Afghan-born American convicted of New York bombing

An Afghanistan-born man was convicted on Monday of planting two pressure-cooker bombs in the Chelsea neighbourhood in New York last year, injuring 30 people with a rain of shrapnel when it detonated.

By January, TAPI Gas Pipeline may reach Afghanistan border

Afghan Ministry of Mines and Petroleum said on Sunday that it is expected that the Turkmenistan–Afghanistan–Pakistan–India (TAPI) gas pipeline which is being built in Tukmenistan will reach the Afghanistan border in Herat by January.