The 15th round of Russia, India and China (RIC) foreign ministers’ meeting is scheduled to take place in New Delhi on Monday.
Chief Executive of Afghan government Abdullah Abdullah told Sputnik in an interview that Moscow and Kabul have had a lot experience in economic cooperation in the past and now have big opportunities to develop this cooperation in the future.
President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani says a major portion of the benefits from pine nuts exports goes to the pockets of the outsiders which amount up to $500 million a year.
Unidentified gunmen have shot dead 10 members of a family in the Panjsad family area of the capital Kabul, sources said on Saturday.
While Afghanistan has become closer to Central Asian countries, particularly Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan, over the last one year, President Ghani has recently said the relationship would further expand and deepen.
The US Secretary of Defense James Mattis has reiterated that Pakistan must redouble its efforts to confront militants and terrorists operating within that country, the US Embassy in Kabul said in a statement.
Public health officials in eastern Nangarhar province say 257 suspected AIDS cases had been registered and 149 of them confirmed in the province.
One of the objectives of the US-led international community's intervention in Afghanistan was the eradication of narcotics, but they have rather increased by several fold over the past 16 years, analysts stress, believing that the Afghan government and the international community still lack the will to stamp out the crop.
A senior Al-Qaeda leader has been killed along with 80 members of the group during joint operations in Afghanistan, the spy service claimed on Tuesday.