SIGAR slams Afghan ex-president and anti-corruption body

An Afghan anti-corruption body formed in 2008 has been ineffective, lacks independence and never verified the asset declaration forms of former President Hamid Karzai, the U.S. government’s top watchdog on Afghanistan said in a report published on Thursday.


India, Afghan leaders meet, three agreements signed

Expressing grave concern at continued use of terrorism for achieving political objectives in the region, India and Afghanistan on Wednesday called for an end to all sponsorship and sanctuaries to terrorists.


Taliban claimed to have released 106 detainees

The Afghan Taliban Monday claimed they had released 106 detainees in different regions of the country following a pardon order issued by their supreme leader Maulvi Haibatullah Akhundzada on the eve of Eidul Azha.