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Afghan govt unveils long-awaited team...

Afghan govt unveils long-awaited team...

South Asia

Sat, Mar 28 2020

Under a deal signed by the US and the Taliban last month, the insurgents agreed to commit to starting...

Afghan govt unveils negotiating team...

Afghan govt unveils negotiating team...

World

Fri, Mar 27 2020

Up until now, the Taliban has refused to meet with the administration of President Ashraf Ghani, calling...

Afghan military base stormed, 27 security...

Afghan military base stormed, 27 security...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 20 2020

The Afghan government blamed the attack on the Taliban, with whom the United States signed a peace deal...

When a superpower loses

When a superpower loses

Partha S Ghosh

Sun, Mar 15 2020

America’s die-hard supremacist approach to global politics has blinded it 

Release of Taliban prisoners stalls...

Release of Taliban prisoners stalls...

South Asia

Sat, Mar 14 2020

Earlier this week President Ashraf Ghani agreed to free 1,500 prisoners on Saturday with plans to release...

Taliban reject Afghan offer to free...

Taliban reject Afghan offer to free...

South Asia

Wed, Mar 11 2020

President Ashraf Ghani has declined to release all 5,000 in one go

Taliban prepare for Afghan president...

Taliban prepare for Afghan president...

World

Tue, Mar 10 2020

'The Afghan government has reached a framework based on which the release of prisoners will be in...

Trump, Taliban leader talk as prisoner...

Trump, Taliban leader talk as prisoner...

South Asia

Wed, Mar 4 2020

'We had a very good conversation with the leader of the Taliban today'

Taliban attack Afghan army bases, throwing...

Taliban attack Afghan army bases, throwing...

World

Tue, Mar 3 2020

A defence ministry official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told AFP of overnight attacks on government...

Taliban rule out taking part in Afghan...

Taliban rule out taking part in Afghan...

South Asia

Mon, Mar 2 2020

The agreement calls for up to 5,000 jailed Taliban prisoners to be released in exchange for up to 1,000...

Peace, but not at our cost: Afghan women...

Peace, but not at our cost: Afghan women...

World

Sun, Mar 1 2020

The Taliban's fall transformed women's lives, much more so in urban areas than in rural...

US-Taliban sign historic troop withdrawal...

US-Taliban sign historic troop withdrawal...

World

Sat, Feb 29 2020

The deal has been signed by US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban political chief Mullah Abdul...

Mobile phone services restored as Afghan...

Mobile phone services restored as Afghan...

South Asia

Sun, Feb 23 2020

Thousands of telecommunication towers, however, are in insurgency-hit areas and vulnerable to...

Partial truce begins in Afghanistan,...

Partial truce begins in Afghanistan,...

South Asia

Sat, Feb 22 2020

Both the US and the Taliban agree to sign an accord on February 29 in Doha, following the one-week partial...

US, Taliban on verge of withdrawal...

US, Taliban on verge of withdrawal...

South Asia

Wed, Feb 19 2020

The US wants to reduce its military presence in Afghanistan, which currently numbers between 12,000 and...

Taliban kill 5 Afghan soldiers despite...

Taliban kill 5 Afghan soldiers despite...

South Asia

Mon, Feb 17 2020

The Taliban's official spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed on Twitter that the militants had killed...

Afghan president cautiously hopeful...

Afghan president cautiously hopeful...

South Asia

Sun, Feb 16 2020

The acid test of the Taliban's sincerity will be their willingness to accept elections

US, Taliban could sign peace deal in...

US, Taliban could sign peace deal in...

South Asia

Thu, Feb 13 2020

The talks had been deadlocked in part over a US demand that the insurgents agree to sharply reduce violence...

Taliban attack kills 10 police in...

Taliban attack kills 10 police in...

South Asia

Wed, Jan 29 2020

'The Taliban attacked the police checkpoint from several directions'

Afghan forces launch air, ground attacks...

Afghan forces launch air, ground attacks...

South Asia

Sun, Jan 26 2020

Afghanistan's Defence Ministry said on Sunday that government forces had conducted 13 ground offensives...

Taliban aim to sign deal with US by...

Taliban aim to sign deal with US by...

South Asia

Sat, Jan 18 2020

The statement by Suhail Shaheen to Pakistani daily Dawn comes as the group and the US held discussions...