|Afghan election soap opera turns tearjerker|
Monday, 07.28.2014, 10:44am
| |ByL Dr. Ehsan Azar- Amid allegations of massive fraud on both sides, the preliminary results of June 14 run-off election
in Afghanistan gave a commanding lead to Ashraf Ghani by winning 56.4
percent of the vote to his rival Abdullah’s 43.4 percent. In the first
round of the election, Mr Abdullah finished with 45 percent of the vote,
|Karzai urged Taliban group leaders to stop war on Afghan people|
Monday, 07.28.2014, 10:25am
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has once again called on Taliban militants to renounce violence and join peace process. President Karzai was speaking after attending the Eid al-Fitr prayers in ARG Presidential Palace.
|Special IG Report: Afghans Losing Track of U.S-Provided Weapons|
Monday, 07.28.2014, 09:31am
Jim Geraghty- The U.S. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction
just released a report revealing that the Afghan military and police
forces are doing a poor job of keeping track of the weapons provided to
them by the U.S. Department of Defense.
|Iran Plays a Waiting Game in Afghanistan|
Monday, 07.21.2014, 07:38pm
| |It has been a worrisome few weeks for Iran. The negotiations with world powers over its nuclear program are seeing significant differences,
there is chaos in Iraq to Iran’s west, and more recently, the political
transition in its eastern neighbor, Afghanistan, hit a serious bump
with allegations of fraud threatening to derail the process.
|ISI has been effective in fighting terror, says China’s new Afghan envoyISI has been effective in fighting terror, says China’s new Afghan envoy|
Monday, 07.21.2014, 07:35pm
China’s newly appointed special envoy for
Afghanistan Sun Yuxi on Monday strongly backed the role played by
Pakistan in fighting terrorism amid concern from some Afghan and Indian
officials about the destabilising role played by Pakistan-linked terror
groups in the country.
|Pakistan to set up dry ports for trade with India and Afghanistan|
Friday, 07.18.2014, 08:04am
The government of Pakistan has decided to establish dry ports at the points of Torkham, Chaman at Pak-Afghan border and Wagha at eastern boder with India at a cost of Rs20.196 billion to facilitate trade with neighbouring countries.