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September 13, 1999 | Times Wire Services
The U.N. human rights investigator Sunday harshly criticized Afghanistan's Taliban religious army for the widespread, systematic and officially sanctioned abuse of women. Accusing the Taliban's Ministry of Vice and Virtue of deep discrimination against women, Radhika Coomaraswamy, the U.N. special investigator into violence against women, called for international pressure to force its dissolution.
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September 13, 1999 | Times Wire Services
The U.N. human rights investigator Sunday harshly criticized Afghanistan's Taliban religious army for the widespread, systematic and officially sanctioned abuse of women. Accusing the Taliban's Ministry of Vice and Virtue of deep discrimination against women, Radhika Coomaraswamy, the U.N. special investigator into violence against women, called for international pressure to force its dissolution.
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January 27, 1990 | From Associated Press
Troops searched from house to house Friday for pro-Pakistan Muslims waging a violent separatist campaign in Kashmir, and the government imposed a virtual news blackout. At least 70 people, most of them Muslim militants, have been killed since the government began a crackdown last weekend to try to halt separatist violence. Witnesses in Srinagar, summer capital of the state of Jammu and Kashmir, said soldiers and paramilitary commandos of the elite National Security Guard were searching the city.
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June 12, 1998 | From Associated Press
The government of Pakistan announced a moratorium on nuclear testing Thursday and offered new peace talks with India to address their dispute over Kashmir and other flash-point issues. Without a settlement of rival claims to Kashmir, Foreign Minister Gohar Ayub Khan said, there is a strong possibility of a fourth--and probably nuclear--war between India and Pakistan. "Here there is an open conflict going on daily," Khan said.
NEWS
June 7, 1998 | From Times Wire Services
The 15 members of the Security Council demanded Saturday in a unanimous vote that India and Pakistan refrain from further nuclear tests, halt weapons programs and sign nuclear control agreements. The Indian Foreign Ministry denounced the resolution as "coercive and unhelpful" and said "we find it grotesque that an organ of the United Nations should seek to address India in this manner." Pakistan's U.N.
NEWS
January 22, 1988
U.N. mediator Diego Cordovez met in Islamabad with Pakistani officials at the start of a diplomatic mission that could lay the groundwork for a Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan this year. Cordovez, who will visit the Afghan capital of Kabul after his talks in Pakistan, consulted separately with Prime Minister Mohammed Khan Junejo and Zain Noorani, deputy foreign affairs minister.
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January 30, 1991 | SAM ENRIQUEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The first woman to head an Islamic country, Pakistan's former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, said here Tuesday that she supports allied efforts to free Kuwait, but she called on the United States to seek resolution of other United Nations issues, such as a homeland for Palestinians. Bhutto--who was ousted from office last summer--spoke in Los Angeles to call for peace in the Middle East and bring attention to what she said is her country's slide into military dictatorship.
NEWS
June 12, 1998 | From Associated Press
The government of Pakistan announced a moratorium on nuclear testing Thursday and offered new peace talks with India to address their dispute over Kashmir and other flash-point issues. Without a settlement of rival claims to Kashmir, Foreign Minister Gohar Ayub Khan said, there is a strong possibility of a fourth--and probably nuclear--war between India and Pakistan. "Here there is an open conflict going on daily," Khan said.
NEWS
May 20, 1988
David L. Guyer, 62, president of Save the Children Federation from 1977 to 1987. Guyer also worked for the United Nations in Pakistan, India and Nepal and from 1960 to 1965 was a member of the U.S. mission to the United Nations under Ambassadors Henry Cabot Lodge and Adlai E. Stevenson. Guyer retired from the Save the Children Federation, which is active in 44 countries including the United States, when his health failed last year. In Honolulu on Saturday of brain cancer.
NEWS
December 19, 2001 | Associated Press
The Indian government Tuesday accused Pakistan of trying to wipe out its leadership, insisting that its neighbor and longtime rival sponsored a suicide attack on the Parliament building here last week. Pakistan repeated its denial of any role in Thursday's attack and warned India against any military action across their tense border.
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June 7, 1998 | From Times Wire Services
The 15 members of the Security Council demanded Saturday in a unanimous vote that India and Pakistan refrain from further nuclear tests, halt weapons programs and sign nuclear control agreements. The Indian Foreign Ministry denounced the resolution as "coercive and unhelpful" and said "we find it grotesque that an organ of the United Nations should seek to address India in this manner." Pakistan's U.N.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 30, 1991 | SAM ENRIQUEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The first woman to head an Islamic country, Pakistan's former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, said here Tuesday that she supports allied efforts to free Kuwait, but she called on the United States to seek resolution of other United Nations issues, such as a homeland for Palestinians. Bhutto--who was ousted from office last summer--spoke in Los Angeles to call for peace in the Middle East and bring attention to what she said is her country's slide into military dictatorship.
NEWS
January 27, 1990 | From Associated Press
Troops searched from house to house Friday for pro-Pakistan Muslims waging a violent separatist campaign in Kashmir, and the government imposed a virtual news blackout. At least 70 people, most of them Muslim militants, have been killed since the government began a crackdown last weekend to try to halt separatist violence. Witnesses in Srinagar, summer capital of the state of Jammu and Kashmir, said soldiers and paramilitary commandos of the elite National Security Guard were searching the city.
NEWS
January 22, 1988
U.N. mediator Diego Cordovez met in Islamabad with Pakistani officials at the start of a diplomatic mission that could lay the groundwork for a Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan this year. Cordovez, who will visit the Afghan capital of Kabul after his talks in Pakistan, consulted separately with Prime Minister Mohammed Khan Junejo and Zain Noorani, deputy foreign affairs minister.
BUSINESS
May 31, 1995 | KATHY GANNON, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Already hit with sagging exports, Pakistani carpet dealers say they have lost more sales to Western buyers since the killing of a young activist who spoke out against child labor. The death of Iqbal Masih, 12, received worldwide publicity after a group that is fighting child labor blamed carpet industry owners. But residents of his village later said Iqbal was slain in a fight with a farm worker, and Pakistan's leading human rights group says there is no evidence implicating the industry.
WORLD
January 18, 2006 | Mubashir Zaidi and Paul Watson, Special to The Times
Last week's airstrike targeting Al Qaeda's deputy leader, Ayman Zawahiri, killed at least four foreign militants believed by U.S. intelligence officials to be among the Egyptian doctor's top aides, Pakistani officials and U.S. sources said Tuesday. The attack Friday by CIA drone aircraft armed with missiles sparked angry protests nationwide after it killed several women and children.
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