Russia is ready to join stuttering peace talks on Afghanistan if interests of all parties taking part in them are respected, including Afghanistan itself, Interfax news agency cited Russian envoy on... More
There was an angry reaction in Afghanistan to news that the first female fixed-wing pilot in the country's air force was requesting asylum in the United States after completing an 18-month... More
Another battle in Afghanistan seems to have surfaced between the Supreme Court and the government as the apex court has endorsed the move of the Wolesi Jirga, the lower house of... More
Amid Russian initiative to host a meeting with China and Pakistan to discuss Afghanistan, the UN sanction committee on Monday urged the Security Council to toughen sanctions against the Taliban. The... More
India sounded a warning on Thursday to countries like Russia and Iran, which appear to be trying to change the ground situation in Afghanistan by engaging Taliban politically.
In a response, MEA... More
The US Agency for International Development (USAID) Afghan Civic Engagement Program (ACEP)-facilitated Framework for Cooperation Conference kicked off in capital Kabul on Wednesday.
Over 400 civil society, media and government representatives from... More
The government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has made great sacrifices within almost a decade to bring the Taliban to negotiating table on peace. Besides the establishment of High Peace Council... More
The government of Kabul urged regional and neighboring countries to consider the principles of government-to-government relations and warned against backing groups that continue to destabilize the country.
A foreign ministry statement said:... More
Afghan Ministry of Finance (MoF) on Monday called on MPs to approve the 2017 draft budget by the deadline, which is in a week, but there are indications that the lawmakers... More
Pentagon chief Ashton Carter sought to reaffirm US commitment to Afghanistan on Friday, as uncertainty lingers over President-elect Donald Trump´s strategy on America´s longest war in the face of a resilient... More
American officials in Afghanistan are increasingly worried about the deepening ties between Russia and Taliban, the force fighting to topple the government in Kabul. The nexus could complicate an already precarious... More
Over a million young Afghan male and female youths are drug addicts. Those who are suffering from addiction in some way escalate violence within their families and affects women and children,... More
The “Heart of Asia” conference in Amritsar India ended on a highly ambitious note. The conference, however, did not dispense with the South Asian blame-game and the countries carried on the... More
The US military in Afghanistan is increasingly trying to control public information about the war. This in turn resulting in strained relations with western organizations as they offering different versions of... More
With the US president-elect Donald Trump making hardly any reference in his election campaign to the US’ longest fought war, the question of the policy that he would follow has acquired... More
AMRITSAR: Russia on Sunday lauded Pakistan's stance at the Heart of Asia conference and said the agenda of the conference has not been hijacked.
Addressing the Heart of Asia Conference in Amritsar... More
One million people in Afghanistan were internally displaced and nearly half of them were ousted by conflict as of November 2016, reported WFP and UNOCHA.
The reports say, for the first time,... More
Afghanistan may seek additional military assistance from India in battling a relentless Taliban insurgency, a New Delhi-based newspaper reported on Wednesday.
President Ashraf Ghani is expected to present Prime Minister Narendra Modi... More
The Afghan Taliban offered to protect major government projects. The offer was made at a time when the forces of the Kabul government is fighting against Taliban to regain control of... More
All sorts of conflicting regional initiatives are being taken in Afghanistan in the name of establishing peace and stability. India’s Amritsar is set to host the sixth Heart of Asia (HoA)... More
There is a major risk of democracy - rightly noted the American political commentator Henry Olsen. Unpredictable popular leaders can mobilize the population through fiery rhetoric. However, once in power, the... More