Afghan humanitarian flight 'banned'
By Kate Clark in Kabul
The Taleban has accused the United Nations and the German Government of banning the national Afghan airline, Ariana, from flying a group of sick Afghan children back home from Germany.
U.N. Concerned Over Afghan Killing of Mine Clearers
Monday, August 07, 2000 1:49 PM EST
UNITED NATIONS (Aug. 7) XINHUA - The United Nations was deeply concerned over the ambush and murder of seven Afghans who had been working to clear landmines, A U.N. spokesman said here on Monday.
Brutal Killing of UN Employees
The Islamic State of Afghanistan strongly condemns the brutal gunning down on Saturday, August 5, 2000 of UN aid workers on the road between Badghis and Heraat Provinces, in the Taliban-occupied western part of Afghanistan, al
Afghani athletes confident of making it to Olympics
The Times of India
SYDNEY: Afghani diplomats were involved in last-ditch negotiations on Monday to ensure athletes from Afghanistan were allowed to compete at the Sydney 2000 Olympics. Mahmoud Saikal, Afghanistan's honorary consul-general to
US to step up action against Taliban
Washington - The United States, commemorating the two US embassy bombings in East Africa, said on Monday the United Nations could impose an arms embargo and other new sanctions on the
Afghan militia warn of Islamic backlash to more sanctions
Tuesday, August 8 5:47 PM SGT
KABUL, Aug 8 (AFP) - The Taliban on Tuesday warned that more sanctions against Afghanistan would spark a global Islamic backlash and destroy any chance for negotiations over a trial of alleged terrorist Osama bin Laden.
Pakistan calls for cease-fire in Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Pakistan Monday called for a cease-fire in Afghanistan and urged the warring factions to sit together and find out a negotiated settlement of the conflict.
Taliban Arms Embargo Contemplated
Monday, August 07, 2000 7:52 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Stepping up its campaign against the Taliban government in Afghanistan, the Clinton administration said Monday it is discussing with other U.N. Security Council members the possibility of imposing an arms embargo against
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