Karzai in Rome for Talks with Former Afghan King
Tuesday December 18 1:52 AM ET
By Eleanor Biles
ROME (Reuters) - The man designated to head the interim government that will take power in Afghanistan this week was to meet the former Afghan king Tuesday
Afghan leaders accept 5,000 in international force
Tuesday December 18, 8:56 PM AFP
Afghan leaders have agreed to accept an international security force of 5,000 troops in the war-torn country, defence ministry officials revealed.
Bin Laden location a mystery after loyalists routed
By Sebastian Alison and Alan Elsner
Tuesday December 18, 3:16 PM
TORA BORA, Afghanistan/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The whereabouts of Osama bin Laden, the world's most wanted man, remained a mystery on Tuesday as U.S.
U.S. dismisses reports its planes attacked in Afghanistan
By Jeremy Page
Tuesday December 18, 9:37 PM
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - U.S. Central Command said on Tuesday that what was first believed to be a ground-to-air missile attack on two military planes
Missiles Fired at U.S. Planes Over Afghan Desert
Tuesday December 18 6:42 AM ET
By Jeremy Page
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Two U.S. military transport planes came under fire over the southern Afghan desert Tuesday in the first known ground-to-air missile
To Afghanistan With Love
Exiles Leave Comfortable Lives Here to Help Rebuild Homeland
By Nurith C. Aizenman
Washington Post Staff Writer
Tuesday, December 18, 2001; Page A01
He left his job, he wrote his will and he packed his bags. But as Omar Samad rushed to dismantle his life in America this week, he also made time to savor one of the pleasures
Uncertainty over Afghan security force
Tuesday, 18 December, 2001, 12:53 GMT BBC News
British General John McColl is talking to the new government
Tough negotiations on an international security force for Afghanistan are continuing in the capital Kabul amid reports of a disagreement between Britain and Germany over its command.
Humiliation for al-Qaeda fighters
Tuesday, 18 December, 2001, 04:52 GMT BBC News
The prisoners begged not to be paraded in public
Anti-Taleban fighters have publicly paraded captured members of the al-Qaeda terror network, as they continue to meet resistance from others forced out of their bases in mountains
Kabul waits for peacekeepers
Monday, 17 December, 2001, 22:21 GMT BBC News
Kabul celebrated its first post-Taleban Eid on Sunday
By the BBC's Caroline Wyatt
Even while the hunt for Osama Bin Laden continues, preparations are under way for the new broad-based interim administration to take office on 22 December.
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