Taliban sack air force chief for Ismail Khan's escape
islamabad, april 17, irna - taliban sacked their air force chief, akhtar mohammad mansoori and 10 airport officials in kandahar for their involvement in the escape of jailed herat governor, ismail khan. akhtar mohammad and the officials of kandahar airport are presently in jail and investigation is continuing to collect
Bomb kills 6 people in Badakhshan
islamabad, april 17, irna - a bomb explosion killed six people and injured 13 others in a town of badakhshan province in northern afghanistan. a pakistani news agency reported that the bomb went off in a junk shop in a busy town, 150-kilometer away from faizabad, the capital city of badakhshan. several houses were
Bin Laden Issues Call For Muslim Youth To Fight The US
ISLAMABAD (AP)--Circulating in Pakistan's deeply conservative Northwest Frontier Province is a call to Muslim youth from suspected terrorist Osama bin Laden to wage war against the U.S.
CE seeks unified definition of terrorism
By Abdus Sattar Ghazali
KUWAIT CITY, April 15: Chief Executive Gen Pervez Musharraf has said that Pakistan has nothing to do with Osama bin Laden, and hoped that Afghanistan and the United States would resolve their differences through negotiations.
Taliban launch vigorous poppy eradication campaign
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The ruling Taliban in Afghanistan have launched a vigorous campaign to eradicate poppy cultivation in response to international criticism, reports CNN.
Albright: U.S. Will Help Uzbekistan
By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV
.c The Associated Press
SAMARKAND, Uzbekistan (AP) - Secretary of State Madeleine Albright promised today that the United States would help Uzbekistan protect its volatile border with Afghanistan, but warned the former Soviet republic against abusing human rights.
Albright implores Central Asia to embrace democracy
TASHKENT, April 17 (AFP) - US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright on Monday implored Central Asian leaders to halt a disturbing slide away from democratic values, warning that failure to do so would have worldwide repercussions.
India demands return of Raj's jewel in the crown
By Julian West in New Delhi
AN Indian parliamentary motion asking Britain to return gems such as the Koh-i-noor (Mountain of Light), artworks and artefacts is expected to receive wide support this week.
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