UN warns of Afghan drought
Water is running out in southern provinces - BBC
By Kate Clark in Kabul
The UN has warned of a possible water emergency in southern Afghanistan.
It says the drought could result in crop failure in the region which is the country's breadbasket.
Taleban rejects UN threats - BBC
The Taleban rulers in Afghanistan have condemned the UN for threatening to impose further sanctions on Afghanistan unless they expel the Saudi Islamic militant, Osama Bin Laden.
Taliban slams UN for plan to slap more sanctions on Afghanistan
KABUL April 10 (AFP) - Taliban Foreign Minister Wakil Ahmad Mutawakel Monday slammed the UN for considering further sanctions against Afghanistan to force the ruling militia to end fighting and expell suspected terrorist Osama bin Laden,
Bin Laden's life saved by doctor
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Osama Bin Laden, reported to be ill with kidney and liver disease, is recovering after treatment by a mysterious Iraqi doctor, reports The Sunday Times.
UNSC warning to Taliban unprecedented
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The head of the Middle East Wing in the Ohio University of the United State, Dr. Alam Pohan has termed the UN Security Council warning to the Taliban to stop fighting or face sanctions as unprecedented saying such
Russia offers military support to Afghan opposition
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Russia Sunday did not rule out the possibility of military support to Rabbani led Afghan opposition.
Pakistan asks Kabul to close terrorist training camps
By Nasir Malick
LONDON, April 8: Pakistan has asked Afghanistan to close down training camps on its soil and extradite all those people who have taken shelter there after committing sectarian killings in Pakistan, Interior Minister Moinuddin Haider said here on
UPDATE 1-Pakistan leader says Sharif trial fair
By Crispian Balmer
PARIS, April 10 (Reuters) - Pakistani leader General Pervez Musharraf said on Monday the life sentence handed down last week to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was ``extremely fair'' and denounced Western criticism of the verdict.
Iranians hold talks with Taleban
An Iran government delegation has been having talks with Taleban representatives in the Afghan capital Kabul.
Iranian FM to visit Pakistan next month
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharazi will visit Pakistan next month for talks on host of issues, focussing on Afghan crisis, sources said Sunday.
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