Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and his delegation met with President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul on Monday.
President Ghani has assigned the State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs to introduce Amrullah Saleh and Assadullah Khalid to the parliament.
The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Sunday announced initial results of the October 20-21 Wolesi Jirga elections from eastern Nangarhar province, according to a statement from IEC.
The Wakhan Corridor is the panhandle of Badakhshan Province in the far northeast of Afghanistan, a long (220 km) narrow (16-64 km) area wedged between Tajikistan to the north and Pakistan to the south.
According to the disaster mitigation agency, the tsunami was because of an underwater landslide caused by a volcanic eruption.
A gunbattle between Indian troops and Kashmiri rebels early Saturday left six militants dead and triggered a new round of anti-India protests in the disputed Himalayan region.
The pullout of US troops training and advising local forces would have no adverse effect on the security situation in Afghanistan, Presidential spokesman Haroon Chakhansuri said on Friday.
The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Saturday formally launched the candidate registration process for next year’s presidential vote.
Mohib says no other country or individual has the right or the authority to discuss new governance formulas or structures for Afghanistan.
The U.S. special peace envoy for Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad, says he had "productive" meetings in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) this week as part of efforts to encourage negotiations between the Taliban and Kabul to end the 17-year war in the South-Asian country.
The Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistani Military Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa met with the U.S. Special Advisor for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad.
Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani on Monday held talks with Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa in Qatar where the emir appreciated Pakistan’s role for Afghan stability, Pakistani media reported on Tuesday.
The Taliban say ongoing bilateral “serious discussions” with the United States are entirely focused on the withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan and reports to the contrary are “propaganda.”
Umer Daudzai says the Afghan peace requires consensus in national, international and regional levels.
Afghanistan has emerged as the deadliest country for journalists worldwide, says a report from Reporters Without Borders (RSF).
President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met with the defense minister of Italy Elisabetta Trenta in ARG Presidential Palace to discuss bilateral relations between the two countries and other issues including the equipping of the Afghan armed forces.
Foreign ministers of Afghanistan, Pakistan and China met in Kabul on Saturday to continue their efforts on “building political mutual trust and support reconciliation, development cooperation and connectivity, security cooperation and counter-terrorism”.
The United States on Saturday said it welcomed any actions by the Pakistani government to promote greater cooperation in South Asia, including fostering negotiations between the Taliban, Kabul and other Afghans.
The Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan (IEC) on Monday announced the initial election results for Badakhshan, Logar, Paktika, Faryab, and Balkh provinces of Afghanistan.
Four people were killed after a suicide bomber targeted security forces convoy in the Paghman district of Kabul province on Tuesday morning, officials said.