UN Security Council Warns Vs Afghanistan Spring Offensive
Tuesday, March 21 7:56 AM SGT
UNITED NATIONS (AP)--With reports pointing to a spring offensive in Afghanistan, the Security Council on Monday strongly urged the country's warring factions to stop fighting and support peace efforts.
Taliban soldiers chase away people celebrating Persion new year
Monday, March 20 11:14 PM SGT
KABUL, March 20 (AFP) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban Monday dispersed thousands of people as they gathered to celebrate the first day of Persian solar new year, an activity banned by the Islamic militia.
Chinese firm to restore telephone system in Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The Taliban authorities and a Chines firm have signed an agreement to review DG Paul telephone system in Afghanistan, reports BBC.
UN should consider more sanctions against Taleban - Lavro
Tuesday, March 21, 2000 3:17 AM EST
UNITED NATIONS, March 21 (Itar-Tass) - The UN should consider additional sanctions against Afghanistan's fundamentalist movement Taleban, the Russian ambassador to the UN, Sergei Lavrov, said.
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