U.S. says Taliban playing risky and unwise game on bin Laden Inderfurth tells Senate, Pakistani efforts not enough in withdrawal of support for Taliban
By Omar Samad, Azadi Afghan Radio - Tuesday, March 9, 1999
WASHINGTON (AAR) - The Clinton Administration's top official for South Asian affairs at the State Department told a congressional hearing on Tuesday that Taliban rulers in Afghanistan are "playing a risky and unwise game" in
Afghan peace talks get underway
04:43 a.m. Mar 11, 1999 Eastern
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, March 11 (Reuters) - A second round of peace talks between Afghanistan's warring sides got underway on Thursday, Andrew Tesoriere, acting head of the United Nations Special Mission for
FOCUS-UN cautious at start of Afghan peace talks
06:10 a.m. Mar 11, 1999 Eastern
By Mike Collett-White
ASHGABAT, March 11 (Reuters) - The second round of peace talks between Afghan's warring factions got under way on Thursday, and U.N. officials described the atmosphere as friendly.
The latest discussions in Turkmenistan, which has helped the
05:08 a.m. Mar 11, 1999 Eastern
The latest discussions in Turkmenistan, which has helped the United Nations arrange the talks, were delayed for a day after the opposition delegation was hampered by bad weather in Afghanistan.
Taliban's anti-drug bid fails
By AIMAL KHAN
PESHAWAR - While Taliban are celebrating their recent campaign against heroin laboratories, in which they destroyed 34 heroin-processing facilities in eastern Nangrahar province, the business is still flourishing unabated.
Afghanistan breeding ground for terrorism
WASHINGTON-Assistant Secretary of State for South Asian Affairs Karl Inderfurth says that Afghanistan has become a breeding ground for international terrorism. Saudi expatriate Usama Bin
US hints at more attacks on Osama
Afghanistan breeding ground for terrorists
From SIKANDER HAYAT
ISLAMABAD - A senior US official Tuesday described the Taliban-controlled Afghanistan a breeding ground for terrorists, claiming that some of them were fighting in Kashmir.
Killers of Iranian nationals would not be spared:Soomro Calls for close Pak-Iran coordination for Afghan peace TEHRAN (NNI): The visiting Speaker National Assembly Elahi Bakhsh Soomro Wednesday told Iranian parliament that the government of Pakistan would not spare the criminals involved in the killing of Iranian nationals
Pakistan, Iran to work together for Afghan peace
Soomro addresses Iranian parliament
TEHERAN (APP) - National Assembly Speaker Illahi Bukhsh Soomro said Wednesday that Pakistan was determined to cooperate with Iran for restoring peace to the war-ravaged Afghanistan, and the coming years would witness steady growth in friendship between the two countries in various fields.
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