Heavy fighting rages in northeastern Afghanistan
Monday, October 16 1:44 PM SGT
KABUL, Oct 16 (AFP) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia and opposition forces were locked Monday in heavy fighting in northeastern regions close to Tajikistan's borders, the opposition said.
Taliban, Opposition Battle
The Associated PressOct 16 2000 4:08AM ET
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Fighting raged in Afghanistan's northern Takhar province Monday as opposition soldiers tried to retake territory lost to the ruling Taliban army.
Imam Saheb, Dasht-e-Archi, Sher Khan
Bandar,and Khwajeh Ghar Are Liberated
Sunday, October 15
The districts of Imam Saheb, Dasht-e-Archi and the township of Sher Khan Bandar in Konduz province and the district of Khwajeh Ghar in Takhar province were cleared of Pakistani-Taliban forces.
Blast rocks Communications Ministry compound in Kabul
Taliban flay western propaganda
KABUL (AFP) - A bomb blast inside the Communications Ministry compound shookthe Afghan capital Kabul Saturday night but caused no casualties, Taliban soldiers said.
Bomb blast rocks Afghan communication ministry building
ISLAMABAD (NNI): A bomb blast rocked the Afghan capital Kabul late last night, however, there was no casualty, Afghan sources in Islamabad said Sunday.
Taliban flays Western media
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghanistan ruling Taliban Sunday flayed western press reports pointing fingers at Osama bin Laden in the recent attack of a U.S naval ship in Yemen and said Osama
Taliban Deny Bin Laden Involved In Attack On US Ship
Monday, October 16 2:32 PM SGT
ISLAMABAD (AP)--Afghanistan's Taliban rulers denied involvement Monday of suspected terrorist Osama bin Laden in last week's deadly suicide bombing of a United States destroyer off the coast of Yemen.
Afghanistan a source of disease for neighbours: Taliban
Monday, October 16 2:03 PM SGT
KABUL, Oct 16 (AFP) - Taliban health ministry officials say war-torn Afghanistan, hit by the United Nations sanctions, is turning into a source of deadly diseases for countries in the region.
Rabbani assures Uzbek President of no interference
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Chief of the Taliban Ruling Council Mulla Muhammad Rabbani has assured Uzbek President Islam Karimov that Taliban pose no threat to any neighbouring country and want good relations with all neighbours.
Tajikistan on frontline of chaos
Afghan fighting spells serious trouble for frail Central Asia
A sweeping Taliban military offensive across the mountains of northern Afghanistan threatens to unleash a refugee crises and a wave of Islamic insurgency and drug smuggling through Central Asia.
Agency Studies Hungry Countries
The Associated PressOct 16 2000 6:30AM ET
LONDON (AP) - Somalia, Afghanistan and Haiti rank as the hungriest countries in the world, according to a new measurement introduced Monday by the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization.
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