The sixth edition of the Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan (RECCA), hosted by the Afghan government, kicked off in Kabul on Thursday.
In the last of a series of three meetings to examine the role of United Nations (UN) in Afghanistan, senior officials of the Afghan government, UN, and representatives of international donor community met in Kabul on Wednesday.
Former Taliban supremo Mullah Mohammad Omar, whose death was announced by the militant group recently, was sheltered by Pakistan’s intelligence agency, according to an email received by the former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during her tenure.
After the union cabinet in September 2012 gave its nod to the electronic national identity card (e-tazkira), the government of Afghanistan expressed its readiness to replace the old paper identity card with the new and technologically-advanced identity card.
Afghanistan has taken umbrage to the statement of Pakistani prime minister’s national security and foreign affairs advisor Sartaj Aziz that the Haqqani Network is now operating out of Afghanistan.
Taliban insurgents have reportedly killed three civilians in southern Helmand province after accusing them of spying for the government.
Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s national security and foreign affairs advisor Sartaj Aziz on Monday claimed that the Haqqani Network has been weakened in Pakistani army’s military offensive in North Waziristan.
Continuing their winning streak in the ongoing Asian Cricket Council Under-19 Premier League, Afghanistan on Tuesday routed Saudi Arabia by 8 wickets.
President Ashraf Ghani has called for jihad (holy war) against corruption, which he believes is a “cancerous lesion” that threatens the survival of state.
To acknowledge the recent achievements of Afghan national cricket team, the Australian Embassy in Kabul donated a cheque of 21,000 USD to the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Tuesday.