Quake kills three in Afghanistan
KABUL, June 2 (Reuters) - An earthquake hit areas north of the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday killing at least three persons and injuring 20, opposition forces said.
Heavy fighting continues in northeastern Afghanistan
KABUL, June 2 (Reuters) - Clashes between the forces of Afghanistan's ruling Taliban and its opponents loyal to Ahmad Shah Masood continued for the second day in the northeastern province of Takhar
Fighting subsides as strong quake rocks northeastern Afghanistan
KABUL, June 2 (AFP) - Fighting susbsided in northeastern Afghanistan Saturday after a strong earthquake jolted the region overnight killing at least three people and damaging scores of houses, opposition officials said.
Seven Afghan militants among 13 killed in Kashmir
JAMMU, India, June 1 (AFP) - Seven Afghan militants were among 13 people killed across the troubled region of Kashmir Friday -- the first day following the withdraw of India's unilateral ceasefire with Muslim separatists.
U.S. not aiding the Taliban - Miami Herald letter
Your May 23 editorial The first step to genocide comments on Secretary of State Colin Powell's announcement of $43 million in aid to Afghanistan and the Taliban's requirement that Afghan Hindus wear special markings for identification.
Afghanistan accuses Jewish and American women of UN conspiracy
By Ahmed Rashid in Lahore - Daily Telegraph
A senior official of Afghanistan's ruling militia, the Taliban, accused American and Jewish women's groups yesterday of turning the United Nations against the regime.
The remarks came at the end of a week
A Repairman Takes Risks So That Even the Taleban Can Watch TV - IHT
Barry Bearak New York Times Service Saturday, June 2, 2001
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan He is a nervous man with nervous eyes, going about a nervous business. If members of the Taleban catch him at his furtive work, they will consider him an enemy
Rocca music to Indian ears
Indrani Bagchi NEW DELHI - Economic Times
SHE’S tough on terrorists and states supporting them, she’s tough on China and loves Tibet and she wants better economic relations between the US and India.
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