Call for preserving Afghan music
A new report on the censorship of music in Afghanistan says that the continuation of the country's rich musical traditions is und
Afghans are world's most displaced people
By Kate Clark in Islamabad - BBC
The United Nations has said Afghanistan is now showing the highest rate of population displacement in the world.
WFP warns of worsening food crisis in Afghanistan
By Tahir Ikram
ISLAMABAD, April 25 (Reuters) - Afghanistan faces a deepening humanitarian crisis this year as impoverished farmers cultivate about 50 percent less land because of drought and a lack
Afghans digging holes for shelter: UN
ISLAMABAD, April 24 (AFP) - Afghans driven from their homes by drought and war are living in holes in the ground because the international donor community has not provided enough emergency
UN envoy mulls peace moves with Afghan Taliban
KABUL, Afghanistan (Reuters) - The U.N. special representative for Afghanistan, Francesc Vendrell, arrived in the capital Kabul Tuesday and held talks with the ruling Taliban movement on proposals
Oil depot catches fire in Jalalabad
Islamabad, April 24, IRNA -- An oil depot in Jalalabad city of Taliban-controlled eastern Afghanistan, caught fire, causing loss of millions of Pakistani rupees, sources in Afghanistan said
US to Help Assess Afghanistan's Drug Fight, NY Times Says
Washington, April 25 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell is sending two narcotics experts to Afghanistan as part of an international team who will gauge how well the country's
U.S. for anti-terrorism efforts in C. Asia
By MARINA KOZLOVA
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan, April 24 (UPI) - A high-level U.S. delegation is visiting Central Asia this week to review efforts by the former Soviet states to fight terrorism, officials said Tuesday.
UNHCR seeks better access to Afghan refugees in Iran, Pakistan
Berlin (dpa) - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Ruud Lubbers, said Tuesday his agency needed far better access to millions of Afghan refugees in Iran and Pakistan.
Section of Pak-Afghan border remains closed
By Behroz Khan - The News int.
PESHAWAR: The Pak-Afghan border at Shaheedano Dand area of Kurram Agency remained closed for the second day on Tuesday as Taliban authorities continued to drag their feet
Pak-Afghan body to take up criminals issue
The news Int.
ISLAMABAD: The first ever meeting of high-powered Pak-Afghan Joint Committee, set up early this year, will be held during mid May in Kabul in order to sort out all mutual concerns between
U.S. Donates $6.1 Million UN Mine Action Program
In an April 20, 2001 ceremony in Islamabad, U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan, William B. Milam, presented 83 vehicles, worth more than $3.3 million, and a check for $2.8 million dollars to Mr. Antonio Donini
Expert testifies Islam bars killing of innocents
By Gail Appleson, Law Correspondent
NEW YORK, April 24 (Reuters) - The Prophet Mohammed would have forbidden the bombing of a building filled with innocent people, an Islamic scholar told a court trying four men in the 1998
Those wanted criminals
DAWN Editorial 4/25/01
PAKISTAN has formally demanded of the Taliban authorities to hand over the fugitives hiding in Afghanistan who are wanted for sectarian killings in this country. The Taliban have refused
Afghanistan: IRIN Interview with US Ambassador to Pakistan
ISLAMABAD, 23 April (IRIN) - The first US humanitarian assessment mission to Afghanistan to have been conducted since 1998 returned to Islamabad on 19 April. The US Ambassador to
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