Pakistan supporting Taliban in fresh offensive: Radio Moscow
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghanistans Taliban have launched fresh offensive against the opposition Northern Alliance with the active support of the Pakistan Army personnel, reports Radio Moscow.
Taleban: No Chechen bases
Russian army has bitter memories of its confrontation in Kabul
By Kate Clark in Kabul - BBC
Taleban Foreign Minister Wakil Ahmed Mutawakil has invited foreign observers to check for themselves whether there are any military training camps for Chechens.
Tajik president for peaceful settlement to Afghan problem
DUSHANBE, May 29 (Itar-Tass) - Tajikistan's President Emomali Rakhmonov and special envoy of the UN Secretary-General to Tajikistan Ivo Petrov showed complete coincidence of views on the situation in Afghanistan and declared
US, Russia ask Pakistan to check extremists activities
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The joint statement issued by the Russian Assistant Secretary of State, Alexander Lichkow and his American counterpart, Karl Inderfurth has expressed concern over the increase of Islamic extremists in Pakistan and asked
Turkmenistan resurrects $3.5 billion gas projects
ASHGABAT (Internews) - Turkmenistan has decided to resurrect two gas pipeline projects worth over $3.5 billion that had been put on the back burner since 1998 for political and security reasons, officials announced here Sunday.
Pakistan becoming threat to world peace: UK
By Aamir Ghauri - The News International
LONDON: Britain's Foreign Office Minister Peter Hain has accused Pakistan of rapidly becoming "a threat to world peace" and claimed a link between Pakistan's export of nuclear capability and terrorism.
Russia threatens new war on Afghanistan
By Guy Chazan in Moscow - Daily Telegraph
RUSSIA is threatening a fresh confrontation with Afghanistan after claiming to have uncovered evidence of a pact between the ruling Taliban movement and the Saudi terrorist leader Osama bin Laden to aid Chechen rebels.
Retired general hopeful of ending Afghan war
By Rahimullah Yusufzai - The News International
PESHAWAR: A retired Pakistani general said that the peace campaign launched by him with the support of Afghan tribal elders would hopefully bring an end to the bloodshed in Afghanistan.
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