A leading rights watchdog in Afghanistan has documented a dramatic drop in girls’ education in two provinces where the Taliban controls large swathes of rural territories and is battling government forces for more.
A new book, The Emperor's New Road, tells the inside story of how Beijing's Belt and Road Initiative actually looks on the ground.
Afghanistan’s top peace negotiator says Afghanistan and Pakistan are on the threshold of a new relationship characterized by “mutual respect, sincere cooperation, and shared prosperity.”
Afghan officials say at least 18 Taliban fighters and 14 civilians were killed in an air strike and a roadside bomb in two Afghan provinces.
Afghan police seized four tonnes of sodium nitrate, used in the making of car bombs and improvised explosive devices, officials said, in one of the largest such seizures in the country's 19-year insurgency.
Afghanistan's top peace negotiator has arrived in neighboring Pakistan as intra-Afghan peace negotiations are under way in the Persian Gulf state of Qatar.
Zalmay Khalilzad, the U.S. envoy for Afghanistan, has predicted the Taliban will not accept a permanent truce until a political deal is reached with the Afghan government.
After a summer of important deals and maneuvers, China is rejuvenating its economic and political footprint in South Asia.
Afghan government forces claim to have killed 65 Taliban militants during a battle in the nation’s eastern provinces as fighting continues to rage between the two sides while they hold peace talks.
A court in Pakistan has again postponed the trial of a doctor, Shakil Afridi, who has been languishing in jail since Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. Navy Seals in 2011.
As the last Hindu resident of Ghazni, Raja Ram is making a stand. Despite fears for his safety following the recent departure of the city’s last 21 Hindu and Sikh families to India, he insists on staying in his homeland.
A 13-year-old boy in Afghanistan’s southern Kandahar Province has died in a hospital after a local police commander and four of his comrades allegedly beat and raped him, officials said on September 23.
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