Anti-Taliban leaders say broadening Afghan war
By Laurent Hamida
KHAWAJA BAHAUDDIN, Afghanistan, April 23 (Reuters) - Leaders of the anti-Taliban alliance have dispersed to various parts of Afghanistan to lead
Afghan opposition says Taliban recruiting mercenaries
KABUL, April 22 (AFP) - A group battling Afghanistan's Tal iban Sunday accused the ruling Islamic militia of planning to field more foreign mercenaries for its
UN envoy meets Afghan commander
The United Nations special envoy to Afghanistan, Francesc Vendrell, has had a two-hour meeting with the commander of the country's main opposition, Ahmad Shah Masood.
Afghan Taliban applauds US move
KABUL, April 22 (AFP) - Afghanistan's Taliban Sunday said a trip by US official s to the country's drought-hit areas this week marked an acknowledgement by
ICRC distributes food in Afghan drought-hit villages
KABUL, April 22 (AFP) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Sunday said it had distributed 1,450 tonnes of food during the month to drought
Bomb explodes in Pakistan market
A bomb has ripped through a crowded market on the outskirts of Islamabad, injuring up to 20 people.
Iran security forces kill two Afghans in clashes with drug smugglers
TEHRAN, April 22 (AFP) - Security forces k illed two Afghans and seized 72 kilos (158 pounds) of heroin in several clashes in the northeastern province
317 Afghans arrested in central Iran
Tehran, April 22, IRNA -- Iran's police on Sunday arrested 317 illegal Afghan immigrants crammed on a truck in central Mehriz, local police reported.
Tajikistan concerns over Afghan border
President Emomali Rakhmonov of Tajikistan has warned of tensions on the country's border with Afghanistan as he arrived in Moscow for talks with President Vladimir Putin.
Afghan issue hampers Russia-Pak ties: Minister
By Arun Mohanty - Times of India
MOSCOW: Islamabad's vaguely articulated position on Afghanistan stands in the way of development of ties between Russia and Pakistan, Russia's Deputy Foreign
Land for Afghan refugees sought
PESHAWAR, April 22: Afghan Commissionerate, NWFP has approached the provincial government for allocation of land at Shamshato to accommodate around 100,000
Dark shadows on the horizon
General (R) Mirza Aslam Beg - The News Int. Opinion 4/23/01
South Asia is deeply enmeshed in global conspiracies with ominous bearings for Pakistan, and therefore, it requires a well-deliberated analysis to identify
The changing Indo-Iran relations
Dr Rifaat Hussain The News: Jang (Pak.) - OPINION 4/22/01
Judged both in terms of its rhetoric and substance, Indian Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee's four-day official visit to Tehran last week was a significant event.
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