Taliban violate agreement about rights of girl students: UNICEF
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has released statistics, which indicate that ratio of school going children in Afghanistan is decreasing.
Thousands of Afghans pray for rain
Fri 01 Jan 99 - 12:01 GMT
KABUL, Jan 1 (AFP) - Thousands of Afghans prayed for rain Friday at a special gathering following a call by Taliban supreme leader Mullah Mohammed Omar, witnesses said.
Afghan refugees block highway
Friday, January 1, 1999
Afghan refugees from a camp in Pakistan have blocked the international highway linking Baluchistan province to Afghanistan in protest at the activities of alleged criminal gangs in the area.
Afghans and the U.N. Agencies Are Far Apart on Resuming Aid
By BARBARA CROSSETTE
The New York Times
UNITED NATIONS -- A hardening of positions by the United Nations and the movement that controls most of Afghanistan is crippling efforts to resume international relief work there, officials from both sides say.
Developments in Afghanistan not to affect Pak-Iran ties: Shamshad
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Foreign Secretary Shamshad Ahmed Thursday said developments in Afghanistan would not affect the friendly ties between Pakistan and Iran.
Pak Official Leaves for Tehran
Friday, January 01, 1999 06:33 AM EST
ISLAMABAD (Jan. 1) XINHUA - Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Shamshad Ahmed left here Friday for Tehran on a two-day visit for talks on the Afghan issue.
Shamshad off to Tehran on Friday for talks on Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD: Foreign Secretary Shamshad Ahmed is leaving for Tehran Friday for talks with the Iranian officials on the entire range of bilateral matters, particularly Afghanistan, officials said on Thursday.
China sells Stingers to Pakistan, Iran
From DR JASSIM TAQUI
ISLAMABAD - China has outmaneuvered the CIA and the United States by obtaining the technology of highly effective US-made Stinger missiles, making its version of Stingers and selling the missiles to Pakistan and Iran,
Qalandar Momand: A legend living in penury
Jalal Yousafzai Qalandar Momand is a towering figure of the Pakhtu literature. He is the only living legend among the Pakhtun writers. During his long literary career he has made himself known as a journalist, teacher, linguist, man of
America's Osama hunt
Dr Ijaz Hussain
The News: Jang (Opinion)
Some major developments regarding Osama bin Laden have taken place in recent days, which portend the gathering of an ominous storm. First, the American message was conveyed "loud and clear", as Assistant Secretary Inderfurth
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