The United States, Russia and Iran are all talking to the Taliban leadership.
22 Jan 2019 1:30 AM
A coordinated Taliban group assaulted a military base and police training center in eastern Afghanistan.
21 Jan 2019 4:04 PM
Army chief said there should be talks with Taliban to bring peace in Afghan, but asserted that engagement must be without any preconditions.
10 Jan 2019 12:33 PM
It may be recalled that the Afghan govt as well as the United States and Russia are in favour of engaging with the Pakistan-backed Afghan Taliban.
10 Jan 2019 1:21 AM
Rawat said that there should be a control on social media as it is becoming a source of spreading radicalisation.
09 Jan 2019 10:16 AM
If participation in talks with Taliban was acceptable, 'why not non-official dialogue with non-mainstream stake holders in J&K?', he asked.
09 Nov 2018 12:41 PM
For 2nd time, Russia is attempting to bring regional powers together while discovering ways to establish peace in Afghanistan.
09 Nov 2018 8:24 AM
Maulana Samiul Haq was killed by unidentified attackers in a house where he was staying.
02 Nov 2018 8:57 PM
Among the dead were the deputy army corps commander for western Afghanistan and head of the Farah provincial council.
31 Oct 2018 2:55 PM
Abdul Ghani Baradar as the most high-profile Afghan Taliban leader detained by Pakistan since the 9/11 attacks in 2001.
26 Oct 2018 11:58 AM
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for blast, but Taliban said earlier it had carried out more than 300 attacks.
20 Oct 2018 7:50 PM
No representative of the Ghani government has participated in talks so far when as many as 11 members of the Taliban were present in the last round.
20 Oct 2018 1:14 AM
Many of those Afghans brave enough to defy the death threats hope to vote in a new generation of younger and better-educated leaders.
19 Oct 2018 2:37 PM
Taliban quickly claimed responsibility for the attack, which takes number of candidates killed so far during campaign season to at least 10.
17 Oct 2018 3:05 PM
Latest declaration comes just days before the parliamentary election, which is seen as a crucial dry run for next year's presidential vote.
08 Oct 2018 3:00 PM
One of the officials said the meeting ended with a plan to meet again in September. The US has refused to confirm or deny that meeting.
12 Sep 2018 1:55 PM
The bombing on Tuesday in the eastern province of Nangarhar was the latest in a wave of deadly insurgent attacks.
12 Sep 2018 1:29 PM
The military said 13 convicted militants were involved in attacks on armed forces, destruction of schools, and killing of civilians.
11 Sep 2018 2:44 PM
'Clashes are ongoing and the area is cordoned off by the Afghan security forces,' said Kabul police spokesman Hashmat Stanikzai.
16 Aug 2018 1:32 PM
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the attack.
15 Aug 2018 2:05 PM