Heaviest fighting in months near Afghan capital
DEH SABEZ, Afghanistan, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Intense fighting between forces of the ruling Taleban movement and its rivals broke out north of the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday, witnesses said.
Taleban bans visits to check Afghan massacre site
KABUL, Jan 27 (Reuters) - The leader of Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement has banned journalists from visiting an area where his followers are accused of massacring at least 100 civilians.
Afghan Defence Council protests
ISLAMABAD – Afghan Defence Council, comprising 35 major religious parties of Pakistan, has strongly condemned the recent United Nations
Pakistan protests target U.S., UN on Taleban curbs
ISLAMABAD, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Pakistani police used batons and tear gas to break up marchers in the North West Frontier Province on Friday, as Islamic
Uzbek FM meets Taleban officials
ISLAMABAD, Jan 26 (AFP) -- Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov criticised a UN arms embargo against the Afghan Taleban yesterday after meeting diplomats from the militia here.
Pakistan deports more Afghan refugees
Police in north-west Pakistan have deported another forty Afghan refugees for not having permits to stay in the country.
UN delivers emergency aid to Afgan refugees near Tajik border
DUSHANBE, Jan 26 (AFP) - The UN World Food Programme (WFP) delivered emergency food supplies Thursday to some 1,524 Afghan refugees camping
Taliban close three offices in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD (NNI) - Taliban have closed three non-diplomatic offices inPakistan major cities as required in the UN Security Council sanctions against
Govt orders closure of border with Afghanistan
By Rahimullah Yusufzai - The News Int.
PESHAWAR: Orders have been issued to the authorities to plug Pakistan's porous border with Afghanistan to stop the flow of new refugees as more
Tribesmen threaten to restart poppy cultivation
SAHBQADAR, Jan 26 -- The tribesmen would again start poppy cultivation if the government failed to fulfil promises it made with Khwaizai tribe of the Mohmand Agency.
Russia may launch air strikes against Afghanistan
By Amir Mateen - The News Int
WASHINGTON: Russia may choose to launch air strikes into Afghanistan to offset Taliban's complete routing of Northern Alliance, repeated denials by Moscow not withstanding.
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