U.N. agency clinches deal to allow Kabul food aid
Sunday June 17, 8:02 PM
KABUL (Reuters) - The U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) said on Sunday it had reached a deal with Afghanistan's Taliban rulers that would enable it to resume the supply
Afghan Taliban says it takes northern junction
By Sayed Salahuddin
KABUL, June 17 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's Taliban rulers said on Sunday they had seized a strategic road junction from opposition forces in the northeast but had made a tactical retreat
Heavy fighting erupts in northern Afghanistan
Saturday, 16-Jun-2001 12:40PM
KABUL, June 16 (AFP) - Heavy fighting erupted in northern Afgh anistan on Saturday as the Taliban militia launched a major offensive against opposition forces in Takhar province, resistance officials said.
200 Taliban surrender to Ismail Khan's forces: opposition
Saturday, 16-Jun-2001 7:00PM
TEHRAN, June 16 (AFP) - A group of 200 Taliban figh ters surrendered Saturday in Afghanistan's western province of Ghor to the opposition forces led by Ismail Khan, his son told AFP.
UN dismayed at Taliban attacks on civilians
UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations has reacted angrily to Taliban in Afghanistan targeting civilians during the fighting and urged the international community to explore ways to prevent violation of human rights there
Iran Calls for "Broad-based" Afghan Government
Sunday, June 17, 2001 6:41 AM EST
TEHRAN, Jun 17, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Iran has stressed its support for a "broad-based" government in neighboring Afghanistan, the official IRNA news agency reported on Sunday.
Iranian Film to Win UNESCO Fellini Gold Medal
Saturday, June 16, 2001 2:08 PM EST
TEHRAN, Jun 16, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- An Iranian film named "Kandahar" will be awarded this year's fellini gold medal by the United Nations Educational,
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