UNESCO envoy says hope fading for Afghan statues
ISLAMABAD, March 7 (AFP) - United Nations special envoy to Afghanistan Pierre Lafrance believes there is little hope of persuading the Taliban militia to
Powell deplores damage to Afghan statues
WASHINGTON, March 6 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell on Tuesday described the damage to ancient Buddha statues in central Afghanistan as a crime and a tragedy.
UN Calls on Afghanistan's Taliban to Help Its People
United Nations, March 7 (Bloomberg) -- The United Nations Security Council told Afghanistan's Taliban rulers they must support the international aid effort to
INTERVIEW-Taliban says all hope for Buddha statues not gone
By Andy Soloman
ISLAMABAD, March 6 (Reuters) - The Taliban envoy to Pakistan offered a glimmer of hope on Tuesday that the giant Buddhist statues could be saved from total destruction
Taliban rule out compromise on giant Buddhas
ISLAMABAD, March 6 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban have ruled out any compromise to save two giant statues of Buddha and remain determined
Taliban actions likely to have impact on ties with Pakistan
K J M Varma - Islamabad, Mar 6 (PTI) Mounting worldwide condemnation of Afghanistan's Taliban regime for destroying Buddha statues and surge of sectarian
'CIA worked with Pak to create Taliban'
Source: India Abroad News Service - Sanjay Suri London March 06, 2001
THE CENTRAL Intelligence Agency (CIA) worked in tandem with Pakistan to create the "monster" that is today Afghanistan's ruling Taliban, a leading US expert on South Asia said here.
Women's Day spotlights rights in Taliban's Afghanistan
KABUL, March 7 (AFP) - Women's rights have gone backwards under the Taliban militia's rule in Afghanistan in the past 12 months, with tougher restrictions
Afghan factions release prisoners
KABUL, March 6 (AFP) - Afghanistan's civil war enemies have released more than 150 prisoners to mark the Muslim Eid al-Adha festival, Taliban militia sources said Tuesday.
Afghan Art Exhibition began in Australia
March 5, 2001
Afghan art exhibition began in the Nation Multicultural Festival of Canberra , attracting many visitors. The exhibition organized by the Consulate of
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