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Bicycle bomb kills 2 Afghans, wounds 10
19 Mar 2014 14:50

Bicycle bomb kills 2 Afghans, wounds 10

Two persons were killed and 10 others sustained injures as a bicycle bomb struck Ghazni city on Wednesday.

 
Fahim played a generally positive role
16 Mar 2014 12:33

To unite Tajiks and Pashtuns in the multi-ethnic government

Fahim played a generally positive role

But within months American officials were said to have picked up intelligence that Fahim was considering assassinating Karzai.

 
Afghanistan not all chaos and uncertainty
13 Mar 2014 10:24

Afghanistan not all chaos and uncertainty

Improving the lives of ordinary Afghans was a key tenet of counterinsurgency.

 
Existing Afghan deal would cover US post-2014
12 Mar 2014 11:08

Existing Afghan deal would cover US post-2014

To state that there is no legal cover for U.S. troops in Afghanistan beyond 2014 is not accurate.

 
The Dream of Peace in Afghanistan
11 Mar 2014 12:35

The Dream of Peace in Afghanistan

The time for fighting is over; the Taliban must be brought to the table for talks.

 
Pausing at the crossroads – drones in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Africa
9 Mar 2014 13:44

Pausing at the crossroads – drones in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Africa

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.

 
Why Washington doesn’t want to leave South Asia
9 Mar 2014 11:01

The Afghan Ballet:

Why Washington doesn’t want to leave South Asia

The less Karzai complied, the more Obama administration and Pentagon officials betrayed an overwhelming need to stay.

 
Frustration in Afghan womans rights struggle
8 Mar 2014 14:26

Frustration in Afghan womans rights struggle

More than 80 percent of the women in prisons are jailed for so-called "moral crimes," like leaving an abusive husband.

 
Competition or Cooperation in Afghanistan?
8 Mar 2014 10:16

India and Pakistan:

Competition or Cooperation in Afghanistan?

Afghanistan is the site of an intensifying Indo-Pakistan proxy war are common.

 
Female schooling success in Southeast Afghan province
6 Mar 2014 18:21

Female schooling success in Southeast Afghan province

This wrecked and ruined country cannot be rebuilt by men alone. Women account for 50 per cent of the population.

 
A pivotal year for Afghanistan
6 Mar 2014 10:49

A pivotal year for Afghanistan

The BSA, the election as well as the national reconciliation of Afghanistan will have a heavy influence on the country's future transition.

 
Afghan broadcaster says U.S. soldiers abused him
2 Mar 2014 11:54

Afghan broadcaster says U.S. soldiers abused him

Radio Paighame Milli, which has been operating for 11 years, broadcasts a mixture of news, cultural and religious programming.

 
From Delhi to Kabul, Via Moscow
1 Mar 2014 18:56

From Delhi to Kabul, Via Moscow

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.

 
Al-Qaida plots comeback in Afghanistan
1 Mar 2014 12:14

Officials:

Al-Qaida plots comeback in Afghanistan

Al-Qaida is not weakened enough yet, and U.S. officials have testified that the inexperienced Afghan forces aren’t ready to take over the task unaided.

 
‘Zero Option’ could add up to Afghan civil war, Pakistan official warns
26 Feb 2014 10:06

‘Zero Option’ could add up to Afghan civil war, Pakistan official warns

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.

 
Huge gaps in Afghanistan
25 Feb 2014 17:43

Huge gaps in Afghanistan's healthcare system

Patients spoke of clinics without medicine or electricity and selling personal objects to pay for treatments.

 
Top official says Chinese security depends on Afghan stability
22 Feb 2014 17:34

Top official says Chinese security depends on Afghan stability

China is keen to invest in Afghan resource deposits worth as much as $1 trillion, based on U.S. Pentagon estimates.

 
Pakistan reiterates support to Afghan peace process
20 Feb 2014 16:55

Pakistan reiterates support to Afghan peace process

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.

 
New solutions for Afghanistan’s protracted IDPs
20 Feb 2014 16:12

New solutions for Afghanistan’s protracted IDPs

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.

 
Afghan notebook: Struggling restaurants
18 Feb 2014 12:23

Afghan notebook: Struggling restaurants

Some restaurants in Kabul have lost business after recent Taliban attacks