UN enovy jeopardising Afghan peace with rash statements: Taliban
Monday, August 14 11:52 PM SGT
KABUL, Aug 14 (AFP) - Afghan Foreign Minister Wakil Ahmad Mutawakel on Monday warned that UN special envoy Francesc Vendrell could undermine peace efforts with rash comments against the ruling Taliban Islamic militia.
Taleban condemns UN envoy
By Kate Clark in Kabul
The Taleban Foreign Minister, Wakil Ahmad Mutawakkil, has said the United Nations' special envoy to Afghanistan has undermined his own role as a mediator.
UN go ahead for Afghan flight
The United Nations Security Council has given approval for the national Afghan airline, Ariane, to fly a group of sick children to Germany for treatment.
Taleban launch more attacks on opposition base
KABUL (August 14) : Afghanistan's ruling Taleban militia on Sunday launched a two-headed attack on the opposition's north-eastern base but were beaten back, resistance sources said.
Aid agencies concerned over plight of displaced Afghans
ISLAMABAD (NNI): International aid agencies have expressed concern over the plight of the Afghans who have been displaced by the renewed fighting in northern Afghanistan, reports BBC.
Pakistan helps extremists to infiltrate into Uzbekistan
Moscow, August 14 IRNA-Itar-Tass-ACSNA -- The pakistani air force delivers various floating craft to armed uzbek islamists in afghanistan who are bracing, according to military sources, for breaking across the border.
President Khatami: There is no military solution in Afghanistan
Tehran, Aug. 14, IRNA -- President Mohammad Khatami said here on Monday that there is no military solution to the Afghan problem and the solution lies in accepting the right of the Afghan people to choose their own destiny.
Loya Jirga team to brief Zahir Shah on talks with Taliban
By Tahir Khan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Representatives of ex-Afghan monarch Zahir Shah Sunday left for Rome to brief Zahir Shah about their first ever talks in Afghanistan with the ruling Taliban over the proposed Loya Jirga (grand assembly) to try to end the civil war,
Daily urges World Body to focus more attention on Afghan crisis
Tehran, Aug 13, IRNA -- `Tehran Times' Sunday expressed concern over the grave situation in Afghanistan since the seizure of Kabul by the Taliban, urging the World Body to focus more attention on the war-torn
Britain, US trained terrorists in Afghanistan: ex-commando
LONDON (NNI): Britain secretly trained and supported the mujahideen in Afghanistan and tolerated opium smuggling that financed their 'jehad' (holy war) against Soviet troops, a former British commando who operated in Afghanistan has revealed.
Another group of Afghan refugees repatriated
Shiraz, Fars Prov., August 14, IRNA - In the 13th round of returning Afghan refugees to Afghanistan, Iran Sunday repatriated 447 Shiraz-based Afghan nationals, 75 women, 203 men and 169 children to their homeland.
MPs seek repatriation of Afghan refugees
Tehran, Aug. 13, IRNA -- 154 Majlis deputies in an open letter to President Mohammad Khatami Sunday sought repatriation of Afghan refugees to their homeland.
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