Afghan refugees head for Tajikistan
The refugees are holed up in the Pamir mountains
Up to 150,000 people in northern Afghanistan are said to be fleeing from advancing Taleban forces and making their way to the Tajikistan border.
150,000 refugees face death in mountains to escape Taliban attack
By Ahmed Rashid in Lahore - The Daily Telegraph - 9/12/00
AFGHANISTAN'S most serious humanitarian crisis in years is unfolding as 150,000 destitute people flee from advancing Taliban troops.
More than 100,000 Afghans sent home from Iran
TEHRAN, Sept 12 (Reuters) - More than 100,000 Afghan refugees have been sent home from Iran since April, a statement issued by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Tuesday.
IOC campaigned to include Afghani athletes - Australian Broadcasting Corp. 9/12
International Olympic Committee president Juan Antonio Samaranch has been asked to allow three young Afghani athletes to join in the opening ceremony.
AAR exclusive interviews with Annie Sugier, Atlanta-Sydney-Plus organizer
AAR exclusive interviews with Annie Sugier, Atlanta-Sydney-Plus organizer, Shoukria Haidar (Paris-based Negar) and Zohra Eshpari, an Afghan athlete residing in California, USA, about the possibility of representing Afghanistan at the Olympics. Conducted by Omar Samad on Sept. 2, 2000.
United Front launches fresh attacks against Taliban
Islamabad, Sept 11 (IRNA) -- The United Islamic Front of Afghanistan on Monday claimed to have launched fresh offensives in the north of Kabul as well as in Taloqan city of northern Afghanistan.
Opposition fails to release Taliban pressure on Taloqan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghan opposition Northern Alliance failed to release Talibanís pressure on Taloqan by opening another front in north of Kabul, a spokesman of the Afghan embassy said here on Monday.
Opposition opens new front in eastern Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghan opposition Northern Alliance has opened a new front in eastern Afghanistan to divert Talibanís attention from strengthening their bunkers in the strategic Taloqan city.
Taliban release 25 prisoners
KABUL (Internews) - In line with an instruction by the Taleban supreme leader, Mulla Muhammad Omar, 25 political and criminal prisoners were released from a prison in Kandahar town, reports said here Monday.
JUI vows to set up Taliban-style govt -Fazal wants NGOs out of country
KUNDIAN, Sept 11 (Frontier Post) - Maulana Fazalur Rehaman, Ameer ,Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam, has said that Taliban style government system would be set up and the NGOs would be expelled from the country if his party came to power.
Iran, Pakistan discuss Afghanistan, mutual ties
TEHRAN (NNI): Pakistani Ambassador to Tehran Javid Hussain conferred on Monday with the head of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Mohsen Mirdamadi on issues of mutual interests.
Taliban allow Pak-Turkmen trade - The Nation
The Taliban authorities have confirmed that they have allowed Pakistan and Turkmenistan to conduct transit trade via Afghanistan and that no duties have been levied.
Taleban welcome Pak traders in Kandahar
KABUL (September 12) : Some high-ranking officials from the Taleban administration in Afghanistan met a trade representative from the Balochistan province of Pakistan at the residence of the co-ordinator
Russia stumbling block in Afghan peace: Hekmatyar
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Russia is a stumbling block in the way of solution to the Afghan conflict as it sees its interests in the continuation of war in Afghanistan.
China Truck Explosion Said Accident
.c The Associated Press
BEIJING (AP) - Investigators have concluded that a truck explosion that killed 60 people in China's restive Muslim northwest was an accident, a government spokesman said Tuesday.
Afghans in Malaysia capsize bound for Australia
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Malaysian police said on Tuesday a group of 40 Afghans rescued from territorial waters after their boat capsized a day earlier had been headed for Australia.
Kissinger appreciates Pakistan's peace move
By Our Correspondent - DAWN
NEW YORK, Sept 11: Former US secretary of state, Henry Kissinger, called on Chief Executive Gen Pervez Musharraf on Monday morning and appreciated Pakistan's efforts in promoting peace and stability in the region.
Pakistan responsible for unstable South Asia: WP
WASHINGTON (NNI): While bitter enemies from Ireland to Israel are bowing to the dictates of peace and economic development, the threat of war in South Asia continues to loom large.
Outlook reveals US-India nexus against Pakistan - The Nation
NEW DELHI - A futuristic United States study has anticipated a military alliance between India and the United States targeting Pakistan and its nuclear weapons during next 12 years.
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