Taliban on guard against unrest from the east
ISLAMABAD, July 21 (AFP) - The Taliban authorities have alerted troops in eastern Afghanistan following rumours that a former mujahedeen commander was planning to lead an uprising from neighbouring Pakistan, a report said Friday.
Afghanistan's eastern council concerned over arrests by Taliban
Islamabad, July 22, IRNA -- The Shura-e-Mashreqi (eastern council) representing three eastern provinces of Afghanistan has expressed concern over recent arrests by Taliban in Nangarhar province.
95% Afghan children do not go to school
PESHAWAR, July 21 (Dawn) -- The sources of the United Nations have estimated that over 95 per cent Afghan children do not go to school, which depicts the total collapse of the education system in the war-ravaged country.
Pakistan asks Zahir Shah envoy to take Taliban into confidence Islamabad, July 22, IRNA -- Pakistani Minister for Kashmiri Affairs and the Northern Areas, Abbas Sarfaraz Khan, on Friday asked a delegation of former Afghan King Zahir Shah to take the Taliban into
Solution to regional tension lies in Loya Jirga’s success: Arsala
By Tahir Khan - 7/22/00
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Expressing satisfaction over talks with Pakistani officials about the ‘Loya Jirga’ (grand assembly) approach, head of the ex-Afghan monarch team Friday said solution to Afghan conflict is must to end ‘regional tension’.
Afghans stage protest demo at UN HQs
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghan nationals living in and around the New York city as well as those settled in Canada staged a demonstration outside Pakistani Consulate and the UN headquarters, VOA reports.
Kabul remains a dangerous place for Pakistani diplomats
Imtiaz Gul meets with Pakistani diplomats and Taleban officials in Kabul and says Kabul remains unsafe for Pakistanis even after so much of game-playing
Qazi may emerge as Afghan peace broker
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Qazi Hussain Ahmed is likely to emerge as Afghan peace broker as he has offered his services to help negotiate a peace settlement between Afghanistan's warring sides. But his ability to influence the
Paper resents Taliban's treatment of Pakistan soccer players Islamabad, July 22, IRNA -- A leading Pakistani daily on Friday regretted the shaving of heads of Pakistani football players by Taliban, describing it as an act of narrow-mindedness.
Germany donates DM 0.5 million for drought victims in Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD, July 21 (NNI): Germany has announced to allocate DM 500,000 for immediate humanitarian assistance to the drought-affected population in Afghanistan.
Victim's Brother Executes Killer
By AMIR SHAH
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Thousands of spectators pleaded Friday to spare the life of a convicted killer but then watched the brother of one of his victims cut his throat in the first public execution in the Afghan capital since November.
Pakistan asks world to share Afghan refugees’ burden
UNITED NATIONS (NNI): Pakistan has said the world has forgotten the plight of 2.6 million Afghan as their presence is creating serious social and economic problems in the country.
No possibility of Taliban style movement in Pakistan: Imran
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Chairman Pakistan Tehrik-I-Insaf Imran Khan has said there is no possibility of the emergence of Taliban’s style movement in Pakistan as the military wants to prevent such a movement, reports BBC.
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