21 Die in Afghan Bus Accident
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A crowded passenger bus slipped off a rugged mountain road near the capital Kabul and fell into a river, killing 21 people
UN staff return to Afghanistan
The United Nations has decided to send its international staff back into Afghanistan.
This follows reports that the security situation has not deteriorated in response to the Security Council's move to impose fresh sanctions on the Taleban authorities.
UN Workers Start Returning to Kabul
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- U.N. international employees began returning to Afghanistan on Sunday after the ruling Taliban militia guaranteed they would not face a violent backlash because of newly proposed sanctions.
Pakistan asks Taliban to extradite 60 fugitives
KABUL, Dec 24 (AFP) - Pakistani Interior Minister Moinuddin Haider will ask Afghanistan's ruling Taliban to hand over around 60 people wanted by Islamabad during a visit there next month, officials said Sunday.
Vigilance on Afghan border to be stepped up
World urged to expand help for DPs - Ahmer Kureishi
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Saturday decided to step up vigilance on Pak-Afghan border to prevent illegal entry from Afghanistan, and urged the international community to
Taliban free 190 Afghan opposition prisoners
KABUL, Dec 24 (AFP) - Taliban Supreme Leader Mullah Mohammad Omar Sunday released 190 Afghan opposition prisoners to allow them to celebrate the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr with their families, a report here said.
Ex-ISI chief Hamid Gul banned from entering Britain - South Nexis
KARACHI, Dec 24: The former chief of the Pakistan military's Inter-Services Intelligence on Saturday said Britain had banned his entry to the country because of his support to Kashmiri militants.
Millennium terrorists had planned three-pronged attack, official says
Sunday, December 24, 2000, The Washington Post
WASHINGTON - Islamic militants headed by Osama bin Laden appear to have planned a spectacular three-country attack last January that would have included multiple bombings in Jordan
Osama resents restrictions made by Taliban - Times of India
ISLAMABAD: The international terrorist mastermind, Osama Bin Laden, whose presence in Afghanistan has caused United Nations sanctions against the country's Taliban rulers,
US not to compromise on Osama: James Rubin
ISLAMABAD (NNI): A former US Assistant Secretary of States, James Rubin has ruled out reconciliation between the US and the Taliban unless Osama bin Laden is handed over to Washington.
UN flayed for sanctions against Taliban - DAWN
GUJRANWALA, Dec 23: The Pakistan Shariat Council and other religious parties on Saturday condemned the sanctions imposed by the United Nation against the Taliban in Afghanistan.
T-shirts with supporting words for Osama offend Nike
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The sports manufacturer Nike has said that the sale of printed T-shirts with the company logos bearing supporting words for Osma bin Ladin in Pakistan and Afghanistan offended it highly, reports BBC.
Nursing School Attempts to Make Inroads
John Donnelly, Boston Globe Sunday, December 24, 2000
Kandahar, Afghanistan -- The Taliban official leaned forward. He had a request: If Americans wanted to help Afghans, he said, one way would be to improve their health care.
Iranian humanitarian aid distributed among Afghan refugees
Dushanbe, Dec 24, IRNA -- Humanitarian aid sent recently by the Islamic Republic of Iran was distributed among 10,000 refugees from northern Afghanistan stationed on a number of islands in a
Islamic values made US stronger: Clinton
ISLAMABAD (APP)–President Clinton, in his Eid-ul-Fitr message, has expressed hope that the next year will be a time of "reconciliation and peace."
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