Taliban jets bomb opposition after rockets hit Kabul on independence day
Sunday August 19, 11:18 PM
KABUL, Aug 19 (AFP) - Taliban jets pounded opposition-held areas Sunday, opposition sources said, as a rocket attack on the capital Kabul failed to upset Afghanistan's independence day parade.
Rockets hit Kabul outskirts as Taliban parade
KABUL, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Several missiles exploded on the outskirts of the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday as the ruling Taliban movement staged a military parade to mark the 72nd
Seven rockets hit Kabul airport
Islamabad, Aug 19, IRNA - Seven rockets hit Kabul international airport on Sunday as hard-line Taliban rulers celebrated 82nd anniversary of Afghanistan's independence from British
Afghan Taliban and opposition clash north of Kabul
KABUL, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Forces of Afghanistan's ruling Taliban exchanged heavy fire with opposition fighters loyal to Ahmad Shah Masood north of Kabul on Sunday, witnesses said.
No visa extension by Taliban forces diplomats to leave
Western diplomats in Afghanistan say they will return to neighbouring Pakistan tomorrow after being denied access to eight detained foreign aid workers.
Taliban claim arrest of 25 commanders in Mazar
Islamabad, Aug 19, IRNA -- Taliban say they have seized twenty-five commanders who allied with a senior most local commander in the north of Afghanistan, Amir Jan Kalachayi
Afghan children return after treatment in Germany
ISLAMABAD, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Ninety-seven Afghan children returned to Kabul on Sunday after receiving medical treatment in Germany, a Pakistan-based news service said.
Curbs not linked with Osama: Inam
WASHINGTON (Online): Foreign Secretary Inam ul Haq has said that the United States had not linked the lifting of sanctions against Pakistan to bin Laden’s deportation from Afghanistan.
63 Afghans held in Quetta
QUETTA (PPI): Authorities in Pak-Afghan Bordern town of Chaman rounded up 63 Afghans from the border for their efforts to enter Pakistan.
Thousands of Iran-based Afghan refugees demand delay in repatriation
Sunday, 19-Aug-2001 3:50PM
TEHRAN, Aug 19 (AFP) - Several thousand Af ghan refugees demonstrated Sunday in Iran's northeastern holy city of Mashhad demanding a delay in the application of the repatriation
Afghanistan's mine sweeping agency reduces staff
Islamabad, Aug 19, IRNA - The Mines Sweeping Programme in Afghanistan has decided to make twenty five percent decrease in the number of its workers due to financial problems although
New EPI centre out of reach in Darwaz
ReportPESHAWAR: Darwaz District of Badakhshan Province, considered one of the most remote in Afghanistan, is now home to the area’s first-ever, fixed centre for the expanded programme on immunisation
Model Deeni Madaris to be established
President Musharraf promulgates ordinance
ISLAMABAD (Online): President General Pervez Musharraf Saturday promulgated an ordinance for establishment of Model Deeni Madras through integration of Islamic education system
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