Around 100 Afghan lawmakers today demanded that President Hamid Karzai inaugurate a new parliament by December 19, despite continuing disputes over the results of a fraud-marred election.
NATO said today its forces have arrested several people suspected of involvement in an attack that killed six coalition soldiers on December 12.
The Afghan government has unveiled plans for a $100 million electronic identification system, with cards to be issued to all Afghans within five years.
The NATO-led force in Afghanistan says six of its troops have been killed in an insurgent attack in the south of the country.
Fifteen Afghan civilians were killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the country's southern Helmand province.
The governments of Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India have signed an accord for a new transnational pipeline to take Turkmen gas to India.
A group of Afghan deminers abducted by gunmen in the southeastern province of Khost has been freed.
With globalization multiplying the avenues by which corrupt practices span the globe, experts are debating the nature of corruption and how to stop it.
Daud Khattak discusses the destruction of Pakistan's Swat Valley by the Taliban, the Pakistani government, and devastating floods.
Corruption is on the rise in many countries, but so is the number of people willing to report incidents of it, according to a new report by the watchdog group Transparency International.
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates today said U.S. Marines have reversed Taliban gains in one of the toughest battlefields in southern Afghanistan.
A new state company that will provide 50 percent of all fuel needed by the U.S. transit center at Manas airport near Bishkek was officially launched today.