Almost 60 square kilometer land was successfully released from mines and explosive remnants of war through clearance operations in the 12 months up to March 2015, said a report by Mine Action Programme of Afghanistan (MAPA), released this week.
This week, the United Nations (UN) hosts its 70th general assembly, which will see more than 160 world leaders in attendance.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday designated 22 countries, including Afghanistan, as “major drug transit and illicit drug producing countries.”
To prevent illegal migrants from entering its territory, Hungary closed the main crossing point on its border with Serbia on Tuesday.
At least five civilians and one policeman were killed by the Taliban insurgents in southern Ghazni province early on Tuesday.
Afghanistan is all set to face Zimbabwe in a bilateral series in October this year. The itinerary of the tournament was announced by the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Tuesday.
Many religious scholars, tribal elders and civil society activists in southeastern province of Paktika called on the government and people of Afghanistan to accelerate efforts toward sustainable peace.
Illiteracy and poverty are obstructing women’s access to justice in Afghanistan, women’s rights activists said at an event in central Bamyan province.
The national unity government (NUG), which was established in September last year following a landmark power-sharing deal brokered by the U.S. government, has earned both bouquets and brickbats for its work over the past one year.
More than 100 women journalists, media professionals and filmmakers are expected to participate in the 36th International Association of Women in Radio and Television (IAWRT) biennial conference in New Delhi from September 15 to 18.