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Trump’s tweets on calling off peace talks ‘unbelievable’: Taliban

Trump on Saturday announced that he was calling off the peace negotiations with the Taliban.

09 Sep 2019 8:24 AM

US, Afghanistan peace talks called off after Kabul attack

US has been negotiating with the Taliban at Doha despite the group's reluctance to hold direct talks with the Afghan government

08 Sep 2019 8:09 AM

Afghan accord: Still unclear if Taliban ready to contest polls

Among the Taliban’s negotiating team were also four former inmates of Guantanamo.

07 Sep 2019 12:00 AM

US holds talks with European allies on Afghan peace deal

Esper declined to talk about his meeting with Trump other than to say it covered a range of issues.

05 Sep 2019 2:47 PM

Afghanistan: 6 killed in explosion in Kunduz

The blast has come a day after 10 people were killed in an explosion in the city.

02 Sep 2019 6:07 PM

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Taliban attack 2nd Afghan city as US envoy affirms closeness of deal

The attack Sunday comes a day after the Taliban attacked Kunduz, one of Afghanistan's largest cities and killed at least 16 people.

01 Sep 2019 10:58 AM

US, Taliban on 'threshold' of an agreement: Khalilzad

The agreement between the Taliban and the US is centred around the latter's promise to withdraw its troops from the war-torn country.

01 Sep 2019 9:39 AM

Afghan forces claim upper hand after Taliban attack Kunduz city

The attack comes as US and Taliban negotiators continue a ninth round of talks in Doha.

31 Aug 2019 8:22 PM

US lawmakers seek transparency in Afghan peace deal with Taliban

The three lawmakers asked whether the Taliban's commitment to break with international terrorists also extend to Taliban activities in Pak.

31 Aug 2019 11:22 AM

Decade’s two major conflicts will end in step back to the past

The larger message of these conflicts and the condition in which they will leave the populations in Syria and Afghanistan is a grim one.

29 Aug 2019 12:05 AM

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Son of famed Afghan commander Massoud steps into spotlight

After father’s death, Massoud finished his schooling in Iran then moved to UK to train as an officer at the Sandhurst military academy.

28 Aug 2019 2:52 PM

US having ‘very good’ discussions with Taliban: Donald Trump

Washington is keen to end its involvement in Afghanistan, where it has spent more than USD 1 trillion.

19 Aug 2019 2:36 PM

Afghan President Ghani condemns 'inhumane' Kabul wedding hall blast

Slamming the Taliban for denying their involvement in the explosion, Ghani said the group encourages terrorists to carry out such attacks.

18 Aug 2019 2:12 PM

America must learn the shadow of white terror will be harder to fight

Countries like Pakistan, post-colonial countries, are continually (and incorrectly) often seen as inhabiting the Western past.

09 Aug 2019 12:17 AM

18 killed, at least 100 wounded in Kabul attack, Taliban takes responsibility

A health ministry spokesman said wounded people had been taken to hospitals. Most were civilians, including women and children, he said.

07 Aug 2019 2:02 PM

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US, Taliban push for peace

The US, which invaded Afghanistan, wants to withdraw thousands of troops and turn the page on its longest-ever war.

04 Aug 2019 3:45 PM

Trump touts Afghan peace 'progress' but warns can kill millions

Washington has said it wants to see a deal inked by September 1, but any deal requires the Taliban to talk to Kabul.

03 Aug 2019 12:24 PM

US preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan

The Taliban and the US are getting closer to a deal centred around the latter's promise to withdraw its troops from the war-torn country.

02 Aug 2019 9:18 AM

Taliban hopeful of reaching agreement with US in upcoming talks

Suhail Shaheen, the spokesperson for Taliban's political office in Qatar, said that the two sides have worked hard for nearly one year

01 Aug 2019 3:29 PM

Pompeo backtracks on Afghanistan, says 'no deadline' for troops withdrawal

Pompeo's comments, that came amidst negotiations between the US and the Taliban, were widely reported in the American media.

31 Jul 2019 12:58 PM

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