Despite unseccessful counternarcotic efforts, Afghanistan is expected to produce 90 percent of the world’s opium supply this year, a key ingredient in the creation of heroin.
The Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts, taken together, will be the most expensive wars in US history—totaling somewhere between $4 trillion and $6 trillion.
Most of these deaths can be prevented, using simple steps that many countries have already put in place – what we need is a greater sense of urgency.
When Pakistan decides to free Taliban, they only inform the Afghan government a few hours before, a senior member of the High Peace Council said.
With nearly 2.6 million refugees in more than 80 countries, Afghanistan was the leading country of origin for refugees in 2012.
Up to 231 children had been killed and 529 children were wounded as a result of the fighting suicide attacks by the Taliban in the first half of the current year.
Of the 893,700 claims submitted in 2012, around 21,300 were for "unaccompanied or separated" children, most from Afghanistan and Somalia, according to UNHCR.
Afghanistan’s copper, cobalt, iron, barite, sulfur, lead, silver, zinc, niobium, and 1.4 million metric tons of rare earth elements (REEs) - may be a silver lining.
The U.S. Defense Department is moving forward on spending nearly $772 million for aircraft the Afghan National Army currently cannot operate or maintain.
The dead comprised 778 Muslim civilians, 88 police, 55 soldiers and 68 insurgents, according to the figures compiled by the health, interior and defence ministries.
With a major election just eight months away, power brokers across southern Afghanistan are pressing Karzai not to leave office on schedule.
A UN report documented 1,319 civilian deaths and 2,522 injuries through June.
At least 2,112 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001.
Sins are removed in Ramadan. Therefore, the Muslims should prepare for such holy month. God said "Fasting belongs to me and I am the reward of the fasting."
The Obama administration's drone attacks have not just targeted Al Qaeda leaders, but a wide variety of groups and individuals in Pakistan.
Then Marshal Mohammad Qaseem Fahim informed the CM on his visit to Saripul and the opening of the petroleum Zone of Amu River.
This religion expert expressed his deep concern on increasing rate of divorce.
Around four million Muslims live in Germany; nearly half are German citizens. The Sehitlik mosque in Berlin is one of the largest mosques offering room for 1.500 worshippers.