Taliban to hold high-level talks with Pakistani leaders
.c Kyodo News Service
ISLAMABAD, Jan. 30 (Kyodo) - A high-level delegation from Afghanistan's ruling Taliban movement is due to hold talks here Monday with Pakistani leaders on political and economic issues, the Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) reported Sunday.
U.N. refuses sanction exemption for Afghan airline
By Anthony Goodman
UNITED NATIONS, Jan 28 (Reuters) - A U.N. committee that monitors sanctions against Afghanistan rejected on Friday a request for a total exemption on behalf of Ariana Afghan Airlines, the main target of the curbs, a committee source said.
UN refuses sanctions exemption for Ariana
UNITED NATIONS, Jan 29: A UN committee that monitors sanctions against Afghanistan rejected on Friday a request for a total exemption on behalf of Ariana Afghan Airlines, the main target of the curbs, a committee source said.
Pakistan Rejects US Terrorism Edict
By KATHY GANNON
c The Associated Press
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) - Pakistan rejected as unwarranted Saturday an apparent warning from the United States that it could be branded a sponsor of terrorism.
Khost meeting reiterates support to Taliban
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Thousands of participants of a grand meeting in Khost province of Afghanistan have strongly criticized press reports that national elders have sounded warning to the Taliban, reports VOA.
Taliban deny burning opponents homes in Sangcharak
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Taliban have denied opponents claim about committing atrocities and tyrannies during the capture of two strategic districts of Sangcharak and Gosbandi.
Anti-Pakistan resolution moved in US Congress
WASHINGTON (NNI): A US Congressman has introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives calling on Secretary of State Madeleine Albright to designate Pakistan as "a state sponsor of terrorism."
Head of Taliban ruling council arrives on Monday
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Head of Taliban ruling council Mulla Mohammad Rabbani arrives in Islamabad on Monday (January 31) on two-day visit for wide-ranging talks with Pakistani leaders on regional and bilateral issues, official and Afghan sources
Harkat-e-Islami still intact: Ali Javed
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The head of Central Council of Harkat-e-Islami Afghanistan, Syed Mohammad Ali Javed has said that contrary to the claims of the opponents, the party is intact and Ayatullah Mohseni is heading it.
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