|Kabul Traffic Cop Pays Price For Playing It Straight|
Monday, 03.10.2014, 12:44pm
t’s another day…in another week…and, another year at the Sherpur traffic circle for Kabul, Afghanistan traffic cop Abdul Saboor Khan.Thousands of cars and trucks whiz by every day, directed by Khan’s whistle and his ever-moving arms. He has made quite a theatrical performance out of his job, one that has gained him notoriety – for several reasons.
|Afghan High Peace Council says it held talks with breakaway Taliban faction in UAE|
Saturday, 02.22.2014, 08:03pm
Afghan President Hamid Karzai's High Peace
Council has held meetings with a breakaway faction of senior Taliban
leaders in the United Arab Emirates, officials said Saturday. The
Dubai meetings are the first, fresh Afghan-initiated efforts to restart
peace talks aimed at bringing a negotiated end to the conflict ahead of
the final withdrawal of international....
|UK’s Royal Air Force has fired missiles in Afghanistan using U.S. drones|
Monday, 02.10.2014, 10:14pm
MoD discloses for first time how British crews using unmanned US aircraft have launched missiles in conflict zones British pilots have launched at least 39 missile strikes against suspected Taliban insurgents from American drones based in Afghanistan, according to new figures.
|Pakistani Official says Afghanistan-Taliban Peace Deal Possible|
Monday, 02.10.2014, 04:43am
A top Pakistani official says he believes a peace deal between Afghanistan and the Taliban is possible provided the government in Kabul shows flexibility. The Taliban leadership is believed to be hiding in Pakistan and is allegedly guiding the Afghan insurgency with the support of elements within the Pakistani military. Islamabad denies involvemen.....
|SAIL-led consortium to visit Kabul next week|
Sunday, 02.09.2014, 05:45pm
| |The SAIL-led consortium will visit Kabul next week to re-commence negotiations with Afghanistan government on Hajigak iron ore deposits, following the decision to truncate the size of the proposed steel plant.
|Afghanistan troops urge Karzai to sign security deal with US|
Sunday, 02.09.2014, 10:22am
Officers in the Afghan army fighting to contain the Taliban insurgency have called on the country's President, Hamid Karzai, to sign a security agreement that would keep a small number of American troops in Afghanistan beyond the end of this year.