After the end of major international combat operations, a senior NATO official sees the need to preserve the gains Afghan women have made during the past decade.
The situation for ethnic Turkmen in northern Afghanistan's northwestern Baghdis Province is dire. They have already started to bury their dead.
A British author sees an urgent need for a political settlement in Afghanistan to prevent Islamist militants there from mutating into more dangerous extremist outfits.
It is high time for the Afghan government to develop a compelling national vision and strategy for a peaceful and prosperous future.
Two impoverished Pakistani provinces are increasingly uneasy over the nearly $50 billion in Chinese investments being manipulated to serve the dominant eastern province of Punjab.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has concluded a two-day visit to Pakistan after signing accords worth some $46 billion to set up an economic corridor linking the two countries.
Police leader of remote community is determined to defend her family and neighbors from the hard-line insurgents who have long terrorized their part of Helmand Province.
Dozens of people have been reported killed in a suicide attack on a crowded section of Jalalabad, the capital of the eastern province of Nangarhar.
Pakistan's Ahmadi religious minority have complained of oppression with community members being murdered and victims of systematic discrimination and alienation.
A remote northeastern Afghan province bordering Central Asia, China and Pakistan has unexpectedly emerged as a region vulnerable to militant infiltration helped by anemic security forces.
Fathulla Qaysari, a member of the Afghan parliament representing the northern Faryab Province, gave a passionate and brutally frank speech to the defense and security committee at Afghanistan’s parliament on April 14.
The former head of Afghan intelligence says the emergence of Islamic State is mere psychological warfare.