Afghan opposition says fending off Taliban counter-strike at Bamiyan
Sat 08 May 99 - 11:01 GMT
KABUL, May 8 (AFP) - Fighting in central Afghanistan continued Saturday after the hardline Islamic Taliban militia launched a counter-offensive at Bamiyan, the opposition northern alliance said.
Taliban Jets Hit Opposition Targets
Saturday, May 8, 1999; 11:10 a.m. EDT
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The Taliban religious army bombed the city of Bamiyan on Saturday, killing four people and wounding 10 others, an opposition spokesman said.
Taliban bar Pakistani journalists from visiting Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Taliban have barred Pakistani journalists to visit Afghanistan to cover the massive anti-polio vaccination campaign in the war-ravaged country begins on May 9.
Afghan opposition agrees in principle to polio truce
Sat 08 May 99 - 08:51 GMT
KABUL, May 8 (AFP) - Afghanistan's opposition northern alliance Saturday said it agreed in principle to a proposed ceasefire which would allow the United Nations to undertake a polio vaccination project.
Taliban ask Turkmenistan to host peace talks
ASHKABAD, May 7: An official from the Taliban held a meeting with officials of the Turkmenistan foreign ministry on a proposal about the their country (Turkmenistan) hosting a new round of peace talks with the Afghan opposition.
UN plans to send international staff to Badakhshan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The United Nations plans to send a team of its international staff to Badakhshan shortly to monitor relief activities in the northern province, UN spokesperson said Friday.
Taliban, Turkmen officials discuss gas, power issues
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Taliban's Deputy Foreign Minister Mulla Abdul Rahman Zahid has held talks with Advisor to the Turkmen President and Foreign Minister on gas and power issue in Turkmen capital Ashgabat, Bakhtar news agency reported on Friday.
Afghan opposition sets up commission to form cabinet
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghan opposition has set up a commission to decide the formation of new cabinet and Prime Minister.
Osama said to be the background of action: Diplomats search for 3 missing US commandos
By Allah Nawaz Khan
DERA ISMAIL KHAN, May 7: The hectic search for three Americans who went "missing" in South Waziristan Agency more than a month ago has proved abortive. No trace of these persons was found as reportedly they had
Iran's latest moves on Afghanistan
Frontier Post (Editorial)
Uzbek President Islam Karimov and Iranian foreign minister Kharazzi have agreed on joint efforts to achieve peace in Afghanistan. Their countries have also said that they seek a peaceful solution to the conflict through the UN Security
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