WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): A Pakistan-based Taliban commander, along with four leaders of a Balochistan hawala network, has been designated as global terrorists by the US because of their terrorist activities inside Afghanistan.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The Pentagon violated federal law by not providing necessary notifications to relevant Congressional committees about the exchange of five Taliban detainees held at Guantanamo Bay for the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl this year, an official report said.
KABUL/WAHSHINGTON (Pajhwok): Condemning the terrorist attack that killed a US general in Kabul, the White House on Tuesday called the a painful reminder of the service and sacrifice made by Americans in Afghanistan.
WASHINGTON (PAN): The United States on Thursday welcomed the announcement that the vote audit process would be resumed on Saturday, saying the immense undertaking required hard work and commitment from many people involved.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Greeting Muslims across the globe on the occasion of Eidul Fitr, US President Barack Obama on Sunday said the festival celebrated common values that united humanity and reinforced obligations people of all faiths had towards each other.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Congratulating the people of Afghanistan on the successful second round of presidential elections, the White House on Saturday said it was looking forward to working with next government.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The only American soldier held captive in Afghanistan was freed on Saturday in exchange for the release of five Taliban prisoners from the US-run Guantanamo Bay Detention Center in Cuba.