Afghan Taliban and foes make rival battle claims
By Sayed Salahuddin
KABUL, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban movement said Thursday it had captured a strategic northern district in a swift battle, but its opponents denied the report and said they were holding the area.
No evidence Tehran implicated in Afghan blast: Taliban FM
Thursday May 10, 5:16 PM
KABUL, May 10 (AFP) - Taliban officials have found no evidence Iran was involved in a deadly blast outside a mosque in western Herat, Foreign Minister Wakil Ahmad Mutawakel said Thursday
Pakistan struggling to keep Afghan refugees out
ISLAMABAD, May 11 (Reuters) - Pakistan said on Friday the country was maintaining its closure of major entry points for refugees fleeing Afghanistan but conceded it could not stop everyone.
Afghan Refugee Crisis Worst in World, Warns UN
Breck Ardery - VOA - United Nations
A top United Nations relief coordinator says the combination of drought and armed conflict in Afghanistan is producing the largest human displacement crisis in the world.
INTERVIEW-Displaced Afghans need aid close to their homes
By Tahir Ikram
ISLAMABAD, May 10 (Reuters) - Relief efforts to help stem a rising tide of Afghans fleeing villages because of drought should focus on providing help closer to their homes, the head of the International
EU approves another 2.6m euros for uprooted Afghans
Islamabad, May 10, IRNA -- The European Commission has granted an additional 2.6 million euro (Rs 126 million) in humanitarian aid for Afghan refugees in Pakistan and displaced persons inside Afghanistan.
SCA send medicines and school books across the frontlines in Afghanistan
Source: Swedish Committee for Afghanistan Date: 10 May 2001
The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) has 2 times during the month of April send camel, donkey and horse trains across the frontlines, northeast of Kabul, with medicines, school books, and stationary
India, Tajikistan to oppose terrorism
NEW DELHI, May 10, 2001 (Itar-Tass via COMTEX) via NewsEdge Corporation - - India and Tajikistan agreed to merge forces against international terrorism and religious extremism.
QUETTA: Six shops, 75 cabins gutted in Chaman
By Our Staff Correspondent
QUETTA, May 10: Six shops and over 75 cabins were completely gutted when fire broke out in Chaman, some 120 kilometres from here, on Wednesday. The fire broke out in a wooden depot
China's Zhu begins four-day Pakistan visit
By Tahir Ikram
ISLAMABAD, May 11 (Reuters) - Chinese Prime Minister Zhu Rongji arrived in Pakistan on Friday for a four-day visit which Pakistan hopes will cement close military and economic ties the two
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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