U.N. envoy urges Afghan peace after key town falls
By Altaf Hussein
FAISABAD, Afghanistan, Feb 15 (Reuters) - A U.N. envoy called for an end to 21 years of war in Afghanistan as opposition fighters brought home their dead after recapturing a key central
Taliban closes US office but officials still in NY
By Evelyn Leopold
UNITED NATIONS, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's Taliban rulers complied on Wednesday with a United States order to close their offices in New York but may be allowed to keep
Senior U.N. official meets ousted Afghan president
ISLAMABAD, Feb. 14 (Kyodo) - United Nations Undersecretary General Kenzo Oshima visited Faiazabad, capital of the northern Afghan province Badakhshan, and discussed
UN envoy visits 'forgotten' Afghans BBC
enior United Nations envoy, Kenzo Oshima, has visited Afghan refugee camps where more than 100 people died last month.
Refugees in miserable condition
The Nation 2/15/01
PESHAWAR (PPI) Worse conditions have been reported in the four main four Afghan refugees camps i.e, Shamshatoo, Jalozai, Akora, and Nasir Bagh.
35 groups warn against attack on Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD, Feb 14: Thirty-five religious parties on Monday vowed not to tolerate launching of any attack on Afghanistan from Pakistan. The meeting, presided over by Maulana
Shanghai Five Group Plans Anti-Terrorist Center in Central Asia
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Feb. 15 (Bloomberg) -- The Shanghai Five group of nations, bringing together Russia, China and three Central Asian countries, plans to create a joint anti-terrorism
PILOT: OSAMA'S JIHAD WAS STRICTLY BUSINESS'
Thursday,February 15,2001 By DEVLIN BARRETT - NY Post Online
Essam Al Ridi, who in the '80s fought alongside bin Laden in Afghanistan against the Soviet Union, testified yesterday in Manhattan federal court against four accused terrorists charged with working for bin Laden.
Afghan executions condemned
Thursday, 15 February, 2001, 15:39 GMT
Amnesty says international body needed to investigate atrocities
By Afghanistan correspondent Kate Clark BBC News
Amnesty International has condemned the summary execution of prisoners by the Afghan opposition.
Feb 15 marks Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan
MOSCOW, February 15 (Itar-Tass) - February 15 marks 12 years since Russian troops left Afghanistan.
On Febuary 15, 1989, Lieutenant-General Boris Gromov, commander of the 40th Army, was the last Russian soldier to cross a bridge over the Amu-Darya river which
Communist era Afghans 'dead'
Thursday, 15 February, 2001, 14:57 GMT
Thousands of Afghans who went missing during the period of communist rule from 1978 to 1992 have been declared dead.
Taliban's drug tide sweeps by tiny force
Pakistani agents have made a record haul but their net has many holes
Rory McCarthy in Dalbandin - The Guardian Wednesday February 14, 2001
Wandering round his sprawling estate in the deserts of southern Afghanistan, admiring his 12 Toyota Land Cruisers, Haji Jumar Khan must know he is beyond the reach of the law.
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