Taleban threaten reprisals against UN sanctions
KABUL, Dec 10 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement threatened on Sunday to boycott any U.N.-sponsored peace talks and shut down the U.N.
ANALYSIS-Sanctions on Afghanistan will pressure Pakistan
By Jack Redden
ISLAMABAD, Dec 10 (Reuters) - The expected tightening of U.N. sanctions against Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement will hit Pakistan, one of the militant Islamic
Taliban angrily react to US-Russian move for sanctions
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghanistan's Taliban Saturday angrily reacted to a joint US-Russian resolution tabled in the UN Security Council for imposition of more sanctions
JUI warns US against attack on Afghanistan - DAWN
SWABI, Dec 9: The Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam leaders on Friday warned the US and Russia against attack on Afghanistan. Speaking at a protest demonstration at Swabi Chowk here
Conference in Turkmenistan discusses Afghanistan
ASHGABAT, December 9 (Itar-Tass) - A conference timed to the fifth anniversary of Turkmenistan's neutral status opened on Saturday in Turkmen capital Ashgabat.
Taliban, opposition hold indirect talks in Turkmenistan - FP
ASHKHABAD (Agencies) - Taliban and the opposition Northern Alliance began indirect peace talks Saturday in Ashkhabad, where they were both attending celebrations of Turkmenistan’s neutral status.
Afghan Women's Protest Turns Violent
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) - Pakistani police fired tear gas and beat protesters with steel-tipped sticks during a demonstration Sunday against Afghanistan's hardline Taliban rulers and their policies on women.
Trafficking flourishes on Afghan drug route
By David Filipov, Globe Staff, 12/9/2000
ON THE PYANDZH RIVER, Tajikistan - As soon as he spied his quarry, Lieutenant Alexander Zinchenko took off his boots, rolled up his pants, and plunged into the icy shallow rapids
Taliban's warrior academy awaits US missile strike
Esther Oxford, Islamabad - Times
AT Pakistan's largest school for Taliban Islamic fundamentalists, 2,500 boys and young men training for jihad, or holy war, were bracing themselves last week for an American
Nawaz Sharif begins exile - BBC
Deposed Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has arrived in Saudi Arabia after being pardoned by the military ruler who ousted him last year.
There is little appreciation of what might follow if the Taliban fall
The News: Jang-Editorial 12/9/00
The Washington-Moscow sponsored move to stiffen the existing sanctions regime against the Taliban has brought back into the limelight the issues of civil war in Afghanistan and the presence of Osama bin Laden there
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