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Afganistan

Taliban not to attend Turkey-led talks on April 16: spokes...

The Taliban is "not ready" yet to participate in the Turkey-led conference on the scheduled date of April 16, due to their "consultatio...

US officials to meet with NATO as Afghanistan deadline loo...

United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg discussed the Russian military buildup near...

Malaysia in talks to double palm oil shipments to Afghanis...

Malaysia, the world’s second-biggest palm oil producer, is in talks to boost exports of the tropical oil to Afghanistan, accordin...

Istanbul conference and the Afghan peace plan

Following the Moscow conference and the Heart of Asia conference held in Dushanbe, the Istanbul peace initiative is scheduled to be hel...

State Department says preparations underway for Afghan con...

The U.S. State Department on Thursday said preparations were underway for a conference in Turkey to help Afghan negotiators make progre...

Taliban attack on covert US base in Afghanistan complicate...

In one of the most significant attacks against US forces in Afghanistan recently, CNN has learned that the Taliban twice targeted one o...

President Ghani defends his peace plan

Afghanistan, and the lasting peace and stability which are hoped to come to Afghanistan would need the guarantee of the UN Security Cou...

Afghanistan: A difficult road ahead, but change is inescap...

Afghanistan has made hard won gains in the last two decades, including the increase in education enrollments, expansion in health servi...

How liberal values became a business in Afghanistan

Over the last two decades, the United States injected millions of dollars and deployed over 700,000 troops aimed at counterinsurgency a...

Afghan president proposes three-phase peace roadmap: Repor...

Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani will put forward a three-phase peace roadmap for Afghanistan during a proposed meeting in Tu...

US looks to build on secret portions of Taliban deal to re...

Afghan security forces at an outpost in Kandahar, on the edge of the Panjwai district, in January. The Taliban have overtaken much of...

Taliban claim shooting down helicopter in southern Afghani...

A file photo shows an Afghan military military helicopter. Taliban militants have claimed responsibility for the reported downing...

Getting wrong the right way to get out of Afghanistan

With President Biden nears a decision on whether to keep American forces in Afghanistan, the president should be listening to Defense S...

Biden’s Afghanistan dilemma

U.S. soldiers at a checkpoint in Afghanistan’s Wardak province Is America’s longest war finally coming to an end? Tha...

Russian FM to visit Pakistan to discuss Afghan peace, regi...

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will travel to Pakistan next week on a visit that appears to be focused on the Afghan endgame an...

Turkish officer assumes NATO-led office in Afghanistan

Turkish Brigadier General Selcuk Yurtsizoglu on Tuesday assumed command of the NATO-led unit Train, Advise, Assist Command-Capital in A...

DoD spent hundreds of millions on air transport in Afghani...

The Defense Department lost out on an unknown amount in reimbursement costs by failing to ask coalition partners to repay the United St...

Afghanistan’s president says will step aside if election i...

Ghani has resisted the proposal for a new transitional government in Afghanistan [File: Mariam Zuhaib/AP] Afghanistan’s Pres...

The many pitfalls of the new US proposal for Afghan peace

Afgan President Ashraf Ghani, center, meets with US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, center left, and their delegations, at the pres...

The Taliban think they have already won, peace deal or not

Members of a Taliban red unit, an elite force, in Laghman Province’s Alingar district in Afghanistan, last year The Taliban&...

PM Oli is paying Nepal faction leaders back with their own...

Ever since the Supreme Court revived the CPN-UML and the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) on March 7, KP Sharma Oli, the UML ch...