Afghanistan: Through veiled eyes
By Rebecca Milligan in Afghanistan
'Pull your scarves well over your head. Try not to be seen'.
For eight hours, we had been making our way in a mini-bus to Kabul on roads which had been mashed up by tanks.
Afghan Taliban Leader calls for anti-Russian Muslim unity
KABUL, Jan 8 (AFP) - The first day of the Muslim Eid-ul-Fitr festivals began here Saturday with the Supreme Taliban Leader Mulla Mohammad Omar calling for a univeral Muslim unity to stop Moscow's military operations in Chechnya.
Taleban seeks help from Beijing to lift UN sanctions
DAVID MURPHY in Beijing
South China Morning Post
The Taleban is seeking Chinese support in its efforts to break out of diplomatic isolation and end sanctions imposed by the United Nations.
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