G8 urges Kabul to close terror training camps
ROME, July 19 (Reuters) - The world's leading economic powers and Russia warned of a growing threat from terrorism on Thursday and urged Kabul's ruling Taliban to close down terrorist
Full text of joint statement by G-8 foreign ministers
ROME, July 19, Kyodo - AFGHANISTAN
13. Recalling the need for the full implementation of UNSCRs 1267 and 1333, we reiterate our concern over the growing terrorist threat and urge the Taliban to fulfill the demands contained
UN council appeals for more aid for Afghanistan
By Marjorie Olster
UNITED NATIONS, July 19 (Reuters) - U.N. Security Council members on Thursday urged world governments to donate more money to help alleviate what they said were
Northern Alliance claims major Taliban advance repelled
DUSHANBE, July 20 (AFP) - A top Afghan opposition official in Tajikistan said Friday that the heaviest military advance of the summer launched by Afghanistan's ruling Taliban
Blasts rock Kabul, opposition blamed
KABUL, July 20 (Reuters) - Two bomb explosions rocked the Afghan capital Kabul early on Friday damaging buildings but causing no casualties, witnesses said.
US wants Pak pressure on Taliban to get Osama
WASHINGTON (NNI): Disagreeing with Pakistan's notion that it does not enjoy much influence on Afghanistan's Taliban rulers, Washington strongly believes that Islamabad
Taliban can't afford TV expenses - FP
ISLAMABAD (SANA): The Taliban envoy in Islamabad, Mulla Abdul Salam Zaeef has said that the real cause of banning television in Afghanistan is economic problems
Taleban outlaw lipstick and nail varnish - BBC
Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement in Kabul has banned the import of a whole variety of items which it says are un-Islamic, including nail varnish, lipstick and neckties.
Afghan elders flay foreign intervention - FP
ISLAMABAD (SANA): The elders and Ulema of the Herat province has strongly condemned the foreign interference in internal affairs of Afghanistan.
Illegal Afghans to be expelled in two months
Zahedan, Sistan-Baluchistan Prov., July 19, IRNA -- Iranian officials have warned undocumented Afghan refugees they face expulsion within two months, a provincial source said Thursday.
Majority of Afghan repatriates recover homes: UN
ISLAMABAD, July 19 (AFP) - A majority of Afghans returning to their homeland over the past 18 months have successfully recovered their original homes and farmland
Shelton for strong military ties with India - FP
NEW DELHI (SANA) : US Chief of Joint Staffs, General Henry H Shelton, has said that his country hopes to establish a "strong'' military-to-military relationship
Afghanistan: India-Pakistan Summit Resulted In Compromise
By Charles Recknagel
The first India-Pakistan summit in two years ended this week with no agreements, as talks ran aground on the most contentious issue dividing the two countries:
Peace prospects give US sense of momentum
Rocca says US reviewing removal of Pressler law
By Amir Mateen - Jang/The News
WASHINGTON: The Musharraf-Vajpayee summit followed by positive reactions from the subcontinent and the bright prospects of further such meetings in New York
Sattar warns US against continuing curbs
The Nation 7/20
WASHINGTON (Online) * Foreign Minister Abdul Sattar has issued a thinly disguised warning to the US that if it does not lift economic and military sanctions against Islamabad
Hafizur Rahman - The Nation opinion 7/20
Both by temperament and belief I am an incurable democrat. When the fate of Pakistan is being debated in private discussions, I assert the view that if democracy
Banning the Internet?
DAWN Editorial 7/20/01
One would have thought by now that with the Taliban's penchant for outlawing almost everything under the sun, there would have been nothing left to ban any more.
NA envoy visits US amid flurry of activities
WASHINGTON (Agencies): Dr. Abdullah, acting Foreign Minister of the ousted Rabbani government representing the UN-recognized anti-Taliban alliance
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