FAIZABAD (PAN): The governor of northeastern Badakhshan province on Saturday accused the Pakistani intelligence service, ISI, of sheltering 15 high-ranking Taliban leaders involved in sending recruits to eastern Afghan provinces.
FAIZABAD (PAN): Badakhshan Governor Dr Shah Wali Adib has said the election date set for April 5 is not a proper time because most people in the northeastern province will be unable to reach polling stations due to heavy snows.
KABUL (PAN): Top presidential contender Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai says, if elected, he will ensure implementation of rule of law and update the nation on the performance of his governance every six months.
KABUL (PAN): US special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan James Dobbins on Thursday acknowledged he failed to achieve any breakthrough in his talks with President Hamid Karzai over his refusal to sign a key security deal with the US.
KABUL (PAN): Key opposition leader Dr. Abdullah Abdullah has termed President Hamid Karzai’s new conditions for signing a vitally important security deal with the US until after next year’s elections as impractical and personal.
KABUL (PAN): Identifying durable peace and tranquility in Afghanistan as his top priorities, presidential candidate Qutbuddin Hilal has said there will be no pre-conditions for holding reconciliation talks with the Taliban and Hezb-i-Islami if he wins the upcoming ballot.