Plane hijackers received new weapons in Afghanistan: French hostages
NICE, France, Jan 2 (AFP) - The three French hostages among 160 people held on board an Indian Airlines plane for eight days said Sunday that the Muslim hijackers appeared to receive new weapons when the plane landed in Afghanistan.
India accuses Pakistan over hijack
The Indian Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, has accused Pakistan of being behind the recent hijacking of an Indian Airlines plane to Afghanistan with 155 people on board.
Inmate Freed by India Calls Family
Wednesday, January 03, 2000 6:02 AM EST
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) -- One of three prisoners freed by India to end an eight-day hijacking crisis in Afghanistan made a telephone call to his family in Pakistan, a family member said today.
Hijacked plane for sale
NEW DELHI (NNI): Indian Airlines (IA) wants to sell the Airbus A-300 which was hijacked by on Christmas eve and commandeered to Kandahar in Afghanistan.
Taliban ask world to help end Afghans miseries
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The Afghanistan ruling Taliban on Sunday urged the world community to help mitigate the sufferings of the people of Afghanistan, and play their role for the reconstruction of the war-torn country.
Pak envoy discusses Afghan Transit Trade with Taliban
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Pakistan ambassador to Afghanistan Aziz Khan has held talks with senior Taliban officials in Kabul to solve controversy over the Afghan Transit Trade, reports reaching here said Sunday.
Passenger depicted as hijacker demands apology
KATHMANDU (NNI): The passenger described by Indian media as one of the hijackers denounced the baseless reports about him on his return here Saturday.
'Hijackers may get refuge in Sudan, Nigeria'
NEW DELHI (Internews)-The three dreaded militants released by the Indian government in exchange of 160-odd Indian hostages are likely to get asylum either in Afghanistan or Pakistan after spending some time in
Taliban deny hijackers entry into Pakistan
The Taliban spokesman, Maulana Abdul Hai Mutmain has said that the hijackers of the Indian Airlines Airbus, the hijacking drama of which ended on Friday last week, have left Afghanistan and denied strongly that
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