Taliban move detained aid workers ahead of trial planned in open court
Sunday September 2, 6:56 PM
KABUL, Sept 2 (AFP) - Taliban authorities have moved eight foreign aid workers detained for allegedly preaching Christianity in Afghanistan to an unknown place, guards at the detention centre here said Sunday.
U.N. calls for fair trial of Afghan-held aid workers
By Sayed Salahuddin
Sunday September 2, 5:44 PM
KABUL (Reuters) - The United Nations on Sunday called for a fair trial of all 24 foreign and Afghan aid workers detained by Afghanistan's Taliban rulers on the charge of promoting Christianity.
Taliban to conclude probe of Western aid workers soon
By Sayed Salahuddin
Sunday September 2, 4:28 PM
KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban will soon finish an investigation of eight Western aid workers detained on suspicion of promoting Christianity, a Pakistan-based Afghan news
Australia says to ferry out boat people but court steps in
By Jason Reed
Sunday September 2, 8:48 PM
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia said on Sunday it would use a navy troop carrier to ferry 433 asylum seekers from a cargo ship off Christmas Island to Papua New Guinea but a court injunction held up the operation.
Australia anxious to deny refugees access to its costly court system
Sunday September 2, 2:38 PM
SYDNEY, Sept 2 (AFP) - Australia is desperate to prevent a shipload of asylum seekers stranded at sea from setting foot on its soil because the minute they do they can claim the benefits of a costly
Muslims also to blame for Afghan refugee mess
Toronto Star EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR EMERITUS
Australia deserved to be condemned for refusing to take a boatload of 434 mostly Afghan asylum seekers. History will judge it as harshly as it did Canada for turning back 376 Sikhs
Taliban attack on Ghore repulsed
Updated on 9/2/2001 5:23:05 PM
ISLAMABAD (NNI): The Northern Alliance said that Taliban launched a surprise attack against their troops on the border between Ghore and Badghis, but retreated after 20 of their fighters
Afghan consul criticises Howard
From AAP 02sep01
THE Afghanistan consul to Australia today accused Prime Minister John Howard of trying to save face and make electoral gains with his Pacific solution for the 438 stranded asylum seekers.
No U.N. monitors have arrived in Pakistan
Islamabad, Sept 2, IRNA -- No United Nations monitors have arrived in Pakistan to implement the U.N. sanctions on the war-devastated Afghanistan, officials said Sunday.
UNHCR resumes screening of Afghan refugees on Monday
Islamabad, Sept 2, IRNA -- The UNHCR and Pakistan will resume screening of Afghan refugees in two camps near Peshawar on Monday (September 3) after suspending it over a controversy
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