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Afganistan

After Afghans, Pakistanis have the greatest stake in Afgha...

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday reiterated that there was no military solution to the conflict in Afghanistan, saying peace in the...

Turkey voices support for Afghan peace process

The head of Afghanistan’s peace talks, Abdullah Abdullah, visited the Turkish capital, Ankara, on Thursday for a series of meetin...

Australian special forces ‘unlawfully killed’ 39 in Afghan...

Australia’s elite special forces “unlawfully killed” 39 Afghan civilians and prisoners, including summary executions...

Afghanistan seeks Pakistan’s support for cease-fire

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday sought the support of visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan to reduce surging violence...

Pentagon confirms troops drawdown plan in Afghanistan

The Pentagon on Tuesday confirmed that U.S. troops in Afghanistan and Iraq will be reduced to 2,500 level respectively by mid-January 2...

NATO chief warns of ‘high’ price of hasty Afghan withdrawa...

A “hasty” pullout of US and allied troops from Afghanistan could exact a “high price”, NATO Secretary-General J...

US-Taliban deal cannot be basis for all topics in talks: A...

The US-Taliban agreement-signed in Doha in February-can not be the basis for all topics that will be discussed in the peace negotiation...

MD Helicopters awarded contract for Afghan Air Force MD-53...

MD Helicopters Inc., Mesa, Arizona, was awarded a $34,042,295 modification to contract W58RGZ-17-C-0038 for logistics support for the A...

Iran in favor of ‘responsible’ Afghanistan withdrawal

Amidst reports about the Trump administration’s bid for an early pullout of its forces from Afghanistan, a senior Iranian officia...

What does Biden’s win mean for Afghanistan?

Former Vice President Joe Biden has been elected as the new president of the US, although his victory has not been acknowledged by Pres...

Afghanistan: Suicide car bomb blast in Kabul kills many so...

A suicide car bomb exploded at the western entry gate of the Afghan capital Kabul, killing at least three soldiers and wounding four ot...

Trump Pentagon purge could accelerate his goal to pull tro...

Consistent is not the adjective many would use to describe President Trump’s national security policy. But there is one goal he h...

Taliban angle for commitment to deal from incoming US admi...

Even the Taliban seem to know there will be a new American president come early 2021 and are angling for continued commitment to the de...

Australia to prosecute troops for war crimes in Afghanista...

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison Australia on Thursday announced a new investigative agency to build criminal cases again...

Pakistani al-Qaeda bomb-maker killed in Afghanistan

A Pakistani bomb-maker who trained Taliban members before switching allegiance to al-Qaeda has been killed in a security operation in w...

Why is UN nowhere to be seen in Afghanistan?

Problems, deficiencies, carnage of unarmed civilians; this is what Afghanistan is brimful of. Wherever the eye looks, nothing is visibl...

876 civilians killed in Afghanistan in 3 months

The US Special Inspector for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) in a new report quoting the Resolute Support says 876 civilians were ki...

‘Young generation under attack’: Afghans shaken by Kabul c...

Gunmen went on a rampage through the campus firing indiscriminately in the worst attack on the elite university Sami Mahdi, a prof...

Afghanistan: Power politics in the Indian Ocean

Indian Ocean region is considered significant for the major powers in the international political arena. These powers see their securit...

Taliban say they expect Biden to abide by Afghan pullout d...

The Taliban said Sunday they expect the next US president, Joe Biden to abide by the deal signed with his predecessor Donald Trump's ad...

Former Afghan TV presenter killed in explosion in Kabul

The killing of Yama Siawash was condemned by government officials as an 'unforgivable' crime [File: Omar Sobhani/Reuters] A former...