KABUL (Pajhwok): Former president Hamid Karzai and the Afghan Taliban have condemned yesterday’s attack on a school in the capital of Pakistan’s northeastern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. The raid left 141 dead, including 132 children.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): A former employee of a US contractor was indicted on Tuesday in the Eastern District of Texas for allegedly soliciting and accepting bribes in exchange for his influence in awarding government-funded contracts in Afghanistan.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The White House on Tuesday ruled out any change in its drawdown plan from Afghanistan in the aftermath of the brazen terrorist attack on a Peshawar school and reiterated that it has a long-term committed to Afghanistan.
KABUL (Pajhwok): National Security Adviser Hanif Atmar on Tuesday telephoned his Pakistani counterpart to convey condolences from the government and people over the loss of innocent lives in a terrorist attack on a school in Peshawar.
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Residents of the Kaldar district of northern Balkh province say the Amu River has submerged large swathes of their agriculture lands and local influential figures have grabbed their remaining fields.