Putin-Bush could meet before G8, Russian aide says
MOSCOW, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Russian leader Vladimir Putin could meet U.S. President George W. Bush before the G8 summit of industrialised countries in Italy in July
US insists on closing Taliban office, UN tries to keep channels open
UNITED NATIONS, Feb 12 (AFP) - The United States insisted Monday that Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia must close its representative office in New York
Pakistan to mediate on bin Laden issue if US, Taliban agree: official
ISLAMABAD, Feb 12 (AFP) - Pakistan said Monday it would consider playing a role in ending the deadlock over alleged terrorist Osama bin Laden if the US and Afghanistan's
Afghan council to lobby against UN sanctions
ISLAMABAD Afghan Defence Council Monday announced to send five delegations to Muslim and Western countries for lobbing against the ongoing UN
Pakistan bans groups from raising jihad funds By AAMIR SHAH
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Pakistan on Monday stopped its religious parties from collecting funds for jihad and ordered them not to display weapons at rallies and public meetings
UN warns of Afghan crisis
US wheat has reached some of the refugees near Herat - BBC
A senior United Nations official has begun a tour of Afghanistan to assess the plight of thousands of displaced people amid a worsening humanitarian crisis.
Emergency aid arrives for Afghan drought victims
HERAT, Afghanistan, Feb 13 (AFP) - Another airlift of emergency aid for Afghan drought victims arrived Tuesday in this western city,
UN official meets Pakistan FM on Afghan humanitarian crisis
ISLAMABAD, Feb 12 (AFP) - A senior United Nations official, Kenzo Oshima, discussed the Afghan humanitarian crisis in talks with
Afghan problem in focus of Russo-Pakistani consultations
ISLAMABAD, February 12 (Itar-Tass) - "The situation in Afghanistan and around it was in the focus of the Russo-Pakistani consultations that were
Oshima leaves for Kabul to discuss U.N. relief operations
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ISLAMABAD, Feb. 13 (Kyodo) - The United Nations Undersecretary General for Humanitarian Affairs Kenzo Oshima left for Kabul on Tuesday
Assistance to malnourished children and women in northern Afghanistan
PESHAWAR, Feb 12 (SCA) -- Following a survey on malnutrition in the northern districts of Yangi Qala, Dashti Qala and Rustaq, which showed an average of 12.8% suffering
FRG allocates more funds for humanitarian aid to Afghanistan
BERLIN, February 12 (Itar-Tass) - The German Foreign Ministry has remitted to the International Red Cross Committee 700,000 marks, which are to be spent on humanitarian aid
Fazl, Wali discuss national issues
PESHAWAR, Feb 12: The chief of Jamiat-i-Ulema-i-Islam (F), Maulana Fazlur Rahman, drove to Wali Bagh on Sunday and held a brief meeting with Awami National Party leader Khan Abdul Wali Khan
Shahidan Gorge Liberated
Feb. 13: The Mujahideen liberated Shahidan Gorge about seven kilometers northeast of Bamyan city.
A Mujahideen source said the gorge was captured after heavy fighting with the Taliban. more than 100 Taliban were killed or wounded and 15 of them were captured by the Mujahideen.
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