KABUL (PAN): The fugitive Taliban supreme leader, Mullah Muhammad Omar, is hiding in either Quetta or Karachi, said a senior ISAF intelligence official on Thursday, ruling out the possibility Omar might be leading his troops in Afghanistan.
KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai, who on Thursday flew into Iran for a trilateral summit, has ordered an investigation into new reports that several civilians had been killed during in a clash between militants and NATO troops in eastern Nangarhar province.
WASHINGTON (PAN): Following the arrest of several senior Afghan officials on corruption charges, the Obama Administration has said Karzai government was committed to root out corruption wherever it exists.
WASHINGTON (PAN): A powerful US Congressman on Wednesday urged US President Barack Obama to immediately establish an 'Afghanistan-Pakistan Study Group' which would evaluate US strategy in the region and clarify its mission, goals and objectives for success.
KABUL (PAN): Afghan Vice President Mohammad Karim Khalili on Thursday expressed deep sympathies on behalf of government and people of Afghanistan over the loss of precious lives and devastation caused by torrential rains and floods in Pakistan.