Top Afghan Opposition Leader Defects to Taliban
09:29 a.m. Jan 10, 2000 Eastern
KABUL, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A top commander fighting with Afghan opposition forces led by Ahmad Shah Masood defected to the ruling Taliban movement Monday, but the move was not seen as a major setback for Masood.
Hostage Confirms Hijackers' Photos
Monday, January 10, 2000 10:31 AM EST
BOMBAY, India (AP) -- A former hostage said today that she recognized the faces of the men who hijacked an Indian Airlines plane in photographs distributed by the Indian government.
iran sends humanitarian aid for afghan refugees
dushanbe, jan. 9, irna -- the humanitarian supplies provided by the islamic republic of iran's red crescent society for homeless
Freed cleric vows to fight on
A Pakistani cleric who was freed by Delhi in exchange for hostages on board a hijacked airliner has vowed to continue fighting Indian forces in Kashmir.
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