KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Saturday congratulated the nation on Afghanistan’s historic victory over a test cricket playing nation Bangladesh in their Asia Cup match, as wild celebrations left six people injured.
KABUL (Pajhwok): In a fresh development, Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Saturday announced a unilateral one month ceasefire amid optimism that it could restart the stalled peace process with the government.
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A large number of people, including women, on Saturday attended gatherings held separately in southern Helmand province in support of presidential contenders Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Dr. Zalmai Rassoul.
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The voter registration process has accelerated in northern Faryab province, with more and more people applying for the cards in the backdrop of the ongoing electioneering, an official said Saturday.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan James Dobbins warned on Friday of widespread violence and rapid political disintegration in Afghanistan if the US and NATO opted to a full withdrawal.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Friday said militants had long been attacking Afghanistan from their sanctuaries in Pakistan and Kabul had always offered Islamabad its sincere cooperation in dealing with the twin scourge of terrorism and extremism.
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Presidential contender Mohammad Shafiq Gul Agha Sherzai has promised he will strive hard to ensure peace, expedite development projects in the country and specifically build the Kajaki power dam if he wins the April 5 ballot.