Afghan leader arrives in Britain for talks with Blair
Thursday January 31, 7:19 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - Afghanistan's interim leader Hamid Karzai arrived in London on Thursday for talks with British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
U.S. said to uncover proof of more al Qaeda plots
Thursday January 31, 10:38 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Space Needle, a high profile landmark in Seattle, apparently was targeted for attack by Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda network according to evidence U.S. troops
Iran and the US have common interests: US diplomat
Thursday January 31, 10:09 PM AFP
The United States and Iran have common interests, despite President George W. Bush's characterization of Tehran as part of an "axis of evil," a senior US diplomat argued.
Australia to pay 4,000 Afghan asylum seekers to go home
By Sophie Hares
Thursday January 31, 9:06 PM
WOOMERA, Australia (Reuters) - Australia offered on Thursday to pay up to 4,000 Afghan asylum seekers and recognised refugees to go home following a two-week protest by detainees against
At ground zero, Afghan chief shares America's pain
By Irwin Arieff
Thursday January 31, 3:44 AM
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Afghanistan's interim leader on Wednesday paid an emotional visit to ground zero, assured Americans he shared their pain and appealed to the United Nations
Afghan leadership suffers setback
Thursday, 31 January, 2002, 13:57 GMT
Locals fought to defend their local choice
The new interim government of Afghanistan has suffered a setback as it tries to extend its control outside the capital Kabul.
Pakistan arrests 'senior Taleban'
Wednesday, 30 January, 2002, 17:41 GMT BBC News
Abdul Salam Zaeef: Sent back to Afghanistan
Police in Pakistan say two men suspected of being senior figures from the former Taleban regime in Afghanistan are under arrest.
U.S. Misled Into Killing Anti-Taliban Force, Sources Say
Wednesday January 30 1:37 PM ET
By John Fullerton
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - U.S. forces in Afghanistan attacked and killed an anti-Taliban commander and 17 of his men last week, after being deliberately misled by tribal factions
Opium poppy firmly rooted in Afghan soil Economic realities all but guarantee that farmers will keep drug trade alive
By Gregg Zoroya
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- The elderly sharecropper with an Old Testament beard and dusty clothing scampers over his meticulously cultivated field and says he knows the poppies growing at his feet are killing people.
Estimate lowered of terrorists trained in Afghanistan
100,000 would include efforts against Soviets
By Mark Matthews
Sun National Staff
The Baltimore Sun January 30, 2002
WASHINGTON-The White House scaled back yesterday an estimate of the number of terrorist "killers" trained in Afghanistan after U.S. officials said they could not substantiate the figure
Warlords take new tack, try diplomacy
By E.A. Torriero
Tribune staff reporter
Chicago Tribune January 31, 2002
HERAT, Afghanistan -- The southern Afghan tribesmen and their guards were in a foul mood even before driving 250 miles over rocky roads and waiting two days in a seedy hotel nea
Fighting Erupts in Afghan City as Warlords Compete for Power
By JOHN F. BURNS
The New York Times
GARDEZ, Afghanistan, Jan. 30 After two months of rising tensions between rival warlords across much of Afghanistan, this strategic city 80 miles south of Kabul erupted today in heavy
I.M.F. Backs Official Shift to U.S. Dollar by Afghans
By MARK LANDLER
The New York Times
KABUL, Afghanistan, Jan. 30 With its economy and monetary system in tatters, Afghanistan is weighing a plan to adopt the United States dollar as legal tender until it introduces a new currency.
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