KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Thursday blamed Urdu-speaking Pakistanis for a five-hour assault on the Kabul International Airport. The attack ended with the killing of the four attackers.
KABUL (Pajhwok): A former official of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) alleged on Thursday the devastating Orgun blast in southeastern Paktika province was planned by Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and conducted by the Haqqani network.
NIELI (Pajhwok): Dozens of civil society and political activists, including women, on Thursday staged a protest against the approval of a draft law allowing parliamentarians to enjoy certain privileges even after completing their tenure.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission on Thursday embarked on recounting the ballots cast in the June 14 presidential runoff in the presence of national and international observers in Kabul.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): As the Independent Election Commission (IEC) began the process to audit ballots following an agreement between the presidential candidates, US President Barack Obama hoped the process would result in peaceful transition of power in Afghanistan.
KABUL (Pajhwok):TheUnited Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Wednesday said it supported the call from the Federation of Afghanistan's Civil Societies (FACS) for a ceasefire by both parties to the conflict during Ramadan and Eid-ul-Fitr.
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A number of Meshrano Jirga members on Wednesday confirmed Pakistani families who fled North Waziristan tribal region to southeastern Khost province in the wake of an ongoing military offensive had brought no weapons.