Afghan Leader Denies Rift or Report of Asylum in UK
by Omar Samad
WASHINGTON - May 12, 2001 - AAR - A senior member of Afghanistan's United Front alliance denied a Pakistan-based press report that he sought political asylum in the United Kingdom
Senior anti-Taliban figure seeks asylum in London
ISLAMABAD, May 11 (AFP) - An important leader of Afghanistan's anti-Taliban alliance, Younus Qanooni, has sought political asylum in London following a rift with opposition
India-Tajikistan against foreign interference in Afghanistan
NEW DELHI, May 11, 2001 (Itar-Tass via COMTEX) -- India and Tajikistan have called on third countries to stop their interference in the domestic affairs of Afghanistan. New Delhi and Dushanbe
US warns of anti-American terrorism from bin Laden associates
WASHINGTON, May 11 (AFP) - The United States said it had received credible information about terrorist threats against American targets and warned US citizens around the world of possible
Afghan Taliban burn musical instruments: radio
Saturday May 12, 7:11 PM
KABUL, May 12 (AFP) - Religious squads of Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia have burned musical instruments and punished more than 80 men who had trimmed their beards in violation
China warned over India 'threat'
By Susannah Price in Islamabad BBC News
The Prime Minister of China, Zhu Rongji, is spending the second day of his Pakistani visit meeting business leaders and sightseeing in Islamabad.
Uzbeks eye entry to regional group for stability
TASHKENT, May 11 (Reuters) - Uzbekistan, concerned by growing tension along its borders, said on Friday it would join in June the Shanghai Five group of Russia, China and three Central
Iran's FM holds talks in Saudi on first visit since security pact
JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, May 12 (AFP) - Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharazi held talks with Saudi counterpart Prince Saud al-Faisal here Saturday on his first visit to the kingdom since
Culture Vulture: Afghan's gender apartheid
Friday, 11 May 2001 By CLAUDE SALHANI
WASHINGTON, May 11 (UPI) -- Elle, the world-famous French women's fashion magazine that over the years has featured glamorous and sexy models, broke with tradition when it published
'Kandahar' wins over Cannes
CANNES, May 11: A rough-hewn and basic story of an Afghan-born Canadian woman's journey back to her birthplace to find her sister won open acclaim from critics Thursday when it was
School offers Islamic fundamentals
Seminary in India takes pride in purity as it sets religious agenda for Taliban
Special to The Globe and Mail
DEOBAND, INDIA -- The source of the Taliban-style Islam that has inspired thousands of Muslim radicals can be found down a narrow, rutted road in a small Indian town.
New Web Site on Afghanistan Launched in Several Languages
Washington -- A new Web site, "The Plight of Afghanistan," is informing journalists, non-governmental organizations, scholars, foreign government officials, and other interested readers about U.S.
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