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Nawaz Sharif to Seek Improved Ties with US, Afghanistan and India

Nawaz Sharif  to Seek Improved Ties with  US, Afghanistan and India

May 13, 2013

NEW YORK - Former Pakistani rime minister Nawaz Sharif, whose party swept Saturday's polls, told a major American newspaper that he would seek improved ties with the United States, Afghanistan ...

Germany Promises Continued Assistance

Germany Promises Continued Assistance

May 13, 2013

FAIZABAD - Germany would grant 430 million euros annually to northern and northeastern provinces of Afghanistan for a decade after 2014, the deputy German ambassador to Afghanistan promised at an ...

US Position Hasn’t Changed on Durand Line: Burns

US Position  Hasn’t Changed  on Durand Line: Burns

May 13, 2013

KABUL - Former US representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan has said that Durand is an official border between Afghanistan and Pakistan and that the US has officially recognized the ...

MTN Afghanistan is Supporting Free Education in Kabul

MTN Afghanistan  is Supporting Free  Education in Kabul

May 13, 2013

MTNA foundation stands committed in its long standing resolve of promoting educational, health related programs and cultural values of afghan ...

MPs Barred from Retracting Pleas for Summons

MPs Barred from Retracting Pleas for Summons

May 12, 2013

KABUL - A majority of Wolesi Jirga members on Saturday voted overwhelmingly for barring colleagues from withdrawing their requests to summon a minister, ending tension within the lower ...

Rassoul, Burns Stress Early BSA Conclusion

Rassoul, Burns Stress  Early BSA Conclusion

May 12, 2013

KABUL - The Afghanistan-US Bilateral Commission, created under the Enduring Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA), on Saturday met in Kabul to review progress in implementing the vision of a ...

Finance Minster Must Be Summoned: MPs

Finance Minster  Must Be Summoned: MPs

May 12, 2013

KABUL - Parliament administrative board said that two representatives Pir Bakhsh Gardiwal and Samiullah Samim in a telephone contact from abroad have taken back their signatures from ...

US has Demanded 9 Permanent Military Bases: Karzai

US has Demanded 9 Permanent Military Bases: Karzai

May 11, 2013

KABUL - The United States has demanded nine permanent military bases in Afghanistan, something that has long fuelled concerns among regional countries, President Hamid Karzai said on ...

EU Reaffirms Long-Term Commitment to Afghans

EU Reaffirms  Long-Term  Commitment to Afghans

May 11, 2013

KABUL - Afghanistan and its neighbors can draw inspiration from the European experience in looking forward to a more peaceful and prosperous future, built on trust, confidence and mutual ...

WH at Odds with Karzai on Military Bases

WH at Odds with Karzai on Military Bases

May 11, 2013

WASHINGTON - The Obama administration on Thursday refuted President Hamid Karzai’s remarks on America’s demand for nine military bases in Afghanistan, saying it had no intention to have a ...

Don’t Forget Afghanistan, Merkel Urges World

Don’t Forget  Afghanistan,  Merkel Urges World

May 11, 2013

KABUL - German Chancellor Angela Merkel, during an unannounced visit to northern Afghanistan, on Friday urged the global fraternity not to forget the conflict-devastated country after the ...

Russia Needs to Up Defense against Afghan Threats: Putin

Russia Needs to Up Defense against Afghan Threats: Putin

May 09, 2013

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said Russia must strengthen its defenses in the south and work with Central Asian allies to protect itself against the threat of ...

Man Plotting to Kill Abdullah Detained: NDS

Man Plotting  to Kill Abdullah  Detained: NDS

May 09, 2013

KABUL - A man has been detained for plotting an assassination attempt on top opposition leader Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, the Afghan spy service claimed on ...

Afghanistan Faces Growing Unemployment: MoE

Afghanistan Faces Growing  Unemployment: MoE

May 09, 2013

KABUL - The Ministry of Economy said that short term projects have been invested during the last 11 years in Afghanistan, and the country now faces growing ...

Zakhilwal Accuses Lawmakers for Illegal Activities

Zakhilwal Accuses Lawmakers for Illegal Activities

May 08, 2013

KABUL - Finance Minister Hazrat Omer Zakhilwal accused a number of Afghan lawmakers for being involved in illegal ...

Kerry, Russians to Talk Afghanistan

Kerry, Russians  to Talk Afghanistan

May 08, 2013

WASHINGTON - US Secretary of State John Kerry would discuss the current situation in Afghanistan and the post-2014 transition with leaders of Russia and Italy during his trip to ...

Karzai Stresses Joint Efforts against Terror

Karzai Stresses Joint Efforts against Terror

May 08, 2013

KABUL - President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday condemned an attack on the election campaign of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (JUI-F) party in Pakistan, the Presidential Palace ...

Fair Polls Essential for Foreign Aid: NATO

Fair Polls Essential  for Foreign Aid: NATO

May 07, 2013

KABUL - The Afghan government should conduct transparent elections, combat corruption and improve governance for continued international assistance, a NATO official said on ...

Pakistani Forces Suffer Casualties in Border Clash: Officials

Pakistani Forces Suffer Casualties  in Border Clash: Officials

May 07, 2013

KABUL - The Afghan and Pakistani forces have resumed clashes in Ghosta district of eastern Nangarhar province early Monday, inflicting heavy casualties on Pakistani forces, local Afghan ...

ISAF Distances Itself from Border Clash

ISAF Distances Itself from Border Clash

May 07, 2013

KABUL - The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) on Monday distanced itself from the border clash in the Goshta district of Nangarhar province, saying Afghanistan and Pakistan ...

Durand Line A Settled Issue: Islamabad

Durand Line A Settled Issue: Islamabad

May 07, 2013

KABUL - Pakistan on Monday insisted that Durand Line was a settled issue, scorning President Hamid Karzai’s remarks that Afghanistan would never recognize the British-mandated ...

80,000 Afghan Refugees Face Uncertain Fate in Europe

80,000 Afghan Refugees Face Uncertain Fate in Europe

May 06, 2013

KABUL - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Sunday expressed concern over worse condition of Afghan refugees in Greece and Sweden adding that more than 80 thousands are in an ...

Afghan Filmmaker Shortlisted for ‘World’s Best Job’

Afghan Filmmaker Shortlisted for  ‘World’s Best Job’

May 06, 2013

KABUL - Moska Najib does not fit in with any stereotype of an Afghan woman. The 29-year-old documentary filmmaker is among the top 25 shortlisted for one of the six ‘best jobs in the ...

Taliban Vanquished in Faryab: Mohammadi

Taliban Vanquished in Faryab: Mohammadi

May 06, 2013

MAIMANA - A delegation, led by Defense Minister Gen. Bismillah Mohammadi, visited northern Faryab province for assessing the security situation there, officials said on ...

$300 Million Invested in Afghanistan in 3 Fiscal Months: AISA

$300 Million  Invested in Afghanistan  in 3 Fiscal Months: AISA

May 05, 2013

KABUL - Afghanistan’s Investment Support Agency (AISA) officials on Saturday announced that $300 million have been invested in three months of current fiscal year in the ...

Political Feud May Fuel Chaos in Nangarhar: Hamidzai

Political Feud  May Fuel Chaos in Nangarhar: Hamidzai

May 05, 2013

JALALABAD - Wolesi Jirga Interior Security Commission member Mohammad Naeem Lalai Hamidzai on Saturday feared eastern Nangarhar province could plunge into a deep political crisis as a result of an ...

Afghanistan Never Recognized the Durand Line: Karzai

Afghanistan  Never Recognized the Durand Line: Karzai

May 05, 2013

KABUL - President Hamid Karzai on Saturday has said that Afghanistan has never recognized the ...

We Won’t Allow Foreign Posts on Our Soil: Karzai

We Won’t Allow Foreign Posts on Our Soil: Karzai

May 04, 2013

KABUL - President Hamid Karzai’s administration would not allow foreign military installations on the Afghanistan side of the Durand Line, his office said on ...

ANSF can Ensure Poll Security: Dunford

ANSF can Ensure  Poll Security: Dunford

May 04, 2013

KABUL - Gen. Josef Dunford, top US and NATO commander in Afghanistan, on Thursday said that local security personnel were capable of conducting independent operations and maintaining ...

Press Freedom Key to Credible Elections in Afghanistan: UNAMA

Press Freedom Key  to Credible Elections in Afghanistan: UNAMA

May 04, 2013

KABUL – On the eve of World Press Freedom Day, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) calls on all political stakeholders in the country to join hands in securing ...

Long-Term Partnership Pact Signed with Denmark

Long-Term Partnership Pact Signed with Denmark

May 04, 2013

KABUL - President Hamid Karzai has returned to Kabul from a visit to three European nations, signing long-term cooperation agreements with Finland and Denmark, his office said on ...

Karzai, Cameron Confer on Peace Campaign

Karzai, Cameron  Confer on Peace Campaign

May 04, 2013

KABUL - President Hamid Karzai -- currently on a visit to Poland -- discussed issues of bilateral interest, including the reconciliation drive, with British Prime Minister David Cameron in ...

Karzai Implements Personal Demands in Election: Parties

Karzai Implements Personal Demands in Election: Parties

May 02, 2013

KABUL - The Afghan political parties on Wednesday accused President Karzai of implementing his own demands in election through new changes on the law of governing Independent Election ...

Hagel, German Minister Talk Afghan Transition

Hagel, German Minister Talk Afghan Transition

May 02, 2013

WASHINGTON - US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met his German counterpart Thomas de Maizière on Tuesday to discuss the security transition process in Afghanistan, a Pentagon spokesman ...

The War Winding Down in Afghanistan: Obama

The War Winding Down in Afghanistan: Obama

May 02, 2013

KABUL - The US President Barack Obama on Tuesday said that the "the war is winding down in Afghanistan and we're having success in defeating al Qaeda ...