US sees drug nexus between Afghanistan, Persian Gulf states
Islamabad, Nov 28, IRNA -- Alleging that some countries of the Persian Gulf were laundering drug-related money, a US diplomat based in Islamabad said: "Apparently, there is a nexus between Afghanistan and
Military gains in Afghanistan not a ticket to recognition: Vendrell
ISLAMABAD (NNI): UN special envoy on Afghanistan Francesc Vendrell has said that military gains in Afghanistan will not be a ticket to international recognition.
Loya Jirga process not to be abandoned: Karzai
ISLAMABAD (NNI): A senior member of the Loya Jirga team that recently visited Central Asian states, Afghanistan and Iran said that Loya Jirga reflects the will of the Afghans
The Russians, bogged down in Chechnya, are unlikely to risk a full-scale military operation
KABUL, Nov 27 -- The attack had no lasting impact on bin Laden’s ability to threaten American citizens and military personnel around the world.
Iranian Killed in Afghan Clashes
Tuesday, November 28 3:21 AM SGT
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Armed Afghan bandits killed an Iranian officer and captured eight others in clashes in the northeastern Khorasan province, Iranian television reported Monday.
Iran-Taliban contacts can alleviate border problems: daily
Tehran, Nov 28, IRNA -- `Iran News' in its editorial on Tuesday conceded that Iran is unwilling to recognize the Taliban as the rightful rulers of Afghanistan for several "justifiable" reasons,
Pak-Afghan Border Reopens for People with Valid Documents
Monday, November 27, 2000 9:33 AM EST
ISLAMABAD (Nov. 27) XINHUA - The Pak-Afghan border was reopened for those people who were crossing over to Afghanistan and entering Pakistan with valid travel documents,
UN sanctions to target POL in Afghanistan - Frontier Post
ISLAMABAD (Online) - An item high on the United Nations agenda is furthereconomic sanctions against Afghanistan by Dec 05, as anticipated by the Taliban.
Pakistan allows exports to Central Asia in foreign exchange
Islamabad, Nov 28, IRNA -- Pakistan allowed exports of its different products to Afghanistan and the Central Asian republics in foreign exchange.
Taliban rivals governing body
KABUL (Online) - In line with the instruction of the Islamic State ofAfghanistan’s lofty body, a joint decision-making council has been set up which has started working
Iran, Turkmenistan study expansion of mutual cooperation
Ashkhabad, Nov 27, IRNA -- Deputy Foreign Minister for Euro-American Affairs Ali Ahani met on Monday with Turkmen President Saparmurat Niyazov and discussed expansion of mutual cooperation in gas transfer
Pakistan seizes artefacts worth $10 million
QUETTA, Pakistan, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Pakistani authorities have seized some $10 million worth of artefacts believed to be from the 12th and 16th centuries, a government official said on Monday.
785 more Afghan refugees repatriated from Iran
Tehran, Nov 27, IRNA -- 785 Afghan refugees were repatriated from this central province on Monday as part of the voluntary repatriation program reached with the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR),
ECC allows export of some items to Afghanistan, CARs
From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD - The government has allowed the land route export of cement, rice, pharmaceuticals, glass sheets,
FBI wants Pakistan to catch hijackers
UPI, Mon 27 Nov 2000
The FBI urged Pakistan to help trace the hijackers of Indian Airlines flight IC-814, commandeered on its way to India from Nepal, last December, reported the Friday Times,
Pakistan no more on US drug list - The Nation 11/28
From Rana Qaisar ISLAMABAD - The United States on Monday claimed that of total opium production in the world, 72 per cent was produced in Afghanistan.
Afghan refugees: Outliving their welcome
The Nation (Opinion)
Mazhar Qayyum Khan
Perhaps, the only quarrel one can have with the Pakistan authorities about the imposition of ban on the entry of a new crop of Afghan refugees is
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