Afghan opposition says forced back in fighting
KABUL, May 4 (Reuters) - Opposition forces in Afghanistan said on Friday they had lost ground to the ruling Taliban movement in a fresh upsurge in fighting in the central province of Bamiyan.
Afghan Bomb Blast Blamed on Iran Kills Eight
Friday May 4 10:51 AM ET
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - At least eight people, including an exiled Iranian Islamic scholar, were killed and 30 wounded by a bomb blast outside a mosque in
Taliban reject U.N. appeal for truce in Afghanistan
By Sayed Salahuddin
KABUL, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban rejected a U.N. appeal Thursday for a cease-fire to allow the United Nations to deal with a deepening humanitarian crisis caused by war and drought.
US Senators Ask for More US Aid, Call Afghans' Condition "Horrendous"
Pressure Mounting on Humanitarian and Political Fronts to Address Afghan Crisis
By Omar Samad
WASHINGTON, May 3, 2001 - AAR - In a letter to US Secretary of State Colin Powell on Tuesday, 13 US Senators called for "immediate action by the United States and the international community
Taliban say they will shut UN peace mission offices
Islamabad, May 4 (IRNA) -- Taliban Thursday told the United Nations that they would close down offices of the UN peace mission in Afghanistan's two provinces if restrictions on the Islamic
U.N. fears looming Afghan refugee disaster
By Tahir Ikram
MASLAQH CAMP, Afghanistan, May 4 (Reuters) - Zarif Gul Jan repeatedly slaps a wrinkled hand on his stomach. "I am hungry," he says over and over.
Jemima distributes 3,700 tents among Afghan refugees
PESHAWAR, May 3: Jemima Khan, wife of Imran Khan, on Thursday distributed 3,700 tents among Afghan refugees at Jalozai makeshift camp, 30km southeast of here. She thanked the government
No peace in Central Asia without Afghan settlement
By Galina Gridneva, Valery Zhukov
DUSHANBE, May 03, 2001 (Itar-Tass) -- Kyrgyz Foreign Minister Murodbek Imonaliyev on Thursday said that peace and stability in Central Asia depend on the soonest settlement in Afghanistan,
US general will visit New Delhi: Military co-operation
By Tahir Mirza - DAWN
WASHINGTON, May 3: Reports that the United States was on the brink of resuming military co-operation with India were confirmed on Thursday when it was revealed that the chairman
Bush denounces religious intolerance in China, Sudan
By Patricia Wilson
WASHINGTON, May 3 (Reuters) - Picking anew at a sore point in U.S.-Sino relations, President George W. Bush on Thursday denounced Beijing's "intensifying attacks" on religious freedom
Hanoi calls for Kashmir talks, Afghan peace
HANOI, May 3: Pakistan and Vietnam on Thursday called for resolution of the Kashmir issue through peaceful means and for restoration of peace in Afghanistan. Foreign Secretary Inamul Haque
Iran's Khatami files to stand for re-election in June
TEHRAN, May 4 (AFP) - Iranian President Mohammad Khatami on Friday registered with the interior ministry to stand for re-election in the presidential elections on June 8.
Taliban and Turkish NGO
DAWN Letter 5/4/01:
IN the totalitarian state the Taliban are running, where famine, gender discrimination, enforced ignorance and illiteracy are rife, education imparted by a philanthropic Turkish NGO,
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