Afghanistan’s hard-line Taliban insurgents and fighters loyal to the ultra-radical Islamic State (IS) militant group are locked in two provinces in the north and east of the country.
Afghanistan's Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah has urged the UN Security Council to impose sanctions on the Taliban leadership.
Following a new report by Human Rights Watch, Steve Swerdlow joins the Majlis for a discussion of recent changes in Uzbekistan and how encouraging they are, and the likelihood of further reforms.
India has launched a new trade route to landlocked Afghanistan by sea through Iran's strategic Chabahar port, a move that bypasses Pakistan and could have significant geopolitical ramifications in the region.
Security was tight as Sri Lanka's cricket squad arrived in Lahore to play the final of a three-match series, eight years after its players and team officials were attacked by terrorists in the city.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the Western military alliance and Russia "continue to have fundamental differences," particularly regarding the conflict in eastern Ukraine.
Polygamy is a hard fact of life for some Tajik women despite an official ban.
The joint NATO-Russia Council is set to meet for a third time this year on October 26, with Ukraine and Afghanistan on the agenda.
For nearly half a century, Pakistan’s covert alliance with the followers of an Afghan rebel cleric withstood a Soviet invasion, an Afghan civil war, and the U.S. war on terrorism.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on October 24 visited Pakistan amid fraying bilateral relations prompted by Washington's accusation that Islamabad is allegedly providing "safe havens" for Taliban militants.