Thu, 24 Sep 2020

Afghanistan Sun

Section

India highlights cross-border terrorism, connectivity at SAARC meet

New Delhi [India], September 24 (ANI): India took up the issue of cross-border terrorism in the informal meeting of SAARC ...


13 terrorists killed in Afghanistan's eastern Logar province

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 24 (ANI/Xinhua): A total of 13 terrorists have been confirmed dead as government forces launched an operation ...


Ghani Urges World To Support Peace In Afghanistan In Speech To UN

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has urged the world to help his country achieve peace amid talks with the Taliban aimed ...


4.2 magnitude earthquake jolts Kabul

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 24 (ANI): An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 jolted north-northeast of Kabul in Afghanistan on Thursday morning, the ...


Tajikistan: Secret Chinese base becomes slightly less secret

The presence of a Chinese military outpost in Tajikistan is a secret so open at this point that even Tajik ...


Pashtuns hold protest against Pak Army at UNHRC

Geneva [Switzerland], September 22 (ANI): Despite COVID-19 restrictions, Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) Europe organised a protest in front of UNHRC ...


Two Pakistani Soldiers Killed Near Afghan Border

At least two Pakistani soldiers were killed in the northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan on September 20,according to a statement ...


Report Warns COVID-19 Pushing World's Poorest Into Downward Spiral

GENEVA - New research by the Norwegian Refugee Council finds the economic impact of COVID-19 is pushing refugees and displaced ...


US Unprecedentedly Isolated at UNSC: Iranian Spokesman

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The spokesperson for the Iranian government highlighted the country's victory over the US after the UN Security ...


Global Days of Listening and Innovation in Education 2020

Noted entertainer and founder of an effective method of communicating, Alan Alda is quoted as saying, "Listening is being able ...


Xinhua world news summary at 1030 GMT, Sept. 24

FAIZABAD, Afghanistan -- Three members of a family were killed and three others wounded in a Taliban ambush in northeastern ...


International

Section

One of New York's finest accused of spying for China

NEW YORK, New York - An ethnic Tibetan New York City police officer and U.S. Army reservist was unmasked this ...

Why Biden should not pick Michele Flournoy as defense secretary

If the Democrats manage to push Joe Biden over the finish line in November's election, he will find himself presiding ...

Life could be habitable underground on Mars, scientsts say

MASSACHUSETTS, September 23 (ANI): Recent science missions and results are bringing the search for a life closer to home, and ...

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani slams U.S. at UN General Assembly

NEW YORK, New York - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani used the killing of American African George Floyd under US police ...

Frantic efforts to rescue whales trapped on sandbars off Australia

PanARMENIAN.Net - Rescuers were scrambling on Tuesday, September 22 to save 270 whales stranded off the coast of the Australian ...

Earth-sized planet discovered by scientists at Massachusetts institute

CAMBRIDGE, UK - Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), along with others, have discovered an Earth-sized "Pi Planet" ...

Business

Section

Asian markets follow Wall Street footprint, shares fall

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - It was all red ink in Asia on Thursday as all the major indices declined.In Tokyo, ...

China to enhance corporate governance of listed companies

An employee arranges products to be exported to Russia at a food processing company in Suifenhe, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, ...

U.S. stocks shake-out, Nasdaq Composite drops more than 3%

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks closed sharply lower in the United States on Wednesday, with the Dow Jones plunging ...

'Anti-farmer' legislation in India triggers nationwide protests

Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], September 23 (ANI): Several farmers and Congress workers held a 'tractor protest' at Mullanpur Dakha in Ludhiana, ...

Coprom: Long-term inflation expectations in Brazil remain anchored

BRASILIA, Brazil, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- The Central Bank of Brazil's Monetary Policy Committee (Copom) on Tuesday warned of short-term ...

Watch latest videos

News RELEASES

Publish news of your business, community or sports group, personnel appointments, major event and more by submitting a news release to Afghanistan Sun.

More Information
27
Fair in Kabul

Central Asia

Section
Uzbekistan turns to its massive gold reserves for economic relief

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - Uzbekistan is turning to its massive gold reserves to help fight its way out of an economic ...


India highlights cross-border terrorism, connectivity at SAARC meet

New Delhi [India], September 24 (ANI): India took up the issue of cross-border terrorism in the informal meeting of SAARC ...


Ghani Urges World To Support Peace In Afghanistan In Speech To UN

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has urged the world to help his country achieve peace amid talks with the Taliban aimed ...


4.2 magnitude earthquake jolts Kabul

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 24 (ANI): An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 jolted north-northeast of Kabul in Afghanistan on Thursday morning, the ...


No. 2 seed Tsitsipas cruises in Hamburg opener

Second-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece cruised to a 6-3, 6-1 win against Great Britain's Daniel Evans in the first round ...


Almost 92 pct of COVID-19 patients in Kyrgyzstan recovered

A visitor wearing a face mask admires artist Emil Nasritdinov's paintings during an exhibition at Dubovy Park gallery in Bishkek, ...


Movie Review

Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

Afghanistan Sun Wire

Section

Scroll down for more