'We will kidnap aid workers and wed them'
By Julian West in Peshawar - The Daily Telegraph - 8/27/00
AID workers in Pakistan's North-West Frontier are being attacked by the country's growing army of Taliban-style mullahs. One, Maulana Zia ul Haq, has published a fatwa ordering any "Anglo-Saxon" entering his territory to be killed.
Officials Assert Olympics Safety
By ROHAN SULLIVAN
SYDNEY, Australia (AP) - Australian officials sought to reassure the world Saturday that the Sydney Olympics were safe from terrorist attack after a possible plot against the country's only nuclear reactor was exposed.
Olympics-Sydney asks why Games nuclear plot was kept secret
By Brian Williams
SYDNEY, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Prime Minister John Howard was under pressure on Sunday to explain why it took five months to reveal a possible plot to blow up Australia's only nuclear reactor during the Sydney Olympics.
Taleban furious over Olympic 'snub'
By Kate Clarke in Kabul - BBC 08/26
The Taleban's unrecognised Olympic committee has reacted furiously to the withdrawal of accreditation for two Afghan observers to go to the Sydney Olympics.
Diplomat warns on bin Laden sympathies
By LARRY SCHWARTZ - The Age - Sunday 27 August 2000
An Afghan diplomat yesterday urged fellow Muslims in Australia not to be unduly influenced by international terrorist Osama bin Laden.
India to appoint special envoy on Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Indian wants to establish a key research center for Afghanistan affairs in New Delhi and appoint a special envoy on Afghanistan to represent the policy of the Indian government.
|Back to News Archirves of 2000|
Disclaimer: This news site is mostly a compilation of publicly accessible articles on the Web in the form of a link or saved news item. The news articles and commentaries/editorials are protected under international copyright laws. All credit goes to the original respective source(s).