Afghanistan’s High Peace Council will hold a news conference on Sunday amid an unprecedented Taliban ceasefire and a day after President Ashraf Ghani said he would extend a government ceasefire but set no time frame.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday announced for the first time an unconditional ceasefire with the Taliban, coinciding with the end of the Muslim fasting month, but excluding other militant groups, such as Islamic State.
NATO forces could help ensure security for Afghanistan’s upcoming elections, alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday, three years after they ended their combat operations in the country. Days after a suicide bomber killed 57 people at a Kabul voter registration centre, highlighting the security challenges around October’s parliamentary polls, Stoltenberg said NATO forces could play […]
Russian President Vladimir Putin unveiled an array of new weapons on Thursday (March 1), in one of his most bellicose speeches in years, saying they could hit almost any point in the world and not be intercepted.
Last week, Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) cleared 28 Russian athletes and rescinded their lifetime bans initially imposed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).