UN says Afghan air link crucial for aid delivery
ISLAMABAD, Sept 7 (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Friday its plane flights were crucial for getting humanitarian aid to war-shattered Afghanistan, where Taliban rulers have threatend
Afghan trial on hold as diplomats, families wait
KABUL, Sept 7 (AFP) - The trial of eight foreign aid workers detained in Afghanistan on charges of preaching Christianity went into recess for a weekly holiday Friday, prolonging the agonising
Pakistan says has helped in Taliban detainee saga
ISLAMABAD, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Pakistan Foreign Minister Abdul Sattar said on Friday his country had intervened to help in the case of foreign aid workers on trial for promoting Christianity in neighbouring Afghanistan.
Saudia refuses to mediate for release of aid workers
Riyadh (Agencies): Saudi Arabia has turned down requests from several countries and humanitarian organisations to mediate with Afghanistan's Taliban government to release eight foreign aid workers
Asylum seekers head for PNG and uncertain future
By Paul Tait
SYDNEY, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Hundreds of unwanted asylum seekers faced at least another three days at sea on an Australian troop ship as Prime Minister John Howard on Friday pressed home
Afghan fighting close to Tajikistan border
Friday, September 07, 2001 7:13 AM EST
DUSHANBE, Sep 07, 2001 (Itar-Tass via COMTEX) -- Fighting between Afghanistan's Northern alliance and the radical Islamic movement Taliban has moved within a submachine-gun burst distance of the border with Tajikistan.
Heavy Fighting Erupts in Northeastern Afghanistan
WASHINGTON, September 6, 2001 - AAR - A series of multi-prong attacks were launched Thursday morning by United Front Afghan resistance forces in the northeastern Takhar province
WFP launches new emergency appeal for Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD, Sept 6 (Reuters) - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on Thursday launched a fresh appeal for a $151 million emergency operation to save millions of Afghans
United Nations Afghanistan Humanitarian flights operations essential
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
Islamabad (Office of the United Nations Co-ordinator for Afghanistan)
The Office of the United Nations Co-ordinator for Afghanistan seeks to clarify the role of United Nations Flight Operations for Afghanistan. This information is provided in light of recent events
Pakistan not interfering in Afghanistan: Taliban
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Ruling Taliban in Afghanistan have rejected the allegations that Pakistan was extending any military support to them. Those who level such allegations are still lost in the past when pro-Pakistan
French Foreign Secretary arrives on 10th
ISLAMABAD: The French Foreign Secretary, Loic Hennkinne, will visit Islamabad on next September 10th to meet with his Pakistan counterpart, Inamul Haque.
They both will hold the 2001 session
Indonesia donates cash for Afghan IDPs
F P ReportPESHAWAR: Jack Said Gaffar, Ambassador of the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia to Pakistan, presented a cheque for US$ 10,000 to the Office of the United Nations Co-ordinator for Afghanistan.
Afghan shot near French Channel coast
LILLE (Agencies): An unidentified assailant shot and wounded an young Afghan man from the French Sangatte refugee camp, a staging post for asylum seekers that has fuelled tension between Paris and London
Death of a French Journalist and Friend of Afghanistan
From Ahmed Rashid
September 7, 2001.
It is with very, very deep sadness and regret, that the death is announced of outstanding French journalist Marc Brunereau who covered the Afghan civil war for many years for the Belgium newspaper Le Soir.
AAR Interview with Eduardo Arboleda, Deputy Regional Representative for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
conducted by Omar Samad on 08/31/2001, prior to the resolution of the Afghan refugee crisis near Australia. Mr. Arboleda recently visited Afghan refugee camps in Pakistan as part of a UNHCR assessment team.
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