Afghan Taleban wants Bush to block new sanctions
KABUL, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement on Thursday wished a "big congratulation" to George Bush for winning the U.S. presidency and urged him to block fresh U.N. sanctions against the Islamic militia.
Taliban press Bush to revise US policy on Afghanistan
KABUL, Dec 14 (AFP) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia said Thursday it hoped US president-elect George W. Bush would resolve the countries' differences through talks rather than sanctions.
U.N. Security Council Considers Further Sanctions on Taliban
UNITED NATIONS (Dec. 13) XINHUA - The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday held consultations on the proposed further sanctions on the Taliban, the largest warring party in Afghanistan.
Afghan sides ready for more talks next year
By Marat Gurt
ASHGABAT, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's warring factions have agreed to peace talks in January under the aegis of the United Nations after holding informal discussions in Turkmenistan on Wednesday.
U.S. Vows Campaign Against Taliban
By BARRY SCHWEID, AP Diplomatic Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Declaring Afghanistan is ``a haven of lawlessness,'' the State Department's counterterrorism chief vowed Wednesday an all-out diplomatic
U.S. says danger to Americans rises in Afghanistan
WASHINGTON, Dec 13 (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday renewed advice that U.S. citizens avoid Afghanistan, saying the risk of violence against Americans had increased because of the possibility of stronger U.N. sanctions.
China Calls for Early Solution to Afghan Issue
BEIJING (Dec. 14) XINHUA - China has been attentive to the development of the situation in Afghanistan and hopes to see an early solution to the Afghan issue.
Osama bin Laden allocated 20 mln dlrs for Uzbek militants
MOSCOW, December 14 (Itar-Tass) - International terrorist Osama bin Laden has allocated some 20 million dollars for the upkeep and training of militants -- members of the Islamic movement
Oxfam warns UN against more Afghan sanctions
ISLAMABAD, Dec 14 (AFP) - In another sign of mounting opposition to UN sanctions against Afghanistan, British relief agency Oxfam Thursday urged the Security Council to rethink its plans to tighten restrictions.
Three more UN officials leave Afghanistan
By Ayaz Gul - The News Int.
ISLAMABAD: Three more UN personnel left Kabul for Pakistan on Tuesday, including two officials of the United Nations Special Mission for Afghanistan (UNSMA), an official said here. Foreign aid
Taliban assure protection to UN officials
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The UN Coordinator for Humanitarian Aid to Afghanistan, Erik de Mul has said that the UN would not pull out its officials from Afghanistan as Taliban have assured protection to them.
No compromise on sovereignty: Taliban
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Taliban have said that they would never compromise on independence, sovereignty and national interests.
Pakistan congratulates Bush, hopes for peace
ISLAMABAD, Dec 14 (Reuters) - President Mohammad Rafiq Tarar and military ruler General Pervez Musharraf, who uses the title chief executive, sent messages to the new U.S.
Once again Kabul is overplaying its hand
Frontier Post editorial 12/13/2000
Every time the Taliban address the world community, they betray acolossal lack of sense of occasion, propriety---even proportion.
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