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Pak supports an Afghanistan that is at peace with itself: Shah Mahmood Qureshi

He made these remarks while addressing the inaugural session of a conference on Afghan peace titled 'Lahore Process'.

22 Jun 2019 3:43 PM

India assures support to Afghanistan in electing a legitimate government: Sources

Afghanistan is scheduled to undergo--presidential, provincial councils and the Ghazni parliamentary elections--simultaneously in September.

14 Jun 2019 12:01 PM

4 Afghans killed, 4 US troops injured in Kabul suicide blast

A spokesman for Resolute Support, the US-led NATO mission in Afghanistan, said four US service members had suffered minor injuries.

31 May 2019 1:35 PM

Will Taliban endorse new Loya Jirga?

Of the 20 or so grand jirgas held since 1700, eight were called in a short period between 2001 and 2019.

14 May 2019 12:05 AM

Deterrents to Afghan peace on all sides, address them

The US has been clear that ties can only improve once Pakistan is deemed to have delivered adequately in Afghanistan.

08 May 2019 12:09 AM

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US, Kabul ties tense as Taliban talks approach

A close aide to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani sparked a diplomatic spat with the US by offering tough criticism of Washington's talks.

15 Mar 2019 2:08 PM

Terror, rivalry of key powers are hurdles to Afghan peace

US withdrawal will leave the Taliban as the main organised force in the country.

18 Feb 2019 12:32 AM

India needs to shift position on Taliban

As such, New Delhi will be dealing with friends if it chooses to play a part in the coming developments.

09 Feb 2019 2:14 AM

Afghan peace needs a proper economic plan

Last year, over 800,000 Afghans were expelled from Iran while some 30,000 returned from Pakistan.

08 Feb 2019 6:45 AM

Afghanistan is not headed towards peace after US exit

There can be no question the Afghan Taliban regime that began consolidating its power in the mid-1990s was atrocious in every sense of the word.

07 Feb 2019 12:17 AM

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Insurgents take the upper hand, endgame nears in Afghanistan

America’s desperation to pull out is itself seen as a victory for the Taliban who have gained greater international recognition over the years.

01 Feb 2019 12:24 AM

Ashraf Ghani calls Taliban for ‘serious talks’

US President Donald Trump’s clear eagerness to end America’s longest war has also weighed heavy on the discussions.

29 Jan 2019 2:27 AM

India’s Kabul googly must be kept in play

Dodge or feint, Pak foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi’s comments signal a break from the past.

15 Dec 2018 6:38 AM

Nearly 170 casualties as violence rocks chaotic Afghan elections

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

Will Taghir herald a new Afghanistan?

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

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Afghans set to vote despite Taliban threats, corruption

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

Will do everything to rescue 7 abducted Indians: Ashraf Ghani

Seven Indian engineers were kidnapped in Baghlan province on May 6, and Mr Modi, in the talks, conveyed his concerns over them to Mr Ghani.

20 Sep 2018 1:59 AM

Amid a Taliban resurgence in Afghanistan, strategic coordination with Uzbeks needed

Both Uzbekistan and Tajikistan are secular democratic Republics and are ideologically strongly opposed to the Taliban.

28 Aug 2018 6:12 AM

Taliban takes over 100 hostage in Afghanistan: Officials

The ambush came despite President Ashraf Ghani's announcement of a conditional ceasefire with the Taliban during Eid al-Adha this week.

20 Aug 2018 2:12 PM

Government doesn’t care: Anger after Sikhs, Hindus die in Jalalabad attack

At least 19 people were killed and 21 wounded when suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd of Sikhs and Hindus waiting to meet President.

02 Jul 2018 3:10 PM

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