Forest fires rage in Afghanistan
Forest fires are continuing to rage out of control in Konar province in eastern Afghanistan.
Afghanistan's Taliban Vow Not To Launch Fresh Fighting
ISLAMABAD (AP)--Following a warning from the U.N. of heavy fighting in coming weeks in Afghanistan, the ruling Taliban vowed Friday that they wouldn't be the ones to fire the first shot.
UN threatens Taliban with fresh sanctions
UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council has warned Afghanistan's Taliban of fresh sanctions if they ignore its resolutions and has criticised the militia for pursuing a military policy in the country with outside help.
Taliban optimistic about Jeddah peace talks
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The ruling Taliban in Afghanistan have expressed optimism about the forthcoming Afghan peace talks in Saudi city of Jeddah saying they would try to convince the opposition Northern Alliance to
UN Afghan special envoy holds extensive talks in India
NEW DELHI, May 5 (AFP) - The United Nations Special Envoy for Afghanistan, Francese Vendrell, held extensive talks with Indian officials on the latest developments in the war-torn country, officials said here Friday.
CIA responsible for terrorism, says Babar
PESHAWAR (Online) May 5 - Former interior minister, Major General (Retd) Naseerullah Babar, has held American CIA responsible for fomenting terrorism. “CIA itself introduced terrorism in the region
Taliban flayed for Human Rights abuses
By Our Correspondent
WASHINGTON, May 5: The policy of the Taliban vis-a-vis women and girls came under criticism on Wednesday at the hearing of the International subcommittee of the US House of Representatives.
Canada donates 400 tonnes food to Afghans
KARACHI (NNI): The Canadian High Commissioner, Ferry de Kerchkhove, Friday handed over 400 tonnes of Yellow Split Peas to the representatives of World Food Programme to help feed abjectly poor and
COMMENTS BY THE SPOKSPERSON
On Pakistani-Taliban atrocities committed against civilian Populations in Ghor Province
Continuing their crimes against the civilian populations, including ethnic cleansing, forced deportation and mass displacement of inhabitants in various regions of Afghanistan, the extremist Pakistani-Arab-Taliban
FEMINIST MAJORITY FOUNDATION CONDEMNS TALIBAN
The Feminist Majority Foundation condemns the public stoning of a woman to death in Northern Afghanistan by the Taliban militia for allegedly committing adultery and calls for an end to the brutal gender apartheid regime that continues to terrorize the
US PREPARES TO COUNTER TERRORISM IN AFGHANISTAN, CENTRAL ASIA.
AHMED RASHID IN WASHINGTON AND NEW YORK.
The Nation - Pakistan on May 4.
US-PAKISTAN: PART 2.
Pakistan faces renewed pressure from the US on its Afghan policy as counterterrorism officials and diplomats at the US National Security
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