KABUL (PAN): Young men often join the Afghan National Army (ANA) to escape family disputes at home. This creates problems for their relatives and also adds to the insecurity in the country, people say.
KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai will present his plan for the transition of control of security from international soldiers to Afghans at the Kabul International Conference on July 20, an official said on Wednesday.
KABUL (PAN): Nearly 80 per cent of civilian and military deaths are caused by roadside bombs, a deadly weapon largely used by the Taliban to target foreign and Afghan forces, the Ministry of Defence said on Monday.
KABUL (PAN): Students of a religious school in central Kabul province on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration against foreign and Afghan forces for raiding their seminary and arresting three teachers.
KABUL (PAN): Afghan security forces have seized hundreds of kilos of ammonium nitrate fertiliser, widely used in Afghanistan to make homemade bombs, in a district of central Kabul province, an official said on Wednesday.