Thu 16 Jul 98 - 14:38 GMT
KABUL, July 16 (AFP) - Afghanistan's hardline Taliban forces have held on to a key northwestern Afghan town captured last weekend despite a sustained counter attack by opposition forces, officials said Thusday.
Thu 16 Jul 98 - 13:15 GMT
ISLAMABAD, July 16 (AFP) - A top Iranian diplomat held talks Thursday with anti-Taliban alliance leaders in their stronghold of Mazari-i-Sharif in northern Afghanistan, a private Afghan information agency said.
Thu 16 Jul 98 - 14:22 GMT
KABUL, July 16 (AFP) - Afghanistan's hardline Moslem Taliban on Thursday reopened their long-running campaign against European commissioner Emma Bonino, accusing her of using aid to propogate Christianity.
Thu 16 Jul 98 - 10:56 GMT
KABUL, July 16 (AFP) - A senior Taliban official here Thursday rejected warnings of a humanitarian aid pull-out from the Afghan capital and told aid workers to shift to a dilapidated compound or close down.
Murshid holds talks with Omar
KANDAHAR, (Afghanistan): A high level Pakistani delegation held in-depth talks with Taliban leaders here on various options to restore durable peace in Afghanistan, Taliban sources said here on Wednesday.
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