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    Governance

    BSA to be signed tomorrow: Obama aide

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A senior adviser to US President Barack Obama said on Monday the long-delayed Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) would be signed between Kabul and Washington on Tuesday.



    Governance

    Kabul, Islamabad to intensify cooperation

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan and Pakistan on Monday agreed on the need for intensifying bilateral cooperation in meeting economic, social and security challenges confronting the two neighbouring countries.



    Governance

    Iran praises Karzai for his stable foreign policy

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Iran on Monday paid tributes to outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai for maintaining an independent and stable foreign policy and good relations with neighbouring countries during his 13 years reign.



    Security and Crime

    28 lives lost on power transfer day

    KABUL (Pajhwok): On the oath-taking day on Monday, at least 28 people lost their lives and around 30 were injured in various terrorist acts in across the country, officials said.



    Security and Crime

    Police among 3 killed in Faryab, Baghlan

    MAIMANA/PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Separate incidents of violence have claimed the lives of two policemen and a Taliban commander in the northern Baghlan and north western Faryab provinces, officials said on Monday.



    Governance

    Massoud named president’s special rep

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Ahmad Zia Massoud, a senior member of the Change and Continuity team, was appointed on Monday as President Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai’s special representative on reforms and good governance.



    Governance

    People call for security, reform enforcement

    KABUL (Pajhwok): People from different parts of the country have welcomed the first peaceful transfer of power since Taliban’s ouster from power in 2001, hoping the unity government would complete the Karzai administration’s unfinished agenda.



    Governance

    World leaders greet unity govt, vow support

    KABUL (Pajhwok): As Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Abdullah Abdullah were administered oaths as president and chief executive officer on Monday, felicitation messages from world leaders poured in.