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Pakistan to resume Taliban peace talks
5 Mar 2014 14:43

sources:

Pakistan to resume Taliban peace talks

The government committee will ask about the recent attacks, particularly the one in Islamabad, and they will also talk about how to make the ceasefire effective.

 
Rival Says Karzai Brother to Withdraw From Afghan Presidential Race
5 Mar 2014 13:52

Rival Says Karzai Brother to Withdraw From Afghan Presidential Race

Zalmay Rassoul and Karzai were planning an alliance and would join forces soon.

 
Pentagon wants to keep war chest despite Afghan exit
5 Mar 2014 13:13

Pentagon wants to keep war chest despite Afghan exit

A small contingent of up to 10,000 troops in the country beyond 2014—if the Afghan government signs a bilateral security agreement.

 
Afghan President on a state visit to Sri Lanka
5 Mar 2014 12:58

Afghan President on a state visit to Sri Lanka

Cooperation in training of Afghan nurses in Sri Lanka, Education and Sports are due to be signed during the visit.

 
President Berdimuhamedov, Afghan Foreign Minister discuss construction of Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Tajikistan railway
5 Mar 2014 12:47

President Berdimuhamedov, Afghan Foreign Minister discuss construction of Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Tajikistan railway

Afghan people appreciate constant assistance and support provided by Turkmenistan in socioeconomic revival of Afghanistan.

 
Pentagon wants to keep war chest despite Afghan exit
5 Mar 2014 10:30

Pentagon wants to keep war chest despite Afghan exit

About 33,700 U.S. troops remain in Afghanistan and the bulk of the force is due to depart.

 
Us military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,176
5 Mar 2014 10:13

Us military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,176

At least 1,796 military service members have died and 19,665 U.S. service members have been wounded in Afghanistan.

 
India and Pakistan ramp up aid as they jostle for influence in Kabul
4 Mar 2014 19:46

India and Pakistan ramp up aid as they jostle for influence in Kabul

India is our friend. But Pakistan is our twin.

 
NATO convoy attacked in northwest Pakistan
4 Mar 2014 19:44

NATO convoy attacked in northwest Pakistan

The four containers were on their way to Afghanistan when four gunmen riding two motorbikes opened fire at them.

 
Turkmen-Afghan political consultations held in AshgabatTurkmen-Afghan political consultations held in Ashgabat
4 Mar 2014 18:54

Turkmen-Afghan political consultations held in AshgabatTurkmen-Afghan political consultations held in Ashgabat

The sides discussed the priority areas of cooperation between Turkmenistan and Afghanistan.

 
Tajikistan urges international community to assist country in strengthening protection of border with Afghanistan
4 Mar 2014 17:58

Tajikistan urges international community to assist country in strengthening protection of border with Afghanistan

Priority of cooperation at the moment is to prepare professionals for border troops of both countries.

 
Kazakhstan to export part of production from 4th refinery to Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan - KazMunayGas
4 Mar 2014 13:50

Kazakhstan to export part of production from 4th refinery to Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan - KazMunayGas

The potential markets of the fourth refinery is the south, in particular Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan.

 
Afghan security forces kill 7 militants
4 Mar 2014 12:34

ministry:

Afghan security forces kill 7 militants

The army and police have stepped up efforts to clear the militants across Afghanistan as the country is preparing for the presidential election.

 
​Pakistan, Afghan officials hail headscarf move
4 Mar 2014 10:50

​Pakistan, Afghan officials hail headscarf move

This will allow female players from remote areas to take up the game because their parents were not allowing them without their head covered.

 
13,700 Afghan security staff killed in 10 years
4 Mar 2014 10:23

13,700 Afghan security staff killed in 10 years

The vast majority of civilian deaths and injuries to “anti-government elements” led by the Taliban.

 
Kabul clinic offers rare shot at hope for Afghanistan’s rising drug addict population
4 Mar 2014 09:51

Kabul clinic offers rare shot at hope for Afghanistan’s rising drug addict population

Addiction levels have also risen sharply from almost nothing under the 1996-2001 Taliban regime, to more than one million heroin addicts today.

 
Afghanistan looks for further links with Azerbaijan
3 Mar 2014 14:12

Afghanistan looks for further links with Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan and Afghanistan have helped each other even in the most difficult times.

 
Afghanistan Foreign Minister’s visit to Baku postponed
3 Mar 2014 12:42

Afghanistan Foreign Minister’s visit to Baku postponed

The visit planned for March 5-7, has reportedly been postponed due to the armed incident with Taliban fighters on Afghanistan-Pakistan border.

 
Rare terror attack in Pakistan capital leaves 11 dead
3 Mar 2014 12:27

Rare terror attack in Pakistan capital leaves 11 dead

Taliban fighters stage frequent attacks around the country, but such assaults are rare in Islamabad.

 
27 Taliban militants killed or injured in Afghan military operations
3 Mar 2014 12:19

27 Taliban militants killed or injured in Afghan military operations

24 Taliban militants were killed and 3 others were injured during the operations.