KABUL (Pajhwok): The grand council of Safi tribe on Thursday expressed deep concerns over sporadic and unprovoked shelling by Pakistani military and demanded an immediate end to rocket attacks into eastern Kunar province.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaint Commission (IECC) would start investigating complaints against alleged irregularities in the presidential and provincial council ballots once the vote auditing process was concluded, an official said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The White House on Wednesday asked Afghanistan to reverse its decision to expel The New York Times (NYT) reporter, Matthew Rosenberg, calling the action a significant step backward for the freedom of the press in the country.
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday renewed his concerns at the negative effects the delay in announcing the presidential election results was having on people's lives, especially security, economic and governance issues.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The European Union announced on Wednesday its latest contribution to the Afghan National Police of $95 million to enable the government to continue to pay police officers and uniformed personnel of the Central Prison Department.
KABUL (Pajhwok): More foreign aid would be needed to strengthen Afghan security forces after the drawdown of international troops and the current insurgency in the country, officials said on Wednesday.