Ahead of Afghanistan’s crucial World Cup 2018 qualifying match against Asian giants Japan, star midfielder Faysal Shayesteh says his team has nothing to lose.
In a significant development, President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday approved seven recommendations of the electoral reforms commission (ERC) and asked the commission to do more research on legal, technical and practical aspects of other set of recommendations.
Much of the 950 million USD the U.S. government had allocated for assisting Afghan refugees and returnees has been squandered, according to the U.S. corruption watchdog body.
Afghanistan football team is all set to face Japan in an important World Cup qualifier match at Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on Tuesday.
Afghanistan will again have the chance to participate in the Asia Cup 2016 after it was announced that one ICC Associate team will get the opportunity to take part in the main draw of the tournament.
Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to end blame games against each other and work to restore trust, Pakistani prime minister’s foreign affairs advisor said.
At least 14 Taliban insurgents were killed and 23 injured in clashes with security forces in eastern Kunar province late on Saturday, local officials said.
The tragic death of three-year-old Syrian boy Aylan Kurdi who drowned while trying to reach Europe has brought into focus the disturbing plight of refugees around the world.
At least 13 bus passengers were killed by a group of unidentified gunmen in northern Balkh province on Saturday, according to reports.