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23 killed in rocket attack on Afghanistan cattle market

At least 23 civilians were killed and dozens injured after rockets hit a cattle market in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province, the...

Afghanistan human rights workers killed in Kabul blast

Two employees of Afghanistan's human rights body were killed in a bomb attack in Kabul on Saturday, the agency said. The Afghanistan I...

Afghanistan gov't weakened ahead of Taliban talks: US watc...

A watchdog in the United States has warned that "systemic" corruption within the Afghan government is weakening its bargaining position...

Coronavirus sweeps through Afghanistan’s security forces

The novel coronavirus is sweeping through Afghanistan's security forces, according to senior Afghan security officials from four provin...

Afghanistan resumes international flights amid COVID-19

Afghanistan resumed international air travel on Wednesday with a Turkish Airlines flight taking off from Kabul for Istanbul, authoritie...

Why America fears the ICC’s Afghanistan war crimes investi...

US President Donald Trump On 11th June, Trump ordered sanctions against members of the International Criminal Court  (ICC) &...

Pakistan to reopen border with Afghanistan

Pakistan says it will reopen a key border crossing with Afghanistan to allow trade between the neighbors. Trucks carrying fruits, vege...

Croatian police officers arrested over beating of Afghan a...

Two Croatian police officers were arrested on Thursday over the beating of an asylum seeker, as the UN urged the country to immediately...

US troops in Afghanistan reduced to 8,600, General says

The United States has reduced the number of troops it has in Afghanistan to 8,600 in accordance with a preliminary peace deal with the...

Afghanistan still deadliest place for children: UN

The United Nations in a report released Monday said the war in Afghanistan was the world’s deadliest conflict for children last y...

Taliban raids kill more than a dozen Afghan government for...

Taliban fighters have killed at least 18 Afghan security personnel in two attacks on checkpoints in the north, officials said on Wednes...

Tensions between Iran and Afghanistan rise over police kil...

Tensions between the Afghan and Iranian governments escalated further on Tuesday as Iran issued a warning to Kabul about the many prote...

Afghan government, Taliban agree on Doha as venue for talk...

The Afghan government and the Taliban group have agreed that Qatar's capital, Doha, will be the venue for the first meeting in their pe...

Have gun, will travel in Afghanistan

Britain has joined France and Germany to break with the United States over President Trump’s Executive Order on June 11 authorisi...

Taliban killed, wounded over 400 Afghan forces in one week

Amid an unannounced cease-fire in the country, the Taliban killed or wounded more than 400 security forces personnel over the past week...

Afghanistan and regional diplomacy

The rapidly changing Afghan political landscape heralds opportunities for the Afghan leadership as well as for the regional stakeholder...

The US war in Afghanistan is over

How did the US war in Afghanistan end? To judge by recent commentary and reporting, the Trump administration has ginned up the idea of...

US warns against spoilers as Afghan talks draw closer

Zalmay Khalilzad The US on Friday welcomed the “positive developments” leading to the imminent start of intra-Afghan t...

ICC denounces US sanctions over Afghanistan probe

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has condemned US President Donald Trump's executive order imposing sanctions on court investigat...

Will India accept the new reality in Afghanistan?

Talking to The Hindu last week, Zamir Kabulov, Russia’s special presidential envoy for Afghanistan commented, “I believe th...

How Afghan refugees are helping Turkey fight coronavirus

Afghan refugees are contributing to Turkey's fight against the coronavirus, producing soap and 1,000 face masks a day to protect people...