Afghan guerrilla to meet with EU security chief, aid official
Friday April 6, 7:56 PM
BRUSSELS, April 6 (AFP) - Afghan opposition leader Ahmad Shah Masood, on a high-profile European tour, came to the European Commission Friday asking support in battling
European Parliament Considers Aid for Afghan Anti-Taliban Forces
Thursday, April 05, 2001 11:07 AM EST
PARIS, Apr 5, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- President of the European Parliament Nicole Fontaine said Thursday that the parliament will consider providing aid to Afghanistan's anti-Taliban forces.
Anti-Taleban leader calls for support
The Afghan opposition military commander, Ahmed Shah Masood, has urged the European Parliament to press Pakistan into ending its support for the Taleban religious regime.
Pakistan denies helping Afghan Taliban
ISLAMABAD, April 6 (Reuters) - Pakistan on Friday rejected a renewed Afghan opposition allegation that it was giving military aid to Afghanistan's ruling Taliban movement.
France to Provide Aid to Afghan People
Thursday, April 05, 2001 11:11 AM EST
PARIS, Apr 5, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- France will provide the Afghan people with food aid worth 23 million francs (about 3.1 million U.S. dollars) and humanitarian aid of 5 million francs
Aid operation swings into action in Afghan's drought hit Ghor
Friday April 6, 11:35 AM
CHAGHCHARAN, Afghanistan, April 6 (AFP) - As war and drought-ravaged Afghanistan teeters on the brink of a humanitarian catastrophe, the first major efforts to alleviate the crisis were Friday swinging into action.
U.N. says 1,000 Afghans arriving daily in refugee camps
Friday April 6, 7:05 PM
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Friday that 1,000 Afghans were arriving each day at camps in the western city of Herat seeking food and shelter.
Needs outstripping supplies in Afghan camps
The United Nations says the situation in camps for displaced people in western Afghanistan is deteriorating with need outstripping supplies.
Urgent food appeal for stranded Afghans
A British medical relief charity says that conditions have seriously deteriorated for about one-thousand Afghan refugees stranded on the Tajik border.
Shattered Afghan University Struggles to Recover
Thursday April 5 1:19 PM ET
By Jack Redden
KABUL, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Kabul University proudly unveiled its new computer center this year, complete with three donated PCs and a printer.
UNESCO sees dialogue with Taliban vital for culture
By Tahir Ikram
ISLAMABAD, April 6 (Reuters) - The United Nations cultural agency said on Friday it was important to keep the Afghanistan's ruling Taliban engaged in talks to preserve whatever
Afghanistan fighting close to border with Tajikistan
Friday, April 06, 2001 12:27 AM EST
DUSHANBE, Apr 06, 2001 (Itar-Tass via COMTEX) -- Fighting between Afghanistan's Taliban radical miltia and Northern alliance troops was going near the border with Tajikistan last night.
Italy smashes nerve centre of Islamic guerrilla group
Friday April 6, 2:02 AM
By Emilio Parodi
MILAN (Reuters) - Italian police on Thursday smashed the "nerve centre" of an Islamic guerrilla group bent on carrying out attacks across Europe and directly linked to Afghan training
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