Bangladesh central bank asks banks to check Taliban-linked accounts
DHAKA, June 13 (AFP) - Bangladesh's central bank has asked all commercial banks to check if any organisation was operating accounts for Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia, officials said here Tuesday.
Bangladesh eyes Taliban money
DHAKA, BANGLADESH, JUNE 12 (UPI) -- The Bangladesh central bank Monday asked all commercial banks to check whether any organization directly supporting the Afghanistan's Taliban government has accounts in
WFP uses donkeys to deliver food in Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD, June 12 (Reuters) - The U.N.'s World Food Programme (WFP) said on Monday it was delivering 130 tonnes of wheat to a northern Afghan town using about 700 donkeys.
UAE donates 2000 tons food for drought stricken Afghans
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The United Arab Emirates, UAE has announced two thousand tones of food commodities for the people of the drought-affected areas in Afghanistan.
World indifferent towards Afghans
From SIKANDER HAYATÝ - Frontier Post 6/12 (Pakistan)
ISLAMABAD - Afghan refugees situation remains grim but the international community is increasingly indifferent with UNHCR allocation now only 2 per cent of its global budget.
Isolating Afghanistan is not right: Pakistan
Islamabad, June 12 (AFP) - The international community should not leave Afghanistan alone to face its tribulations and assist the rehabilitation of the war-torn country, a Pakistani minister said Monday.
Four killed in clash between tribesmen, Afghan refugees
WANA (South Waziristan) (NNI): Four people were killed in a clash between an Afghan refugee family and local tribesmen near the border town of Wana, the capital of South Waziristan agency in the North Western Frontier
ECO energy moot to take key decisions: Minister
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The forthcoming ECO energy conference to be held in Islamabad will take important decisions regarding regional cooperation in oil and gas sector.
Pakistan, Taliban now paying price
Fahd Husain - Frontier Post 6/11
Afghanistan is once again in the news after Russia's threat of launching air strikes against suspected Chechen training camps on Afghan soil. Reports say the Taliban have amassed troops on the border with Uzbekistan and have threatened to retaliate if air strikes
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