Afghanistan, Uzbekistan sign 21 cooperation agreements

Wednesday, 06 December 2017 03:22 Written by

President Ashraf Ghani and his Uzbek counterpart, Shaat Mirziyoyev, have signed a bilateral cooperation agreement on Tuesday in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan.

China’s Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Deng Xijun has invited President Ashraf Ghani to next year’s summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).

Russia calls on NATO to look for joint approaches to fight the drug threat emanating from Afghanistan, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at the Parliamentarians Against Drugs international conference on Monday.

Stay away from Afghan conflict, ANP asks Islamabad

Tuesday, 05 December 2017 03:25 Written by

A leader of the Awami National Party (ANP) says it wants Pakistan to stay away from the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan.

Widowed Afghan grandmother Janat Bibi has no adult males left in her family after the Taliban killed her son and two grandsons during an attack on their police base a few months ago.

A former top general in the ministry of interior of Afghanistan has been sentenced to jail for over 8 years on charges of misuse of authority.

Wolesi Jirga confirms 11 cabinet picks

Tuesday, 05 December 2017 03:18 Written by

Wolesi Jirga -- or lower house of parliament -- on Monday approved 11 ministers-designate except the nominee for the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum.

John F. Sopko, the U.S. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, says that winning the war against the Taliban is impossible without elimination of narcotics in Afghanistan.

President Ghani to visit Uzbekistan

Monday, 04 December 2017 03:46 Written by

Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani will arrive in Tashkent, th capital of Uzbekistan, for an official visit on Monday, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry has said.

President Ashraf Ghani has apologized to the country’s women over using word “shawl” in a speech on Saturday, the Presidential Palace said on Sunday.