KABUL (PAN): Next year’s presidential and provincial council elections may not be held in some insecure areas if effective security measures are not put in place, the poll panel chief warned on Monday.
KABUL (PAN): The top commander of NATO and US forces in Afghanistan on Sunday supported President Hamid Karzai’s intention to ban government forces from requesting airstrikes during operation in rural areas.
KABUL (PAN): The National Security Council (NSC) on Sunday decided to form a delegation that would formally ask US-led coalition forces for an end to operations by the special units they have created in different provinces of the country.
KABUL (PAN): Afghan Millat Party chairman Stana Gul Sherzad on Sunday warned the government and opposition that interference in the electoral process could spark a new round of civil war in the country.
KABUL (PAN): The government’s decision on barring Afghan security personnel from requesting air support during security operations amounts to formal recognition of Taliban as a force in the countryside, an opposition leader alleged on Sunday.