WASHINGTON (PAN): US President Barack Obama and his Afghan counterpart, Hamid Karzai, on Wednesday reaffirmed their shared goals of a "stable, strong and prosperous Afghanistan", but warned that there would be dark days ahead.
WASHINGTON (PAN): US President Barack Obama and his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai have agreed the reintegration and reconciliation process has to be an Afghan-led initiative and Washington will lend Kabul all possible support in this regard.
WASHINGTON (PAN): Secretary of State Hillary Clinton kicked off crucial US-Afghan dialogue by praising Afghan cricketers, a move that helped her establish an instant rapport with members of the visiting delegation.
KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan's upper house of parliament on Tuesday called on the government to take action against security officials in western Nimroz province where last week six suicide bombers attacked a government office, leaving several people dead.
KABUL (PAN): An international rights group has urged President Hamid Karzai and his US counterpart Barack Obama, who are scheduled to meet in Washington on Wednesday, to ensure women's rights are not sacrificed in deals with insurgents.