Afghan Taliban hang another pair over recent explosions
KABUL, Sept 26 (AFP) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban Tuesday hanged two more men accused of being involved in a string of recent bomb blasts in the capital, officials and witnesses said.
Taliban Touts Military Gains
By GREG MYRE
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban declared Tuesday that recent military gains have put 95 percent of the country under their control, and reiterated that it was time the movement received Afghanistan's U.N. seat.
Russia, Pakistan discuss Afghanistan amid worries
By Raja Asghar
ISLAMABAD, Sept 26 (Reuters) - A Russian envoy discussed the Afghan conflict with Pakistani officials on Tuesday amid renewed security worries voiced in neighbouring Central Asia.
Uzbek president says Taliban threat exaggerated
BISHKEK, Sept 26 (AFP) - The threat of Afghanistan's ruling Taliban to Central Asian states is being exaggerated to scare investors from the region, Uzbek President Islam Karimov said Tuesday during a visit here.
Tajik leader sees threat from Afghan border crisis
By Sergei Yakovlev
DUSHANBE, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Tajik President Imomali Rakhmonov told a government meeting on Tuesday that fighting raging in Afghanistan near the border between the two Central Asian states was a threat to the whole region.
Pakistan, Russia agree to cooperate in fight against terrorism
ISLAMABAD, Sept 26 (AFP) - Pakistan and Russia agreed during talks here Tuesday to cooperate with each other in the fight against terrorism, officials said.
Afghan envoy in Moscow for crisis talks
MOSCOW, Sept 26 (AFP) - A special envoy of exiled Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani arrived in Moscow on Tuesday for talks with senior officials about the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan, RIA-Novosti reported.
India, U.S. step up cooperation to beat terrorism
NEW DELHI, India (Reuters) - India and the United States agreed Tuesday to step up joint efforts on combating international terrorism, including militancy funded by narcotics from Taliban-ruled Afghanistan.
Clinton threatens to declare Pakistan terrorist state
ISLAMABAD (NNI): President Bill Clinton of the United States has said Pakistan may have to be declared a terrorist state, a PTI report Tuesday said.
Washington cannot get bin Laden through sanctions: Taliban
KABUL, Sept 26 (AFP) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban on Tuesday reiterated that the UN Security Council's threat of harsher economic sanctions would not force them to hand over suspected terrorist Osama bin Laden to Washington.
Strategic area in eastern Afghanistan falls to Taliban
ISLAMABAD (NNI): A strategic area in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Ningrahar has fallen to Taliban after the residents revolted against the local opposition commander, Taliban ambassador said Tuesday.
Taliban, Rabbani troops fight in Samangan province
DUSHANBE, September 26 (Itar-Tass) - The claims of Taliban about its absolute control over vast territories of Afghanistan are exaggerated and untrue, Military Attache of the Afghan embassy in Dushanbe Mohammad Soleh Registani
Taliban seek world help for reconstruction of Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghanistan’s Taliban have urged world community to realize and accept ground realities in Afghanistan and take part in the reconstruction of the war-ravaged country.
Afghanistan to figure in Indo-Soviet talks- Mishra
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The Indian National Security Advisor, Berjesh Mishra has said that situation in Afghanistan will figure in talks between India and Russia during President Vladimir Putin’s visit to New Delhi
17 Afghan refugee children injured in school collapse
ISLAMABAD, Sept 26 (AFP) - Seventeen Afghan children were injured when the roof of their school collapsed Tuesday at a refugee camp in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, the Afghan Islamic Press reported.
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