Two persons were killed and 10 others sustained injures as a bicycle bomb struck Ghazni city on Wednesday.
But within months American officials were said to have picked up intelligence that Fahim was considering assassinating Karzai.
Improving the lives of ordinary Afghans was a key tenet of counterinsurgency.
To state that there is no legal cover for U.S. troops in Afghanistan beyond 2014 is not accurate.
The time for fighting is over; the Taliban must be brought to the table for talks.
The first combat drone strike took place in Afghanistan just weeks after 9/11 and the vast majority of drone strikes have taken place there.
More than 80 percent of the women in prisons are jailed for so-called "moral crimes," like leaving an abusive husband.
This wrecked and ruined country cannot be rebuilt by men alone. Women account for 50 per cent of the population.
The BSA, the election as well as the national reconciliation of Afghanistan will have a heavy influence on the country's future transition.
Radio Paighame Milli, which has been operating for 11 years, broadcasts a mixture of news, cultural and religious programming.
India is thinking of fulfilling at least some of Kabul’s wishes in order to maintain its strategic upper hand in Afghanistan, by providing military aid routed through Russia.
A decision on a final number of troops has been delayed while the Obama administration waited for Karzai to sign an agreement he negotiated late last year.
Patients spoke of clinics without medicine or electricity and selling personal objects to pay for treatments.
China is keen to invest in Afghan resource deposits worth as much as $1 trillion, based on U.S. Pentagon estimates.
Replying to a question, she said, all the partners of CASA-1000 Project have agreed for the project but it will take some time as it will be started after stabilisation of the situation in Afghanistan.
The majority of the IDPs have now been moved to the Sa’adat township, a site 35km west of Herat, where they are staying in houses owned by refugee returnees from Iran.
Some restaurants in Kabul have lost business after recent Taliban attacks