Reports of bin Laden's ill health denied
By ANWAR IQBAL
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, March 19 (UPI) -- Arab and Afghan sources at the Taliban headquarters in Afghanistan Sunday denied media reports that terrorism-suspect Osama bin Laden was dying of
Rights group says Iran deporting Afghan refugees
DUBAI, March 18 (Reuters) - Amnesty International has accused Iran of forcibly deporting hundreds of Afghan refugees, but Iran on Saturday denied the report.
UN plans 'virtual Silk Road'
By Louise Hidalgo in Tashkent
The United Nations cultural agency, Unesco, has published a collection of stories from countries along the Silk Road - the ancient network of trading routes that linked Europe and Asia 1,000 years ago.
Tajikistan burns illegal drugs
DUSHANBE, March 18 (Reuters) - Tajikistan's security ministry burned nearly half a tonne of illegal drugs at a factory in the capital Dushanbe on Saturday.
Clinton sets out to ease India-Pakistan tensions
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Clinton left the United States on Saturday evening for his visit to India and Pakistan hoping to ease tensions between two nuclear powers whose relations are as bad as they were after their last war in 1971.
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