UN Warns Afghanistan Women On Edict
Saturday, August 5 8:13 AM SGT
By EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press Writer
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The United Nations warned all Afghanistan women working for the world organization there to stay home for their own protection because of an edict by the country's ruling Taliban militia against women working.
U.N. Asks Its Female Employees in Afghanistan to Stay Home
Friday, August 04, 2000 6:14 PM EST
UNITED NATIONS (Aug. 4) XINHUA - The United Nations on Friday asked its female employees in Afghanistan to stay home out of concern of their safety.
UN urges its female Afghan employees to stay home
Aug 4 2000 2:39PM ET
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Afghan women working for the United Nations in Afghanistan were urged Friday to stay home out of concern for their safety after the ruling Taliban banned women from working for most aid groups.
Let women work, UN tells Taliban
The Times of India
UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations is again pressing Afghanistan's ruling Taliban to withdraw an edict banning Afghan women from working for UN and private humanitarian organisations, a spokesman said.
More Sanctions Sought on Taliban
Saturday, August 5 12:21 AM SGT
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States is joining forces with Russia in an effort to impose additional U.N. Security Council sanctions against Afghanistan for refusing to hand over suspected terrorist Osama bin Laden.
Taliban Leader Pleads for Peace
Friday, August 4 9:49 PM SGT
By AMIR SHAH, Associated Press Writer
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The reclusive leader of the Taliban militia that rules most of Afghanistan urged opposition fighters Friday to lay down their arms, but heavy fighting continued to rage in the north.
Terrorists in Afghanistan: Pakistan collecting evidence
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The government has started collecting evidence to substantiate the involvement of certain Pakistanis in terrorist activities and have taken shelter in Afghanistan, an Interior Ministry official said Friday.
EU grants aid to Afghanistan, Pak and Iran
The Times of India
BRUSSELS: The European Union granted 5.5 million euros in humanitarian aid on Friday to Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran to help people worst affected by drought.
Wedding could open Yemeni door for Osama
By Mahendra Ved
The Times of India News Service
NEW DELHI: Married to a young Yemeni girl, Saudi millionaire-militant Osama bin Laden may be looking for another safe haven, probably in Yemen, should Afghanistan become too hot.
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