14 Afghans to appear in UK court for hijacking
LONDON, March 13 (Reuters) - Fourteen Afghans were due to appear in a British court on Monday charged with last month's hijacking of an Afghan airliner, court officials said.
Rome meeting kicks off Afghan peace move
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The Rome meeting convened by the former Afghan monarch Zahir Shah has constituted different teams to establish contacts with the Afghan warring factions and regional countries for holding Loya Jirga in Afghanistan.
11 March 2000
At about 10 o'clock in the evening, Talibans fighter jets carried a number of sorties over the city of Sanchorack in the province of Saripul ,inflicting heavy casualties on the local civilian population. Reports reaching Takhar have confirmed the killing of 2
Afghan factions in Tokyo for peace talks
TOKYO (NNI): The envoy of the former Afghan monarch, Zahir Shah is expected to arrive here within next few days to join Taliban and representatives of the anti-Taliban northern alliance.
Military operation to hamper Afghan peace process: Abdullah
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The spokesman for the anti-Taliban northern alliance Dr. Abdullah has warned that continuation of hostilities and military operations would hamper peace efforts.
Pakistan favours representative govt in Afghanistan: Sattar
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Pakistan supports the idea of broad-based, representative and muti-ethnic government in Afghanistan and opposes imposition of any outside solution on Afghanis, says Foreign Minister Abdul Sattar.
Broad based govt only solution to Afghan conflict: Kharrazi
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The Iranian Foreign Minister, Kamal Kharrazi has said that the formation of a broad based and multiethnic government in Afghanistan is the only solution to the Afghan conflict.
Afghan refugees repatriation begins this month
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Repatriation of Afghan refugees from Pakistan may begin later this month as was decided in the last month Tripartite Commission meeting in Kabul, UN sources said Sunday.
By Dr Maqbool Ahmad Bhatty - DAWN (Pakistan)
WHILE the confrontation with India centring on Kashmir remains our basic security concern, Afghanistan has recently come under the international spotlight. The continuing civil war there not only impinges on us in a variety of ways, but also casts a
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