An Afghan official says at least nine people were killed when a gas cylinder exploded in Kabul.
Salang pass which connects northern parts of Afghanistan to the capital Kabul has been blocked due to heavy snowfalls, an official said on Saturday.
At least 30 people were killed when a gold mine collapsed in Badakhshan province Sunday, local officials said.
The Wakhan Corridor is the panhandle of Badakhshan Province in the far northeast of Afghanistan, a long (220 km) narrow (16-64 km) area wedged between Tajikistan to the north and Pakistan to the south.
President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said the International Islamic University would be built in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan along with the Technology Park.
At least eight civilians including two women were killed in a traffic accident on Wednesday morning in Parwan province when two Toyota Corolla vehicles collided, Parwan provincial traffic department said.
The Ministry of Higher Education of Afghanistan on Wednesday announced the results of the university entrance test results, Kankor results. The Minister of Higher Education Dr. Najibullah Khwaja Omari announced the results of the test during a gathering in Kabul today.
Religious scholars on Sunday called for punishing those involved in administrative corruption and immoral acts under the Sharia Law.
Following deadly NATO attacks on Pakistani border posts, the country has refused to attend the upcoming international conference on the situation in Afghanistan. But as the most influential nation in helping stabilize their war-torn neighbor, Pakistan's presence is crucial, German commentators say on ...