Russian forces on alert at Tajik-Afghan border
DUSHANBE, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Russian forces guarding the border between Afghanistan and Tajikistan have stepped up security because of intensifying fighting in Afghanistan, a spokesman for the border guards said on Monday.
Afghan Taleban dismisses Tajik fear of instability
KABUL, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement said on Sunday that its recent victories over opponents posed no threat to Central Asian neighbours, dismissing fears voiced by Tajikistan of creeping regional instability.
Nearly 100 Afghans die in cholera outbreak -U.N.
KABUL, Sept 25 (Reuters) - More than 90 people have died in a cholera outbreak in the drought-hit northwestern Afghan province of Badghis, a United Nations report said on Monday.
Russian envoy to visit Pakistan
It has been announced that a special envoy of the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, will be visiting Pakistan on Tuesday.
The envoy, Sergey Yastrzhembskiy, will be carrying a personal letter from President Putin
Afghan opposition denies links with bombers hanged in Kabul
ISLAMABAD, Sept 24 (AFP) - Afghanistan's opposition Sunday denied involvement in recent bomb blasts in Kabul saying that two alleged terrorists executed by the ruling Taliban were not their men.
Stray shell lands in Chitral from Afghanistan
CHITRAL, Sept 24 (Jang) -- A mortar shell fell four kilometres inside the Pakistani territory in Chitral district on Friday night as fighting between warring factions raged in neighboring Badakhshan province of Afghanistan,
Khuram and Sarbagh Districts in Samangan Are Liberated
The Enemy's Attack on Namakab and Chal Around Taloqan Was Defeated
Sunday, September 24
The districts of Khuram and Sarbagh in Samangan province were cleared of the forces of Pakistan and the Taliban. A Mujahideen military source reports that Khuram district joined the Mujahideen
Taleban hits out at United Nations for halting anti-opium programme
Rory McCarthy In Islamabad - The Scotsman Online
AFGHANISTAN’S Taleban regime has severely criticised the United Nations for pulling out of a key part of its anti-drug programme just weeks after the Islamic militia finally agreed to ban all opium crops.
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