Afghan capital Kabul jolted by earthquake
KABUL, Aug 1 (Reuters) - A strong earthquake shook the Afghan capital and its surroundings on Wednesday, forcing dozens of residents to flee their homes.
There was no immediate
Top US policymaker to meet Taliban ambassador to Pakistan
ISLAMABAD, Aug 1 (AFP) - US Assistant Secretary of State Christina Rocca will meet the Afghan Taliban militia's ambassador to Pakistan Thursday in the highest-level contact
U.S. official visits Jallozai refugee camp in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD, Aug. 1 (Kyodo) - U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Christine Rocca, after a visit to the Jallozai Afghan refugee camp about 75 kilometers north of Islamabad on Wednesday
Pakistan, U.S. officials discuss peace, security issues
ISLAMABAD, July 31 (Kyodo) - Visiting U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for South Asian Affairs Christina B. Rocca met President Gen. Pervez Musharraf on Tuesday to discuss
Taliban ideas spreading to Pakistan
ISLAMABAD, July 31 (AFP) - Taking their lead from the Afghan Taliban militia, a Pakistani tribal group has publicly destroyed televisions to cleanse society of "un-Islamic" influences
Iran seizes 1.2 tonnes of opium, kills trafficker
TEHRAN, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Iranian police seized around 1.2 tonnes of opium and killed a suspected trafficker in a shootout, state radio said on Wednesday.
Musharraf Discusses Pak-U.S. Relations with American Official
ISLAMABAD, Jul 31, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Visiting U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for South Asian Affairs Christina Rocca Tuesday called on Pakistani President
Top U.S. official describes Afghan refugees condition as dreadful
Islamabad, Aug. 1, IRNA - U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Christine Rocca on Wednesday called conditions of Afghan refugees in a camp near Peshawar as 'dreadful' but hoped the situation would soon improve.
Pakistan assures cooperation to UN examines latest move against Afghanistan
Frontiier Post Report
ISLAMABAD: Though Pakistan is fully complying with the resolutions of the United Nations with regard to the arms embargo on Afghanistan yet it will examine the proposal of stationing
UN okays monitors for Taliban curbs
15 staffers to be based in Pakistan; Taliban threaten monitors; Islamabad slams move but promises cooperation
By Amir Mateen - Jang/ The News
WASHINGTON: The UN Security Council's approval of a plan on Monday to use 20 experts to monitor and help enforce an arms embargo against the Taliban may have serious consequences for Pakistan.
Kabul-based pharmaceutical company forced to stop production
Islamabad, Aug. 1, IRNA -- A pharmaceutical company may stop production in Afghanistan due to U.N. Security Council sanctions, chairman of the company Sayed Qudruddin Hashmi said Wednesday.
Kazakistan calls for UNSC session on Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (SANA): Kazakhstan has reiterated its call for convening a special meeting of the United Nations Security Council to exclusively review the current political
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