The United Nations (UN) Children's Fund (UNICEF) is calling for support for efforts to raise the minimum recruitment age for children in the armed forces. A working group in Geneva is dealing with

THREE thousand people are feared dead in flash floods caused by heavy rains in northeastern Afghanistan in the first week of September. A nine metre-high tidal wave brought torrents

This report is intended to serve as a reference source of the mineral resources of Afghanistan, the possibilities of their exploitation, needs for further exploration and strategies and policies that Afghanistan might employ to develop its mineral resources with the support of bilateral assistance, regional and worldwide development institutions

Brief studies of microearthquakes in four separate parts of eastern Afghanistan reveal a high level of seismicity over a broad area. In general, the activity is not concentrated on well-defined faults, nor does it define new faults, but seismicity on or close to the Chainart and Sarubi faults attests to their activity. First motions of P waves are consistent with left- and right-lateral strike-slip motion, respectively, on these two faults.

Prolonged civil war has resulted in very poor governance and a battered economy and environment in Afghanistan. Firewood is the primary source of household energy in Afghanistan.

India is all set to give its consent for an inter-governmental agreement on the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) pipeline, which will be signed in Turkmenistan at a summit meet next week.

Shoumojit Banerjee

Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party national spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday said petroleum products in neighbouring countries were far cheaper and accused the Congress of

Looking at household dynamics in relation to gender is crucial for successful household energy interventions. Women

The Pak-Tajik Joint Economic Commission (JEC) meeting wants to establish an energy hub and provide electricity to deficit countries, Federal Minister for water and power, Rajaz Pervez Ashraf, said here on Monday.

There has been a lot of worthless chatter about what President Barack Obama should say about Iran