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
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
Senior govt officials, political leaders, supporters were leaving airport after greeting ethnic Uzbek leader when explosion happened.
22 Jul 2018 9:30 PM
The CPI(M) has alleged that rest of the attackers were either workers of the PFI or SDPI.
04 Jul 2018 4:24 PM
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
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
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
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
The Taliban announced a ceasefire for the first three days of Eid, for the first time since 2001.
16 Jun 2018 7:18 PM
This is the first time the Taliban had declared a nationwide ceasefire in the nearly 17-year conflict.
15 Jun 2018 4:44 PM
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
The blast took place at the entrance to Afghanistan’s rural rehabilitation and development ministry.
11 Jun 2018 2:01 PM