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.
Earlier this week, Hamid Karzai confirmed that the United States will build nine new military bases in Afghanistan, including a strategic base at the border with Iran, with White House spokesman Jay Carney assuring us that these nine new bases will not be permanent.
WAM ABU DHABI, 16th May, 2013 -- In line with its drive to support progress in developing countries, the Acting Director General of the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi and his accompanying delegation have attended a foundation stone laying ceremony for a housing project in Kabul.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai, calling to congratulate Pakistan's prime minister-elect this week on his victory in parliamentary elections , said he hoped the new government in Islamabad would create a "brotherly and peaceful atmosphere with Afghanistan" and cooperate in efforts to destroy terrorist hideouts so both "brother nations" can be saved.
The British police have taken notice of hundreds of complaints lodged by British and Pakistani citizens against MQM chief Altaf Hussain for his recent remarks inciting violence.
At a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing today, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman was asked by Senator Bob Corker, ranking member of the committee, whether allegations of secret U.S. cash payments to Afghan President Hamid Karzai help prevent corruption in Afghanistan.