UN Says Taliban Forcing End to Food for Poor
Saturday, May 26, 2001 9:41 AM EST
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Saturday it will have to end bread supplies for nearly 300,000 people in the Afghan capital by June 15 unless the ruling Taliban allows
U.N. Blames Taliban for Creating Obstacles for Aid Community
Friday, May 25, 2001 12:45 PM EST
ISLAMABAD, May 25, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The aid community is facing increasing obstacles from Taliban authorities in carrying out assistance work in Afghanistan,
Pakistan urged to do more on Taliban arms embargo
By Carol Giacomo
UNITED NATIONS, May 25 (Reuters) - Pakistan and other states bordering Afghanistan must do a better job enforcing sanctions on the Taliban and the United Nations should
UN experts question Taliban's sincerity in stopping opium production
UNITED NATIONS, May 25 (AFP) - UN experts on Friday questioned the sincerity of a ban by the ruling Taliban militia on poppy cultivation in Afghanistan, saying the value of opium
UN experts put onus on Pakistan to enforce sanctions against Taliban
UNITED NATIONS, May 25 (AFP) - UN experts said in a report released Friday that Pakistan could do more to help enforce a arms embargo and other sanctions against the ruling Taliban militia in Afghanistan.
U.S.-Russia Working Group Accuses Taliban of Fostering Terrorism
By Omar Samad
WASHINGTON, May 25, 2001 - AAR - Following two days of high-level consultations between U.S. and Russian officials in Washington, the two former Cold War foes agreed that the ongoing
WFP begins food supply to Afghan DPs along Tajikistan border
Islamabad, May 25, IRNA -- The United Nations World Food Programme on Friday said it had begun food supply to the Afghan refugees, stranded between the borders of Tajikistan and Afghanistan.
Taliban says marking non-Muslims Islamic tradition
By Jack Redden
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban Friday defended its plans to force Hindus to wear identifying yellow badges as a Muslim tradition dating from the era of the prophet Mohammad.
Islamabad deplores Taliban's badge edict
By Syed Talat Hussain - DAWN
ISLAMABAD, May 25: Pakistan publicly took a strong line on the Taliban's decision to make the Hindus wear distinctive cloth badges. A statement by the ministry of foreign affairs said
5 Afghan bandits killed in Kashmar, Khorasan Prov.
Kashmar, Khorasan Prov, May 26, IRNA -- Five armed Afghan bandits were killed by the police forces in this northeastern provincial city over the past two days.
Hojatoleslam Qorban-Ali Shahmiri,
Russia, allies agree new force to fight extremism
By Rosalind Russell
YEREVAN, Armenia (Reuters) - The leaders of Russia and five friendly former Soviet republics agreed Friday to create a rapid reaction force to tackle terrorism and Islamic extremism in Central Asia.
Tajik leader urges help in struggle against Afghan drugs
Friday, May 25, 2001 10:28 AM EST
YEREVAN, May 25, 2001 (Itar-Tass via COMTEX) -- Tajik President Emomali Rakhmonov has called on the international community to help Dushanbe in the struggle against the Afghan drug trafficking.
Pakistan to help Taliban revive olive farms
Islamabad, May 26, IRNA -- Pakistan may extend an assistance of Rs 10 million to Taliban for revival of olive farms in eastern Nangarhar province, a Pakistani official disclosed here.
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