Thu 23 Jul 98 - 12:31 GMT
KABUL, July 23 (AFP) - War-weary residents of the Afghan capital were Thursday counting the cost of the Taliban's expulsion of foreign aid groups as drinking water supplies and medical care started to break down.
Thu 23 Jul 98 - 19:33 GMT
GENEVA, July 23 (AFP) - The International Committee of the Red Crosson Thursday said it regretted the departure of non-governmental organizations from the Afghan capital Kabul.
Shamshad, Inderfurth discuss Afghan situation
The News: Jang
ISLAMABAD: US Assistant Secretary of State Karl Inderfurth, accompanied by US Deputy Chief of Mission Alan Eastham, called on Foreign Secretary Shamshad Ahmad Wednesday for an exclusive discussion on Afghanistan.
Taliban aggravates Afghanistan situation, says Yeltsin administration
Wednesday, 22-Jul-1998 22:58:37 PDT
MOSCOW: Boris Yeltsin administration Wednesday said that the Taliban government has aggravated the military and political situation in Afghanistan by capturing the town of Maimana, the center of the Faryab northern province.NNI
UN may negotiate aid agencies' return to Kabul
10:09 a.m. Jul 23, 1998 Eastern
By Raja Asghar
ISLAMABAD, July 23 (Reuters) - U.N. authorities may negotiate with Afghanistan's Taleban movement for a return of expelled foreign aid agencies to the war-shattered capital Kabul, a U.N. official in Islamabad said on Thursday.
Kabul Hospital Under Threat
Officials at the only children's hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, say they could run out of medicines within a month,after the withdrawal of most aid agencies from the city.
Aid agencies' exit means hardship for Kabul
06:13 a.m. Jul 23, 1998 Eastern
By Sayed Salahuddin
KABUL, July 23 (Reuters) - The withdrawal of private aid agencies threatens Kabul's impoverished people with a gradual but certain return of the hardships relief workers were supposed to ease, Western sources said on Thursday.
Wed 22 Jul 98 - 21:43 GMT
KABUL, July 23 (AFP) - The United Nations said Wednesday it was suspending all but "life-saving assistance" in Kabul to protest Taliban measures against foreign relief workers, rebuffing the hardline Islamic militia's belief that God and the UN will provide.
Expelled aid workers leave Afghanistan without cars
02:44 p.m Jul 22, 1998 Eastern
ISLAMABAD, July 22 (Reuters) - Foreign aid workers expelled from Afghanistan have been entering Pakistan having been obliged to abandon their vehicles in Kabul, a Pakistan-based Afghan news service reported on Wednesday.
UN restricts aid in Kabul to emergency projects
03:44 p.m Jul 22, 1998 Eastern
By Evelyn Leopold
UNITED NATIONS, July 22 (Reuters) - The United Nations is forced to drastically reduce its aid in Afghanistan except for life-saving programmes now that foreign relief groups have been expelled from Kabul, a senior U.N. official said on Wednesday.
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