Stephen Farrell meets the Afghan women who risk their lives by going to the aid of their countrymen
The women defying Taleban - The Times 6/26/00
They fled their homes when the mullahs of Taleban made life in their native Afghanistan unbearable.
But now, a few miles south of the Khyber Pass, a handful of Afghan women are preparing to return home to brave Taleban's harsh Islamic regime in order to bring
Two killed in Taliban air strike
ISLAMABAD (NNI): At lest two persons were killed when Taliban's jet fighters bombed opposition held Dara-e-Souf district in Samangon province and Kaldaro district in Bulkh province after few day's lull at the front lines, reports Radio Mashad.
Taliban being indifferent to people's suffering: moot
BONN (NNI): Speakers at a four-day meeting in Germany painted a horrifying picture of today's Afghanistan, saying the affluent classes of the country had settled abroad while the Taliban had adopted an indifferent attitude towards the oppressed Afghan people.
Extremists can't get hold of A-bomb: CE
Says Harkat-ul-Mujahideen not terrorist; no proof of Osama's involvement in terrorism as yet
News desk - The News Inter./Jang - 6/26
NEW YORK: Chief Executive General Pervaiz Musharraf has ruled out the possibility of Pakistan's atomic bomb falling into the hands of extremists.
Osama renews call for Jehad
RAWALPINDI (NNI) - Saudi dissident Osama bin Laden has called upon the Muslims of the world to wage jehad (holy war) against the anti-Muslim forces which are perpetrating atrocities on them.
Pakistan likely to expel 15 foreign nationals
PESHAWAR, Pakistan, June 25 (Reuters) - Pakistan's military-led government may deport about 15 foreign Moslem nationals, including Arab veterans of the Afghan war, a government official said on Sunday.
Pakistan a land of Pakhtuns: Nasim Wali
By our correspondent - The News Inter./Jang - 6/26
PESHAWAR: Provincial president of Awami National Party (ANP) Begum Nasim Wali Khan on Sunday said people have the right to know in detail about the statement of Chief Executive General Pervaiz Musharraf regarding unity of Pakhtuns.
Pakistan for tripartite MOU on Iran-India gas pipeline
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Pakistan has proposed tripartite talks and signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) involving itself, Iran and India for a political understanding on the proposed Iran-India gas pipeline.
Foreign interference still continuing in Afghanistan: Taliban
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghanistan's Taliban have said that foreign interference is still going on in the war-ravaged country and deplored that the world has turned blind eye to it.
Iran burns 25 tonnes of seized drugs-IRNA
TEHRAN, June 25 (Reuters) - Iranian law officials on Sunday burned about 25 tonnes of illegal drugs, which had been seized over a period of time, the official IRNA news agency reported.
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