Afghan opposition moves to retake lost base
By Jack Redden
FAIZABAD, Afghanistan, Oct 23 (Reuters) - The opposition to the Taleban movement in Afghanistan said they had sealed off the city of Taloqan on the third side on Sunday in a counter-offensive to retake the key regional centre.
INTERVIEW-Afghan anti-Taliban president vows war
By Jack Redden
FAIZABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) - President Burhanuddin Rabbani, who rules just 5 percent of Afghanistan, said Monday the war against the Taliban movement that has
Taliban reject opposition claims about capturing Farkhar
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Taliban have rejected Northern Alliance claims of capturing Farkhar gorge in northern Afghan province of Takhar, reports BBC.
Taliban repulse opposition offensive on Takhar
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Taliban have claimed repulsing opposition Northern Alliance offensive against Chal district in Takhar province, reports Radio Kabul.
Taleban victories boost heroin trade
Anthony Lloyd in Yangi Qale, Afghanistan, on the world’s No 1 drug route
SOME fled Taleban’s September advances eastwards with nothing but the clothes they stood in. Some escaped with a bag of clothes and a blanket. A few made for the hills with
Afghanistan fearful of U.S. military strike after warship attack
Daily life for millions of people in Afghanistan is a struggle against the effects of years of conflict, as well as recent drought
October 24, 2000 From CNN Correspondent Nic Robertson
Highest alert for some U.S. Gulf forces - official
By Charles Aldinger
WASHINGTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Less than two weeks after an apparent terrorist attack on the USS Cole in Yemen, some U.S. forces in the Gulf and Turkey have been put on the highest state of alert
Situation in Afghanistan calls for joint CIS actions
DUSHANBE, October 24 (Itar-Tass) - The escalation of combat operations in Afghanistan calls for effective joint actions of all the CIS member states, Defence Minister of Tajikistan
Containing Islamic fundamentalism
Times of India
MOSCOW: Russian federation, Kazakhstan, Kyrghztan, Tajikistan, Armenia and Belarus have joined hands in setting up a rapid reaction force to contain the rising menace of Islamic fundamentalism.
Chechen emissary negotiating with Talibs
MOSCOW, October 24 (Itar-Tass) - Emissary of the Chechen separatists, so-called vice-president of Ichkeria Vakha Arsanov is now in Afghanistan, where he is negotiating with the Talibs
Foreign Minister Kharrazi to visit Tajikistan on Wednesday
Dushanbe, Oct 23, IRNA -- Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi will arrive in Tajikistan on Wednesday at the head of a political delegation, Iran's ambassador to Dushanbe Seyyed Rasoul Mousavi told
Price dispute delays Pakistan's wheat export to Afghanistan - BR
ISLAMABAD (October 24) : The export of wheat to Afghanistan is still uncertain and matter could not be resolved due to price dispute as the Afghan government wants some concession in
Kabul wheat truck goes missing - DAWN
ISLAMABAD, Oct 23: A Kabul-bound truck loaded with 10 metric tons of wheat has gone missing. Informed sources told Dawn that the Kabul government had already lodged a formal complaint with Islamabad
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