Bomb blast rocks Afghanistan's capital
KABUL, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's capital was rocked by a bomb explosion early on Wednesday outside the Information Ministry of the ruling Taleban movement,
Explosion destroys buildings in Kabul
ISLAMABAD, Nov. 22 (Kyodo) - The Afghan Ministry of Information building in Kabul, a nearby hotel and several other buildings were damaged by an explosion Wednesday morning, Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) reported.
Heavy fighting in Afghanistan enters second day
KABUL, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement and its opponents in the northeastern province of Takhar near the Tajikistan border on Wednesday remained locked
Taliban is terrorist, EU official says
ISLAMABAD, Nov. 21 (Kyodo) - A senior official of the European Union accused Afghanistan's Taliban on Tuesday of trying to export terrorism and said it was ''beyond doubt''
EU wants Pakistan to press Afghanistan's Taleban
By Jack Redden
ISLAMABAD, Nov 21 (Reuters) - The European Union on Tuesday called on Pakistan to press Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement to change policies ranging from sanctuary for Osama bin Laden to drug production.
India, Russia call for stronger UN sanctions against Afghan Taliban
NEW DELHI, Nov 21 (AFP) - India and Russia called Tuesday for stronger sanctions against Afghanistan's Taliban regime unless it snapped links with international terrorist groups.
France reiterates support for Afghan opposition - Times of India
PARIS, Nov 21 -- France has denied that it is changing sides in Afghanistan and reiterated its support for the opposition group led by Ahmad Shah Masood.
Taliban says it wants to solve bin Laden impasse
ISLAMABAD, Nov. 22 (Kyodo) - Taliban authorities in Afghanistan want an honorable solution to the Osama bin Laden issue and are open to option other than the three already presented
US Retaliation for Cole Bombing Possible, Wash Post Reports
Washington, Nov. 22 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. may retaliate for last month's attack on the warship USS Cole with cruise missiles or other weapons, the Washington Post reported,
Taleban, Kazakhstan ambassadors meet in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD, Nov 21 (Reuters) - The Afghan Taleban's and Kazakhstan's ambassadors to Pakistan met for the first time on Tuesday to discuss terrorism, drug trade and a broad-based government in
Taliban not differentiating among refugees
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Taliban ambassador in Islamabad, Mulla Abdul Salam Zaeef has denied reports about stopping refugees from Northern Afghanistan from entering into Pakistan.
Pakistan closing down offices of Afghan groups?
Islamabad, Nov 21, IRNA -- An official of the Home Ministry of North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) of Pakistan, who did not disclose his name,
Loya Jirga Team arrives in Tehran
ISLAMABAD (NNI): A day after its arrival from an official tour of northern Afghanistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan, former Afghan King M. Zahir Shah's Loya Jirga delegation headed to Iran
Canada hopes improvement of relations with Taliban
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The Deputy Foreign Minister of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, Mula Abdul Rahman Zahid has held talks with a Canadian delegation headed by
Jamaat not leave Afghan brethren’s in lurch
SWABI (NNI): Jamaat-e-Islami, Secretary General NWFP Sirajul Haq has said that the United States will meet its fate if it dares to attack Afghanistan under the cover of killing Osama.
US seeks alliance with Moscow for raid on bin Laden
By Ahmed Rashid in Washington - The Daily Telegraph 11/22
THE United States is seeking Russian help to launch military action against the bases of the wanted Islamic terrorist Osama bin Laden and other extremist groups in Afghanistan.
Last refuge of women's freedom to learn
By Rory McCarthy in Faizabad - The Australian 22nov00
ALONG the classroom wall at the Makhfi school in Faizabad hang a line of blue burqas, the all-enveloping cloaks worn by the women of Afghanistan.
US slaps missile sanctions on Pakistan
WASHINGTON (AFP) - The United States on Tuesday waived sanctions on China related to the export of missiles and related technology and imposed them on Pakistan and Iran, the State Department said.
EU links aid to democracy
ISLAMABAD(From Our Correspondent) - The European Union (EU) has linked fresh economic aid to Pakistan with restoration of democracy through general elections
Passage of old refugees at Torkham streamlined
By Ismail Khan - The News Int. 11/22
TORKHAM: The political administration in Landi Kotal has taken steps to streamline the passage of old Afghan refugees besides those holding valid travel documents,
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