The newly-appointed U.S. special envoy to Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad, recently concluded a trip to Afghanistan, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Qatar aimed at setting the stage for talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban. Mr. Khalilzad met with Taliban representatives in Qatar […]
Voting to be extended in districts where polling stations were closed due to violence
‘I feel responsible for my country’s future’
Narendra Singh Khalsa is country’s only minority candidate and expected to win
Some 8.8 million Afghans are expected to vote on Saturday in the country’s parliamentary elections as tens of thousands of forces fan out across the country to protect 21,000 polling stations.