KABUL (PAN): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) and UN Women on Monday urged Afghan authorities to step up their efforts to ensure the law on the Elimination of Violence Against Women (EVAW) was fully implemented in line with their international commitments.
KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Monday strongly condemned a suicide attack that killed more than a dozen people in northern Baghlan province, including the provincial council head, Mohammad Rassoul Mohseni.
KABUL (PAN): The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) on Sunday agreed to providing $20 million in aid to Afghanistan for capacity building programmes and bringing improvement to municipality system in four major provinces.
KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan and Oman have decided to develop a memorandum of understanding on establishing a joint commission to work for a cooperation framework in various fields, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Sunday.
KABUL (PAN): The ISAF commander on Thursday denounced the suicide attack in a residential neighbourhood of Kabul, saying the militants would not be able to deter the Afghans from pursuing a brighter future.