Dozens Killed in Afghan Fighting
By Amir Shah
Associated Press Writer
Friday, May 7, 1999; 6:44 a.m. EDT
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Dozens of people were killed or wounded during a night-long artillery duel between Taliban soldiers and opposition troops north of the beleaguered capital of Kabul, doctors and frontline
Afghan Taleban talk peace, trade in Turkmenistan
08:23 a.m. May 07, 1999 Eastern
ASHGABAT, May 7 (Reuters) - An official from Afghanistan's ruling Taleban militia has come to neighbouring Turkmenistan to discuss renewing the stalled Afghan peace process as well as reviving trade, a Turkmen
Shamali (regions to the north of Kabul)
Alliance troops have consolidated their gains in Shamali by launching fresh offensives on the city Kabul from the districts of Guldara, Guzar, Sarrak e Nau and Sarrak e Kohna.
Recent media interest has prompted us to release excerpts of the minutes of last month's Leadership Council meeting convened in Kapissa province.
Minutes of the Leadership Council pertaining to the establishment of an Afghan Legislature held in Kapissa on 19 April 1999
Equipment for new Afghan phone network arrives
07:31 a.m. May 07, 1999 Eastern
KABUL, May 7 (Reuters) - The first shipment of equipment to link Afghanistan with the international telecommunications network arrived in Kabul on Friday, part of the first major foreign investment in the war-torn
U.N. seeks Afghan restraint for polio campaign
07:21 a.m. May 07, 1999 Eastern
ISLAMABAD, May 7 (Reuters) - The United Nations is calling for ``days of tranquillity'' between Afghanistan's warring parties to allow some 19,000 volunteers to immunise more than four million children against polio.
Uzbek-Iran accord on Afghan peace efforts
TASHKENT, May 6: Uzbek President Islam Karimov and Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharazzi agreed on a joint effort to achieve peace in neighbouring Afghanistan, a spokesman at the Iranian embassy in Tashkent said
Back to square one
THE Afghan Northern Alliance's claim of "full control" over Kunduz province, bordering Tajikstan, is the latest manifestation of the protracted civil war in the country. There were hopes, however faint, of a return to peace
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