January 13-14, 2002
Omar took a rickshaw to escape bombings
Qari Saheb, a long time driver of the Taliban chief, told American magazine Newsweek that he was with Omar in Kandahar when the first bombs began to fall.
January 12, 2002
Indo-Pak tension complicates war against terror
Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said and Indo-Pak conflict would raise several complicated questions about the US use of Pakistani airbases for its war against terrorism in Afghanistan.
January 11, 2002
US monitoring Indo-Pak border: Report
US officials were intensifying their surveillance of the Indo-Pak border areas and looking for any evidence that the two sides were putting their nuclear arsenals on alert.
'Pak takes two airbases back from US'
Pakistani officials said they were forced to take the airbases back from the US in view of the mounting tensions with India and added that the Americans were not delighted by the move.
January 10, 2002
Al Qaeda men flown to Guantanamo Bay
The prisoners were chained to their seats and outnumbered roughly 2-to-1 by specially trained security guards.
Britain to lead 18-nation Afghan force
Defence Secretary Geoff Hoon said Britain would lead the force for the first three months of its six-month deployment.
9/11 attacks financier disappeared in Pakistan
US investigators have accounted for over $ 325,000 spent on the attacks and concluded that the money was transferred to the hijacking teams from Pakistan, the UAE and a few other countries.
US readies to hunt Osama in Pakistan
The US could soon be staging raids in Pakistan to track down the Saudi renegade and his key allies.
Pentagon confirms death of 7 Marines in Pakistan
An air refuelling aircraft crashed into a mountain on Wednesday while making an approach to land at a forward operating base in southwestern Pakistan.
January 9, 2002
Senior Taliban ministers surrender, freed
'Those men who have surrendered are our brothers. They will not be handed over to America,' a Kandahar commander said.
US refuelling plane crashes in Pakistan
The cause of the crash was not known. There was also no confirmation on the number of casualties.
US may resume nuclear tests
The Bush administration is understood to have told congressional staffers at a special top-secret briefing that it could seek additional funds to this end.
January 8, 2002
US ends search for Osama in Tora Bora
The halt to the US operations came amid reports that American intelligence agencies had confirmed that bin Laden is holed up in Pakistan.
Arab fighter blows himself up in hospital
Six other Arab fighters belonging to the Al Qaeda are holed up in a ward of the Mirwaiz hospital in Kandahar, threatening to blow up the place if they were not allowed safe passage to Pakistan.