Afghan Taliban Close Bakeries Run by Women
Saturday May 19 1:16 PM ET
KABUL (Reuters) - Taliban religious police have shut down World Food Program (WFP) bakeries run by women in the Afghanistan (news - web sites) capital, witnesses said on Saturday.
Pakistan vows to deport all illegal Afghan refugees
Sunday May 20, 3:05 PM
ISLAMABAD, May 20 (AFP) - Pakistan will begin screening Afghan refugees living in squalid camps in the northwestern city of Peshawar next month and deport those determined to be illegal, officials said.
Taleban's foreign militants
Sunday, 20 May, 2001, 11:40 GMT 12:40 UK
By Afghanistan correspondent Kate Clark BBC News
Saeed Khan, from Burnley in northern England, came to Pakistan for a holiday - and ended up fighting for the Taleban.
UnitedFront says Taliban violate ceasefire for polio vaccinations
Islamabad, May 19, IRNA - Taliban have violated the six-day ceasefire for polio vaccinations, proposed by the UNICEF and in effect as of yesterday, by launching major offensives in Yakaowlang,
Afghan call for ethnic cleansing
Saturday, 19 May 2001 16:14 (ET)
By DERK KINNANE ROELOFSMA
WASHINGTON, May 18 (UPI) -- A tract calling for wholesale ethnic cleansing in Afghanistan is circulating there and in Pakistan, according to the French television station TF-1.
Casualties of the war on drugs
Afghan farmers scramble to survive now that the Taleban has outlawed the growing of opium poppy, the source of heroin
The Toronto Star
PASHMUL, Afghanistan - SQUATTING under the shade of a mulberry tree, Haji Jamal gazes forlornly at his sun-baked fields and wonders why he ever gave up on drugs.
Foreign staff of hospital raided by Taliban leave Kabul
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The foreign staff of an Italian-funded hospital in Afghanistan have left the capital Kabul after a violent raid by the ruling Taliban militia last week.
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