Taliban release 300 opposition prisoners
KABUL, April 26 (AFP) - Afghanistan's Taliban on Wednesday released around 300 opposition prisoners from Kabul's central Pulicharkhi jail under a decree by the ruling militia's Supreme Leader Mulla Mohammad Omar, officials said.
Second round of Afghan peace talks in Jeddah early next month
ISLAMABAD (April 26) : Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) is to host second round of talks between rival Afghan sides in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, early next month, Afghan sources said here on Tuesday.
UN enemy of Islam, favours opposition: Taliban
By Kathy Gannon - AP/The Times of India
ISLAMABAD: Afghanistan's ruling Taliban accused the United Nations Tuesday of being an enemy of Islam and of favoring its northern-based opponents.
Taliban accuse opposition of provocation ahead of peace talks
Tuesday, 25-Apr-2000 4:50PM
KABUL, April 25 (AFP) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia has accused the opposition Northern Alliance of carrying out military operations which threaten to jeopardise planned peace talks in Saudi Arabia, the official media said Tuesday.
Afghan opposition captures 3 Taliban posts
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghan opposition Tuesday said its forces have captured three Taliban military posts in an overnight offensive north of capital Kabul.
Afghanistan bans foreign currency
Most transactions are conducted in foreign currency
By Kate Clark in Kabul - BBC
The leader of Afghanistan's ruling Taleban, Mullah Mohammed Omar, has threatened harsh punishment against anyone using foreign currencies inside the country.
Smuggling of Afghan currency destabilisiang Pak economy
PESHAWAR (Online) - Smuggling of Afghan currency notes is adversely affecting Pakistan’s economy by creating foreign currency shortage in the local market. Munir Akhtar Tariq, General Secretary Sarafa Association Chowk Yadgar Peshawar,
Peshawar traders offer prayer for Afghan currency
PESHAWAR (NNI): Saleem Khan may be poorly equipped to follow global currency movements, but he is anxious to see one currency in particular stabilise.
Kazakhstan calls on world to put end to Afghanistan war
ALMATY, April 26 (Itar-Tass) - Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev called on the international community on Wednesday to make a concerted effort to put an end to the civil war in Afghanistan.
UNICEF: Kabul agrees to cease-fire for polio vaccination
APR 25, 2000, M2 Communications - Kabul authorities have given a verbal agreement to UNICEF that they will respect a cease-fire for the 1-3 May round of polio immunization. Northern Alliance authorities in Faizabad have also issued a verbal
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