"Cyprus Peace Process" Team in Washington to Advocate Plan
Questions Persist about "Practicality" of "Controversial" Initiative
By Omar Samad
WASHINGTON, April 14, 2000 - AAR - An Afghan political duo - one of them a high-ranking member of the marginalized Hezb-i-Islami, headed by the notorious factional leader Gulbudin Hekmatyar, and the other, a Western-based technocrat - came to Washington last week to talk about a peace process for
Afghan opposition claims taking two districts
ISLAMABAD, April 13 (Reuters) - Afghan opposition forces seized two districts from the Taleban movement in central Afghanistan on Thursday, an opposition spokesman said.
U.N. returns to south Afghanistan after assurances
ISLAMABAD, April 13 (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Thursday its international staff had returned to the southern Afghan province of Kandahar after assurances from the ruling Taleban movement on security.
Pakistan offers bin Laden Talks Aid
.c The Associated Press
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) - Pakistan has offered to help the United States open direct talks with neighboring Afghanistan about the extradition of suspected terrorist Osama bin Laden, an official said Thursday.
US should directly talk with Taliban on Osama: Minister
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Interior Minister Lt. Gen. (retd) Moinuddin Hadier Thursday said he has asked the United States to directly hold talks to Afghan government on the issue of Osama-bin-Laden.
Osama bin Laden recruits British Moslems
Friday, April 14, 2000 8:09 AM EST
LONDON, April 14 (Itar-Tass) - International terrorist Osama bin Laden finances the sending of young British Moslems to Chechnya, Afghanistan and Kashmir. This information, coming from sources in the British secret services, was made public in
Taliban sack thousands of civil servants
KABUL (AFP) - Taliban have laid off thousands of civil servants including all female employees and teachers, officials and workers said Thursday.
Taliban sack thousands, including all female civil servants, teachers
KABUL, April 13 (AFP) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban has laid off thousands of civil servants including all female employees and teachers, officials and workers said Thursday.
Taleban sacks 'thousands'
Women are only allowed to work in the home
By Kate Clark in Kabul - BBC
Thousands of people have been made redundant from civil service posts in Afghanistan.
Playing down the job losses, the Taleban foreign minister said many were on paper only.
CE approves Alien Registration Authority: Minister
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Chief Executive General Pervez Musharraf has approved formation of Alien Registration Authority to register foreigners, Interior Minister Lieutenant General (retd) Moinuddin Haider said Thursday.
Afghanistan stops buying Pakistani sugar
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Traders in Afghanistan have stopped buying sugar from Pakistan due to its cost double than the international price and purchasing the commodity from the international market which is reaching the land-locked country
Afghan refugee students seek assistance
By Our Staff Correspondent
QUETTA, April 13: The Afghans nationals, studying in different professional educational institutions in Pakistan, have appealed to the United Nation High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) to enhance their seat quota and the amount of scholarship.
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