Taliban leader Umer defends orders demolishing statues
ISLAMABAD, Feb. 27 (Kyodo) - Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Umer defended Tuesday a decision to demolish statues in Afghanistan and said the orders would certainly be carried out.
Taliban vow to destroy Afghanistan's statues
By Jack Redden
ISLAMABAD, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban vowed on Tuesday to destroy all statues from the country's rich cultural past, declaring that the world-famous sculptures are un-Islamic.
"All we are breaking are stones": Afghan militia leader
KABUL, Feb 27 (AFP) - The leader of the Taliban Islamic militia in Afghanistan Tuesday shrugged off international condemnation of his order to destroy
Taleban dismiss statue outcry
The Taleban have ignored international protests - BBC
Afghanistan's ruling Taleban have dismissed an international outcry over an order to destroy the country's statues, including priceless archaeological treasures.
UNESCO urges Afghan Taliban not to destroy statues
PARIS (Reuters) - The United Nations cultural agency UNESCO appealed to Afghanistan's Taliban Islamic rulers Monday not to destroy all statues in the war-ravaged
Taliban's Cultural Genocide, A Day of Infamy and Insult to Afghanistan's History
Azadi Afghan Radio Editors' Note, 2/27/01
The shocking news of an edict (fatwa) by the demented Taliban extremist leader Mullah Omar and his uncivilized cohorts calling for the destruction of Afghanistan's
Taliban Cannot Be Wished Away, Says Musharraf
London, Feb. 26 (IRNA) -- Islamabad chooses to engage with the Taliban militia in Afghanistan to "moderate their views on religious extremism, on sanctuary of terrorists,"
Taleban say Iran's conservatives gave military training to Afghan oppositions
BBC Monitoring Service - United Kingdom; Feb 26, 2001
Text of report by Afghan Taleban newspaper Etefaq-e Islam on 26 February
The futile conspiracies hatched by the Iranian conservatives against the Muslim nation of Afghanistan proves the anti Afghan character of the rulers of the Iranian regime.
Pak Minister: Afghan Transit Trade brought down significantly
Islamabad, Feb. 26 (IRNA) -- The Interior Minister of Pakistan, Lt. General (Retd) Moinuddin Haider on Monday said that his government had succeeded in bringing
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