The Chaman-Spin Boldak border between Pakistan and Afghanistan has on Saturday been opened for trade on the directions of Prime Minister Imran Khan as dozens of trucks crossed over into Afghanistan.
A truck packed with explosives blew up near a court in the eastern Afghan city of Gardez on Thursday, killing at least five people, two days after gunmen attacked a maternity ward in the capital Kabul, killing women and newborn babies.
Washington’s Afghan peace envoy remained in Pakistan on Tuesday as part of efforts to find a negotiated end to Afghanistan’s 18 -year war, even though President Donald Trump hasn’t expressed
When the US signed the peace agreement with Afghan Taliban on February 29 in Doha, mutual recriminations were obviously brushed under the carpet but some of these must be remembered for historical record.
Kabul police spokesman Ferdaws Faramurz confirmed the attack, which has not been claimed by any group. The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan condemned the killings.
Afghans took to social media to express their boundless joy after a film about Afghan girls defying conservative resistance to take up skateboarding bagged the Oscar award for best documentary short at the Academy Awards.
Haibatullah Akhundzada urged Washington "not to waste" the opportunity offered by the deal to end America's longest war in a message released ahead of next week's Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
The war should come to an end in Afghanistan. Innocent people of Afghanistan have suffered a lot, millions have lost their lives. Every life is precious (“Taliban attack kills 12 Afghan security personnel at northern checkpoint,” June 17, Gulf Today website).
Pakistan’s famous actress and UN goodwill ambassador for Afghan refugees Mahira Khan raised her voice for the rights of displaced Afghan children.
After the recent release of over 80 hardcore Taliban prisoners, after the Loya Jirga assembled in Kabul gave the go-ahead for the release of the last of 400 Taliban prisoners, a temporary halt on the release of the remaining 320 prisoners is in effect,