Delhi police file charges against Osama
NEW DELHI (Online): Dissident Saudi billionaire Osama bin Laden has been arraigned in a Delhi court by the police on charges of plotting to bomb the US embassy in the Indian capital.Laden
Taliban may allow foreign aid workers to return home
Islamabad, Aug 24, IRNA -- Press reports here quoted a senior Taliban official saying that the militia might allow the detained foreign aid workers to return to their home for hiring attorney.
Taleban softens stance
Saturday, 25 August, 2001, 15:01 GMT 16:01 UK BBC News
Afghanistan's ruling Taleban say they will allow the eight arrested foreign aid workers to receive visitors.
Iranian police arrest 16 smugglers in drug raids
TEHRAN, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Iranian police have arrested 16 drug smugglers and seized nearly 110 kg (240 lb) of narcotics in several operations in the northeastern Khorasan
Pak government freezes accounts of banned sectarian groups
Islamabad, Aug 24, IRNA -- The government of Pakistan ordered to freeze the bank accounts of two sectarian groups, which were banned earlier this month.
Musharraf's sectarian nightmare
William Maley - The Friday Times (Pak.)
William Maley says Pakistan should bite the bullet and leave the Taliban to their fate if it wants to save itself from the militia's radical sectarian agenda
Jihadi groups demand Moin's removal: Fund-raising, mass contact drive announced
LAHORE, Aug 24: Demanding removal of Interior Minister Lt-Gen (retd) Moinuddin Haider, Punjab chapters of seven leading Jihadi organizations on Friday announced starting
US Centcom chief due in Pakistan next month
Islamabad, Aug 24, IRNA -- Commander of the United States Centcom, General Tommy Franks is due to arrive in Islamabad for a visit next month.
Pre-screening process at Jallozai camp completes
JALLOZAI: The pre-screening process of the newly-arrived refugees at Jallozai camp by the Afghan Commissionerate and UNHCR completed as 11,953 displaced people took part in the procedure.
Quetta living under the shadow of Afghan war
QUETTA, Aug 24 -- Once known as "little Paris" for cleanliness and wide boulevards, Quetta, capital of Pakistan's Balochistan province, has been among the greatest sufferers of the two-decade-long
Over 70 Afghan families arrive
PESHAWAR, Aug 24: Over 70 families from Afghanistan have illegally entered Pakistan during the last couple of days, violating a ban imposed by the NWFP government.
Najam Sethi's E d i t o r i a l - TFT
Since the military seized power in October 1999, more than 220 people (mostly Shias) have been killed and over 200 seriously injured in 80 outbreaks of religious violence in 30 cities of Pakistan.
Kate Winslet visits Afghan refugee camps
QUETTA: Renowned film actress of Hollywood and heroin of one of top movies Titanic, Kate Winslet arrived in the provincial capital on Thursday to visit the Afghan refugee camps in Balochistan.
`No objection' to Indo-Iran gas pipeline: Pakistan
New Delhi, Aug 25, IRNA -- Pakistan on Friday said it has no objection to the laying of a gas pipeline between India and Iran passing through its territory, the Press Trust of India said.
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