Some hungry Afghans say they living on grass
KHWAJA BAHAUDDIN, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Many people who fled from fighting in northeast Afghanistan have to eat grass to survive, residents and aid workers said Thursday.
U.S. to boost humanitarian aid to Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD, April 20 (Kyodo) - U.S. humanitarian aid to Afghanistan will be increased due to the deteriorating humanitarian situation in the war-torn, drought-stricken country, the U.S.
No change in US policy towards Afghanistan: Milam
The News Int.
ISLAMABAD: US Ambassador in Pakistan William Milam Friday ruled out any change in the humanitarian as well as other policies of the United States for war-ravaged and drought- stricken
EU Provides Humanitarian Aid to Afghanistan, Pakistan
BRUSSELS, Apr 19, 2001 (Xinhua) -- The European Union (EU) said on Thursday that it had provided Afghanistan and Pakistan with humanitarian aid amounting to 2.58 million euros (2.3 million U.S.dollars).
U.S. says joining drug team visit to Afghanistan
By Jack Redden
ISLAMABAD, April 20 (Reuters) - The United States is sending two officers with a U.N. drug team to Afghanistan next week to confirm reports the ruling Taliban have drastically curtailed
US and UK relax Afghan stance
By Kate Clark in Islamabad - BBC
Three US diplomats have returned from a visit to Afghanistan, the first since the US cruise missile attacks of 1998.
Rocca to succeed Inderfurth as South Asia point person
S. Rajagopalan - Hindustan Times
CHRISTINA B. Rocca is to be the new Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia, succeeding Clinton nominee Karl Inderfurth. The relatively low-profile Ms Rocca has been foreign
Rocca replaces Inderfurth for SA bureau
From Afzal Khan - The Nation
WASHINGTON – President George Bush has named Christina Rocca to be Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia Affairs, the office vacated by Karl Inderfurth with the change
Rocca knows her South Asia
By Chidanand Rajghatta - The Times of India News Service
WASHINGTON: The White House on Wednesday formally announced the nomination of Christina Rocca as the Assistant Secretary of State for South Asian Affairs. Rocca, who is currently
Neighbors, Russia, U.S. May Help Afghan Peace
ALMATY, Apr 19, 2001 -- (Reuters) The United Nations special envoy on Afghanistan said on Thursday combined efforts by neighboring states, plus Russia and the United States, could produce
Russian deputy FM holds talks with Pak officials
Islamabad, April 19, IRNA -- The Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander P. Losyukov, currently on a visit to Pakistan, held talks with senior officials of the Pakistani Foreign Ministry
China to build replica of destroyed Afghan Buddha statue
BEIJING, April 19 (AFP) - A Chinese entrepreneur has vowed to build an almost perfect replica of one of the two ancient Bamiyan Buddha statues blown to pieces last month by Afghanistan's
Powell, Russia's Ivanov set May date for US visit
WASHINGTON, April 19 (Reuters) - Russian-U.S. relations are back on track after reciprocal mass expulsions of alleged spies and Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov will make his first official visit to
156 more Afghan refugees' houses bulldozed
KOHAT, April 19: The Kohat Development Authority has bulldozed 156 more houses of Afghan refugees in the Ghamkol Camp to vacate 100 kanals of land for the construction of second
'Semi-revolt' in FO against Brigadier's appointment
ISLAMABAD—A large group of senior officers of Foreign Office is all set to approach the court seeking justice against the backdoor induction of a retired senior army officer by the military
Rocket attack rocks Quetta
QUETTA – Some areas of Quetta city and cantonment area were rocked when a powerful missile landed in the Cantt area Thursday night, creating panic among the residents. However
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