U.S. presses Taleban again, in vain, on bin Laden
By Andrew Hill
ISLAMABAD, May 28 (Reuters) - U.S. Under Secretary of State Thomas Pickering pressed Afghanistan's Taleban rulers in vain to hand over Saudi terrorism suspect Osama bin Laden in late-night talks in Islamabad, an Afghan news agency reported
U.S. Seeks Pakistan Aid on bin Laden
By KATHY GANNON
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) - The United States is certain Pakistan could persuade neighboring Afghanistan to hand over suspected terrorist Osama bin Laden, a top U.S. diplomat said Saturday.
Worried bin Laden replaces bodyguards
By Ismail Khan
PESHAWAR, Pakistan May 28 (Reuters) - Saudi terrorism suspect Osama bin Laden, fearing infiltration by U.S. intelligence, has replaced his Arab bodyguards in Afghanistan with Pakistanis and Bangladeshi militants, according to Pakistani officials.
Afghanistan becomes terrorist's haven: Pickering
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The visiting U.S Under-Secretary Thomas Pickering Saturday described Afghanistan as haven of international terrorists and training camps.
Afghan Taliban supreme leader delivers stern warning to Uzbekistan
ISLAMABAD, May 27 (AFP) - Uzbekistan will pay a "heavy price" if any attacks are carried out against Afghanistan, the ruling Taliban leader Mulla Mohammad Omar warned Saturday.
Taliban asks Pakistan to release impounded goods
Islamabad, May 28, IRNA - The Taliban have once again demanded from Pakistan that it release "without unnecessary delay" its transit goods still in the latter's custody.
Ex-Pak General optimistic about his Afghan peace drive Islamabad, May 27, IRNA -- A retired General of Pakistan Army, who claims to have launched a peace drive for Afghanistan on his own, says he is hopeful about the prospects of the initiative.
Amnesty International concerned about Russia threats to Afghanistan
MOSCOW, May 27 (AFP) - Amnesty International is concerned that there will an escalation of the war in Afghanistan following Moscow's threats to bomb suspected terrorist camps, the London-based human rights organisation said in a
Two Arabs jailed for illegal entry, two others arrested - The News-Jang
PESHAWAR: An Iraqi and a Palestinian have been jailed for three years in Pakistan for illegal entry and for trying to cross the border into Afghanistan, official sources said on Saturday. Abdullah from Iraq and Palestinian Ahmad Hasan
Kabul imported items worth Rs 8.6 billion from Pakistan via Afghan Transit Trade - RECORDER REPORT
ISLAMABAD (May 28) : Afghanistan imported different items worth Rs 8.6 billion through Afghan Transit Trade (ATT) during fiscal 1999-2000 (July-April).
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