Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s demand to delay the signing of a security pact with the U.S. until after April’s presidential vote is unacceptable and will harm the country, the head of a council of tribal elders said.
Former Pakistani cricketer Imran Khan vowed to permanently block a supply route to U.S. forces in Afghanistan starting tomorrow as he seeks an end to drone strikes in the country’s northwest, where his party holds power.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Kabul today to press Afghan President Hamid Karzai to conclude a security accord that would maintain a limited U.S. military force in Afghanistan after 2014.
U.S. and Afghan officials led by Secretary of State John Kerry and President Hamid Karzai met in Kabul yesterday in an effort to conclude an accord that would keep a limited U.S. military force in Afghanistan after 2014.
Two International Security Assistance Force service members died following a friendly fire incident in southern Afghanistan, NATO’s International Security Assistance Force said in an e-mailed statement today.
An International Security Assistance Force helicopter with 19 people on board made a hard landing in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province today, NATO’s International Security Assistance Force said in an e-mailed statement.