WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Friday stoutly supported the new agreement for NATO to advise, train, and assist Afghan security forces after its combat operations end on Dec 31, media reports Saturday.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The United States on Friday welcomed the prospect of improved co-operation between Afghanistan and Pakistan, calling President Ashraf Ghani’s trip to Islamabad as important in this regard.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Describing Afghanistan as a positive part of the US-China relationship, Obama administration officials on Thursday said there had been increasing convergence of interest between the two countries on the issue.
KABUL/WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): For the first time after the political transition in Afghanistan, US President Barack Obama spoke with his Afghan counterpart Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai over the telephone late on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The World Bank (WB) on Monday projected a dismal 1.5 percent growth rate for Afghanistan for the year 2014, attributing this to the uncertainty over political and security transition in the country.