Taleban 'may execute' aid workers - BBC
A senior Taleban official has warned that foreign aid workers on trial in Afghanistan on charges of preaching Christianity could be executed.
Taliban say Christian detainees can hire lawyers
By Syed Salahuddin
KABUL, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban on Wednesday denied Western diplomats access to a court where eight foreign aid workers are on trial for promoting Christianity
Taliban trial clouded by confusion in Afghanistan
KABUL, Sept 5 (AFP) - Confusion reigned Wednesday as diplomats, aid workers and Afghans tried to fathom the secretive Taliban militia's judicial process during
ANALYSIS-Asylum ship stirs political storm in Australia
By Belinda Goldsmith
CANBERRA, Sept 5 (Reuters) - As Australia's conservative government stood firm in its refusal to let in more than 400 mainly Afghan asylum seekers
PNG readies to receive unwanted boat people
By Paul Tait
SYDNEY, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Papua New Guinea was preparing a high security operation on Wednesday to receive 433 unwanted asylum seekers who Australia packed on a navy ship
Pakistan says U.N. Taliban sanctions monitors safe
KARACHI (Reuters) - Pakistan's Foreign Minister Abdul Sattar said Tuesday that although U.N. sanctions on Afghanistan's ruling Taliban were flawed, U.N. monitors seeking
Call to trade US-jailed Islamist for foreigners held in Afghanistan
CAIRO, Sept 5 (AFP) - The family of a jailed Islamist leader in the United States said Wednesday it had proposed his release for that of eight foreigners held in Afghanistan
NA claims killing of 50 Taliban
Monitoring ReportPESHAWAR: Afghan opposition Northern Alliance has claimed killing 50 Taliban in renewed war in Kapisa province.
Ifthikhar decries screening process
F P ReportPESHAWAR: The NWFP Governor, Lt: General (retd) Syed Iftikhar Hussain Shah has strongly criticised the UNHCR screening process saying the UN Refugees Agency
Film on Afghan refugees wins distinction
Pakistan (Agencies): Iranian helmer Majid Majidi scored an unprecedented Grand Prix hat trick at the Montreal World Film Festival on Monday, picking up his third consecutive Grand Prix
Taleban divided over increasing influence of Arabs in internal affairs
September 4, 2001 - by Shamim Shahid: "Rift surfaces in Taliban over internal issue"
Amidst facing worst kind of isolation in the comity of nations, the Taliban administration in Afghanistan seems to have developed serious internal differences over certain issues
The Nation Editorial
SOON after unjustly imposing MTCR sanctions on Pakistan, Washington is reportedly putting economic pressure on Islamabad to meet its political demands.
Curbs: US MPs urge fairness
By Tahir Mirza - DAWN
WASHINGTON, Sept 3: The US Congress reconvenes on Tuesday after its summer break, with both Pakistan and India hoping that the Bush administration will soon seek
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