Sajid Malikzada

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Afghans are rooting for Zalmay Khalilzad to end up in Trump administration

<b>Correction:</b> An earlier version of this report incorrectly stated that Zalmay Khalilzad, a former U.S. ambassador, had “endorsed” Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential race. Although Khalilzad spoke favorably of Trump during his campaign and said he would not rule out serving in his administration, …

Kabul welcomes back National Geographic's green-eyed 'Afghan Girl'

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan’s president on Wednesday welcomed back Sharbat Gula, the green-eyed “Afghan Girl” whose 1985 photo in National Geographic became a symbol of her country’s wars, offering her a furnished apartment after she was deported by Pakistan.<p>Sharbat Gula (L), the green-eyed "Afghan …

Afghanistan: 4 killed in Taliban claimed attack on German consulate in Mazar-i-Sharif

<b>Kabul</b>: A Taliban suicide bomber rammed a car packed with explosives into a wall around the German consulate in the northern Afghan city of …

Afghanistan

Afghanistan and Pakistan are worried over Trump's foreign-policy and anti-Muslim rhetoric

Donald Trump's win has been received with shock and wariness in Afghanistan and Pakistan as politicians fretted about how he may change long-standing US foreign policy, while the public worried what his anti-Muslim campaign rhetoric would mean for them.<p>Social media platforms reverberated with …

Afghan official: Taliban attack German consulate, killing 6

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Germany's consulate in northern Afghanistan was attacked when a suicide car bomber rammed the compound, killing six people …

Extremism