U.S. says act now or watch countless Afghans die
Friday May 18, 2:41 AM
By Elaine Monaghan
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell pledged new U.S. aid for Afghan refugees on Thursday and said "countless deaths"
Pak Army behind Taliban operations: Report
The Times of India 5/17/01
MOSCOW: Pakistan Army officers seem to be behind all major military operations conducted by the Taliban regime in Afghanistan,
Ex-Soviet Tajikistan becomes NATO partner
DUSHANBE (Reuters) - Tajikisthan has joined NATO's Partnership for Peace program of cooperation, bringing it closer to the Western military alliance
US poll says Afghans reject Taliban women policies
By Elaine Monaghan
WASHINGTON, May 17 (Reuters) - An overwhelming majority of Afghan people oppose the restrictive policies against women imposed
UN examines humanitarian impact of Afghan sanctions
KABUL, May 17 (AFP) - The United Nations will release a report in June on the humanitarian impact of the Security Council's sanctions against the ruling Taliban
Afghans to get more humanitarian aid: Milam
ISLAMABAD: US Ambassador to Pakistan William B Milam has expressed the hope that last month's visit by a US team to Afghanistan would enable
Afghan men enjoy Kabul's first pool in a decade
KABUL, May 17 (AFP) - Wearing long shorts in line with local Islamic edicts, young Kabuli men push each other into a swimming pool for the first time in 10 years.
Taliban decide to cancel all arms permits
KABUL, May 16 (The News int.) -- The Taliban government has decided to cancel all existing arms permits and cards from the next month of Rabi-ul-Awwal(June).
Tribal clash death toll rises to 18
PARACHINAR, May 16: The death toll in the on-going fierce gunbattles between Turi and Mengal tribes in the Kurram Agency was put at 18 and two more people
Pakistan sets to enforce law against terrorist organizations
Islamabad, May 16, IRNA - Pakistan government has finalized a law to curb religious terrorism, sectarianism and fundamentalism by banning all organizations and groups
UAE offers to fly stranded Afghans home, awaits UN clearance
ABU DHABI, May 17 (AFP) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has offered to fly home more than 2,000 Afghans slapped with deportation orders
Bomb jury asks for bin Laden "fatwa" evidence
By Gail Appleson, Law Correspondent
NEW YORK, May 16 (Reuters) - A federal jury deciding the fate of four Osama bin Laden followers charged in the 1998 bombing of U.S.
Benazir sees militancy, anarchy in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister and Chairperson of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Benazir Bhutto has reacted angrily to the interview given
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