Tue 21 Jul 98 - 20:27 GMT
UNITED NATIONS, July 21 (AFP) - Relief workers and UN officials agreed here Tuesday that UN agencies should remain in Afghanistan despite the expulsion of non-government organisations, UN sources said.
The French government has appealed to the Taleban Movement in Afghanistan to lift restrictions on aid operations in Kabul, after the withdrawal of almost all foreign staff from international non-government agencies.BBC
Tue 21 Jul 98 - 11:04 GMT
KABUL, July 21 (AFP) - Taliban patrols on Tuesday completed the forced closure of foreign non-governmental aid offices in the Afghan capital, with more of the few remaining aid staff expelled.
Tue 21 Jul 98 - 12:49 GMT
GENEVA, July 21 (AFP) - Non-governmental aid agencies reacted angrily Tuesday to the Taliban militia's forced closure of their offices in the Afghan capital Kabul, warning that the move would bring suffering for the Afghan population.
Taleban says all NGOs gone except one
KABUL, July 21 (Reuters) - The Taleban said on Tuesday that all 35 foreign aid agencies except one had left the Afghan capital as ordered after refusing to move to a derelict college building designated by the student militia.
Top commanders among 300 Taliban killed: Rivals
PESHAWAR - The Taliban militia Monday suffered heavy losses when Governor Helmand province Mullah Amanullah, Chief Commander Mullah Juma of Herat Province and an other commander Mullah Amir Muhammad were killed during
2 Afghan professors murdered
PESHAWAR, July 20: Two professors of Jalalabad University, Afghanistan, were murdered after being kidnapped from the varsity campus. Their bodies were thrown in Bagh-i-Amir Said, reports reaching here said on Monday. DAWN
Aid Workers Eye Afghanistan Return
TORKHAM, Pakistan (AP) -- A convoy of foreign aid workers banished from the Afghan capital by the Taliban religious army reached neighboring Pakistan today, weary from their journey and longing to return.
UN, Red Cross Stays in Afghanistan
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United Nations and the Red Cross have no immediate plans to withdraw their staff from the Afghan capital, and said their presence would be even more essential following the withdrawal of international aid groups from Kabul.
Pak-Iran joint team second trip to Afghanistan soon
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Iranian officials will pay their second trip to Afghanistan in the couple of days as part of shuttle diplomacy, launched by the two countries earlier this month, sources said yesterday.NNI
Emergency quake operation ends in Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD: The United Nations and the International Committee for the Red Cross have completed their emergency operation in response to the 30 May earthquake in Northeastern Afghanistan, UN said on Monday.NNI
Taliban claim recapturing Juma Bazar
KABUL: Taliban have claimed that their forces have recaptured Jumabazar from the forces of Northern Alliance in Faryab province.NNI
1000 tents for Afghan refugees
ISLAMABAD: The government has gifted a consignment of 1000 tents to Afghan government for rehabilitation of internally displaced Afghan refugees.
iran's ambassador to tashkent, mohsen pak-ayeen, here tuesday said that escalation of