Thu 30 Jul 98 - 13:38 GMT
ISLAMABAD, July 30 (AFP) - A United Nations delegation left for Kabul Thursday for talks with the Taliban authorities on a range of issues including the expulsion of foreign aid groups, UN sources said.
Voice of America
A U-N DELEGATION IS GOING TO THE AFGHAN CAPITAL, KABUL (THURSDAY) IN AN EFFORT TO RESOLVE A DISAGREEMENT BETWEEN THE RULING TALEBAN AND THE INTERNATIONAL AID COMMUNITY. AS SARAH HORNER REPORTS, THE DISPUTE HAS DRASTICALLY CUT RELIEF WORK IN THE CITY.
Thu 30 Jul 98 - 09:34 GMT
KABUL, July 30 (AFP) - Heavily-armed Taliban militia fighters on Thursday launched a series of raids on electronics shops in the Afghan capital, smashing and taking away dozens of television sets and video players, an AFP reporter witnessed.
Afghans renew efforts for holding Loya Jirga
PESHAWAR - The preparations by Afghan Council for Peace and National Unity (ACPNU) to hold the Loya Jirga in Afghanistan have picked up, sources said Wednesday.
WFP aircraft fired upon in Northeastern Afghanistan
An Antonov 32 aircraft chartered by the United Nations World Food Programme, which was flying its final rotations for the earthquake rehabilitation effort in Northeastern Afghanistan, was fired at yesterday as it landed at Faizabad, in Badakshan province.
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