WASHINGTON (PAN): The United States will complete security transition to Afghan forces by 2014 and will work with the Afghan government to train its security forces to ensure al Qaeda never again establish a safe haven there, President Barack Obama said on Thursday.
KABUL (PAN): The Free and Fair Election Foundation of Afghanistan (FEFA) on Thursday welcomed the approval of an amended electoral law by the Wolesi Jirga, but expressed its reservations over some changes brought to the law.
KABUL (PAN): The Transitional Justice Coordination Group (TJCG) on Thursday said its investigation showed the peace process in Afghanistan could not succeed until war criminals were tried and their victims compensated.
KABUL (PAN): The Criminal Justice Task Force (CJTF) on Wednesday delivered money, vehicles and weapons it confiscated from convicted drug smugglers during the past two years to the government departments concerned, an official said.
KABUL (PAN): Foreign Minister Zalmai Rassoul on Wednesday met with visiting UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova at his office in Kabul and discussed with her the situation in Afghanistan and in the region at large.
KABUL (PAN): Six hundred Afghan interpreters, about half of those who worked with British troops for more than a year time and put themselves in physical danger, are expected to be given the right to live in the UK.
NEW DELHI(PAN): Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said his country was prepared to increase bilateral contribution to institution-building, training and equipment to the extent India could for Afghanistan.