Afghan refugees 'to receive aid'
Conditions in Jalozai camp are desperate
By Susannah Price in Islamabad - BBC
The government of Pakistan has announced it has come to an agreement with aid agencies to allow desperately needed relief to 70,000 Afghan refugees sheltering in a makeshift camp.
Afghans offers special rain prayers to end drought
KABUL, April 14 (Reuters) - Thousands of Afghans in the capital Kabul and many more throughout the country on Saturday offered special Islamic prayers
UN to monitor sanctions on Taliban
By Syed Talat Hussain - DAWN
ISLAMABAD, April 13: A five-member commission of experts is arriving in Pakistan on Saturday on a five-day visit to develop mechanism for effective monitoring
Pakistan rules out any role for India in Afghanistan
Islamabad, April 14, IRNA -- Pakistan has ruled out any role for India in the Afghan settlement, saying that the world community had identified role for only eight countries (six plus two) to resolve this issue.
Afghan armies exchange prisoners
The Taleban-run media in Afghanistan says a prisoner exchange has been carried out with opposing forces in the north of the country.
Two French nationals die in Afghanistan
KABUL, April 13 (AFP) - Two French nationals working for a non-governmental organization here have died in a car crash, colleagues said Friday.
Pakistan burns tonnes of drugs
KARACHI April 14 (Reuters) - Pakistan burned more than 15 tonnes of narcotics with a value of $1.17 billion on Saturday, anti-drugs officials said.
Pak diplomat, his wife arrested in Kathmandu
Islamabad, April 13, IRNA -- Pakistani newspapers on Friday reported that a Pakistani diplomat in Nepal and his wife were arrested in Kathmandu
Attempt to split a smaller world
Editorial Bangkok Post 4/14/01
If the violent men running Afghanistan have their way, the world will give honour to the Kabul regime and Muslims in every nation will support
Taliban extradite indicted killer to Pakistan
Islamabad, April 14, IRNA -- Taliban have handed over a person to Pakistan who had fled to Afghanistan after committing a crime, Pakistan Interior Minister, Moinuddin Haider said.
Pipe of Peace
The Times of India editorial 4/14/01
The declaration issued during Atal Behari Vajpayee's visit to Teheran signals to the world that India and Iran, together with other concerned countries
Commentary: U.S. policy and the "other" Afghanistan
By ELIE D. KRAKOWSKI
WASHINGTON, April 13 (UPI) -- It may be shrinking, but there's life in it yet.
The Islamic State of Afghanistan, recognized by the United Nations, is still a thorn in the side of the Taliban, the group that is widely regarded as controlling 90 percent
Russia returns to Central Asia as fears of Jihad rise
By Ahmed Rashid in Tavildera and Marcus Warren in Moscow
The Daily Telegraph - 4/14/01
It is using the threat of an Islamic Jihad, or holy war, to defend its return to the region 12 years after a humiliating retreat from Afghanistan. Plans for the force
Afghanistan: Warlord's Role As Political Leader Remains Questionable
By Jean-Christophe Peuch
Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
Afghanistan opposition leader Ahmad Shah Masood has finished a week-long tour of Western Europe that took him to Paris, Strasbourg, and Brussels. RFE/RL correspondent Jean-Christophe Peuch speaks with specialists on Afghan affairs on what dividends the visit could bring to the military commander.
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