Taliban say begin trial of Christian aid workers
by Sayed Salahuddin
KABUL, Sept 4 (Reuters) - The chief justice of Afghanistan's ruling Taliban said on Tuesday the trial of eight foreign aid workers accused of promoting Christianity had begun.
Afghan immigrants detained on Greek island
KOS (APP): Forty Afghan would-be immigrants were detained on this island late Sunday after crossing illegally in a wooden fishing boat from the nearby coast of Turkey, authorities said.
Taliban jets bomb Northern Alliance positions in Kapisa
KABUL (Agencies): The Taliban jet fighters carried out several bombing sorties against the bunkers of the Northern Alliance in northern Afghan province of Kapisa.Quoting
Taliban launch major attack against opposition
Monitoring ReportPESHAWAR: Ruling Taliban in Afghanistan have launched a major offensive against the opposition Northern Alliance forces, north of Kabul.
1,000 Afghans leave for home voluntarily
PESHAWAR: The screening of Afghan refugees in Nasir Bagh and Jalozai camps again restarted after a long deliberations between Government of Pakistan and UNHCR officials
Afghans warned of poppy cultivation
KABUL (NNI): The Taliban government in Afghanistan has again directed the Afghans not to cultivate poppy as a ban imposed by the authorities on poppy cultivation remains in force.
America urges world community to resist int'l terrorism
BISHKEK, Sep 03, 2001 (Itar-Tass via COMTEX) via NewsEdge Corporation - - Osama bin Laden who is holed up in Afghanistan is one of the leaders of international terrorism which poses
Pak accuses US of Indian bias
Mubashir Zaidi - Hindustan times
Pakistan on Monday openly accused the United States of being selective in imposing new sanctions against its National Development Complex for violating the Missile Technology
Nauru considers employing boat refugees as labourers
SYDNEY, Sept 4 (AFP) - Nauru is considering employing as labourers the asylum seekers now en route to the Pacific island state via Papua New Guinea, a government official said Tuesday.
From IOM PRESS BRIEFING NOTES
Christmas Island: Update 04 Sep 2001
by Jean Philippe Chauzy, IOM Spokesperson
A team of four IOM operations staff and three Dari/Pashto interpreters, including two women, have joined the 434 migrants aboard the Australian troopship HMAS Manoora.
The Afghan Refugees
The Irish Times Opinion 9/4
The Australian move to ship over 400 Afghan refugees to Papua New Guinea began in earnest last night despite court actions and international outrage. Few people have fled
Local Afghans ready to help
04.09.2001 By JOSIE CLARKE - New Zealand
Interpreters and doctors from Auckland's Afghan community have offered to help Government agencies care for the 150 Tampa asylum-seekers.
Escape from Afghanistan
By PAUL McGEOUG - Tuesday 4 September 2001, The Age
Officially, the border is closed, but thousands of Afghans push at the fence, willing themselves over the frontier into Pakistan. They are four and five deep, their sweaty faces a mixture
Walk the walk on Afghanistan
The Friday Times
Ejaz Haider - says if the Taliban are not sensitive to Pakistan's interests, why must Islamabad keep sticking its neck out for them
Gulf flesh-traders recruit women from NWFP
The Friday Times
says Pakistani and Afghan girls end up in five-star hotels in Dubai
A report says Pakistan is the destination point for girls being trafficked into the country from Bangladesh, Burma, Afghanistan and the Central Asian States.
Govt retreats before jihadis in Sindh - TFT
Salman Hussein - says the federal government has backtracked on the issue, leaving the Sindh government with egg on its face
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