Afghan Taliban Jets Bomb Opposition Territory Killing 7
Tuesday, August 15 11:30 PM SGT
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP)--Jet fighters belonging to Afghanistan's ruling Taliban dropped several bombs in northern Takhar province Tuesday, killing seven people, an opposition spokesman said.
UN enovy jeopardising Afghan peace with rash statements: Taliban
Monday, August 14 11:52 PM SGT
KABUL, Aug 14 (AFP) - Afghan Foreign Minister Wakil Ahmad Mutawakel on Monday warned that UN special envoy Francesc Vendrell could undermine peace efforts with rash comments against the ruling Taliban Islamic militia.
Taleban condemns UN envoy
By Kate Clark in Kabul
The Taleban Foreign Minister, Wakil Ahmad Mutawakkil, has said the United Nations' special envoy to Afghanistan has undermined his own role as a mediator.
UN go ahead for Afghan flight
The United Nations Security Council has given approval for the national Afghan airline, Ariane, to fly a group of sick children to Germany for treatment.
United Front captures Baharak town from Taliban
Islamabad, Aug 14, IRNA -- The spokesman of the United Islamic Front of Afghanistan, Younus Qanuni, announced Monday evening that their forces captured Baharak town of Takhar province from Taliban.
Former Governor defects from Taliban to United Front
Islamabad, Aug. 14, IRNA -- Abdullah Jan Wahidi, former Governor of Afghanistan's central Laghman province, fled from Kabul and rejoined forces with the United Islamic Front.
In the Villages, the Taliban's Absolute Hold on Power Begins to Slip
Monday, August 14, 2000
By DEXTER FILKINS, LA Times Staff Writer
MUSA QALEH, Afghanistan--Four years after imposing one of the world's harshest Islamic regimes, the armed movement known as the Taliban is beginning
Camps train Kashmir-based militants
By Aamir Latif SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES
The Times of India - August 14, 2000
SHIKARPUR, Pakistan ó Ahmad Jan says he has trained hundreds of Islamic militants to fight for independence in the Indian-held portion of Kashmir, where stepped-up violence before India's Independence Day celebrations killed 16
Central Asian leaders discuss air strikes on rebels
By Olga Dzyubenko
BISHKEK, August 14 (Reuters) - Kyrgyzstan said on Monday it and two other Central Asian states were considering launching air strikes on rebels from Tajikistan who have clashed with government troops in the region in the last week.
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