Afghanistan: Women under Taleban rule
By BBC Newsnight's Rebecca Milligan
There was outrage in the West when, in 1996, the Taleban movement took control of the Afghan capital, Kabul, and imposed its radical brand of Islam on the men and particularly the women of that once cosmopolitan city.
Eyewitness in Kandahar
"This way, we will resolve Kashmir quickly"
As the hijacked Indian Airlines Flight 814 landed in Kandahar on Dec. 25, Asiaweek Contributor Ayaz Gul was preparing to fly there from Islamabad. The next morning, he boarded a United Nations plane for Kabul. From the Afghan capital,
Post-hijacking scenario M.S. Qazi
On December 31, 1999 the eight-day long painful drama of hijacking of the Indian Airline Airbus IC814 came to a happy end; 160 passengers and crew of the plane were released by the hijackers. They reached New Delhi from Kandahar amidst
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