Opium production in Afghanistan has increased 43 percent in the past year.
Most of Afghanistan's pomegranates are exported to Pakistan, where prices are often low and where border crossings can be fickle. Border problems between Afghanistan and Pakistan, which even saw exchanges of artillery fire earlier this year, have simmered for months, part of a longer running dispute over the frontier between the two neighbours that...
China needs trains to cross through Afghanistan in order to link all the parts of its "One Belt, One Road" trade corridor.
Soros has vehemently condemned Russia's bombing campaign in Syria, accusing President Vladimir Putin of aggressively exploiting a power void.
STOCKHOLM, Sept 22- Hazaras are a mainly Shi'ite community, several thousand of whom have fled to Sweden in recent years to escape abuse and poverty in marginalised communities in Afghanistan and Iran. Many fled to Iran and Pakistan, where rights groups say they are still persecuted. There are around 951,000 Afghan refugees in Iran, many of them Hazaras, and 1.56...
STOCKHOLM, Sept 22- Hazaras are a mainly Shi'ite community, several thousand of whom have fled to Sweden in recent years to escape abuse and poverty in marginalized communities in Afghanistan and Iran. Many fled to Iran and Pakistan, where rights groups say they are still persecuted. There are around 951,000 Afghan refugees in Iran, many of them Hazaras, and 1.56...
SVANGSTA, Sweden, Sept 22- Mustafa Ansari's journey ended one April morning in his bedroom in a quiet Swedish village. During nine months in Sweden, the authorities had not managed to carry out a single interview for his asylum application. His story highlights the limits on capacity even in a country like Sweden, which has one of the most open policies towards...
According to Afghan officials two gunmen forced their way into the institution, killing 12 people, including seven students.
One gunman is dead and another thought to be on the loose at American University of Afghanistan after attack on institution, NBC News reports.
Officials said 15 Guantanamo inmates were transferred to the United Arab Emirates, the largest transfer during President Obama's administration.
Contrary to the apparent conclusion of Donald Trump, the terror quasi-state known as ISIS was not founded by Barack Obama.
A top U.S. military commander said that the militant group that calls itself Islamic State is on the retreat "on all fronts" as the number of its combatants at its disposal declines.
France is more vulnerable to business disruption than emerging markets like South Africa, Argentina, Brazil — and even Afghanistan, says a new report.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for a truck bomb attack on a military and logistics services compound in Kabul early on Monday.
The Syrian who blew himself up in southern Germany, wounding 15 people, had pledged allegiance to Islamic State on a video found on his mobile phone.
ISIS claimed responsibility for a suicide attack in the Afghan capital Kabul that killed at least 61 people and wounded more than 200.
CNBC's John Harwood sums up President Obama's statement on how he is going to slow Afghanistan troop withdrawal.
President Barack Obama said the U.S. will keep 8,400 troops in Afghanistan through the end of the year, more than originally planned.
President Obama delivers a statement on Afghanistan and how even narrow missions continue to be dangerous.
Lebanon's politics might be in a mess but the country's central bank is determined to maintain the country's financial stability, its governor said.