KABUL (PAN): British Ambassador to Afghanistan Sir Richard Stagg on Tuesday welcomed the announcement of the fifth and final tranche of the security transition by President Hamid Karzai, calling it a real and tangible progress.
KABUL (PAN): Former jihadi leaders and some prominent politicians who held a meeting with President Hamid Karzai on Monday agreed to the opening of a Taliban political bureau in Qatar for the sake of a sustainable peace and stability in the country.
KABUL (PAN): Key political parties have agreed to field Anwarul Haq Ahadi, the Commerce and Industries Minister, as their joint candidate in next year’s presidential elections, a reliable source said on Sunday.
KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai has appointed new commissioners to seats on the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) and extended the office service of its chairman Seema Samar for another five years, an official said on Saturday.
SHIBERGHAN/FAIZABAD (PAN): A midwife was killed by unknown gunmen in northern Jawzjan and a Taliban commander and an Afghan soldier died during a clash in neighbouring Badakhshan province, officials said on Saturday.