UN, Pakistan Fail to Agree on How to Cope With Afghan Refugees
Islamabad, May 8 (Bloomberg) -- Pakistan and the United Nations refugee agency failed to agree on how to cope with the influx of people fleeing civil war and famine in Afghanistan,
UNHCR gets mixed results on Afghan truce, refugees
By Raja Asghar
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistan endorsed a U.N. proposal for a truce in Afghanistan but did not agree to accept more refugees fleeing chronic conflict in the central Asian country,
PESHAWAR: Taliban deny Osama creating force
PESHAWAR, May 7: The Taliban on Monday strongly denied reports that Osama bin Laden was creating a force of 35,000 men to take on the opposition forces of former defence minister Ahmad Shah Masood.
Afghans deny report on trial of Osama in US
The News Int.
ISLAMABAD: The Afghan government on Monday denied the press reports suggesting it had agreed on the trial of Osama bin Laden in the United States. "It never has been nor is now part
Heavy fighting rages in northern Afghanistan: opposition
KABUL, May 8 (AFP) - The ruling Taliban militia and opposition forces were engaged in heavy fighting and artillery duels in northern and eastern Afghanistan Tuesday, opposition officials said.
Opposition claims partial capture of Taliban town
KABUL (Reuters) - An Afghan opposition group said Monday its forces had captured part of an eastern provincial capital and were fighting the ruling Taliban for full control.
Afghan opposition attack to regain northern base foiled: Taliban
KABUL, May 7 (AFP) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia Monday foiled an opposition attack to recapture a key base in northern Takhar province as heavy fighting continued at several places,
Taliban arrest eight in Herat mosque bombing
By Rahimullah Yusufzai - The News Int. 5/8/01
PESHAWAR: The Taliban have arrested eight persons suspected for involvement in the bomb explosion in a mosque in Herat, western Afghanistan, that killed dissident Iranian Sunni scholar
Iran confirms consulate closed, diplomats out of Afghan city
TEHRAN, May 7 (AFP) - Iran has recalled its diplomats from the Afghan city of Herat and closed its consulate, which was attacked by protesters following a bomb blast in a mosque that killed
Taliban slam women's tales of terror at European Parliament
KABUL, May 6 (AFP) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia on Sunday denounced as an opposition plot the recent visit by three Afghan women to the European Parliament and their tales of terror and brutality.
Afghan children leave for concert in Italy
PESHAWAR, May 7 (Dawn) -- The Taliban authorities refused to issue travelling documents to 30 Afghan children who flew for Rome on Sunday to perform in a concert in Modena, Italy
Afghanistan thirsts for drought relief
GEOFFREY YORK - Globe and Mail - Monday, May 7, 2001
MALANG, AFGHANISTAN -- In the third year of Afghanistan's great drought, the village of Malang is surrounded by parched fields.
Where Misery Is Daily Bread
Refugees: Afghans who fled the Taliban are stranded at the border. Tajikistan refuses them.
Tuesday May 8, 2001 - Los Angeles Times Mirror Company By ROBYN DIXON
JANGALI SUHTA, Tajikistan -- Every day for the last seven months, 11-year-old Latifa Abduljabor has picked the grass to feed her family on this river island in the no man's land
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