Taliban Jet Fire Kills 3 Civilians
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Taliban jets pounded northern Afghanistan Sunday in a fresh round of fighting that killed three civilians and wounded seven others, opposition soldiers said.
Taleban rules out lifting TV ban
The Taleban will continue the TV blackout - BBC 7/23
A senior official in Afghanistan's Taleban Government has denied reports that the Islamist state is considering lifting its ban on television.
Afghan FM criticize Inderfurths remarks
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghanistan ruling Taliban have lashed out at the United States Assistant Secretary Karl Inderfurth about his outbursts against the ruling Islamic militia and asked Washington to desist from issuing baseless and irresponsible
Talibans support vital for success of Loya Jirga: Inderfurth
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The US Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia, Karl Inderfurth has said that the success of the Loya Jirga would be possible when the Taliban realize that the Afghan conflict could not be resolved militarily and agree on the
Arrest of Afghan commander criticised
ISLAMABAD (NNI): A retired Pakistani General, Anwar Sher who claims to be working for peace and national reconciliation in Afghanistan has criticized the arrest of a commander of the former Afghan Mujahideen Abdul Qahir Shariati
US policy on Afghanistan may favour India
Udayan Namboodiri (New Delhi, July 23) Hindustan Times
INDIA CAN extract some satisfaction from Washington's July 20th announcement, which seems to be the breaking of a new United States policy era on Afghanistan.
Main Points of G8 Communique
NAGO, Okinawa (AP) - The main points of a communique issued Sunday at the annual summit of top industrialized nations and Russia:
Puritanical mullahs wage war on cable TV
By Farhan Bokhari - the Financial Times: July 23 2000
If cable TV screens go blank in the northern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Monday, militant mullahs rather than the cable companies will be to blame.
Pitiful zoo shows war's toll in Kabul
By Kathy Gannon, Associated Press, 7/23/2000
KABUL, Afghanistan - The lonely old lion is blind from a grenade blast. There are two mangy monkeys and a clubfooted bear. A pair of emaciated wolves pace restlessly in a squalid concrete cage.
Rabbani greets Egypt
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Head of Taliban Council of Minister Mulla Mohammad Rabbani has greeted the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Mohammad Hosni Mubarik on the occasion of their Anniversary of the Glorious
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