Battle for the recapture of six check-posts in the Khawaja Ghar district of northern Takhar province had been launched while security forces were in defensive positions in Khawaja Bahauddin district, an official said on Monday.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) was all poised to grant Ireland and Afghanistan their long-awaited Test status during upcoming annual meeting in London this week, according to a media report.
For the first time, China has initiated efforts to help mend fences between Afghanistan and Pakistan. President Ghani has told a gathering that Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Y will visit Kabul as part of these endeavors.
A former commander of the Taliban group who has joined peace process in eastern Nangarhar province has admitted that the group’s leaders are based in the neighboring Pakistan.
President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said the blocking of the roads and causing disturbance to the public are not acceptable as he called for immediate clearing of the routes blocked by the protesters who have set up camps.