Russia-India-Iran strategic triangle
Dr Jassim Taqui
Frontier Post (Articles)
During his recent visit to India Russian Prime Minister Yevgeny Primakov suggested the formation of a " strategic triangle" between Russia, India and China. In fact, he should have replaced China with Iran. All facts on the ground suggest that
Security concerns keep UN out of Afghanistan
By Our Correspondent
UNITED NATIONS, Jan 9: Security concerns by the United Nations following incidents where UN workers were killed have all but halted relief efforts by international agencies in Afghanistan, UN officials said here on Saturday.
Iran ready to repatriate Afghan refugees: UN
ISLAMABD, Jan 9: The Islamabad-based UN Coordinator Erick De Mul has not confirmed the reports about expulsion of Afghan refugees from Iran and said Tehran has agreed to the voluntary repatriation of the refugees.
Three Killed in Tajik-Afghan Clash
Sunday, January 10, 1999; 10:51 a.m. EST
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan (AP)-- Russian border guards opened fire on suspected drug smugglers crossing into Tajikistan from neighboring Afghanistan, killing three, authorities said Sunday.
Taliban claim foiling uprising plot
By Aimal Khan
PESHAWAR - The Taliban student militia has claimed to have foiled an opposition plot to create disturbances in northern Afghanistan simultaneous and arrested 30 alleged culprits besides recovering a huge quantity of sophisticated arms.
Afghans say new Pakistani vehicle tax too high
Police in Pakistan say they have impounded more than one-hundred vehicles and arrested several Afghans for non-payment of a newly-imposed vehicle tax.
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