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Afghan beauty parlours are a sanctuary for city women

by Anne Chaon KABUL, Afghanistan | AFP – The photos in the window promise much: languorous, kohl-rimmed eyes and bright, bold nails —

US aims to eliminate IS from Afghanistan this year

After dropping a monster bomb on its fighters, then targeting its leader, the US military is looking to destroy the Islamic

Pakistan building border fence with Afghanistan: officials

Pakistan has begun building a fence along its border with Afghanistan to curtail the movement of militants, its army said, in

Pakistan PM orders reopening of border with Afghanistan

Pakistan on Monday ordered the border with Afghanistan to be reopened “immediately”, a month after it was closed amid soaring tensions

Afghan death toll from heavy snowfall, avalanches hits 191

The death toll from avalanches and freezing weather conditions across Afghanistan has risen to 191, officials said Friday, as rescue operations

Six Red Cross staff killed, two missing in Afghanistan

Suspected Islamic State gunmen killed six Afghan employees of the Red Cross delivering relief supplies in snowbound northern Afghanistan on Wednesday,

Music school hits right note for Kabul’s street children

by Anne CHAON KABUL, Afghanistan – Short and upright in his grey suit, Wahidullah enchants his audience as his fingers dance