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  • Adhere to Covid-19 precautions during Eid: Health experts

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Health experts urge all citizens of the country to strictly follow health guidelines during Eid-ul-Fitr holidays and avoid unnecessary movements in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Muslims around the world, including Afghans, every year celebrate EidulFitr and EdulAdha and after the Eid prayers, they hug and…

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  • Covid-19 response workers without salaries for months

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Workers of a number of Covid-19 response hospitals are complaining about not receiving their salaries for months and have warned to leave their jobs during the third wave of the virus if their problem is not resolved. Pajhwok Afghan News interviewed a number of Covid-19 response workers in…

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  • It’s true Danish lambasts HCNR peace plan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Reports that Second Vice President Sarwar Danish has termed the peace plan prepared by the High Council for National Reconciliation (HCNR) as an insult to the Presidential Palace proposal are true. Danish on his facebook page termed the HCNR peace plan as weak and exclusive and said the…

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  • Taliban reject Peshawar meeting, confirm Ramadan fighting

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Taliban have rejected their leadership held a meeting in Peshawar, the capital of northwestern Khyber Pakhtun Khwa province of Pakistan, but acknowledged saying the fight has more reward during Ramazan. Claim: Hasht-e-Subh Newspaper reported that the Taliban in response to people’s demand for ceasefire in Ramadan said.…

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  • Corona vaccine highly safe, has no side effects

    KABUL (Pajhwok): After introduction of the coronavirus vaccine in the country, a number of Facebook users and doctors said the use of the vaccine was dangerous and could lead to worsening health conditions and even death. However, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), rejecting the allegations, said that the vaccine…

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  • Covid-19 is real not flue or government propaganda

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Afghans still believe coronavirus is flue and think the government has introduced the infection in a dangerous way, but experts say coronavirus is not flue and is a reality. In Afghanistan, the first positive coronavirus case was registered in late February this year and since then 51,360…

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  • Agreement reached on procedure for peace talks

    KABUL (Pajhwok): An agreement between the Afghan government and the Taliban negotiating teams reached on ‘Procedural Rules’ on Wednesday and a joint statement in this regard will be announced today, Spokesperson of the Government Negotiating team Nader Nadery said. Nadery told Pajhwok Afghan News that agreement included the preamble and…

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  • ‘IEC members agree on election result announcement’

    ‘IEC members agree on election result announcement’

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Independent Election Commission (IEC) members on Thursday agreed over a resolution to announce the preliminary result of presidential election, but the resolution is yet to be signed by the Commissioners, a source said. The IEC official, who declined to be identified, told Pajhwok Afghan News the IEC members…

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  • UNAMA seeks legal action against IEC commissioner Abdullah

    UNAMA seeks legal action against IEC commissioner Abdullah

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has filed a complaint against what it called ‘inappropriate behavior’ of Independent Election Commission (IEC) commissioner Maulana Abdullah with an employee and demanded legal action against him. A letter from UNAMA received by Pajhwok Afghan News says UN Secretary-General’s Special…

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  • Dermalog informs IEC about invalid, quarantined votes

    Dermalog informs IEC about invalid, quarantined votes

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Germany-based Dermalog Company has shared information regarding over 137,000 quarantined votes and about 86,000 invalidated voters with the Independent Election Commission (IEC) and hopes their explanation will satisfy the election body. Results Server and Biometric Data Checks: The IEC through a letter on November 3 had asked…

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