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Afghan official: Taliban attacks kill 5 in central province

Two policemen were wounded in the attacks that lasted several hours as security personnel and insurgents exchanged gunfire.

published on : 20th September 2018

Truce with Taliban will help focus on pressing issues: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

Referring to the Eid ceasefire with the Taliban announced by his government this year, the Afghan president said the bold move was largely successful.

published on : 20th September 2018

Taliban attacks kill 10 members of Afghan security

In northwestern Badghis province, five officers were killed, including Abdul Hakim, the police commander of a reserve unit, in an attack that took place near the provincial capital of Qala-i-Now.

published on : 17th September 2018

Taliban say they're ready for second round of talks with US 

The Taliban repeated their longstanding demand for the release of its prisoners in jails in Afghanistan, claiming as many as 2,000 are being held.

published on : 12th September 2018

58 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

More than 100 Talibans attacked two security posts on Uruzgan province's main roadway on Tuesday evening.

published on : 12th September 2018

Taliban attack Afghanistan security forces in north, killing 52 people

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the group for the attacks in Kunduz and Jawzjan provinces.

published on : 11th September 2018

Pakistan Army chief ratifies death sentence of 13 'hardcore terrorists'

These convicts were tried by the special military courts which also awarded imprisonment of varying terms to seven other militants.

published on : 10th September 2018

20 killed in Afghanistan as anti-Taliban leader mourned

He blamed the attack on the Taliban, saying around 10 insurgents were killed and five wounded during the ensuing gunbattle.

published on : 9th September 2018

Founder of Haqqani militant network has died, says Afghan Taliban

Jalaluddin Haqqani, whose son Sirajuddin Haqqani now heads the brutal group and is also the Taliban's deputy leader, died 'after a long battle with illness'.

published on : 4th September 2018

Global effort on girls' education defeating Taliban's purpose: Malala Yousafzai

Taliban's efforts to keep girls away from education in Pakistan was defeated by their very action of shooting her, says Malala Yousafzai, the world's youngest Nobel laureate.

published on : 29th August 2018

US declines invitation to Russia-led talks on Afghanistan

Russia said that the Taliban will be joining the Sept. 4 talks in Moscow, along with representatives of several neighboring countries.

published on : 23rd August 2018

Can Imran Khan bring Pakistan in from the diplomatic cold?

Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan is trying to settle foreign relations with Afganistan, US and India. 

published on : 23rd August 2018

Afghanistan won't attend peace talks in Moscow with Taliban: Government sources

​On Tuesday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told Russian media that representatives of the Taliban planned to take part in the Moscow peace talks.

published on : 22nd August 2018

Afghanistan peace talks: Taliban on-board, says Russia

Moscow supported an Afghan government offer of a three-month ceasefire, and regretted that the Taliban rejected the offer on Monday.

published on : 22nd August 2018

Intense fighting erupts in Kabul after rockets fired

The mosque is near the presidential palace where Ghani was making his speech, which was being aired live on Facebook when the attack began.

published on : 21st August 2018
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