Amnesty seeks international inquiry for Afghan human rights crimes
Thu 27 May 99 - 10:38 GMT
KABUL, May 27 (AFP) - Amnesty International Thursday called for an independent body to investigate human rights abuses in Afghanistan, saying investigations backed claims that Taliban guards systematically
Taliban reject India's charges of Afghans presence in IHK
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghanistan's ruling Taliban Wednesday dismissed as malicious Indian officials claim that Afghan "militants" are involved in the occupied Kashmir.
India loses two jets
The Indian Government has confirmed that two of its aircraft were lost during a series of air strikes against militants in Kashmir.
Ousted Afghan leader Rabbani to visit Kyrgyzstan
08:16 a.m. May 27, 1999 Eastern
BISHKEK, May 27 (Reuters) - Deposed Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani, seen by the United Nations as his country's legitimate leader, will visit the former Soviet republic of Kyrgyzstan on May 28-29, a
Former king's spokesman details peace initiatives
26 May 1999
A special envoy of former Afghan King Mohammed Zaher has said that the king's recently-voiced proposals to call a Loya Jerga (national assembly of elders) were in fact first made seven years ago. In an interview
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