Bin Laden pledges allegiance to Afghanistan's Taliban chief
DOHA, April 9 (AFP) - Alleged terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden has pledged his allegiance to the reclusive leader of the ruling Taliban militia in Afghanistan, the Doha-based Al-Jazeera
Bin Laden urges support for Taleban - BBC
The exiled Islamic militant Osama bin Laden, who is wanted on terrorism charges in the United States, has called on the Muslim world to support the Taleban regime in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan's Masood says trip to West "useful"
DUSHANBE, April 9 (Reuters) - Ahmad Shah Masood, commander of the armed resistance to Afghanistan's ruling Taliban movement, arrived in Tajikistan on Monday after what he described
Meeting Between Loya Jirga and “Cyprus” Processes Yields no Results
Discord Centers on Political Objective and Mechanism
By Omar Samad
WASHINGTON, April 10, 2001 – AAR – Representatives of two Afghan political initiatives, the Loya Jirga (grand assembly) or “Rome process,” and the “Cyprus process,” officially met for
UN Says Food Stocks in Northeast Afghanistan Almost Exhausted
United Nations, April 10 (Bloomberg) -- Food stocks in drought-affected northeastern Afghanistan are almost exhausted and the number of children dying from famine-related diseases is now
Moscow denies targeting Pakistan over Taliban aid
By Irwin Arieff
UNITED NATIONS, April 9 (Reuters) - Russia denied on Monday it was campaigning to impose sanctions on Pakistan for allegedly providing military assistance to Afghanistan's Taliban
Osama bin Laden Lashes out at UN for Afghan sanctions
Islamabad, April 10, IRNA -- Announcing allegiance to the Taliban reclusive leader, Mulla Umar, the Saudi exile Osama bin Laden Monday took a serious exception to the UN sanctions against Taliban.
Afghan Taliban urges Muslim unity versus "infidels"
ISLAMABAD, April 10 (Reuters) - The head of Afghanistan's ruling Taliban movement, Mullah Mohammad Omar, has sent a message to a conference in Pakistan urging Muslim unity against the "infidel world,
Pakistan Islamist sees anti-Islam "aggression"
By Tahir Ikram
TARO JABBA, Pakistan (Reuters) - The leader of a Pakistani fundamentalist Islamic party told a huge public rally Monday Islam was facing aggression from world powers and that Muslims had
Afghan Taliban delegation leaves Qatar after talks
DOHA, April 10 (Reuters) - The foreign minister of Afghanistan's ruling Taliban movement left Qatar on Tuesday after a four-day visit to seek humanitarian aid and political support.
Areas Liberated in Jawzjan and Ghore
April 5: Chaprasi district in Jawzjan province was freed from the control of the Pakistan-backed Taliban militiamen.
SPACH PRESS RELEASE
The Society for the Preservation of Afghanistan’s Cultural Heritage (SPACH) expresses its outrage at the destruction of the two Buddha statues in Bamiyan. SPACH wishes to associate
Afghan Taliban warn of locust plague - BBC
The Taliban authorities in Afghanistan have appealed to the United Nations and to neighbouring countries for help in combatting a potential plague of locusts.
More Afghan refugee children leave school
A survey of camps housing Afghan refugees in Pakistan indicates that there has been a sharp decrease in the number of children attending schools there.
Death puts boxing in the firing line
By BRETT FOLEY
Tuesday 10 April 2001
A ban on boxing would drive it underground, a spokesman for the sport said yesterday after the death of a man injured in a bout in Melbourne on Friday night.
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