KABUL CITY (PAN): The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Sunday said they are yet to receive any letter from the judiciary and justice departments on the alleged million dollar Iranian payment to selected Wolesi Jirga lawmakers to reject the strategic partnership accord with the United States, an official said on Sunday.
KABUL CITY (PAN): Eleven suspects, including four Pakistani nationals, were detained and over nine tonnes of explosives seized in Helmand, Herat, Kabul and Ghazni provinces, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) official said on Sunday.
KABUL (PAN): Meshrano Jirga members on Monday voiced deep concern at the fast deteriorating security situation in border provinces, but the defence minister insisted that rebel-linked violence had declined this year.
KABUL (PAN): The Meshrano Jirga on Sunday said southern Ghazni province would not be ready as the Asian capital of Islamic civilisation by 2013 due to delays in preparatory work and urged relevant authorities to brief the house on the subject next week.
KABUL (PAN): The death of two people and the arrest of eight others during a security operation in Qarghayee district of eastern Laghman province on Tuesday angered parliamentarians, who asked the defence minister to explain the situation.