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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014.
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Afghan officials to meet deputy Taliban leader in Pakistan

LONDON, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- A decision clearing the way for Afghan officials to meet a top Taliban deputy in Pakistan has raised hopes of advancing Afghanistan's peace process effort.

Top Taliban commander to be released from prison

ISLAMABAD, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Pakistan has agreed to free a high ranking Taliban leader so he can participate in peace talks between the rogue militant group and the Afghan government.

Karzai extends trip by another day for talks on peace process

ISLAMABAD, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai extended his Pakistan visit by an extra day to Tuesday as he seeks Islamabad's help in Kabul's peace talks with the Taliban.

Karzai travels to Pakistan for talks on peace process

ISLAMABAD, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai traveled to Pakistan Monday to enlist its support for peace talks between his government and the Taliban, officials said.

Pakistan diplomat travels to Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan, July 21 (UPI) -- Pakistan's lead diplomat, Sartaj Aziz, said he traveled to Afghanistan Sunday to attempt to repair relations amid the country's peace efforts with the Taliban.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013.
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Report: Afghan Taliban ex-minister released

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Pakistan released Afghan Taliban ex-minister Mullah Nooruddin Turabi from custody following talks with Afghan officials on the peace process, the BBC reported.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 16,, 2012.
By United Press International

Kabul jockeying for Baradar extradition

KABUL, Afghanistan, June 29 (UPI) -- Pakistan may extradite detained Taliban commander Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar to Afghanistan, a spokesman for the Afghan president said.

Extradition for Taliban leader Baradar?

LAHORE, Pakistan, May 11 (UPI) -- Lawyers for a slain rights activist in Pakistan said a Pakistani court denied a petition to block the extradition of a captured Taliban leader to Afghanistan.

Pakistani court denies Baradar extradition

LAHORE, Pakistan, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- A Pakistani court Friday ruled captured Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar wouldn't be extradited to foreign countries.

Pakistan said to deny FBI Baradar request

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- The Pakistani government turned down an FBI request to hand over captured Afghan Taliban commander Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, sources told Dawn newspaper.

FBI asks for access to Baradar -- sources

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. officials asked Islamabad for permission Wednesday to interrogate captured Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, sources said.
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