KABUL (Pajhwok): Late Vice-President Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim was laid to rest in the Deh-i-Kipak area of the capital Kabul on Tuesday, as tens of thousands of mourners turned out to pay their last respects.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): A coalition of scientists from the US and Afghanistan Monday released 60 high-tech maps that will help chart a course for future economic development, officials from the two countries said.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of religious leaders coming from a number of provinces to Kabul on Monday said they would support presidential candidate Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai in next month’s elections and urged him to implement Sharia law if he won.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan’s federal minister for states and frontier regionsalongwith a delegation will arrive in Kabul on Tuesday to attend the funeral ceremony of late Mohammad Qasim Fahim, Afghanistan’s Vice-President.
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A large number of people on Monday complained they could not be issued voter registration cards due to insufficient staff at the provincial Independent Election Commission (IEC) office in northwestern Faryab province.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The European Union (EU) special representative in Afghanistan on Monday said they were “deeply concerned” at the level of violence against Afghan women, and urged upon the government to adopt all measures to protect the gender's rights.