Fighting kills 40 supporters of Osama
LONDON (Internews) - More than 40 Arab Afghan supporters of Osama Bin Laden were killed or lost their legs from the mines during the recent battles that they fought along side the Taleban forces, reports said here Thursday.
Ministers want Taliban report a year after sanctions
By Evelyn Leopold
UNITED NATIONS, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Ministers of eight nations involved in seeking a peace in Afghanistan commissioned another progress report on the turbulent Central Asian nation, which some diplomats said could lead to further sanctions.
Albright "encouraged" by similarity of US, Iranian views on Afghanistan
UNITED NATIONS, Sept 15 (AFP) - US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said Friday she was encouraged by the similarity of views between Washington and Tehran over the problems in Afghanistan.
Iran denies plans to meet Albright, but sees positive move in US position
TEHRAN, Sept 16 (AFP) - Iran's foreign ministry said Saturday that the presence of US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright at a meeting in New York attended by Foreign Minister Kamal Kharazi
Kharrazi: Militarist policy of Taliban, their supporters naive
United Nations, New York, Sept 16, IRNA -- Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi said here Friday that the militarist policy adopted by the
Afghan crisis has transcended regional limits, Ivanov says
UNITED NATIONS, September 16 (Itar-Tass) - It is absolutely obvious that the "internal Afghan crisis, which turned Talib-ruled Afghanistan into a global seat of international terrorism, has already transcended regional limits
Refugee situation still fluid in Afghanistan's Takhar province: UN
Islamabad, Sept. 15, IRNA -- The United Nations on Friday said refugee situation in Afghanistan's northern Takhar province was still fluid.
CE urges world to engage Taliban
RAWALPINDI (NNI): Chief Executive General Perez Musharraf has emphasized the need for the international community's engagement with the Taliban regime in Afghanistan, an official spokesman said in a statement here Friday.
Pak, Afghan Taliban threaten to attack video centers in Pakistan
Islamabad, Sept. 15, IRNA -- The Pakistani and Afghan Taliban on Friday warned the Pakistani authorities to close down video shops in
Ogata to meet Afghan refugees
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Mrs Sadako Ogata, is beginning a visit to Afghan refugees in the remote Pakistani province of Baluchistan.
Afghan refugees face donor fatigue
By Susannah Price in Islamabad - BBC 9/15
The UN high commissioner for refugees has said that funding for Afghan refugees was drying up because the international community could see no solution to their plight.
UN to reduce presence in Afghanistan after new big opium harvest
UNITED NATIONS, Sept 14 (AFP) - The UN Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention said Thursday it would reduce its presence in Afghanistan, where opium production remains high despite a ban by the Islamist Taliban regime.
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