Opposition: Afghan Taliban Attack
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) - Heavy fighting raged outside Afghanistan's northern city of Taloqan early Monday as the hardline Taliban Islamic militia launched a massive assault to capture this opposition stronghold, an opposition spokesman said.
Taliban launch yet another 3-headed attack on Taloqan
Islamabad, Sept 4, IRNA -- Following the failure of several attempts to capture Taloqan city of northern Takhar province of Afghanistan,
People flee drought, fighting in Afghanistan: UN
KABUL, Sep 4 (AFP) - Hundreds of families have arrived in the western Afghan city of Herat to escape severe drought and fighting in nearby Ghor, Badghis and Faryab provinces, the United Nations said Monday.
Afghan arrest over UN deaths
The Taleban authorities in Afghanistan say they have arrested a man in connection with the killing last month of seven people who had been working on a project to clear land mines.
Bomb explosion kills two in Kabul
KABUL (APP) - A bomb exploded in a residential neighborhood of Kabul early Sunday, killing at least two people, witnesses said. Apparently one of the victims was carrying the bomb when it exploded in a narrow street of the Qila-e-Fatehullah neighborhood,
Afghan leader asks UN, OIC to make Taliban accept Loya Jirga
Islamabad, Sept 4, IRNA -- An Afghan leader from the Shiite-dominated central Afghanistan on Monday asked the United Nations and the OIC to
Pakistani traders leave for Kandahar
Islamabad, Sept 4, IRNA -- A group of Pakistani traders from Baluchistan province left Quetta for Kandahar to explore Afghanistan's market for their products.
DG ISI visits Russia - The News International - Sep. 4, 2000
By Nasim Zehra
ISLAMABAD: The government sent Director General Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) Lt General Mahmud to Moscow last week. He met his counterpart Nikolai
Patrushev, chief of the Russian Federal Security Service (successor organisation to KGB), and Russian Defence Minister Igor Sergeyev.
Turkmen envoy presents peace package to Afghan opposition
KABUL, Sept 3 (AFP) - A Turkmenistan government emissary presented a secret peace package to the Afghan opposition urging them to reconcile with the ruling
Taliban militia, an opposition spokesman said Sunday.
Inderfurth's interview - The Nation (Editorial)
Sept. 3, 2000
THE interview given by US Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia Karl Inderfurth to the Voice of America and carried by the local Press is perhaps the first
instance when an American official has not, while giving vent to his country's grouse against the Taliban
Sadako Ogata to visit Pakistan, Afghanistan this month
The News Int. 9/4
ISLAMABAD: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Mrs. Sadako Ogata will arrive here on September 14 to draw international attention towards the
problems of Afghan refugees.
Ex-ISI Chief Ziauddin's court martial from 8th - The Nation 9/4
ISLAMABAD - The court martial proceedings against ex-ISI Chief Lt.-Gen. Ziauddin will be held at Taxila from September 8.
According to reliable sources, Gen. Ziauddin was taken into custody on October 12.
Letting Afghans manage Afghanistan
By Dr Maqbool Ahmad Bhatty - DAWN Opinion - 9/4
AS WE approach the millennium summit of the United Nations in early September, the inability of the world body to contribute meaningfully towards bringing
peace to war-ravaged Afghanistan will stand out as a minus in its record of accomplishments. The misery and economic
Rabbani to represent Afghanistan at UN summit - BR
KABUL (September 4) : Ousted Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani will address the United Nations Millennium Summit in New York next week, opposition officials said on Sunday.
Over 160 world leaders get together at UN millenium conference
UNITED NATIONS (NNI): Over 160 world leaders - Kings, dictators and democrats, the famous and unknown will get together at the UN Millenium Conference on September 6.
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