World should engage, rather than isolate, Taliban: Musharraf
The News: Jang
MOSCOW: President General Pervez Musharraf has said Taliban are dominant reality in Afghanistan and the international community should engage
Russia steps up security on Afghan-Tajik border
DUSHANBE, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Russian border guards in Tajikistan said on Wednesday they were taking steps to boost security on the Afghan border
Taliban Set Up Border Force Against UN Monitors
ISLAMABAD, Aug 21, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Taliban have announced to set up border force against the international monitors, press report reaching here said on Tuesday.
Pakistan appeals to UN Council on India, Taliban
UNITED NATIONS, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Pakistan wants the United Nations to ease sanctions against Afghanistan's Taliban rulers but will cooperate with observers
Afghan Taliban say no early access to westerners
By Syed Salahuddin
KABUL, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban on Wednesday ruled out any access to eight westerners accused of trying to convert Muslim
Diplomats appeal for Red Cross access to aid workers in Kabul
ISLAMABAD, Aug 22 (AFP) - Western diplomats Wednesday urged the Taliban to allow Red Cross visits to eight foreigners detained for allegedly preaching
US envoy prepares to leave Kabul as US criticises Taliban
WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (AFP) - The United States Monday criticised the Taliban's refusal to allow diplomats to visit detained foreign aid workers in Kabul as
World asked to help convene Loya Jirga: Conference on Afghanistan
PESHAWAR, Aug 20: The Council for Understanding and National Unity of Afghanistan (CUNUA) has called upon the international community to help
'US doesn't want to lose Pakistan'
WASHINGTON: The United States will not shun the "useful" US friendship with Pakistan as it seeks to enhance increasingly close relations with India
Sanctions Against Taleban Also Impact Pakistan
Breck Ardery United Nations VOA
Pakistan's foreign secretary, Inam ul-Haque, says international sanctions against the Taleban movement are hurting both Afghanistan and his own nation.
Karachi police raid militant groups, detain 200
By Aamir Ashraf
KARACHI, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Police in Pakistan's port city of Karachi on Wednesday detained more than 200 people in raids on militant Islamic groups that had failed
14,000 Afghan families seek asylum in Pakistan
The news Jang
GENEVA: Nearly 14,000 Afghan families in refugee camps are seeking asylum in Pakistan, the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said Tuesday.
US used info warfare to avert attacks by Osama
WASHINGTON (Online): The United States used information warfare to prevent two attacks planned by Osama bin Laden's organisation on American
US senator pledges removal of sanctions
US senate majority leader Thom Daschle has pledged support for removing sanctions against India when President George W Bush consults Congress after the summer recess.
WSJ accuses Pakistan of exporting N-technology
By Amir Mateen - Jang/The News
WASHINGTON: Pakistan has been proliferating nuclear technology to Iran, Libya and Iraq, alleges a report in the influential Wall Street Journal.
Osama bin Laden: The thorn in Pakistan's flesh
By Syed Saleem Shahzad - Asia Times
KARACHI - Saudi Arabian exile Osama bin Laden, who lives in Afghanistan with the protection of the Taliban government, is at the center of intense negotiations
Beijing Gets Tough With Separatists in Xinjiang - WSJ
John Pomfret Washington Post Service Tuesday, August 21, 2001
KASHGAR, China Hundreds of troop trucks backed by helicopters and fighters flying overhead blocked access to this Central Asian city on Aug. 9, climaxing
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