Afghan wedding ends in tragedy
Reports from Afghanistan say 42 people were killed and 15 others injured at a wedding when the roof of a house collapsed.
Afghanistan's Taleban hangs three men in stadium
PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement publicly hanged three men on Monday in the southern city of Kandahar for murder and robbery, an Afghan news service said.
Opposition denies fall of Parkhar to Taliban
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghan opposition Northern Alliance has denied fall of Parkhar gorge in Takhar province to the Taliban.
Saboteur’s gang busted in Herat
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Taliban claimed to have busted a group of miscreants and saboteurs in western Afghan province of Herat bordering Iran.
Taliban's Gains in Afghanistan Worry U.S.
Ideology: Recent military victories by the Islamic movement may have turned the tide in the country's civil war. Both Washington and Moscow fear a destabilizing effect on Asia and Europe.
UN Credential Committee to consider Taliban’s demand
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The United Nations Credential Committee will consider Taliban’s demand for allotment of the Afghanistan seat in the world body this month, reports VOA.
Fighting near Tajik border threatens Central Asia stability
ALMATY, Oct 2 (AFP) - The escalation of fighting between the Taliban and opposition forces near the border with Tajikistan could have major repercussions for the Central Asian region, analysts warned Sunday.
Afghan refugees return to a devastated land
By Tahir Ikram
QUETTA, Pakistan, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Habib Khan, a sturdy 20-year-old Afghan living in Pakistan, has never seen his native land but is keen to take the dusty road home.
Afghan ambassador allays neighbours’ fear of interference
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Taliban Sunday accused Russia of unleashing baseless propaganda to mislead Afghanistan’s neighbours about Taliban gains in northern Afghanistan and allayed Uzbekistan’s fear of interference.
UN urged to get interference stopped in Afghanistan - DAWN
PESHAWAR, Oct 1: Participants in a two- day seminar on efforts for peace in Afghanistan, held here, have urged the United Nations to play its role in ending foreign interference in the war-ravaged country.
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