KABUL (PAN): Sons of the soil like Mohammad Qasim, a border police official who was killed in a clash with Pakistani forces earlier in the month, would never allow the enemy to defeat Afghanistan, President Hamid Karzai said on Saturday.
KABUL (PAN): A former contractor for a recently-completed US Agency for International Development (USAID) project in Afghanistan has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison and a $9,500 fine, the agency said on Wednesday.
KABUL (PAN): The National Security Council (NSC) on Sunday said no foreign country would be allowed to influence the upcoming presidential and provincial council elections, scheduled to be held in May 2014.
KABUL (PAN): Heavily armed insurgents continued to sneak into eastern Kunar and Nangarhar provinces from Pakistan through the Durand Line to conduct attacks on Afghan forces, governors of the two provinces told a high level meeting in Kabul on Thursday.
KABUL (PAN): Renowned photographer Mariana Cook, in her new book, has included a former member of the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission among the world’s top 10 figures in the human rights revolution.
KABUL (PAN): Six Taliban men were killed when the explosives they possessed for making bombs exploded accidently inside a house in southern Helmand province, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Monday.
KABUL (PAN): Winding up a day-long summit in Istanbul city of Turkey, religious scholars from member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) have asked the United Nations and regional countries to help end war in Afghanistan.
KABUL (PAN): Police detained an alleged suicide bomber after he got injured in a failed attempt to explode a bomb attached to his bicycle in the southern province of Kandahar, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Saturday.