Afghan schoolgirls walk home from school during heavy rain in Kabul. Agence France-Presse
Two United States service members were killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan on Wednesday, the US military said in a statement.
A roadside bombing in eastern Afghanistan killed at least 10 civilians on Tuesday morning, including women and children, while explosives attached to a bicycle detonated near a police vehicle in a northern province
Five Afghans were killed and a Japanese aid worker wounded on Wednesday in an attack in Jalalabad city in the eastern province of Nangarhar, officials said. The attack comes as humanitarian groups remain on high alert
President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message of congratulations to His Highness Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Emir of Kuwait, on the third anniversary of his accession to power.
The new prices, which include 5 per cent VAT, will take effect from Sunday, October 1. Super 98 petrol will cost Dhs3.44 a litre, compared to Dhs3.42 a litre in September, an increase of 2 fils, while Special 95 will cost Dh3.33 a litre, compared to Dh3.31 a litre in September, an increase of 2 fils.
According to the Election Commission, a total of over 282,000 people are eligible to participate in the voting to choose the island nation's new president with a five-year term.
The symposium in in historic city Ghent will feature urologist Peter Wiklund of Mount Sinai Hospital, US; Dr Rajesh K Ahlawat, Medanta The Medicity; Dr Rajeev Kumar, AIIMS; and Profofessor Francesco Porpiglia of San Luigi Gonzaga Hospital, Italy.