• Monday, Sep 24, 2018
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Taliban kidnap dozens of bus passengers...

Taliban kidnap dozens of bus passengers...

South Asia

Mon, Aug 20 2018

Taliban sources said earlier that their leaders had provisionally agreed on a four-day truce

Afghan president congratulates armed...

Afghan president congratulates armed...

South Asia

Sat, Aug 18 2018

President Ashraf Ghani ordered an investigation into the attacks and announced disbursement of $20...

Afghan government considering new Eid...

Afghan government considering new Eid...

South Asia

Sun, Jul 22 2018

The last Eid ceasefire came amid an increased diplomatic push to end the conflict

Pompeo, in surprise visit to Afghanistan,...

Pompeo, in surprise visit to Afghanistan,...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 10 2018

Pompeo's visit follows one by the State Department's top diplomat for South and Central Asia,...

Afghan president orders troops to resume...

Afghan president orders troops to resume...

South Asia

Sat, Jun 30 2018

The Taliban vowed Tuesday to continue their bloody fight against the government and their foreign backers,...

Taliban kidnap 43 Afghans including...

Taliban kidnap 43 Afghans including...

South Asia

Sat, Jun 23 2018

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack

After Afghan ceasefire gamble, prospects...

After Afghan ceasefire gamble, prospects...

South Asia

Tue, Jun 19 2018

In August, US President Donald Trump unveiled a more hawkish military approach to Afghanistan, including...

Afghanistan announces ceasefire with...

Afghanistan announces ceasefire with...

South Asia

Thu, Jun 7 2018

There was no immediate reaction from the Taliban

At least nine dead after bomb, gun battle...

At least nine dead after bomb, gun battle...

South Asia

Sun, May 13 2018

There was no immediate claim of responsibility

Taliban announce spring offensive, dismiss...

Taliban announce spring offensive, dismiss...

South Asia

Wed, Apr 25 2018

The announcement underlines the risk to parliamentary and district council elections due to be held in...

US, Afghan forces strike opium factories...

US, Afghan forces strike opium factories...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 21 2017

Nearly half of Afghan opium is processed, or refined into morphine or heroin, before it is trafficked...

US Secretary of State Tillerson in surprise...

US Secretary of State Tillerson in surprise...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 23 2017

It was Tillerson's first trip to Afghanistan as secretary of state and comes several weeks after US Defence...

Leaked memo fuels accusations of ethnic...

Leaked memo fuels accusations of ethnic...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 21 2017

The memo, by a senior staff member at the AOP, was initially shared with a limited number of people on...

Kabul voices alarm as anti-govt protesters...

Kabul voices alarm as anti-govt protesters...

World

Fri, Jun 9 2017

President Ashraf Ghani has roundly rejected their demands, including calls to sack his powerful national...

Rocket hits Indian embassy in Kabul,...

Rocket hits Indian embassy in Kabul,...

South Asia

Tue, Jun 6 2017

A Taliban Twitter account said the group had targeted a command centre of foreign invading forces with...

Four killed as Kabul protesters clash...

Four killed as Kabul protesters clash...

South Asia

Fri, Jun 2 2017

Afghanistan’s intelligence agency has blamed the Taliban-allied Haqqani Network for the attack

UN finds torture widespread in...

UN finds torture widespread in...

South Asia

Mon, Apr 24 2017

The report's authors noted an alarming 14% spike in reports of torture by Afghan National Police, at...

Trump speaks with Afghan leader, US...

Trump speaks with Afghan leader, US...

World

Fri, Feb 10 2017

US President Donald Trump and his Afghan counterpart discussed security in a phone call on Thursday,...

India, Afghanistan criticise Pakistan...

India, Afghanistan criticise Pakistan...

South Asia

Sun, Dec 4 2016

The Taliban were toppled from power by a US-led invasion in 2001 and have battled the Kabul government...

Explosion rocks German consulate in...

Explosion rocks German consulate in...

Middle East

Fri, Nov 11 2016

At least 128 others were wounded, some of them critically and many with shrapnel injuries

Afghanistan wins aid pledges at international...

Afghanistan wins aid pledges at international...

World

Wed, Oct 5 2016

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini announced that the 28-nation bloc will pledge $1.5bn a...