KABUL (PAN): The Pakistan government has freed three more Afghan insurgent figures, including Taliban supreme leader Mullah Muhammad Omar's secretary, in an effort to promote peace in Afghanistan, media reports said on Wednesday.
KABUL (PAN): Some Meshrano Jirga members, lashing out at President Karzai for his refusal to sign the bilateral security agreement (BSA) with the US, on Tuesday asked the government to respect the Loya Jirga’s decision that called for an early signing of the deal.
HERAT CITY (PAN): Five militants were killed during a clash with border police in northwestern Badghis province, while 350 kilograms of drugs seized in western Heart province, officials said on Tuesday.
KABUL (PAN): The Meshrano Jirga on Tuesday approved some more provisions of a draft law on population census, but decided against mentioning tribe’s name, penname and religion in computerised national identity cards (CNICs).
JALALABAD (PAN): Four drug-producing laboratories were destroyed and 11 tonnes of narcotics torched during an operation that saw an Afghan forces’ helicopter crashing in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (PAN): The United States is ready to sign the bilateral security agreement in coming days, National Security Advisor Susan Rice has told President Hamid Karzai, but the later insisted he is not prepared yet, the White House said Monday.
KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai and America's National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice have failed to narrow down Kabul-Washington differences over the signing of the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) on a future US military presence in Afghanistan.