KABUL (PAN): Of the 226 people initially excluded from a list of parliamentary poll candidates, 188 have since been reinstated, officials said on Wednesday.
KABUL (PAN): Former president Prof. Burhanuddin Rabbani has been appointed head of the three-day Peace Advisory Jirga which got underway Wednesday in Kabul.
KABUL (PAN): Female participants in the Afghan peace jirga had criticised the lack of women in the tribal gatherings leadership on Wednesday, prompting a woman to be added at the last minute.
KABUL (PAN): Twenty-eight committees of the Peace Advisory Jirga embarked on their work on a swift and successful note on Wednesday, organisers of the much-anticipated conference said.
WASHINGTON (PAN): Afghanistan, and New Delhis role in the country, will figure prominently when India and the United States sit down for cabinet level talks this week, officials of both countries said.
KABUL (PAN): A much-anticipated peace jirga aimed at finding a solution to decades of conflict in Afghanistan, got underway Wednesday morning.
KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday extended an olive branch to insurgents, urging them to renounce violence and sever links with foreign terror networks.
KABUL (PAN): The Youth Cooperation Council (YCC) on Tuesday criticised organisers of the three-day Peace Advisory Jirga for denying representation to the Afghanistan's rising generation.
KABUL (PAN): The election of chairpersons of 28 working committees of the Peace Advisory Jirga, which were to be held on Tuesday, has been delayed for a day.
KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai will officially open the twice-delayed peace jirga on Wednesday, his office said.
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