UN again hints at more sanctions against Taleban
By Evelyn Leopold
UNITED NATIONS, April 8 (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council has again threatened additional sanctions against Afghanistan's Taleban rulers if they do not stop fighting and surrender Saudi dissident Osama bin Laden for trial.
UN paints grim outlook for peace in Afghanistan
UNITED NATIONS, April 7 (Reuters) - With clashes mounting in Afghanistan, a senior U.N. official said on Friday he believed combatants were preparing for an organized large-scale offensive, recruiting both fighters and arms from abroad.
Drought hits Afghan opium crop, currency plunges
KABUL, April 8 (Reuters) - The Afghan currency hit a record low on Saturday because of drought hitting the poppy harvest which makes Afghanistan the world's biggest source of opium, traders said.
ANP asks govt to stop foreign interference in Afghanistan
By SYED BUKHAR SHAH - FP
PESHAWAR - The provincial working committee of the ANP has asked the government to establish friendly relation with the neighbouring countries by solving all the disputed matters through negotiations.
Killing of Iranian nationals in Pakistan - Teheran seeks early disposal of cases
Musharraf reiterates talks offer to India - F.P. Bureau Report
ISLAMABAD - Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Mohsen Aminzadeh Friday said that the Kashmir dispute was causing growing concern in the region and offered that his country was ready to assist Pakistan in easing the situation.
Keeping the flames alight in Kabul's ruins
TASGOLA KARLA BRUNER - South China Morning Post
The synagogue is empty now, except for the dust on the shelves and potatoes on the floor. Old pictures of a bar mitzvah are strewn about and the winter cold blows in through broken windows.
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