Afghan governor shot dead - BBC
The shooting took place in a densely populated Peshawar district
A prominent political figure from northern Afghanistan, Arif Khan, has been shot dead in the Pakistani city of Peshawar.
Police said Arif Khan, the governor of Afghanistan's Kunduz province, was killed along with one of his bodyguards by an
UPDATE 1-Key Afghan governor shot dead in Pakistan
PESHAWAR, Pakistan, April 4 (Reuters) - The most powerful figure in Taleban-controlled northern Afghanistan was killed in a daylight shooting in the Pakistani border town of Peshawar on Tuesday, police said.
Iran rebuilds anti-Taliban alliance
LAHORE-The reconstituted anti-Taliban Northern Alliance (NA) bringing together virtually the same leadership that was eliminated by the Taliban in 1997 and 1998 and Iran's provision of large quantities of arms, ammunition and funds during the winter months to the NA will allow it to meet the
Fans of the Taliban torch "satanic" television sets in Pakistan
KARACHI, April 4 (AFP) - A Pakistani extremist group modelled on the Taliban of Afghanistan has launched a campaign against "un-Islamic" practices here by rounding up and burning "satanic" television sets.
Pakistan Does an About-Face on bin Laden
To end its isolation, it will ask Afghanistan turn the suspected terrorist over
Moinuddin Haider, Pakistan's Interior Minister, says the "first thing" he will do when he returns home from his trip to the U.S. is travel to Afghanistan to try to convince the Taliban regime to hand over Osama bin Laden and close his terrorist training
Suspected Bin Laden Aide Arrested
By KATHY GANNON c The Associated Press
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) - A man from Yemen, with suspected links to Saudi dissident Osama bin Laden, was arrested Sunday trying to cross into neighboring Afghanistan, Pakistani officials said.
Afghan currency nosedives amid reports of Opium crop damage
KABUL, April 3 (AFP) - The Afghan currency Monday hit an all-time low, pushing prices up amid reports of damage to the country's opium crop -- raising concerns among an already impoverished population.
'russians shelling afghan territory'
islamabad, april 3, irna -- the russians undertake heavy shelling in afghan territory whenever they come to know about presence of taliban near sher khan bandar, the official pakistani news agency reported on monday. the state-run associated
Japanese girls deliver gifts for Afghan children
.c Kyodo News Service
ISLAMABAD, April 4 (Kyodo) - A group of Japanese girl scouts handed over 14,540 gift packs to the Pakistan government and United Nations refugee officials in the southern Punjab on Tuesday for distribution among the Afghan refugee children.
Reorganization of foreign office likely - Dawn Bureau Report
ISLAMABAD, April 3: The government is contemplating a thorough reorganization of the foreign office to project Pakistan's diplomatic, commercial and defence interests in an effective manner.
and finally an excerpt:
Internet becomes feminists' power tool
By Deborah Zabarenko
BALTIMORE (Reuters) - A T-shirt slogan captured the jaunty mood of Feminist Expo 2000 this weekend: ``Power tools are a girl's best friend.'' For many in the women's movement, the power tool of choice is the Internet.
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