Afghan opposition leaders meet in Iran, form front
KABUL, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Senior Afghan opposition leaders met in Iran this week to form a united front against Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement following repeated military setbacks, an opposition official said on Friday.
Afghan Taleban willing to hold peace talks-UN envoy
KABUL (Reuters) - The United Nations special envoy for Afghanistan said Thursday he had found the ruling Taliban movement willing to hold unconditional talks with its opponents for a political settlement in the war-torn country.
Afghans agree to ceasefire for polio inoculations
ISLAMABAD, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Warring Afghan factions have agreed to a U.N. appeal for three-day ceasefire next week to launch much-needed polio inoculation campaign, the United Nations said on Friday.
Report: Afghan opposition fighters will be allowed into Tajikistan - Oct 6
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan (AP) -- If Tajik authorities agree, Russian border guards will permit fighters from Afghanistan's northern opposition to enter Tajikistan, a Russian commander said in an interview published on Thursday.
Rabbani, Masood discuss strategy to recapture Taloqan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Ousted Afghan President Rabbani and his military strongman Ahmed Shah Masood have discussed the strategy with their commanders for the recapture of the strategic Taloqan city in northern Afghanistan.
Chances of Taliban's recognition by world far remote: paper
Islamabad, Oct 5, IRNA -- A Pakistani daily on Thursday wrote that despite changes in the military field and Taliban's intensified
Taliban ask U.N. not to impose more sanctions on them
Islamabad, Oct 5, IRNA -- Taliban on Thursday urged the United Nations not to impose more sanctions on them as `these would not work'.
Conditions for Afghans repatriation not ideal: UN
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The United Nations has said that conditions in Afghanistan are not ideal for the repatriation of the Afghan refugees.
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