Afghan Envoy Meets with US Officials, Calls for "Comprehensive Approach"
Afghan Crisis and Regional Implications Discussed as Sanctions Set to Take Effect
By Omar Samad
WASHINGTON - Jan. 17, 2001 - AAR – An Afghan envoy representing the United Front anti-Taliban regime met with outgoing Clinton administration officials in Washington last week
Taleban, opposition clash north of Kabul
KABUL, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Troops from Afghanistan's ruling Taleban exchanged heavy fire with opposition forces north of the capital on Wednesday, an alliance commander said.
Afghan Taleban vows not to hand over bin Laden
By Raja Asghar
ISLAMABAD, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement said on Wednesday it would not hand over Saudi dissident Osama bin Laden "no matter
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ISLAMABAD: Afghanistan's Foreign Minister Wakil Ahmed Mutawakil called on Chief Executive General Pervez Musharraf and discussed the likely impact of UN Security
Pakistan nervous ahead of Afghan sanctions
ISLAMABAD, Jan 17 (AFP) - Pakistan will tolerate UN monitors along its border to police an arms embargo on the ruling Afghan militia due to take effect this week
Russia, India for implementation of UN sanctions on Taliban
MOSCOW (NNI): Russia and India have stressed the need for strict compliance by all countries with UN Security Council resolution 1333 which imposes
UN sanctions not to affect transit trade: Mutawakil
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The Afghan Foreign Minister, Maulvi Wakil Ahmed Mutawakil has said that the UN Security Council sanctions would not affect Afghan transit trade.
UN to temporarily cut staff in Afghanistan
KABUL, Jan 17 (Reuters) - The United Nations will temporarily cut foreign staff in Afghanistan as a security measure ahead of new U.N. sanctions against the ruling Taleban,
Iranian envoy for joint Pak-Iran efforts for Afghan peace
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The Iranian Ambassador to Pakistan Syed Sirajuddin Moussvi has called for joint Pak-Iran efforts for restoration of peace and security in the war-torn Afghanistan.
Afghan rebel leader warns Moscow over "mistaken policy"
MOSCOW, Jan 16 (AFP) - Russia is repeating the mistakes made in Afghanistan by the Soviet Union in the 1980s, the once-powerful Afghan fundamentalist
100,000 Afghans enter Pakistan: UNHCR
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Over 100,000 Afghans have arrived in Pakistan since September seeking refuge from the effects of drought, renewed conflict and prolonged
Chief of Central Command due on 18th - Frontier Post
ISLAMABAD - The United States Commander in Chief of the Central Command General Tommy R.
Franks, who will arrive here on a four-day official visit on Jan 18, will discuss regional as well
New Pak-Afghan trade regime - Private sector not to export wheat
Shakeel Anjum, Frontier post
ISLAMABAD - The government has arrived at a new trade regime for Afghanistan, which will bar private sector from exporting wheat to or through Afghanistan, official sources told The Frontier Post.
Afghan hijack trial delayed on legal arguments
LONDON, Jan 16 (Reuters) - The start of proceedings against 12 Afghans suspected of hijacking an Afghan airliner was delayed at London's Old Bailey court on
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