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World  /  Published 09.10.20

Afghan rape sparks arrests

It started as a dispute between boys: Naseebullah Barakzai, 13, was irked when a neighbour boy stole fruit and ripped limbs from his family’s pomegranate tree, and he shoved the younger boy to t...
By David Zucchino , Taimoor Shah in Kabul

Opinion  /  Published 22.09.20

Afghanistan: Theatre of strategic importance

For years, India formally refused to recognize the Taliban or give them any legitimacy. That slowly started to change two years ago. Earlier this month, the foreign minister, S. Jaishankar, gave his b...
By Charu Sudan Kasturi in

World  /  Published 19.09.20

Airstrikes on Taliban amid peace talks

At least 12 civilians were killed on Saturday in twin airstrikes on a Taliban base in the northeastern Afghan province of Kunduz, a provincial official said. Defence ministry officials in Kabul, who ...
By Reuters in Kabul

World  /  Published 12.09.20

Afghan govt and Taliban talks begin

Afghan government representatives and Taliban insurgents gathered on Saturday for historic peace talks aimed at ending two decades of war that has killed tens of thousands of combatants and civilians....
By Reuters in Doha

World  /  Published 09.09.20

Anti-Taliban Afghan VP survives raid

A roadside bomb in Kabul targeted first Afghan Vice-President Amrullah Saleh on Wednesday morning but he escaped unharmed, his spokesman said. The attack killed at least 10 people. The Taliban denied...
By Reuters in Kabul

Opinion  /  Published 31.08.20

The horror returns: US troops' Afghan departure

Every political actor, from the Taliban to the United States of America, is in trouble in Afghanistan, whose descent into hell begins with the April 2021 US troops’ withdrawal. The US’s Fe...
By N.V. Subramanian in

World  /  Published 16.08.20

Afghan Taliban negotiator hurt in raid

A prominent women’s rights advocate and member of the Afghan team tasked with negotiating with the Taliban sustained minor injuries in an attack in Kabul by unknown gunmen, officials said on Sat...
By Reuters in Kabul

World  /  Published 28.07.20

Taliban asks all Afghan aid groups to register with them

The Taliban wants all private companies and aid organisations operating in Afghanistan to register with the hardline Islamists, officials from the group said. The order was issued last week and comes...
By Reuters in Kabul

World  /  Published 29.11.19

Reopened talks with Taliban: Trump

President Donald Trump on Thursday declared that he has reopened peace negotiations with the Taliban less than three months after scuttling talks in hopes of ending 18 years of war.He made the stateme...
By Michael Crowley/New York Times News Service in

Opinion  /  Published 23.08.19

Shameful attempt to derail US-Taliban talks

Sir — The news of the massive explosion in Kabul on Saturday, in which at least 63 people were killed and more than 182 injured, was shocking (“Kabul wedding hall blast kills 63”, Aug 19). ...
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