Taleban rejects Afghan king's peace plan
The ruling Taleban authorities in Afghanistan have rejected a plan proposed by the former Afghan king to end the country's long-running civil war.
U.S., Russia work for Afghanistan sanctions
Terrorist threat spurs proposals in U.N. against nation's militia - Herald Tribune
WASHINGTON, Nov 19 - The United States is working with Russia to toughen U.N. sanctions on Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia for refusing to extradite Islamic extremist Osama bin Laden.
Concern grows for Afghan refugees - BBC
Aid agencies are warning that the plight of up to ten thousand refugees stranded on the borders between Tajikistan and Afghanistan could worsen as winter deepens.
Afghan DPs of Uzbek origin not allowed entry - DAWN 11/20
PESHAWAR, Nov 19: Afghan displaced persons, belonging to the northern areas of the war-ravaged country, were not allowed to enter Pakistan and sent back from the border area by the local Taliban
'Afghans having valid documents allowed to enter Pakistan'
ISLAMABAD, Nov 20 (Reuters) : Pakistani authorities, keeping a strict ban on the entry of new refugees in the country, are allowing Afghans with valid documents to enter, a government official said on Sunday.
Loya Jirga to help restore peace in Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Former Deputy Foreign Minister in the ousted government of Rabbani and a member of the Loya Jirga team ,Hamid Karzai has said that the traditional and representative
Indian Pukhtoons support Zahir Shah’s return to power
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Pukhtoons in India support former Afghan monarch Zahir Shah to return to power through Loya Jirga.
India, Russia to work out strategy against Taliban
By Seema Guha - Times of India
NEW DELHI: Foreign Secretary Lalit Mansingh and Russian first deputy foreign minister Vyacheslav Trubnikov will sit across the table on Monday and Tuesday to discuss the situation in the neighbouring
Afghanistan Destroys Hashish
ISLAMABAD (Nov. 20) XINHUA - Afghanistan's Taliban militia burned more than 10 tons of hashish and other narcotics in Spin Boldak district in the presence of a large number of people,
Taliban for complete poppy eradication
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Taliban have directed district chiefs and other officials to strictly pursue and get implemented in letter and spirit the edict of their supreme leader Mulla
US wants to weaken Pakistan: Fazal
DERA ISMAIL KHAN (NNI): Amir of Jamiat-e-Ulema-e-Islam, (JUI) Maulana Fazalur Rehman has said that the United States and other western countries are flexing their muscles to weaken Pakistan.
Yemeni Authorities Focus On Six Suspects
WorldNews.com, Mon 20 Nov 2000 Corespondent George Diakou`.
Since the bombing of the USS Cole on October 12, investigators have been working round the clock to capture and prosecute those responsible.
AFGHAN TOWN CLINGS TO TV STATION
DESPITE TALIBAN LAW AGAINST IT, 1 CITY AIRS OLD MOVIES, RERUNS
Chicago Tribune - By Barry Bearak New York Times News Service
November 17, 2000
FAIZABAD, Afghanistan -- And so it carries on, nobly if feebly, within the rocky peaks of the remote Hindu Kush, high atop this city on a steep hill and inside a small yellow building with green trim:
Afghans on edge, fearing a strike by US
By John Donnelly - Boston Globe 11/18/2000
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - At the Maiwand tea shop off Martyrs Square yesterday, a group of men brushed away flies and groused about the threat that has hovered over this city the last month
Do Taliban have a true measure of misery of Afghan refugees?
Frontier Post - Editorial 11-19-2000
Pakistan’s ban on the entry of any more refugees from Afghanistan will not affect ties between Islamabad and the regime in Kabul.
Afghanistan: the way out
By Tanvir Ahmad Khan - DAWN Opinion 11/20
THE principal actors involved one way or the other in the Afghan imbroglio continue to allow their policy towards this protracted conflict to be shaped by exaggerated fears
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