President Ghani a day earlier, while announcing extension in government ceasefire, called on insurgents to do the same
Several hundred yoga practitioners unrolled their mats on the lawn of the United States Capitol on Saturday to celebrate the International Day of Yoga, which takes place June 21. From Washington, VOA's Jill Craig has more.
Afghan President Ghani announces his government is extending its cease-fire
Holiday marks the end of the Ramadan holy month
Killing of Shujaat Bukhari, seen as a strong voice for dialogue, reconciliation, and peace sent shock waves through the region
Pakistani army says it 'valiantly' repulsed all attempts to overrun its posts in shootout in the North Waziristan border district
World Cup fever hit the United Nations Thursday as ambassadors and staffers gathered to watch the opening match and celebrate the link between peace and sport. Our U.N. Correspondent Margaret Besheer was there.
Intelligence sources tell VOA the attack eliminated Mullah Fazlullah and several of his key commanders
US leader draws criticism from some quarters back home for saluting three-star general No Kwang Chol at the Singapore summit
Unconfirmed reports from locals say Mullah Fazlullah was killed
Match is milestone for Afghan sportsmen, persevering despite conflict and tough conditions to emerge on international cricket arena