Taliban reject visas for diplomats, return passports
ISLAMABAD, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban on Monday returned the passports and rejected new visas for three Western diplomats in Kabul seeking
Diplomats say Taliban violate international norms
By Syed Salahuddin
KABUL, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Western diplomats, refused visa extensions and blocked from seeing their jailed citizens, accused Afghanistan's ruling Taliban on Monday
Diplomats likely to leave Afghanistan after failed mission
KABUL, Aug 20 (AFP) - Western diplomats have failed in a last-minute bid to visit foreigners facing trial for allegedly preaching Christianity in Afghanistan and will most likely
Afghan Taliban, opposition clash on several fronts
KABUL, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban forces on Monday clashed with opposition fighters loyal to commander Ahmad Shah Masood on several fronts in the country
Rabbani asks Afghans to forge unity
F P ReportPESHAWAR: Ousted Afghan president Burhanuddin Rabbani in a message on the occasion of 82 Afghanistan Independence Day has said that Afghan people need
Taleban call for Muslim support
By Afghanistan correspondent Kate Clark - BBC
The Taleban have been celebrating Afghanistan's independence day, with a military parade in the capital Kabul.
Opposition arrest Taliban province security chief
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The Northern Alliance has captured the Taliban security chief of western Herat Province, Mola Musa, Radio Mashhad has reported.
Taliban release 13 prisoners on Independence Day
F P ReportPESHAWAR: In respect of the 82nd Independence Day of Afghanistan, Taliban government had released 13 prisoners from Nangarhar jail.
Boat carrying 140 Afghans wrecked
JAKARTA (APP): A boat carrying 140 Afghans on their way to Australia got stranded on an Indonesia's prison island south of central Java, a report said Sunday.
NEW YORK, Aug 19 -- GEN (R) Khalid Mahmud Arifin "Tightening the noose around the Taliban," (Aug 12) includes several lengthy quotations from an article
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