Taliban deny Pak support in Badakhshan fighting
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghanistan's Taliban have rejected opposition Northern Alliance allegations that Pakistan has supported them in their latest gains in Badakhshan province.
Taliban consolidate hold on newly-won territory
KABUL, Sep 23 (AFP) - Skirmishes continued Saturday in northeastern Afghanistan as the ruling Taliban militia consolidated recent gains against opposition forces in two provinces on Tajikistan border, officials said.
Pakistan supports Afghanistan's bid to get UN seat
ISLAMABAD (September 24) : Pakistan on Saturday said it would support Afghan government's bid to get a seat at the United Nations, said a senior Foreign Office official here.
Pakistan evolves strategy to help Taliban secure UN seat
Islamabad, Sept 23, IRNA -- Pakistan has chalked out a comprehensive diplomatic strategy ``to actively participate in the discussion on Afghan situation at the UN General Assembly session and support Taliban's
Meet minus Pakistan mooted to end Afghan warfare
Mahendra Ved - Times of India 9/24
NEW DELHI: Reeling from the loss of strategic Taloqan to the Taliban last week, Afghanistan's exiled government has once again appealed for an emergency meeting of the neighbours in the region, but with a major rider.
Taliban and UN - The Nation Editorial 9/24
A high powered Taliban mission is in New York these days to lobby for the UN recognition of its government Despite the fact that the US had its first ever direct contact with the Kabul government a few days back
No threat to CARs from Afghanistan: Taliban
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Taliban have assured the United Nations that they are not interfering in the internal affairs of other countries and there is no threat to Central Asian States from Afghanistan.
Improving ties with the Russian Republic
EDITORIAL (September 24) : Islamabad made the wise decision to improve its ties with Moscow when it recently sent a special envoy to the Russian Republic. The contact paved the ground for a meeting
Annan: Afghan conflict risks spreading into neighboring countries
Tehran, Sept 24, IRNA -- Recent incursions by Islamic militants from Afghanistan into other parts of Central Asia highlight the
Pakistan asks Taliban to check smuggling
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Pakistan Ambassador in Kabul, Arif Ayub has asked the Taliban authorities to check smuggling of goods to Pakistan from Afghanistan, reports VOA.
US being unfair to Pakistan, says McFarlane
WASHINGTON-For those who have followed events in South Asia over the past 50 years it is painful to see a long-time friend and ally being unfairly demonized, writes a former Security Advisor to
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