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Sun Foreign StaffTASHKENT, Uzbekistan - Corruption, repression and economic hardship have fueled such widespread discontent here that the entire country is on the brink of unraveling, and many fear that with the slightest effort the Taliban of neighboring Afghanistan...
The pianist lay unconscious in his hospital bed, bandages wrapped around his freshly shaved skull. Just days earlier, he could achieve astonishing feats at the keyboard, his hands often disappearing into a blur of energy, his body rising from the piano...
Tribune staff reporterHungry they came. Hungry they left. Whole families jealously eyed each 50-kilogram bag of wheat, hoping there would be more for them. Newly arrived refugees loudly pled to be registered for the weekly food supplies. Young girls rushed forward whenever...
The United States bombed Taliban government and terrorist targets for a second night Monday and formally signaled to the UN Security Council that it may expand its anti-terrorism campaign beyond Afghanistan's borders. Bombs from U.S. warplanes and cruise...
Tribune foreign correspondentHaving led a military coup of his own, Pakistan's president reassigned all of his army's corps commanders Wednesday while continuing to deny that his support for the U.S. campaign against Afghanistan had opened huge rifts in the ruling armed forces. By...
Tribune foreign correspondentAmerican officers scouting locations to deploy U.S. troops in Uzbekistan are focusing on the former Soviet air base at Khanabad, Uzbek military sources said Tuesday. A U.S. advance team of several officers began studying Khanabad on Sept. 20, the sources...
Tribune foreign correspondentUzbek President Islam Karimov, America's new and close ally in its campaign against terrorism, is a strict but compassionate man. Practice Islam in a manner Karimov deems misguided and go to prison. But beg the president's pardon and the sentence can...
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Tribune foreign correspondentThe Afghans displaced from Mazar-e Sharif more than three years ago called it treachery when anti-Taliban commanders jumped sides and helped the Taliban capture northern Afghanistan's largest city. Their outrage, however, is unconvincing. Those same...
Tribune foreign correspondentIf the Northern Alliance opposition fighters in Afghanistan are to overthrow, with U.S. help, the ruling Taliban, a controversial Uzbek warlord named Abdul Rashid Dostum is expected to play a significant role. Yet in a sign of how little the Northern...
Tribune foreign correspondentHopes for a potentially decisive ground victory against Afghanistan's ruling Taliban government suffered an apparent setback Wednesday as Taliban forces held off rebels in the battle for the strategically important city of Mazar-e Sharif. The Northern...
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