Afghan rivals duel around disused Bagram air base
KABUL, Sep 10 (Reuters) - Forces of Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement and its opponents battled around a disused opposition-held air base north of Kabul on Sunday with artillery booms resounding through the war-ruined capital.
Pakistan-Taliban leave 1000 dead and 1500 wounded
Pakistan-Taliban leave 1000 dead and 1500 wounded amid Taloqan occupation Afghanistan releases list of Pakistani POWs and commanders killed 250,000 displaced civilians face starvation in Takhar and Baghlan
Pakistan to consider aid for fresh refugees from N. Afghanistan
Islamabad, Sept 9, IRNA -- Pakistan on Saturday said it will consider the issue of extending financial assistance to the fresh refugees, who have arrived in the country from northern Afghanistan.
Musharraf, Khatami discuss Afghanistan, bilateral relations
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Chief Executive General Pervez Musharraf and Iranian President Muhammad Khatami have discussed the Afghan conflict and promotion of bilateral ties between the two countries in New York, reports Radio Tehran.
US, Russia to pressure Taliban for political solution
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Russia and the United States have agreed to build up pressure on Taliban for a political solution to the Afghan conflict under the UN auspices.
Army leaders shuffle jobs in an apparent effort to woo the West at a UN summit
Far Eastern Economic Review - Sept 2000
By Ahmed Rashid/Lahore
For months, PAKISTAN'S ruler, Gen. Pervaiz Musharraf, has laboured under a growing public perception that he is not his own man, instead beholden to a powerful junta of hardline generals whose foreign and economic policies
Relief work in Afghanistan: Govt identifying inactive NGOs
DAWN Bureau Report
ISLAMABAD, Sept 8: The government has launched a survey for screening non-governmental organizations (NGOs) engaged in Afghan relief work to wind up those which are inactive or involved in suspicious activities.
Turkmenistan to Provide Power to Afghanistan
At a meeting of his Cabinet on August 31, President Niyazov announced steps to push ahead with the project to construct a 120 km power transmission
Iranian police seize 1.5 tonnes of opium at border
TEHRAN, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Iranian police seized eight camels carrying 1,500 kg (3,300 lbs) of opium near the border with Pakistan on Sunday, a senior police commander said.
CE and UN Summit
The Nation (Editorial) 9/10/00
DESPITE the fact that Pakistan has a foolproof case on Kashmir, Chief Executive Gen. Pervez Musharraf failed to win support for it during the UN Millennium Summit. His interview with The New York Times
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