Free Press Journal
  • A single spiteful email unlocks a Pandora’s box

    Washington: It started in May with a spiteful email to the top US commander in Afghanistan. An anonymous writer warned Gen. John Allen that a friend with whom he was meeting in Washington the following week was trouble and he should stay away from her.

  • Karzai pitches for investment; Manmohan renews support for development

    New Delhi: Visiting Afghan President Hamid Karzai Monday made a strong pitch for investment by Indian business in his war-torn country as he and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh reaffirmed their shared vision of a “stable, strong, united, sovereign and prosperous Afghanistan”.

  • Afghan presidential poll to be held in 2014, says Karzai

    Kabul: The Afghan presidential election will be held in 2014 in accordance with the country’s constitution, President Hamid Karzai said Thursday, denying reports that foreign troops’ withdrawal and insecurity will suspend the poll.

  • India, US discuss visa irritant, cooperation in Afghanistan

    New York: External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has conveyed India’s concerns to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over the US visa fee hike and discussed a host of regional and global issues, including ways of advancing bilateral cooperation over Afghanistan.