The Central Intelligence Agency has opened its representation in Afghanistan's Vardak province bordering on Kabul province by the consent of Hamid Karzai's administration, the Online agency said. Originally, 25 people will work in the representation. The aim of the US intelligence officers is to collect and process the data on the possible whereabouts of Osama bin Laden, Taliban spiritual leader Mullah Omar and other Al-Qaida leaders.
Twenty years later, the cause of death of 118 Kursk submariners remains a mystery. the Russian navy was unable to save the dying men.