Afghanistan ready to assume security responsibility: Pentagon

Afghan forces will be prepared to assume security responsibility after the complete withdrawal of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) at the end of this month, the Pentagon has said.

Afghan envoys to travel to Qatar for Taliban talks

Afghan government envoys are to travel to Qatar to try to open peace talks with the Taliban on a possible deal ending 12 years of conflict, President Hamid Karzai said Tuesday.

Pakistan border region becomes terror epicentre

The wilds of North Waziristan on Pak`s border with Afghan, have become a crossroads for terrorism.

Afghan Prez criticizes US withdrawal timeline

President Hamid Karzai said that
US plans to start withdrawing troops from Afghanistan next
year had boosted the Taliban`s spirits.