Afghan Taliban replace unpopular Khost governor
Thursday, January 27 8:30 PM SGT
KHOST, Afghanistan, Jan 27 (AFP) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia said Thursday they have replaced the governor of Khost after complaints about his rule.
Afghan elders deny Taleban rift
Tribal leaders in the remote southeast of Afghanistan have categorically denied reports that they are threatening an uprising, against the authority of the Taleban administration in Kabul.
Khosts people threaten uprising against Taliban
ISLAMABAD (NNI): People of Khost have threatened to rise against Taliban for their alleged selling of state land to foreigners and sending the financial income out of the province, reports BBC.
Russia blasts Pakistan for ``terrorism'' links
By Gareth Jones
MOSCOW, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Russia accused Pakistan on Thursday of encouraging international terrorism and criticised its failure to condemn the Afghan Taleban movement's diplomatic recognition of breakaway Chechnya.
Report Links Bin Laden to Algerians
Thursday, January 27, 2000 9:59 AM EST
NEW YORK (AP) -- Investigators believe they have found links between Osama bin Laden and Algerians charged with plotting a terror attack in the United States, The New York Times reported today.
Iran sends humanitarian aid to Afghanistan
TEHRAN, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Iran has sent some 110 tonnes of humanitarian aid to refugees in areas held by opposition forces in neighbouring Afghanistan, the official IRNA news agency reported on Thursday.
five thousand afghan people desert home living in mountainous area
holy qom, jan. 27, irna -- at least five thousand afghan people from sar-e-pul province have deserted their homes in the town of sangcharik and are living in the mountainous area under critical conditions, shi'ite movement of afghanistan said on thursday.
Measles Kills 55 in Northern Afghanistan
Thursday, January 27, 2000 10:22 AM EST
ISLAMABAD (Jan. 27) XINHUA - Some 55 people have died and hundreds of others been affected due to outbreak of measles in northern Afghanistan's Samangan and Ghazni provinces, U.N. sources said Thursday.
CNN, Al-Jazira allowed to open offices in Kabul
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The ruling Taliban in Afghanistan have allowed the US television network, CNN and the Qatari television network, Al-Jazira to open their offices in Afghanistan, reports VOA.
Afghan FM calls for active UNDCP role in Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Taliban have urged the United Nations Drug Control Programme (UNDCP) to increase its activities in Afghanistan to deal with the drug problem in the war-ravaged country.
The Afghan problem
The News: Jang (Editorial)
The issues that mar Afghanistan and its relations with the world are many and dire. The question of peace has puzzled the world since the withdrawal of Soviet troops in the late 1980s. The Taliban's control of over 80 percent of the territory and
Terrorism: who's to define it?
By M. Sher Khan
IT WOULD be recalled that some years ago, US President Bill Clinton had declared a complete American economic and trade embargo on Iran "for sponsoring international terrorism." Significantly, the announcement came at a Jewish function, and
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