Taliban Stone Woman for Adultery
.c The Associated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Afghanistan's hard-line Taliban religious rulers stoned a woman to death in northern Afghanistan on Monday after she was found guilty of committing adultery.
Land withers in Afghan drought, thousands at risk
By Sayed Salahuddin
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, May 2 (Reuters) - A withering drought has put hundreds of thousands of impoverished Afghans at risk and urgent aid is needed, U.N. officials said on Tuesday.
Uzbek President condemns Afghanistan
The President of Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov, who's on a visit to India, has sharply criticised Afghanistan.
Afghan Taliban dimsiss US State Department report
KABUL, May 1 (AFP) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban Monday strongly dismissed a US State Department report singling out Afghanistan and Pakistan as major terrorist hubs.
Pakistan ruler at odds with U.S. over terrorism
By Andrew Hill
ISLAMABAD, May 2 (Reuters) - Pakistan's military ruler on Tuesday acknowledged there were key differences with the United States over what constitutes terrorism, the darkest cloud hanging over stormy Indo-Pakistani relations.
Pakistani traders reject compromise
A group representing traders in the Pakistani city of Peshawar has rejected a government proposal to gradually introduce sales tax on smuggled goods, which are widely traded in the region.
7,700 afghan refugees leave iran voluntarily tehran
may 1, irna -- the interior ministry's director general for foreign nationals hojatoleslam hassanali ebrahimi said on monday 7,700 afghan refugees have voluntarily left iran for their home country in the past 20
Canadian delegation Taliban discuss drugs, terrorism, human rights
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The Afghan Foreign Minister Maulvi Wakil Ahmed Mutawakel and the visiting Canadian delegation discussed prevailing political conditions and developments in Afghanistan and region
Benazir blames ISI, MI for destabilizing PPP govts
WASHINGTON (NNI): Pakistan Peoples Party chairperson Benazir Bhutto on Monday blamed some elements in Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) and Military Intelligence for working against the PPP governments
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