U.S. Tells Taliban to Close New York Office
Friday February 9 7:00 PM ET
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has told the Taliban rulers of Afghanistan to close their office in New York in compliance with U.N. sanctions,
Afghan Taliban repeats offer to try bin Laden in Islamic country
Friday, February 9 2:51 PM SGT
ISLAMABAD, Feb 9 (AFP) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia has reiterated its willingness to discuss sending indicted terrorist Osama bin Laden for trial
Pakistan stops UN refugee verifications
Friday, February 9 5:45 PM SGT
ISLAMABAD, Feb 9 (AFP) - Pakistani authorities have ordered a halt to United Nations efforts to verify genuine Afghan refugees among the 170,000
Taleban seek talks on bin Laden
By Susannah Price in Islamabad - BBC
The Taleban authorities in Afghanistan have again emphasised the need for a discussion on the future of the Saudi dissident, Osama bin Laden, Pakistan says. The Pakistani Interior Minister
Pak team to bring back fugitives
From Mobarik Virk - The Nation
ISLAMABAD The first-ever visit by a high-level delegation of the present government to Afghanistan ended in disappointment as the Taliban government refused
Pakistan to free Afghan prisoners
Pakistan is to release thousands of Afghan prisoners, officials in Afghanistan have announced. The announcement followed talks on Wednesday with visiting Pakistani
Mulla Omar criticises US for harbouring Gen Malik
By Rahimullah Yusufzai - News Int.
PESHAWAR: The US observed double standards while demanding Osama bin Laden's expulsion from Afghanistan because Washington itself had given refuge to the wanted
Osama can be tried in third country on Lockerbie lines: CE
Says Taliban may okay bin Laden's trial by Muslim judges - The News Int.
CAIRO: Chief Executive General Pervez Musharraf has suggested that Saudi dissident Osama bin Laden be tried by a court in a third country, following the precedent
ANALYSIS-Taleban stand firm on protecting Osama bin Laden
By Jack Redden
ISLAMABAD, Feb 9 (Reuters) - Osama bin Laden remains safe in his Afghan sanctuary, with the ruling Taleban movement showing no sign of bowing to mounting international
Accused says Osama tried to buy uranium
The News Int.
NEW YORK: Osama Bin Laden attempted in the 1990s to buy uranium, possibly to make a weapon, said a defector from his militant Islamic group while testifying
Taliban Attack Repulsed in Yakawlang
OFFICE OF THE ISLAMIC STATE OF AFGHANISTAN IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
Press Release February 8, 2001
The Pakistani-backed Taliban launched a major offensive against the Mujahideen in Bamyan province to recapture Yakawlang District, but retreated after suffering heavy casualties.
Letter by President Rabbani addressed to UN SG Mr. Kofi Annan
Extending my best wishes for your health and well being, I seize the moment to express our appreciation for your interest in finding a solution to the Afghan crisis and facilitating
Annan to send U.N. relief chief Oshima to Afghanistan
NEW YORK, Feb. 8 (Kyodo) - United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan said Thursday he is sending U.N. Emergency Relief Coordinator Kenzo Oshima to Afghanistan
UN appeals for funds to avert Afghan famine
By Stephanie Nebehay
GENEVA, Feb 8 (Reuters) - The United Nations on Thursday renewed its appeal for more than $220 million to avert famine in Afghanistan, warning that the Afghan people are "at the edge of an abyss."
Call to relocate Afghan refugees
By Susannah Price in Islamabad - BBC
The United Nations has called on Pakistan to urgently find a new site for tens of thousands of Afghan refugees who are living in a makeshift camp.
Ambassador says Iran never recognized Taleban regime
Dushanbe, Feb 8 (IRNA) -- Iran never recognized, does not recognize and will not recognize the Taleban regime in Afghanistan, Iranian Ambassador to Tajikistan Rasoul Mousavi said on Wednesday.
RUSSIAN TROOPS ON TAJIKISTANI BORDER MAKE RECORD HEROIN SEIZURE
Dushanbe, Tajikistan, Feb 08, 2001 (EFE via COMTEX) -- Russian troops patrolling the Tajikistani-Afghan border confiscated 200 kilograms (440.5 pounds) of heroin
'Islamic militants' on trial in Paris
Bin Laden enjoys support in parts of the Islamic world
By Hugh Schofield in Paris - BBC
The trial has opened in Paris of 24 alleged Islamic militants, among them suspected associates of the Saudi dissident, Osama bin Laden. The group, 10 of whom are being
UN: Security Council Committee on Afghanistan amends list
FEB 8, 2001, M2 Communications - In accordance with paragraph 4(b) of Security Council resolution 1267 (1999) regarding designated funds and financial resources of the Taliban
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