Cold wave kills 22 more displaced Afghans-Taleban
KABUL, Feb 3 (Reuters) - Severe cold has killed another 22 Afghans and more could perish if international assistance does not arrive soon, a ruling Taleban official said on Saturday.
Annan Concerned at Worsening Humanitarian Situation in Afghanistan
UNITED NATIONS (Feb. 2) XINHUA - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Friday expressed his deep concern over the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Afghanistan.
Wave on wave of Afghans flee homeland
War and drought drive people to barren camps
Rory McCarthy in Shamshatu, Saturday February 3, 2001 - The Guardian
In the biggest exodus from Afghanistan for four years, 150,000 people have poured into northern Pakistan in the past five months to escape drought and war.
Moinuddin Haider's Afghanistan visit likely to fail
The Friday Times (Pakistan) February 2-8, 2001
As the United Nations offices in Islamabad and Peshawar endeavor to implement the sanctions against the Taliban militia under Resolution 1333, the new punitive measures have already
How utterly wrong
The Friday Times (Pakistan) Najam Sethi's Editorial February 2-8, 2001
General Pervez Musharraf was supposed to pay a visit to Kabul many months ago, ostensibly to try and talk some sense into the Taliban leaders of Afghanistan.
Afghanistan and the gods of little things
By GWYNNE DYER - Japan Times 02/3/2001
God's preferences on dietary matters are well-known: no pork for Jews or Muslims, no beef for Hindus, and no saturated fats or refined sugar for the Western upper-middle class.
France putting appropriate pressure on Pak: India
PARIS: India is satisfied with the pressured approach of France towards restoring democracy in Pakistan even though not much progress had been made towards a dialogue
Over ton of heroin stored in Afghanistan near Tajik border
DUSHANBE, February 3 (Itar-Tass) - More than a tonne of heroin is stored in Afghan border areas near Tajikistan's Moskovsky and Pyandzh posts guarded by Russian forces.
Religio-political parties give one-month ultimatum
By Rahimullah Yusufzai - The News: Jang 2-2-2001
PESHAWAR: The religio-political parties and trade organisations which have been spearheading an agitation against the publication of a blasphemous letter in daily The Frontier Post
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