Dancing in Afghan streets as rain eases drought
KABUL, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Afghans celebrated on Wednesday as heavy rainfall brought relief from a drought that had left some parts of the country without precipitation for 18 months.
Drought, war leave Afghanistan facing food crisis
ROME, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Two years of severe drought and continuing civil strife have reduced Afghanistan's cereal output, forcing it to double imports this year, U.N. food agencies said on Wednesday.
Bin Laden quits base to dodge US reprisal - The Guardian
Kandahar, Nov 7 - Osama bin Laden, America's most wanted terrorist, has left his main camp in Afghanistan because of the imminent threat of a US missile strike and moved to a secret base in the Hindu Kush mountains,
Pakistan is aiding Taliban militarily: US - South Nexus
WASHINGTON, Nov 08: The United States has charged Pakistan with aiding Afghanistan's Taliban militarily in the militia's fight against rival factions in the country and vowed to seek international support
US humanitarian aid to Afghans reaches 100 million dollars
ISLAMABAD, Nov 7 (AFP) - The United States has extended humanitarian assistance worth more than 100 million dollars to Afghanistan this year, a US embassy statement said Tuesday.
Rahmonov hails Iran's role in Tajik peace
Tehran, Nov 7, IRNA -- Visiting Tajik President Imomali Rahmonov here Tuesday acknowledged Iran's efforts for returning peace to Tajikistan saying the Iranian Government had made a big effort for that.
Taliban ready for limited power-sharing
Fakhar-ur-Rehman - Frontier Post
ISLAMABAD - Taliban are ready to share power with the opposition in the administrative set-up , but will not accept it in the military. In an exclusive interview with The Frontier Post here on Tuesday,
Pakistan says it is route for Central Asian energy
ISLAMABAD, Nov 8 (Reuters) - President Rafiq Tarar on Wednesday told an organisation grouping Central Asian oil and gas producing states that Pakistan was the obvious route to get their products to world markets.
Pakistan seeks Central Asia gas Source: BBC
Tuesday, 7 November, 2000, 14:43 GMT
Pakistan is pressing for the construction of a pipeline that will give it access to Central Asia's vast energy reserves.
Hekmatyar trying to re-enter fighting - Frontier Post
Aimal Khan in PESHAWAR - At a time when Taliban and opposition have locked horns for a final showdown in Afghanistan, a prominent Afghan Jihadi leader Gulbadin Hekmatyar
Kazakh prime minister says conflict in Afghanistan should be settled
ALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) -- Afghanistan's neighbors must give the warring parties in the impoverished country a chance to settle their conflict by themselves, Kazakhstan's prime minister said Tuesday after meeting with Pakistan's military ruler.
Taliban seek OIC role for solution of Kashmir, Palestine, Chechnya
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghanistan ruling Taliban have urged the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) to take steps to resolve the problems of the peoples of Kashmir, Palestine and Chechnya to enable them to be free from oppression.
India, Turkey to Work Out Common Strategy Against Terrorism
NEW DELHI (Nov. 7) XINHUA - India and Turkey agreed here on Tuesday to work out a common strategy to combat the threat of terrorism, the Press Trust of India (PTI) reported.
Religious leaders demand restoration of peace in Afghanistan
RAWALPINDI (NNI): Senior Vice President of Pakistan Muslim League discussed economic situation, Kashmir and Afghanistan issues in a meeting with Jamiatul Ulema-e-Islam leader
Sindh crackdown on Afghan soon
via Frontier Post - 11/6
KARACHI (Online) - The Sindh government is contemplating a grandoperation cleanup against all those Afghan refugees who are staying illegally in the province.
Russians seize over 1t of drugs on Tajik border in October
DUSHANBE, November 8 (Itar-Tass) -- Russian border guards on the frontier between Tajikistan and Afghanistan seized over one ton of drugs, including some 130 kilograms of heroin,
Afghan women reach last refuge
The light of learning is being kept alive in the north-east, but hardline Taliban forces are closing in
Rory McCarthy in Faizabad - The Guardian
Wednesday November 8, 2000
Bazia has been running from the Taliban for four years. A month ago she fled to Faizabad, the last significant town in Afghanistan still outside the control of the governing Islamic militia,
Fears in last anti-Taliban area of Afghanistan
By Jack Redden
FAIZABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Classes of boys and girls sit side-by-side in schools in this remote northeastern corner of Afghanistan, a sight that has disappeared in the 95 percent of the country that is ruled by the Taliban movement.
US rejects Pak denial on aiding Taliban - Times of India
WASHINGTON: The United States has charged Pakistan with aiding Afghanistan's Taliban militarily in the militia's fight against rival factions in the country and vowed to seek international support
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