Afghan Opposition Claims a Victory
Monday, August 30, 1999; 10:05 a.m. EDT
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) -- Afghanistan's northern-based opposition alliance said Monday it captured a strategic northern district the Taliban Islamic militia after heavy fighting.
Afghan refugees in cycle of war and escap
KABUL, Aug 30 (AFP) - For the third time in a year, Afghanistan's ruling Taliban stands accused of extraordinary human rights violations, with Pakistan providing a lone voice of support.
Afghan SC has closed Osama's chapter: Taliban CJ
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Taliban's Chief Justice Maulvi Noor Mohammad Saqib has said Afghanistan Supreme Court has closed the chapter of Osama bin Laden after the United States and other countries failed to produce any evidence against the
Afghan interference allegation baseless: Sartaj
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Renewing call for stopping all military assistance to Afghan factions, Pakistan Sunday again denied that its troops were helping the Taliban in fighting against the Northern Alliance forces, terming it "baseless allegation."
UN to send women right's rapporteur to Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): United Nations Human Rights Commission (UNHRC) has decided to send its special rapporteur on Women Rights, Kumara Swami to Pakistan and Afghanistan next week.
Hekmatyar holds US responsible for miseries of Afghans
TEHRAN (NNI): Former Afghan Prime Minister and leader of Hezb-e-Islami Gulbadin Hekmatyar has held the United States responsible for the miseries and agonies experiencing by the people of Afghanistan, reports Radio Tehran.
Taliban fail to find clue to killers of Iranian diplomats
TEHRAN (NNI): Taliban have said they have failed to find any clue to the killers of the Iranian diplomats and IRNA correspondent in Mazar-e-Sharif after investigating into incident.
Afghan moot opens in Germany
COLOGNE (NNI): A two-day seminar under the caption "Afghanistan in the 21st century" opened here Sunday to discuss current political situation in war-ravaged Afghanistan.
Pakistan to consult Iran on Afghan peace moves
By Our Staff Reporter
LAHORE, Aug 29: Pakistan has assured Iran that it will consult Tehran in all its moves aimed at restoring peace to Afghanistan, Interior Minister Chaudhry Shujaat Husain said here on Sunday.
Pakistan not aiding Taliban, says Sartaj
ISLAMABAD, Aug 29: Pakistan on Sunday denied that its troops were helping the Taliban in fighting against the Northern Alliance forces, terming it a "baseless allegation".
War-damaged Kabul Varsity restored, claim Taliban
PESHAWAR (Internews) - The ruling Taliban in Afghanistan have fully restored the country's solitary university in capital city Kabul, which expects to start operating to its maximum capacity shortly.
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