The anomalies in the 2018 election calls for making structural as well as organizational changes in both the commissions. While collections of the anomalies from the 2018 elections being still fresh, marching to presidential election without goal oriented and futuristic reforms, will result in disaster ...
Three Afghan banks have applied for opening representative offices in the southeastern Iranian port of Chabahar, a senior official at Chabahar Free Trade Zone Organization said on Thursday.
The Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan (IEC) has announced the final parliamentary election results for Farah, Faryab, Nuristan, Khost, and Badakhshan provinces.
Former American ambassador to Afghanistan, Ryan Crocker has likened the recent US-Taliban talks to those between Washington and Vietnam, in 1973, and said “we were just negotiating the terms of our surrender.”
The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said the alliance will continue to stay with the United States in Afghanistan.
Amid stepped-up efforts for ending the 18-year conflict, Italian troops may be withdrawn from Afghanistan within a year, says a media report.
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s special envoy for Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov arrived in Pakistan on a two-day visit on Tuesday.
Foreign Ministers of Russia-India-China or RIC are expected to meet in near future in China to take stock of current fluidity in geo-politics including situation in Afghanistan in the backdrop of US decision to withdraw troops and efforts to enter into a deal with Taliban.
The U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad with with President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Sunday evening and shared the details of U.S. talks with Taliban political leaders in Qatar.
Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Sunday said last week’s talks between the United States and the Taliban was a "major diplomatic victory".
Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has welcomed the progress in peace talks between the U.S. officials and the Taliban representatives in Doha, the capital of Qatar, his office said in a statement on Sunday.
The United States has made significant progress in its peace talks with the Taliban, a top Trump Administration envoy entrusted with the dialogue has said.
Taliban officials and Western diplomats said Thursday that an agreement was imminent. They said that the two sides were finalizing a deal in which the Taliban would renounce ties to international terrorist groups and pledge that Afghanistan would not be used as a launching ground for attacks on the ...
Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah who is at World Economic Forum in Davos, says the dismissal of his second deputy Mohammad Mohqiq by the president is a “disrespect” to the political agreement which upon the National Unity Government was formed after rigged 2014 presidential elections.
Sources familiar with Doha talks said that on the fifth day of the US-Taliban talks in Qatar on Friday, US officials have accepted that their troops will withdraw from Afghanistan.
US president Donald Trump should not see Afghanistan through the prism of Iraq, Libya and Syria, because in the Middle East, the US was either weak or had no political and moral grounds for intervention unlike Afghanistan. The reaction to haphazard withdrawal and not fulfilling its commitment might ...
The United States has assured Afghanistan’s government that any US troop pullout would not affect the combat abilities of remaining forces, Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah said on Wednesday.
In an ideal situation, a cooperative relationship between Pakistan, India and Afghanistan could have tremendously benefitted the entire landmass of South Asia, Central Asia and the Middle East. Unfortunately, mutual suspicions and mistrust have negatively impacted not only the overall security paradigm ...
President Ashraf Ghani left Kabul for Switzerland on Wednesday morning to participate at Davos world economic forum (WEF), the presidential palace (ARG) said in a statement.
The Afghan intelligence claims that the main mastermind of a deadly attack on a security base in central Maidan Wardak province has been killed in an operation.