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KABUL (Pajhwok): The US and United Kingdom (UK) embassies in Kabul wished happy Eid-ul-Adha to the people of Afghanistan on Thursday. “US Embassy in Kabul and I extend our best wishes to the people of Afghanistan on the occasion of Eid al-Adha,”... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday resigned from his post after the country Supreme Court (SC) disqualified him from holding his office, a media report said. “Nawaz Sharif, despite having "strong reservations" on the... read more
  KABUL (Pajhwok): Head of the Hizb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) Gulbadin Hekmatyar has stressed social justice for durable peace and stability in the country and said efforts were underway to rehabilitate tribal councils and traditional... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Ambassador Omar Zakhilwal has met Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Sami (JUI-S) chief in the Nowshera district Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and discussed with him bilateral relations and the peace process, a media report said on Wednesday.... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): A new US strategy, even with a troop surge, may not succeed in Afghanistan as long as Pakistan does not reduce support to the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani Network, an influential American newspaper reported on Friday. An... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan has reaffirmed its commitment for durable peace and stability in Afghanistan, a media report said on Saturday. Pakistan State and Frontier Regions Minister Abdul Qadir Baloch said his country would extend its full... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The West Indies (WI) survived some jitters before defeating Afghanistan in the second One-Day International (ODI) by four wickets and leveling the series 1-1. Afghanistan won the toss and decided to bat. No Afghan batsman... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): West Indies (WI) on Sunday secured the three match series by 2-0 after beating Afghanistan by 29 runs in the second Twenty-Twenty (T-20) match played at Warner Park in Basseterre. West Indies won the toss and decided to bat first... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan and Pakistan cricket teams would play two Twenty-twenty overs games in the future, a media report said on Saturday. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shahryar Khan has announced that Pakistan and Afghanistan... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The West Indies may call back senior players to the One Day International (ODI) squad ahead of the limited over series with Afghanistan, reports say. Courtney Browne, chairman of the West Indies Cricket Board Selection Committee... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Beijing has established a scholarship fund for students from countries along the One Belt and One Road (OBOR) initiative for studies in the Chinese capital, a media report said on Thursday. The municipal government set up a "Belt... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): After losing the third and forth One Day International (ODI), Afghanistan on Friday made a strong comeback and won the fifth and final ODI by seven wickets that gave the blue tigers 3-2 victory in the series. Afghanistan who lost... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has proposed changes to Full Membership status, a plan which could pave the way for emerging nations like Afghanistan and Ireland to play against major teams, a media report said on Thursday... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has authorised the country armed forces for cross boarder action against terrorist groups, a media report said on Tuesday. According to dawn.com, Pakistan finance minister told the upper house... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan went up 2-0 in the five-match series as they trounced Zimbabwe by 54 runs in the second One-Day International (ODI) at Harare, a media report said on Monday. Afghanistan won the toss and decided to bat, setting the... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Condemning in strongest terms recent terrorist attacks in Pakistan National Security Advisor Mohammad Hanif Atmar said the people of Afghanistan suffered the most as result of Daesh attacks in recent months, a statement from his... read more
  KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan Foreign Affairs advisor Sartaj Aziz on Friday telephoned National Security Adviser Mohammad Hanif Atmar and convoyed Islamabad’s anguish and pain at the recent terrorist incidents in parts of Pakistan, a statement... read more
KABUK (Pajhwok): Pakistani politician on Friday showed disagreement over the country’s security establishment decision to close Torkham and Spoinboldak crossing. Afrasiab Khattak, senior member of the Awami National Party (ANP), told Pajhwok... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan on Friday closed Torkham crossing in the aftermath of recent blast at the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sindh province in which 70 people were killed and over hundred wounded, a media report said on Friday. The... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan on Friday summoned officials of the Afghan embassy to the General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi to lodge protest against the use of Afghan soil by terrorists to carry out attacks in Pakistan, a media report said on... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Central Asia-South Asia (CASA-1000) electricity supply project could not be completed on schedule due to a delay in the award of a contract for converter stations following a request from a French company, a media report said on... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Russia said on Tuesday that any decision by the United States to withdraw its forces from Afghanistan would worsen the situation in the country, a media report said. Moscow had not yet spoken to the Trump administration over the... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 20 people were killed and nearly 50 others wounded in a blast at a vegetable market in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal region of Kurram on Saturday morning. “At least 20 people have been killed and 49 others wounded,”... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): After months of dry weather, most provinces of the country, including Kabul, received rain and snowfall on Tuesday. The wet spell is expected to continue over the next couple of days. Plain areas were lashed by rains and... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): NATO Resolute Support (RS) Commander has termed Afghan government and Hizb-i-Islami (HIA) peace deal an "encouraging" step in the effort to resolve the country's conflict, a media report said on Saturday. "This is positive in the... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): A media report on Saturday hinted at Gulbadin Hikmatyar, a Hizb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) head, whose negotiating team has just signed a historic peace deal with Afghan government, could run for next presidential election.... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Independence Day celebrations are at fever pitch as roads, shopping centres and important sites across the country have been decorated with lights and national flag. The Independence Day is celebrated in Afghanistan on August 18... read more
More than a decade after the Taliban, who banned girls from education, were ousted from power, female students in provinces and even the central capital Kabul continue to drop out of school after reaching 5th or 6th class due to cultural... read more