Mystery outbreak kills at least 16 in Afghanistan
KABUL, Sep 16 (Reuters) - At least 16 people have died from a mysterious outbreak affecting several parts of drought-stricken central Afghanistan, aid workers said on Saturday.
Renewed war displaces 150000 Afghans
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Renewed fighting in northern Afghanistan between the ruling Taliban and opposition Northern Alliance has rendered nearly 1,50,000 people displaced, reports VOA.
Afghan war threatens region
By Mark Devenport, New York - BBC
Foreign ministers from the United States, Russia and six of Afghanistan's neighbours have expressed grave concern over the intensifying fighting in Afghanistan and its negative humanitarian consequences.
Annan Rejects military solution for Afghan conflict
United Nations, New York, Sept 16, IRNA -- The United Nations Secretary General, Kofi Annan, on Friday in the meeting of the Six Plus Two group warned that the fall of Taloqan has raised the possibility that Badakhshan
UNHCR chief alerts donors to Afghan refugees
By Tahir Ikram
LORALAI, Pakistan, Sept 16 (Reuters) - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Sadako Ogata, said on Saturday the world must be alerted to the condition of hundreds of thousands of Afghan refugees in Pakistan.
Refugee Chief Heads To Afghanistan
By HAROON RASHID
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) - The top U.N. refugee official helped send more than 800 Afghan refugees back to their homeland Sunday, then traveled to Afghanistan for talks with the ruling Taliban on their poor human rights record.
UNHCR chief calls for peace in Afghanistan as refugees leave Pakistan
BELELI, Pakistan, Sept 17 (AFP) - UN High Commissioner for Refugees Sadako Ogata Sunday called for the restoration of peace in Afghanistan as she bade farewell to some 201 Afghan families who are to be resettled in their home country.
Daily praises Annan's renewed initiative to solve Afghan crisis
Tehran, Sept 17, IRNA -- `Kayhan International' Sunday commented on the recent developments in Afghanistan and praised the initiative of
Six-plus-two calls for cease-fire in Afghanistan
Sattar pleads for broad-based government
NEW YORK (NNI): The Six-plus-Two Group on Afghanistan has expressed concern over the continuing fighting in Afghanistan and called on the warring factions to agree to a cease-fire and commence negotiations
Afghanistan is the origin of drug-related problems: UNDCP
MASHHAD, KHORASAN PROV. (NNI): The United Nations International Drug Control Program's (UNDCP) envoy to Iran Antonio Mazzitelli said here Saturday that Afghanistan is at the center of all drug related problems worldwide.
Two Afghans without IDs detained in Dagestan
MAKHACHKALA, September 17 (Itar-Tass) - Two nationals of Afghanistan, who had no identification documents, were detained in Dagestan last night, the press service of the Dagestani interior ministry has told Itar-Tass.
The voice of Afghan women
By Sima Wali, Boston Globe Opinion - 9/16/2000
By now, we know about the grave human rights violations committed by the Taliban against the Afghans, especially women.
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