UF Denies "Bogus" Reports of fighting in Badakhshan
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2000 - AAR - An anti-Taliban UF high-ranking official Thursday denied the Pakistani media reports quoting unknown Taliban sources that areas of northeastern Badakhshan province were captured by the militia following the fall of Takhar province's
Taliban vow non-interference in Central Asia after fall of Taloqan
KABUL, Sept 7 (AFP) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban Thursday allayed fears of any involvement in neighbouring Central Asian states, as its troops consolidated their positions after driving opposition forces from the key border town of Taloqan.
Afghan's Taliban Rulers Claim Gains
By AMIR SHAH
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia on Thursday claimed more gains against opposition forces in the northern province of Takhar as thousands of people fled the region to escape fighting.
Afghan Taleban consolidating grip on captured town
By Sayed Salahuddin
KABUL, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement said on Thursday it was consolidating its control of the newly captured northeastern town of Taloqan.
Taleban capture key northern town - BBC update 9/6
Kabul, Sept 6 (BBC News) -- Taleban forces in Afghanistan say they have begun securing the key northern town of Taloqan which they
captured overnight after a one-month assault.
Taliban capture Taloqan
By Behroz Khan - The News/Jang (Pak.)
PESHAWAR: The Taliban forces captured Taloqan, provincial capital of Takhaar province, from Ahmad Shah Masood and advanced towards Badakhshan by taking control of Kesham district, the Taliban sources in Kabul said on Wednesday.
Taliban demand UN seat after new blow to opposition
KABUL, Sept 6 (AFP) - The ruling Taliban militia on Wednesday renewed its demand to occupy Afghanistan's seat at the United Nations, hours after its fighters captured a key opposition stronghold in the northeast of the country.
Kazakh president calls for urgent meeting on Afghanistan
UNITED NATIONS, September 7 (Itar-Tass) - Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has urged the U.N Security Council to hold a special meeting on Afghanistan and Central Asia and to work out measures to stabilise the situation in those regions.
Khatami asks UN to broker peaceful solution to Afghan unrest
NEW YORK (NNI): President Mohammad Khatami here Tuesday evening urged the UN to build up efforts to find a peaceful solution to the Afghan unrest.
Afghan holder of Taliban passport stopped on Tajik border
DUSHANBE, September 6 (Itar-Tass) - A national of Afghanistan was stopped by Russian border guards at the Nizhny Pyandzh check- point on Tuesday night when trying to cross the border with a passport of the unrecognized Taliban government.
New Afghan ambassador arrives
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Afghan ambassador-designate to Pakistan Mulla Abdul Salam Zuaeef has arrived in Islamabad to assume his new responsibilities, diplomatic sources said Wednesday.
For our French-speaking readers:
Importante victoire des talibans contre le commandant Massoud en Afghanistan
Le Monde - Sept. 7
Maîtres de la quasi-totalité de l'Afghanistan, les talibans viennent d'infliger un revers à l'opposition en s'emparant, mercredi 6 septembre, de la ville de Taloqan. Chef-lieu de la province de Takhar, la ville était le quartier général d'Ahmad Shah Massoud,
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