FOCUS-Afghan Taleban says foes' attacks repulsed
10:42 a.m. Mar 19, 1999 Eastern
KABUL, March 19 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement said on Friday it had repulsed opposition attacks on three fronts and hinted the clashes over the past three days could hit planned peace talks between the two
Afghan fighting resumes despite peace talks
Days after reaching agreement on sharing power, both sides in the Afghan conflict have accused each other of launching military offensives.
Afghan Taleban says fighting to affect peace talks
10:35 a.m. Mar 19, 1999 Eastern
KABUL, March 19 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement said on Friday that fighting with opposition forces over the past three days would affect the next round of peace talks.
75 opp commanders may join Taliban
By AIMAL KHAN
PESHAWAR - As many as 75 opposition commanders are expected to join the ranks of Afghanistan's ruling Taliban Islamic militia shortly under a deal which is in the offing, reports from across the border said on Thursday.
Afghanistan now making all the heroin
NEW YORK-The Taliban promised a show. In the high hills along the Pakistan border, members of the strict Islamic group that controls most of Afghanistan planned to seek out and destroy several "hidden
PPP welcomes agreement in Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Pakistan Peoples Party Thursday welcomed and fully supported agreement reached between the representatives of the Afghan parties on a power sharing arrangement.
Masood ready to talk with Taliban
DUSHANBE, March 18: Afghan opposition leader Ahmad Shah Masood said on Thursday that the coalition was ready to sit down and hold further negotiations with the Taliban, and that any coalition government formed by the
Washington disagrees with UN decision on return to Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The United States has disagreed with the United Nations Secretary Generals decision to send the UN internal staff back to Afghanistan.
Clinton In Joking Mood At Broadcast Media Gala
06:46 a.m. Mar 19, 1999 Eastern
By Thomas Ferraro
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Clinton, on the eve of his first formal, solo news conference in almost a year, poked good-natured fun Thursday at some of the White House reporters who will grill him.
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