Taliban receiving reinforcements from Pakistani religious schools
KABUL, Aug 14 (AFP) - Afghanistan's Taliban militia Saturday admitted it was receiving reinforcements from religious schools in neighbouring Pakistan ahead of an expected new round of fighting against opposition forces.
Afghan refugees protest in Tehran against Taliban "repression"
Friday, 13-Aug-1999 3:36PM
TEHRAN, Aug 13 (AFP) - A veiled Afghan woman called here Friday for an end to the Taliban's "medieval" repression in her homeland as several hundred Afghan refugees demonstrated outside UN offices against the militia's
US in talks with Afghanistan's Taliban on bin Laden: report
WASHINGTON, Aug 14 (AFP) - The United States is negotiating with Afghanistan's hardline Islamic Taliban on sending alleged terrorist Osama bin Laden to stand trial in a third country, NBC News reported on its website Saturday.
20,000 Afghan women and children in danger: aid organisation
Friday, 13-Aug-1999 3:40PM
PARIS, Aug 13 (AFP) - Around 20,000 women and children are facing death in Afghanistan unless they receive urgent supplies, aid agency Medecins du Monde (MDM - Doctors of the World) warned here Friday.
France to Send 35 Tons of Aid to War-Torn Afghanistan, AFP Says
Paris, Aug. 13
(Bloomberg) -- France will send 35 tons of aid to Afghanistan to help fight a humanitarian crisis brought about by renewed civil unrest in the northern part of the country, Agence France Presse reported, citing a government announcement. Around
U.S. suggests Mideast trial for bin Laden - report
10:03 p.m. Aug 13, 1999 Eastern
WASHINGTON, Aug 13 (Reuters) - U.S. officials are trying to convince Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement to extradite Saudi exile Osama bin Laden to Egypt or Saudi Arabia for trial rather than the United States, NBC News reported on Friday.
Taliban recapture Bagram Airbase
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia Friday recaptured the Bagram airbase, 50 kilometers north of Kabul, the Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) reported.
Pakistan not interfering in Afghan affairs: Senate told Govt has put Pak security at risk: opposition
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Leader of the House in the Senate, Raja Mohammad Zafarul Haq Friday categorically stated that Pakistan does not believe in any interference in the internal affairs of Afghanistan and strictly followed this policy.
EU voices deep concern over latest Indo-Pak flare-up Expresses concern over "honour killings" Urges talks, non-interference in Afghanista
BRUSSELS (NNI): The European Union (EU) has voiced "deep concern" over the latest flare-up between Pakisan and India over the shooting down of an intruding Pakistani naval aircraft by India and called for immediate dialogue.
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