As Afghans celebrate the Muslim holy festival of Eid al-Adha, they are cautiously witnessing some moves toward peace in their country, which has suffered through wars and violence for nearly four decades.
An antiterrorism court in Pakistan has declared former President Pervez Musharraf a fugitive in connection with the killing of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in 2007.
Pakistani lawmakers have denounced U.S. President Donald Trump's accusations that the country has provided safety to militants battling NATO-led forces in neighboring Afghanistan.
Two security guards have been killed in a suicide attack on a lawmaker's house in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar, local officials say.
Rauf is one the 15 former Taliban leaders and senior officials that Raziq recently claimed have returned from Quetta, the capital of the southwestern Pakistani province of Balochistan, to live peacefully in Kandahar.
For decades, Pakistan’s quest to shape neighboring Afghanistan by supporting hard-line Islamist militants has faced feeble but noisy opposition from the country’s politicians and intellectuals.
Afghan officials say a suicide bomber has blown himself up at a bank in the center of Kabul, killing at least five people and wounding eight others.
India and China have reached an agreement to end the most serious confrontation in decades between the Asian giants along a disputed border in the eastern Himalayas.
Pakistan's prime minister says U.S. President Donald Trump’s strategy for the war in Afghanistan is doomed to failure.
Kazakhstan has become the first world champion in an ancient equestrian sport known under different regional names -- kokpar, kok-boru, or buzkashi. (RFE/RL's Kazakh Service)
The Afghan Health Ministry says the number of people killed in an attack on a Shi'ite mosque in the capital Kabul, has risen to 28, up from 20.