Taliban shore up foreign relations as bin Laden deadline expires
Thu 19 Nov 98 - 13:45 GMT
KABUL, Nov 19 (AFP) - Taliban authorities Thursday announced moves to shore up their few remaining links with the outside world but stood by Saudi dissident and alleged terrorist Osama bin Laden who has taken refuge within Afghanistan's borders. Osama bin Laden must be tried for "masterminding" crimes: Afghan opposition
Thu 19 Nov 98 - 13:15 GMT
KABUL, Nov 19 (AFP) - Saudi dissident Osama bin Laden is the "mastermind of crimes" and must stand trial, the official spokesman for Afghan opposition commander Ahmad Shah Masood said Thursday.
Taliban Says No Proof Yet Bin Laden Behind Attacks
05:39 a.m. Nov 19, 1998 Eastern
DOHA (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia said Thursday no country had yet submitted evidence to it proving that Saudi dissident Osama bin Laden was behind attacks on U.S. targets. Bin Laden urges Pakistanis to support Taliban : report
Wed 18 Nov 98 - 09:41 GMT
KARACHI, Nov 18 (AFP) - Saudi dissident Osama bin Laden has urged the Pakistani people to back Afghanistan's Taliban Islamic militia, a local daily reported Wednesday. Taliban say NGOs returning to Afghanistan in bigger numbers than expected
Thu 19 Nov 98 - 09:57 GMT
KABUL, Nov 19 (AFP) - The number of aid organisations returning to Afghanistan, and agreeing to abide by Islamic Sharia law, is higher than initial estimates, Taliban authorities said Thursday.
Iran demands UN team to probe killing of diplomats
TEHRAN: Iran has urged the UN Secretary General and Security Council to send an investigation team to Afghanistan to probe into the killing of Iranian diplomats and a journalist, reports Radio Tehran on Wednesday.
Pro-Taleban stance of Nawaz may affect US visit
The News: Jang
By Azim M Mian
NEW YORK: The pro-Taleban statement by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif seems to be the latest addition to create problems which may have negative fall-out on his forthcoming visit to Washington.
Fresh gains for Masood forces
Frontier Post (Editorial)
The anti-Taliban forces in Afghanistan have scored some battlefield victories in recent days, signalling that the militia's hold on the territory that they have won during the last two years cannot be taken for granted. The gains on behalf of the
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