The families of thousands of Afghan civilians killed by US/NATO
forces in Afghanistan have been left without justice, Amnesty
International said in a new report released today.
Focusing primarily on air strikes and night raids carried out by US
forces, including Special Operations Forces....
China’s newly appointed special envoy for
Afghanistan Sun Yuxi on Monday strongly backed the role played by
Pakistan in fighting terrorism amid concern from some Afghan and Indian
officials about the destabilising role played by Pakistan-linked terror
groups in the country.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan has evacuated more than 450,000 civilians from a terrorist-plagued district in the northwestern part of the country, but its offensive against the militants there is complicated by fresh tension with neighboring Afghanistan.
When the next president of Afghanistantakes office later this year, he will inherit a growing budget shortfall that could leave tens of thousands of civil servants unpaid and force key public programmes to shut down.