Zahir Shah has no role to play: Taliban
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghanistan ruling Taliban said former Afghan monarch Zahir Shah has no role to play in Afghan politics.
President Khatami: No military soultion to Afghan problem
Tehran, June 11, IRNA -- President Mohammad Khatami in a meeting with his Afghan counterpart Burhanuddin Rabbani here Sunday rejected war as a solution to the Afghanistan problem and said Iran supports peaceful means to end the
Pak-Iran cooperation to help solve Afghan conflict: Khamenei
TEHRAN (NNI): Iranian Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said close cooperation between Iran and Pakistan will help settle the crisis in Afghanistan.
Iran, Uzbekistan call for peace in Afghanistan
TEHRAN (NNI): Iran and Uzbekistan Sunday called for peaceful settlement of the long-standing Afghan conflict, saying that solution to crisis in Afghanistan is must for development in the region.
Killers of Iranian nationals to be punished: CE
TEHRAN: Iranian Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said close cooperation between Iran and Pakistan will help settle the crisis in Afghanistan. Khamenei, in a meeting with Chief Executive General Pervaiz Musharraf, said instability in
Taliban, opposition swap POWs
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghanistans Taliban and opposition northern alliance have exchanged prisoners of war in northern Afghan province of Samangon, reports Radio Tehran.
Central Asian Nations Agree To Improve Trade, Roads
TEHRAN (AP)--Caspian and Central Asian nations gathered at a conference in Tehran Saturday agreed to expand economic cooperation by setting up a network of roads linking their countries and relaxing trade barriers, a conference spokesman said.
Taliban appeal to UNSC not to slap more curbs on Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Taliban have appealed to the UN Security Council not to impose more tough sanctions against war-ravaged Afghanistan.
Iran best route for piping oil, gas: Kharrazi
TEHRAN (NNI): Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi said on Sunday that the collapse of the former Soviet Union was the most significant development in the history of the Central Asia and the Caucasus in the past century.
Moin says Pakistan ought to be modern Secular state - The Nation 6/11
WASHINGTON-Asked for comment on the steps outlined this week by Pakistan to curb terrorist networks, Karl F. Inderfurth, US Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia, told The New York Times: The United States welcomed them.
Volunteers struggle to preserve antiquities - AFGHANISTAN by Tasgola Karla Bruner in Islamabad
A group of volunteers is trying to save Afghanistan's cultural heritage, both for its inherent value and for the much-needed tourism revenue it may one day generate.
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