More aid workers leave Kabul amid fears
KABUL, Dec 17 (Reuters) - More Western aid workers pulled out of the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday, fearing a backlash if the U.N. Security Council imposed new sanctions against
Afghans fear new UN sanctions will increase their misery
KABUL, Dec 17 (AFP) - Impoverished residents in war-scarred Kabul believe further UN sanctions would worsen their plight despite American claims they would be specifically targeted at the ruling Taliban.
US asks Pak to respect any new sanctions on Taliban
WASHINGTON (NNI): The US has asked Pakistan to respect any move by the United Nations to impose fresh sanctions against the Taliban in Afghanistan, as recommended by America and Russia.
Chance fades for strike against Bin Laden - UPI, Sat 16 Dec 2000
Dec. 15 (UPI) -- The Clinton Administration is retreating from preemptive strikes against terrorist Osama bin Laden, according to U.S. administration officials
BBC translator detained in Kabul - BBC
A translator at the BBC bureau in the Afghan capital, Kabul, has been detained by the Taleban authorities.
The translator, Abdul Saboor Salehzai, was taken from the BBC office earlier today Sat.
Afghan Taleban puts condition to free BBC employee
KABUL, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement said on Sunday it would release an arrested Afghan employee of the British Broadcasting
Iranian police kills seven Afghan bandits
TEHRAN, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Iranian police killed seven Afghan bandits in three days of clashes near the Afghanistan border, the governor of Khaf, in northeast Iran, said on Saturday.
Record stash of heroin seized in Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan (AP) -- Russian border guards in Tajikistan seized a record 180 kilograms (396 pounds) of heroin being smuggled from Afghanistan, officials said Saturday.
Dialogue with Kabul possible: Washington - DAWN
WASHINGTON, Dec 16: The United States is keeping the door open to negotiations with the Taliban but at the same time it has, in perhaps one of its bluntest comments
Ashkabad talks - The Nation editorial 12/17/00
THE failure of the talks between the Taliban and the Northern Alliance in Ashkabad does not necessarily mean irreparable damage to the chances of peace this year
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