EU Assembly Chief Backs Afghan Opposition
Thursday April 5 11:14 AM ET
By Joelle Diderich
STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - The head of the European Parliament called Afghanistan's ruling Taliban a threat to the region on Thursday and urged Pakistan to stop supporting the hardline Islamic militia.
Massoud in Paris Assures of Growing " National Unity " and " Resistance " Against Taliban
Asks for Western Pressure on Pakistan and Increased Humanitarian Aid for All Afghans
Advocates " Democratic Islam ," Elections and Human Rights for Afghanistan
By Omar Samad
PARIS, March 4, 2001 – AAR – The legendary military leader of the Afghan resistance against the Taliban, commander Ahmad Shah Massoud, who is also the Defense Minister
Europe fetes Afghan rebel
By Justin Webb in Strasbourg
The commander of the Afghan opposition, Ahmed Shah Masood, is due to meet members of the European Parliament at Strasbourg in France.
Afghan leader pressures Europe over Taliban
Thursday April 5, 4:14 PM
STRASBOURG, April 5 (AFP) - Afghan opposition leader Ahmad Shah Masood, on a series of high-level meetings with European officials, arrived at the European Parliament Thursday
Masood cannot benefit from Europe trip: Taliban
Thursday April 5, 7:22 PM
KABUL, April 5 (AFP) - Afghanistan's Taliban regime Thursday slammed the European Parliament's invitation to opposition leader Ahmad Shah Masood, saying it would encourage him
Afghan commander Masood would give women the vote
PARIS, April 5 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's opposition Northern Alliance would let women vote in free elections if it ousted the radical Taliban from power, its leader Ahmad Shah Masood said on Thursday.
Pakistan dismisses UN complaints on refugee policy
By Evelyn Leopold
UNITED NATIONS, April 5 (Reuters) - Pakistan's U.N. ambassador challenged U.N. complaints about his country's handling of Afghanistan refugees, saying Islamabad had accepted millions
Pakistan Urges UNHCR to Provide Aid to Afghan Refugees
Wednesday, April 04, 2001 5:17 PM EST
UNITED NATIONS, Apr 4, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Pakistan urged the United Nations High Commissioner of Refugees (UNHCR) to stay on its commitment on providing aid
Standoff in Afghan province mirrors patchwork across country
Thursday April 5, 11:40 AM
CHAGHCHARAN, Afghanistan, April 5 (AFP) - In Afghanistan's Ghor province the Taliban and the opposition are squared up for a fight on hold for the time being to avoid adding to the misery brought by a severe drought.
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