Two women hanged in Afghanistan
The ruling Taleban in Afghanistan, have publicly executed two women who'd been convicted of prostitution.
Hundreds of people watched as the women were hanged in a sports stadium in the southern city of Kandahar.
New idea to tackle Osama issue under study: US paper
By Tahir Mirza - DAWN
WASHINGTON, Feb 22: After denials by the Pakistan government that any new ideas on Osama bin Laden had been discussed during Interior Minister Gen Moinuddin Haider's
Congressmen visit refugee camp
PESHAWAR, Feb 24: The visiting team of three US Congressmen visited the new Shamshatu Afghan refugee camp and distributed relief goods among the refugees
Afghan shells land in Tajikistan
Saturday, 24 February, 2001, 09:20 GMT
Russian border guards in Tajikistan say twenty shells fired from Afghanistan have landed on Tajik territory near the Moskovski border post area.
Taliban withdraw two officials from Pakistan
Islamabad, Feb 24, IRNA -- The Taliban group has withdrawn a senior Pakistan-based diplomat and another official in compliance with the U.N. Security Council's curbs,
India, Russia to strengthen fight against terrorism
Arun Mohanty MOSCOW - The Economic times
INDIA and Russia have resolved to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the fight against international terrorism, which they assert poses a threat to their national security and sovereignty, official sources here said.
Moot slams curbs on Afghanistan - DAWN
KARACHI, Feb 22: The United Nations, Muslim rulers and justice-loving nations should raise their voice to withdraw economic sanctions from the war-ravaged
3.44 Mln U.S. Dollars Provided for Mine Action in Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (Feb. 23) XINHUA - The United Nations Co- ordinator for Afghanistan Friday signed an agreement with the European Union on 3.8 million Euro
Pakistan takes hard line as refugee crisis grows
By Nadeem Yaqub - Asia Times
PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Poorly-clad, barefoot children are shivering in sub-zero temperatures, people are begging for food and fresh graves are being dug every day,
Nuclear Pakistan and the new Bush team
By FARHAN BOKHARI Special to The Japan Times
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Less than three years after Pakistan detonated its first nuclear device, a new Republican administration has taken over in Washington.
War in Afghanistan dangerous for Central Asia, Dzhanuzakov
BISHKEK, February 23 (Itar-Tass) - A jeopardy of exports of narcotic drugs and extremist religious ideas will remain as long as Afghanistan is a leading maker of narcotics
Afghanistan: IRIN interview with Alan J Kreczko
Acting US Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration
ISLAMABAD, 23 February (IRIN) - In an interview with IRIN after the recent tightening of sanctions against the Taliban leadership in Afghanistan, Alan J Kreczko
Police arrest 200 ahead of execution of murderer
The News Int.
LAHORE, Pakistan: In a bid to pre-empt unrest, police have arrested around 200 activists of Sipah-i-Sahaba Pakistan (SSP) group, ahead of next week's
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