The border between Afghanistan and Iran should be a point of economic and security cooperation, President Ashraf Ghani said during his meeting with Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli on Thursday.
Ahead of the much-anticipated Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) in Kabul on Saturday, Afghan Women’s Network (AWN) has released a position paper outlining the challenges facing women in Afghanistan.
The second open dialogue between Afghan and German policymakers to discuss future cooperation on subnational governance was held in Kabul on Wednesday.
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.
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.
President Ashraf Ghani has called for jihad (holy war) against corruption, which he believes is a “cancerous lesion” that threatens the survival of state.