KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) plans to launch three new programmes focused on women’s situation, good governance and municipality services in several provinces.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Welcoming the Senate confirmation of Peter Michael McKinley as next US ambassador to Afghanistan, the White House on Wednesday said it looked forward to him implementing the strategic partnership with the new Afghan government.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The US Ambassador in Kabul on Wednesday said his country encouraged enforcement of the law on Elimination of Violence against Women (EVAW) as essential legal instrument to combat gender-based violence in Afghanistan and end impunity.
KABUL (Pajhwok): US President Barack Obama has quietly issued guidelines allowing American forces to target Taliban and Al Qaeda fighters in Afghanistan and conduct air support for Afghan operations when needed post-2014.
WASHINGTON (PAN): The United States needs to sustain its financial and security assistance to Afghanistan to ensure lasting peace and stability in the war-torn country, a President Obama confident has said.