Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has urged the Taliban to join in reconciliation talks, a call that was echoed by China's prime minister.
Afghanistan’s ambassador to Pakistan is determined to build a relationship with Islamabad based on common interests.
A watchdog is warning that Afghanistan's opium economy is threatening reconstruction efforts, and the United States is not adequately addressing the problem.
A blasphemy case involving a newspaper is posing an early test for Afghanistan’s new president, who will have to carefully balance international concerns with the wishes of powerful religious leaders in the country.
A bomb blast struck a rally by Pakistan's leading religious political party, causing many casualties, after two other, separate attacks in Quetta.
Zalmay Khalilzad says foreign policy, rule of law, and investment should be top priorities for national unity government.
Cross-border attacks by little-known Sunni Islamist militants are straining Pakistan-Iran relations.
Former principal from college in Peshawar calls on government to invest in liberal education.
After years of opposition, Pakistan appears to be backing U.S. drone strikes against Islamic extremists in its northwestern border region with Afghanistan.
Turkmenistan’s government is clarifying its policy toward its border with Afghanistan and now seems to be adopting the same tactic as neighbors Uzbekistan and Tajikistan -- that is, sealing the frontier.
Malala Yousafzai's father, Ziauddian, and mother, Thorpekai, have done much to turn their eldest child into an independent individual who is courageous and articulate.
Five Afghan men convicted for the gang rape of four women in a case that has attracted global attention have been executed in Kabul.