Afghan peace possible, Pakistan a problem - Masood
By Sergei Yakovlev
DUSHANBE, April 10 (Reuters) - Ahmad Shah Masood, head of the armed resistance to Afghanistan's Taliban, said on Tuesday he did not rule out a peace dialogue with the ruling movement,
Masoud offers help to convene Loya Jirga in Afghanistan: Pak paper
Islamabad, April 10 (IRNA) -- A Pakistani newspaper on Tuesday reported that Afghan commander Ahmad Shah Masoud had offered his help in convening Loya Jirga for solution of the Afghan problem.
Ahmad Shah Masood believes Russia may help resolve crisis
By Galina Gridneva, Valery Zhukov
DUSHANBE, Apr 10, 2001 (Itar-Tass via COMTEX) -- Ahmad Shah Masood, commander of the armed resistance to Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement, said on Tuesday that he believed
Bin Laden message mystery - BBC
Confusion surrounds a statement allegedly issued by Saudi dissident Osama bin Laden, who is wanted on terrorism charges in the United States.
Delegates at an Islamic conference
Bin Laden Urges Muslims to Unite Behind Afghanistan's Taliban
Peshawar, Pakistan, April 11 (Bloomberg) -- Islamic militant Osama bin Laden called on Muslims around the world to support the hard-line Taliban regime in Afghanistan, Agence France-Presse
US congressmen hold talks with Taliban in Qatar: minister
DOHA, April 10 (AFP) - US congressmen held talks Tuesday in Doha with a high-ranking delegation from the hardline Islamic Taliban regime, which harbours Osama bin Laden, one of Washington's
Taliban wrap up visit to Qatar without recognition
DOHA, April 10 (AFP) - A Taliban delegation led by Foreign Minister Walid Ahmad Mutawakel wrapped up a four-day visit here Tuesday, no closer to having Qatar, president of the Organisation
Mental diseases afflict more people in Afghanistan: Taliban
Islamabad, April 10 (IRNA) -- Taliban Minister for Public Health, Mulla Mohammad Abbas Akhund on Tuesday said the number of those afflicted with mental diseases in Afghanistan was more
Sheets of plastic offer shelter to Afghan refugees in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD, April 10 (AFP) - The United Nations has begun distributing sheets of plastic to provide shelter to some of the more than 70,000 Afghan refugees at the makeshift Jalozai camp in Pakistan, officials said Tuesday.
People in northern Afghanistan eating animal fodder: UN
Islamabad, April 9, IRNA -- The United Nations on Monday said the drought and famine condition in northern Afghanistan had forced local people to eat 'neurotoxin' wild pulses and animal fodder
Pak rules out violation of Afghan border- South-Nexis
ISLAMABAD, Apr 11: Pakistan may ask for UN observers to be placed across its 2500 km boundary with Afghanistan to oversee its compliance to UN sanctions against Taliban for countering
Taliban high on agenda as India's Vajpayee kicks off landmark Iran visit
TEHRAN, April 10 (AFP) - Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee became the first Indian premier to visit Iran in seven years on Tuesday, with the Afghan crisis high on the agenda at the start
A theocratic dictatorship in Pakistan?
by Benazir Bhutto - The Independent Bangladesh 4/11/01
Pakistan’s military regime, under pressure to return to the barracks, is planning sweeping constitutional reforms. The reforms aim at keeping control of the nation’s destiny in the iron grip
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