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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

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

Bomb kills Afghan election candidate, wounds seven: officials

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

Taliban vow to attack Afghan security forces during elections

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

Taliban say they're ready for second round of talks

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

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Death toll from Afghanistan suicide blast rises to 68, over 160 injured

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

Pak military court has sentenced 13 terrorists to death, says army

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

Gunmen attack Afghan intelligence training centre in Kabul

'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

At least 30 killed by Taliban attacks on checkpoints in Afghanistan

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the attack.

15 Aug 2018 2:05 PM

Managing US relationship will be tough for PM Imran

Pakistan, therefore, prefers to offer positive incentives to the Taliban to join a US-led peace process in Afghanistan.

08 Aug 2018 12:26 AM

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Blast hits Kabul airport on return of exiled Afghan vice prez Dostum; 11 dead

Senior govt officials, political leaders, supporters were leaving airport after greeting ethnic Uzbek leader when explosion happened.

22 Jul 2018 9:30 PM

CPI(M) describes attacks on SFI members as 'Taliban model'

The CPI(M) has alleged that rest of the attackers were either workers of the PFI or SDPI.

04 Jul 2018 4:24 PM

Pilot who saved 16 lives despite being hit 34 times by Talibans puts medals up for sale for sons' education

Sq Ldr Duncan received the Distinguished Flying Cross for his heroics and was later awarded the Air Force Cross for another mission.

02 Jul 2018 5:03 PM

Bodybuilding, the pursuit of beauty in Kabul

The sport has a long tradition in Afghanistan, and was even tolerated by the Taliban when they ruled the country from 1996-2001.

25 Jun 2018 10:58 AM

Afghan President announces ceasefire extension with Taliban

President Ashraf Ghani also urged the Taliban to extend their three-day ceasefire which is due to end Sunday.

17 Jun 2018 11:40 AM

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Car bomb kills 26 at ceasefire gathering of Taliban, Afghan armed forces

The Taliban announced a surprise three-day ceasefire over the Eid holiday, which began on Friday, except against foreign forces.

16 Jun 2018 8:28 PM

Taliban, Afghan forces celebrate Eid ceasefire with hugs, take selfies

The Taliban announced a ceasefire for the first three days of Eid, for the first time since 2001.

16 Jun 2018 7:18 PM

Ceasefire agreement with Taliban marks Eid celebrations in Afghanistan

This is the first time the Taliban had declared a nationwide ceasefire in the nearly 17-year conflict.

15 Jun 2018 4:44 PM

US military carries out strike in Afghanistan, targets senior militant leader

A statement added that US forces were continuing to 'adhere to a ceasefire' which Kabul has entered into with the Afghan Taliban.

15 Jun 2018 11:36 AM

12 dead, 31 wounded in blast outside govt ministry in Kabul

The blast took place at the entrance to Afghanistan’s rural rehabilitation and development ministry.

11 Jun 2018 2:01 PM

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