Another blast at Pakistan Embassy in Kabul
ISLAMABAD, July 17 (Kyodo) - The Pakistan Embassy in Kabul was rocked by a bomb blast early Monday, further damaging the building that had been hit by a similar blast a week earlier, an Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) report said Monday.
Blast rocks Pakistani diplomat's house in Kabul
KABUL, July 17 (AFP) - A bomb blast shook a Pakistani diplomat's residence in Kabul Monday in the second such attack in eight days, causing minor structural damage but no casualties, officials said.
Football tour cut short By Owen Bennett-Jones in Islamabad/BBC
A Pakistani football team that went to play some matches in the Afghan city of Kandahar has returned home after being arrested for wearing shorts.
The Taleban authorities said the wearing of shorts during a match violated the Islamic dress code.
'Loya Jirga' team arrives Monday amid low hopes
By Tahir Khan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): A delegation of the former Afghan King Zahir Shah arrives in Islamabad on Monday (July 17) for talks with Pakistani officials on the convening traditional 'Loya Jirga' to find out a peaceful of Afghan conflict.
U.N official discusses Afghan ban on working women
KABUL, July 16 (Reuters) - The United Nations on Sunday began formal talks with Afghanistan's ruling Taleban to persuade them to reverse their ban on Afghan women working for international relief agencies, officials said.
Taliban not to give shelter to Pakistanís enemies
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Talibanís supreme leader Mulla Muhammad Omar has said that Taliban would never give shelter to the terrorists, enemies and opponents of Pakistan.
Taliban ask Pakistan to check miscreantsí activities at border
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghanistanís ruling Taliban have asked Pakistan to check the activities of miscreants creating problems for Afghanistan.
Drought emergency warning in Kandahar
The governor of Kandahar province in Afghanistan, Mullah Mohammad Hasan Rahmani, says water shortages in the province are becoming an emergency because of one of the worst droughts to hit the country in three decades.
British businessmen strike deal to put Taliban on-line
Daily Telegraph By Julian West - 7/16/00
TWO British businessmen are to install mobile telephones in Afghanistan - a mountainous, earthquake-prone country that is at war - and link its mullahs to the internet.
India, Iran to discuss Gas pipeline, Afghan conflicts
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Energy, security and Afghanistan will be discussed besides other things during the next weekís wide ranging talks between India and Iran, daily Hindu reported on Sunday.
Champion of decency defies Taliban zealots
BBC News By John Simpson - 7/16/00
TO the more extreme Taliban who run Afghanistan, Mary MacMakin is an American spy who has undermined Islamic society by promoting the education and advancement of women. Last week she was arrested, held in a Kabul jail for three days, then thrown out of the country.
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