KABUL (PAN): Five people have died and 16 others are in hospital after consuming poisonous alcohol at an engagement ceremony in Kabul, doctors said. But relatives insisted the deaths occurred due to food poisoning.
KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Saturday assured neighbours they would face no threat from Afghanistan's soil, urging them to continue cooperating with efforts at bringing peace and stability to the war-hit country.
KANDAHAR CITY/ZARANJ (PAN): Like other parts of the country, traffic officials have seized dozens of vehicles as part of a nationwide crackdown on illegal vehicles in Kandahar and Nimroz provinces, officials said on Thursday.
KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Residents of Arghandab district of southern Kandahar province, condemning the suicide attack on a marriage ceremony, have demanded of the warring sides to stop shedding blood of innocent people.
KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Just 24 hours earlier, the villagers of Nagahan were celebrating a wedding. Now, they are burying their dead after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden vehicle on the outskirts of the party.