Taliban planning new offensive amid POW talks, Masood tells UN
Sunday, June 25 6:16 PM SGT
KABUL, June 25 (AFP) - Opposition commander Ahmad Shah Masood believes that the ruling Taliban militia is planning a new offensive in northern Afghanistan and has conveyed his fears to the United Nations, his spokesman said Sunday.
Afghan Women Council seeks global help
Islamabad, June 25, IRNA -- Afghan Women Council has asked the global community to help redress `increasing miseries' of women in Afghanistan. Fatana Gillani, president of the council, while addressing a gathering
Loya Jirga no solution to Afghan conflict: HIA
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Hezb-e-Islami Afghanistan (Hekmatyar) has expressed opposition to the holding of Loya Jirga saying it would be a sort of interference in the internal affairs of Afghanistan.
UNHCR warns against famine, threat of mass deaths in Afghanistan
Tehran, June 23, IRNA -- The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) called for emergency assistance for up to two million Afghans suffering from the country's worst drought in 30 years.
Iran calls for Intl. help to counter drought crisis in Afghanistan
Tehran, June 25, IRNA -- Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hamid Reza Asefi here on Sunday called on the international community and various countries to rush help to counter famine and drought crisis in Afghanistan.
No activities at Rishkhor military training camp in Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): There have been no military activities at Rishkhor training camp near Afghan capital Kabul as Arab and Pakistani guerillas have left it, reports BBC.
Pakistan cannot intervene in bin Laden case, says Moin
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KARACHI: Pakistan is unable to help the United States apprehend alleged terrorist Osama bin Laden and the US should discuss his extradition with the Afghan authorities, interior minister Moinuddin Haider said on Sunday.
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