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Afghan Taliban announce talks with US in Pakistan

The Taliban and the US are in a discussion to end more than a 17-year long bloody war in Afghanistan.

published on : 14th February 2019

Taliban movement controls at least 50 per cent of Afghan territory: Russian ambassador

The ambassador said that those regions that are not easily accessible for the government were being seized the most often.

published on : 12th February 2019

Despite promise to remove 50 percent troops in Afghanistan, US military denies of any such order

According to a Taliban official, US officials promised the pullout will begin this month. However, the Pentagon contradicted by saying that no such order was received.

published on : 7th February 2019

Taliban sit for second day with Afghan leaders in Moscow

The insurgents went around President Ashraf Ghani and sat down with his chief rivals for an extraordinary meeting that saw Karzai and other sworn enemies of the Taliban.

published on : 6th February 2019

Taliban holds rare talks with Afghanistan lawmakers in Moscow

Rivals of President Ashraf Ghani called for an interim government as the Taliban emphasised the adoption of an Islamic constitution rules around women as their vision for Afghanistan.

published on : 6th February 2019

Taliban kill 11 policemen, 10 others: Afghan officials

Safder Mohsini, head of the provincial council, says the checkpoint attack late on Monday night in Baghlan's district of Baghlani Markazi also wounded five local policemen.

published on : 5th February 2019

Afghan peace talks result of US' military pressure on Taliban: Donald Trump

Last month, Trump had said regional countries like Russia and India should play a more active role in resolving the Afghan conflict.

published on : 2nd February 2019

Kabul control slips in Afghanistan amid US talks with Taliban

The latest grim assessment of Afghanistan's security situation comes as the US pursues talks with the Taliban and urgently seeks a way out of the 17-year war.

published on : 31st January 2019

Taliban say they are not looking to rule Afghanistan alone

President Donald Trump has also expressed frustration with the U.S. continued involvement in Afghanistan, lending a greater urgency to an early settlement.

published on : 31st January 2019

Afghan president calls on Taliban to for 'serious' dialogue

Taliban have long refused to talks with Ghani calling him a 'puppet' of the US.

published on : 28th January 2019

Accidental blast kills five in Taliban-controlled district in Afghanistan

20 others including Taliban militants and civilians who were present at a volleyball match were wounded.

published on : 26th January 2019

India should engage with Taliban to give up extremism in Afghanistan: Former NSA Shivshankar Menon

India has been a key stakeholder in the peace and reconciliation process in Afghanistan and has committed aid worth USD 3 billion to the war-ravaged country.

published on : 26th January 2019

Afghan intelligence agency says Taliban mastermind behind base attack killed

The agency said an aerial bombardment in the provincial capital the following night killed eight Taliban insurgents, including the planner of the Monday attack.

published on : 24th January 2019

At least 65 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan intelligence base

The province of Maidan Wardak is just outside of Kabul and the base also serves as a training center for a pro-government militia.

published on : 22nd January 2019

Pakistan to host next round of US- Taliban peace talks

According to reports, it is expected that Saudi Arabia, UAE and Qatar would also be part of the peace talks.

published on : 19th January 2019
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