KABUL (PAN): Although militants could not achieve their goal of destabilising Afghanistan this past summer, they had strong safe havens on the Pakistani side of the border, a spokesman for NATO-led forces said on Monday.
KABUL (PAN): Wolesi Jirga, lower house of Parliament, members on Monday accused the hajj and Islamic affairs minister of failing to do his job well and summoned him to answer lawmakers' questions regarding his performance.
KABUL (PAN): With the world population set to reach seven billion people, the United Nations on Monday called for focus on Afghan girls' health and education, calling the spending the smartest investments a country can make.
KABUL (PAN): The French government has provided the draft of a long-term strategic cooperation agreement, expected to be signed ahead of the second Bonn conference on December 5, to the Afghan government, a foreign ministry official said on Sunday.
KABUL (PAN): Up to four and half million people across the country were benefitted by the implementation of 2,300 welfare projects, the minister of rural rehabilitation and development announced on Sunday.
KABUL (PAN): Members of Wolesi Jirga's Defence Commission on Sunday said the second phase of security transfer should focus on insecure provinces, believing public support was vital to making the project a success.