Afghan opposition leader escapes to Iran
The prominent Afghan opposition leader, Ismail Khan who escaped from a prison in Afghanistan on Sunday has arrived in Iran.
Taliban launch extensive search for Ismail Khan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghanistan ruling Taliban have launched extensive search to trace key opposition commander and former Governor of western province Heart Ismail Khan who escaped from Kandahar prison Sunday morning, Afghan
Afghan commander's son accuses Taleban
Monday, 27 March, 2000, 14:52 GMT 15:52 UK
The son of the prominent Afghan opposition leader, Ismail Khan, has said he has had no contact with his father since his daylight escape from Taleban custody and feared his father had been "eliminated".
Escape or assassination?
Monday, 27 March 2000 2:46 (ET)
By ANWAR IQBAL
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, March 27 (UPI) -- Officials at the Afghan Embassy in Islamabad said Monday that a top opposition leader, Ismail Khan, escaped from a high-security prison in the Taliban headquarters of Kandahar.
Taliban confirm escape of key opposition leader
KABUL (AFP) - A senior Taliban official Monday confirmed that former provincial governor and key opposition leader Ismail Khan has escaped from a maxium security prison in southern Afghanistan.
Afghan rebel flees jail
FROM ZAHID HUSSAIN IN ISLAMABAD - The Times
THE daylight escape of an opposition commander from a prison in the western Afghan city of Kandahar has acutely embarrassed the Islamic Taleban administration.
UPDATE 1-Pakistan blast near Afghan border kills four
PESHAWAR, March 28 (Reuters) - A powerful blast on the Pakistan side of a border crossing with Afghanistan on Tuesday killed at least four people and injured 18, police and local officials said, revising down an earlier toll of seven dead.
U.N. begins Afghan refugee repatriations for 2000
PESHAWAR, Pakistan, March 27 (Reuters) - The United Nations on Monday began the year's first major repatriation of Afghan refugees from Pakistan to their war shattered country.
Govt allows Afghanistan to import 6,000 tons sugar
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The government has given a special permission to Afghanistan to import 6,000 tons sugar in the year 2000, official sources said here Monday.
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