Osama, Mullah Omar dead, reports say
A Chinese site and a Japanese newspaper have reported that Osama bin Laden
and the Taleban leader have been shot dead by members of their retinue at
an underground base near Kandahar.
Afghan Powerbrokers: Who's who
Profiles some of the most influential figures within the Taleban and
Northern Alliance, some of whom may play a prominent role in the future of
Taleban not splintering yet
US and Pakistani intelligence agencies have failed to engineer any
significant defections from the military ranks of Afghanistan's ruling
Taleban, according to officials familiar with the efforts.
Arrested Indian's men's shaved bodies raised suspicions
The FBI has interpreted the shaven bodies of two men, Ayub Ali Khan and
Mohammed Jaweed Azmath, arrested on September 12 in Texas, as a sign that
they might have been ready to die in a similar attack. The men also carried box cutters and $5500 in cash.
Al Qaeda has nuclear materials
Osama bin Laden and his Al Qaeda network have acquired nuclear materials for
possible use in their terrorism war against the West, intelligence sources
Any ideas to fight terrorism, Pentagon asks Americans
The Pentagon appealed to Americans on Thursday to send in bright ideas on
thwarting terrorism, announcing an unusual, open competition to speed the
winners into use.
Bush promotes pen pal plan, war goes on
Anthrax deaths, straying bombs and squabbling politicians -- every day,
things get a bit worse. Meanwhile, the president promotes his pen pal plan.
Pentagon puts off missile testing
The Pentagon announced Thursday it has put off several missile defense tests
this fall in order to avoid being accused of violating the Anti-Ballistic
Missile Treaty that prohibits nationwide missile defenses.
Afghan warlord is a 15-year-old boy
Mohammed Humayun is busy fighting his own private war on the side of the country's Northern Alliance. He controls an army of 300 hardy soldiers, six tanks and a BM 21 multiple-barrelled rocket launcher. Not bad for a
Anthrax leaves them clueless
Despite feverish investigations, authorities still have no idea what -- or
who -- they're looking for.
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