Latest News

    Pajhwok Afghan News Sms Alert

    Pakistan

    Governance

    Islamabad neutral on row over security deal: Aziz

    KABUL (PAN): Pakistan insists it is following a policy of non-interference in Afghanistan, asserting its neutrality on the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) row between Kabul and Washington.



    Security and CrimeNo details available

    Bomb disposal experts killed in Peshawar blast

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Three bomb disposal experts were killed in a remotely-controlled device explosion in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar on Monday morning, an official said.



    Governance

    Aziz: No objection to Kabul-Delhi defence links

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Pakistan’s Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz has said Islamabad has no objection to neighbouring countries providing military training or defence assistance to Afghanistan.



    Governance

    Pakistan, Afghanistan have mutual interests: Hagel

    KABUL (PAN): Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel, who departed from Islamabad after a brief visit, said on Monday Pakistan and neighbouring Afghanistan had a “lot of common and mutual interests” and that he looked forward to discussing regional issues.



    Security and Crime

    1 policeman killed, 4 injured in Helmand suicide attack

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): One policeman has been killed and four others injured when a suicide bomber targeted a police check post in Marjah district of the southern Helmand province, an official said Thur



    Governance

    Afghan situation has direct impact on region

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Some Pakistani politicians and analysts on Saturday said the situation in Afghanistan had a direct impact on its neighbouring countries, hailing Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s visit to Kabul as a major development ahead of foreign troops’ drawdown by 2014 end.



    Governance

    Pakistan appoints new army chief

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday finally made the selection of two senior army officers as Chief of Army Staff (COAS) and Chairman of Joint Chief of Staff Committee (CJCSC).



    Governance

    Sharif to visit Kabul next week: report

    KABUL (PAN): Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is likely to arrive in Kabul next week for talks with President Hamid Karzai on a range of issues including how to push forward the stalled Afghan



    Security and Crime

    Truckers asked not to carry ISAF supplies

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Pakistani transporters have announced International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) supplies will not be trucked to Afghanistan as long as an ongoing by the ruling party in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province continues.



    Security and Crime

    2 Afghan police shot dead near Chaman

    KABUL (PAN): Two Afghan policemen were killed by gunmen near the Durand Line border in Pakistan’s southwestern border town of Chaman on Thursday, a media report said.