A young boy and a girl who were alleged to have illicit sexual relationship were given 100 lashes each in central Ghor province on Monday, local official said.
A new public library with more than 5,000 books was inaugurated in Khan Abad district of northern Kunduz province on Monday.
First vice president Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum has asked Russia to help Afghan security forces with military equipment, including aircrafts.
At least seven civilians were killed and three others were injured in a powerful explosion in Dih Yak district of southern Ghazni province early on Tuesday.
The US Agency for International Development (USAID) on Sunday announced 75 million USD to support children’s education in rural areas of Afghanistan through its new community-based education program.
Ahead of the much-anticipated Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan (RECCA) in Kabul on September 3-4 and Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) on September 5, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on foreign donors to press the Afghan government to address human rights issues.
The first draft of recommendations made by the newly-instituted Electoral Reforms Commission (IRC) was presented by the IRC head Shah Sultan Akifi to Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Sunday.
Susan Rice, the U.S. national security advisor, on Sunday told Pakistan that attacks in Afghanistan by Pakistan-based terrorist groups are “absolutely unacceptable”.
To mark the 100 years of friendship between Afghanistan and Germany, an impressive function was held at the presidential palace in Kabul on Sunday.
The top officials of the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) held a meeting with Anurag Thakur, the secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) this week.