Putin, Soviet Leaders Sign Pact
By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) - Russia and five other former Soviet republics, worried by the battlefield success of Afghanistan's Taliban rulers, agreed Wednesday on ways to pool their military might against insurgencies in volatile Central Asia.
Russia again warns of Afghan war
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Russian President Valdimir Putin has warned of the danger of the Afghan war by renewing accusations against the Taliban for supporting terrorism and flourishing drug trade.
Taliban, opposition blame each other of truce violation
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Ruling Taliban and their rivals have blamed each other of breaking three-day truce to immunize children in most parts of the war-ravaged Afghanistan.
Talks open on power export to Kabul - DAWN
ISLAMABAD, Oct 11: Pakistan and Taliban officials on Tuesday held talks on exporting electricity to Afghanistan as well as on former's cooperation in construction of dams in that country, an Afghan embassy spokesman said.
Taliban seek foreign investment
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Taliban have assured assistance and cooperation to foreign investors in the war-ravaged country.
First private bank in Afghanistan soon
By Behroz Khan - The News Int. - 10/11
PESHAWAR: Encouraged by the security measures and continued military victories by Taliban, Afghan investors are returning to the country to open the first private bank, an airline service
Two Afghans killed in clash near Chaman
By Saleem Shahid - DAWN 10/12
QUETTA: Two persons, including a young boy, were killed and many others injured as the Frontier Constabulary personnel exchanged fire with protesters demanding free and unrestricted movement between Afghanistan
Laraki deplores atrocities in occupied Kashmir
JEDDAH (October 12) : The Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) Azeddin Laraki has deplored Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir and urged Indian
Adverse conditions mar Musharraf's first year in power
Islamabad, October 11, IRNA -- Going by the seven-point agenda, General Musharraf had set for his government a year ago, his performance may not look up to the mark but the fact remains that
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