Months after fleeing from Taliban threats in Pakistan, a young journalist languishes in a rundown immigrant camp in Bulgaria.
The new Afghan government is trying to curb rising instances of violence against women.
Oxfam says Afghan woman are being excluded from peace talks with the Taliban and warned that hard-won rights for women could be bargained away unless more is done to include women in the peace proces.
Afghan officials say a suicide attack has killed at least 50 people and injured some 60 others at a volleyball tournament in the country’s eastern Paktika Province.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani must maneuver carefully in attempts to reset relations with neighboring Pakistan, which is often blamed for fomenting instability in Afghanistan.
A Pakistani court has sentenced four men to death over the mob killing of a pregnant woman in a so-called "honor" killing.
The Pakistani government distances itself from comments by the country's national security adviser making a distinction between militants fighting in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Afghanistan's former President Hamid Karzai has accused the United States of pursuing a "dual policy" toward his country that has led to the expansion of extremism in the region.
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has pledged support to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in attempts to bring peace to Afghanistan.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says his country wants to bolster security and defense ties with its neighbor, and has visited Pakistan's military headquarters in a sign of warming relations.
Little concrete proof exists to back the media hype about Islamic State militants possibly taking over Pakistan's jihadist conglomerate.
Beijing is seen as moving toward pushing Pakistan to make lasting peace with Afghanistan by giving up its longstanding covert policy of supporting Afghan Islamist rebels.