Chinese Foreign Minister Wáng Yì on Saturday arrived in capital Kabul on unscheduled visit, a reliable government source said.

A car bomb explosion outside a bank in the Afghan city of Lashkar Gah in southern Helmand province has killed dozens of civilians and soldiers who were waiting at a bank to collect their pay.

Parliamentary election on July 7 next year: IEC

Thursday, 22 June 2017 15:18 Written by

The Independent Election Commission on Thursday announced July 7 next year a date to hold the long-delayed parliamentary and district council elections.

The expansion of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), which already includes India and Pakistan, will also have a direct impact on the situation in Afghanistan, Uzbekistan’s Deputy Foreign Minister Anvar Nasirov told reporters June 19.

Sen. John McCain on Monday blasted the Trump administration for lacking a strategy in Afghanistan where there are 8,400 U.S. troops stationed.

8 security guards killed in Bagram

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 03:20 Written by

 Eight security guards of a foreign company have been killed and two others wounded in militants attack in the Bagram district of central Parwan province, officials said on Tuesday.

President Donald Trump's administration appears ready to harden its approach toward Pakistan to crack down on Pakistan-based militants launching attacks in neighboring Afghanistan, U.S. officials tell Reuters.

Eid-ul-Fitr to fall on Sunday: Kandahari

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 03:13 Written by

Renowned astrologer Abdullah Kandahari has predicted that Eid-ul-Fitr will be observed on Sunday (June 25).

President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Officer Abdullah have once again started a squabble over power sharing amid serious security, economic and political crisis in the country.  

President Mohammad Ashraf promised to reopen all the blocked roads in capital Kabul as he asked for the support of the civil society in this regard.