First Vice President Amrullah Saleh said Sunday that two young women suspected of blackmailing celebrities and prominent figures in Kabul have been arrested on charges of extortion.
The United Nations said Wednesday night it was deeply concerned by US President Donald Trump’s move to pardon four former Blackwater security contractors convicted of killing 14 Iraqi civilians in 2007.
Torbaaz, an Indian action film that projects Afghan war, is expected to be released by Bollywood cinemas Friday.
Security threats have posed a major challenge in terms of appointing female judges in the provinces of Afghanistan, especially in rural areas.
US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), quoted Pentagon, saying an increase in violence by the Taliban is not acceptable and will impact the US-Taliban peace deal.
At least eight prisoners were killed in a prison riot on Wednesday night in Herat Central Prison, local officials said Thursday.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees on Wednesday called for urgent protection and assistance for tens of thousands of civilians displaced by the recent escalation of violence in Helmand province.
At least 15 Afghans, many of them elderly women, were killed and more than a dozen injured in a stampede in Jalalabad in Nangarhar province while waiting for visas from the Pakistan consulate, officials said Wednesday.
The Peshawar High Court (PHC) in Pakistan on Friday placed 10 Afghan children into the custody of the Afghan consulate after ascertaining the minors had been smuggled into Pakistan.
Mir Rahman Rahmani, Speaker of the House of Representatives, praised the top three passers of national university entrance exam (also Kankor), after hosting them at a ceremony in his office Monday morning, said Wolesi Jirga Press Office in a statement.