Afghan opposition concedes loss, says Pakistani fighters involved
Jan 28 10:49 PM SGT
KABUL, Jan 28 (AFP) - Afghanistan's anti-Taiban opposition Friday conceded it had lost ground in the northern province of Sar-i-Pul and accused the ruling militia of using fighters from Pakistan in the attack.
Taleban captures opposition stronghold
Taleban forces in Afghanistan have made further gains in their fighting against the opposition forces of Ahmad Shah Massood.
Land dispute heightens tension between Taliban, tribal elders
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Tension between Afghanistan ruling Taliban and tribal elders over land dispute has increased in the southern province of Khost province.
Police collecting information about Afghan nationals in capital
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The interior ministry has started collecting information and statistics of the Afghan nationals living in the capital.
Afghan opposition appeals for aid for displaced
KABUL, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Afghan opposition forces on Friday called on the international community to dispatch urgent aid for thousands of families displaced by an offensive by the ruling Taleban movement in the country's north.
Fund squeeze threatens UN agricultural campaign in Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD, Jan 28 (AFP) - United Nations agencies handling a livestock and crop development campaign in war-battered Afghanistan warned Friday their programme faced clsoure because of a serious funding problem.
Paucity of UN funds threatens Afghan agriculture
ISLAMABAD, Jan 28 (Reuters) - A cash crisis is threatening a crucial agriculture and livestock programme in Afghanistan run by the United Nations, U.N. officials said on Friday.
Inderfurth Remarks on Rights of Women and Girls in Afghanistan
US Dept. of State
"Promoting human rights, particularly the rights of women and girls, is one of our highest priorities in Afghanistan today," Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia Karl Inderfurth said in remarks to the New York Council on Foreign Relations
A foreign policy that can't be changed
Friday Times (Opinion)
Vol XI, No. 46, Regd No. CPL-116
Jan 28-Feb 3, 2000
After the big change that took place in Islamabad on October 12 last year, most analysts thought Pakistan needed an overhaul of policies. The most pressing crisis was economic, but it was tied up with debt-servicing and expenditures connected with
Harkatul Mujahideen disowns Masood Azhar
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Chief of Harkat-ul-Mujahideen Fazl-ur-Rehman Khalil has disowned Maulana Masood Azhar, who was freed by India on the demand of hijackers of the Indian plane for the release of 160 hostages.
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