Afghan Rebels Claims Two Districts
The Associated PressOct 15 2000 2:56AM ET
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) - Afghanistan's anti-Taliban alliance recaptured two strategic districts in the northern Takhar province after intense fighting overnight, killing at least 40 Taliban soldiers, an opposition spokesman said Sunday.
Private airline begins deporting illegal Afghans
News from the United Arab Emirates
By Sunita Menon
Dubai - A private Dubai-based airline will hold talks with the Ministry of Interior about deporting Afghan prisoners.
American attack on Osama hide-outs feared
By Aimal Khan
PESHAWAR - The bomb attacks on the USS Cole and British embassy in Yemen on last Thursday-Friday by suspected Muslim radical groups have increased
Islamic Militant Movements Traced
By BRIAN MURPHY, Associated Press Writer
Sunday, October 15 12:42 AM SGT
ADEN, Yemen (AP) - The Islamic militant movements under suspicion in the bombing of the USS Cole can be traced to the U.S.-backed fighters who battled the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan in the 1980s.
Pakistan asks US to open talks with Afghanistan on Osama
.ISLAMABAD (October 15) : Pakistan's high commissioner to India has urged the United States to open a dialogue with the ruling Taleban militia in Afghanistan over the issue of Osama bin Laden.
More Afghan refugees enter Pakistan
PESHAWAR, Oct 14: A record number of Afghan refugees, fleeing the conflict between the Taliban militia forces and the Northern Alliance in north-eastern Afghanistan, have crossed over into Pakistan in the last two weeks.
Taliban ban on opium not for international recognition: Omar
Sunday, October 15 7:15 PM SGT
KABUL, Oct 15 (AFP) - A total ban on the cultivation of opium in Afghanistan is not designed to win international recognition of the country's Taliban regime, the ruling militia's supreme leader Mulla Mohammad Omar said in a report Sunday.
Rabbani terms Afghan war as regional crisis
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The deposed Afghan President Rabbani has said that the Afghan fighting is not civil war but a regional crisis and the Afghan people will not surrender to aggressors
Masood orders for a new airport
Updated on 10/15/2000 3:08:25 PM
FAIZABAD (Ariana) - Realising the dominant role an airforce plays in theoutcome of a war, Ahmed Shah Masood, Commander of the Northern Alliance has ordered for the construction of a new airport in Karan-o-Manjan
Taliban dismiss Russian allegations
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The Taliban Ambassador to Pakistan, Maulvi Abdul Salam Zaeef has once again dismissed Russian allegations about terrorism and interference by Taliban in the internal affairs of others.
No threat from Afghanistan to region
ISLAMABAD (APP) - Taliban Ambassador to Pakistan Maulvi Abdul Salam Zaeefwhile over ruling allegations on Afghanistan about terrorism or threat to region has said
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