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National Coach to Scout for Players from 2013 Afghan Premier League

Afghanistan’s national football team coach on Saturday said that the best players of the upcoming 2013 Afghan Premier League will be selected to play in next year’s AFC Challenge Cup. Yousuf Kargar said that with the Afghan Premiere League (APL)

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Afghan students protest against Kankor exam results

Hundreds of students took to the streets of Kabul protesting against Kankor exam results that were recently released. Kankor exam is the nationwide tertiary entrance exam. The protesters alleged that the results were fraudulent and urged the government to appoint

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Radio station lives through director’s legacy

On the outskirts of a medium-sized town in Orgun district of Paktika stands a 200-foot symbol of freedom.  The symbol is not a statue or a memorial in the traditional sense.  To some who knew Saadim Khan, it is a memorial to

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Iran turns to its car industry to make up for its losses from the sanctions

Seems like Iran is not threatened by the sanctions that have crippled its oil industry, as the country is looking for other alternative sectors to revive its economy. Iran is now turning to its automotive industry to make up for

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Afghanistan’s central bank sells US dollars to Afghan money exchangers

Afghanistan’s Central Bank, Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB), sold USD 27,500,000 to Afghan money exchangers on 09 March 2013, reported Sarai Shahzada. The dollar was sold at a rate of between 53.80 and 53.83. Sarai Shahzada is Afghanistan’s largest and historical

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President Karzai seeks citizens’ participation in making Afghanistan green

Ahead of the arrival of the new spring season, President Hamid Karzai asked citizens to focus on the growth of vegetables, orchards, forests and agricultural lands. He urged the citizens and farmers to make more efforts in keeping Afghanistan green

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Afghan woman receives the Woman of Courage Award

US First Lady Michelle Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry presented the esteemed International Women of Courage Award to Second Lieutenant Malalai Bahaduri, the First Sergeant in the Counter Narcotics Police of Afghanistan’s National Interdiction Unit (NIU). Ms. Bahaduri

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