Deposed Afghan president warns of refugee crisis amid fighting
Saturday, September 23 5:41 PM SGT
DUSHANBE, Sept 23 (AFP) - Deposed Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani warned Saturday of a catastrophe facing 200,000 refugeees in the northeast of Afghanistan, as fighting between rival factions in the region continued.
Afghan President calls to oust Taleban - BBC 9/23
The ousted President of Afghanistan, Burhanuddin Rabbani, has appealed to what he called friendly neighbouring countries for help in expelling the ruling Taleban movement from Afghanistan.
Taleban take another northern town
Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement has captured another district near the border with Tajikistan.
A Taleban information ministry spokesman said the town of Dasht-i-Archi in Kunduz province
Russia reports fighting in northern Afghanistan
DUSHANBE, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Troops loyal to Afghanistan's ruling Taleban militia are fighting anti-Taleban forces near the country's border with Tajikistan, a senior Russian border guard official said on Saturday.
Moscow calls Taliban to negotiating table
MOSCOW, Sept 22 (AFP) - Moscow is ready to take part in talks with Afghanistan's ruling Taliban to reach agreement on the situation there, Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov was quoted here Thursday as saying.
Taliban capture Sher Khan Bander:PTV
Islamabad, Sept 22, IRNA -- According to a Pakistan Television report Taliban on Friday captured Sher Khar Bander town on Afghanistan-Tajikistan border.
Taliban allay Annan's concerns
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghanistan's Taliban Friday allayed UN Secretary General Kofi Annan's concerns that Islamic militants becoming a serious threat to Central Asia.
Iranian, Pakistani FMs meet in New York
New York, Sept 22, IRNA -- Foreign Minister Dr Kamal Kharrazi in a meeting in New York Thursday with his Pakistani counterpart discussed the Afghan crisis and explored ways of restoring peace and stability
Long and hard journey home for Afghan refugees
ISLAM QALA, Afghanistan, Sept 22 (AFP) - "Point Zero" on the Iran-Afghanistan border is the starting point of an often long and testing journey made weekly by 4,500 Afghans voluntarily repatriated from Iran.
Mysterious disease again erupts in Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The outbreak of another mysterious disease in central Afghanistan has claimed a number of lives, mostly children, reports BBC.
Crop control Afghans angered by UN ditching drug project
Rory McCarthy in Islamabad - The Guardian Saturday September 23, 2000
The Taliban regime in Afghanistan rounded on the United Nations yesterday for pulling out of a key part of its anti-drug programme just weeks after the Islamic hardliners finally agreed to ban all opium cultivation.
Afghan Taleban use cranes to hang two men in public
KABUL, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement on Saturday publicly executed two men accused of working with opposition forces and carrying out bomb attacks in the capital Kabul, witnesses said.
UPDATE 1-Taleban says bin Laden's threat tape old
ReutersSep 23 2000 10:24AM ET
DUBAI, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement said on Saturday that taped threats by Saudi-born dissident Osama bin Laden to free a Muslim militant jailed in the United States were several years old.
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