UN Team in Kabul Discusses Aid Problems
28 May 2001 01:36 UTC
A United Nations delegation is to hold a second day of talks Monday in Kabul in a bid to resolve differences with the Taleban authorities over disbursing food aid in Afghanistan.
UN officials meet Taliban to resolve cheap bread row
Sunday May 27, 11:43 PM
KABUL, May 27 (AFP) - Senior United Nations officials began two days of talks with Taliban authorities here Sunday in a bid to resolve the latest international row over a food program
Taliban to cooperate in WFP surveys for needy people
Islamabad, May 27, IRNA - Taliban authorities Sunday said they would cooperate with the World Food Program (WFP) in surveying the deserving people for subsidized bread cards.
Taliban Reject UN Charges of Stockpiling Opium
Afghanistan's Taliban militia has rejected the UN report accusing them of stockpiling a big quantity of opium to continue war against their opponents through opium selling, according to a report reaching Islamabad on Sunday.
Canada should open its doors to 1,000 Afghanistan Hindus
Monday 28 May 2001
The Ottawa Citizen
As a Hindu living in Canada, I was appalled at news of the latest in the series of bizarre events unfolding in Afghanistan: that Hindus must wear identification badges
Afghan airline says U.N. curbs pose safety risk
ISLAMABAD, May 27 (Reuters) - State-run Ariana Afghan Airlines said on Sunday the safety of its planes and passengers was threatened by the U.N. Security Council's sanctions against the ruling Taliban movement.
Afghans' prospects grow worse by the day
The Japan Times: May 26, 2001 By FARHAN BOKHARI
KABUL -- Surrounded by squalor, 9-year-old Naim Gul raises his hand to beg for a cheap pen. The child, one of seven in a nomadic family from central Afghanistan,
No plan to set up refugee camps in Afghanistan: UNHCR
Islamabad, May 27, IRNA - The UN refugee agency says there is no plan to set up camps for the displaced Afghans inside Afghanistan.
Experts draw blueprint for dealing with Taleban
Haroon Siddiqui - Toronto Star
AFTER THE ANGER, what? Beyond condemning the Taleban for making Hindus wear identity labels, what should we do? What can we do, in response to the Afghan regime's
Has Sayyaf parted ways with Masood?
By Our Special Correspondent
PESHAWAR, May 27: The summer fighting season in Afghanistan started more than a month ago, but the guns across the Shamali plains north of Kabul are mysteriously silent.
Screening of Afghan DPs in June, says governor
PESHAWAR, May 27: Sticking to his stand of deporting illegal Afghan immigrants, NWFP Governor Iftikhar Hussain Shah said on Sunday that there should be some difference between
Border guards seize 150 kg of Afghan heroin this year
Monday, May 28, 2001 2:21 AM EST
DUSHANBE, May 28, 2001 (Itar-Tass via COMTEX) -- Russian border guards have detained 15 drug-runners from Afghanistan and seized more than 150 kilogrammes of heroin since the beginning of this year.
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