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Afganistan

Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Pakistan ink map for rail link

Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, and Pakistan on Tuesday inked a roadmap for a landmark rail link aimed at bolstering trade ties between Centra...

Taliban attacks increased in Afghan capital, says US watch...

Taliban attacks in the Afghan capital of Kabul are on the rise, with increasing targeted killings of government officials, civil societ...

Foreign troops to stay in Afghanistan beyond May deadline

International troops plan to stay in Afghanistan beyond the May deadline envisaged by the insurgent Taliban’s deal with the Unite...

Iran’s Zarif calls for ‘inclusive government’ in Taliban t...

Iran will only support an “inclusive” government in neighbouring Afghanistan, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told a...

Taliban risks losing international legitimacy

A high-powered Taliban delegation led by Mullah Baradar arrived in Tehran for consultations on January 26, 2021  A high-level...

Plan for interim government a cloud over Afghanistan

US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban co-founder Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar shake han...

Taliban political chief slams allegations of 'Russian boun...

Taliban political chief Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanikzai has rejected allegations of "Russian bounties" related to US soldiers in Afghanis...

Biden to send team to advise on peace process, says Afghan...

Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani has revealed that the Biden administration will send a team to consult Kabul on the peace pr...

A big beautiful wall: Pakistan has fenced itself off from...

The tribesmen outside the Pakistani embassy in Kabul huddle into their woollen shawls and wait. A few years ago, grumble Abdul Haq...

How the Afghan Endgame can spiral out of control

People are waiting in anticipation to see how the Biden Administration reviews the US-Afghan Policy. Those with a bated breath and the...

Pakistan’s top fugitive militant commander killed in Afgha...

Chief of a banned militant group blamed for a deadly reign of terror in a border region of Pakistan has been killed in a roadside bomb...

Turkey to help bolster Afghanistan’s transportation system

Turkey and Afghanistan are set to sign a cooperation agreement Thursday regarding research and development (R&D) activities in the...

Biden faces stay or go dilemma in Afghanistan

As new US President Joe Biden works to undo many of his predecessor Donald Trump’s foreign policies and legacies, the outgoing ad...

Taliban delegation visits Iran for Afghan peace talks

A high-level Taliban delegation arrived in Tehran on Tuesday for talks with Iranian officials on the peace process in war-torn Afghanis...

US-Pak reset to advance Biden’s Afghan settlement

Barack Obama (C) with advisers reviewing Afghan exit plan, vice-   president Joe Biden (L), White House, Washington, DC, circa 2...

Afghan officials optimistic about ties with Biden administ...

Following the US national security adviser’s phone call with Afghan counterpart Hamdullah Mohib, hope has emerged among Afghan of...

Assassinations rise in Afghanistan amid negotiations

The traffic jams in Kabul, Afghanistan’s capital, have recently yielded a sombre new spectacle. Almost every day, drivers crawlin...

Afghan VP pushes for execution of Taliban prisoners

Afghanistan’s First Vice President Amrullah Saleh on Monday demanded the execution of Taliban prisoners as violence surges in the...

Peace talks at 'snail's pace' due to Taliban: Afghan govt

Afghan authorities lambasted the Taliban Wednesday for failing to actively participate in peace talks seeking to end the country's long...

Troop levels are down, but US says over 18,000 contractors...

The Pentagon employs more than seven contractors for every service member in Afghanistan, figures from U.S. Central Command show. More...

Billions in aid needed to help Afghan children in 2021: NG...

Some 10 million children in war-ravaged Afghanistan are at risk of not having enough food to eat in 2021, a humanitarian organisation s...