Afghanistan's Taliban capture strategic area in northeast
KABUL, Sept 30 (AFP) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia captured overnight the key area of Tangi Farkhar in the northeastern Takhar province, the opposition said Saturday.
Afghan Taliban Capture Key Area
By AMIR SHAH
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Afghanistan's Taliban rulers captured a strategic northern area in Takhar province, pushing the besieged opposition forces deeper into the country's northeast corner, an opposition spokesman said Saturday.
U.S., Taliban Discuss Terrorist
By HARRY DUNPHY
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. officials and representatives of the Taliban, the religious militia that controls 90 percent of Afghanistan, held ``frank and straightforward'' discussions about a fugitive terrorist accused in U.S.
U.S., Taliban meet, disagree on bin Laden
WASHINGTON, Sept 29 (Reuters) - The Taleban and the United States on Friday discussed a U.S. request that Afghanistan expel guerrilla leader Osama bin Laden but a U.S. spokesman said they made no progress on this and other disputes.
Russia makes efforts to bring peace to Afghanistan
MOSCOW, September 30 (Itar-Tass) - Russia is making efforts to ensure that peace be established in Afghanistan and developments which are going on in Afghanistan now should not "overrun the space of the former Soviet Union
Italy no more interested in Afghan Loya Jirga
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Italy is no more interested in supporting Loya Jirga and instead called for other ways and means to find a solution to the longstanding Afghan conflict.
Italian Minister announces $4m Afghanistan fund
ISLAMABAD, Sept 29 (NNI): Italy has established a fund for the rehabilitation of the Afghan people and for activities aiming at finding a political solution of the internal strife in Afghanistan with an initial endowment of
Diplomat: Pakistan, Russia Agree to Cooperate on Afghanistan
MOSCOW (Sept. 29) XINHUA - Russia and Pakistan have agreed to work together to restore peace in Afghanistan, Pakistani Ambassador to Moscow Iftikhar Murshed said here Friday.
UN asks warring Afghan sides to allow humanitarian supplies
Islamabad, Sept 30, IRNA -- The United Nations on Friday asked the warring Afghan factions 'to allow humanitarian assistance to reach those in need.
Pakistan for UNHCR, donor agencies' help to reptriate Afghan DPs
Islamabad, Sept 30, IRNA -- Pakistan has sought the help of United Nations High Commission for Refugees and international donor agencies
Tehran moot discusses Afghan situation
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The Coordination Council of Afghanistan, which met in Tehran took stock of situation in Afghanistan, reports Radio Tehran.
Americans aid women silenced by the Taliban
09/30/2000 By Bruce I. Friedland / Special Contributor to The Dallas Morning News
WASHINGTON – Just one nibble was a lick too much – the woman was beaten for eating ice cream in public after buying it from a street vendor, according to Senate testimony on the treatment of women in Afghanistan.
Cyprus group to work for Grand National Assembly in Afghanistan
Islamabad, Sept 30, IRNA -- The Cyrprus Initiative, which recently held a meeting in Nicosia with the participation of foreign-based
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