KABUL (PAN): US Ambassador James B. Cunningham, who met with members of the American Chamber of Commerce in Kabul last night, hailed their pivotal role in Afghanistan’s future prosperity with continued focus on a broad range of private sector initiatives.
ISLAMABAD (PAN): In a dramatic scene, former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf on Thursday sped away from a court in Islamabad after his security team pushed past policemen as his bail was revoked in a treason case.
TALOQAN (PAN): At least 17 high school girls fell ill and lost consciousness after a suspected poisonous gas attack at their school in Taloqan, the capital of northern Takhar province, officials said on Thursday.
KABUL (PAN): The European Union (EU) on Wednesday said it was concerned about a UN report that indicated opium production in Afghanistan has been increasing for a third year in a row and headed for a record high.
FAIZABAD (PAN): Two heroin processing laboratories were destroyed and 35 kilograms of drugs and chemicals recovered during an operation by counternarcotics police in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Monday.