US Denies Giving Ultimatum to Taliban over Bin Laden
As Pressure Mounts, “Targeted Sanctions” Expected Against Taliban Despite Pakistani Lobbying
By Omar Samad
WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2000 - AAR - The Clinton Administration is gradually tightening pressure on the Taliban regime, but a spokesman denied that the United
Afghans observe Ramadan with empty stomachs
Friday, December 1 9:10 AM SGT
KABUL, Dec 1 (AFP) - In Afghanistan, one of the world's most religious countries, people are observing the Muslim holy month of Ramadan with empty stomachs.
Sanction Fears Sink Afghan Currency
Friday, December 1 4:52 AM SGT
By AMIR SHAH, Associated Press Writer
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Afghanistan lashed out at the United States on Thursday, accusing it of using its hunt for terrorist suspect Osama bin Laden as an excuse for new sanctions against Kabul's Islamic rulers.
U.S. Officials Pressure Taliban
Friday, December 1 6:25 AM SGT
By BARRY SCHWEID, AP Diplomatic Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Clinton administration will keep talking to the Taliban militia but is now looking for U.N. help in getting its hands on suspected terrorist kingpin Osama bin Laden.
U.S. Trying to Pry Bin Laden Out of Afghanistan
Thursday November 30 11:10 PM ET
By Tabassum Zakaria
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is trying to tighten pressure on Afghanistan's ruling Taliban to evict Osama bin Laden, one of America's most wanted suspects, after past efforts failed to force him from his sanctuary.
Arms embargo on Taliban likely: US-Russia move to strengthen Northern Alliance
By Masood Haider
UNITED NATIONS, Nov 29: The Russian federation and the United States are working jointly to table a resolution in the UN Security Council which would impose
Annan says he plans to strengthen UN presence in Afghanistan
Voila News UK
UNITED NATIONS (AFP) - - UN Secretary General Kofi Annan said Thursday that he planned to increase the UN presence in Afghanistan and neighboring states in the hope of promoting talks
Pakistani paper sees `allied forces' attack on Afghanistan
Islamabad, Nov 30, IRNA -- A Pakistani newspaper on Thursday said: "a new attack on Afghanistan is likely under the UN mandate." Quoting diplomatic sources, "The Frontier Post" said that this
European Parliament calls for Taleban isolation
The European Parliament has called on European Union member states to isolate the Taleban regime in Afghanistan, and for Pakistan to halt immediately its military support for Kabul.
Taliban movement to continue aid to Chechen separatists
Friday, December 01, 2000 3:14 AM EST
ISLAMABAD, December 1 (Itar-Tass) - Afghan Taliban bosses intend to continue support for Chechen separatists, said on Thursday ambassador of the Taliban administration in Islamabad Abdul Salam Zaif.
Border troops on alert on Tajikistan-Afghanistan border
Thursday, November 30, 2000 3:36 AM EST
DUSHANBE, November 30 (Itar-Tass) -- An intensive gun fire duel was registered in Afghan territory, a mere 500 metres from the border with Tajikistan by the border troops at the Pyandj
U.N. Envoy on Afghanistan Ends Visit to India
Thursday, November 30, 2000 1:37 PM EST
UNITED NATIONS (Nov. 30) XINHUA - The personal representative of the U.N. Secretary-General on Afghanistan, Francesc Vendrell, has concluded a two-day visit to India,
Afghan Taleban Northern Oil Field Exceeds Revenue Target
30 Nov 2000 00:00:00
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Text of report by Afghan Taleban radio from Balkh Province on 29th November The deputy minister of mines and industries, esteemed Qari Hamdollah, accompanied by
Taliban accuse UN of becoming extension of US Govt
Islamabad, Nov 30, IRNA -- The Taliban envoy in Pakistan, Mulla Abdul Salam Zaeef on Thursday alleged that the United Nations had become `an extension of the foreign policy apparatus of USA.'
WFP releases report about labour market of Afghanistan
Islamabad, Dec 1, IRNA -- The World Food Programme (WFP), on Friday, released a report about the labour market of Afghanistan, depicting a gloomy picture of the war battered Afghan economy.
Switzerland to host conference on relief for Afghanistan
Vienna, Dec. 1, IRNA -- The Swiss government is preparing for an international aid conference for Afghanistan next week. It marks the
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