US says no longer has any detainees in Afghanistan

The United States has pulled out of all prisons in Afghanistan and no longer holds any detainees, a US official said Wednesday, as Washington attempts to extricate itself from the war-torn country.

Pakistan to release senior Afghan prisoner Abdul Ghani Baradar in days

Pakistan is set to release this week Abdul Ghani Baradar, a former military chief often described as the insurgents` ex-second in command.

CIA starts closing its clandestine bases in Afghan

As part of the American drawdown plans in Afghanistan, the CIA has begun closing its clandestine bases in the war-torn country.

NATO attack: Pak to boycott Bonn Conference

The Pakistan government also asked the US to vacate the Shamsi airbase, believed to be the main base for CIA-operated drones, in 15 days.

Roadside bomb kills 2 Afghan civilians

The Afghan government says a roadside bomb has killed two civilians in the country`s south.

British Council in Kabul attacked, 10 killed

A spokesman for the Taliban, Zabiullah Mujahid, claimed responsibility for the attack.

Hillary Clinton to Finland, Estonia for security talks

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will travel to Finland and Estonia April 21-23 to discuss the Afghanistan war, Iran`s nuclear drive and European security issues, officials have said.