TALOQAN FALLS AS FIGHTING RAGES
By Omar Samad
Updated 12:30 PM
WASHINGTON, 09/06/2000 - AAR - Anti-Taliban United Front sources told AAR Wednesday morning that sporadic fighting is still going on in the suburbs of Taloqan following a major Taliban assault on the northern city overnight.
Taleban capture key northern town - BBC
Wednesday, 6 September, 2000, 10:31 GMT 11:31 UK
Taleban forces in Afghanistan have captured the key northern town of Taloqan from the opposition Northern Alliance.
A spokesman for the Northern Alliance, Dr Abdullah, said the Alliance withdrew their forces after heavy overnight fighting,
Taliban, United Front endorse fall of Taloqan to militia
Islamabad, Sept 6, IRNA -- Both the Taliban embassy in Islamabad and the United Islamic front's spoeksman, Dr. Abdullah on Wednesday
Foreign Office avoids comments on fall of Taloqan to Taliban
Islamabad, Sept 6, IRNA -- Pakistan Foreign Office on Wednesday avoided comment on the fall of Taloqan city of Afghanistan to the
Afghan envoy meets Pakistan President
ISLAMABAD (September 6) : The out-going Ambassador of Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan to Pakistan Maulvi Sayed Muhammad Haqqani paid a farewell call on President Muhammad Rafiq Tarar at the Aiwan-e-Sadr here on Tuesday.
Taliban close down training camp
By Ansar Abbasi - DAWN
ISLAMABAD, Sept 5: The Taliban government has reportedly closed down one of the training camps in Afghanistan on Pakistan's request.
Afghan deminers shocked by UN operations cut
KABUL, Sept 6 (AFP) - Deminers in Afghanistan are shocked at a drastic cut in their UN-funded operations and warn the move will cost lives and delay years of painstaking effort to rebuild the shattered country.
Russia, US to discuss terrorism at Moscow consultations
NEW YORK, September 5 (Itar-Tass) - Deputies of the Russian and U.S. foreign political department chiefs, Vyacheslav Trubnikov and Thomas Pickering, will meet in Moscow in October to discuss measures on the international terrorism,
State Department Accuses Iraq, Afghans
WASHINGTON, Sept 5 (AP) ó A State Department report released Tuesday says a significant percentage of the world population does not have the right to religious freedom, and it names Iraq and Afghanistan among the worst offenders.
Loya Jirga termed only solution to Afghan problem
PESHAWAR, Sept 5 (Frontier Post) - Shahzada Masoud, Chairman, Foreign Affairs, Great National Islamic United Front, has said that the proposed Loya Jirga, convened by the former Afghan King Zahir Shah,
Khatami meets world leaders
New York, Sept 5, IRNA -Iranian President Hojatoleslam Seyed Mohammad Khatami here Tuesday had brief meetings with several heads of states
Bin Laden 'linked to Indonesian militants'
Sydney Morning Herald
Jakarta: The Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden has established links with Muslim radicals in Indonesia who are behind attacks on Christians in the Maluku islands, according to Western intelligence sources in Jakarta.
Pak-Iran Afghan peace initiative after UN session
By Umer Farooq
The News Jang
ISLAMABAD: At present dormant, the joint peace initiative of Pakistan and Iran is likely to be revived in the wake of the UN General Assembly Millennium Session, with the aim to convince the Afghan warring factions to\
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