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Pak-Turkey-Afghan sides discuss regional situation
19 Mar 2014 15:06

Pak-Turkey-Afghan sides discuss regional situation

The three sides discussed the possibilities of enhanced collaboration in the areas of economy, trade, energy and infrastructure.

 
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.

 
Afghanistan
17 Mar 2014 19:09

Afghanistan's dried fruit market regains strength

With exports reportedly up in 2013, it looks as though Afghanistan might be on track to regain some of the ground lost.

 
Afghan Presidential Candidates Raise Vote-Fraud Fears
17 Mar 2014 18:51

Afghan Presidential Candidates Raise Vote-Fraud Fears

All the main candidates say they want to sign a security agreement with the U.S.—which Mr. Karzai has blocked—that would allow some American forces to remain after December.

 
Speaker of Parliament of Kazakhstan holds meetings with Speakers of Afghanistan, Pakistan
17 Mar 2014 18:44

Speaker of Parliament of Kazakhstan holds meetings with Speakers of Afghanistan, Pakistan

Mr Abdul Rauf Ibrahim expressed his gratitude to the Kazakh people and President Nazarbayev for great support in trade, economic, social, humanitarian spheres, construction and health care industries as well.

 
UK nears end of Afghanistan pullout
17 Mar 2014 11:32

UK nears end of Afghanistan pullout

Only 4000 troops currently remain in the country.

 
Kabul Residents Angry Over Flooding Roads
17 Mar 2014 11:27

Kabul Residents Angry Over Flooding Roads

Experts have said that the lack of drainage around the capital in fact causes more than just a hassle for residents, it also contributes to the deterioration of the roads.

 
Afghan FM on official visit to Georgia
17 Mar 2014 11:20

Afghan FM on official visit to Georgia

Furthermore, Osmani will meet with the Georgian president, Georgian prime minister and Defense Minister during the visit.

 
5 rockets fired from Afghanistan land in NWA
17 Mar 2014 11:00

5 rockets fired from Afghanistan land in NWA

Meanwhile, the political administration of North Waziristan imposed curfew in North Waziristan for an indefinite period.

 
Army Corporal: Afghanistan is
17 Mar 2014 10:28

Army Corporal: Afghanistan is 'much more secure'

Lashka Gah, was once the headquarters of Task Force Helmand. The final move comes as the Ministry of Defence announced the closure of three important bases in Helmand province over the last month.

 
Taliban violence threatens Afghan elections: HRW
16 Mar 2014 19:41

Taliban violence threatens Afghan elections: HRW

Taliban tactics of terror and intimidation only expose their fear of the ballot box and the Afghan people’s right to choose their next government.

 
Bangladesh beat Afghanistan by nine wickets
16 Mar 2014 19:24

Bangladesh beat Afghanistan by nine wickets

Earlier, Afghanistan had a disastrous start when opener Mohammad Shahzad (۰) was dismissed on the very first ball of the innings by pacer Mashrafe Mortaza.

 
Gen. Abdul Rahim Wardak Withdraws From Election Race
16 Mar 2014 19:04

Gen. Abdul Rahim Wardak Withdraws From Election Race

This is the second candidate who has withdrawn from the race.

 
Pakistan, Afghanistan to jointly eradicate polio
16 Mar 2014 15:02

Pakistan, Afghanistan to jointly eradicate polio

By now this year, Pakistan has recorded 27 new polio cases and Afghanistan three.

 
Malaysia Says Jet
16 Mar 2014 14:53

Malaysia Says Jet's Disappearance 'Deliberate'

Malaysia has not been the target of any notable terror attacks, but analysts say it is home to several individuals alleged to be operatives of militant Islamic groups such as the Al-Qaeda linked Jemaah Islamiyah.

 
Afghanistan doesn’t need US troops: Karzai
16 Mar 2014 14:43

Afghanistan doesn’t need US troops: Karzai

Relations between Karzai and the United States have been on a downward spiral since his re-election in 2009, in which the United States and several other countries charged widespread fraud.

 
First Afghan Guide To Fruit Cultivation Expected to Spur Growth
16 Mar 2014 14:20

First Afghan Guide To Fruit Cultivation Expected to Spur Growth

The EU has pledged to support Afghan agriculture through 2020.

 
Senate Message On The Occasion of 35th Anniversary of Herat Citizens Uprising Against The Communist Regime
16 Mar 2014 13:23

Senate Message On The Occasion of 35th Anniversary of Herat Citizens Uprising Against The Communist Regime

35 years ago, the uprising of Herat people took place at a time that our people is Islamic, religious, political, social and security values were jeopardized and threatened by the then communist rule.

 
Last Canadian soldiers from Afghanistan in Cyprus
16 Mar 2014 13:19

Last Canadian soldiers from Afghanistan in Cyprus

Canada has ended its 12-year mission in Afghanistan.

 
Dr. Zakhailwal Attends Conference On Germany’s New Strategy On Afghanistan
16 Mar 2014 13:03

Dr. Zakhailwal Attends Conference On Germany’s New Strategy On Afghanistan

Finance Ministry press office stated, before attending the conference, Dr. Zakhilwal held meeting with Dr. Gird Muller the German Minister for Economic and Development Cooperation and exchanged views on bilateral cooperation.