Afghan Taleban locked in heavy fighting with foes
03:49 a.m. Oct 10, 1998 Eastern
ISLAMABAD, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Afghan opposition forces said on Saturday they captured territory in northern Afghanistan in overnight fighting with the Taleban Islamic militia and repulsed two other Taleban offensives elsewhere.
Voice of America
INTRO: ANTI-TALEBAN FORCES IN AFGHANISTAN SAY THEY HAVE CAPTURED LARGE AREAS OF TAKHAR PROVINCE IN NORTHERN AFGHANISTAN, AFTER FIGHTING OFF A THREE-
10 Die in Taliban Air Strikes
By Amir Shah
Associated Press Writer
Saturday, October 10, 1998; 12:02 p.m. EDT
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Fighter planes of the ruling Taliban army pounded an enemy stronghold in northern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing 10 members of a family and wounding several other people, opposition sources said.
Taliban team arrive Pakistan for talks with UN special envoy Sat 10 Oct 98 - 16:13 GMT
ISLAMABAD, Oct 10 (AFP) - A Taliban delegation arrived here Saturday for talks with the UN special envoy Lakhdar Brahimi currently on a mission to the region to ease tension between Iran and Afghanistan, official sources said. UN envoy, Pakistan FM discuss "road map" to ease Afghan-Iran tensions Sat 10 Oct 98 - 11:12 GMT ISLAMABAD, Oct 10 (AFP) - UN special envoy Lakhdar Brahimi and Pakistani Foreign Minister Sartaj Aiz discussed here Saturday a "road map" for future action to ease Afghan-Iran border tensions, officials said. Taliban stage public execution in Afghanistan Sat 10 Oct 98 - 08:45 GMT
KABUL, Oct 10 (AFP) - Afghanistan's Taliban militia has publicly executed a man accused of multiple murder in the southern province of Zabul after its supreme leader Mullah Mohammad Omar approved the sentence, Radio Shariat said Saturday.
Pakistan now isolated by supporting Taliban: US
By Our Staff Correspondent
WASHINGTON, Oct 9: Pakistan has become isolated regionally and has complicated its relations with India and many other nations by supporting the Taliban in Afghanistan, State Department's senior most official handling South Asia said on Thursday.
Pakistan should force Taleban to negotiate peace: Inderfurth
The News: Jang
WASHINGTON: United States Assistant Secretary for South Asia Karl F Inderfurth on Friday urged Pakistan to persuade the Taleban to negotiate a political settlement for a broad-based government in Afghanistan. He also asked
The countdown to Iran-Taliban war
Frontier Post (Editorial)
Iran and the Taliban are now inexorably moving towards an armed confrontation. On Thursday, Iran said its troops clashed with the Afghanmilitia on the border in what was the first instance of direct fightingbetween the two sides. Tehran claims
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