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A concocted mandate “Afghan Disputed Presidential Polls”

A concocted mandate “Afghan Disputed Presidential Polls”

By Dr. Hussain Yasa The provisional results which the Afghan Election Commission announced for the presidential election run-off are so implausible that any attempt to make them stick will undermine the political system which the world has worked hard to build up in Afghanistan over the past decade. The Commission claims a turn-out of 7.9 […]

Worst of the Worst’: Who Did U.S. Release From Gitmo for Bergdahl?

BY FOX NEWS INSIDER Watch the latest video at video.insider.foxnews.com After the release this weekend of a U.S. soldier held captive by the Taliban for five years, questions are now being raised about the five terrorists released from Guantanamo Bay in the prisoner swap. Former CIA operative Gary Berntsen joined Steve Doocy this morning to […]

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Poets discover Hazara while NATO fails to protect them from terrorists

The works of one hundred twenty five internationally recognized poets from sixty-eight countries have been published in a 600 page multilingual anthology and collaborative poem. Titled Poems for the Hazara, it’s subject is the plight of the Hazara, one of the most persecuted political/ethnic groups in the world. The Hazara have suffered repeated acts of […]

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Afghanistan- Karzai Keeps His Word

By Dr. Hussain Yasa On Saturday, January 25, 2014 President Karzai announced in two different events in Kabul that he would not sign the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the United States unless they met his preconditions. Keeping up his anti American rhetoric, he declared that Bagram had become a production line turning out Taliban. […]

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Besmellah Taban Future president of Afghanistan

I will run for President of Afghanistan in 2029,” says Besmellah Taban, a 26-year-old philosophy student from Ghazni currently studying for an MA in Criminology in Kazakhstan. Taban already has a slogan, ‘Boldness and Hope’, and even policies. “I have the right to vote and run for office. When I become president, I plan to […]

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Afghanistan: the quest for security

by Rohallah Haidar Many nations can only dream of a bilateral accord with the first ever true global power let alone having the privilege of signing one; be it economic, strategic, or more importantly security. In modern day community of nations, if there was any one nation that needed a bilateral security pact with America […]

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Arming the Taliban? Whatever floats your gunboat

November 19, 2013     Blunt Instrument John Birmingham tells stories. Most of them true. Twitter   Dateline. Canberra. The Abbott Government announced today it had offered the Taliban a squadron of helicopter gunships to interdict the movement of Hazara refugees out of Afghanistan. Buoyed by the Sri Lankan government’s enthusiastic receipt of two gunboats […]

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Swiss: Inaugural Exhibition of the Hazara Artist Mohsen Taasha Wahidi

There are three major rivers in Mohsen Taasha Wahidi’s life: the Kabul, which gives its name to his hometown, The Meno, which bathes the strip of land around Kassel (Germany) where it was held his most important exhibition, dOCUMENTA13, and Ticino. The latest is the river that gives its name to the canton in which […]

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Afghan minister grilled over migrant rights

Afghans protest in front of parliament as Refugees and Repatriation minister questioned by parliament over corruption.   Ali M Latifi Last updated: 09 Nov 2013 21:15 Kabul, Afghanistan – Afghanistan’s Minister of Refugees and Repatriation, Jamaher Anwari, has appeared before the nation’s parliament to address allegations of widespread corruption within the ministry. Anwari survived a […]

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Amazing story of survival

  Mohammad Reza Froogh has been through a lot more than most other 19-year-olds in his short life so far. From being shot at by the Taliban, doing time in a Bali jail and then escaping, to being rescued from a sinking boat, the Naracoorte resident’s story is nothing short of amazing. An Afghanistani refugee, […]

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