Save the Children calls for end to corporal punishment in Afghanistan after death of a high school student
Save the Children is urging the Afghan government to properly enforce its corporal punishment ban following reports that a high school student died after facing violence at school. The incident took place in the northern Afghan province of Balk.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg concluded a two-day visit to Afghanistan on Thursday (28 September 2017), following a visit to NATO’s headquarters for southern Afghanistan.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is currently visiting the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan together with the US Secretary of Defense, James Mattis.
Afghan government has taken full control of the air traffic operations from the NATO, according to the officials of the Afghanistan Civil Aviation Authority (ACAA).
At least 22 insurgents affiliated with the Taliban and Islamic State (IS) groups have been killed and 21 others injured in the ongoing military operation in eastern Nangarhar province.
Germany and Netherlands announced the successful completion of many development projects in southern Uruzgan province this week.
The officials of Afghanistan, Iran and India held wide-ranging talks during a two-day summit in Tehran on a trilateral agreement that will facilitate the transit of goods from the Iranian port of Chabahar.
A former top prosecutor in northern Samangan province was arrested by local police on Sunday for sexually assaulting his 13-year-old adopted daughter, according to local officials.
U.S. Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive by the Haqqani Network, an affiliate group of the Taliban, in Afghanistan for five years, suffered “horrible abuse”, according to a U.S. defense official.