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.
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.
At least 77 insurgents were killed and 71 others injured in military operations across the country over the past 48 hours, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said in a statement on Saturday.
The much-anticipated Senior Officials Meeting (SOM), which is a follow-up to the 2014 London Conference and 2012 Tokyo Conference, kicked off in Kabul late on Friday.
At least 14 civilians were injured in a powerful suicide attack in central Logar province early on Saturday, according to reports.