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Afganistan

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...

Tensions between Iran and Afghanistan rise over police kil...

Tensions between the Afghan and Iranian governments escalated further on Tuesday as Iran issued a warning to Kabul about the many prote...

Afghan government, Taliban agree on Doha as venue for talk...

The Afghan government and the Taliban group have agreed that Qatar's capital, Doha, will be the venue for the first meeting in their pe...

Have gun, will travel in Afghanistan

Britain has joined France and Germany to break with the United States over President Trump’s Executive Order on June 11 authorisi...

Taliban killed, wounded over 400 Afghan forces in one week

Amid an unannounced cease-fire in the country, the Taliban killed or wounded more than 400 security forces personnel over the past week...

Afghanistan and regional diplomacy

The rapidly changing Afghan political landscape heralds opportunities for the Afghan leadership as well as for the regional stakeholder...