Afghanistan's Taliban bans Internet - news agency
ISLAMABAD, July 13 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban movement has banned the use of the Internet in the war-torn country to stop access to vulgar, immoral and anti-Islamic material, an Afghan news service said on Friday.
Hundreds affected in Afghanistan flood
KABUL, July 12 (AFP) - At least 400 houses were damaged and hundreds of cattle perished as floods inundated two districts in Afghanistan's southwestern Wardak province, Taliban-run radio reported Thursday.
Pakistan, Russia, Iran Said to Fuel Afghan War
By Evelyn Leopold
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A key human rights group accused Russia, Iran and Pakistan of shipping arms to various combatants in Afghanistan, who along with the country's Taliban rulers,
Pakistan, Iran, Russia Fueling Afghan Civil War
(New York, July 13, 2001) -- The United Nations Security Council should impose a comprehensive embargo on all military assistance against all warring factions in Afghanistan, Human Rights Watch urged today.
Afghan UN Envoy Refutes Pakistani Assertions at Conference on Arms
by Omar Samad
WASHINGTON, July 12, 2001 - AAR - In an exchange of harsh diplomatic words at an international forum, the Afghan envoy at the United Nations on
'Laden has raised 35,000-strong militant force'
The Times of India
MOSCOW: Saudi millionaire terrorist Osama Bin Laden has raised an "army" of 35,000 men for incursion and terrorist activities to destabilise central Asian countries, a media report said.
Sanctions on Afghanistan aggravating situation: Pakistan criticizes UN action
By Masood Haider
UNITED NATIONS, July 11: Pakistan on Monday blamed the United Nations Security Council's one-sided arms embargo in Afghanistan for exacerbating the problem of flow
US lobbying to destabilise Taliban
Naveed Miraj - Frontier Post 7/13/01
Islamabad: Sources from inside Afghanistan have claimed that intelligence agencies and operators of United States are once again busy buying loyalties of Taliban area commanders
Rabbani calls for end to rights abuses
ISLAMABAD (SANA): Former Afghan president Professor Burhanuddin Rabbani has asked the United Nations and the international community to use their influence on Taliban for
Taliban laud Iran efforts in removal of Afghan poppy cultivation
Islamabad, July 13, IRNA -- Chairman of Taliban's Anti-Narcotics Commission Mulla Abdul Hameed Akhundzadeh on Friday lauded Iran for extending material support in eradication of poppy cultivation in Afghanistan.
UN asks Taliban to improve living conditions for women
Islamabad, July 12 (IRNA) -- The United Nations has a gain asked the Taliban regime in Afghanistan to improve the living conditions for the womenfolk of the war-ravaged country
Hikmatyar sees threat to regional peace
Fronteir Post Report
PESHAWAR: Former Afghanistan prime minister and chief of Hizb-e-Islami, Engineer Gulbudin Hikmatyar has said that continuation of war in Afghanistan has end angered the security
'Afghans rendered sacrifices for independence'
Frontier Post Report
PESHAWAR: Shazadah Masood, Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee of the great National Islamic United Front of Afghanistan said that "The Afghans have rendered countless
Humbug of fundamentalism - Masud Akhtar Shaikh
The writer is a retired Colonel and freelance columnist
The News: Jang
The fear of Islamic revival and the possibility of a strong Islamic bloc emerging as a consequence has long been a source of concern for the anti-Islam forces throughout the world.
Anatomy of Indo-Pak summit
Mirza Aslam Beg
The writer is a former Chief of Army Staff and Chairman FRIENDS
The News: Jang
In the South Asian context, the ensuing dialogue between Musharraf and Vajpayee, may prove a watershed event. The ground realities, and the changing strategic environment
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