Taliban said blowing up smaller Buddha statue
ISLAMABAD, March 10 (Kyodo) - By: Shahid-ur-Rehman Khan - Afghanistan's Taliban militia blew away the upper portion of the smaller ancient statue of Buddha in Bamyan,
UN General Assembly appalled by Taliban destruction
By Irwin Arieff
UNITED NATIONS, March 9 (Reuters) - At Germany's initiative, the 189-nation U.N. General Assembly called a special session on Friday to express outrage over the destruction
Taleban ally pleads for statues
The Taleban's policy has provoked international outrage - BBC 3/10
The Taleban's main ally, Pakistan, is making a last-ditch attempt to prevent the destruction of Afghanistan's ancient Buddhist monuments.
Afghan official to meet U.N.'s Annan on statues
KABUL, March 10 (Reuters) - A top official of Afghanistan's ruling Taliban said on Saturday he would meet U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan this weekend
Annan Meeting with War criminal?
AAR Editor's Note: What is Kofi Annan, the UN's not-so-successful Secretary-General doing meeting with an alleged war criminal named Wakil Ahmad Mottawakil?
Afghan embassy in China condemns Taliban's demolition of statues
Beijing, March 9, IRNA -- Embassy Of Afghanistan in Beijing announced that the puppet regime of Taliban committed another international crime and exploded the two Buddha
Afghan Taliban steadfast as international pressure builds
KABUL, March 10 (AFP) - The Taliban foreign minister said Saturday he will meet UN Secretary General Kofi Annan in Pakistan this weekend, but only
Statue destruction unlike India's mosque demolition: Taliban FM
NEW DELHI, March 9 (AFP) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban regime has said the destruction of the Bamiyan Buddhas cannot be compared to the demolition of India's
Voices in Muslim World Decry Taliban Vow to Destroy Statues
By Molly Moore and Pamela Constable
Washington Post Foreign Service, March 10, 2001
ISTANBUL, March 9 -- The fate of two ancient Buddhist monuments carved into a cliff in Afghanistan has galvanized the Muslim world against one of its own
India tells UN it is ready to accept Afghan relics
Saturday March 10, 6:40 PM
United Nations, Mar 10 (PTI) The United Nations General Assembly has urged Taliban to take immediate action to prevent destruction of historic monuments in Afghanistan,
Guards on Tajik border report fighting in Afghanistan
Saturday, March 10, 2001 2:40 AM EST
DUSHANBE, Mar 10, 2001 (Itar-Tass via COMTEX) -- Russian border guards stationed in Tajikistan reported intensive fire exchanges in neigbouring Afghan areas last night.
Earthquakes Jolt Pak-Afghan Border
Friday, March 09, 2001 10:49 AM EST
ISLAMABAD, Mar 9, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Two moderate intensity earthquakes measuring 5 and 5.3 each on International Richter Scale Friday morning
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