Taliban Bid for U.N. Seat Rejected
Thursday, November 02, 2000 8:27 PM EST
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia has lost its latest bid for U.N. recognition and the U.N. seat held by the ousted government of President Burhanuddin Rabbani, officials said Thursday.
Afghan opposition retains UN seat
A senior Afghan opposition spokesman has said that a United Nations committee has decided that Afghanistan's seat at the U.N. should remain with the ousted government of President Burhannudin Rabbani for another year.
Afghanistan - 5th province of Pakistan
LETTER (November 3) : First of all I want the readers to know that when I say Afghanistan should be the 5th Province of Pakistan I do not mean it in a offending manner. I say this because Pak-Afghan relationship goes way back.
Pakistan supporting Taliban: US Official
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Pakistan is continuing support to Taliban despite its concerns over various issues, especially the smuggling under Afghan Transit Trade, a senior American official has said.
U.S., Afghan Envoys Said to Talk on Bin Laden
Thursday, November 02, 2000 1:28 PM EST
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - U.S. and Afghan ambassadors in Pakistan held a rare meeting Thursday in which the U.S. envoy denied talk of missile strikes over terrorism suspect Osama bin Laden's
Bin Laden Dominates Talks
Thursday, November 02, 2000 12:12 PM EST
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) -- The thorny issue of alleged terrorist Osama bin Laden dominated talks Thursday between a U.S. diplomat and a representative of the ruling militia of Afghanistan, where bin Laden lives, officials said.
US ready for Osama's trial in third country
By Ihtashamul Haque
ISLAMABAD, Nov 2: The US ambassador to Pakistan, William Milam, has said that Washington is ready for holding Osama bin Laden's trial in a third country.
Taliban warn US against 'grave mistake' of attack
The News: Jang
KABUL: The Taliban authorities have said that any missile strike by the United States against Osama bin Laden would be a "grave mistake".
Taleban cannot sue Russia for Afghan war damages--Ivanov
Thursday, November 02, 2000 3:16 PM EST
MOSCOW, November 2 (Itar-Tass) -- Secretary of the Russian Security Council Sergei Ivanov stated in an interview published in the Russian Vek newspaper on Thursday that if the Taleban leaders decided to sue Russia for the Afghan war
Secret Afghan talks in Switzerland fail
Monitoring ReportISLAMABAD - The Swiss government has organised secret talks between the rival factions in Afghanistan’s civil war, Swiss Radio International reported Thursday.
Makhmalbaff in Pakistan for making film on Afghan refugees
Islamabad, Nov 2, IRNA -- Mohsen Makhmalbaf, the famous Iranian film producer and director, is currently visiting Peshawar city of Pakistan
Taliban publicly execute killer
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Taliban have publicly executed a murder in the presence of thousands of people in Paktia Province, reports Radio Kabul.
Iran assures to mitigate sufferings of Afghans
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Iran has assured to mitigate the sufferings of the Afghan people by paying heed to their problems, reports Radio Teheran.
Taliban for body to determine mummy's origin
The News: Jant
PESHAWAR: The government of Afghanistan has suggested formation of an investigation committee comprising experts to determine the origin of mummy which has
Pakhtu conference begins today
PESHAWAR, Nov 2: A three-day International Pakhtu Conference with the collaboration of the provincial department of education, culture and sports will begin at Nishtar Hall here on Friday.
Pakistan Chief Executive to discuss Taleban with Kazakhs
ALMATY (November 3) : Pakistan's military ruler General Pervez Musharraf will meet Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev next week for talks focusing on regional security and the ruling Taleban
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