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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...

Afghan government and Taliban talks to begin, Pakistan to...

Ahead of crucial intra-Afghan talks between the Taliban and Afghan government, Pakistan’s military and intelligence chiefs landed...

Turkey-trained Afghan female cop gets senior post

In a first, a Turkish-trained Afghan female police officer has taken charge at anti-crime branch in Afghanistan's remote Khost province...

US envoy discusses Afghan peace with Taliban, Pakistan

US special representative Zalmay Khalilzad and his delegation meet with Pakistan's army chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ in Rawalp...

US launches first Taliban air strikes since Afghan ceasefi...

The US launched its first air strikes against the Taliban since a rare ceasefire between the insurgents and Afghan forces ended more th...

The risks of staying in Afghanistan far outweigh the risk...

Last Wednesday, President Trump declared that after 19 years in Afghanistan, it is time to “bring our soldiers back home.”...

Lack of virus tests pushes Afghanistan toward crisis

A prominent international aid organization warned Tuesday that Afghanistan is on the brink of a humanitarian disaster because the gover...

Afghanistan: The latest breeding ground for Daesh

Daesh, the brutal militant outfit that had been nearly dismantled in 2017 in Syria and Iraq has reared its ugly head again. The group,...

COVID-19: Afghanistan repatriates more stranded citizens f...

More than 15,000 stranded Afghans have flown home from the UAE on over 100 flights, says a top diplomat. Surprisingly, the number of r...

Australian armed forces officially charged of war crimes i...

Australian Special military forces soldiers have been formally charged of committing war crimes as fighting in Afghanistan. The Austra...

How the US and Afghanistan can jump-start talks with the T...

Mike Pompeo and Ashraf Ghani On May 23, the Taliban announced a three-day ceasefire to coincide with the Eid al-Fitr holiday. The...

Pakistan begins transit trade to Afghanistan via Gwadar po...

Pakistan’s commerce ministry operationalised the Gwadar Port for Afghan transit trade on Friday, marking a first in sea trade bet...

US experiments with three-way dialogue with Uzbekistan, Af...

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Uzbek leader Shavkat Mirziyoyev The United States has spearheaded the creation of a new three-wa...

Afghanistan has another power-sharing deal, can this one l...

Out of the four presidential elections Afghanistan has conducted since 2001, only one has gone undisputed. The remaining three have eit...

Pentagon drawing up options for early Afghanistan troop wi...

Senior US military commanders have been discussing options for significantly reducing the US troop presence in Afghanistan earlier than...

India Out: Pakistan, China, Russia and Iran join hands for...

Pakistan, China, Iran and Russia on Tuesday urged all sides in Afghanistan to declare a “comprehensive ceasefire throughout the w...