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2009-04-02 07:46:00

WASHINGTON, April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Germany will oversee further coordination of the Afghanistan and Pakistan Support Group it was decided today at a meeting in Munich by representatives of 18 states and international organizations.

2008-09-27 06:00:13

Text of article in Dari entitled "Pakistan acts, America does not respond" by Afghan independent secular daily newspaper Hasht-e Sobh on 25 September The crash of an unmanned US drone in Pakistan's tribal areas makes it clear enough that Pakistan will not allow American forces to continue operations against al-Qa'idah and Taleban in those areas.

2008-09-25 12:00:18

Text of report by privately-owned Afghan newspaper Payman daily on 24 September Can the attack on the Afghan consul general in Peshawar, his kidnapping and the shooting dead of his driver have an impact on the not-so-good relations between the two countries? What we know about Pakistan and its stance on Afghanistan during the past years does not suggest a good relationship between the two countries.

2008-09-24 12:00:14

Text of report by Afghan independent Tolo TV, on 23 September [Presenter] The US defence secretary says violence will continue in Afghanistan and relations between Kabul and Islamabad will further deteriorate unless the safe havens of terrorists are destroyed in Pakistan.

2008-08-26 03:00:21

LEADING ARTICLE Pakistan and Afghanistan face the same Taliban threat Even by the notoriously low standards of South Asian politics, Asif Ali Zardari, the leader of the Pakistani People's Party, is a compromised figure, dogged by corruption charges.

2008-08-05 09:01:21

Text of report headlined "Pact signed for power import from CARs" by Pakistani newspaper Daily Times website on 5 August [by Zafar Bhutta] Islamabad: Pakistan will sign a commercial agreement with Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan by November 30 that would enable the initiation of construction work on a 1000-megawatt power import project from the Central Asian Republics (CAR), sources said on Monday [4 August].

2008-07-21 12:00:37

Text of unattributed report in Dari, "Statement of National Union of Afghan Journalists ", published by private Afghan newspaper Arman- e Melli on 20 July The National Union of Afghan Journalists strongly condemns the Pakistani government's recent decision to stop broadcasts of Afghan television channels in that country.

2008-07-21 08:44:50

Afghan private Ariana TV aired the Haqiqat (The Truth) feature on 20 July to analyse the tense relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan, Pakistan's tendency to expand its influence over Afghanistan and the impact of the recent suspension of scheduled meetings between Afghan and Pakistani officials.

2008-07-14 12:00:25

Text of editorial, "India's and NATO's cooperation against Pakistan", published by privately-owned Afghan newspaper Payman daily on 14 July Since the attack on the Indian embassy and the intensification of suicide attacks in the south, the number of civilian victims has been on the rise.

2008-07-14 06:00:14

Text of article by Arash Rastkar, "They had tip-off but did not prevent it", published by Afghan independent secular daily newspaper Hasht-e Sobh on 12 July The Indian embassy incident has been described in the Western and Indian media as a war against relations between India and Afghanistan and many newspapers accused Pakistan and on some occasions explicitly blamed it [for the bombing of the Indian embassy].

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