No female student in Afghan universities
ISLAMABAD (NNI): No female student is getting education in several major universities in war-ravaged Afghanistan.
Taliban eases restrictions on Shiite religious rituals
KABUL, April 15 (AFP) - Thousands of minority Shiite Muslims including women congregated in local mosques Saturday as the ruling Taliban eased restrictions on their religious rituals.
Opposition arrests 6 Talibans commanders
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The anti-Taliban northern alliance has claimed arresting six Taliban commanders along with scores of their supporters in Ghor province where fighting has been raging between the rival factions for the last few days
taliban assault repulsed in suf valley - say sources
tehran, april 16, irna -- informed afghan sources said that taliban's attack on suf valley on saturday was repelled. the sources told irna that taliban forces had been force to retreat after leaving behind ten captives and lots of arms and ammunition.
Albright presses Kyrgyz leader on democracy
By Elaine Monaghan
BISHKEK, April 16 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright pressed Kyrgyz President Askar Akayev on Sunday over his commitment to democracy and said Washington would watch to make sure he fulfilled his promises.
Situation on Tajik-Afghan border tense -- Russia general
Friday, April 14, 2000
MOSCOW, April 14 (Itar-Tass) - The situation on the Tajik- Afghan border remains tense, Director of the Russian Border Service (FPS) Konstantin Totsky told reporters on Friday.
Negotiate bin Laden case, says Pakistan
The US wants to extradite Osama bin Laden - BBC
Pakistan's military ruler General Pervez Musharraf has called on Washington and Kabul to settle the case of suspected terrorist Osama bin Laden through negotiation.
Jordan to try bin Laden supporters on April 20
By Nadim Ladki
AMMAN, April 16 (Reuters) - Jordan's State Security Court will open the trial of 28 followers of terrorism suspect Osama bin Laden on Thursday on charges of planning attacks against U.S. and tourist targets in the kingdom.
FRANCE GRANTS RAWA A HUMAN RIGHTS PRIZE
April 15,2000 - Islamabad
During a ceremony at the residence of Mr. Jean Berthault, incharge of Afghanistan affairs at French Embassy, and in presence of French Ambassador in Pakistan and First Secretary of the Embassy and some journalists and RAWA activists,
|Back to News Archirves of 2000|
Disclaimer: This news site is mostly a compilation of publicly accessible articles on the Web in the form of a link or saved news item. The news articles and commentaries/editorials are protected under international copyright laws. All credit goes to the original respective source(s).