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A boy walks past the wreckage of a bus following a suicide bombing in Kabul.

At least 28 killed as Afghan bus hits ‘Taliban’ bomb

31 July 2019, 8:08 AM

The attack, which came one day after the United Nations said civilians are being killed and wounded at a “shocking” level in Afghanistan’s war, occurred around 6:00 am.

US, Taliban peace talks on hold for Afghan rivals meeting

6 July 2019, 7:37 PM

US and Taliban officials decided on Saturday to put their on-going peace talks on hold for two days to allow for a meeting between rival Afghan groups to be held in Qatar, Taliban and US officials said.

Taliban kill 26 government militiamen as talks enter crucial stage

29 June 2019, 5:25 PM

Taliban militants killed at least 26 members of a pro-government militia in north Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, as the group and US negotiators were set to begin a seventh round of peace talks in Qatar.

Smoke rises from the site of an attack in Pul-e-Khumri city.

Taliban suicide bomber leads attack on an Afghan police HQ, 20 injured

6 May 2019, 1:36 PM

At least 20 people were injured after a Taliban suicide bomber drove an explosives-packed Humvee and blew himself up at the police headquarters in the northern Afghan city of Pul-e-Khumri, Afghan officials and the Taliban said.

Taliban women

Women to be included in Taliban delegation for talks on Afghanistan’s future

16 April 2019, 9:08 AM

Women will be included for the first time in the Taliban delegation to talks this month in Qatar on the future of Afghanistan, the movement’s main spokesperson said on Monday.

Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar

Taliban leader optimistic about peace, tries to reassure Afghans

14 March 2019, 6:27 PM

The Taliban political chief, who headed the militants’ delegation during the most recent round of peace talks with the United States, said on Thursday that he was optimistic and assured Afghans that they had no reason to fear a settlement.

Taliban attack on US-Afghan base repelled amid peace talks

1 March 2019, 10:41 AM

A Taliban attack on a United States-Afghan base was repelled in southeast Afghanistan, officials said on Friday, as fighting continues in the war-torn country amid a pause in ongoing peace talks between the insurgents and American negotiators in Doha.

US and Taliban pause peace negotiations

28 February 2019, 11:20 AM

The United States (US) and the Taliban have paused negotiations in Doha, with the diplomatic push aimed at ending the war in Afghanistan set to restart over the weekend following “solid” talks between the adversaries.

Afhganistan hopeful for peace between US and Taliban

27 January 2019, 3:17 PM

In the capital, Afghans watching from the sidelines said a deal between the militants and the government was vital to bringing an end to the more than 17 years of bloodshed.

Afghanistan waits for Taliban response to truce offer

20 August 2018, 2:58 PM

Afghanistan was waiting Monday for a Taliban response to President Ashraf Ghani’s proposal of a three-month ceasefire, an offer welcomed by the United States and NATO after nearly 17 years of war.



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