Pakistan orders border closed to Afghan refugees
By Jack Redden
ISLAMABAD, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Pakistan said on Friday it had closed its borders to refugees fleeing war and economic deprivation in Afghanistan after two decades of providing shelter.
Pakistani province bans entry of Afghan refugees
PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Pakistan's North West Frontier Province (NWFP) on Thursday banned the entry of new refugees coming from neighbouring Afghanistan, a government statement said.
NWFP bans entry of Afghan refugees
By Rahimullah Yusufzai - The News Int.
PESHAWAR: The NWFP government on Thursday announced an immediate ban on the entry of new Afghan refugees into the province. An official handout said law-enforcement agencies had been
Pakistan seeks peaceful return of Afghan refugees The News Int.
UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has informed the United Nations that due to huge number of refugees from Afghanistan, Pakistan has been facing a number of problems and urged the UN
Training camps closed in Afghanistan, says Pakistani minister
KARACHI, Nov 9 (AFP) - Afghanistan has closed down alleged training camps but suspects wanted in serious criminal cases in Pakistan have not been extradited, Interior Minister Moinuddin Haider said Thursday.
UN negotiator seeks agenda for peace talks - Times of India
KABUL: Now that both sides in Afghanistan's bitter civil war have agreed to restart peace talks, the United Nations chief negotiator said on Thursday he had to find an agenda agreeable to both sides.
Russia demands more sanctions against Taliban - UPI
Russia said Wednesday it was not willing to hold talks with the Taliban and instead urged the international community to tighten sanctions against the ruling Afghan militia. The Russian statement
Kazakhstan to offer armed forces to neighbours
ASTANA, Nov 10 (Reuters) - The Kazakhstan parliament, worried by the threat of fundamentalist Islamic rebels in central Asia, agreed to offer the country's armed forces to maintain peace
Pakistani papers hail Kazakhstan's policy on Afghanistan
Islamabad, Nov 9, IRNA -- Commenting on the just concluded visit of the Pakistani Chief Executive, General Parvez Musharraf to Kazakhstan, different Pakistani newspapers appreciated Astana's policy
War, and no peace - DAWN editorial 11/10
THE political equations in Central Asia are changing. How this shift will affect the situation in Afghanistan is not very clear. Kazakhstan, the leading Central Asian Republic, which had been inclined
Pakistan promises safe route for Iranian gas - Times of India
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's energy minister on Thursday promised a safe route for the proposed Iran-India gas pipeline, seen here as a model for unlocking the region's immense energy potential.
Performance of Nashanas on PTV - Dawn letter
AS a child I used to listen to Radio Kabul Urdu Service. My main interest in it was to enjoy the Urdu, and Persian songs sung by Nashanas, who had immense similarity with the golden voice of late
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