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 Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | Afghanistan timeline
Afghanistan's elections postponed to September, owing to insecurity and the UN's slow pace in registering voters.
Afghanistan's rival factions agree on a new constitution, overcoming weeks of discord to set the country on the path to free elections.
US-led forces in Afghanistan say they have driven back a large concentration of Taliban rebels in the south-east of the country after some of the fiercest fighting since the militia was overthrown almost two years ago.
www.guardian.co.uk /afghanistan/subsection/0,1284,884042,00.html   (915 words)

 September 11, 2001 attacks timeline for October - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
NATO's secretary general, Lord Robertson announces that the United States provided "clear and compelling proof" in oral briefings to NATO al-Qaeda's responsibility who affirm the invocation of the mutual defense clause of the organization's charter.
It had been scheduled before the attack to be taped September 20 and broadcast on October 9 to promote a non-violent world.
See 2001 anthrax attacks for later developments, showing that this was an act of terrorism.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/September_11,_2001_attacks_timeline_for_October   (1185 words)

 A Timeline of Oil and Violence - Afghanistan
Afghanistan's interim ruler Hamid Karzai and the Pakistan president agreed to revive plans (47a) for a trans-Afghanistan pipeline..
Afghanistan's Hamid Karzai to hold talks with his Pakistani and Turkmenistan counterparts (47c) regarding a pipeline from Turkmenistan, through Afghanistan, and through Pakistan to the coast.
The annual US Government estimate for opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan was released Nov. 2004 (49): approximately 206,700 hectares of poppy were grown in 2004, representing a 239% increase in production over 2003 estimates.
www.ringnebula.com /Oil/Timeline.htm   (1675 words)

 Afghanistan War - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Afghanistan War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Three wars waged between Britain and Afghanistan to counter the threat to British India from expanding Russian influence in Afghanistan.
Although successful at first, a later Afghan rising drove them out of Afghanistan, and of the 4,000 British who formed the garrison of Kabul only one arrived safely at Jalalabad.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Afghanistan+War   (223 words)

 CTV.ca | Afghanistan: A timeline of Canadian involvement post-9/11
Soldiers from the military unit that was mistakenly attacked in Afghanistan by a U.S. fighter jet in 2002 are part of the group.
Canadian commanders in Afghanistan say their troops likely prevented a suicide bomb attack on one of their patrols when they disabled an Afghan vehicle with four machine-gun rounds last month.
Canadian troops in Afghanistan exchanged fire with a group of insurgents after they were fired upon at a camp north of Kandahar.
www.ctv.ca /servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/1123179692508_118588892   (2142 words)

 CNN.com - Backgrounder: Afghanistan's struggles have long history - October 23, 2001
Genghis Khan and his Mongol army embroiled Afghanistan in their epic and bloody march westward in 1219 as the famed warrior merged nomadic tribes into a unified Mongolia and extended his empire to the Adriatic Sea.
Hinduism was introduced into Afghanistan in 1504 when the founder of India's Moghul dynasty, Babur, took control of much of Afghanistan including the modern-day capital city of Kabul.
The invasion was in response to a growing Russian and Persian influence in the region, and Shuja regained the throne in 1839.
cnnstudentnews.cnn.com /2001/fyi/news/10/23/afghanistan/index.html   (687 words)

 Online NewsHour -- Afghanistan
December 7, 2001 Taliban fighters abandon their final stronghold in Kandahar as the militia group's hold on Afghanistan continues to disintegrate.
Hamid Karzai, a royalist and ethnic Pashtun, is sworn in as the leader of the interim government in Afghanistan.
At the U.N.-sponsored conference to determine an interim government, Karzai had already had the support of the United States and by the end of the conference he was elected the leader of the six-month government.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/asia/afghanistan/timeline_section6.html   (331 words)

 September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks: Timeline October 2001
Monday, October 1, 2001 The official count of bodies found at the site of the World Trade Center is 344; 289 have been identified.
Wednesday, October 3, 2001 The official missing count at the World Trade Center is 4,986, reduced from the earlier count of 5,219 after duplicate entries on the lists compiled by police and the city family center were removed.
Wednesday, October 31, 2001 (Halloween) The Giuliani administration announces that the number of firefighters assigned (and allowed) to recover remains at the World Trade Center site would be reduced from 64 to 25.
americanfactfinders.com /September_11_2001/Timeline_October_2001.shtml   (1219 words)

 Taliban Timeline
Munguia was the first foreign aid worker killed in Afghanistan since the Taliban was deposed.
Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld claims that most of Afghanistan is now secure and that American forces had moved from major combat operations to stabilization and reconstruction projects.
The government pushes the presidential election to October and parliamentary elections to spring 2005.
www.infoplease.com /spot/taliban-time.html   (1908 words)

 Afghanistan Online: Chronological History of Afghanistan--Part IV
Soviet Union defeated by Afghanistan, total withdrawal by the Soviets occurred on Feb. 15, 1989.
October-- UN Security Council Resolution 1267 is adopted; sanctions against the Taliban on grounds that they offered sanctuary to Osama bin Ladin.
October-- Abdul Haq is killed by the Taliban.
www.afghan-web.com /history/chron/index4.html   (1050 words)

 Guardian Unlimited Politics | Special Reports | Jonathan Freedland: bombing Afghanistan
It is not forgetfulness which explains the current wobble in public support for the war on Afghanistan, despite Tony Blair's plea yesterday for us to recall the anger we felt that day.
Perhaps they now accept that killing Bin Laden would merely make a martyr of him, and that his chosen hideaway was the worst possible place to pick a fight.
It is in combating this threat, rather than the familiar enemy of a nation-state, that London and Washington are left scratching their heads.
politics.guardian.co.uk /attacks/comment/0,1320,583932,00.html   (1174 words)

 "Oh Lucy! - You Gotta Lotta 'Splain' To Do"
A more complete timeline listing crucial events both before and after the Sept. 11 suicide attacks, which have been blamed on bin Laden, establishes CIA foreknowledge of them and strongly suggests that there was criminal complicity on the part of the U.S. government in their execution.
May 2001 - Secretary of State Colin Powell gives $43 million in aid to the Taliban regime, purportedly to assist hungry farmers who are starving since the destruction of their opium crop in January on orders of the Taliban regime.
Promis was reported as recently as June 2001 to be in Osama bin Laden's possession and, as a result of recent stories by Fox, both the FBI and the Justice Department have confirmed its use for U.S. intelligence gathering through at least summer 2002.
www.fromthewilderness.com /free/ww3/02_11_02_lucy.html   (6721 words)

 Raw Story: Path of War Timeline
By the end of 2001, diplomats were discussing how to enlist the support of Arab allies, the military was sharpening its troop estimates, and the communications team was plotting how to sell an attack to the American public.
George Tenet clearly was ambivalent about the information: in early October, he intervened to prevent the President from referring to Niger in a speech in Cincinnati.
Since October, the CIA had warned the administration not to use the Niger claim in public.
www.rawstory.com /exclusives/muriel/path_of_war_timeline_613.htm   (5587 words)

 CNN.com - Afghanistan wakes after night of intense bombings - October 7, 2001
CNN's Kamal Hyder, reporting from inside Afghanistan, said four waves of U.S.-British attacks struck at the heart of the southern city of Kandahar.
Northern Alliance commanders, citing the opposition group's intelligence sources inside Taliban-controlled areas of Afghanistan, said U.S. and British forces struck at least seven locations, including the airports in Kandahar and Kabul and the Taliban Ministry of Defense in Kabul.
Pentagon officials said Sunday the strikes in Afghanistan could continue for several days as the United States and Britain try to soften Taliban air defenses and damage key military infrastructure.
archives.cnn.com /2001/US/10/07/gen.america.under.attack   (1099 words)

 Center for Cooperative Research
The timeline will provide a detailed account of how our health care system has become the most expensive and inefficient system in the industrialized world.
The timeline on the United States’ use of incendiary weapons has been updated.
The timeline on the forged documents has been updated to include recently reported information.
cooperativeresearch.org /timeline.jsp?...+11+Sept+2001+-+2001   (579 words)

 September 11 News.com - October 2001 Daily Timeline & Chronology of Events.
The anti-Taliban alliance in northern Afghanistan and the former Afghan king agree to convene
The anti-Taliban Northern Alliance in Afghanistan says it is coordinating an offensive with the U.S. and expects to receive fresh supplies of weapons soon from Iran and Russia.
in Afghanistan continue to mount, with the errant bombing of a village north of Kabul killing ten.
www.september11news.com /DailyTimelineOct.htm   (2757 words)

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It is the story of plant discovery and use, and addresses the roles of plants in human civilization.
The TimeLine also provides you as an individual the opportunity to reflect on how the history of human interaction with the plant world has shaped and impacted your own life and heritage.
We continue to chart events for the TimeLine and appreciate your critique of the many entries as well as suggestions for additions and improvements to the topics covered.
www.huntington.org /BotanicalDiv/Timeline.html   (8912 words)

 CNN.com - New airstrikes Tuesday hit Afghanistan - October 8, 2001
Iran closed its borders to refugees about three weeks ago, saying the country is already home to nearly 2.3 million Afghans who have fled their homes and that it cannot accept any more.
Across Afghanistan's eastern border, anti-American demonstrators burned a movie theater in Quetta, Pakistan, on Monday and clashed with police in three other cities as Pakistan's president insisted his endorsement of U.S. attacks against terrorists in Afghanistan enjoyed wide support.
Mohammed Zahir Shah, the exiled king of Afghanistan, said Monday his principal concern "is the safety, integrity and dignity of the Afghan nation and territory." In a short statement, he stressed that "the Afghan nation must be given the right and opportunity to determine its political future, according to its free will."
edition.cnn.com /2001/US/10/08/gen.attack.on.terror/index.html   (1040 words)

 CNN.com - Airstrikes resume Wednesday in Afghanistan - October 9, 2001
• President Bush told top advisers Tuesday he was prepared to expand the list of lawmakers allowed to have classified briefings on the military operation in Afghanistan and the investigation of the September 11 attacks, but that he first wanted to discuss the issue face-to-face with congressional leaders at a Wednesday morning meeting.
The sources said the number of casualties in that attack was not yet known, and the hospital was not damaged.
The alliance said it took control of the route in northeast Afghanistan on Monday night when 40 Taliban commanders and 1,200 mujahedeen fighters defected.
edition.cnn.com /2001/US/10/09/gen.attack.on.terror/index.html   (1555 words)

 Information Please: 2001
In response to Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, U.S. and British forces launch bombing campaign on Taliban government and al-Qaeda terrorist camps in Afghanistan (Oct. 7).
Taliban regime in Afghanistan collapses after two months of bombing by American warplanes and fighting by Northern Alliance ground troops (Dec. 9).
Anthrax scare rivets nation, as anthrax-laced letters are sent to various media and government officials.
www.infoplease.com /year/2001.html   (1081 words)

 frontline: hunting bin laden: who is bin laden?: chronology | PBS
Two Yemeni Muslim militants, trained in Afghanistan and injured in the blast, are later arrested.
Bin Laden issues joint declaration with the Islamic Group, Al Jihad, the Jihad Movement in Bangladesh and the "Jamaat ul Ulema e Pakistan" under the banner of the "World Islamic Front," which stated that Muslims should kill Americans including civilians--anywhere in the world.
US retaliation against bin Laden--cruise missiles attack a suspected terrorist training camps in Afghanistan and Al Shifa, a pharmaceutical plant in Khartoum.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/binladen/etc/cron.html   (1913 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | South Asia | Country profiles | Timeline: Afghanistan
Half of Afghan population now estimated to be displaced by war, with many fleeing to neighbouring Iran or Pakistan.
2001 - Ahmad Shah Masood, legendary guerrilla and leader of the main opposition to the Taleban, is killed, apparently by assassins posing as journalists.
2001 22 December - Pashtun royalist Hamid Karzai is sworn in as head of a 30-member interim power-sharing government.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/south_asia/1162108.stm   (1317 words)

 BBC News | SOUTH ASIA | US strikes at Afghan targets
Defense Department officials said that cruise missiles, bombers and submarines had been used in the attack on what was described as a broad range of targets.
President George W Bush demanded that the ruling Taleban in Afghanistan hand over Bin Laden and other suspects immediately or "share in their fate".
Pakistan and Iran have agreed to open their borders to receive refugees from Afghanistan in the event of strikes by American-led forces.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/south_asia/1556588.stm   (726 words)

 CNN.com - Discover the history of Afghanistan - October 23, 2001
Challenge students to judge which time period was the most significant in Afghanistan's history.
High school students are able to think systematically about personal, national, and global decisions, interactions, and consequences, including addressing critical issues such as peace, human rights, trade, and global ecology.
Point out to your students that although the Taliban has control of Afghanistan its government is recognized by only a handful of nations.
cnnstudentnews.cnn.com /2001/fyi/lesson.plans/10/23/afghanistan   (652 words)

 September 11 News.com - Daily September Timeline & Chronology of Events Since September 11, 2001.
From September 11, 2001 to September 30, 2001.
Taliban say they are dispatching 300,000 fighters to defend Afghanistan's borders.
The September 11, 2001 image that defined America's new spirit, and redefined courage.
www.september11news.com /DailyTimeline.htm   (1314 words)

 Hobbes' Internet Timeline - the definitive ARPAnet & Internet history
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If you enjoy the Timeline or make use of it in some way, please consider a contribution.
Hobbes' Internet Timeline was compiled from a number of sources, with some of the stand-outs being: Cerf, Vinton (as told to Bernard Aboba).
www.zakon.org /robert/internet/timeline   (8031 words)

 Timeline 1999 October
1999 Oct 16, In Afghanistan the Taliban rejected the UN ultimatum to surrender Osama bin Laden and castigated the UN for threatening sanctions.
1999 Oct 31, The pagan Celts of Britain and Ireland celebrated Samhain on October 31 as the end of the season of the sun and the beginning of the season of darkness.
It was believed that on this day the souls of the dead revisited their homes.
www.timelines.ws /20thcent/1999_10.HTML   (7481 words)

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