Afghan Taliban oust opposition from province on Tajik border
Friday, September 22 9:36 PM SGT
KABUL, Sept 22 (AFP) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban Friday seized three key towns on the Tajikistan border, ousting opposition forces completely from the northern Kunduz province, Taliban officials and reports said.
Afghan Taleban take foes' airport, key area
By Sayed Salahuddin
KABUL, (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement Thursday captured an airport and another strategic area from its opponents in the northeast of the country, Taleban and opposition officials said.
Taliban says bin Laden guest, no proof against him
By Michele Kambas
UNITED NATIONS, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's Taleban rulers, accused of sheltering militant Osama bin Laden, said on Thursday there was no proof that the Saudi-born national was engaged in terrorist activities.
Taliban Open a Campaign to Gain Status at the U.N.
By BARBARA CROSSETTE
NEW YORK TIMES - 9/21 - REGISTRATION REQUIRED www.nytimes.com
UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 20 ó Four years after taking control of most of Afghanistan, the Islamic Taliban movement sent a high-level team to New York this week to lobby for
Taliban release rapist official
Islamabad, Sept 21 (IRNA) -- Taliban have released one of their government officials 'who is accused in countless cases of rape,' a Pakistani daily reported on Thursday. Daily, "The Frontier Post" quoted 'credible sources' as saying that Mulla Akhtar
U.S. Opposes U.N. Seat for Taliban
By BARRY SCHWEID
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States will oppose awarding the Islamic Taliban movement the Afghan seat at the United Nations, Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said Thursday,
Annan warns Afghanistan's neighbours of Islamic militant threat
UNITED NATIONS, Sept 21 (AFP) - UN Secretary General Kofi Annan urged Afghanistan's neighbours Thursday to work together to solve the crisis there, before Islamic militants become a serious threat to Central Asia.
Turkmen and Uzbek leaders call for resolution of Afghan war
ASHKHABAD, Sept 21 (AFP) - Turkmen and Uzbek leaders called Thursday for a resolution of Afghanistan's civil war, blaming the long-running conflict for incursions by Islamists which were undermining regional stability.
Taleban say need help to eliminate Afghan opium
By Jack Redden
ISLAMABAD, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taleban
on Friday appealed for international aid to help meet its avowed goal of eliminating poppy production in the world's largest source of opium.
Many People Die of Cholera-like Disease in Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (Sept. 22) XINHUA - Many people, most of them children aging from six months to two years, have died of a cholera-like disease in central Afghanistan, the Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) reported.
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