2 hrs ago | Common Dreams
Laborers digging a water ditch just 200 yards from a former US Special Forces outpost in Afghanistan have discovered the body of a missing Afghan man, Sayid Mohammad, who was last seen being taken to the base after being taken into custody by men associated with the US military.
12 hrs ago | The Land of the Free
Last week The New York Times reported that the CIA has been delivering large sums of cash to the Karzai led government of Afghanistan.
16 hrs ago | United Nations
President Hamid Karzai passed the Elimination of Violence against Women law with a presidential decree in 2009, but law has yet to be ratified by the Parliament.
NEW DELHI : Afghan President Hamid Karzai arrived in India on Monday on a two-day visit during which he is expected to seek greater military aid from the government in New Delhi, officials said.
Author: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon , Fellow and Deputy Director of the Women and Foreign Policy Program May 20, 2013 Atlantic Monthly In 2009, Afghan President Hamid Karzai used his powers of presidential decree to put a law to protect women on the books.
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If you missed it, this photo by AP's Anja Niedringhaus from Afghanistan has circulated widely the last few days.
New Delhi, May 19 : President Pranab Mukherjee will attend the annual convocation of Lovely Professional University in Punjab's Phagwara Monday, an official statement said Sunday.
The Afghan parliament yesterday cut short a debate on a bill to protect women from violence after complaints from some traditionalist MPs that it was against Islamic teaching.
KANDAHAR: Two car bombs exploded on Friday in a sprawling housing development in southern Afghanistan linked to the family of President Hamid Karzai, killing at least nine people and wounding more than 60.
Afghanistan's parliament failed to pass a law on Saturday banning violence against women, a severe blow to progress made in women's rights in the conservative Muslim country since the Islamist Taliban was toppled over a decade ago.
Two bombs hidden in a motorcycle and a car exploded inside an elite gated community linked to the family of Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Friday evening, killing at least nine people and wounding more than 70 near the southern city of Kandahar, an official said.
A suicide car bombing tore through a U.S. convoy in Kabul on Thursday, killing at least 15 people including six Americans in a blast so powerful it rattled the other side of the Afghan capital.
An Afghan soldier protects the palace of King Amanullah that was partly destroyed in the 1992-1996 civil war.