World  /  Published 04.05.19

Taliban say gap narrowing in talks with US

The Taliban on Saturday said the gap is narrowing in talks with Washington's special peace envoy over a timetable for the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan. The two sides are continuing to meet...
By AP in Islamabad

Opinion  /  Published 17.04.19

Do borders separate insiders from foreigners?

Two unrelated sets of news stories highlight that even in countries with long established territorial identities, external borders remain arenas of domestic conflict and contestation. The ongoing dram...
By T.C.A. Raghavan in

World  /  Published 09.09.19

Taliban threaten US after talks end

President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel Afghan peace talks will cost more American lives, the Taliban said on Sunday while the US promised to keep up military pressure on the militants, in a stu...
By Reuters in Kabul

Opinion  /  Published 22.11.18

India has a role in Afghanistan, Taliban or no

Let’s consider India’s interests first. There are three assumptions on which India’s current Afghanistan policy is based. One, there is an overwhelming agreement that India’s interests lie in ...
By Pranay Kotasthane in

World  /  Published 21.11.18

Suicide bomber targets Kabul clerics, 50 killed

A suicide bomber targeted a gathering of hundreds of Islamic scholars in the Afghan capital on Tuesday, killing at least 50 people as Muslims marked the birthday of the Prophet Mohammed.Another 83 peo...
By AP in Kabul


World  /  Published 13.08.19

Kashmir can affect Afghanistan: Pakistan

Pakistan’s ambassador to the US raised the possibility on Monday that his country might redeploy troops from the Afghanistan border to the Kashmir frontier, a shift that could complicate American pe...
By Rick Gladstone/New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 24.07.19

30000 militants still in Pakistan: Imran

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan admitted that about 30,000 to 40,000 “armed people”, who fought in some parts of Afghanistan or Kashmir, were in Pakistan .He accused the previous governments of...
By PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 13.05.19

Blasts in Afghanistan's Jalalabad kill 3, injure 20

Three explosions ripped through an Afghan provincial capital, Jalalabad, killing three people and wounding another 20 on Monday. All of the casualties were believed to be civilians, said Attaullah Kho...
By AP in Kabul

World  /  Published 26.05.20

Kabul urges Taliban to extend ceasefire

The Afghan government urged the Taliban to extend a three-day ceasefire, while announcing it would free 900 members of the insurgent group in the biggest such release yet.The release is part of a pris...
By Reuters in Kabul

India  /  Published 09.11.18

Veil on logic for joining Taliban talks

The foreign ministry on Friday asserted that India’s participation at a “non-official’’ level in the “Moscow format” talks on Afghanistan, attended by Taliban representatives, was in keepi...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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