Afghan Tribal leader killed 5th July, 2000
Afghan intellectuals concerned about security in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghan politicians and intellectuals in the NWFP have informed the local officials of the United Nations and the Afghan Commissionerate about threat to their lives, reports Radio Tehran.
U.S. official presses for bin Laden handover
KARACHI, July 4 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement will continue to suffer sanctions unless it hands over Saudi-born terrorism suspect Osama bin Laden, a U.S. diplomat said on Tuesday.
br>From the Office of the Islamic State of Afghanistan in Washington DC
Washington DC-July 4, 2000: The Mujahideen under the command of Hazrat Ali repulsed a Taliban attack yesterday in Dara-e-Noor, 40 kilometers north of the eastern city of Jalalabad, inflicting losses on the invading militiamen.
Pakistani religious parties refuse registration drive
KARACHI, July 4 (AFP) - Pakistan's Islamist parties on Tuesday accused military ruler General Pervez Musharraf of caving in to US pressure over alleged terrorism and vowed to resist a drive to register religious schools.
Afghan legacy troubles Pakistan
By David Gardner and Farhan Bokhari in Islamabad - July 4 2000
Excerpt from The Financial Times
Pakistan is struggling to control the violent legacy of the Afghan war which the US, its ally against the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan in the 1980s, has left it to sort out alone, Abdul Sattar, Pakistan's foreign minister, said on Tuesday.
Zemin and Rakhmonov Warn Against Military Force in Afghanistan
DUSHANBE, Jul 4, 2000 -- (Agence France Presse) Chinese President Jiang Zemin warned Tuesday against the use of military force in Afghanistan, despite concerns that the war-torn mountainous state endangers Central Asia's stability.
NATO says C.Asia must balance Russia, West ties
By Raushan Nurshayeva
ASTANA, July 4 (Reuters) - NATO Secretary-General George Robertson has called on ex-Soviet states in Central Asia to balance their diplomatic ties with Russia and the West, reflecting the world changes since the end of the Cold War.
Loya Jirga and Afghanistan
Abdul Qadeer Najafi
If the intentions of the Afghan warring group are unbiased then the dispute can be resolved justifiably whether the method used is that of arbitration or of Loya Jirga, but if their designs are prejudiced then whatsoever method is adopted the long disquiet in Afghanistan
Russia, China, talk tough on U.S. arms plan
By Mike Collett-White
DUSHANBE, July 5 (Reuters) - Russia and China talked tough about opposing U.S. plans to create a missile umbrella on Wednesday as leaders from Moscow, Beijing and three Central Asian states wrapped up a summit in this volatile region.
Fazl for Pak-Afghan body to curb terrorism, drug trafficking
By Athar Azeem - The News Int./Jang (Pak) 7/5/00
KARACHI: Amir Jamiat-e-Ulema-e-Islam(F)Maulana Fazlur Rahman on Tuesday said a Pak-Afghan commission should be set up to fight the menace of terrorism and drug trafficking. In an interview with The News, he said: "Pakistan is under immense pressure
Flare-up in Afghanistan - DAWN editorial - 7/5/2000
COME summer and bad tidings emanate from Afghanistan. The winter lull in the fighting has ended and since last week the Taliban forces and the opposition Northern Alliance (now renamed the United Front of Afghanistan) troops have been locked in bitter conflict with each other.
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