Taliban capture key gorge in Afghan fighting
KABUL, June 18 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban movement said on Monday it captured a strategic gorge in the northeastern province of Takhar after several days of fierce fighting with opposition forces.
Afghan opposition retakes Yakawlang district without fight
KABUL, June 17 (AFP) - Afghan opposition troops have recaptured the central district of Yakawlang, 70 kilometers (44 miles) west of Bamiyan city without fighting, a spokesman said Sunday.
Afghan opposition seeks Malaysia help over conflict
KUALA LUMPUR, June 18 (Reuters) - The opposition to Afghanistan's ruling Taliban movement wants Malaysia to lobby Pakistan and other Taliban supporters to help restore peace to the war-torn nation
Iran calls on international community to help end war in Afghanistan
TEHRAN, June 17 (AFP) - Iran's Foreign Minister Kamal Kharazi called on the international community Sunday to help end the war in neighbouring Afghanistan, the state IRNA news agency reported.
Donors to help impoverished Afghan poppy growers
Islamabad, June 17, IRNA -- Afghan Support Group (ASG) says the donor group is actively looking at ways of providing Afghans with more sustainable aid, in particular the farmers and laborers
Taleban's tyranny is hurting Afghans
Bangkok Post (Editorial)
The Taleban fanatics have done it again. The same fundamentalist Islamic regime that so disgraced itself by destroying the world's tallest standing Buddha statues earlier this year for reasons
Taliban chief summons judges in Kandahar
By M. Ilyas Khan
PESHAWAR, June 17: Taliban's leader Mulla Mohammad Omar has summoned all the judges of lower and higher courts to attend an emergent meeting at Kandahar
Swedish Committee for Afghanistan starts an emergency project to deepen 1,505 dried out wells in 16 provinces in Afghanistan
The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) has started an emergency project to deepen 1,505 dried out wells in 16 provinces in Afghanistan. The wells are among the previously more than 8,000
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