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Dozens killed in fighting as Afghan...

Dozens killed in fighting as Afghan...

South Asia

Fri, Sep 18 2020

At least 11 Afghan security personnel were killed in fighting in Hesarak, while eight pro-government...

Afghan govt mounts pressure on Taliban...

Afghan govt mounts pressure on...

South Asia

Mon, Sep 14 2020

A slick opening ceremony on Saturday saw the Afghan government and allies, including the US, call for...

Afghan peace talks open with calls for...

Historic talks to begin between Taliban,...

South Asia

Sat, Sep 12 2020

Then-president George W Bush sent US forces into Afghanistan a month after the 9/11 attacks to hunt down...

Doha talks could reshape Afghanistan,...

Doha talks could reshape Afghanistan,...

South Asia

Fri, Sep 11 2020

The US has stressed Afghanistan's future is now in Afghan hands

Trump to announce US troop withdrawals...

Trump to withdraw more troops from Iraq,...

North America

Wed, Sep 9 2020

The US has already been steadily downsizing its troop levels in Iraq in recent months as Iraqis take...

10 killed in Kabul bombing that targeted...

10 killed in Kabul bombing

South Asia

Wed, Sep 9 2020

An outspoken Taliban critic, Saleh survived an attack last year ahead of presidential elections

Afghan govt says mother's name can go...

Afghan govt says mother's name can go...

South Asia

Sun, Sep 6 2020

The legal amendment still needs approval from the country's male-dominated parliament and must then...

Afghan women negotiators to face hardline...

Afghan women negotiators to face hardline...

Middle East

Mon, Aug 31 2020

The Taliban have made only vague comments about women's rights, saying these will be protected through...

Search for bodies as Afghan floods kill...

Search for bodies as Afghan floods kill...

South Asia

Thu, Aug 27 2020

Afghanistan regularly suffers from drought but can be hit by very heavy rain during the south Asian...

Flash floods kill more than 70 in...

Flash floods kill more than 70 in...

South Asia

Wed, Aug 26 2020

Torrential downpours and flash floods kill scores of people annually in Afghanistan

3 killed, 41 wounded in Taliban truck...

3 killed, 41 wounded in Taliban truck...

South Asia

Tue, Aug 25 2020

Diplomats and officials say the violence is sapping the trust needed for talks

10 wounded as rockets hit Kabul on Afghan...

10 wounded as rockets hit Kabul on Afghan...

South Asia

Tue, Aug 18 2020

The rocket attack comes as the Afghan government and the Taliban are poised to begin peace talks

Afghan authorities begin release of...

Afghan authorities begin release of...

South Asia

Fri, Aug 14 2020

The prisoners include at least 44 insurgents of particular concern to the United States and other countries...

US troop levels in Afghanistan to go...

US troop levels in Afghanistan to go...

World

Tue, Aug 11 2020

Over the next four months, the United States will continue to drawdown its force levels in Afghanistan...

Afghan peace talks close after Taliban...

Afghan peace talks close after Taliban...

South Asia

Sun, Aug 9 2020

The gathering recommended that any foreign nationals among the prisoners should be handed over to their...

Afghan grand assembly gathers to decide...

Afghan grand assembly gathers to decide...

South Asia

Fri, Aug 7 2020

The government has released all but some 400 militants it says have been involved in some of the worst...

Mass jailbreak in Afghanistan, 29 die...

Mass jailbreak in Afghanistan, 29 die...

World

Mon, Aug 3 2020

Fighting was still raging at the jail in the eastern city of Jalalabad, where some 1,700 IS and Taliban...

Afghan ceasefire holds as hundreds of...

Afghan ceasefire holds as hundreds of...

World

Sun, Aug 2 2020

'This is a great opportunity to extend the ceasefire today and start intra-Afghan talks...

Kabul: Pakistan artillery kills 15 civilians...

Kabul: Pakistan artillery kills 15 civilians...

World

Fri, Jul 31 2020

'If the Pakistani military continues its rocket attacks on Afghan territory, they will face retaliation...

US hails Afghan ceasefire as hopes for...

US hails Afghan ceasefire as hopes for...

South Asia

Wed, Jul 29 2020

'We welcome the Taliban announcement of an Eid ceasefire and the Afghan government's reciprocal...

UN: Nearly 3,500 Afghans killed or hurt...

UN: Nearly 3,500 Afghans killed or hurt...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 27 2020

'The violence, mainly between Afghan government forces and the Taliban, killed 1,282 and injured...