WASHINGTON (PAN): Influential Congressman from New York, Peter King, on Tuesday demanded an investigation by the US Director of National Intelligence (DNI) into recent insider attacks that killed 40 foreign soldiers in Afghanistan this year.
ZARANJ (PAN): President Hamid Karzai, accompanied by some of his Cabinet ministers, on Tuesday arrived in the capital of northwestern Nimroz province and met with relatives of those killed and wounded in last week’s coordinated suicide attacks.
KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai, after offering Eidul Fitr prayers at the Presidential Palace in Kabul, on Sunday condemned the repeated insurgent attacks that took place during the holy month of Ramadan in various provinces.
WASHINGTON (PAN): US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Saturday called President Hamid Karzai and discussed with him the progress in war against terrorism and the security transition from international forces to their Afghan counterparts
KABUL (PAN): The two-day Islamic Solidarity Summit ended early on Thursday in the holy city of Makkah, with participants stressing pragmatic focus on inter-sectarian harmony and Islamic unity, and a clear and unambiguous stand against the Bashar Al-Assad regime in Syria.
KABUL (PAN): The 93rd Afghanistan’s Independence Day was celebrated during a simple ceremony in Kabul, with President Hamid Karzai placing a wreath of flowers next to the minaret of liberty at the Ministry of Defence.
KABUL (PAN): Former lawmaker Abdul Kabir Ranjbar, who faces charges of rape and abducting a young girl, has claimed his fundamental human rights were infringed under the guise of his one and a half month detention by the intelligence service.