The U.S.-Pakistani relationship has had its ups and downs. But Pakistan is a nuclear-armed state with a powerful security reach, and U.S. President Donald Trump this week signaled his intention to play hardball with Islamabad over its suspected support for extremist groups.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The CEO office on Thursday said a Loya Jirga to amend the Constitution and create a prime ministerial slot would be convened after Wolesi Jirga and district council elections next nea ... Read more
Some 50 representatives of Belarusian opposition groups faced problems while visiting Russia's Smolensk region, where they commemorated the 22,000 Polish officers executed by the Soviets 77 years ago. Read more
Ukraine celebrated its Independence Day with an elaborate military parade through central Kyiv. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis was among the guests for the event, which included columns of Ukrainia ... Read more
By Farid Tanha on 24 August 2017 MAHMUD RAQI (Pajhwok): Two police personnel and as many civilians were killed in a roadside bombing in Nijrab district of central Kapisa province on Thursday. Kapisa p ... Read more
If you’re a woman and are infertile or have “too much facial hair” you can’t become a teacher in Iran, according to a new list of conditions and illnesses issued by the Iranian Education Ministry that ... Read more
By Yousuf Zarifi on 24 August 2017 JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Drugs carried on four mules were seized and two smugglers detained in Dur Baba district of eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday, officials sai ... Read more
The last Russian activist imprisoned following clashes at a protest on the eve of President Vladimir Putin's inauguration to his current term has been released after serving his 30-month sentence. Read more