Pakistani foreign minister called for a credible investigation of Kabul hotel attack and rejected the claims made by Afghan officials that the attack was plotted in Pakistan and operated by Haqqani network.
The stalemate in the Pakistan-US relations has brought millions of Afghan nationals, including 1.4 million registered refugees, into the spotlight again as the federal government has decided to prepare a contingency plan for their return.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was seen shaking the hand of former Afghani president Hamid Karzai on Tuesday, before delivering his speech at the Raisina Dialogue Conference in New Delhi. Israel and Afghanistan have no diplomatic ties.
Terrifying images captured Saturday night at Trabzon airport on Turkey’s northeast coast showed a passenger plane teetering precariously on a steep slope, its nose pointing toward the waters of the Black Sea below, after the jet skidded off the runway as it was attempting to land.
A burning Iranian oil tanker exploded and sank Sunday after more than a week listing off the coast of China, as an Iranian official acknowledged there was “no hope” of missing sailors surviving the disaster.
A former employee of a U.S. government contractor in Afghanistan was sentenced today to 21 months in prison for accepting over $250,000 in illegal kickbacks from an Afghan subcontractor in return for his assistance in obtaining subcontracts on U.S. government contracts.
NATO allies will be under pressure to provide more troops for Afghanistan when the U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives in Europe next week, but his push may face resistance even as more U.S. troops deploy to the battlefield.
On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the World Food Program (WFP) presence in Iran, an exhibition of drawings by Afghan refugee children was held on November 23 at the UN agency’s office in Tehran.
At least 235 worshippers were killed and more than a 100 were injured after suspected militants set off a bomb and opened fire at a mosque in Egypt’s restive northern Sinai on Nov. 24 following Friday prayers.
The organization “Medicines Sans Frontiers” has protested after a child has died on the border between Serbia and Croatia. The six-year-old Afghan girl was hit by a cargo train, BIRN reported on Thursday.