Afghan opposition takes territory in west
KABUL, June 12 (AFP) - Afghan opposition forces on Tuesday captured a remote district in the west of the embattled country following fierce overnight clashes with the Taliban militia, a spokesman said.
Afghan opposition captures key area - news agency
KARACHI, June 12 (Reuters) - Afghan opposition forces on Tuesday captured a district in western Herat province after heavy overnight fighting with forces of the ruling Taliban, a Pakistan-based Afghan news agency reported.
Ismael Khan opens new fronts against Taliban in Western Afghanistan
Islamabad, June 12, IRNA -- Ismael Khan, former governor of Afghanistan's western provinces and a famed commander from the anti-Soviet occupation era, has set up several anti-Taliban resistance
UN to ensure Taliban curbs
By Syed Talat Hussain DAWN
ISLAMABAD, June 11: The UN Security Council is likely to approve this month a mechanism for effective monitoring and enforcement of sanctions against the Taliban, highly-placed diplomatic sources told Dawn.
Commission adopts Euro 13 million humanitarian aid plan for Afghanistan
Source: European Commission - Humanitarian Aid Office (ECHO)
Brussels, 11 June 2001 - The European Commission has agreed a 13 million aid package to help meet continuing humanitarian needs in Afghanistan. The funds will be channelled
Jalozai: Epitome of plight and miseries of Afghans
Islamabad, June 11, IRNA -- Stunned and dejected, Hemmat Saleh sat outside his plastic tent, as he watched the macabre scenes of plight and destitution, swirling all around the inhospitable settlement
Pakistan asks world community to share Afghan refugees burden
Islamabad, June 11, IRNA -- Pakistan has said the world community must share with Pakistan the burden of Afghan refugees, who have been in Pakistan for long time and in a large number and have caused
A positive attitude toward female education in northeastern Afghanistan
Monday, 11-June-2001 - Refugee International Report:
The Taliban, who control 90 percent of Afghanistan, are well known for their decrees prohibiting women from attending school, limiting women's right to employment, and segregating the sexes.
French monuments covered with veils to highlight Afghan famine
PARIS, June 12 (AFP) - Several Paris monuments were covered with veils on Tuesday as part of a one-day campaign by the human rights group M*decins du Monde
Sattar to deliver Musharraf's message to Bush: Pak FM spokesman
Islamabad, June 12, IRNA - Pakistan Foreign Minister Abdul Sattar will deliver a letter from Chief Executive General Pervez Musharraf to U.S President Bush during his visit, Foreign Office spokesman said Tuesday.
Turmenistan's president accepts invitation to visit Pakistan
ASHKHABAD, Jun 11, 2001 (Itar-Tass via COMTEX) -- Head of Pakistan's executive power General Pervaiz Musharraf has invited Turkmenia's president Saparmurat Niyazov
Tax waived on export to CARs, Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has waived sales tax on export of cement, rice, pharmaceuticals, glass sheets, GI pipes and hardware items to Central Asian Republics (CARs) and Afghanistan.
Report slams use of child soldiers
By Mike Collett-White
LONDON, June 12 (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of children, some only seven, are fighting in conflicts around the world and Britain is one of the countries that sends troops into battle under
Pakistani minister begins talks in London
The Pakistani Foreign Minister, Abdul Sattar, has left Islamabad for three days of talks in London during which he is due to meet the new British Foreign Secretary, Jack Straw.
WB to approve $350m credit for Pakistan today
By Amir Mateen - Jang/The News
WASHINGTON: The World Bank will discuss today (Tuesday), and approve a $350 million Structural Adjustment Credit (SAC) loan for Pakistan amidst serious concerns about the issue of Riba
Afghanistan: IRIN Interview with Under-Secretary-General Kenzo Oshima
ISLAMABAD, 11 June (IRIN) - UN Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator Kenzo Oshima returned to Islamabad to participate in the mid-term
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