Pakistani Foreign Minister's Press Conference Disrupted by Afghan Protesters
Afghan Demand self-determination, Sattar asks for "Engagement with Taliban"
By Omar Samad
WASHINGTON, June 16, 2000 - AAR - Not once or twice, but on three occasions, Pakistani foreign minister Abdul Sattar's hour-long press conference was disrupted by angry Afghan protesters in full view of the international media at the
Pakistan's Foreign Minister Abdul Sattar gave a press briefing in Washington
INTRO: With occasional protests and interruptions, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Abdul Sattar gave a press briefing in Washington (Friday)defending his nation's military government, which he said will make the reforms necessary for restoring democracy and
Taliban close training camp near Kabul
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Taliban authorities have closed a big camp at a time when Pakistan Foreign Minster, Abdul Sattar has arrived in Washington to discuss, besides other things, the issue of terrorism in Afghanistan, reports BBC.
Amnesty reports human rights violations in Afghanistan
WASHINGTON (NNI): The Amnesty International annual report says that the warring sides in Afghanistan have committed human rights violation during last year.
Taliban dismiss Amnesty International report
KABUL, June 16 (AFP)The Afghan Taliban Friday dismissed as "untrue and confusing" an Amnesty International report accusing the ruling militia of violating human rights and burning homes and farms.
U.S. Gives Wheat to Afghanistan
By ZAHID HUSSAIN
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) - The United States set aside sanctions on Afghanistan's Taliban rulers Thursday, sending 40,000 tons of wheat to help ordinary Afghans suffering from a lengthy drought.
US says sanctions will not affect drought-hit Afghans
KARACHI, June 15 (AFP) - The United States assured drought-hit Afghanistan Thursday that further sanctions being considered by the United Nations will not affect humanitarian aid as the UN called for "accelerated" donations.
Mysterious disease claims 16 in Afghanistan
KABUL, June 15 (AFP) - A special UN team arrived in the Western Afghan city of Herat Thursday to investigate the outbreak of a mysterious disease which has claimed 16 lives in the past three weeks, health officials said.
Taliban ease restrictions on women
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghan women have been living since 1996 under the toughest legal restrictions in the world after Taliban shut-down girls schools, sent women home from work and ordered women must cover up completely
Afghans ``plotting repeat asylum hijack'' to Britain
LONDON, June 16 (Reuters) - Afghans seeking asylum in Britain are plotting to stage a copy-cat hijack of a state airliner and force it to fly to Britain in a repeat of a hijacking in February, The Times reported on Friday.
Foreign interests in Afghanistan enhance their activities
PESHAWAR, June 15 (Frontier Post) - Large-scale movement of spies has been reported from inside Afghanistan heralding hectic political activity in the troubled country in near future. These developments have especially acquired greater significance
Crime on rise along Iran-Afghanistan border
TEHRAN, June 15 (AFP) - Crime, including kidnappings, is on the rise in Khorassan, an Iranian province along the border with Afghanistan and a major crossing-point in the international drug trade, residents say.
Bin Laden 'using Canada as base'
The report calls Osama bin Laden a 'terrorist financier' - BBC (6/16)
The Canadian Intelligence Service says Islamic extremists, including supporters of the Saudi exile, Osama bin Laden, appear to be using Canada as a base for plotting against the United States.
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