Afghan Taleban capture valley from opposition
KABUL, April 8 (Reuters) - Forces of the ruling Taleban movement captured a strategic valley northeast of Kabul on Saturday in what seemed to be the start of a spring assault against opposition forces, travellers from the area said.
Afghanistan's Taliban warns Iran of 'Zionist plot'
KABUL, April 9 (AFP) - Afghanistan's Taliban authorities have warned neighbouring Iran of alleged Zionist plots to fan discord among Muslim states, an official report said Sunday.
Afghan peace talks resume in Jeddah next week
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The next round of OIC sponsored Afghan peace talks will be held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia next week, reports Radio Tehran.
UNs Afghanistan envoy holds talks with Taliban
ISLAMABAD (NNI): UN Secretary General Personal Representative for Afghanistan Francesc Vendrel, currently in Pakistan, held talks with Taliban ambassador in Islamabad Maulvi Syed Mohammad Haqqani and discussed with him variety
Iran, Taliban officials hold talks in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Senior Iranian and Taliban diplomats have held talks in Islamabad in a move to remove misunderstandings between the two sides, Afghan and diplomatic sources said Saturday.
Afghan refugees to return home
Thousands of Afghans have fled the fighting
By Jim Muir in Tehran - BBC
A major programme is getting under way in Iran aimed at returning hundreds of thousands of refugees who have fled the fighting in neighbouring Afghanistan over the years.
Canada donates $300,000 to Afghanistan women - BBC
Canada has said it will donate three-hundred thousand dollars to assist United Nations-supported efforts to promote womens rights in Afghanistan.
Taliban ask Pakistan to ensure security of Afghan personalities
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The ruling Taliban in Afghanistan have asked Pakistan to take adequate measures for the security of the leading Afghan jehad personalities living in Pakistan.
Hand over bin Laden, warns UN
Osama bin Laden is a "guest" in Afghanistan- BBC
Afghanistan's Taleban rulers have been warned they may face more sanctions unless they hand over Saudi Islamic militant Osama bin Laden.
Central Asian security worries ex-Soviet states
By Sergei Yakovlev
DUSHANBE, April 8 (Reuters) - Tajik President Imomali Rakhmonov told officials from other ex-Soviet states on Saturday that religious extremism, terrorism and separatism were emerging as huge threats for Central Asia.
Jalalabad peaceful under Taliban, claims ICP professor
PESHAWAR - "Though the war ravages range from the minds of the people to the outer spheres of life, yet the post-war condition of life is not only peaceful but also encouraging".
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