Two men have been arrested on charges of raping and then killing a 14-year-old girl in northern Takhar province, officials said on Saturday.
Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India are set to select a company to spearhead their biggest pipeline project before March 15.
Parvez Musharraf, the former Pakistani ruler has admitted that his administration sought to undermine former government in Afghanistan because it “helped India stab Pakistan in the back.”
Afghan unity government leaders are at odds over whether election officials could be removed as part of electoral reform.
Afghanistan is in danger of turning into sanctuary for extremists including from Islamic State group once again as international troops withdraw, a former senior CIA official has warned.
At least four people were injured when a roadside bomb targeting police vehicle went off in Jalalabad, capital city of eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday morning, officials said.
Afghan forces are preparing to fight another fighting season, this time with no single international troop on the ground and as terror groups are seeing more opportunity here.
At least one person was killed in a blast apparently targeting a female provincial council member in eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday.
Taliban suicide bombers attacked police headquarters in northern Kunduz province early Tuesday, leaving at least six dead, officials said.
New Afghan government currently has eight working ministers but its advisors have outnumbered those by as much as eight fold.