Afghan war goes on as thousands starve, Annan says
By Evelyn Leopold
UNITED NATIONS, April 24 (Reuters) - Secretary-General Kofi Annan warned that life for ordinary people in Afghanistan could become even nastier if a drought continues and the civil war intensifies.
Afghanistan Faces Renewed Fighting and Famine, UN's Annan Says
United Nations, April 24 (Bloomberg) -- Afghanistan is facing renewed fighting and famine creating a humanitarian crisis that may reach "alarming proportions,"
Afghan refugees 'face epidemics' - BBC
The United Nations has renewed its warning of the spread of epidemics in camps for Afghans fleeing drought and fighting between the ruling Taleban and opposition forces.
Afghan opposition leader, UN envoy meet in Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, April 23 (AFP) - Afghan opposition cammander Ahmad Shah Masood held talks on Monday with the United Nations' special envoy to Afghanistan, Francesc Vendrell,
Afghanistan will be center of terrorism, if Taliban continues
New Delhi, April 24, IRNA -- Afghanistan Ambassador to India Massod Khalili on Monday said that his country will be the center of world terrorism if Taliban continues its dominance there.
UNHCR chief to visit Afghanistan on July 30
Islamabad, April 23 (IRNA) -- The chief of the United Nations Hig h Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) will visit Afghanistan on July 30, reports said here on Monday.
Drought forces thousands to flee Afghan villages
By Meriel Beattie in Maslakh, Afghanistan - 24 April 01 - The Independent
A mass exodus of Afghans from the drought-stricken mountains of the north-west has unleashed a new humanitarian emergency, with thousands of families leaving their villages
Taliban refuse to hand over wanted men
By M. Ismail Khan - DAWN
PESHAWAR, April 23: The Taliban authorities have refused to hand over 21 wanted Pakistani terrorists to Islamabad, saying the fugitives were not on their soil, a senior government official said.
Pak-Afghan border closed in Kurram
By Behroz Khan - The News Int. 4/24/01
PESHAWAR: Pakistan Monday closed down its border with Afghanistan in Kurram Agency as tension mounted between the two countries over the detention of a Pakistani security personnel
The new Afghan dynamics
Rahimullah Yusufzai - The News Int. 4/24/01 - Opinion
As if its problems weren't already enough, Afghanistan's ruling Taliban Islamic Movement has suffered another blow with the death of deputy leader Mulla Mohammad Rabbani.
Uzbekistan gets US equipment
TASHKENT, April 23: The United States handed over 100,000 dollars worth of equipment on Monday to strengthen the frontiers of former Soviet Uzbekistan against drug smugglers and religious
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