Citizens of Afghanistan head to the polls on Saturday to elect a new president. A successful vote will be a huge milestone for the country - the first time in its history that power is transferred democratically.
Pakistan's elected government will soon transfer power to an interim government, which will supervise general elections in the country. The US wants a "stronger than ever" civilan setup in Pakistan. Anwar Iqbal reports.
War-ravaged Afghanistan is expected to hold parliamentary elections this October but recent attacks on voter registration centers suggest that the elections could exact a higher toll than previously expected.
At least 57 people have been killed in a blast in Afghanistan's capital after several weeks of relative calm. The attack highlights ongoing security concerns ahead of delayed elections planned for October.
Trump's withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal could have serious implications for ties between Tehran and Kabul, which heavily relies on US support. Will Iran pressure the US by ramping up support for the Taliban?
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