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Kazakhstan to send 2500 tons of food products to Afghanistan as humanitarian aid
20 Feb 2014 14:30

Kazakhstan to send 2500 tons of food products to Afghanistan as humanitarian aid

The decree signed by Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Serik Akhmetov on February 13 comes into force from the day of its official signing.

 
India and Pakistan important allies in Afghanistan: USA
20 Feb 2014 11:52

India and Pakistan important allies in Afghanistan: USA

The USA would continue to work with the two South Asian neighbours on security issues in Afghanistan, particularly going longer into 2014.

 
Aussies, Afghans qualify for quarters
20 Feb 2014 11:37

Aussies, Afghans qualify for quarters

Australia take on West Indies, while Afghanistan meet in-form South Africa, in the quarterfinals.

 
U.S. Embassy Condemns Attack Against Abdullah Abdullah
20 Feb 2014 11:13

U.S. Embassy Condemns Attack Against Abdullah Abdullah

This was the third attack by gunmen against Dr. Abdullah Abdullah’s campaign in less than a month.

 
Suicide blast kills 1 wounded 4 in Kabul
20 Feb 2014 11:02

Suicide blast kills 1 wounded 4 in Kabul

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, which was condemned by Afghanistan's Ministry of the Interior.

 
U.N. Syria aid vote likely Friday, Russia or China support unclear
20 Feb 2014 10:00

U.N. Syria aid vote likely Friday, Russia or China support unclear

U.N. aid chief Valerie Amos last week urged the U.N. Security Council to act to increase humanitarian access in Syria.

 
US Warns of Airline Shoe-Bomb Threat
20 Feb 2014 09:34

US Warns of Airline Shoe-Bomb Threat

Earlier this month, US security officials warned of explosives hidden in toothpaste tubes.

 
Pakistan, U.S. military leaders underline security in Afghanistan
19 Feb 2014 20:48

Pakistan, U.S. military leaders underline security in Afghanistan

The visit of the American commander is taking place amid important developments in the region including the peace talks with the Taliban in Pakistan and the upcoming elections in Afghanistan.

 
Pakistan to help Afghanistan in cotton production
19 Feb 2014 20:47

Pakistan to help Afghanistan in cotton production

Head of the Afghan delegation, Munib Abdullah expressed his gratitude for the warm welcome Pakistan has showed and the facilitation provided by the Ministry in making this visit a reality.

 
At least 2173 US military deaths in Afghanistan since 2001
19 Feb 2014 20:46

At least 2173 US military deaths in Afghanistan since 2001

At least 1794 military service members have died in Afghanistan as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

 
Afghanistan beats Namibia in ICC Under-19 cricket World Cup
19 Feb 2014 18:29

Afghanistan beats Namibia in ICC Under-19 cricket World Cup

On the bowling side, Muslim Musa took 3 wickets while Sharafuddin Sharaf took 2 wickets and Hashmatullah Shaidi managed to take one wicket to restrict the Namibian batsmen score only 192 runs.

 
Afghan operation against Taliban kills 9
19 Feb 2014 18:13

Afghan operation against Taliban kills 9

Taliban spokesperson Zebiullah Mucahed refuted the number of casualties announced by the interior ministry.

 
Afghan Taliban reject Dubai peace talks as
19 Feb 2014 18:08

Afghan Taliban reject Dubai peace talks as 'anti-jihad'

“The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan reiterates to all stakeholders that it has neither entrusted Agha Jan Mutasim with a responsible position nor can he represent it,” said Taliban spokesperson, Zabihullah Mujahid.

 
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister comments on developments in Ukraine
19 Feb 2014 17:52

Azerbaijani Foreign Minister comments on developments in Ukraine

APA’s western bureau reports that Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov said it at the press conference following the trilateral meeting of with Turkish and Georgian foreign ministers in Ganja.

 
Afghanistan: US Troops In 500lb Bomb Near Miss
19 Feb 2014 17:40

Afghanistan: US Troops In 500lb Bomb Near Miss

The soldier said: "About a half second before impact you could hear the bomb screaming in like I hadn’t ever heard before, and I definitely knew at that point something was off.

 
Police arrest 3 with munitions in Kabul
19 Feb 2014 14:59

Police arrest 3 with munitions in Kabul

The operation was conducted in Paghman district of Kabul province; as a result three individuals were arrested with one AK-47 rifle, one pistol, three magazines and one radio handset.

 
Iran Calls for Int’l Help to Facilitate Voluntary Return of Afghan Refugees
19 Feb 2014 14:56

Iran Calls for Int’l Help to Facilitate Voluntary Return of Afghan Refugees

Guterres arrived in Tehran on Monday to discuss the latest conditions of the Afghan refugees residing in Iran.

 
Australian Troops In Afghanistan Could Be Granted Immunity
19 Feb 2014 13:56

Australian Troops In Afghanistan Could Be Granted Immunity

Four hundred Australian troops are expected to remain in Afghanistan after 2014.

 
Just Half of Authorized Investments Actually Made in 2013 in Afghanistan: Officials
19 Feb 2014 13:50

Just Half of Authorized Investments Actually Made in 2013 in Afghanistan: Officials

Officials at the ministry said that the investments that were made were invested in various sectors, especially oil extraction in the Afghan-Tajik zone.

 
Khalili Appreciate Iraqi Government Cooperation For Afghan Pilgrims
19 Feb 2014 12:22

Khalili Appreciate Iraqi Government Cooperation For Afghan Pilgrims

He added that in order to resolve the pilgrims problems, the government solely assigned the Ministry of Hajj and Endowment for regulating this issue while other government organs will also cooperate in this sphere.