FIGHTING TERRORISM - IS IT TOO LITTLE TOO LATE ?
For the first time Afghanistan's Taliban government have agreed to shut down terrorist camps and extradite hundreds of Pakistani Islamic militants wanted for carrying out sectarian killings across Pakistan. After enormous pressure from Washington
Saying goodbye to Taliban?
The Friday Times
Khaled Ahmed examines the latest Pakistani stance that sectarian carnage in Pakistan is being exported from Afghanistan
THE OTHER SIDE -- Excerpts from the Pakistani press
Editorial, The Frontier Post, October 8
Afghan policy in ruins
Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has caused a stir by accusing the Taliban of sending terrorists to Pakistan. The implication is clear: That the militia, now ruling Afghanistan, has turned against Islamabad and is seeking destabilisation on a
Taleban leader denounces terrorism
Mullah Omar says some mujahedin had to stay on in Afghanistan
By William Reeve in Kabul
The leader of the Taleban in Afghanistan, Mullah Mohammed Omar, has issued a statement saying he opposes terrorism.
Afghan Taliban Offers Anti-Terrorism Talks To All
08:25 a.m. Oct 11, 1999 Eastern
By Raja Asghar
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban Islamic movement Monday offered to hold talks with ``anybody'' to check terrorism, which it is accused of encouraging.
Taliban leader rejects terrorism accusations
KABUL, Oct 11 (AFP) - Taliban supreme leader Mulla Mohammad Omar Monday rejected accusations that Afghanistan had become a safe-haven for international terrorists.
Pakistan Bank Of Khyber Opens Afghanistan/iran Branches
KARACHI, Oct 11 Asia Pulse - The Bank of Khyber (BoK) is planning to open new branches in Afghanistan and Iran.
Taliban ask Pakistan not to impose ban on Afghan Transit Trade
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Taliban authorities in Afghanistan have asked Pakistan not to impose the proposed ban on the Afghan Transit Trade.
RAWA welcomes Nawaz call for closure of training camps
ISLAMABAD (NNI): An Afghan women human rights group Sunday lauded Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's statement about terrorist training camps in Afghanistan and urged the government of Pakistan to stop support to Taliban.
Pakistan accused of interference in Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The Ambassador of the deposed Afghan President in Tajikistan has said that Pakistan is openly interfering in the affairs of Afghanistan adding no other neighbouring country is involved in such blatant interference in tha
Russia supports US resolution on sanctions against Taliban
MOSCOW (NNI): A spokesman of the Russian Foreign Ministry has said that Moscow shares the concern of the world community as it thinks that there exists a real threat of the spread of international terrorism from Afghanistan
Japanese hostages: Taliban refuse visas to Kyrgyz team
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghan embassy refused visas to members of a Kyrgyz team, who wanted to visit Kabul for talks with Taliban about the presence of leader of an Uzbek Islamic group in Afghanistan, allegedly involved in the abduction of
Taliban ask Pakistan not to impose ban on ATTA
ISLAMABAD (NNI) __ Taliban authorities in Afghanistan have asked Pakistan not to impose the proposed ban on the Afghan Transit Trade.
US out to ruin Pak-Afghan relations, allege Taliban
Militia warns against foreign meddling,
concerned at possible swoop on seminaries
Frontier .Post. Report
PESHAWAR - A looming swoop on deeni madaris (seminaries) in the country, reported preparations for dismantling terrorist camps on the Afghan soil and Islamabad's incipient coolness towards the orthodox militia at the behest of the United States are likely to
Body of Woman hanging from Tree
This story was documented by H. Ghaus (currently working for the Feminist Majority Foundation) from an eyewitness source during a research trip to the region.
Kabul: On 1 September at 11 a.m. staff and patients of Malali Maternity Hospital in Kabul found body of a woman hanging by a reddish chador from a tree in compound of the hospital, said one of the eyewitnesses.
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