Afghan Taleban shuts UN mission, boycotts US goods
ISLAMABAD, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement said on Wednesday it was shutting down a U.N. special mission to the country and would boycott U.S.
Afghan Taleban condemn new U.N. Council sanctions
By Tahir Ikram
ISLAMABAD, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taleban condemned on Wednesday the new U.N. Security Council sanctions saying the movement could not be forced to surrender Saudi-born militant Osama bin Laden
Afghan minister labels Annan a hypocrite
KABUL, Dec 20 (AFP) - Taliban Foreign Minister Wakil Ahmad Mutawakel on Wednesday called United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan a hypocrite and an "underling" of the United States and Russia.
Afghan Taliban furious over UN sanctions
KABUL, Dec 20 (AFP) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia angrily denounced tougher UN sanctions Wednesday and accused the world body of being an enemy of Islam.
Afghans Bemoan Fresh U.N. Sanctions
By AMIR SHAH
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - As the sun rose over the snow-peaked mountains that surround Afghanistan's war-ruined capital, hundreds of people waited in frigid
U.N. threatens new sanctions on Taliban
NEW YORK, Dec. 20 (Kyodo) - The U.N. Security Council on Tuesday threatened new sanctions on Afghanistan's ruling Taliban authorities in a bid to pressure them to turn over alleged international terrorist Osama bin Laden
Embargo on arms deliveries to Taliban fully grounded
UNITED NATIONS, December 20 (Itar-Tass) - The unilateral character of the embargo on arms deliveries to the Taliban movement is fully grounded, because "the Talibs have never given up the idea
Pakistan to abide by UN curbs on Afghanistan
Sattar says sanctions to spell disaster for people - Fakhar-ur- Rehman Frontier Pos
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan will abide by the fresh UN sanctions imposed on Afghanistan, Foreign Minister Abdus Sattar, said this on Tuesday. Addressing a Press conference here he said:
WFP Transports Food to Afghanistan Through Iran
TEHRAN (Dec. 20) XINHUA - The World Food Program (WFP) has begun sending food aid to famine-threatened Afghanistan through Iran with permission from Tehran, said a press release issued here by WFP on Wednesday.
$2.5m funding for Afghan de-mining - F.P. Report Updated on 12/20/2000
ISLAMABAD - Fresh donations by Denmark, the Netherlands, Germany, Austria and the United States aggregating to US$ 2.5 million have cushioned the budget shortfall of the United Nations
Bush and South Asia - By Dr. Jassim Taqui - Frontier Post Opinion
The people of Pakistan had virtually prayed for the success of theRepublican George W. Bush. Both on the people and government level , there is a perception that Pakistan might get a fairer deal from the Republicans.
India will be unrivalled regional power in S. Asia by 2015: Study
S. Rajagopalan (Washington, December 19) Hindustan times
INDIA WILL be the "unrivalled regional power" in South Asia by 2015, while Pakistan will be "more fractious, isolated and dependent on international financial assistance", says an omnibus US intelligence study.
Masood accused of executing commander, five others
The News: Jang
By our correspondent
PESHAWAR: Afghan opposition leader Ahmad Shah Masood has been accused of executing a military commander, Abdul Hameed Akhundzada, and five of his men on cooked charges.
Moin to visit Kabul seeking hiding terrorists
The News: Jang
By Rana Jawad
LAHORE: Against the backdrop of intelligence reports fearing a series of terrorist attacks, Pakistan will push Afghanistan's Taliban government hard to hand over 23 terrorists involved in sectarian killings,
UN Security Council Slaps Arms Embargo on Afghanistan's Taliban
United Nations, Dec. 19 (Bloomberg) -- The United Nations Security Council imposed an arms embargo and tightened other sanctions on Afghanistan's ruling Taliban for refusing to hand over wanted Saudi extremist Osama bin Laden.
UN Council imposes new sanctions against Taliban
By Evelyn Leopold
UNITED NATIONS, Dec 19 (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council on Tuesday imposed an arms embargo and other sanctions on Afghanistan's Taliban rulers until
UN imposes tough sanctions on Taleban - BBC
The United Nations Security Council has imposed a new range of sanctions on Afghanistan's Taleban rulers.
UN: Afghans Must Surrender Bin Laden
Story Filed: Tuesday, December 19, 2000 5:36 PM EST
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The Security Council voted Tuesday to impose broad sanctions on Afghanistan's Taliban rulers unless they close ``terrorist'' training camps and surrender U.S. embassy bombing suspect Osama bin Laden.
Afghan Taliban chief Omar: "commander of the faithful"
Wednesday, December 20 6:49 AM SGT
KABUL, Dec 20 (AFP) - Mullah Mohammad Omar, the founder and leader of Afghanistan's ruling Taliban milita, is a battle-hardened recluse and self-proclaimed protector of Islam.
Osama bin Laden: Wanted terrorist, Islamic hero
KABUL, Dec 20 (AFP) - Millionaire Saudi dissident and indicted terrorist Osama bin Laden is proving a very difficult "guest" of the Taliban Islamic militia which rules Afghanistan
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