3 hrs ago
China pledges more support for Afghanistan's development
China would like to see a smooth transition of power in Afghanistan and will give more support for the country's reconciliation and economic development, China's newly-appointed Special Envoy for Afghan Affairs Sun Yuxi said here Friday.
7 hrs ago
Afghan Taliban Leader Warns Against Pact With US
The Taliban's reclusive leader is warning that a bilateral security pact allowing foreign troops to stay in Afghanistan beyond the end of this year will mean more fighting.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
World briefs: 2 Finnish aid workers killed
Two Finnish aid workers with an international Christian organization were shot dead on Thursday in Afghanistan's western city of Herat, officials said.
The Washington Post
In Afghanistan and Iran, John Kerry brings some reasons for hope
T he world has been so chaotic lately that it was easy to overlook two U.S. diplomatic maneuvers - involving the turbulent nations of Afghanistan and Iran - that avoided what could have been dangerous ruptures.
Pakistan asks Karzai to pardon jailed reporter : July 24, 2014,
ISLAMABAD Pakistan on Thursday appealed to Afghan President Hamid Karzai to issue a pardon to a journalist facing a four-year jail term in Afghanistan for contacting 'terrorists.'
Awesome scale of auditing every Afghan vote
A Nato soldier in Jalalabad takes note of a ballot box for delivery to Kabul for a complete audit of all votes If the 2014 Afghan presidential election was a massive undertaking, the current re-examination of every vote cast is hardly less complicated.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Von der Leyen visits Afghanistan with pullout looming
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has landed in northern Afghanistan for an unannounced troop visit.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
ISI playing a lead role in fighting terrorists: China
For the first time, China has come out openly backing Pakistan's Inter-Service Intelligence saying the spy agency could not have been involved in the recent attack on an Indian consulate in Afghanistan.
Speeches: Press Briefing on Afghanistan
I'm here this week to look and see how progress is being made at implementing the agreement that was reached between the two candidates during Secretary Kerry's visit here the weekend before this.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Payvand News of Iran
Iran Plays a Waiting Game in Afghanistan
It has been a worrisome few weeks for Iran. The negotiations with world powers over its nuclear program are seeing significant differences , there is chaos in Iraq to Iran's west, and more recently, the political transition in its eastern neighbor, Afghanistan, hit a serious bump with allegations of fraud threatening to derail the process.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Afghan vote audit goes slowly as...
Four days after Afghanistan began a massive audit of millions of votes cast in the run-off presidential election, disagreements and a shortage of observers have slowed progress.
Obama Raises Concerns On Growing Casualties In Call With Netanyahu
President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke Sunday about Israel's ground operation in Gaza, the White House said in a statement.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Afghanistan: The Other War of Aggression That Needs to End
As violence in Iraq continues, and Israel escalates its brutal assault on Gaza, the human tragedy of boundless war and militarism could not be more clear.
Salt Lake Tribune
Commentary: Bloomberg View: Afghans must grow thei...
Dogged U.S. diplomacy kept alive, for now, the prospect of the first peaceful transition of power in Afghanistan.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Taliban ambush Karzai security team in Paktia
KABUL: Dozens of armed insurgents attacked a convoy carrying a presidential security team in southeastern Afghanistan yesterday, sparking a gun battle in which four guards were wounded, an official said.
Centre offers Rs 50cr for deaddiction centres in Punjab
Announcing the measure in the Lok Sabha during a debate on the union budget, finance minister Arun Jaitley said nationwide efforts were needed to resolve the problem of drug addiction.
KABC-AM Los Angeles
Afghans Kick Off Massive Audit of Presidential Election Ballots
The countdown is on in Afghanistan. Election workers began the arduous task Thursday of auditing eight million ballots cast in June's presidential election runoff that will ultimately determine who will lead Afghanistan for the next five years: former foreigner minister Abdullah Abdullah or one-time finance minister Ashraf Ghani.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Kabul Airport Attacked; Pakistan Violates Kashmir Ceasefire, China...
Militants armed with rocket-propelled grenades attacked Kabul International Airport on Thursday, forcing the diversion of all incoming flights to other airports .
Afghan poll audit starts after Taliban...
Afghanistan on Thursday began a massive audit of 8.1 million ballots cast in the run-off round of its controversial presidential vote, hours after a brazen Taliban raid on Kabul's airport.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Govt to play role for release of Pak journalist: Rashid
For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/islamabad/17-Jul-2014/govt-to-play-role-for-release-of-pak-journalist-rashid For news details Read on : Govt to play role for release of Pak journalist: Rashid ISLAMABAD - Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Pervaiz Rashid Wednesday said the government would play its role ... (more)