WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The ongoing operation in Pakistan’s North Waziristan tribal region has resulted in displacement of thousands of families, a serious concern for Afghanistan, the country’s diplomat said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): America’s Special Representatives for Afghanistan and Pakistan James Dobbins arrived in Kabul on Wednesday to meet key Afghan and international stakeholders to support the electoral process.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work has reiterated America’s strong partnership with Afghanistan, the Pentagon said at the conclusion of his three-day trip to the country on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Amidst allegations of large-scale electoral fraud by presidential runner Dr Abdullah, the White House on Monday called for an impartial review and adjudication of all rigging claims.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Afghanistan is a source, transit and destination country for men, women and children subjected to forced labour and sex trafficking, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): A key congressional committee has approved $1.9 billion for the State Department and USAID operations in Afghanistan. Of the amount, $961.4 million will be spent on assistance programmes.