Afghan Civil War High On Agenda For Pakistan-Iran Talks
ISLAMABAD (AP)--The nagging civil war in neighboring Afghanistan is expected to dominate talks between Pakistan and Iran during a two-day visit by Iran's deputy foreign minister, officials said Wednesday.
Afghan opposition denies setting up of new anti-Taliban coalition
Sunday, 02-Apr-2000 10:20AM
KABUL, April 2 (AFP) - Afghan opposition Sunday denied reports that three key anti-Taliban leaders have formed a new coalition to resist the Islamic militia in northern Afghanistan.
Kunduz governor shot dead in City F.P. Report (Pakistan)
PESHAWAR - Sitting governor of the Kunduz province of Afghanistan Arif Khan was shot dead along with his close associate and two received serious wounds when their inter cooler jeep was ambushed in Phase-II of posh locality Hayatabad
Afghan governor assassinated in Peshawar
PESHAWAR (NNI): Unidentified gunmen shot dead Taliban governor of Afghanistan northern Kunduz province Arif Khan and two of his associates in Peshawar on Tuesday, police and family said.
Afghan Taleban use tractors to destroy poppy crops
By Scott McDonald
JALALABAD, Afghanistan, April 5 (Reuters) - The ruling Taleban militia used tractors to plough under poppy fields as part of a plan to slash opium production by one-third in Afghanistan, the world's largest producer of the drug.
Japanese foreign ministry official holds talks with Taliban
ISLAMABAD (NNI): A Japanese delegation has arrived in Afghan capital Kabul for talks with Taliban officials to arrange talks between Afghan warring factions, diplomatic sources said Tuesday.
Robert Fisk: The plight of Afghani director Siddiqullah Barmak
5 April 2000 - The Independent
Siddiqullah Barmak has a sense of humour. When I say that President Bill Clinton claims democracy is about dialogue, he roars with laughter. When I recall the embarrassment of a woman-belittling sheikh who admits that some women are
Uzbeks Said to Seize Pakistani Nuclear Cargo By TIM WEINER-
New York Times
WASHINGTON, April 4 -- Border guards in the former Soviet republic of Uzbekistan seized a radioactive cargo on an Iranian truck bound for Pakistan last week, State Department officials said today.
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