Taliban raze homes in central Afghan town after battles
ISLAMABAD, June 13 (AFP) - The Taliban militia are systematically destroying houses in a central Afghan town after capturing it from an opposition faction this week, resistance sources said Wednesday.
WFP Renews Deadline for Closing Bakeries in Kabul
Wednesday, June 13, 2001 6:32 AM EST
ISLAMABAD, Jun 13, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The World Food Program has renewed June 15 as the deadline for closing its bakeries in Kabul, which provide subsidized bread to the needy
Taleban defiant over UN aid
By Afghanistan correspondent Kate Clark - BBC
The Taleban say they don't care if all United Nations assistance to Afghanistan ends because Muslim nations would step in to help.
UN food agency, Taliban in last-minute talks to save bakeries
ISLAMABAD, June 13 (AFP) - The United Nations food agency and Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia are making last-minute efforts to save a crucial bakery programme before a deadline
Taliban Say No Need for U.N. Aid to Afghanistan
Tuesday, June 12, 2001 10:03 AM EST
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban do not care if all U.N. assistance to the devastated country ends because the United Nations is using aid as a political weapon, their ambassador in Pakistan said
Taliban not to attend Bonn talks on Afghanistan: Mutawakil
Islamabad, June 13, IRNA -- The Taliban group has refused to participate in a meeting on Afghanistan scheduled to be held in Germany.
Distance Yourself From Taliban, UK Tells Pakistan
London, June 13, IRNA -- Pakistan must distance itself from the Taliban militia in Afghanistan or risk prolonging its international
Pakistan, Taliban open talks
Islamabad, June 12, IRNA - A delegation from Pakistan led by the Secretary of the Interior, Tasneem Ahmad Norrani, has flown to the Afghan capital, Kabul, for a day of meetings with Taliban officials.
Japan gives 3.8 million dollars to WFP in Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD, June 13 (AFP) - Japan has donated 3.8 million dollars to the World Food Programme's (WFP) operations in Afghanistan, where a severe drought and civil war are threatening millions
Report slams widespread use of child soldiers
By Mike Collett-White
Tuesday June 12, 11:57 PM
LONDON (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 the age of 18,
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 Médecins du Monde to raise public awareness
China and Russia look to squeeze Central Asia's Islamic militants
Wednesday June 13, 12:21 PM
SHANGHAI, June 13 (AFP) - The leaders of China, Russia and three central Asian states meet in Shanghai Friday united by a common need to stem the destabilizing force of Islamic
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