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.
The government of Afghanistan has urged Afghan families not to allow their children to migrate to European countries because of numerous hardships they have to endure.
A large group of Taliban insurgents stormed a prison in central-eastern Ghazni province early on Monday, according to local officials.