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Afganistan

‘Betrayed’: The Afghan interpreters abandoned by the US

Fourth from the left, back row, Zabiullah Zyah, who worked as an interpreter for the US military in Afghanistan for less than two yea...

NATO leaders to bid symbolic adieu to Afghanistan at summi...

U.S. President Joe Biden and his NATO counterparts will bid a symbolic farewell to Afghanistan on June 14 in their last summit before A...

Turkey’s troops should leave Afghanistan under 2020 deal:...

Turkey should withdraw its troops from Afghanistan under the 2020 deal for the pullout of foreign forces, a Taliban spokesman has said,...

Australia: New information unveiled on the deadliest alleg...

In what is considered the 'deadliest' alleged atrocity involving Australian Special Forces, unarmed civilians were shot in cold blood t...

U.S. weighs possibility of airstrikes if Afghan forces fac...

A United States Air Force pilot training Afghan service members in 2018. Afghan security forces are at risk of being overwhelmed by t...

Pakistan’s Afghan predicament

An American soldier aboard a Chinook helicopter over Kabul, Afghanistan, on Sunday.Credit...Jim Huylebroek for The New York Times...

Gunmen kill 10 mine-clearance workers in Afghanistan

The coffins of the victims of Tuesday’s attack are placed on the ground at a hospital in Baghlan province, Afghanistan. Photogr...

Pakistani Foreign Minister’s trip to Iraq: The Latest Seam...

Pakistan’s Foreign Minister, Shah Mahmood Qureshi recently concluded a three-day visit to Iraq where he held talks with both the...

US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan 30-44 per cent comple...

The US Central Command has said that an estimated 30 to 44 percent of American troops have been withdrawn from Afghanistan until last m...

US to hand Bagram base to Afghan forces in 20 days

The US military will hand over its main Bagram Air Base to Afghan forces in about 20 days, an official said on Tuesday, as Washington p...

US Afghan drawdown may complete by ‘July 4’

The US may withdraw all its forces from Afghanistan by July 4, well ahead of the September 11, 2021 deadline set by President Joe Biden...

More Afghans who worked for British forces to resettle in...

Moves to relocate to the UK hundreds of Afghans who worked for the British military and government will reportedly be accelerated as fo...

Taliban threatens Afghan security guards at Australian emb...

Taliban has publically threatened Afghan security guards who have worked for Australian embassy. The embassy has been shut by Australia...

Russia fortifies Central Asia military clout before US Afg...

Joint Russian-Tajik drills near the Afghanistan border: Moscow has sought to strengthen its 201st military base in Tajikistan, i...

1.4m Afghan refugees begin receiving new smartcards

The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) will provide new biometric identity smartcards to 1.4 million Afghan refugees...

Pakistan's top diplomat warns China could fill void left b...

Pakistan's foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi at the United Nations's special session in New York on May 20 (Courtesy of the Pakis...

Afghanistan: Apocalyptic scenario is unwarranted

Afghan children walk past a Taliban Red Unit, an elite force, Alingar district, Laghman province in eastern Afghanistan (File photo)&...

Australia to close Afghanistan embassy over security fears

Australia has abruptly announced it will close its embassy in Afghanistan this week, expressing fears over the “increasingly unce...

Afghanistan’s doctors braced for rapid spread of India Cov...

A patient is carried by a relative to the Afghan-Japan hospital in Kabul. Photography by Stefanie Glinski Doctors in Afghanistan h...

An Afghanistan at peace could connect South and Central As...

A frontier guard stands on a bridge to Afghanistan across Panj river in Panji Poyon border outpost, south of Dushanbe, Tajikistan, on...

China cares for peace, not power vacuum in Kabul

As the US' withdrawal from Afghanistan continues, those in Washington opposing the military pullout are raising their voices. They have...