ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): The Foreign Office in Islamabad on Thursday urged Kabul administration to put in place strong measures for better management of the border between the two neighbouring countries and to check illegal cross-border movement.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Preparing to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan by this year’s end, the US is now focused on connecting the economies of South and Central Asia, a top President Obama administration official said Wednesday.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Dubbing the April 5 vote a giant leap forward in achieving peace and stability, President Hamid Karzai on Thursday hoped for the final results to be announced to the waiting masses on schedule.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Deciding to continue peace talks with the Taliban on a slow pace based on a wait and see policy, a powerful Pakistani committee on Thursday reaffirmed the government’s resolve to improve relations with neighbouring countries.
LASHKARGAH/ASADABAD (Pajhwok): At least 45 ballot boxes have been quarantined in southern Helmand province, while a vote recount of 10 ballot boxes is underway in eastern Kunar province, officials said on Thursday.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Concerned over the disappearance of a veteran Taliban leader, Agha Jan Mutasim, in the UAE, the High Peace Council (HPC) on Thursday said hidden and unhidden hands had always been there to sabotage the Afghan peace process when a breakthrough was expected.
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Some public representatives of northern Jawzjan province in Wolesi Jirga and provincial council were leveling allegations against each other of not interested to address problems of their constituencies.