Osama bin Laden may fund Afghan food aid-U.N.
By Jack Redden
ISLAMABAD, June 7 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban are believed to have asked Saudi-born fugitive Osama bin Laden to assume
AFGHANISTAN: UN chief warns of danger signals
ISLAMABAD, 6 June (IRIN) - UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Afghanistan Erick de Mul on Tuesday compared the war-torn country to the 'Titanic'
Donor group meets to discuss Afghan aid
ISLAMABAD, June 7 (AFP) - A group of donor representatives opened a two-day meeting here Thursday to discuss the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan
Opium ban tops Afghan donor talks
By Kate Clark in Islamabad - BBC
A six-monthly donor meeting for Afghanistan begins on Thursday in the Pakistan capital, Islamabad. It is an opportunity for donor countries to
'Taliban threaten regional security'
The times of India 6/7/01
MOSCOW: Describing the Taliban as "an organization which spawns terrorism, External Affairs and Defence Minister Jaswant Singh on Wednesday
U.S. House panel condemns Taliban policy
WASHINGTON, June 6 (Reuters) - A U.S. House panel on Wednesday condemned the order by Afghanistan's Taliban rulers that would require the nation's
U.S. to contribute $5 mln more in Afghan food aid
WASHINGTON, June 6 (Reuters) - The United States is crafting a new food aid package for Afghanistan that would bring an additional $5 million
Afghan opposition to launch new attacks on Taliban
TEHRAN, June 6 (AFP) - Afghan opposition forces are planning new attacks against the ruling Taliban militia, the son of an opposition military commander told AFP Wednesday.
Is Anti-American Terrorism Coming Under Control?
Ed Warner - VOA - Washington 6 Jun 2001
Is anti-American terrorism coming under control? It's possible, says a veteran analyst and activist, who claims astute law enforcement rather than military retaliation is responsible.
VOA or VOT? - AAR Note:
Sources tell AAR that Ed warner is the US government's "VOA reporter" who recently spent a few days in Kabul, and following his meetings
Our good friends in Riyadh
MARCUS GEE Thursday, June 7, 2001- The Globe and Mail
In a sun-baked Muslim nation, a brutal regime holds sway. Women are forbidden from going outdoors unless clothed head to foot in a black cloak
Joke of the week:
Taliban is not Pakistan's 'client' - USA Today letter to the editor 6/7/01
It is not only erroneous but also unfortunate to perpetuate the impression that Afghanistan's Taliban is somehow subordinate to Pakistan and that it is a pliable
Pakistan assails UN curbs against Kabul
By Azim M Mian - Jang/The News
UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan finds UN sanctions against Afghan people as unjustified and counter-productive; yet it will abide by the UN Resolutions a
Neighbours accused of prolonging Afghan war
ISLAMABAD * The chief of 16-member Afghan Support Group Wednesday accused neighbouring countries of prolonging war in Afghanistan
No evidence of violation of UN curbs on Afghanistan: German envoy
Jang/The News 06/7/01
ISLAMABAD: German Ambassador to Pakistan Hans Joachim Daerr on Wednesday said there is no fresh evidence of violation of the United Nations Security
The Nation Editorial 6/7/01
FOREIGN Minister Abdus Sattar, who is due to leave for the USA in response to an invitation from Secretary of State Colin Powell next week
The Nation Editorial 6/7/01
ON Tuesday, General Musharraf was quite candid in his exposure of the way religion was being misinterpreted by certain sections in this country.
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