Anti-Taleban helicopter crashes
The anti-Taleban alliance says one of its helicopters has crashed in north of the country with the loss of thirteen lives.
Claim of Taliban Casualties Made
Tuesday, April 11, 2000
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghanistan's northern-based opposition repulsed a Taliban offensive in northern Jozjan province, killing at least 10 Taliban soldiers, an opposition spokesman said Tuesday.
U.N. Addresses Taliban Women
.c The Associated Press
GENEVA (AP) - The outside world cannot tolerate the mistreatment of women by Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia and must force it to improve the situation, a U.N. investigator told the world organization's main rights body Monday.
Pakistan leader defends Sharif verdict
By Crispian Balmer - 11 Apr 2000 02:32GMT - FT
PARIS, April 10 (Reuters) - Pakistan leader General Pervez Musharraf said on Monday the life sentence handed down last week to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was extremely fair and brushed off Western criticism of the verdict.
Taliban accused of fanning terrorism in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The leader of Tehrik-e-Jafria Pakistan and member of the suspended Senate, Syed Jawad Hadi has blamed Taliban for deteriorating law and order situation in Pakistan.
NAM moot for end to hostilities in Afghanistan
Indian move to single out Pakistan fails
CARTAGENA (APP) - The XIII NAM Ministerial meeting has called for immediate cessation of armed hostilities in Afghanistan and urged all Afghan parties to engage in a serious dialogue for a political solution of the problem without pre-conditions.
Iranian teams visit to Kabul good beginning: Taliban
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Taliban have termed the visit of the Iranian delegation to Kabul as good beginning for the two countries to exchange delegations and discuss matters of mutual interests.
Pak-US plan to eliminate Osama, says report - Frontier Post Apr.11-2000
PESHAWAR (Internews) - The FBI with the help of Pakistani authorities is directly supervising an operation along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border to arrest Osama bin Laden or drive him out of Afghanistan, says a report. 'The recent sequence of diplomatic meetings as well as the
'Russian aid to anti-Taliban forces flagrant'
The News: Jang/ Apr. 11-2000
KABUL: Taliban Foreign Minister Wakil Ahmad Mutawakel on Monday complained to the United Nations Secretary General that Moscow was out to prolong the two-decade long war in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan's endless trauma
The News: Jang (Editorial) April 10.
The United Nations Security Council has threatened more sanctions against the Taliban in Afghanistan to force them to expel Saudi dissident Osama bin Laden. Following an open debate on Afghanistan organised by Canada, the 15-member Security Council adopted a statement that
Turkmen gas line to India: Pakistan agrees to allow crossing
ASIF FAROOQI - BUSINESS RECORDER (Pakistan)
ISLAMABAD (April 10) : Pakistan has, in principle, agreed to allow Turkmenistan to build a gas pipeline crossing over to India for gas export from the landlocked Turkmenistan to India, it is learnt. This is the second project, after Iran-India gas pipeline, which would supply gas to India
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