UN envoy meets Afghan opposition leader Masood
DUSHANBE (Reuters) - The United Nations special envoy to Afghanistan, Francesc Vendrell, met anti-Taliban field commander Ahmed Shah Masood in the Tajik capital Dushanbe on Friday, an Afghan embassy official said.
Afghan opposition holds crucial meeting in Iran
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The commanders of Afghan opposition Northern Alliance held a crucial meeting in the Iranian city of Mashed to devise future course of action and coordinate their mutual cooperation for checking the advances of Taliban.
Afghan Factions Promise Cease-Fire
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) - Afghanistan's warring factions have agreed to two brief cease-fires to allow the United Nations to immunize Afghan children against polio.
Taliban assure cooperation to UN
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Taliban have assured cooperation to the United Nations saying the appointment of former Information Minister Mulla Amir Khan Muttaqi as negotiator was aimed at helping the
More refugees from Badakhshan cross over to Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 6, IRNA -- A Pakistani newspaper on Friday reported that over 700 families of fresh Afghan refugees have crossed over to
India, Russia call for sanctions against Taliban
By C. Raja Mohan - The Hindu
NEW DELHI, OCT. 5. Signalling their determination to develop a common strategy on Afghanistan, India and Russia today announced the setting up
Afghan team due next week - RECORDER REPORT
ISLAMABAD (October 7) : A high-level five-member Afghan delegation will visit Pakistan next week to discuss prospects of the rehabilitation of its power system, besides seeking technical
French judge to take stand in bomb trial
Will link suspected terrorist to bin Laden: U.S. - National Post
A suspected Algerian terrorist arrested at the Canada-U.S. border last year with a trunkload of explosives belongs to a Montreal-based "radical Islamic fundamentalist" cell financed by Osama bin Laden,
New hope in Pakistan-Russia ties
By Sultan M. Khan - DAWN (opinion) - 10/7
THERE is a ray of hope that relations between Pakistan and Russia may be headed for an improvement. In the fifty-three years of Pakistan's existence it has been a story of a rather bumpy relationship.
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