Afghan Women Welcome Hollywood
By Kathy Gannon
Associated Press Writer
Wednesday, March 31, 1999; 7:19 a.m. EST
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Throwing back her pale-blue burqa to reveal her face, Uma recited a Persian-language poem, trying to explain why she thought Hollywood's celebrities cared about Afghan women.
ashkhabad session not a durable solution to afghan plight
zahedan, sistan-balouchestan prov., march 31, irna -- several afghan experts and commanders residing in zahedan believe that the ashkhabad session, attended by taliban and the anti-taliban alliance, did not offer a durable solution to
Taleban, foes harden stands over Afghan peace
06:27 a.m. Mar 31, 1999 Eastern
KABUL, March 31 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taleban Islamic movement and its foes hardened their positions on Wednesday over resuming peace talks to try to end the bloody civil war in the country.
Pakistan Calls for Arms Embargo on Afghanistan
Story Filed: Wednesday, March 31, 1999 7:03 AM EST
ISLAMABAD (March 31) XINHUA - Pakistan Wednesday renewed call for arms embargo on Afghanistan, saying foreign intervention and supply of weapons are main causes of relentless hostilities in the war-torn country.
Pakistan Seals Border With Eastern Afghanistan
Story Filed: Wednesday, March 31, 1999 8:14 AM EST
ISLAMABAD (March 31) XINHUA - Pakistan has sealed its border with Afghanistan's eastern provinces and barred Afghans from crossing into its territory, a report here said Wednesday.
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