War atrocities, human rights abuses rampant in Afghanistan: US report
Saturday, February 26 8:23 AM SGT
WASHINGTON, Feb 25 (AFP) - Trapped by civil war and political instability, the people of Afghanistan continue to suffer large-scale human rights abuses, according to a US report on global human rights violations released Friday.
UN envoy hoping to rekindle peace effort in Afghanistan
Saturday, February 26 7:10 AM SGT
UNITED NATIONS, Feb 25 (AFP) - The new United Nations envoy to Afghanistan said Friday that he hoped to rekindle the support of six neighbouring countries in seeking an end to the civil war there.
U.S. criticizes Pakistan for lack of civilian rule
Release at 2 p.m. EST (1900 GMT)
WASHINGTON, Feb 25 (Reuters) - With President Bill Clinton weighing whether to visit Pakistan next month, the U.S. State Department on Friday criticised the military government there for not setting elections after last year's coup.
U.N. plans to repatriate 200,000 Afghan refugees
ISLAMABAD, Feb 25 (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Friday it aimed to repatriate 200,000 Afghan refugees from Pakistan and Iran this year.
main factions in afghan conflict welcome khatami's initiative
united nations, new york, feb 25, irna -- permanent representative of the islamic government of afghanistan to the united nations, rawan farhadi and head of the taliban delegation to the un, abdul-hakim mudjahid on thursday welcomed new initiative
The Friday Times - Vol XI, No. 52, February 25-March 2, 2000
Salman Hussein goes to the Binori Town mosque to see why it has become so important since the rise of the Taliban in Afghanistan
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