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). ...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 31.03.20

Kabul attack a vicious blow to peace

The coronavirus has stopped the world on its tracks. But it has not been able to stop humans from perpetrating barbaric attacks upon one another. The attack on a gurdwara in Kabul that killed at least...
By The Editorial Board in


World  /  Published 02.11.18

Father of Taliban ‘killed’ near Islamabad

Cleric Sami ul-Haq, known as the “Father of the Taliban” for having taught some of the Afghan movement’s leaders, was found killed on Friday in a Pakistani city, a relative and his deputy said.U...
By Reuters in Islamabad

World  /  Published 23.10.18

US imposes sanctions on Taliban

The US targeted Afghanistan’s Taliban insurgency on Tuesday with sanctions against eight individuals, including two linked to the Quds Force of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards.The individuals, who als...
By Reuters in Washington

World  /  Published 18.10.18

Afghan official killed, US general safe

Gen. Abdul Razeq, one of Afghanistan's most powerful security officials, was killed on Thursday when a bodyguard opened fire following a meeting in the governor's compound in the southern province of ...
By Reuters in Kandahar

World  /  Published 31.05.19

Suicide car bomb hits Kabul, 7 casualties

In a second suicide attack in as many days to rattle the Afghan capital, a car bomb targeting a US convoy exploded early Friday morning in an eastern neighbourhood, leaving seven Afghan casualties, po...
By AP in Kabul

World  /  Published 22.01.19

Afghan officials: Death toll rises to 45 in Taliban attack

Afghan officials say a brazen Taliban attack on a military base in an eastern province on Monday had killed at least 45 people, most of them military personnel.There are fears, however, that the death...
By AP in Kabul


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