Taliban give US aid worker 24 hours to leave Afghanistan
KABUL, July 12 (AFP) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia on Wednesday gave detained US aid worker Mary MacMakin 24 hours to leave the country where she has lived for more than 30 years, or she will be deported, officials said.
Taleban expel US aid worker - BBC - 7/12/2000
The Taleban authorities in Afghanistan have ordered an American aid worker, Mary MacMakin, to leave the country within 24 hours.
Ms MacMakin is in her seventies and has spent many years working in Afghanistan.
UN officials visit US aid worker jailed in Afghanistan
KABUL, July 11 (AFP) - Two UN officials late Tuesday met with US aid worker Mary Macmakin and her Afghan colleagues, who have been arrested by the ruling Taliban militia on unspecified charges, aid workers said.
Pakistan's changing attitude may hurt Taliban
By ANWAR IQBAL
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, July 11 (UPI) -- Facing international pressure to fight Muslim militancy both at home and in neighboring Afghanistan, Pakistan's military government has taken steps that may lead to a confrontation with Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia.
UN envoy to discuss Taliban work restrictions on Afghan women
Tehran, July 12, IRNA -- United Nations Coordinator for Afghanistan Eric de Mul will travel to Kandahar to discuss with Taliban officials their recent edict prohibiting Afghan women from working with
Afghan opposition accuses Pak army of supporting Taliban
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The embassy of the deposed Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani in Tehran has urged world community to take serious and early steps for checking Pakistan army interference in the internal affairs of Afghanistan and Islamabad direct support to the Taliban, reports
No intention for fresh offensive: Taliban
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Taliban have said that they do not want to launch fresh offensive against the opposition northern alliance as they believe in peaceful settlement of the conflict.
Pakistan to help build road structure in Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Pakistan and the Taliban Tuesday agreed to extend cooperation on road transportation between the two countries.
Taliban assure security to foreign diplomats
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghanistan's ruling Taliban have assured complete security to the foreign diplomats in the Afghan capital Kabul saying the incidents like bomb blast in Pakistan embassy are no threat to security of the city.
Kabul blast - DAWA editorial - 7/12
MYSTERY surrounds the bomb blast that on Monday ripped off a portion of the roof of the Pakistan embassy in Kabul and broke a few dozen windows in the neighbourhood. Mercifully, none was hurt, mainly because the explosion occurred early in the morning
Afghan war may disrupt WFP aid activities
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The World Food Programme has feared that the eruption of war in Afghanistan would disrupt its operations of providing relief aid to the drought stricken Afghans, reports VOA.
50,000 Afghans repatriated to their homeland
Tehran, July 12, IRNA -- The number of Afghans who have voluntarily returned to their homeland has hit 50,000, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) reported here on Tuesday.
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