Afghanistan Is Trying to Save Its Child Bombers
In a room full of loud teenagers, 17-year-old Mohammad Ehsan is the quietest. (The names of the boys in this piece have been changed to protect their identities.) The other boys in this juvenile ...
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.
One of Afghanistan’s most powerful police chiefs, General Abdul Raziq, was among those killed in an insider attack on the Kandahar governor’s office on Thursday. An official of the Afghan spy agency, the National Directorate of Security, was also killed in the attack, an official source confirmed to Asia Times. Kandahar Governor Zalmai Wesa is...
The provincial capital was besieged by the Taliban in August and security remains tenuous
Taliban targeted police chief and US General Scott Miller, who was unharmed
After a delay of nearly three years, Afghans are preparing to vote in the parliamentary elections on October 20. But even before the vote begins, the process has been blighted by insecurity, violence, political intrigue and mounting instability. Despite security threats and concerns over the electoral process, there is an unmistakable excitement among Afghans across...
The attacks come after signs of progress in talks between the US and the group
Imran Khan calls India arrogant, while India rails against Pakistan's 'evil agenda'