Afghan President Hamid Karzai is asking donors to support a $50 billion development project over the next five years as he meets representatives of over 80 countries in Paris. (Report: A. Georgian, J. Creedon)
The United States admitted carrying out a military air strike in Pakistan that resulted in the death of eleven Pakistani soldiers, defending the action it says was aimed at militants and coordinated with Pakistan. (Report: C. Casali)
In an unusually frank interview with FRANCE 24, the UN’s aid chief in Afghanistan says too much Western aid goes back to the donor countries, instead of the Afghan people it was intended to help. (Report: N. Germain)
A border missile fired from Afghanistan has killed at least 11 Pakistani soldiers and wounded nine in a border post, following fighting with Afghan forces. Pakistan has accused the US of firing the missile in an "unprovoked and cowardly" air strike.
Three British soldiers were killed in a suicide attack in the south of Afghanistan, the British defence ministry has said. This incident brings the death toll of British soldiers in Afghanistan to 100 since the 2001 invasion.
The French businessman kidnapped along with his three colleagues in southeastern Afghanistan on Thursday is currently held by the Taliban, a spokesperson for the Islamic militant organisation told our correspondent in the country. (Report: C.Billet)
Authorities stated that more than 100 rebels had been killed in operations in the southwest of the country. Meanwhile, two NATO soldiers were killed in a suicide bombing on Saturday and another bomb killed a civilian in Kabul on Sunday.