KABUL (Pajhwok): A tribal elder was killed and three civilians injured in a gun-and-suicide attack in the Argun district of southeastern Paktika province on Friday, the governor’s house said.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Leading presidential runner Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Saturday claimed preliminary election results were in his favour.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Thursday said it had taken the necessary measures to hold simultaneous presidential and provincial council polls, to be monitored by 325,000 domestic and international observers.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Front-line presidential runner Dr. Abdullah Abdullah warned of possible fraud in Saturday’s vote, saying the cost of irregularities would be too heavy for the country to afford.
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai and high-ranking government officials on Sunday paid homage to late justice minister Habibullah Ghalib at the Presidential Palace in Kabul.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Turkmenistan has promised support for the High Peace Council (HPC)’s efforts to bring the Taliban to the negotiating table, the peace body said on Thursday.
KABUL (Pajhwok): British Ambassador in Kabul Richard Stagg has said the Taliban should realise that today’s Afghanistan is much different from that in the mid-90s when they ruled it.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The High Peace Council (HPC) said on Tuesday Maulvi Shahzada Shahid had been suspended as its spokesman after his controversial remarks about Osama bin Laden and the United States.
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Sunday signed into law the Criminal Procedure Code with an amendment to address concerns from human rights campaigners and civil society activists.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Security Council (NSC) on Sunday welcomed the declaration of Taliban’s Dubai meeting that urged peaceful settlement to the conflict in Afghanistan.
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