Pakistan seals off capital for Clinton visit
By Tahir Ikram
ISLAMABAD, March 24 (Reuters) - U.S. President Bill Clinton's motorcade will be given the tightest security ever provided for a visiting foreign leader on Saturday when he is driven from a military airport in Islamabad to the majestic President House.
UNOCAL trying to re-enter Turkmen gas pipeline project
ASHRAF KHAN - Business Recorder
KARACHI (March 24) : UNOCAL is trying to again jump into the Turkmenistan gas pipeline project it had quit about a year ago on account of alleged gross abuse of human rights in Afghanistan.
BILL TO VISIT PAKISTAN IN BIN LADEN'S SHADOW
By MARILYN RAUBER - New York Post
President Clinton stalked Bengal tigers in India yesterday, but tomorrow, he leaps into the lion's den -- a quick trip to troubled Pakistan, right next door to terrorist Osama bin Laden.
Clinton to be asked to help resolve Kashmir issue: Chief Executive
ISLAMABAD (March 24) : Chief Executive General Pervez Musharraf told newsmen on Thursday that he would ask President Clinton to assist in bringing peace to the region by addressing the core issue between India and Pakistan.
United States told to contact Taliban
LONDON, March 23: Washington should deal directly with the Taliban regime over the issue of Osama bin Laden instead of pressing Pakistan to secure his handover, Foreign Minister Abdul Sattar said in an interview on Thursday.
UNHCR provides assistance to Afghan University
PESHAWAR (NNI): The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has a special grant of Rs 5 million ($100,000) to the new Afghan University in Peshawar.
Massoud meets anti-Taliban exiled leader to discuss possible return
Wednesday, 22-Mar-2000 4:00PM Story from AFP
DUSHANBE, March 22 (AFP) - Afghan opposition commander Ahmed Shah Massoud met Sunday in Uzbekistan with Abdul Rachid Dostam to discuss the possibility of the anti-Taliban military chief's return to Afghanistan, said an official at the
Talk to Taliban over Bin Laden, Pakistan tells US
Thursday, 23-Mar-2000 3:40AM Story from AFP
LONDON, March 23 (AFP) - Washington should deal directly with the Afghan Taliban regime over suspected terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden instead of pressing Pakistan to secure his handover, Islamabad's foreign minister said in an
Pak students offer kidneys to Osama
PESHAWAR (March 23) : Over a dozen religious students in NWFP have offered to donate their kidneys to Osama bin Laden after reports that he is suffering from renal complications.
afghan pilgrims: any civil war in afghanistan religiously forbidden
holy mecca, march 23, irna -- any kind of civil war in afghanistan is religiously forbidden and belligerent sides are required to settle disputes through mutual understanding and political dialogue. a seven-point resolution, issued at the end of a seminar
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