Governor Bamyan parts ways with Taliban
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Governor central Afghan province of Bamyan Maulvi Islam has parted ways with the Taliban after developing differences with the student militia, reports Radio Tehran.
Taliban reject Uzbek rebels presence in Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Taliban Sunday described as totally baseless the accusations that some 1,000 Uzbek Islamic rebels based in Afghanistan are preparing to stream over the border into Tajikistan and from there infiltrate
Three Taliban killed in Taloqan war
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The Afghan opposition northern alliance has claimed foiling Talibans offensives on Taloqan killing three Taliban.
Central Asian leaders call for resolution of Afghan civil war
Monday, August 21 6:24 AM SGT
BISHKEK, Aug 21 (AFP) - Central Asian leaders have called on international organisations to resolve the ongoing civil war in Afghanistan to prevent the spread of Islamic extremism on to their territory.
Central Asia leaders vow to cooperate amid unrest
BISHKEK, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Leaders of ex-Soviet states in central Asia vowed after a meeting in Kyrgyzstan on Sunday to work together to fight an outbreak of cross-border unrest that has killed dozens of troops this month.
Moscow to continue assistance to Afghan govt -- official
Sunday, August 20, 2000 3:41 PM EST
BISHKEK, August 20 (Itar-Tass) - Moscow will continue to assist the lawful government of Afghanistan, chief of the Russian Security Council Sergei Ivanov said after meeting with the presidents of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan,
Concern over Afghan widows
An international aid agency in Afghanistan has expressed concern about the fate of thousands of widows and their children because of a ruling last month by the Taleban forbidding women from being employed by foreign aid agencies.
Mori meets Musharraf for talks on CTBT, S. Asia peace
ISLAMABAD, Aug. 21 (Kyodo) - Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori met Pakistan's military ruler Gen. Pervez Musharraf on Monday for talks expected to focus on Tokyo's demands that Islamabad not conduct new nuclear tests.
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