Afghan northern alliance says attacked by Pakistan
03:58 p.m Jul 31, 1998 Eastern
ANKARA, July 31 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's northern alliance said on Friday Pakistani forces backed by air power had attacked their positions in Faryab province in the north of the country inflicting heavy loss of life and damage to property.
Fri 31 Jul 98 - 16:32 GMT
PARIS, July 31 (AFP) - France will send a high-level delegation to Afghanistan and countries with close Taliban links in an attempt to get humanitarian aid through to the Afghan population, the French foreign ministry said Friday.
FOCUS-Afghan Taleban capture key district -radio
12:43 p.m. Jul 31, 1998 Eastern
ISLAMABAD, July 31 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's Taleban militia captured a key district from the northern opposition alliance on Friday after heavy fighting, official Afghan radio said.
Number of Worldwide Refugees Drops
By Donna Abu-Nasr
Associated Press Writer
Friday, July 31, 1998; 1:09 a.m. EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The global flow of refugees and asylum-seekers has dropped by about 6 percent, partly because fighting ceased in some parts of the world, according to the U.S. Committee for Refugees.
Pak military not involve in Afghan war
TEHRAN: Pakistan Embassy in Tehran has strongly denied the news regarding killing of a Pakistani general in Afghanistan war.NNI
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