Alleged Russian meddling can spill Afghan war to neighbours: Taliban
KABUL, Nov 12 (AFP) - Taliban Defence Minister Mawlawi Obaidullah warned the war in Afghanistan could engulf its neighbours if Russia and its regional allies continued their alleged backing of opposition groups, a report said Sunday.
Afghanistan denies firing into Tajikistan
ISLAMABAD, Nov. 12 (Kyodo) - Afghanistan's Taliban government rejected Sunday reports its troops fired rockets into neighboring Tajik territory Saturday.
Taleban, opposition tussle for Afghan seat in OIC
ISLAMABAD, Nov 11 (Reuters) - The opposition to Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement said on Saturday it had sent a representative to the summit of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference
Annan says U.N. to continue Afghan peace efforts
DOHA, Nov 12 (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan told leaders at an Islamic summit in Qatar that the world body was making every effort to bring peace to Afghanistan, which he described as the "unhappy country."
Pakistan, Iran foreign minister discuss Afghan conflict
DOHA (November 12) : Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi has expressed concern over continued war and bloodshed in Afghanistan, saying perpetuation of the
OIC - Summit - IRNA
Elsewhere, Khatami touched on the Afghanistan conflict, saying the ongoing crisis has attracted the attention of the OIC. "During the past three years, the Special OIC Committee on Afghanistan was
Taliban accuse opposition of preparing for fighting
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghanistan ruling Taliban have accused the opposition alliance of making preparations for fighting to damage the proposed peace talks, a Taliban statement has said.
Afghan opposition attacks Pakistan's refugee ban
KABUL, Nov 11 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's anti-Taleban alliance on Saturday condemned a ban imposed by its southern neighbour Pakistan on the entry of Afghan refugees.
Taleban urges Pakistan to lift ban on new refugees
KABUL, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement urged neighbouring Pakistan on Sunday to lift a ban on the entry of Afghan refugees.
UN concerned over closure of Pak border with Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The United Nations has expressed concern over Pakistan’s decision of closing border with Afghanistan to check the arrival of the Afghan refugees.
UNHCR opposes ban on Afghan refugees
By Mohammed Riaz - DAWN
PESHAWAR, Nov 11: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has asked the government to review its decision to ban entry of Afghan refugees in Pakistan and open Torkham
Turkey increasing its role in Central Asia again
Goal is to forestall Russian, Islamic gains
Los Angeles Times Originally published Nov 12 2000
ANKARA, Turkey - Newspapers reported recently that Turkish Interior Minister Saadettin Tantan has been reading up on the Taliban, Afghanistan's militant Islamic movement
Coming home to roost - DAWN Editorial 11/12
THE downside of Pakistan's Afghanistan policy is now too clear to turn a blind eye to. First we had a Chinese scholar disclosing at a seminar in Peshawar how the Taliban
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