ANALYSIS-Scant optimism greets Afghan peace talk
02:08 a.m. Mar 05, 1999 Eastern
By Tahir Ikram
ISLAMABAD, March 5 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's Taleban militia and its main foe, Ahmad Shah Masood, are so intent on power that U.N.-brokered peace talks next week seem doomed, regional analysts said on Friday.
Hillary Clinton blasts Taleban, trafficking in women
07:05 p.m Mar 04, 1999 Eastern
By Anthony Goodman
UNITED NATIONS, March 4 (Reuters) - U.S. First lady Hillary Rodham Clinton blasted Afghanistan's Taliban rulers Thursday as probably the world's worst oppressors of women.
US asks UN, NGOs to keep away from Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD - The United States through a non-paper has informed the relevant Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and the United Nations that it will not give them advance warning in case
US doesn't want Taliban-like Pak army: Inderfurth
WASHINGTON (KPI)-The United States has announced that it will revive military cooperation with Pakistan and relax the sanctions against India and Pakistan.
Afghan peace talks from March 10
The News: Jang
By our correspondents
ISLAMABAD: The warring Afghan factions will meet in Ashkabad on March 10 to seek a peaceful solution to a conflict. The United Nations, which helped arrange the talks, on Thursday appealed to the Afghan factions to meet
Osama, Taliban have fallen out: NYT
The News: Jang
NEW YORK: Osama bin Laden and the Taliban, who have protected him in Afghanistan, have had a violent and fierce falling out, Thursday's New York Times reported, citing senior American officials.
Continuing Afghan impasse
THE apparent failure of Lakhdar Brahimi's latest attempt at a breakthrough in the Afghan impasse is only to be deeply regretted. The continuing turmoil in the strife-torn country directly affects the whole region, including Pakistan.
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