Masood starts guerrilla war against Taliban: Afghan opposition
KABUL, Sept 13 (AFP) - Afghan opposition commander Ahmad Shah Masood has launched a guerrilla war against the ruling Taliban militia in northeastern Takhar province after losing the provincial capital of Taloqan last week, an opposition
Eyewitnesses speak of high Taliban casualties in Taloqan
Islamabad, Sept 14, IRNA -- Eyewitnesses, arriving in Peshawar city of Pakistan from northern Afghanistan speak of a high rate of Taliban casualties, during their capturing of Taloqan city.
Opposition claims killing 62 Taliban
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghan opposition Northern Alliance Wednesday claimed repulsing Talibanís offensive in north east of Taloqan city and killing over fifty Taliban fighters.
Taliban take key hilltops in northern Afghan province
ISLAMABAD, Sept 13 (AFP) - Afghan Taliban forces have captured two important heights in northeastern Tarkhar province where they seized the key opposition stronghold of Taloqan last week, a report said Wednesday.
Normalcy returns to Taloqan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghanistanís Taliban have dismissed reports of large-scale migration from the strategic northern city of Taloqan saying normalcy has returned to the city.
AAR Editorial - 9/14/00:Ý
After almost six years of Talibanization of Afghanistan - courtesy of psychopaths within several known spy agencies and a coalition of power-petrodollar-monger ignorants who fell flat on their faces - the world should
Tajikistan closes border with Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Tajikistan has closed its border with Afghanistan, fearing a big influx of refugees fleeing the civil war there.
Afghanistan town in dire straits
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- The entire population of a fallen Afghan town is holed up in the snow-clad Pamir mountains and Western aid workers said Tuesday many might die if they did not
UNHCR visits Pakistan
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Sadako Ogata, has begun a visit to Pakistan to highlight the plight of Afghan refugees in the country.
Afghan war threatens stability in Central Asia-minister
UNITED NATIONS, September 13 (Itar-Tass) - Kazakhstan is seriously concerned with newly-emerging threats like international terrorism, extremism, illegal arms trade, drugs and organized crime.
Tajikistan to wipe out intl terrorism in republic
TAJIKABAD, Eastern Tajikistan, September 14 (Itar-Tass) - Tajikistan will not brook a bridgehead of international terrorism in its territory, said here on Wednesday evening Tajik President Emomali Rakhmonov,
PAKISTAN MAY EXPORT SURPLUS WHEAT TO AFGHANISTAN
ISLAMABAD, Sep 14, 2000 (AsiaPulse via COMTEX) -- The government is considering a reduction in the export price of wheat, paving the way of export of 6,00,000 tonnes of the commodity to the neighbouring Afghanistan.
Bomb scare on Musharraf plane - BBC
A plane carrying Pakistani military ruler General Pervez Musharraf was forced to return to New York on Wednesday night because of a bomb scare.
Lost decade in cutting Pakistan's poverty-World Bank
By Jack Redden
ISLAMABAD, Sept 14 (Reuters) - A deterioration in both the quality of government and state revenues has undermined efforts to reduce poverty in Pakistan over the past decade, the World Bank said on Thursday.
Rabbani Calls Taliban "Foreign-backed Occupation Force"
Afghan Leader Asks International Community to Get Serious
By Omar Samad
WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2000 AAR In the midst of what some analysts consider crucial military developments in Afghanistan ? where the Taliban and their foreign supporters are pushing for a decisive victory against their Afghan foes
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