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Afganistan

Nine homeless drug users shot dead in Afghan capital: Poli...

Gunmen shot dead nine homeless drug users in the Afghan capital, officials said on Sunday, shining a light on chronic drug abuse in the...

Rigged election results not acceptable: Afghan CEO

The results of the complex Afghan 28th September elections is still at doldrums, and the 'Stability and Partnership', electoral team, l...

US, Taliban reach violence reduction pact that could lead...

The United States has reached agreement with the Taliban on a weeklong reduction of violence that could lead to a US troop withdrawal f...

The human cost of US reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan

Costs are all-too-often spoken of in dollar signs and bottom lines, rather than an accounting of coffins. And when death is factored in...

AFCENT notes continued high airstrike rate in Afghanistan

The US military continued to drop munitions on Afghanistan in January 2020 at the near record-breaking levels achieved for 2019, figure...

Pakistan accuses US of destabilising region by selling air...

Days after the US Defence Security Cooperation Agency approved the sale of an integrated air defence weapon system (IADWS), worth an es...

US-Taliban breakthrough appears closer as Ghani reports pr...

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani The US and the Taliban appeared closer on Wednesday to a breakthrough in talks over an American tro...

2,200+ killed in Afghan rebuilding outside combat

Attacks on reconstruction missions in Afghanistan have left more than 2,200 people dead and almost 3,000 wounded since 2002, according...

2 US troops killed, 6 wounded in attack in Afghanistan

Two US troops were killed and six others wounded in an attack Saturday in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, a military official said. U...

Is China set to play a greater role in Afghanistan?

After the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, China is set to emerge as greater player in the war-wracked country whose geostrate...

Taliban ready to enter direct talks with Kabul only after...

The Taliban express readiness to enter direct talks with Kabul only after signing a peace deal with the US, the possibility of a tempor...

US contractor kidnapped in eastern Afghanistan: Official

A United States security contractor has been kidnapped in eastern Afghanistan, an Afghan official confirmed. An Afghan security offici...

Where is the Afghan peace deal now?

In recent days, both US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have made comments that, at the very least, a...

Trump renews pledge to bring back US troops from Afghanist...

US President Donald Trump has renewed his pledge to bring back US troops from Afghanistan as his administration aims to end the United...

Taliban slams US for stalling peace talks

The Taliban lashed out at Washington on social media Tuesday, accusing the US of holding up negotiations over a potential withdrawal de...

Taliban’s continued attacks show limits of US strategy in...

The Taliban and other groups carried out a record number of attacks in Afghanistan during the last several months of 2019, according to...

US envoy briefs Afghan president on peace talks with Talib...

Zalmay Khalilzad The United States' special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has told Afghan President Ashraf Ghani that there has not...

Afghan transit a game changer for Gwadar port

On 14 January, Gwadar port officially started taking cargo under the Afghanistan-Pakistan Transit Trade Agreement (APTTA). By this agre...

Khalilzad in Pakistan to fine tune Afghan peace deal

The US chief diplomat spearheading the Afghan peace efforts on Friday held crucial meetings in Islamabad with senior civil and military...

Pakistan closes major border crossing after mortar fired f...

The Pakistan government has decided to close down the Torkham border with Afghanistan for security reasons after two mortars were fired...

Afghan police officers killed in Taliban 'insider' attack

At least 11 Afghan police officers have been killed after Taliban fighters stormed a police base in Pul-e Khumri, the capital of Baghla...