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Afganistan

Afghanistan peace hopes remain in the balance

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is this week briefing foreign governments on the preparations for peace talks with the Taliban. While the...

Afghan govt to release more Taliban prisoners in hope of g...

Hoping to take peace talks forward, Afghanistan government has decided to release more Taliban prisoners after the militant group hande...

Pakistan, China, Afghanistan seek 'orderly' US withdrawal...

Pakistan, Afghanistan and China on Tuesday called for an "orderly, responsible and condition based" withdrawal of the US-led foreign fo...

Afghanistan seeks regional support for peace

The Afghan president on Monday warned the peace process in the country might face “serious challenges" if the Taliban continued w...

Afghanistan is a graveyard for foreign invaders, Iran incl...

Last week’s news was dominated by reports that the US president had ignored intelligence indicating that Russia offered bounties...

New army graduates deployed in Afghanistan: gov't

A total of 636 soldiers have graduated from the Afghan army's Kandahar Regional Military Training Center and joined the Afghan army as...

Afghanistan's Abdullah Abdullah to visit Pakistan soon

Dr Abdullah Abdullah, the head of Afghan peace council, will soon pay an official visit to Pakistan as part of efforts to advance the p...

Russo-Taliban ties: Did the Russians really offer bounty f...

The New York Times’ latest fake news provocation alleging that Russia’s military-intelligence agency GRU solicited the Tali...

US peace envoy looks to start of talks to end Afghanistan...

Washington’s peace envoy told Pakistani officials that Afghanistan’s Taliban and Kabul’s political leaders were close...

Covid-19: No rest for the gravediggers of Afghanistan

Abbas has worked in this Kabul cemetery for more than a decade, since he moved to the Afghan capital for work. He's sometimes called to...

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...