U.S. weighs tougher U.N. sanctions against Taleban
By Elaine Monaghan
WASHINGTON, June 7 (Reuters) - The United States is talking to other U.N. Security Council members about tougher sanctions against Afghanistan's Taleban rulers for their failure to hand over terrorism suspect Osama bin Laden, a U.S. official
US, Russia seek tougher Afghan sanctions - BBC
Members of the United Nations Security Council have begun exploratory and informal talks about the possibility of introducing tougher sanctions against the ruling Taleban movement in Afghanistan.
Pakistan May Use Dollars for Afghanistan, Central Asian Trade
ISLAMABAD, June 8 Asia Pulse - It may be necessary for exporters trading with Afghanistan and the Central Asian Republics (CARS) through land routes to dispense with rupees and send the goods against advance payments in
10 Taliban commanders join opposition
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Ten Taliban commanders have joined the opposition northern alliance in Ghor province.
Iran's efforts for Afghan peace to bring relief to ECO: Foreign Minister - BR
TEHRAN (June 8) : Foreign Minister Abdul Sattar, while commending Iran's efforts as Chairman OIC for promotion of a peaceful settlement in Afghanistan on Wednesday said the success of these efforts would bring great relief to the Economic
OIC committee awaits Iran response on Afghan POWs
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The Committee of the OIC Contact Group on Afghanistan still awaits Afghan oppositions response, that had to be conveyed by Iran about the exchange of Afghan prisoners as was agreed in the Jeddah talks,
Taliban offer incentives for traders to overcome food shortage
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghanistans Taliban have announced incentives for traders including abolition of tax on eatable to overcome food shortage caused by unprecedented drought.
In Dysfunctional Afghanistan, a Torturing Drought
Barry Bearak/ The New York Times
Muhammad Ayub once had 250 animals, but only 90 sheep remain. "We have left these animals to fate, and ourselves too," he said.
East of the Oder Afghan Peace Is Finally Within Reach
By Peter Tomsen
When President Bill Clinton meets his Russian counterpart in Moscow this weekend, the subject of Afghanistan will be difficult to avoid. Though Washington has had no real Afghan policy since 1992, Moscow has been materially supporting opposition
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