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Trump cancels peace talks with Taliban over attack

8 September 2019, 7:20 AM

US President Donald Trump on Saturday said he cancelled peace talks with Afghanistan’s Taliban leaders after the insurgent group claimed responsibility last week for an attack in Kabul that killed an American soldier and 11 other people.

Afghan wedding suicide blast kills 63, amid hopes for talks

18 August 2019, 7:55 AM

A suicide bomber killed 63 people and wounded 182 in an attack on a packed wedding reception in the Afghan capital on Saturday night, the Interior Ministry said, as violence shows no sign of easing despite hopes for a deal on a US troop withdrawal.

US-Taliban talks end without a deal, both sides to consult: Taliban

12 August 2019, 12:29 PM

Talks on a pact that would allow the United States to end its longest war and withdraw troops from Afghanistan ended on Monday without agreement and both sides would consult their leaders on the next steps, the Taliban said.

Taliban bomb kills 14, wounds 145, despite hopes for Afghan pact

7 August 2019, 7:55 PM

A Taliban suicide bomber killed 14 people and wounded 145 in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, an attack the government said raised questions about the militants’ commitment to peace despite an expected deal with the United States.

People walk in front of a building with broken windows at the site of a car bomb blast in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Taliban claims bomb attack on police in Afghanistan

7 August 2019, 12:37 PM

A suicide attacker detonated a car-bomb outside a police station in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday wounding at least 95 people, government officials said, and the Taliban claimed responsibility.



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