KABUL (PAN): A dispute has surfaced between Kabul and Sydney after President Hamid Karzai condemned a deadly weekend raid by Australian troops in search of a “rogue” Afghan soldier who killed three Australians in central Uruzgan province.
KABUL (PAN): The Afghanistan National Front (ANF), opposing changes to the Independent Election Commission (IEC)’s composition, on Saturday accused the Karzai-led government of trying to establish a joint front with armed insurgents.
KABUL (PAN): The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has pledged funding agriculture research and extension projects worth $65 million to be implemented in Afghanistan’s seven zones, the agriculture minister said on Saturday.
KABUL (PAN): Kabul residents on Thursday staged a demonstration announcing their support for a jihad decree issued by people of eastern Kunar province in the wake of periodic cross-border shelling from Pakistan.
KABUL (PAN): Analysts believe ‘insider attacks’ on foreign forces had increased in the aftermath of this year’s Quran burning incident at a US military base in central Parwan province. The incident prompted nationwide outrage and roiled relations between Afghans and US military.