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India nods educational MoU with Afghanistan

AT-The Union cabinet of India has given its nod to signagreements with Afghanistan in the field of education which will allow studentsfrom that country to use courses devised here. The MoU would facilitate students and faculty of educational institutions in Afghanistan to register and use the SWAYAM courses. SWAYAM is …

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U.S. Army Green Beret charged with murder of Afghan man

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: A U.S. Army Green Beret major has been charged withmurder in the death of an Afghan man during his 2010 deployment to the war-torncountry, the U.S. military says. A spokesman said on December 13 that Major Matthew Golsteyn’s commander had determined that “sufficient evidence exists” to warrant …

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Khalilzad meets Stoltenberg in Brussels

AT-KABUL: NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg met US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad in Brussels. A brief statement from the Western military alliance said that Ambassador Khalilzad would address the North Atlantic Council. The North Atlantic Council expressed support for Khalilzad’s efforts to promote an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned …

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American soldier dies in non-combat incident

AT-KABUL: A US soldier assigned to the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission has died in a non-combat related incident in Afghanistan. The service member’s name would be released 24 hours after next of kin notification in line with NATO policy. The incident is currently under investigation. Thursday’s death of the US …

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