Taliban and opposition agree week-long ceasefire: Massoud supporter
Tue 27 Oct 98 - 14:33 GMT
TALOQAN, Afghanistan, Oct 27 (AFP) - Afghanistan's Taliban and the opposition alliance have agreed a week-long ceasefire to allow them to start negotiations, an aide to opposition commander Ahmed Shah Masood said Tuesday.
Iran to begin military manoeuvres on Afghan border on Saturday
Tue 27 Oct 98 - 13:06 GMT
TEHRAN, Oct 27 (AFP) - Iran announced on Tuesday that it will begin the "principal phase" of its planned military manoeuvres on the Afghan border on Saturday.
Earthquake rocks northeastern Afghanistan
Tue 27 Oct 98 - 10:54 GMT
TALOQAN, Afghanistan, Oct 27 (AFP) - An earthquake shook the town of Rostaq in Afghanistan's northeastern province of Takhar on Monday, aid sources in the area said Tuesday.
Taliban accuse opponents of using mines in Afghanistan
WASHINGTON: Taliban Information Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi has accused anti-militia forces of mining the areas under their control.
Changing Afghan scenario
Frontier Post (Article)
With a hindsight one can say that the impression that the Taliban had been able to secure peace and stability, mainly through the barrel of gun, by the middle of the year was transient if not outright incorrect. Just in a matter of few months
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