Afghan activists arrived in Kabul after a 700-kilometer peace march lasting 40 days. But hopes that an Eid cease-fire would be extended appeared to be dashed after the Taliban renewed hostilities.
Radio Liberty. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:27:00 +0000.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has issued a statement condemning soldiers who flew a Nazi swastika flag above a military vehicle while on duty in Afghanistan in 2007, Voice of America reported Saturday.
Fox News. Sun, 17 Jun 2018 19:00:00 GMT.
KABUL (Reuters) - A car bomb killed at least 26 people at a gathering of Taliban and Afghan armed forces in the eastern city of Nangarhar on Saturday, an official said, as soldiers and militants celebrated an unprecedented Eid ceasefire.
Reuters. Sat, 16 Jun 2018 13:12:34 -0400.
A suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd of Afghan Taliban, security forces and civilians celebrating an unprecedented ceasefire in the war-torn country on Saturday, killing at least 20 people, officials said.
Newsmax. Sat, 16 Jun 2018 11:08:36 EDT.
Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah was killed in a U.S. airstrike near the border with Afghanistan on Thursday, a senior Afghan Defence Ministry official told Reuters on Friday.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Fri, 15 Jun 2018 07:17:26 EDT.
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev held talks with the President of Afghanistan Muhammad Ashraf Ghani in Qingdao (China), the press service of the head of Uzbekistan said in a statement.
Uzbekistan Daily. Sat, 09 Jun 2018 19:59:40 +0500.
An inspector general report shows the deep flaws in Afghanistan's anti-corruption efforts. Until the Afghan government tries harder, "corrupt networks" may control even law enforcement.
By Charles Tiefer, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 6 Jun 2018 17:53:00 -0400.
Facts About Afghanistan
The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is a landlocked, mountainous country
which is located in south central Asia. Its capital city is Kabul,
and its national currency is the Afghani.
In 2007, Afghanistan's estimated population was 31,890,000, and the
primary languages used in Afghanistan are Dari and Pashto.