• Thursday, Dec 12, 2019
  • Last Update : 01:20 am
US, Taliban near Afghanistan deal, fighting...

US, Taliban near Afghanistan deal, fighting...

South Asia

Sun, Sep 1 2019

Zalmay Khalilzad, the Afghan-born US diplomat overseeing negotiations for Washington, said he would travel...

Taliban attack northern Afghan city...

Taliban attack northern Afghan city...

South Asia

Sat, Aug 31 2019

Electricity and most telephone services were cut and residents were sheltering in their houses

Taliban: US, Taliban deal will not stop...

Taliban: US, Taliban deal will not stop...

South Asia

Mon, Aug 26 2019

US and Taliban officials have been negotiating in Qatar since last year on an agreement centred on the...

Explosions in Afghanistan wound dozens...

Explosions in Afghanistan wound dozens...

South Asia

Mon, Aug 19 2019

No group claimed responsibility for the 10 bombs but both Islamic State and the Taliban militants operate...

Shared Afghanistan interests create...

Shared Afghanistan interests create...

World

Sun, Aug 18 2019

The United States and Iran share an interest in ensuring that a departure of the US-led foreign troops...

Taliban threaten Afghan presidential...

Taliban threaten Afghan presidential...

South Asia

Tue, Aug 6 2019

Many observers think the poll will be postponed again - it has already been pushed back twice this year...

US eyes breakthrough in push for peace...

US eyes breakthrough in push for peace...

South Asia

Sat, Aug 3 2019

Washington is hoping to strike a peace deal with the Taliban by September 1 -- ahead of Afghan polls...

Infographic: UN says Afghan forces,...

Infographic: UN says Afghan forces,...

South Asia

Sat, Aug 3 2019

More civilians were killed by Afghan and international coalition forces in Afghanistan in the first half...

Afghanistan highway blast kills at least...

Afghanistan highway blast kills at least...

South Asia

Wed, Jul 31 2019

No militant group claimed responsibility

UN: Almost 4,000 Afghans killed or wounded...

UN: Almost 4,000 Afghans killed or wounded...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 30 2019

The Afghan government and the Taliban were not immediately available to comment on the UN report

20 killed, 50 injured in attack on VP...

20 killed, 50 injured in Kabul...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 29 2019

Saleh, a running mate of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, was slightly injured in...

Trump praises Pakistan's role in 'progress'...

Trump praises Pakistan's role in 'progress'...

World

Tue, Jul 23 2019

The warm words and smiles signaled a clear reversal for the Republican president, who has in the past...

Landmine kills 11 pilgrims in southern...

Landmine kills 11 pilgrims in southern...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 16 2019

A senior health official said 22 children and eight women were among another 34 women and children who...

Pakistan joins US-led call for Afghan...

Pakistan joins US-led call for Afghan...

South Asia

Sat, Jul 13 2019

Pakistan joined the three powers in talks in Beijing that come as the United States moves closer to an...

US, Taliban talks end after rival Afghans...

US, Taliban talks end after rival Afghans...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 9 2019

The US envoy, Zalmay Khalilzad, met Taliban officials briefly a day after a delegation of Afghan citizens...

US says latest Taliban talks 'most productive'...

US says latest Taliban talks 'most productive'...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 8 2019

The insurgents have been meeting with the US envoy in Doha to hammer out a deal that would see the US...

At least 14 killed as mortars hit Afghan...

At least 14 killed as mortars hit Afghan...

South Asia

Sat, Jul 6 2019

'Fourteen civilians were killed and 40 - including women and children - were wounded'

West Indies see off Afghanistan in World...

West Indies see off Afghanistan in World...

Cricket

Thu, Jul 4 2019

Gayle, almost certainly playing in his final World Cup match at the age of 39, failed with the bat but...

Trump says he is worried about terrorist...

Trump says he is worried about terrorist...

South Asia

Wed, Jul 3 2019

Even if the United States did remove its troops, Trump said, it would leave a "very strong intelligence"...

US, Germany: Taliban, Afghan rivals...

US, Germany: Taliban, Afghan rivals...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 2 2019

The Taliban have refused to negotiate with President Ashraf Ghani and a previous attempt to bring together...

Gun battle ends in Kabul after Taliban...

Gun battle ends in Kabul after Taliban...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 1 2019

The Taliban claimed the attack, which came just two days after the insurgents began a seventh round of...