|Afghan Taliban say seize 9 Americans from helicopter|
Monday, 04.22.2013, 06:47pm
The Taliban have captured all aboard a helicopter that crashed in a volatile region of Afghanistan's east, a spokesman for the insurgency said on Monday.The helicopter, owned by air charter company Khorasan Cargo Airlines, made an emergency landing in Logar province late on Sunday due to bad weather, ...
|India says has no military interest in Afghanistan|
Saturday, 04.20.2013, 02:08am
India has non-military interest in Afghanistan and any Pakistani fears in this regard are imaginary, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said on Friday. "We have a non-military interest in Afghanistan. We have committed a billion dollars to the reconstruction of Afghanistan. We are building Afghanistan's parliament. We're building roads...
|Hamid Karzai seeks to curb CIA operations in Afghanistan|
Friday, 04.19.2013, 10:21pm
President Hamid Karzai is determined to curb CIA operations in Afghanistan after the death of a US agent and 10 Afghan children in a battle he believes was fought by an illegal militia working for the US spy agency.
|U.S. pouring millions into struggling Afghan power utility|
Thursday, 04.18.2013, 08:30pm
U.S. reconstruction agencies have poured millions of dollars into
Afghanistan’s national power utility, but poor management and
insufficient infrastructure have wasted hundreds of thousands of those
dollars and hindered the utility’s goal of becoming self-sufficient,
according to a new report from the Special Inspector General for Afghan
|Afghanistan security is deteriorating, Red Cross warns|
Thursday, 04.18.2013, 07:49pm
KABUL // The International Committee of the Red Cross warned today that
security was deteriorating across Afghanistan as militants flood the
battlefield and conduct attacks in what could be the most defining
spring fighting season of the nearly 12-year-old war.
|Soviet-Afghan Battlefield Enemies Play Soccer Friendly|
Thursday, 04.18.2013, 07:40pm
The last time Afghans and Soviet
soldiers faced off, it was on the battlefield. Today, more than 20 years
since the end of the bloody Afghan-Soviet war, they met again on much
friendlier ground -- a soccer pitch.