According to Afghan Presidential Palace, less than 1 million children had access to education during Taliban reign, which collapsed in late 2001, but the number has soared to more than 9.5 million children with 40 percent of them girls attending 15,000 schools across the country in 2016.
Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) on Thursday urged the new Zimbabwean government to dismantle all pillars of repression and oppression that had been put in place by former President Robert Mugabe.
A study showed that record numbers of immigrants have attempted to cross the Mediterranean Sea from north Africa between January 1 and November 19 this year.
The UN nuclear agency Thursday said Tehran has given UN inspectors access to all the nuclear sites they needed to visit to implement the nuclear safeguard regime in the country.
The leaders of Russia, Iran and Turkey met Wednesday to discuss the prolonged Syrian crisis, optimistic about a political settlement that would end the six-year war and restore lasting peace and stability in war-torn Syria.
Qatar and Japan announced Wednesday mutual visa exemption for holders of diplomatic and special passports, said the official website of Qatar's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Afghan security personnel take position during military operation
Indian PM holds talks with Sri Lankan counterpart in New Delhi
Over 9.5 mln Afghan children have access to education in 2016
UN marks Int'l Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Ousted Zimbabwe Vice President returns to hero’s welcome in Harare
Hariri to hold off on resignation as PM
Iran says providing "advisory" support for Yemeni militants
Volvo starts to produce small premium SUV in Belgium
Spotlight: Chinese firm helps Belarus realize "car dream"
Chinese consortium to build metro line in Kiev
Syria welcomes outcome of Sochi trilateral talks on Syria crisis solution
2016 U.S. presidential election