Women's Gathering Calls for Solidarity, Struggle and Restoration of "Rights"
Dushanbe Parley Attracts Hundredsfrom Inside and Outside Afghanistan
By Omar Samad
WASHINGTON, June 28, 2000 - AAR - It was meant to bring together a few dozen Afghan human and women's rights activists from around the world - including from non-Taliban areas inside Afghanistan
Afghan life deteriorates daily under Taliban -U.N.
By Joy Elliott
UNITED NATIONS, June 27 (Reuters) - Four years after the Islamic fundamentalist Taliban took over the Afghan capital, Kabul resembles a ``bombed-out city'' after World War II in an impoverished country that squanders its resources on weapons, a U.N. report said on Tuesday.
UN warns Taliban of more sanctions if they launch offensives
Islamabad, June 28, IRNA -- The United Nations Security Council is to impose further sanctions on Taliban if they launch more offensives on their opponents, UN Secretary general's Special Envoy on Afghanistan, Francesc Vendrell said on Tuesday.
Loya Jirga can play a role in Afghanistan: Vendrell
Islamabad, June 27 (IRNA) - The Special Envoy of United Nations Secretary General on Afghanistan, Francesc Vendrell says 'Loya Jirga is a traditional Afghan institute that can serve the Afghans'.
Afghan peace proposals discussed at wire dialogue
PESHAWAR, June 27 (Jang) - Talking peace and rejecting war, five different peace formulas were put forward by representatives of various Afghan factions participating in a telephonic dialogue connecting Washington, New York and Rome
Taleban build highway as world mulls new sanctions
By Andrew Hill
KABUL, June 28 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's Taleban are building a multi-million dollar highway on the ruins of a nation wrecked by war -- but fresh sanctions for shielding terrorism suspect Osama bin Laden could make it a road to nowhere.
50 Taliban defect to opposition
ISLAMABAD (NNI): At least fifty Taliban have defected to the opposition northern alliance in Pule Khomri area of Baghlan province amidst heavy fighting between the warring factions in Dara-e-Souf district in northern Afghan province of Samangon, reports Radio Tehran.
Pakistan says U.S. ties have improved
KUALA LUMPUR, June 27 (Reuters) - Pakistan's Foreign Minister Abdul Sattar said on Tuesday ties with the United States have improved after his military government convinced Washington it will not support terrorism and resort to irresponsible nuclear tests.
Pakistan said to hand Libya four Arab Afghans
By Esmat Salaheddin
CAIRO, June 27 (Reuters) - Four Libyans deported by Pakistan could face torture or death in the North Africa country, a London-based Islamic lobby group said on Tuesday.
France Detains Islamist Allegedly Close to Ben Laden
PARIS (June 27) XINHUA - French police have detained a French national who is allegedly close to Saudi billionaire Oussam Ben Laden, reported Agence France-Presse (AFP) Tuesday.
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