Afghan Gunmen Kill 7 UN Aid Workers
Sunday, August 06, 2000 12:39 PM EDT
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Gunmen shot and killed 12 people, including seven Afghans working for the United Nations' mine clearing agency, in western Herat province, an aid worker said Sunday.
Opposition says Taliban jet downed as fighting rages in north Afghanistan
Monday, August 7 12:15 AM SGT
KABUL, Aug 6 (AFP) - Opposition forces using a Stinger missile Sunday shot down a Taliban jet as fighting intensified in northeastern Afghanistan, with the ruling militia trying to advance on the opposition stronghold of Taloqan, opposition sources said.
Afghan Opposition Claims Advances
Saturday, August 05, 2000 1:13 PM EDT
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) -- Afghan opposition fighters claimed Saturday to have seized territory from forces of the ruling Taliban in clashes that killed 70 Taliban soldiers.
Relief from the Taliban
A BOSTON GLOBE EDITORIAL
The recent imposition of a ban on Afghan women working for international relief agencies should serve as an alert to US policy makers, who too often seem to view the Taliban regime through the prism of their obsession with Osama bin Laden, the rich
European Commission clears $5.5 million aid for drought victims in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran
ISLAMABAD (August 6) : The European Commission has cleared humanitarian aid for Afghanistan ($ 3.89 million), Pakistan ($ 1.21 million) and Iran ($ 400 000) to assist the most vulnerable people affected by drought.
Saremi's killing, a crime against humanity: Afghan envoy
NEW DELHI (NNI): The killing of the IRNA journalist, Mr. Mahmoud Saremi, along with eight other Iranian Foreign Ministry personnel in Mazar-e-Sharif by Taliban militia two years ago is a crime against humanity, said the Afghan ambassador here.
Annan urges Taliban to reconsider ban on women working for UN
Tehran, Aug. 6, IRNA -- Reacting to a ban imposed by the Taliban leadership against women working for the United Nations and non-governmental organizations in Afghanistan, Secretary-General Kofi Annan over the weekend urged the Taliban to
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