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India in 'regular consultation' with countries over Afghan peace process: MEA

India in 'regular consultation' with countries over Afghan peace process: MEA

On Friday, India will exchange views with the special representative from Germany who is responsible for intra-Afghan dialogue.

 14 killed as mortars hit Afghanistan market

14 killed as mortars hit Afghanistan market

At least 14 people were killed and dozens more wounded when a busy market in northern Afghanistan was hit by mortar fire, officials said ...Read More

Taliban bombers kill 19, including Afghanistan election workers

Taliban bombers kill 19, including Afghanistan election workers

The attack comes as a new round of talks between the United States and the Taliban to end the 18-year long war in Afghanistan entered a s...Read More

Taliban say latest round of talks with US 'critical'

Taliban say latest round of talks with US 'critical'

The agreements are also expected to provide guarantees that Afghanistan will not again harbor terrorists to carry out attacks worldwide

India cautions against hasty US peace deal with Taliban

India cautions against hasty US peace deal with Taliban

Speaking at the Security Council on Wednesday, India's Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin also said that shutting down terrorist sa...Read More

India cautions against hasty US peace agreement with Taliban

India cautions against hasty US peace agreement with Taliban

Shutting down terrorist safe havens in Pakistan must be a precondition for a peace agreement to go forward said Syed Akbaruddin

Kabul on lockdown as assembly discusses peace with the Taliban

Kabul on lockdown as assembly discusses peace with the Taliban

Kabul: Afghanistan’s usually bustling capital Kabul slowed to a crawl Tuesday amid massive security for a high-stakes peace summit previo...Read More

Taliban kidnap 60 truck drivers in Afghanistan

Taliban kidnap 60 truck drivers in Afghanistan

Aybak: Taliban militants abducted 60 truck drivers in Afghanistan’s Samanghan province on Thursday, officials said. “Taliban insurgents a...Read More

Taliban commander among 12 killed in Afghanistan

Taliban commander among 12 killed in Afghanistan

Maymana (Afghanistan): A dozen militants including Taliban key commander Mawlawi Hussain were killed in Qaisar district of Afghanistan’s ...Read More

Over 25 killed in Afghanistan checkpoint clashes

Over 25 killed in Afghanistan checkpoint clashes

Kabul: More than 25 people were killed after Taliban militants attacked police checkpoints in two Afghan provinces overnight, officials s...Read More

Ready to meet new Pakistani leadership: Donald Trump

Ready to meet new Pakistani leadership: Donald Trump

Washington/Islamabad: President Donald Trump has indicated his readiness to meet Pakistan’s new leadership, amidst the ongoing peace talk...Read More

Fugitive Taliban leader Mullah Omar ‘lived close to US bases’

Fugitive Taliban leader Mullah Omar ‘lived close to US bases’

Amsterdam: The Taliban’s elusive one-eyed leader Mullah Omar lived within walking distance of US bases in Afghanistan for years and never...Read More

Taliban confront fake news and social media in propaganda war

Taliban confront fake news and social media in propaganda war

Islamabad: Fighting “fake” news, wrestling with social media, and deploying an intern army — the Taliban’s sprawling propaganda machine e...Read More

Afghan Taliban announce talks with US in Pakistan

Afghan Taliban announce talks with US in Pakistan

Islamabad: The Taliban said Wednesday its negotiators would next week meet the top US and Pakistani officials including Prime Minister Im...Read More

Afghanistan man extradited to US on charges of narco-terrorism aimed to benefit Taliban, Haqqani network

Afghanistan man extradited to US on charges of narco-terrorism aimed to benefit Taliban, Haqqani network

New York: A 53-year old Afghan man has been extradited to the US on charges of attempting to import heroin into the country as well as fo...Read More

Afghan official: Taliban hit army checkpoint, kill 6 troops

Afghan official: Taliban hit army checkpoint, kill 6 troops

Kabul: An Afghan official says the Taliban have attacked an army checkpoint in one of the country’s northern provinces, killing at least ...Read More

US delegitimising Afghan govt, says former American diplomat Ryan Crocker

US delegitimising Afghan govt, says former American diplomat Ryan Crocker

Washington: The US has delegitimised the Afghan government by negotiating with the Taliban without its involvement, a former American dip...Read More

US delegitimising Afghan government, says former American diplomat Ryan Crocker

US delegitimising Afghan government, says former American diplomat Ryan Crocker

Washington: The US has delegitimised the Afghan government by negotiating with the Taliban without its involvement, a former American dip...Read More

‘Agreements in principle’ with Taliban, reports US

‘Agreements in principle’ with Taliban, reports US

Kabul: Negotiators for the United States and the Taliban insurgents have reached “agreements in principl” on key issues for a peace deal ...Read More

Taliban name co-founder as head of political office in Qatar

Taliban name co-founder as head of political office in Qatar

Kabul: The Taliban have named the co-founder of the group as the head of their political office in Qatar with an aim to strengthen ongoin...Read More

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