KABUL/FAIZABAD (PAN): Wolesi Jirga members, representing northern Badakhshan province, on Wednesday said that hundreds of people remained buried under heavy snow after a massive avalanche killed at least 44 people in the rugged mountainous region.
KABUL (PAN): The Afghanistan National Front, voicing its opposition to US military bases in the country, on Saturday strongly condemned the Quran burning incident at the Bagram airbase and called foreign troops’ presence an insult to Islam.
KABUL (PAN): Up to 175 people have been detained over the past one week on charges of involvement in disruptive and criminal activities, as well as drug trafficking, in different parts of the country, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Tuesday.
KABUL (PAN): Two American advisors were killed by a Ministry of Interior (MoI) employee who managed to escape, the ministry said on Sunday, a day after all NATO-led troops were withdrawn from all ministries in Kabul.
KABUL (PAN): Prayer leaders and religious scholars in Kabul and other parts of the country on Friday condemned the alleged burning of the Quran by foreign soldiers. However, they urged the people to avoid violent demonstrations.