• Monday, Nov 19, 2018
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US envoy hopes for peace deal with Taliban...

US envoy hopes for peace deal with Taliban...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 18 2018

In October, Pakistan released one of the co-founders of the Taliban and another high-ranking...

Russia gambles on Taliban peace...

Russia gambles on Taliban peace...

Azeem Ibrahim

Mon, Nov 12 2018

Could Putin be hailed as a champion of peace?

Taliban attends peace talks in Moscow...

Taliban attends peace talks in Moscow...

World

Sat, Nov 10 2018

The Taliban have refused to talk directly with Ghani's government, which they consider an illegitimate...

Afghan leaders, Taliban attend peace...

Afghan leaders, Taliban attend peace...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Nov 9 2018

The Afghan foreign ministry has emphasized that the council does not represent the Afghan government...

Fears of ethnic violence as Afghan Taliban...

Fears of ethnic violence as Afghan Taliban...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 8 2018

Afghans took to Facebook to express concerns about the apparent deliberate targeting of Hazaras

Pakistan buries 'Father of Taliban'...

Pakistan buries 'Father of Taliban'...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 4 2018

Afghan envoys in Pakistan had reached out to him seeking his help in starting negotiations with the Afghan...

Afghan Shia militia battles Taliban,...

Afghan Shia militia battles Taliban,...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 4 2018

Afghan and Western security officials, fearing the kind of sectarian violence that has devastated Iraq,...

‘Father of Taliban’ Mullah Sami ul-Haq...

‘Father of Taliban’ Mullah Sami ul-Haq...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 2 2018

Unknown attackers killed the cleric, who runs an Islamic seminary in northwestern Pakistan

25 killed in Afghan army helicopter...

25 killed in Afghan army helicopter...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 31 2018

The aircraft crashed due to ‘bad weather’ in Anar Dara district, Farah provincial governor...

Bomb kills Afghan election candidate,...

Bomb kills Afghan election candidate,...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 17 2018

The Taliban quickly claimed responsibility for the attack, which takes the number of candidates killed...

Taliban confirms meeting with US peace...

Taliban confirms meeting with US peace...

World

Sat, Oct 13 2018

The meeting with Khalilzad and other American officials took place in Doha on Friday

Taliban vow to attack Afghan security...

Taliban vow to attack Afghan security...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 8 2018

The declaration comes just days before the parliamentary election, which is seen as a crucial dry run...

Taliban kills at least 10 police in...

Taliban kills at least 10 police in...

South Asia

Sun, Oct 7 2018

The Taliban set fire to a government building in Wardak's Sayeed Abad district and killed the district...

Taliban denies meeting Afghan officials...

Taliban denies meeting Afghan officials...

South Asia

Sat, Sep 29 2018

The Taliban, who regard the internationally recognized Afghan government as an illegitimate regime imposed...

UN concerned over spike in civilian...

UN concerned over spike in civilian...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 26 2018

The US military in Kabul said it was reviewing information regarding the Kapisa incident and reiterated...

Forced to fight as soldiers and taking...

Forced to fight as soldiers and taking...

South Asia

Mon, Sep 17 2018

An interior ministry report produced after the Taliban briefly over-ran Ghazni last month found that...

Analysts: Afghan conflict could be deadlier...

'Afghan conflict could be deadlier than...

World

Fri, Sep 14 2018

A consultant for the International Crisis Group said some indications ‘suggest the Afghan war is...

Afghan Taliban prepare for new peace...

Afghan Taliban prepare for new peace...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 11 2018

Hopes that peace talks to end the 17-year conflict in Afghanistan have stuttered in recent months, following...

Afghan Taliban announce death of Haqqani...

Afghan Taliban announce death of Haqqani...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 4 2018

Jalaluddin Haqqani, thought to be in his 70s or 80s, once told AFP that eating honey was the secret to...

Taliban launch attacks on approaches...

Taliban launch attacks on approaches...

South Asia

Sat, Aug 25 2018

More than 1,000 Taliban fighters assaulted the city, 150 km (95 miles) southwest of Kabul

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