A major tree experiment centre will be inaugurated in Kabul this year, potentially reducing the country's reliance on import, according to officials.
Youth who are left unemployed are joining militant groups in southern Kandahar province, its police chief has said.
Afghanistan has many investment opportunities in various areas, President Ashraf Ghani said during his visit to Singapore on Friday.
The amount of territory controlled by the Islamic State militant group in Afghanistan has shrunk by 67 percent from its maximum in 2015, NATO mission here said Thursday.
Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal, the Hezb-i-Islami faction leader has urged the main group to do not introduce its members as nominees for the cabinet of the National Unity Government.
The National Unity Government has no other option but to hold the parliamentary election, the Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah's spokesman said Thursday.
An adult woman's dead body has been found outside of her home in a trouble condition in Taloqan, the capital of north-eastern Takhar province, police said Thursday.
U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed several issues including the situation in Afghanistan and the conflict in eastern Ukraine, during a telephone conversation on Wednesday, the White House said.
The Taliban have established customs check-points and taking illegal money on highways and roads in southern Zabul province, the provincial council secretary and some transporters said Wednesday.
Afghan government's "Invest in Afghanistan" plan won the first position among Central Asian countries and Caucuses –Russia in Annual Investment Meeting in Dubai city of the United Arab Emirates.