Latest News

    Security and Crime

    Security and Crime

    Violence leaves 6 dead in Kandahar

    KANDAHARCITY (PAN): Six people, including four guards working for a private security firm, were killed and three others were injured in separate incidents of violence in southern Kandahar province,



    Security and Crime

    7 bomb planters arrested in Khost

    KHOST CITY (PAN): Seven men suspected of planting bombs ahead of the new year Nawruz celebration were arrested in southeastern Khost province, an official said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    Baghlan residents still suffering three years after 2007 suicide attack

     

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Ahmad Waleed has trouble remembering things.



    Security and Crime

    Militants kill Afghan soldier in Wardak

    MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Armed militants abducted an Afghan army soldier from his house in central Maidan Wardak province on Tuesday and killed him, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    12 militants dead in northwest Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD(PAN): At least a dozen Taliban militants were killed in a clash and in an airstrike by security forces in Pakistan's troubled northwest, officials said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    2 killed in car accident

    MAHMUD RAQI (PAN): Two people were killed and three others are still missing when a car fell into a river in the central province of Kapisa, officials said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    1 insurgent killed, another arrested

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): An insurgent fighter was killed and another was arrested after a clash between militants and NATO-led forces in northern Baghlan province, an official said on Monda



    Security and Crime

    Gunmen rob passengers in Manogai after troops leave

    ASADABAD (PAN): Two weeks after Afghan forces took responsibility for security in Manogai district of eastern Nangarhar province, robbers are brazenly looting passengers on the highway, officials a



    Security and Crime

    Police beat photojournalist in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): A photojournalist covering a flag raising ceremony at the Sakhi Shrine in Kabul was severely beaten by police on Monday, the first day of the new year's celebration, the photograph



    Security and Crime

    Bomb blast wounds two policemen in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Two policemen were wounded when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in southern Helmand province on Monday, an official said.