Dozens of insurgents, including senior commanders, have been killed and many more injured during the recent ongoing clearing operation in Sangin district, Helmand province, Afghan security officials said.
NATO leaders have reaffirmed their commitment to supporting Afghanistan. The pledge was renewed at the NATO Summit, held earlier this month in Wales, the United Kingdom. The gathering brought together leaders from 60 countries, including the President of the United States, Barack Obama, and the British Prime Minister David Cameron.
Senior officials, national team members and cricket lovers on Saturday thronged the Kabul International Airport to celebrate the arrival of the 2015 Cricket World Cup trophy.
To underscore the United Nations Secretary-General’s call for a successful conclusion to Afghanistan’s presidential election process, the world body’s Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, today paid a brief visit to Kabul, where he met with the country’s two presidential candidates, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai.
- Vote recount, audit process completed: IEC
- UNESCO launches bidding process to design Bamyan Museum and Cultural Centre
- Afghan forces to receive $5.1b in annual aid
- NATO leaders agree to fund Afghan forces
- Phone-based health service launched in Kabul
- Karzai urges Ghani, Abdullah to reach a deal soon
- Govt representative to attend Wales summit: MoFA
- Germany committed to Afghanistan