Taliban bomb opposition bases after losing ground in northern Afghanistan
Mon 03 May 99 - 12:04 GMT
KABUL, May 3 (AFP) - Taliban jets bombed northeastern Afghanistan's Takhar province Monday killing 10 civilians and wounding 70 others as opposition forces in a pre-dawn attack seized some areas in neighbouring
Taleban opposition launches offensive on Kunduz
06:21 a.m. May 03, 1999 Eastern
By Sayed Salahuddin
KABUL, May 3 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's opposition alliance attacked the key Taleban-held city of Kunduz overnight as its spring offensive shifted up a gear, reports reaching Kabul said on Monday.
Taliban ridicule Zaher Shah's reported peace initiative
Mon 03 May 99 - 08:37 GMT
KABUL, May 3 (AFP) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban Islamic militia Monday ridiculed former king Zaher Shah's reported peace proposals, while the rival Northern Alliance said it had not yet been contacted.
England's MCC gives Afghan cricket a boost
08:40 a.m. May 03, 1999 Eastern
By Andrew Hill
KABUL, May 3 (Reuters) - Two of the world's more conservative institutions, the Taleban movement and England's Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) came together in Kabul's battered national stadium on Monday to give Afghan cricket
UN international staff arrives in Jalalabad
ISLAMABAD (NNI): An 11-member team of UN international staff arrived in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday to monitor relief activities there, UN spokesperson said.
Taliban to introduce Islamic constitution: Envoy
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghanistan's ruling Taliban will introduce a new constitution in accordance with the principles of Islamic Sharia, Taliban envoy to Pakistan Maulvi Saeed-ur-Rahman Haqqani said.
Gas pipeline project
IN A welcome development, Islamabad, Kabul and Ashkhabad have once again revived the plans to construct a gas pipeline from Daulatpur in Turkmenistan to Multan in Pakistan, through Afghanistan. The economic benefits of this
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