A strong earthquake has hit the Hindu Kush mountain range in Afghanistan, causing casualties in the country and in neighboring Pakistan.
The Afghan intelligence chief and interior minister have traveled to Islamabad to discuss cooperation on security issues with Pakistani officials following a series of deadly attacks in Afghanistan.
One by one, Iranians are publicly defying the so-called hijab rule in echoes of an iconic protest by a 31-year-old mother in Tehran.
The U.S. military has said that "a human error in labeling" led to the accidental classification of previously available information about the war in Afghanistan.
This week, the Majlis looks at the problems new Kyrgyz President Sooronbai Jeenbekov inherited, what he is doing about them, and what he needs to do to move Kyrgyzstan forward.
Top Tajik officials have been warned that they can get in trouble if their wives don't take part in volunteer work.
The Afghan Defense Ministry says five militants struck an army guard post near the country’s main military academy in Kabul, killing at least 11 soldiers and wounding 16 others.
Afghanistan's government has declared a day of mourning for January 28, after a bomb attack claimed by the Taliban in the capital killed more than 100 people.
Afghan officials say at least 95 people have been killed and some 158 others wounded in a massive suicide car bomb attack that targeted a crowded area in central Kabul.
RFE/RL has voiced concern that members of its Radio Mashaal unit are facing pressure from authorities in Pakistan after the closure of the Pashto-language service’s Islamabad office last week.
Civilians in the restive northeastern province of Kunduz say authorities in the region have failed to disarm thousands of armed men whose livelihoods now mostly depend on extortion, kidnappings, and murders.