Afghan opposition says shoots downs Taliban jet
KABUL, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Afghan opposition forces said Thursday they had destroyed a Soviet-era jet fighter of the ruling Taliban movement with a missile during fighting in the northeast of the country.
Taliban chief warns UN over move to station monitors to check embargo
Friday June 8, 1:58 AM
KABUL, June 7 (AFP) - Taliban supreme leader Mulla Mohammad Omar Thursday warned of serious action against any UN move to station its teams to monitor an arms embargo against the Taliban regime in Afghanistan.
Donors suggest Taliban attitude hurts aid to Afghans
ISLAMABAD, June 8 (Kyodo) - A group 16 Western donors to Afghanistan said Friday the increasingly intransigent attitude of the country's Taliban rulers may make getting aid to Afghans
Aid donors see worse ahead for Afghanistan
By Jack Redden
ISLAMABAD, June 8 (Reuters) - The countries giving Afghanistan almost all of its aid painted a grim picture on Friday of a deepening humanitarian crisis, harassment of aid workers
Afghan donors link aid to security
Friday June 8, 7:20 PM
ISLAMABAD, June 8 (AFP) - A group of international donors to troubled Afghanistan said Friday that harassment and intimidation of aid workers was jeopardising assistance amid a humanitarian crisis.
Congressmen to wear 'I am a Hindu' badge
The Economic Times Online
SEVERAL influential US lawmakers will wear a yellow badge with the inscription “I am a Hindu” in solidarity with followers of the faith in Afghanistan on the day a recent anti-Hindu Taliban edict is enacted.
Assurance given for release of Afghan goods
By Ahmed Hassan
ISLAMABAD, June 7: Pakistan has assured Afghanistan of early release of the multi-million-dollar trade goods dumped for the last over two years at Karachi port for want of clearance
Malaysia says busts Afghan-inspired militant gang
KUALA LUMPUR, June 7 (Reuters) - Malaysian police said on Thursday they had arrested nine suspected criminals they believe to be members of an Afghan-inspired militant
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