Taliban Say Blast On Omar Act Of Terrorism
04:16 p.m Aug 26, 1999 Eastern
By Andrew Hill
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Afghanistan's Taliban movement said Thursday that a bomb aimed at its supreme leader, Mullah Mohammad Omar, contained sophisticated components and was an act of terrorism.
Taliban cast security net after Kandahar blast
KABUL, Aug 26 (AFP) - Taliban authorities have cast a wide security net across southern Afghanistan after a truck bomb left 10 dead and narrowly missed their supreme leader Mulla Mohammad Omar.
Taleban search for bombers
The Taleban in Afghanistan say they have started investigating who was behind the huge bomb blast on Tuesday night near the home of the movement's supreme leader, Mullah Mohammed Omar.
Mujadidi Stance on Afghan Issues Not Changed
Pakistani Paper Report Called "Disinformation"
WASHINGTON, August 26, 1999 - (AAR) An official source for former Afghan President Sibghatullah Mojadidi said Thursday that the political views and stance of the head of the Afghan National Liberation Front, specially in regard to foreign involvement in the affairs of his
No Pak Army in Afghanistan, says Mujaddidi
By AIMAL KHAN
PESHAWAR - Former Afghan president and chief of his own Jehadi faction, Afghan National Liberation Front, Sabghatullah Mujaddidi has emphatically refuted the allegations by the Northern Alliance about the presence of Pakistani troops in Afghanistan.
Afghan delegation calls on PM
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Wednesday emphasised settlement of the Afghan dispute within the framework of the Tashkent Declaration of the Six plus Two group, government press release said.
Shujaat, Khatami discuss Pak initiative on Afghanistan
TEHRAN (NNI): Interior Minister Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain Wednesday apprised Iranian President Mohammad Khatami of the new peace initiative for Afghanistan and told him that Islamabad was determined to encourage the peace process in coordination with Tehran.
Rustam Shah terms Dushanbe talks as successful
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The secretary interior and head of the Pakistan delegation which held talks with the Afghan opposition in Tajik capital Dushanbe Rustam Shah Mohmand has termed the negotiations as successful.
Islamic groups accuse U.S of blast in Kandahar
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Islamic groups Wednesday accused the United States of having hands in the bomb blast in Afghanistan's southwestern town of Kandahar, which has killed and injured scores of people.
Afghan warring factions urged to hold peace parleys
PESHAWAR - Participants at a function here have urged upon the warring Afghan factions to restore peace in Afghanistan so that its people could live a peaceful life there in accordance with their time honoured values and customs. The function was
UN To Protect Children in Conflicts
By Edith M. Lederer
August 26, 1999
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Security Council is calling on all countries to protect children of war and stop turning them into soldiers.
UN move to protect children from war
The United Nations Security Council has called on all countries to do more to protect children in war zones.
Asylum seekers left in limbo
By Chris Hogg
The Khursand family fled Afghanistan for refuge in the UK five months ago, but until the Home Office decides on their status, they cannot seek work and rebuild their lives.
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