Taliban caution Britain over asylum plea by Afghan passengers
Sunday, February 13 4:28 PM SGT
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, Feb 13 (AFP) - Afghanistan's Taliban Foreign Minister Wakil Ahmad Mutawakel Sunday cautioned Britain against granting political asylum to passengers freed from a hijacked Afghan plane in London.
Taliban Warns Britain of Terrorism
By Amir Shah
Associated Press Writer
Sunday, Feb. 13, 2000; 4:57 a.m. EST
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan –– Afghanistan's Taliban rulers warned Britain Sunday that granting asylum to former hostages in an Afghan airline hijacking would encourage terrorism.
Afghan plane passengers not set for Pakistan: Britain
Sunday, February 13 9:16 AM SGT
LONDON, Feb 13 (AFP) - Britain denied reports Sunday that it wanted to send hostages freed from a hijacked Afghan plane to a third country such as Pakistan, after scores of former hostages were moved to a temporary immigration centre.
Britain Asks Russia, Pakistan to Take in Afghanis
Sunday, February 13, 2000 12:18 AM EST
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has asked Russia and Pakistan if they will take in 125 Afghani hijack-hostage asylum seekers it wants to deport, the Home Office said.
UK Says It Won't Force Afghans to Third Country
Sunday, February 13, 2000 4:47 AM EST
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has discussed the fate of the freed Afghan hijack hostages with several countries near Afghanistan but will not transfer any of them against their will, the Foreign Office said Sunday.
Taleban want hostages back
Afghanistan's Taleban rulers have warned Britain that granting asylum to former hostages from the airliner hijacked to London will encourage terrorism.
Musharraf to discuss curbs, Afghan peace talks
to visit Kabul next week
From SIKANDER HAYAT
ISLAMABAD - Chief Executive General Pervez Musharraf is likely to visit Afghanistan towards the end of next week, mainly to exchange views on how Kabul can secure waiver from the alleged terrorism-triggered United Nation sanctions.
Afghan Boy Executes Father's Killer
The Associated Press
Sunday, Feb. 13, 2000; 10:07 a.m. EST
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan –– Thousands of people watched Sunday as a 10-year-old boy publicly executed a man convicted by an Islamic court of murdering his father.
Osama appears in Jalalabad
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Saudi dissident Osama-bin-Laden appeared in Afghanistans eastern town of Jalalabad after he arrived in the city from Talibans headquarters of southern Kandahar, media reported Saturday.
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