EU invitation to Masood will infuriate Taliban, Pakistan: analysts
Monday April 2, 2:39 PM
ISLAMABAD, April 2 (AFP) - The invitation to Afghan opposition leader Ahmad Shah Masood to address the European Parliament this week is likely to enrage the ruling Taliban militia
On sale -- relics of Bamiyan Buddhas
The Times of India
LONDON: Relics of the 2,000-year-old Bamiyan Buddhas, blown up by Afghanistan's Taliban rulers last month in the face of global criticism, have now been put on sale in Pakistan's frontier town of Peshawar.
Unesco Now Backs Removal of Afghan Art
The International Herald Tribune
Monday, April 2, 2001 Ý
NEW YORK As recently as last year, Afghans, including members of the ruling Taleban, were imploring outsiders to help protect the country's cultural heritage by taking away portable
Afghan spirit crushed by war, Taliban austerity
The Times of India
KABUL: The small marble tomb of Babur, founder of the Moghul Empire, lies ignored on a hillside in the Afghan capital.
Rabbani's military forces ready to confront Taliban: official
Tehran, March 31, IRNA -- Afghanistan's Ambassador to Tehran Mohammad Kheirkhah here on Sunday said the military forces of President Burhaneddin Rabbani are well
Fighting in Afghanistan keeps Russian troops on red alert
Monday, April 02, 2001 2:56 AM EST
DUSHANBE, Apr 02, 2001 (Itar-Tass via COMTEX) -- The Moscow and Pyanj detachments of the Russian border troops stationed in Tajikistan continue to protect the Tajik-Afghan
Taliban have shown they cannot govern: Eastham
WASHINGTON, Apr 01: Having failed to address the needs of its people, Afghanistan's Taliban militia has shown that they cannot govern, US Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia Alan Eastham has said.
Japanese girls give gifts to Afghan children
Sunday, 1 April 2001 17:13 (ET)
By B. A. KHAN
PESHAWAR, Pakistan, April 1 (UPI) -- Six Japanese girl scouts will travel to Pakistan this week to distribute "peace packs" among Afghan refugee children.
Twists and turns in Afghan politics
By Muhammad Ali Siddiqi
If, for some reason, the Taliban were to turn against Pakistan, India would be their most ardent supporter, their iconoclasm notwithstanding.
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