A Swedish journalist has been shot to death while he was talking to a translator on a street in Kabul, the second killing in two months to strike foreigners in an affluent and well-guarded area of the Afghan capital.
Tue, 11 Mar, 2014
PRESIDENT Hamid Karzai registered as a candidate for Afghanistan’s August presidential election yesterday and selected a powerful warlord and former top political leader as his new vice-presidential running mate.
Tue, 05 May, 2009
Chelsea assistant coach Ray Wilkins insists star striker Didier Drogba will not be sold in the January transfer window.
Fri, 23 Jan, 2009
The Arab tycoon behind the takeover of Manchester City may become the man to finally test Roman Abramovich’s Chelsea resolve.
The party of slain Pakistan opposition leader Benazir Bhutto today nominated a close associate of her widower to be parliament’s first female speaker, but divisions remained over who should be the next prime minister.
Tue, 18 Mar, 2008
The party of murdered opposition leader Benazir Bhutto has deferred a decision on who should become Pakistan’s prime minister, deepening uncertainty about how a new government will handle President Pervez Musharraf.
Fri, 07 Mar, 2008
Pakistan’s military ruler is expected to sweep the vote in today’s presidential election, but could yet face disqualification by the country’s Supreme Court.
Sat, 06 Oct, 2007
Former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto will return to Pakistan on October 18 to press for the restoration of democracy, regardless of the outcome of talks with its US-allied military president, her party said today.
Fri, 14 Sep, 2007
Afghan president Hamid Karzai ordered the body of a slain top Taliban commander to be exchanged for the release of five Afghan health workers kidnapped in the country’s south, an official said today.
Mon, 04 Jun, 2007
MORE than 20,000 Afghans gathered in Kabul yesterday to remember Northern Alliance military commander Ahmad Shah Masood, slain by al-Qaida operatives two days before the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States.
Thu, 09 Sep, 2004
Afghan President Hamid Karzai announced his candidacy today for landmark October elections after several days of heated political wrangling.
Mon, 26 Jul, 2004
The arrest of an Iraqi Kurd accused of plotting to assassinate the Afghan president and the defence minister shows the war on terror is not over, a senior Afghan intelligence chief said today.
Sat, 23 Nov, 2002
Afghanistan’s interim defence minister has survived an apparent assassination attempt after a bomb exploded near his convoy in the eastern city of Jalalabad today.
Mon, 08 Apr, 2002
Suspected al Qaida and Taliban fighters planned to kill British and other peacekeepers by setting off car bombs in Afghanistan’s capital, authorities have said.
Tue, 26 Mar, 2002
UN peacekeepers have begun patrolling the streets of the Afghan capital Kabul today, despite continued disagreement over the exact size and shape of the force planned for the war-torn country.
Sat, 29 Dec, 2001
Osama bin Laden has left the mountains of eastern Afghanistan and entered Pakistan, Afghanistan's defence minister said today.
Fri, 28 Dec, 2001
The future of the British-led multinational security force in Afghanistan was unclear today as Afghan leaders were divided about how long it should remain in the war-ravaged nation.
Tue, 25 Dec, 2001
Afghan leaders were divided today over how long the British-led multinational security force should remain in the war-ravaged nation.
Mon, 24 Dec, 2001
The first British peacekeepers have flown into Afghanistan as the United Nations approved their mission to help the nation heal after decades of war.
Fri, 21 Dec, 2001
Afghanistan's defence minister says there are sharp differences with the UN and even within the new government over the role of the peace-keeping force.
Thu, 20 Dec, 2001
The opposition alliance in northern Afghanistan reviewed its forces today and pledged to launch an attack against the Taliban without waiting for US military action.
Fri, 05 Oct, 2001
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