Afghan UN bread talks fail
Talks between the Taleban authorities in Afghanistan and the United Nations over food distribution have broken up without any agreement, according to the UN.
UN condemns Taliban harassment in aid efforts
By Jack Redden
ISLAMABAD, May 29 (Reuters) - The United Nations on Tuesday accused Afghanistan's ruling Taliban of harassment, threatening aid at a time that war and drought
Taliban and U.N. still at loggerheads on women workers
By Sayed Salahuddin
KABUL, May 29 (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Tuesday that the Taliban still refused to allow women to be hired for a survey needed to continue bread
Taliban Offensives Repulsed in Takhar
WASHINGTON, May 29, 2001 - AAR - United Front sources reported Tuesday that several waves of Taliban offensives backed by heavy artillery fire
Fighting between Northern Alliance, Talibs flares up anew
By Galina Gridneva and Valery Zhukov
DUSHANBE, May 29, 2001 (Itar-Tass via COMTEX) -- Heavy fighting between troops of the Northern Alliance and the Talibs flared up again in northern Afghanistan on Monday.
Afghan women ordered to cover up completely
ISLAMABAD, May 29 (Kyodo) - The Taliban government in Afghanistan has ordered Muslim women to abandon using a veil when outdoors and instead wear a
India will shelter those who flee Taliban
Times Internet Network
The Times of India
NEW DELHI: India indicated on Monday that it was willing to provide "full shelter" to Hindus and other minorities if they were forced to flee Taliban persecution in Afghanistan.
Azadi Afghan Radio Editorial, 5/28/01:
India said on Monday that it would provide shelter to minorities from Afghanistan and External Affairs Minister Jaswant Singh's commented that
More deaths at Jalozai refugee camp in Pakistan
Islamabad, May 29, IRNA -- A total of 33 deaths caused by high temperatures and poor sanitation have been confirmed at Jalozai refugee camp in northwestern Pakistan since 1 May.
West urges Pakistan to squeeze Taliban
Dawn - By Syed Talat Hussain 5/29/01
ISLAMABAD, May 28: Powerful capitals of the world want Pakistan to further tighten the screws on the Taliban. Despite Islamabad's repeated assurances
Iran condemns Afghan Taliban's marking up Hindus
TEHRAN, May 28 (AFP) - The Iranian foreign ministry Monday condemned the decision of the Islamic Taliban militia in Afghanistan to force Hindus living in Afghanistan
Taleban Bans Opium Production
Ed Warner, Washington - 28 May 2001
Once again, the baffling rulers of Afghanistan, the Taleban, have done the unexpected, both for good and ill. They have wiped out their illicit drug production, according
Central. Asia fails to hit at roots of extremism
Dawn - By Sergei Blagov - 05/29/01
MOSCOW: The leaders of Russia, three Central Asian states and two other post-Soviet republics have made yet another attempt to improve collective security
Sayaaf at his Base in Afghanistan UF Says
WASHINGTON, May 29, 2001 - AAR - United Front officials refuted Pakistani media reports that Prof. Abdul Raab Rasul Sayaaf, a prominent leader of
Taliban Make Hitler Proud
The Hartford Courant - May 29, 2001
Afghanistan's Taliban rulers breached standards of decency two months ago when they destroyed ancient carvings of Buddha in the name of Islamic purity.
Taliban and Afghan Hindus
Rahimullah Yusufzai - Jang/The News 05/28/01
Taliban-bashing, for reasons right and wrong, is nowadays a favourite pastime of many governments and individuals. Naive and inexperienced as
Road to Kandahar
By M.P. Bhandara
ARE we on our way to becoming the camp-followers of an obscure, bigoted mullah living in Kandahar? Perhaps not, but in an ideological sense he is
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