Afghan children die in heat wave
Ten Afghan children have died in the last few days at a refugee camp in Pakistan because of heat stroke and dehydration.
PESHAWAR: 15 refugees die from heat at Jalozai
By M. Ismail Khan - DAWN
PESHAWAR, May 9: Fifteen people have died from scorching heat and poor sanitation at the make-shift Afghan refugee camp at Jalozai near here, officials said.
Afghan Taliban said to overturn opposition victory
By Raja Asghar
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban recaptured a strategic northern district in a quick battle Thursday, overturning last week's surprise victory of an opposition warlord,
Afghan Taliban, opposition dig in around Taloqan
DASHT-E-QALA, Afghanistan, May 10 (AFP) - As battles break out around Afghanistan marking the start of another summer of civil war, both sides are digging in around the northeastern province
Heavy Fighting in Balkh Districts
WASHINGTON, 05/10/2001 - AAR - Continued clashes are reported in northern, eastern and central Afghanistan between Taliban and United Front resistance forces Thursday
Afghan Taliban threaten to shut main U.N. office
KABUL, May 10 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban on Thursday threatened to close the United Nations' main political mission in the capital Kabul if they are not allowed to keep a delegate in New York.
UN confirms Afghan office closures
The United Nations has confirmed that it is closing some of its offices in Afghanistan on the orders of the country's Taleban authorities.
Afghan refugees having valid documents not to be harassed: Moin
The News: Jang (Pakistan)- 5/9/01
ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Lt-Gen (retd) Moinuddin Haider on Tuesday assured the Afghan ambassador that the Afghan refugees having valid
Pakistan refuses transit to Afghans deported from Saudi, UAE
ISLAMABAD, May 9 (AFP) - Islamabad reiterated Wednesday it would not allow thousands of Afghans awaiting deportation from several Gulf states on criminal
Bush has not invited Musharraf: US State Dept
HT Correspondent (Washington, May 9)
PRESIDENT BUSH has not extended any invitation to Pakistan's Chief Executive Gen. Pervez Musharraf to visit the US in July for talks, State Department sources said today.
UN team, Afghan envoy discuss gas pipeline plan
ISLAMABAD, May 9: Work on the proposed $2 billion gas pipeline from Turkemenistan via Afghanistan to Pakistan has been delayed due to UN sanctions
Pakistan provides evidence about fugitives to Afghanistan
By Rana Mubashir - The News Int.
ISLAMABAD: The government of Pakistan has provided evidence of the presence of 14 Pakistan terrorists taking refuge in Afghanistan, to Taliban government.
150,000 Afghans denied refugee status
The News Int.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has refused to give refugee status to more than 150,000 Afghans, who recently entrered the country, an official told The News.
Change of Guard at Peshawar's 11th Corps
By Rahimullah Yusufzai
PESHAWAR: Lieutenant General Imtiaz Shaheen would give up the command of the 11th Corps here on May 12 after serving for 14 months in a position
Pressures against Pakistan
Gen (r) Mirza Aslam Beg - The News Int. Opinion 5/10/01
There is a saying that 'fire tries gold, misery tries brave men.' Pakistan is enduring excessive geo-political heat of pressures and its share of misery is
Pakistan's strategic shift
Nasim Zehra - The News Int. 05/10/01
The American Secretary of State Colin Powell's invitation to Pakistan's Foreign Minister Abdus Sattar must have been received in Islamabad with a degree
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