KABUL (PAN): The cultivation, trafficking and use of illicit drugs remain critical challenges for Afghanistan, with negative social, economic, security and political effects, the Ministry of Counter-Narcotics (MCN) said on Saturday.
KABUL (PAN):As Afghanistan moves closer to NATO's 2014 withdrawal deadline, the BBC’s service for Afghanistan in Pashto and Dari is mounting a special week of programming in collaboration with local partner radio stations, engaging Afghans in a conversation about their country’s future.
JALALABAD (PAN): The Haj and Islamic Affairs department in eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday launched a ballot process to select intending pilgrims who would be sent to Saudi Arabia over the next three years.
KABUL (PAN): The United Nations said on Wednesday that women’ shelters in Afghanistan were vital as they provided safe homes for those in distress and called on the authorities to protect women from violence.
WASHINGTON (PAN): For the third time in five years, Afghanistan has been elected as the vice president for the upcoming United Nations (UN) General Assembly, reflecting the growing recognition of the country at international level.