Karzai returns to Afghanistan
Saturday February 2, 3:28 PM AFP
Afghan interim leader Hamid Karzai has returned to Afghanistan after a week-long trip abroad that took him to the United States and Britain.
Afghan Leader Returns to New Clashes
Sat Feb 2, 9:02 AM ET
By Sayed Salahuddin and Anton Ferreira
KABUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Interim Afghan leader Hamid Karzai returned home to an increasingly perilous security situation as President Bush issued his third warning in a week to Iraq
Fate of US journalist unknown, Bush under fire
Saturday February 2, 7:10 PM AFP
The fate of a US journalist kidnapped in Pakistan remained uncertain as US President George W. Bush received some rare domestic criticism over his handling of the war on terror.
Peacekeepers key to Afghan future
By the BBC's Mike Donkin in Kabul
Walk down a city centre street in Kabul these days and you can often see one convoy of International Security Force armoured personnel carriers cruising in one direction pass another patrolling the opposite way.
U.S., Iranian Officials Clash Over Afghanistan
By Alan Elsner and Paul Taylor
Friday February 1 5:39 PM ET
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. and Iranian officials clashed at the World Economic Forum on Friday over the future of Afghanistan, as an Iranian deputy foreign minister rejecting suggestions
First post for Afghanistan in over two decades
By David Fox
KABUL, Feb 2 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's postal service resumed operations in the capital on Saturday for the first time in more than two decades with a promise to deliver mail anywhere, any time.
China offers lion for Kabul's war-shattered zoo
Saturday February 2, 2:57 AM AFP
A Chinese wildlife park said it would donate a lion to Afghanistan's Kabul Zoo where Marjan, a one-eyed lion which came to symbolize the war-ravaged nation, died recently, state media reported.
Kabul's unwanted children
Friday, 1 February, 2002, 15:04 GMT
By BBC News Online's Marcus George in Afghanistan
Abdul Qahar was crouched by the fire keeping his tiny legs warm. This was his sixth year away from his family. Behind him rows of iron-framed beds had been pushed tightly together.
UN: Malnutrition Threat to Afghan Children Growing
Fri Feb 1, 5:28 PM ET
By Robert James Parsons
GENEVA (Reuters Health) - As the international community shifts its focus in Afghanistan toward reconstruction, United Nations aid agencies sounded the alarm on Friday about the worsening
Afghan refugees want to go home but don't plan to stay
By Teresa Puente and Ana Beatriz Cholo, Tribune staff reporters. Tribune staff reporter John Keilman contributed to this report
From the Chicago Tribune February 1, 2002
Abdul Wardak has not seen his family's home in Kabul for more than 20 years. But in a few months, he plans to go back to rebuild that house and explore investments in Afghanistan.
In New Afghanistan, the Mosque Is the Message
By Marc Kaufman
Washington Post Staff Writer
Friday, February 1, 2002; Page A14
KABUL, Afghanistan -- The former imam of the Wazir Akbar Khan mosque regularly delivered fiery sermons in front of Osama bin Laden, his al Qaeda colleagues and the Taliban faithful.
Afghans say U.S. raid was mistake
Troops said to attack friendly forces, upset surrender of Taliban
By Tom Bowman
Sun Foreign Staff
The Baltimore Sun February 1, 2002
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - A highly publicized U.S. Special Forces raid last week against two suspected Taliban compounds mistakenly attacked friendly Afghan forces, leading to the death
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