Afghan opposition warns Taliban planning another offensive
KABUL, July 15 (AFP) - The Afghan opposition on Saturday warned that the ruling Taliban militia was planning another attack after two assaults against their positions north of Kabul earlier this month.
Afghan factions trade fire in north
ISLAMABAD, July 15 (Times of India): Afghanistan's warring factions waged a bitter artillery duel in northern Afghanistan early on Saturday, but there was no change in the front-line, an Opposition spokesman said.
Former Afghan King does not seek personal positions: envoy
Islamabad, July 16, IRNA - "The former King of Afghanistan seeks no personal position in the country," said the head of a special delegation of the ex-Afghan monarch who had earlier arrived here to hold talks with Pakistani
Pakistan, Zahir Shah team’s talks to focus on ‘Loya Jirga’
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The forthcoming talks between a team of the former Afghan monarch Zahir Shah and Pakistani officials will focus on the possibility of convening traditional ‘Loya Jirga’ to settle Afghan conflict, head of the team has said.
Afghan workers take first steps in mending Kabul's cratered roads
KABUL, July 16 (AFP) - Filling rocket craters on the streets of this city might seem like a futile task, but elderly road worker Sher Mohammad sees it as a chance to bury a small part of Afghanistan's legacy of war.
$70 carrot for Afghan refugees to go home
A steady stream of Afghans in Iran has gone home under a repatriation programme but observers say all is not well under the Taleban regime
Qazi asks US to undo its anti-Islamic image
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Jamaat-e-Islami ameer Qazi Hussain Ahmad has said that United States should try to undo its anti-Muslim and anti-Islam impression.
US commandos planning to abduct bin Laden: Fazl Rahman
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Maulana Fazl Rahman, head of his own faction of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam, on Saturday said the US commandos have reached Afghanistan and plan to abduct Osama bin Laden.
And finally, in the "believe it or not" section:
US journalist denies existence of terrorist camps in Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The correspondent of a leading US television network CBS, Mike Hober has denied the existence of terrorist training camps in Afghanistan.
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