed to stem decline of Afghanistan’s economy

Sweeping steps needed to stem decline of Afghanistan’s economy

  Kabul, August 16 (NIA) : The Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA) says that investments have dropped considerably in Afghanistan since the establishment of the National Unity Government (NUG) in 2014, Daily Outlook Afghanistan reports. There has been a 26 percent fall in registration of new companies for investment during this period. At least US $1 billion was invested in...

China enters the fray in Afghanistan by inviting Taliban for a briefing

Peshawar, July 31 (NIA): The political situation in Afghanistan is getting more complicated with the Chinese inviting a top Taliban delegation to Beijing to brief them on the emerging trends in the troubled South Asian country. A delegation led by Abbas Stanekzai, head of the Taliban’s political office in Qatar, visited Beijing between July 18 and 22, a senior member...

Afghan troops foil Taliban plan to bomb girls’ school in Kabul

Troops of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) have foiled a planned suicide attack on a girls’ school in Kabul, Daily Outlook Afghanistan reported on Wednesday. NDS troops shot and wounded Bakhtullah, the would-be suicide bomber, in Khoshi district of the central Logar province. According to the NDS, Bakhtullah confessed to the plot during preliminary investigations. He reportedly said he...

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