KABUL (PAN): The top commander of NATO and US forces in Afghanistan on Sunday supported President Hamid Karzai’s intention to ban government forces from requesting airstrikes during operation in rural areas.
KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Thursday returned home from a five-day foreign trip that featured his talks with Pakistani counterpart Asif Ali Zardari in London, a strategic deal with Norway and a speech at a crucial OIC summit in Egypt.
KABUL (PAN): Rampant land grab has become a norm in Afghanistan with no real end to the roaring business insight until a responsible government is established and the society developed, Kabul-based political commentators believe .
KABUL (PAN): The United States embassy on Thursday said drugs have become a major source of funding for Afghan insurgents and it would increase civic awareness to slash narcotics demand in the country.
KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Thursday said the US, in disregard of a bilateral strategic partnership accord, was unwilling to defend Afghanistan against cross-border incursions from Pakistan.