KABUL (Pajhwok): No one could be arrested in connection with a blasphemous opinion piece published in a Kabul-based daily because the writer is living abroad and the editor-in-chief has fled the country.
KABUL/FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): At least 19 armed rebels and four policemen have lost their lives to a fresh spate of violence in northeastern Badakhshan province, a Ministry of Interior (MoI) official said on Monday.
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Residents say they are happy with the withdrawal of British and American troops from southern Helmand province. However, they are concerned about an increase in unemployment and a possible halt to development activities.
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): At least seven people, including six prosecutors, were killed on Monday when a group of suicide attackers stormed the court of appeal in northern Kunduz province, exchanging gunfire with security forces for hours.