Zahir Shah seeks Taliban, oppositions support for Loya Jirga
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The former Afghan monarch Zahir Shah is sending his delegations to Afghanistan to hold talks with the Taliban and opposition Northern Alliance to seek their support for the proposed Loya Jirga.
Pakistan to accept Loya Jirga after Afghans agreement: Sattar
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Pakistan says it will accept the proposal for Loya Jirga (grand assembly) for determining Afghanistans future set up provided both the ruling Taliban and their foes endorse the same idea.
Taliban to distribute land among Afghan returnees
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghanistans Taliban have pledged to provide every possible facility to the returning Afghan refugees including distribution of lands.
Taliban blame opposition for breach of cease fire
ISLAMABAD, June 4: The Taliban government on Sunday accused opposition guerillas of launching two attacks near Kabul during a cease fire called by both sides to allow a UN-backed vaccination drive against polio.
Russia trying hard to regain its lost position in region
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Russian threats against Afghanistan are part of the efforts of the President Viadmir Putin to regain lost position in the region and re-strengthen political, military and economic influence in Central Asia.
Seven arrested at Pak-Afghan border
MIRANSHAH (NNI): Seven suspects, hailing from different parts of the country, were arrested from the Pak-Afghan border during routine patrol of the law enforcing agencies, authorities here said on Sunday
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