JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two Afghan Local Police (ALP) members, including a commander, were killed and a third wounded in a suicide attack in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday, an official said.
KABUL (Pajhwok): China's special representative for Afghanistan, in a meeting with President Hamid Karzai, has said that Beijing is eager to bolster bilateral ties with Kabul in economic and other areas.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The presidential election audit resumed on Thursday after 48 hours of suspension for training representatives of the candidates and observers, the Independent Election Commission (IEC).
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The United States expressed “broad satisfaction” with the progress made in ballot auditing, saying that given the complexity and unprecedented scope of the effort, it was not surprising that issues arose during the process.
KABUL (Pajhwok): A court in eastern Nangarhar province will take up next week Pakistani journalist Faizullah Khan’s appeal against his conviction and four-year jail sentence, a report said on Wednesday.
KABUL (Pajhwok): A joint parliamentary panel, ignoring protests from civil society organisations, has endorsed a draft law giving lawmakers perks and privileges even after completing their tenure, an official said on Wednesday.
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday strongly condemned brazen Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip and extended his condolences to Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas over the martyrdom of hundreds of people.