Afghanistan Rally Denounces U.S. "Indifference" and Calls for "Action"
Taliban and Pakistan Accused of "Aggression" and major "Violations"
By Omar Samad
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2000 - AAR - They came from afar and from nearby. Afghans and Americans, from diverse backgrounds - some expatriates, others concerned citizens and political activists - braved
UN envoy tries again to stop Afghan fighting, arms
UNITED NATIONS, Sept 25 (Reuters) - The Afghan Taliban's quest for international recognition and fear of further sanctions might convince the Islamic fundamentalist movement to negotiate a peace plan, a U.N. official said on Monday.
Washington cannot get bin Laden through sanctions: Taliban
KABUL, Sept 26 (AFP) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban on Tuesday reiterated that the UN Security Council's threat of harsher economic sanctions would not force them to hand over suspected terrorist Osama bin Laden to Washington.
Tajik leader sees threat from Afghan border crisis
By Sergei Yakovlev
DUSHANBE, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Tajik President Imomali Rakhmonov told a government meeting on Tuesday that fighting raging in Afghanistan near the border between the two Central Asian states was a threat to the whole region.
Threat of possible refugee exodus from Afghanistan growing
DUSHANBE, September 26 (Itar-Tass) - The world community should take urgent measures in order to avert a humanitarian catastrophe in Afghanistan provoked by escalation of military activities, which caused thousands
Tajik-Afghan border tense - BBC 9/25
Russia has placed its forces in Tajikistan on high alert in response to an upsurge in fighting over the border in northern Afghanistan.
Russia worried by worsening situation in Afghanistan
MOSCOW, September 25 (Itar-Tass) - Russia is seriously concerned about the worsening situation in Afghanistan, Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Losyukov said.
Heavy Fighting Continues in Chal
As received from: Payam-e-Mujahid - Monday, September 25
A Mujahideen military source reported from the district of Farkhar that the combined forces of Pakistan and the Taliban launched two heavy attacks today on Mujahideen positions in Chal.
Issues with Russia to be ironed out: FM
By Hasan Akhtar - DAWN
ISLAMABAD, Sept 25: Foreign Minister Abdul Sattar has expressed the hope that talks with the Russian President's special envoy, Sergei Yastrzhembsky, will help ironing out any differences and promote bilateral relations
Military gains not to win recognition for Taliban: Ishaq Gillani
Islamabad, Sept 25, IRNA -- Leader of the Council for National Unity and Consensus in Afghanistan, Syed Ishaq Gillani says military gains
Taleban warned against goods smuggling to Pakistan
KABUL (September 26) : The Pakistan government has warned Taleban that they should stop smuggling electronic equipment to Pakistan.
China denies ethnic tension exists in Xinjiang
BEIJING, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Despite a spate of bombings and a huge Chinese military presence, ethnic ties in China's northwestern region of Xinjiang are enjoying their ``best period in history,'' a regional official said on Tuesday.
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