Aid groups create big camps in Afghan north - U.N.
UNITED NATIONS, June 21 (Reuters) - International relief groups, reacting to a growing humanitarian crisis in northern Afghanistan, are setting up their first large camps there for victims
Afghanistan's richest man convicted of fraud
.c Kyodo News Service
ISLAMABAD, June 22 (Kyodo) - A Taliban court sentenced Afghanistan's self-proclaimed richest man Gulab uddin Sherzai to 10 years imprisonment Friday for fraud and defaulting on government loans.
Guerrilla tape says bin Laden destroyed US warship Cole
The New Zealand Herald
KUWAIT - Osama bin Laden, wanted for allegedly masterminding attacks on US embassies, has produced a video film boasting of the bombing of the US warship Cole, a Kuwaiti newspaper has reported.
India arrests 4th man in plot to bomb US missions
By Y.P. Rajesh
NEW DELHI, June 22 (Reuters) - Indian police said on Friday they had arrested a fourth man on suspicion of involvement with a group linked to Saudi dissident Osama bin Laden and
U.S. Donates Food Aid for Afghan Refugees in Pakistan
Friday, June 22, 2001 7:06 AM EST
ISLAMABAD, Jun 22, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The World Food Program (WFP) Friday received a U.S. donation of 3,500 tons of wheat to help feed 65,000 newly-arriving Afghan
Misery brings down bride price in northern Afghanistan, says U.N.
Deutsche Presse Agentur
Islamabad (dpa) - Misery caused by drought and conflict has brought the bride price down in northern Afghanistan, a United Nations office in Islamabad said Friday.
Improving the health of Afghan women and children
From Federation News #14/01
A Red Cross Red Crescent Programme in Afghanistan is reaching out to women on the importance of birth spacing and reproductive health. Infant and maternal mortality rates
Going All the Way in Kabul
The Taliban tighten their hold on both Afghans and foreigners and launch a summer offensive in the north; millions of people face starvation
Far Eastern Economic Review. June 14, 2001.
By Ahmed Rashid/Islamabad
The armed vigilantes who are the Taliban's religious police got a shock after storming into a hospital in the city of Herat in western Afghanistan on June 3. As they forcibly tried to shave the
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