Deal brokered to end the months-long election standoff is just the beginning, analysts say.
Afghanistan's President-elect Ashraf Ghani says the goal of the country's new unity government is "peace."
A power-sharing deal has been signed and a new president-elect has been named in Afghanistan. But numerous questions remain over how the planned national unity government will function in practice.
The Afghan Independent Election Commission has officially named former Finance Minister Ashraf Ghani as the new president of Afghanistan.
Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission (IEC) has said the final results of the country's disputed presidential election will be announced on September 21 following a weeks-long audit for fraudulent votes.
Nearly one million residents of Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region are desperate to repatriate to their homeland.
Afghan officials and members of border communities strongly oppose a trench along Pakistan's western border with Afghanistan.
An Afghan appeals court on September 15 overturned death sentences against two men in a gang-rape case.
Professor Ajmal Khan says he was well-treated during the four years he was held in Waziristan, and vows to continue promoting education in the tribal regions.
Senator casts doubt on the mandate of Pakistan's elected politicians to govern while the military holds the monopoly on power.
As the row over who will be Afghanistan’s next president, the real power struggles are taking place behind the scenes.
Several journalists have been severely beaten and harassed while reporting on unrest in Islamabad.