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Afghanistan opens peace summit amid talks with U.S., Taliban

More than 3,200 delegates opened Afghanistan's grand council Monday as leaders throughout the country hope to find some consensus on peace negotiations with the Taliban....

Afghanistan opens peace summit amid talks with U.S., Taliban

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Civilian casualties in Afghanistan surged as US met Taliban to discuss peace Civilian casualties spiked to a two-year high in Afghanistan last month, driven by attacks from "anti-government elements," just as U.S. and Taliban o...
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19:16, 08/22/2019

As U.S. And Taliban Resume Talks, More Deadly Attacks in Afghanistan American and Taliban officials, in a seventh round of talks in Qatar, hope a breakthrough can lead to direct negotiations between Afghans over their p...
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U.S., Afghanistan Agree on Need to Accelerate Peace Talks The U.S. and Afghanistan agreed this week to accelerate a peace process to end the 18-year war and continue existing U.S. policies aimed at reducing t...
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Trump to discuss Taliban talks, withdrawing troops from Afghanistan U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday was to meet U.S. top advisers about negotiations with the Taliban and the potential for a political settlement, ...
14:32, 08/17/2019

Afghanistan's rights activists express concern over US-Taliban talks In an interview with DW, Shaharzad Akbar, head of Afghanistan's Independent Human Rights Commission, said that any US-Taliban deal that undermines the...
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20:48, 07/03/2019

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Trump Pronounces Taliban Agreement "Dead" And Peace Talks Over President Donald Trump said Monday that negotiations with the Taliban "are dead" and indicated that he had no further interest in meeting with the gro...
05:32, 09/10/2019

U.S., Taliban peace talks 'most productive session': envoy Khalilzad The U.S. peace envoy leading talks with the Taliban to end the war in Afghanistan said on Saturday the latest discussions were the "most productive se...
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Trump says he canceled peace talks with Taliban over Kabul attack U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said he canceled peace talks with Afghanistan's Taliban leaders after the insurgent group said it was behind a...
03:16, 09/08/2019

President Donald Trump calls off US peace talks with Taliban Trump canceled peace negotiations after the militant group claimed responsibility for an attack in Kabul that killed 12 people, including a US soldier...
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Trump Declares Afghan Peace Talks With Taliban ‘Dead’ The president also signaled he would withdraw United States troops from America’s longest war, following the collapse of a monthslong effort to ease v...
01:48, 09/10/2019

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22:00, 09/16/2019

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10:48, 09/10/2019

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03:16, 09/13/2019

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09:32, 09/09/2019

Is Kunduz attack a Taliban tactic to influence Doha peace talks? Taliban insurgents have attacked the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, capturing several installations there. Experts say the siege attempt could be aim...
00:16, 09/01/2019

Taliban car bomb kills at least 14 as group holds peace talks in Qatar A Taliban attack on a government security compound in central Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least eight security personnel, six civilians and wounde...
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Taliban, Afghan leaders agree to peace 'road map' ahead of U.S. talks Taliban officials and Afghan government leaders, acting in an unofficial capacity, said Tuesday they've ended two days of meetings in Qatar with an ei...
01:48, 07/10/2019

Taliban Attack Aid Group Office in Kabul, in Setback to U.S. Peace Talks Experts said the attack in Kabul, the capital, was a clear signal about the state of the peace talks the United States is holding with the militants i...
05:00, 05/09/2019

Taliban warn of more American deaths after Trump ends peace talks Zabihullah Mujahid, a Taliban spokesman, criticized Trump for calling off the dialog and said U.S. forces have been pounding Afghanistan with attacks ...
18:48, 09/09/2019

U.S.-Taliban peace talks are now ‘dead’, Trump says after cancelling secret meeting Trump’s remark to reporters at the White House suggested he sees no point in resuming a nearly yearlong effort to reach a political settlement with th...
23:16, 09/09/2019

US peace envoy hails latest talks with Taliban as 'most productive' to date Zalmay Khalilzad said progress had been made on all four parts of a peace deal as two sides to resume meeting from Tuesday in QatarThe US peace envoy ...
19:03, 07/06/2019

Taliban delegation holds talks in China as part of peace push China recently played host to a Taliban delegation as part of efforts to promote peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan, China's foreign ministry sai...
11:32, 06/20/2019

Taliban Co-Founder Emerges As Group's New Face In Russia Peace Talks When members of the Taliban and Afghan politicians met Tuesday in the Russian capital for talks aimed at ending the war in their country, one face in ...
08:00, 05/29/2019

Violence in Afghanistan takes high toll on civilians despite the promise of peace talks A new U.N. report said more civilians were harmed by the Afghan government or foreign forces allied to it than by the insurgents in the first half of ...
13:16, 08/03/2019

Scores killed as Taliban, Afghan forces clash in Kunduz despite peace talks A Taliban suicide bomber struck a main square in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz where Afghan forces had gathered to defend the city from falling t...
18:48, 08/31/2019

Game on: After Trump declares peace talks ‘dead,’ US commander takes aim at Taliban GAME ON: Angered by the Taliban’s deadly attacks on civilians and United States troops, President Trump declared negotiations over an American withdra...
16:32, 09/10/2019

Trump says he’s canceling Afghan peace talks, secret meeting with Taliban leaders President Donald Trump said Saturday that he was calling off “peace negotiations” with Taliban leadership after a U.S. service member was ...
18:48, 09/08/2019

Afghan president opens grand assembly in bid to gain initiative in Taliban talks Thousands of Afghans congregated in Kabul on Monday for a rare consultative meeting aimed at finding ways to negotiate a peace deal with the Taliban a...
11:16, 04/29/2019

GOP reps cite 9/11 anniversary in criticizing Trump decision to invite Taliban to US for peace talks Two Republican members of Congress on Sunday expressed concern over President Donald Trump's now-canceled plan to host Taliban leaders at Camp David f...
22:16, 09/10/2019

Afghan government says real peace will come when Taliban stop violence, hold direct talks President Ashraf Ghani's office on Sunday said real peace in Afghanistan was only possible when the Taliban stopped their violence and held direct tal...
10:16, 09/08/2019

Taliban negotiators arrive in Moscow days after Trump declares Afghan peace talks 'dead' A Taliban negotiating team arrived in Russia Friday, less than a week after President Trump announced that peace talks with the Islamic militant group...
18:00, 09/14/2019

Donald Trump says he canceled secret Camp David peace talks with Taliban after Kabul attack President Donald Trump on Saturday said he canceled a secret meeting with Afghan and Taliban officials at Camp David after the latter claimed responsi...
02:16, 09/08/2019

Republican reps cite 9/11 anniversary in criticizing Trump decision to invite Taliban to US for peace talks Two Republican members of Congress on Sunday expressed concern over President Donald Trump's now-canceled plan to host Taliban leaders at Camp David f...
03:16, 09/10/2019

Trump cancels secret Camp David peace talks with Taliban after deadly bombing in Kabul President Trump said he canceled secret peace talks with the Taliban after the group was credited for a car bomb that killed two NATO and American ser...
12:32, 09/08/2019

Trump Halts Taliban Talks Amid Dissent President Trump’s decision to suspend talks with the Taliban stemmed from opposing views within his administration, the group’s refusal to meet certai...
07:16, 09/09/2019

Taliban Attacks Afghan Government Building Amid Talks In Qatar, 14 Killed A Taliban attack on a government security compound in central Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least eight security personnel and six civilians and wou...
14:16, 07/07/2019

Taliban Fighters Attack Afghan City of Kunduz Amid Talks to Finalize U.S. Withdrawal Afghan security forces fought to drive Taliban fighters out of the northern city of Kunduz, even as negotiators for the hard-line Islamist militia see...
05:48, 09/01/2019

Afghan peace deal hinges on ceasefire by Taliban: U.S. peace envoy Any peace agreement with the Afghan Taliban would depend on the declaration of a permanent ceasefire and a commitment to end the country's long war, t...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Sixth Round Of US-Taliban Talks To Start In Doha, Says Taliban Official A new round of peace talks between the Taliban and the US starts Wednesday in Qatar, an official for the insurgents said, as the foes seek a way out o...
11:00, 05/01/2019

Taliban lift ban on Red Cross in Afghanistan The Red Cross has fully resumed operations in Afghanistan after the Taliban said they had agreed to "new promises in humanitarian aid." The militants ...
20:32, 09/15/2019

Taliban leader vows to keep fighting in Afghanistan The US has sent an envoy to Afghanistan in hopes of negotiating a ceasefire, but the Taliban's leader has said the group won't stop fighting until its...
22:00, 06/01/2019

Who is killing more civilians in Afghanistan? It's not the Taliban Afghan and international coalition forces in Afghanistan killed more civilians in 2019 than have the Taliban and other militants.    &...
22:16, 07/30/2019

US To Keep 8,600 Troops In Afghanistan After Deal With Taliban: Trump President Donald Trump on Thursday said that US troop levels in Afghanistan will drop to 8,600 if a deal is reached with the Taliban and that a perman...
19:16, 08/29/2019

At Least 34 Killed In Afghanistan As Bus Hits "Taliban" Bomb At least 34 people were killed in western Afghanistan Wednesday when the bus they were travelling in hit a roadside bomb, officials said, a day after ...
17:48, 07/31/2019

UN says Taliban captives in Afghanistan subjected to abuse KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.N. says Taliban captives in Afghanistan have been subjected to abuse, ill-treatment and actions that may amount to tor...
08:32, 05/26/2019

US stops Taliban territory tracking in Afghanistan The US military has said that the NATO mission in Afghanistan is no longer collecting data on how much of the country is controlled by military insurg...
15:48, 05/01/2019

US and Taliban reach agreement 'in principle' on Afghanistan President Donald Trump's special envoy for Afghanistan said Monday that the US and the Taliban have reached an agreement "in principle," pending final...
11:01, 09/03/2019

Afghanistan "Concerned" About US-Taliban Deal, Seeks Clarification The Afghan government expressed doubts Wednesday about a prospective deal between the US and the Taliban, saying officials need more information about...
01:16, 09/05/2019

Afghanistan releases hundreds of Taliban prisoners without conditions The Afghan government this month released 490 Taliban fighters and commanders from its prisons, as part of a goodwill gesture to persuade the militant...
20:48, 06/14/2019

Fighting in Afghanistan escalates as US and Taliban 'close to deal' The US is "at the threshold of an agreement" with the Taliban, the US envoy in Afghanistan has said. But the militant Islamist group has stepped up as...
17:00, 09/01/2019

Afghanistan: Dozens killed after bus hits 'Taliban' bomb Afghan officials have accused the Taliban of planting a roadside bomb in the western province of Farah. Civilians often take the brunt of fighting bet...
11:16, 07/31/2019

Afghanistan: Taliban attack Kabul as US envoy visits An explosion in the Afghan capital has killed several civilians and wounded dozens. The attack came after a US envoy briefed the government on a draft...
11:01, 09/03/2019

US and Taliban could be forced into awkward alliance to take out ISIS in Afghanistan It may have seemed inconceivable 18 years ago following the September 11 terrorist attacks and the invasion of Afghanistan, but the United States is i...
17:48, 08/27/2019

What Do the Taliban Want in Afghanistan? A Lost Constitution Offers Clues. Deep resistance to democracy and protections for minorities within the Taliban code will emerge as huge hurdles if the insurgents seek agreement with ...
13:00, 06/28/2019

2 U.S. Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan in What Taliban Call an Ambush The latest American military deaths, bringing this year’s total to nine in the country, come days before the latest round of peace talks between the U...
11:48, 06/26/2019

US and Taliban reach agreement 'in principle' on Afghanistan, envoy says President Donald Trump's special envoy for Afghanistan said Monday that the US and the Taliban have reached an agreement "in principle," pending final...
23:00, 09/03/2019

U.S. Military Stops Counting How Much of Afghanistan Is Controlled by Taliban “It’s like turning off the scoreboard,” one American official said of the decision, which eliminates an important public measure of progress in the wa...
06:16, 05/01/2019

Afghanistan: Taliban car bomb kills several people in Kabul The Taliban has claimed responsibility for a car bomb that has killed at least 14 people and well over 100 injured in the Afghan capital Kabul. Violen...
16:48, 08/07/2019

Taliban say agreement on US troop withdrawal in Afghanistan is close The Taliban said Wednesday they were close to an agreement with U.S. officials on an Afghanistan peace deal that could bring 14,000 U.S. troops home. ...
22:48, 08/29/2019

Taliban attack kills 14 militiamen in western Afghanistan An Afghan official says the Taliban have killed at least 14 members of a pro-government militia in an attack on checkpoints in the western Ghor provin...
12:16, 06/08/2019

Taliban attack kills 8 election officials in Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan officials say Taliban insurgents have killed eight people in a bomb attack targeting election officials in southern Kandah...
14:32, 06/30/2019

Afghanistan focused on peace despite Trump The Afghan Presidency says U.S. President Donald Trump's calling off of talks with the Taliban reflects concerns raised in Afghanistan, and that ...
07:16, 09/10/2019

Taliban takes responsibility for deadly Afghanistan hospital bombing A suicide truck bomber devastated a hospital in southern Afghanistan, leaving 20 dead and up to 100 injured. The Taliban claimed responsibility for th...
15:00, 09/19/2019

UN: NATO-allied forces in Afghanistan killed more civilians than Taliban The UN has urged forces in Afghanistan to immediately "reduce the terrible harm being inflicted" on civilians. The US and its NATO and Afghan allies h...
16:48, 07/30/2019

2 U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan; Taliban says they died in an ambush Two U.S. service members were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday, the American-led NATO mission in Afghanistan said in a statement.    ...
16:48, 06/26/2019

UN: US, allies killed more civilians than Taliban in Afghanistan in first half of 2019 The UN has urged forces in Afghanistan to immediately "reduce the terrible harm being inflicted" on civilians. The US and allied forces in Afghanistan...
20:48, 07/30/2019

In Trump’s Taliban Snub, a Shift of Fortune for Afghanistan’s President Elections in which Ashraf Ghani is seeking re-election had been held hostage to peace talks with the Taliban. Then President Trump pulled the plug on ...
22:48, 09/10/2019

US To Pull Troops From 5 Bases In Afghanistan Under Proposed Taliban Deal The US military is set to pull troops from five Afghan bases under a proposed deal with the Taliban, the US envoy leading talks with the insurgents sa...
01:48, 09/03/2019

14 dead and 145 people injured in Taliban bomb attack in Afghanistan Fourteen people were killed and 145 injured by a Taliban suicide attack in Afghanistan on Wednesday, a spokesman for the country's ministry of interio...
21:16, 08/07/2019

Taliban launches 'massive' attack on Kunduz in northern Afghanistan Assault comes as US continues to seek agreement with insurgent group on ending what is America’s longest warThe Taliban have launched a new attack on ...
16:16, 08/31/2019

At Least 5 Dead After Taliban Attacks U.S.-Based Aid Group Offices in Afghanistan (KABUL, Afghanistan) — Taliban fighters attacked the offices of a U.S.-based aid organization in the Afghan capital on Wednesday, setting off a ...
21:32, 05/08/2019

20 Killed In Afghanistan As Taliban Truck Bomb Explodes Near Hospital A Taliban truck bomb killed at least 20 people and wounded 95 when it exploded near a hospital in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, a provincial offic...
20:18, 09/19/2019

Taliban suicide attacks in Afghanistan leave dozens dead Explosions at election rally and in central Kabul follow collapse of US-Taliban peace talksTaliban suicide bombers killed at least 48 people and wound...
04:01, 09/18/2019

6 dead, more than 100 wounded in Taliban bomb attack in Afghanistan’s capital The Taliban claimed the attack, which came as the insurgents were holding their latest round of talks with U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in the Gulf sta...
16:16, 07/02/2019

US envoy for Afghanistan on 2-week peace mission WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. envoy for Afghanistan is traveling to Afghanistan and also Belgium, Germany, Pakistan, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates o...
20:32, 06/01/2019

The U.S. is Close to a Peace Deal With the Taliban, Officials Say The U.S. and the Taliban both say they are close to calling it peace after 18 years of war and multiple rounds of tense but cordial negotiations betwe...
03:16, 08/09/2019

Ahead of potential deal with the Taliban, Pompeo says U.S. ‘delivered’ on mission in Afghanistan The potential peace deal between the United States and the Taliban has been tested by repeated Taliban bombings and is opposed by President Trump’s na...
22:01, 09/05/2019

US may withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan as part of proposed Taliban deal The Pentagon is preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan as part of a proposed peace deal with the Taliban, U.S. officials told Fox ...
09:16, 08/02/2019

Taliban launch 'massive attack' on northern Afghanistan city, government says The Taliban have launched a major attack in the northern Afghanistan city of Kunduz, the government said on Saturday, igniting gun battles with securi...
22:48, 08/31/2019

‘Voting means you’re crazy’: fear of Taliban haunts Afghanistan’s ballot There have been attacks on a campaign rally and a candidate: voters say they are afraid for their livesAfghanistan must choose a new president this we...
10:16, 09/22/2019

Taliban kills eight election commission employees in south Afghanistan-officials Taliban fighters killed eight election commission employees on Saturday night inside a district center in Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar,...
13:16, 06/30/2019

Peace deal in Afghanistan closer than ever before, says NATO chief NATO's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday that there was a real chance for peace in Afghanistan as U.S.-Taliban peace talks continue i...
04:16, 08/06/2019

PM Modi Meets Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani At SCO Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit in B...
05:32, 06/14/2019

Afghan government has concerns about U.S.-Taliban peace deal The Afghan government has concerns about the draft peace agreement reached between U.S. and Taliban negotiators and wants further clarification, Presi...
12:32, 09/04/2019

U.S., Taliban begin new peace negotiations for Afghan withdrawal Discussions between U.S. and Taliban mediators started Wednesday in Qatar with the goal of creating a lasting peace and a phased withdrawal of America...
16:16, 05/01/2019

UN envoy: Goal now must be Afghan-Taliban peace negotiations The U.N. envoy for Afghanistan says all peace efforts including a new initiative by Germany and Qatar for talks among Afghans must be directed at star...
02:16, 06/20/2019

Taliban Attack Afghan City as They Talk Peace With U.S. Militants attacked from several directions on Kunduz city, which they have entered twice in recent years, even as peace negotiations continued in Qata...
11:48, 08/31/2019

Taliban Open New Front Against Aid Workers While Talking Peace The group was unusually harsh in its rhetoric toward main target, pointing out U.S. ties, even as peace talks with American envoys continued in Qatar....
15:32, 05/09/2019

Elite drone and attack helicopter task force still hunts Taliban in Afghanistan Attack drones, fixed-wing surveillance aircraft and Apache helicopters continue to patrol the Afghanistan skies to find and destroy enemy targets and ...
15:32, 05/02/2019

Deal with Taliban that would bring US troops home just the first step of two-stage plan to end war in Afghanistan THE BEGINNING OF THE END?: The United States is reportedly close to announcing a deal with the Taliban under which it would withdraw thousands of U.S....
15:16, 08/02/2019

Taliban suicide bomber, gunmen attack police headquarters in northern Afghanistan A Taliban suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden car at a police headquarters in northern Afghanistan followed by clashes between gunmen and se...
14:48, 05/05/2019

How the Taliban remained dominant in Afghanistan: Terrifying tactics and an advancing weapons arsenal As the United States and the Taliban edge closer to inking a “peace deal” – having reportedly ironed out discrepancies over U.S pullout from Afghanist...
06:16, 08/07/2019

US preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan as part of proposed Taliban deal The Pentagon is preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan as part of a proposed peace deal with the Taliban, U.S. officials told Fox ...
07:48, 08/02/2019

UN Mission in Afghanistan gravely concerned about ill-treatment of prisoners by Taliban, following first-hand testimony The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) expressed “grave concern” on Sunday over “credible accounts” it has been given that Taliban militants...
15:00, 05/26/2019

Afghanistan War veterans, still waiting for a peace deal, ask: Was the sacrifice worth it? After 18 years of the U.S.-led war in Afghanistan, some veterans are questioning whether the conflict was worth it.       ...
03:32, 09/22/2019

Afghanistan Peace Process Should Have Full Consent Of Its People: Centre Days after US President Donald Trump called off negotiations with the Taliban, the centre on Thursday said any peace process should have "full consent...
04:32, 09/13/2019

Taliban say "occupation" must end for Afghan peace as delegates meet in Moscow A Taliban delegation met a group of senior Afghan politicians in Moscow on Tuesday, insisting that international forces must leave Afghanistan for pea...
13:00, 05/28/2019

Afghans, Taliban talk in Qatar about peace as war rages at home Wary representatives of Afghan society met Taliban officials in Qatar on Monday for a second day of talks, with bloody insurgent attacks back home cas...
00:00, 07/09/2019

Ready To Be Guarantor For Afghan Peace Deal Between US, Taliban: Russia Russia is ready to be a guarantor of any peace deal for Afghanistan agreed between the United States and the Taliban, the Russian foreign ministry sai...
21:48, 08/28/2019

Afghan leader in Pakistan to talk ties, peace with Taliban ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Afghan president has arrived on his first visit to Pakistan, in an attempt to forge a fresh relationship with Prime Minister Imra...
08:48, 06/27/2019

Mike Pompeo: U.S. wants peace deal but Taliban must meet terms Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that things are "about to get worse" for the Taliban after President Donald Trump canceled secret peace tal...
19:48, 09/08/2019

As U.S.-Taliban deal nears, Afghanistan’s Ghani hardens resolve to hold elections on time President Ashraf Ghani rejected concerns about security, including the fact that insurgent threats will keep 2,000 out of 7,400 polling places closed....
07:48, 08/26/2019

Trump expected to sign off on Taliban deal to bring 5,000 US troops home after nearly 18 years in Afghanistan THE DEAL IS DONE: President Trump is being presented today with a draft agreement with the Taliban that would provide for the phased withdrawal of mor...
02:32, 09/04/2019

Pompeo in Kabul: ‘the hour has come for peace’ in Afghanistan, US ‘prepared to remove our forces’ U.S. PREPARED TO LEAVE: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States is close to a deal with the Taliban on ending its support of terrorism i...
16:00, 06/26/2019

Global Peace Index: Afghanistan ranks as world's least peaceful nation; U.S. No. 128 The world is "considerably less peaceful now" than it was a decade ago, as the Middle East has become more violent and terrorist attacks have risen, t...
05:32, 06/14/2019

As Afghanistan Seeks Peace, Social Media Raises Fear of Reprisals The spread of graphic imagery of killings in a war that reaches so deep into local communities threatens to fuel vengeance beyond any U.S.-Taliban dea...
19:48, 09/04/2019

Afghan leaders begin peace summit in Pakistan ISLAMABAD (AP) — Dozens of Afghan political leaders are holding a peace conference in neighboring Pakistan to pave the way for further Afghan-to-Afgha...
13:16, 06/22/2019

Taliban spokesman Suhail Shaheen: 'We had finalized a peace deal with Americans' In an exclusive interview with DW, Suhail Shaheen, the Taliban's spokesman in Doha, said the insurgent group is committed to peace talks despite US Pr...
01:16, 09/11/2019

Stressing War’s Toll, Taliban and Afghan Representatives Agree to Peace Road Map In two days of often emotional discussions that for first time included the Afghan government, Taliban and Afghan officials called for ending civilian...
11:32, 07/09/2019

Donald Trump scraps peace deal with Taliban over Kabul bombing US President Donald Trump has said he cancelled a peace deal with the Taliban after a bombing in the past week in Kabul that killed 12 people, includi...
13:32, 09/08/2019

Taliban attack Afghan province as doubts on peace deal grow Taliban fighters launched fresh assaults in the western Afghan province of Farah on Friday, government officials said, part of a wave of violence that...
02:48, 09/07/2019

UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against ‘sustainable peace’ The United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result ...
19:16, 04/28/2019

7 dead, 55 wounded after Taliban suicide bomber, gunmen attack police headquarters in northern Afghanistan At least seven people were killed and 55 wounded after a Taliban suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden car at a police headquarters in norther...
17:16, 05/05/2019

Despite progress towards peace, Afghanistan facing ‘daunting challenges’ ahead of presidential vote The UN Special Representative in Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, hailed on-going efforts made towards peace and the engagement of women and youth acr...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Donald Trump’s ‘peace agreement’ is a betrayal of Afghanistan and its people | Simon Tisdall This cut-and-run policy will leave the country trapped in a conflict with the Taliban and fail the casualties of warIf Donald Trump has his way a “pea...
21:00, 08/19/2019

Palestinian leaders say U.S. plans for ‘Peace to Prosperity’ summit slights them Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh said Palestinians were not interested in improving life under Israeli occupation but in ending ...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Taliban Arrive in Moscow Days After Trump Declares Peace Deal ‘Dead’ (ISLAMABAD) — A Taliban official says the insurgent group’s negotiating team has arrived in the Russian capital just days after U.S. Presi...
21:48, 09/13/2019

Afghan president shuns foreign interference as U.S.-Taliban peace deal looms The Taliban control roughly half of Afghanistan and are at their strongest since the U.S.-led invasion toppled their five-year-old government in 2001....
21:35, 08/11/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens flat ahead of G20 summit Canada's main stock index opened little changed on Thursday as investors stayed on the sidelines amid conflicting reports on whether the United States...
17:16, 06/27/2019

Inclusive peace in Afghanistan means ‘women at the centre’ urges UN deputy chief in Kabul The UN deputy chief issued an impassioned plea on Sunday for Afghans to reconcile with the past and put “women at the centre” of all efforts to forge ...
19:48, 07/21/2019

The US’s Middle East ‘peace summit’ is nonsense. Palestinians are right to boycott it | Ian Black The Trump administration is notoriously biased towards Israel, and its $50bn offer to Palestinians pointedly avoids land rightsIn the toxic history of...
16:00, 06/25/2019

Peace discussion in Kabul opens under a political cloud Some critics are boycotting the event, which seeks to build consensus among 3,200 Afghans on negotiations with the Taliban, calling it a political stu...
01:48, 04/30/2019

Bureau of Prisons confirms release of ‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh, captured on Afghanistan battlefield in 2001 TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Bureau of Prisons confirms release of ‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh, captured on Afghanistan battlefield i...
16:48, 05/23/2019

South Korea’s President Calls the Trump-Kim Border Summit the ‘Start of an Era of Peace’ (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea’s president on Tuesday called a recent U.S.-North Korean summit at the Korean border an end of mutual h...
23:00, 07/02/2019

Afghan peace deal in doubt as American solider among dozen killed by Taliban bomb in Kabul The Taliban took credit for a car bomb that killed two NATO service members, including an American, a day after U.S. officials said they had the basis...
22:32, 09/05/2019

Annual UN women activists’ summit opens with focus on services, infrastructure A wheelchair-bound Pakistani mother who yearned to visit a park without worrying about ramp access, and a young South Sudanese woman who dreams of hav...
19:00, 04/28/2019

As satanic groups rise, Vatican opens up exorcism summit to non-Catholics With a rise in reported demonic possessions and devil worship in the era of social media, the Roman Catholic Church opened its doors to non-Catholics ...
23:32, 05/10/2019

'Jilted bride': As South Korea marks peace summit, North stays aloof Along forest trails below a bare mountain peak that until last year was a vantage point for a North Korean guard post, a group of around 20 ordinary S...
11:16, 04/29/2019

Trump to pitch Israeli-Palestinian peace plan at Camp David summit with Arab leaders: reports The Trump administration is set to host a peace summit with Arab leaders at Camp David in September to pitch its much-awaited political solution of th...
09:16, 08/01/2019

Taliban say gap narrowing in talks with US ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban say the gap is narrowing in talks with Washington’s special peace envoy over a timetable for the withdrawal of U.S....
11:00, 05/04/2019

Trump talks up economy, talks down Fed amid mixed data President Donald Trump said U.S. economic growth could be record-setting if the Federal Reserve would only lower interest rates further, as reports on...
18:48, 08/22/2019

| Trump says US-Taliban talks are 'dead' President Donald Trump says that long-running talks with the Taliban that were meant to end with a withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan are now "d...
22:16, 09/09/2019

US, Taliban To Hold More Talks On Ending War The United States and the Taliban will open fresh negotiations next week, the US negotiator said Saturday, as he voiced hope for progress in ending Am...
03:32, 06/23/2019

U.S., Taliban end Qatar talks with no agreement United States and Taliban negotiators have ended their eighth round of peace talks in Qatar without a deal, but both sides agreed to consult with thei...
00:48, 08/13/2019

Fighting picks up in Afghanistan after talks collapse Fighting has picked up in several areas of northern Afghanistan, officials said on Wednesday, days after the collapse of talks between the United Stat...
12:17, 09/11/2019

Trump says Afghanistan talks are dead ‘as far as I’m concerned’ “We had a meeting scheduled. It was my idea. And it was my idea to terminate it,” Trump said of his now-scuttled plan to meet with Afghan and Taliban ...
03:16, 09/10/2019

Taliban Says "Americans Will Suffer More" For Cancelling Talks The Taliban on Sunday said US President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to cancel peace talks would lead to fresh losses to American lives in Afghanist...
17:16, 09/08/2019

US, Taliban open Doha talks in fresh bid to end war A fresh round of talks between the U.S. and the Taliban began in Qatar, just days after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington is hoping ...
16:48, 06/29/2019

Taliban says gap closing in talks with US for troop withdrawal Talks between the Taliban and the peace envoy over a timetable for the withdrawal of U.S. troops in Afghanistan are narrowing a gap between both sides...
20:16, 05/04/2019

US envoy in Pakistan ahead of key Taliban talks US peace envoy to Afghanistan is meeting with Pakistan’s prime minister and other top officials before traveling to Qatar for a crucial round of peace...
20:16, 08/01/2019

Taliban Says Moving Closer To A Deal In Talks With US US and Taliban negotiators moved closer Tuesday to a deal, the insurgent group said, as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo voiced guarded hope for a deal ...
21:48, 08/28/2019

U.S. Envoy Hails Latest Talks With Taliban as the Best Ever KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. peace envoy to Afghanistan said Saturday that for the first time he can report “substantive” progress ...
03:00, 07/07/2019

Taliban and U.S. Start New Round of Talks in Qatar As fighting intensifies across Afghanistan, American and insurgent envoys — though none from the Afghan government — will discuss a possible troop wit...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Opinion: Trump calling off Taliban talks is not the end The US president's surprise announcement has stalled negotiations. But neither the US nor the Taliban can risk scrapping the troop pullout deal entire...
04:48, 09/09/2019

Afghan war — What to expect from the US-Taliban Doha talks The US and the Taliban are close to finalizing a deal to end the 18-year-long Afghan war. But Kabul is still not completely on board, and this could c...
21:16, 08/27/2019

Trump: U.S. will maintain 8,600 troops in Afghanistan amid withdrawal President Donald Trump announced plans Thursday to maintain a presence of 8,600 troops in Afghanistan in the midst of a large-scale withdrawal from th...
02:16, 08/30/2019

US approves support for Pakistan's F-16s amid Afghanistan outreach The logistical support for the fighter jets comes days after Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan met with Donald Trump in Washington. Pakistan has pro...
12:00, 07/27/2019

GamesBeat Summit: Watch all the Day 1 talks Here you can watch all the video from the first day of sessions at GamesBeat Summit 2019. This includes the big talk between Ted Price and Vince Zampe...
00:16, 05/03/2019

Germany in push to resurrect Afghan talks with Taliban Germany, a leading donor and member of the NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan, has been talking with the Taliban and the Afghan government in an effort...
14:00, 05/26/2019

US-Taliban talks: DW reporters' firsthand account from Doha Journalists are eagerly awaiting a breakthrough in the US-Taliban talks in Doha, Qatar as the two sides continue to iron out details of a deal. But re...
05:16, 08/31/2019

US-Taliban Talks Cancelled Over Kabul Bombing, Says Trump US Taliban Talks Called Off: US President Donald Trump said Saturday he had called off a secret summit with the Taliban and Afghanistan's leader, abru...
09:48, 09/08/2019

| Afghan-Taliban talks could happen within two weeks: minister Direct talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban could begin within the next two weeks, an Afghan official says, marking a potentially cruci...
03:48, 07/28/2019

US envoy launches new push on Afghan talks with Taliban ISLAMABAD (AP) — Renewed efforts are underway to jumpstart stalled peace talks with the Taliban as a U.S. envoy is in Kabul and Pakistani and Afghan o...
12:00, 06/10/2019

Why did President Donald Trump call off Taliban talks? Last week, the US and Taliban negotiators told DW in Doha that a draft agreement had almost been agreed upon. So President Trump's decision to call of...
04:48, 09/09/2019

Taliban: No direct talks with Kabul until US troop withdrawal An Afghan government official had earlier said a delegation would meet the Taliban within the next two weeks in Europe. The militant group dubs the go...
11:16, 07/28/2019

Russia hosts Taliban delegation following collapse of US talks Insurgent group visits Moscow days after after Donald Trump declares US negotiations with Afghan group ‘dead’A Taliban delegation has held talks with ...
15:32, 09/15/2019

Once Shunned by Trump, Pakistan Now an Ally in Taliban Talks Pakistan is now cooperating with U.S. to help pressure the Taliban to strike a peace deal in Afghanistan, with the aim of extricating the U.S. from it...
20:48, 07/19/2019

Afghan Forces Hit With Wave of Attacks on Eve of Taliban Talks The violence came as Afghan politicians and Taliban members prepared to celebrate 100 years of diplomatic relations with Russia, and to speak informal...
20:16, 05/28/2019

Kabul Bombing Kills at Least 40 as Taliban Talks Resume Attackers set off bombs that wrecked a war museum and TV station, but it was unclear what the target was. Militants were still holed up in a nearby De...
12:16, 07/01/2019

Taliban say killing of leader's brother will not derail U.S. talks Afghan Taliban officials said on Saturday the killing of the brother of their leader in a bomb attack would not derail talks with the United States ai...
20:00, 08/17/2019

Taliban Talks Hit a Wall Over Deeper Disagreements, Officials Say The insurgents were resisting a grand plan for finalizing and announcing the deal, which would have brought them to Camp David along with Afghan presi...
17:16, 09/08/2019

Trump says he has scheduled talks with China's Xi during G20 summit President Donald Trump said on Monday he expected Chinese President Xi Jinping to be at the Group of 20 summit in Japan this month and the two are sc...
03:00, 06/11/2019

EU summit: Marathon leadership talks delayed again EU leaders are deeply divided over who should succeed European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. More than 18 hours of talks in Brussels have ...
14:48, 07/01/2019

Talks stall at special EU leadership summit EU leaders are deeply divided over who should succeed European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker. Council president Donald Tusk paused the summ...
06:32, 07/01/2019

G7 summit in Biarritz winds down after three days of talks Iran, trade and the Amazonian wildfires have dominated discussions at the summit of the group of advanced industrialized economies. Here are the key d...
03:16, 08/27/2019

'American Taliban' Lindh released from U.S. prison amid concerns John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was freed early from federal prison on Thursday after servin...
18:32, 05/23/2019

Afghan Taliban send team to Russia after U.S. talks collapse The Taliban have sent a delegation to Russia to discuss prospects for a withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan following the collapse of talks wit...
12:32, 09/14/2019

Trump Declares U.S.-Taliban Talks Dead, Makes New Threat The president warned the U.S. could do “certain things” that would cost millions of lives in a move to end the war, a step he said he doesn’t want to ...
04:32, 09/10/2019

US, Taliban Resume Talks After Rival Afghans Agree To End Bloodshed US and Taliban officials will on Tuesday resume talks in Qatar aimed at ending Afghanistan's 18-year war, hours after a delegation of Afghan citizens ...
19:16, 07/09/2019

Afghan Taliban Sends Delegation Russia After Talks With US Collapse The Taliban have sent a delegation to Russia to discuss prospects for a withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan following the collapse of talks wit...
12:32, 09/14/2019

More Americans will die after Trump abruptly ends Afghan talks, Taliban say President Donald Trump's decision to cancel Afghan peace talks will cost more American lives, the Taliban said on Sunday while the United States promi...
03:16, 09/09/2019

Taliban says progress made at Afghan talks in Moscow but no breakthrough A Taliban official said on Thursday that decent progress had been made at talks with a group of senior Afghan politicians in Moscow but that there had...
12:48, 05/30/2019

Taliban say progress made at Afghan talks in Moscow but no breakthrough A Taliban official said on Thursday that decent progress had been made at talks with a group of senior Afghan politicians in Moscow but that there had...
14:32, 05/30/2019

Taliban Vows To Fight On After US President Trump Says Talks Are "Dead" The Taliban this morning vowed to continue fighting against US forces in Afghanistan after President Donald Trump said talks with insurgents were "dea...
12:00, 09/10/2019

Not ‘optional': Top lawmaker demands US envoy for Taliban talks testify The Trump administration's point man for negotiations with the Taliban could soon face a subpoena to testify before Congress about his work as a top l...
21:16, 09/06/2019

Afghans Supported by U.S. Repel Taliban to Increase Leverage in Talks Afghans supported by U.S. forces push back against the Taliban in a small farming district to help increase leverage in the Doha peace talks. But it’s...
20:48, 06/24/2019

John Bolton's departure could resurrect Trump's Taliban talks President’s Trump’s split with former national security adviser John Bolton could foreshadow an effort to revive the Taliban peace talks that delivere...
20:48, 09/13/2019

Intra-Afghan talks only after U.S. agrees to withdraw troops: Taliban The Taliban said on Sunday they will not hold direct talks with the Afghan government and rejected a statement from a senior minister about plans to h...
12:48, 07/28/2019

Blast in Kabul Kills 14 and Injures 145 as Taliban Continue Talks With U.S. Insurgents said they were responsible for the large blast outside a security facility in the Afghan capital as they negotiated in Qatar with American ...
16:48, 08/07/2019

Afghan Government Praises Trump Suspension of U.S.-Taliban Talks The Afghan government praised President Trump’s decision to cancel a secret meeting with Afghan and Taliban leaders at Camp David and suspend U.S. neg...
18:48, 09/08/2019

Latest Round Of US-Taliban Talks Ends, Official Says They Were Productive Taliban and US negotiators have wrapped up their latest round of talks for a deal that would see America shrink its troop presence in Afghanistan, bot...
20:04, 08/12/2019

U.S. Envoy Meets Afghan Leader Over Taliban Talks, Official Says (KABUL, Afghanistan) — An Afghan official says U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has met with President Ashraf Ghani in the capital, Kabul, to brief h...
09:32, 09/02/2019

Afghanistan Seeks To Arrest Top Soccer Figure Amid Sex Abuse Allegations Afghan officials issued an arrest warrant Sunday for former Afghan soccer chief Keramuddin Keram, amid an investigation into allegations he had sexual...
07:32, 06/10/2019

Preview: Hosts England Take On Lowly Afghanistan Amid Injuries Concerns Both England and Afghanistan have played four matches so far in the tournament. England have won three matches and are currently at fourth place in th...
07:16, 06/18/2019

Civilians ‘must never be a target,’ says UN in Afghanistan, amid troubling number of casualties during Ramadan The United Nations has urged all parties to the “ongoing intense conflict” across Afghanistan to meet their obligations to protect civilians from harm...
18:00, 06/10/2019

Why is the Afghan peace process not moving beyond talks? Washington and the Taliban are set to hold a new round of peace talks in Doha. The group has so far held several meetings with the US, and a number of...
16:16, 06/28/2019

Were Afghan peace talks in Qatar a success? Representatives of the Afghan government and the Taliban reached an agreement on a roadmap to end nearly 18 years of war. But much more difficult work...
17:48, 07/09/2019

Trump lashes out at US media amid tense G-7 summit ​WASHINGTON — President Trump said other world leaders are asking with why the American media is “rooting” for the country “to fail&...
03:16, 08/26/2019

US and North Korea in talks to set up third Trump-Kim summit, Seoul says It comes four months after a second meeting between the leaders in Hanoi collapsed without any agreement.        ...
16:00, 06/26/2019

Serbia, Kosovo agree to talks following Berlin summit A Balkan summit in Berlin has ended with Serbia and Kosovo agreeing to work together to diffuse existing tensions. Chancellor Angela Merkel and French...
15:48, 05/01/2019

North Korea, US in talks for 3rd Trump-Kim summit, Seoul says North Korean and U.S. officials are holding "behind-the-scenes talks" to arrange a third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader...
18:16, 06/26/2019

PM In Japan For G20 Summit, All Eyes On Talks With Trump: 10 Points Hours after PM Modi reached Japan early this morning for the G20 summit, US President Donald Trump tweeted that he is looking forward to speaking with...
08:00, 06/27/2019

U.S., North Korea in behind-the-scenes talks over third summit, Moon says The United States is in behind-the-scenes talks with North Korea over a possible third summit and has proposed working-level negotiations that have be...
12:48, 06/26/2019

New York firefighters recall 9/11 victims in wake of cancelled Taliban talks Firefighters are still dying from the effects of the 2001 terror attacks and colleagues had mixed reactions to diplomatic movesNew York firefighters, ...
06:32, 09/12/2019

Republicans and Democrats denounce Trump's shock Taliban talks revelation Amy Klobuchar: ‘This isn’t a gameshow. These are terrorists’Liz Cheney says Taliban should never visit Camp DavidDonald Trump’s shock announcement tha...
04:32, 09/10/2019

Taliban kill 26 government militiamen as talks enter crucial stage Taliban militants killed at least 26 members of a pro-government militia in north Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, as the militants and U.S. n...
15:16, 06/29/2019

Taliban visits Moscow days after Trump says talks with group are ‘dead’ MOSCOW — A negotiating team from the Taliban arrived Friday in Russia, a representative told The Associated Press, just days after US President Donal...
05:32, 09/14/2019

U.S., Taliban resume talks after rival Afghans agree steps to end bloodshed U.S. and Taliban officials will on Tuesday resume talks in Qatar aimed at ending Afghanistan's 18-year war, hours after a delegation of Afghan citizen...
09:00, 07/09/2019

Taliban launches major attack on Afghan city, as talks with US go on in Doha Taliban militants launched an attack on the Afghan city of Kunduz from multiple directions early Saturday morning, a Defense Ministry spokesman said -...
06:48, 09/01/2019

Taliban Negotiators Meet With Russian Officials After Trump Ends Talks Taliban representatives have held talks with Russian officials in an apparent effort to restart discussions with the U.S., days after President Trump ...
08:16, 09/15/2019

Relentless Taliban violence casts a pall over 'slow' Afghan talks Talks with the Taliban on ending Afghanistan's war are making steady but slow progress, the chief U.S. envoy involved in the negotiations said on Frid...
15:48, 05/10/2019

Trump vows to leave ‘strong intelligence’ in Afghanistan amid troop withdrawal President Trump has vowed to leave “strong intelligence” in Afghanistan as he oversees US troop withdrawal from the country after 18 years of a milita...
10:16, 07/02/2019

Rot in peace: Sites lacking for whale corpses amid die-off PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — So many gray whales are washing up on the U.S. West Coast that the federal agency that deals with the rotting carcasses is runni...
09:00, 06/21/2019

Ukraine's Zelenskiy proposes peace talks with Putin The Ukrainian president, who has said resolving ongoing disputes with Russia would be his top priority, has called for internationally mediated talks....
19:48, 07/08/2019

Women seek voice in Afghan peace talks Afghan women are demanding a strong voice in peace talks between the government and the Taliban but are so far meeting resistance. (April 29)  &...
17:32, 04/29/2019

Opinion: Key steps needed for Cameroon peace talks Switzerland has agreed to mediate talks between the government of Cameroon and separatist leaders aimed at faciliating a peaceful resolution to a thre...
00:16, 07/18/2019

White House says Afghan peace talks are 'proceeding' President Donald Trump met with his national security team on Friday to discuss Afghan peace talks and the meeting went "very well, and negotiations a...
10:48, 08/18/2019

After Kashmir, Nagaland Next? Governor Says No, Focus Is On Peace Talks A day after the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir was abolished, newly-appointed Nagaland governor and centre's interlocutor for the Naga peac...
17:48, 08/06/2019

Ukraine calls for more peace talks after four die in eastern Donbass Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy urged the leaders of Russia, Germany and France to resume talks on a peaceful solution to the separatist confl...
19:16, 08/06/2019

Ukraine summit in Paris delayed amid continued bickering A new Normandy-format meeting to end the war in eastern Ukraine has proven difficult to put together. Breakthroughs leading to peace have been elusive...
18:48, 09/21/2019

Qatar says Saudi Arabia invites it to summit amid boycott DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The energy-rich Arab nation of Qatar says its ruling emir received a letter from the king of Saudi Arabia. The lett...
10:00, 05/27/2019

Nepal marks 1st Everest summit amid debate over permits KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal has commemorated the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest amid a climbing season marred by the highest death...
12:48, 05/29/2019

US to commemorate 9/11 victims amid controversy over Trump inviting Taliban to Camp David Americans prepare to remember the victims of 9/11 while controversy rages about President Donald Trump's canceled plans to meet with the Taliban....
14:48, 09/10/2019

Steven Mnuchin: U.S.-China trade talks progress unlikely before G-20 summit U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday talks on trade war with China are unlikely to resolve anything before the G-20 summit later this ...
01:48, 06/09/2019

G-20 talks trade, finance as Japan readies for Osaka summit FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Trade and economy ministers of the Group of 20 major economies are meeting in Japan to discuss ways to reorder trade rules and f...
06:32, 06/09/2019

Donald Trump and Boris Johnson to hold talks during G7 summit Boris Johnson is heading to his first international summit as prime minister - and meetings with Donald Trump, the EU and other world leaders on the a...
06:32, 08/24/2019

Afghan President Inherits Long-Sought Role After U.S. Ends Taliban Talks President Trump’s decision to cancel a U.S.-Taliban deal and end negotiations effectively hands Afghan President Ashraf Ghani the control he has long ...
01:48, 09/11/2019

Trump declares US-Taliban talks 'dead' after cancelling Camp David meeting Taliban says Trump sabotaged ‘finalised’ Afghanistan dealExperts doubt Kabul attack was real reason for cancellationDonald Trump has declared talks be...
04:32, 09/10/2019

Lindsey Graham to offer backstop plan for Afghanistan, amid troop withdrawal concerns Sen. Lindsey Graham plans to introduce legislation as early as next month to create a backstop measure in Afghanistan requiring the secretaries of sta...
20:48, 08/22/2019

Peace amid cascades: national parks in Croatia and Bosnia Plitvice Lakes national park in Croatia is booming, but quieter areas with crystal-clear rivers to enjoy are nearby, including across the border in Bo...
15:00, 07/16/2019

‘Liberalism Is Obsolete,’ Russian President Vladimir Putin Says Amid G20 Summit The liberal ideology that has underpinned Western democracy for decades is “obsolete,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an intervi...
16:32, 06/28/2019

Trump and Johnson look to use G-7 summit to fortify their relationship amid skepticism of both leaders Their first formal meeting marks a chance, officials said, to forge stronger ties between the two nations after years of tense relations and Twitter i...
06:32, 08/25/2019

Afghan peace talks: Renewed bid to kick-start progress Rival Afghan factions are set to meet in Doha on Sunday in an attempt to make headway in the country's long-stalled political deadlock. Qatar and Germ...
17:16, 07/05/2019

Pak Says Wants To Open Peace Talks With India, Conducts Missile Test Pakistan has signalled a willingness to open peace talks with India as Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears set to return to power after the national ...
11:32, 05/23/2019

Not Happy With The Way Peace Talks Are Going, Naga Group Tells PM Modi All may not be well with the Naga peace talks, which are now in a very advanced stage. Two recent letters from Naga militant group NSCN(IM) indicate t...
20:48, 08/08/2019

Pakistan PM to urge Trump to restart Afghan peace talks Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Wednesday that he would urge U.S. President Donald Trump next week to revive Afghanistan peace talks with t...
16:33, 09/18/2019

From Cars To Bullet Trains, PM Talks Ties With Japan Ahead Of G20 Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the ties between India and Japan will become stronger in ''New India'' as he thanked the Indian diaspora...
18:32, 06/27/2019

Trump and Pakistani PM Khan meet amid tense relations, discuss ending Afghanistan conflict President Trump met with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday as the two nations work to mend relations that have been strained since the Uni...
22:48, 07/22/2019

U.S. Seeks to Reassure Afghan Military Amid Uncertainty Over a Peace Deal The leader of the American and NATO missions in Afghanistan denied reports that support was being pulled back in anticipation of an agreement with the...
17:00, 08/15/2019

Biplab Deb Appeals For Peace Amid Cases Of Political Violence In Tripura Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has appealed to all parties in the state to stop violence and said his government would take stern action agai...
00:48, 05/30/2019

Hong Kong’s peace prospects recede amid teargas and smoke As protests intensify it is hard to see how deadlock can end without death or serious injuryOver the last few weeks, protesters in Hong Kong have take...
20:16, 08/06/2019

Explainer: Money talks in Trump's Mideast plan. But can it pave way for peace? More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, its first phase will be f...
09:00, 06/24/2019

Experts: North Korea peace talks can move forward but Bolton is in the way A panel of experts on Tuesday said North Korea peace talks remain viable but hawkish voices such as national security adviser John Bolton are in the w...
16:00, 05/28/2019

Xi Jinping Meets Imran Khan, Talks Of India-Pakistan Peace Chinese President Xi Jinping met Imran Khan in Beijing today and expressed hope that Pakistan and India could meet each other halfway improving their ...
19:48, 04/28/2019

U.S.-Japan trade talks will bring peace of mind to automakers, official says One unresolved trade issue between the U.S. and Japan relates to auto exports. Japanese foreign minister Toshimitsu Motegi has said he wants a written...
01:16, 09/23/2019

North Korea says US is 'hell-bent on hostile acts' despite peace talks North Korea accused the Trump administration Wednesday of talking out of both sides of its mouth - saying the U.S. is publicly pushing the narrative o...
17:16, 07/04/2019

Trump Tries Cooling Tensions With Pakistan to Speed Afghan Peace Talks The president gushed about the prospect of improved relations and trade with Pakistan if it helps negotiate a cease-fire to bring home American troops...
22:16, 07/22/2019

Amid skepticism, US to launch first part of Middle East peace plan in Bahrain The first stage of U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan will be launched on Tuesday at a conference the White House touts as a bi...
09:32, 06/25/2019

G-7 leaders hope for productive — and quiet — summit amid worries Trump will disrupt the gathering The president comes bearing more complaints than guidance for global powers facing challenges including climate change and a looming global recession....
06:32, 08/25/2019

Ukraine president expects Trump meeting, Donbass peace talks in September Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Friday he expects to meet U.S. President Donald Trump in September and that peace talks to resolve Ukr...
11:48, 09/13/2019

German foreign minister urges Russia, Ukraine to revive peace talks Germany's top diplomat Heiko Maas said the war in eastern Ukraine "must be stopped." while meeting his Russian colleague Sergey Lavrov in Moscow. The ...
17:16, 08/22/2019

Sudan's ruling council, rebel leaders agree on peace talks roadmap Sudan's ruling council and rebel leaders have agreed on a roadmap for peace talks that are expected to begin in October and last about two months, off...
23:48, 09/11/2019

Imran Khan's US visit — Afghan peace to dominate talks with Donald Trump Afghanistan peace is likely to be the key topic during talks between Pakistani PM Khan and Trump. But analysts warn that Washington must not turn a bl...
17:48, 07/19/2019

‘Whole spectrum of Afghan society’ must get behind peace talks, UN envoy tells Security Council The long Afghan conflict can only be resolved by “direct talks” between its own people, the chief of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) ...
20:16, 09/10/2019

After Kim-Trump summit collapse, North Korean leader holds talks with Vladimir Putin North Korea's Kim Jong Un made his first trip to Russia two months after his second denuclearization summit with President Donald Trump failed. ...
21:16, 04/28/2019

G20 summit: Donald Trump and Xi Jinping reach deal to restart US-China trade talks President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed to resume talks in a year-long trade war that has fuelled a global economic slowdo...
11:16, 06/29/2019

European Parliament Opens Amid Protests From Anti-EU and Separatist Groups The newly elected European Parliament got off to a somewhat tumultuous start on Tuesday as protests from anti-EU, anti-Brexit and Catalan-separatist g...
23:00, 07/02/2019

Afghan casualties dramatically rising despite peace talks as more trainees go AWOL in the US, watchdog group says Even as the Trump administration attempts to secure a peace deal with the Taliban to end America’s longest-running war, the bloodshed of Afghans is on...
18:16, 05/01/2019

Qatari official announces success of intra-Afghan peace talks: foreign ministry A Qatari official has announced the "success" of Afghan peace talks held this week in Doha, the Qatari foreign ministry said in a statement dated Mond...
09:00, 07/09/2019

Amid Diplomatic Strain, House Opens Inquiry Into Trump’s Dealings With Ukraine President Trump has signaled displeasure with the American ally. His lawyer has been pressing the government in Kiev to investigate his political foes...
04:32, 09/10/2019

Huawei trade secrets lawsuit opens in Texas amid spying allegations Huawei Technologies, the Chinese telecommunications equipment supplier fighting a U.S. sales ban, kicks off a trade secrets lawsuit in the United Stat...
08:00, 06/03/2019

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan Faces a Crossroads After Coalition Talks in Israel Crumble The administration’s plan could end up becoming a vehicle to resurrect the political fortunes of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and protect those o...
22:32, 06/01/2019

North Korea: Pompeo remarks on nation's 'rogue behavior' making peace talks 'more difficult' North Korea's vice foreign minister on Saturday said that recent remarks by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo regarding "North Korea's rogue behavior" wi...
04:16, 09/01/2019

North Korea mocks South's president after latest missile test, rejects peace talks North Korea took aim at South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday for his rosy comments about the supposed peace dialogue between the two nations, ...
21:00, 08/16/2019

G7 summit: Boris Johnson in charm offensive as he holds talks with leaders to position UK for post-Brexit world Boris Johnson has used the closing stages of the G7 summit to hold a series of talks with world leaders as he seeks to position Britain for a post-Bre...
18:48, 08/26/2019

Pompeo participating in Dover ceremony to mark return of body of fallen soldier hours after Trump cancels Taliban talks Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is taking part in a ceremony to mark the return of the remains of an American soldier, hours after President Trump anno...
12:32, 09/08/2019

South Sudan: UN rights experts see little headway on peace deal amid spike in local-level violence A United Nations expert group looking at human rights in South Sudan said on Friday that it is “deeply concerned” that, although the overall armed con...
19:00, 08/23/2019

Qatar's Tamim called Trump to discuss relations, Afghan peace talks: state news agency Qatar's Sheikh Tamim bin Hamid Al-Thani called U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday and discussed "strategic cooperation relations between the two ...
21:16, 08/08/2019

Amid Hour-Long Lines, Customers Fight Over Products as Costco Opens First Store in China (Bloomberg) — Costco Wholesale Corp.’s first outlet in China opened on Tuesday and was soon overrun with customers willing to fight over d...
03:16, 08/28/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Afghanistan ‘direct talks’ needed, Nicaragua rights crisis, Bangladesh monsoon and Libya detainees latest, Dorian update A recap of Monday’s top stories: All Afghans must participate in peace process; Nicaragua’s rights crisis can be resolved says Bachelet; Rohingya refu...
09:00, 09/11/2019

Tuesday's Daily Brief: Afghanistan ‘direct talks’ needed, Nicaragua rights crisis, Bangladesh monsoon and Libya detainees latest, Dorian update A recap of Monday’s top stories: All Afghans must participate in peace process; Nicaragua’s rights crisis can be resolved says Bachelet; Rohingya refu...
05:16, 09/12/2019

United Auto Workers union opens tense labor talks with Ford, GM, Fiat Chrysler The talks are expected to be the most contentious in a decade amid "America first" policies from the Trump administration, a tight labor market and th...
20:16, 07/15/2019

New temporary migrant holding facility opens this week at the border to relieve overcrowding amid 'immigration crisis' As an influx of migrants apprehended at the border has triggered serious overcrowding, U.S. officials this week unveiled a “temporary” solution -- a n...
15:32, 08/16/2019

Trump: Talks with Taliban are 'dead' U.S. peace talks with the Taliban are now "dead," President Donald Trump declared Monday, one day after he abruptly canceled a secret meeting he had a...
04:32, 09/10/2019

The U.S. and North Korea Are in Talks to Set Up a Third Trump-Kim Summit, South Korea’s President Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korean and U.S. officials are holding “behind-the-scenes talks” to arrange a third summit between Presi...
13:16, 06/26/2019

U.S., North Korea in Informal Talks for Third Summit, South Korea's Moon Says The U.S. and North Korea have been engaged in informal talks about a third nuclear summit between the two countries’ leaders, South Korean President M...
12:48, 06/26/2019

US, North Korea In Behind-The-Scenes Talks Over Third Summit: South Korea The United States is in behind-the-scenes talks with North Korea over a possible third summit and has proposed working-level negotiations that have be...
09:32, 06/26/2019

U.S., Taliban deal will not stop attacks on Afghan forces, Taliban say As U.S. and Taliban negotiators push to wrap up talks aimed at securing the withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan, Taliban sources say a pact ...
12:16, 08/26/2019

Afghanistan vs Australia: Rashid, Afghanistan Player To Watch Out For Rashid Khan is possibly the most improved player in international cricket and he will by a lynchpin for Afghanistan during their World Cup 2019 campai...
17:00, 05/31/2019

US, South Korea Lack "Political Will" On Peace Talks: North Korea North Korea on Tuesday said US-South Korean war games are a "flagrant violation" of efforts to reach peace on the Korean peninsula and reflect a lack ...
13:48, 08/06/2019

South Korea’s president calls for ‘peace economy’ with North Korea amid Japan trade war President Moon Jae-in made the comments in a meeting with senior aides to discuss Japan’s imposition of trade curbs on South Korea. They came as a sur...
20:16, 08/05/2019

GTA Online opens in-game casino amid online gambling debate Rockstar just opened up the first casino in Grand Theft Auto Online, the Diamond, where players can pay real money to gamble in game. The casino has b...
05:48, 07/24/2019

Boris Johnson backs call for G7 talks on Amazon fires as he vows to raise 'horrific' loss of habitat and species at summit Boris Johnson has vowed to use the gathering of world leaders at the G7 summit to draw attention to the "horrific loss of habitats and species around ...
22:00, 08/23/2019

The U.S. and China Will Resume Talks Amid Ongoing Trade War U.S. officials and some outside experts say they expect this week’s meeting between President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping to head off...
16:16, 06/24/2019

Iran’s Supreme Leader Says ‘No Talks’ With the U.S. Amid Tensions (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s supreme leader announced on Tuesday that “there will be no talks with the U.S. at any level” — r...
11:17, 09/18/2019

Iran President Rejects Talks With US Amid Heightening Tensions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected talks with the United States on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump said Iran would call and ask for negot...
19:48, 05/21/2019

| Sudanese military invites protesters to talks amid tensions Sudan's ruling military council has proposed a meeting with the organisers of the protests that toppled President Omar al-Bashir after they suspended ...
18:32, 04/28/2019

| Faltering Brexit talks limp on amid UK political impasse Britain's government and opposition are holding more talks about striking a compromise Brexit deal, although neither side sounds optimistic about prog...
06:00, 04/30/2019

Pakistan sacks key member of economic team amid IMF talks ISLAMABAD (AP) — Senior Pakistani officials say the government has removed the head of the country’s central bank, a key member of a team curren...
11:00, 05/04/2019

President Trump Says U.S. Is ‘Doing Very Well With China’ Amid Continuing Trade Talks President Donald Trump said the U.S. is “doing very well with China, and talking!” in a Twitter message sent hours after his top economic ...
04:00, 08/19/2019

Audi in talks to buy EV batteries from BYD amid supply constraints, report says Batteries from Warren Buffett-backed BYD would be used to equip upscale vehicles made on the Premium Platform Electric architecture jointly developed ...
05:16, 08/30/2019

U.S. and China Resume Trade Talks Amid Dim Prospects for Deal American officials are playing down the likelihood of an agreement as they restart negotiations with their Chinese counterparts in Shanghai this week....
00:48, 07/30/2019

"The I Word": Amid Donald Trump's Impeachment Talks, Know How It Works The push among Democrats in the US Congress to impeach US President Donald Trump for obstruction of justice is gaining strength. While holding off pre...
07:16, 05/23/2019

World Peace Day: Why UN Picked "Climate Action For Peace" As Core Theme World Peace Day 2019: The United Nations is also organising a Climate Action Summit on September 23 to bolster up this year's theme and take concrete ...
14:16, 09/20/2019

Want Urgent Talks, Say Striking Bengal Doctors Amid Stand-Off: 10 Points The striking junior doctors in Bengal, who want to end the impasse and are expected to meet Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today, said they have recei...
09:00, 06/17/2019

U.S., China move trade talks to Shanghai amid deal pessimism U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators shift to Shanghai this week for their first in-person talks since a G20 truce last month, a change of scenery for t...
02:48, 07/29/2019

FBI raid of UAW president's house adds to turmoil amid contract talks The FBI raided the home of the union's sitting president as contracts with the Detroit 3 are set to expire. UAW President Gary Jones declined to comme...
12:32, 09/03/2019

U.S. tariffs kick in amid trade talks; China vows to hit back After talks failed to prevent new U.S. tariffs from taking effect, China vowed countermeasures against the United States Friday for its raising tariff...
17:16, 05/10/2019

Oman's top diplomat in Iran talks amid mounting Gulf tensions Oman’s minister responsible for foreign affairs held talks with Iran's foreign minister on Saturday, Iranian state media reported, as tensions mount i...
12:16, 07/27/2019

Amid Bailout Talks, Pak Appoints Ex-IMF Official As State Bank Governor A Pakistani economist working for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has been appointed as the governor of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), as the...
12:00, 05/05/2019

Pakistan Finance Secretary Latest To Be Sacked Amid IMF Bailout Talks Pakistan's Finance Secretary Mohammad Younus Dagha was sacked today, becoming the latest senior official to go amid the cash-strapped Imran Khan gover...
02:48, 05/24/2019

Peace Is a Lifestyle: Erica Ford’s Peace Mobile Is Healing a Community Affected by Gun Violence, One Ride at a Time Like fellow Queens, N.Y., native, L.L. Cool J, Erica Ford has been here for years. She’s been in these streets. Always a standout, with gray tresses s...
21:32, 09/16/2019

NFL puts full-time referee program on hold amid labor talks Those who want to see full-time referees in the NFL will have to wait a little longer. The NFL has put its full-time officials program on hold while i...
20:00, 07/12/2019

Canadian and Chinese ministers meet amid tensions, pledge to continue talks Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Friday that she met her Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, to discuss tensions following Canada's arres...
15:16, 08/02/2019

China's yuan sinks amid fears Beijing may give up on US trade talks Leadership could be ‘weaponising’ its currency, says one analyst, as Asia stock markets sink to six-month lowThe simmering trade tensions between the ...
09:48, 08/05/2019

North Korea Launches 'Several' Unidentified Projectiles Amid Stalled Nuclear Talks North Korea fired off what the South Korean military described as “several unidentified short-range projectiles” early Saturday local time in a move t...
20:16, 05/04/2019

Jeffrey Epstein tried to expand his estate amid plea deal talks with prosecutors Jeffrey Epstein was seeking to triple the size of his estate on his private Caribbean island while his legal team was secretly trying to strike a swee...
16:48, 07/30/2019

METALS-Copper falls amid lack of progress on U.S.-China trade talks Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange fell on Tuesday, on track for a third straight decline, amid a lack of news on steps to settle a prolonged ...
08:16, 07/09/2019

Philip Morris shares drop amid $200bn Altria merger talks Shares in tobacco giant Philip Morris International slumped in Tuesday trading after it emerged the company was in talks over an all-stock merger with...
01:16, 08/28/2019

METALS-Copper prices fall amid deadlock in U.S.-China trade talks Copper prices dropped on Monday, pressured by concerns over the outlook for the global economy and metals demand as Washington and Beijing struggled t...
08:32, 05/13/2019

Trump plans to delay auto tariffs amid EU, Japan trade talks President Trump faces a May 18 deadline over how to proceed with his threat to slap a tariff of as much as 25 percent on imported cars and parts in th...
20:00, 05/15/2019

REFILE-U.S., China move trade talks to Shanghai amid deal pessimism U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators shift to Shanghai this week for their first in-person talks since a G20 truce last month, a change of scenery for t...
08:48, 07/29/2019

U.S. expects China to buy farm products amid ongoing trade talks: Kudlow White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Tuesday said China was expected to move forward with agriculture purchases from the United States even as...
16:00, 07/09/2019

North Korea holds mass celebration in Xi's honor amid talks on US tensions Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un attended an elaborate celebration in Pyongyang Thursday celebrating 70 years of diplomatic relations between China and Nort...
08:48, 06/21/2019

Ajit Doval Visits Russia, Holds Talks With Counterpart Amid J&K Decision In the backdrop of renewed focus on Kashmir issue, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval visited Moscow on Thursday and held talks with his Russian cou...
23:48, 08/21/2019

Callum Hudson-Odoi set for Chelsea talks over future amid Bayern interest • Representatives to discuss new contract in coming days• Lampard says Hudson-Odoi ‘can be a big player for us’Callum Hudson-Odoi’s representatives wi...
03:16, 07/19/2019

Dow futures slightly higher amid fresh optimism on US-China trade talks U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Monday morning, as market participants prepared for another day of corporate earnings and fresh data rel...
10:00, 04/29/2019

Global aviation leaders gather amid climate protests, MAX safety talks Global aviation leaders will be under pressure to deepen efforts to tackle airline emissions as they gather this week under the shadow of protests led...
22:33, 09/22/2019

Mexican peso drops amid fragile trade talks and a hit from ratings agencies The Mexican peso fell nearly 1% against the dollar after two ratings agencies lowered their credit outlook on the country amid the heightened trade te...
19:32, 06/06/2019

Chinese delegation to hold trade talks in U.S. amid tariff hike threat A Chinese delegation led by Vice Premier Liu He is expected to follow through on plans to visit the United States this week, amid U.S. plans to increa...
05:48, 05/07/2019

Top diplomats of S. Korea, Japan hold talks amid high tensions over trade, history The top diplomats of South Korea and Japan held bilateral talks in Beijing on Wednesday as Seoul is considering whether to renew a military informatio...
11:16, 08/21/2019

‘The suffering will continue’: Groom mourns 63 killed at Afghan wedding amid U.S. withdrawal talks KABUL, Afghanistan — At least 63 people, including women and children, were killed after a suicide bomber struck at a crowded wedding party in the Afg...
02:48, 08/19/2019

UAW leader charged with embezzling union funds amid contract talks with Detroit automakers The charges come as the union negotiates new contracts with the Detroit automakers and two weeks after federal officials raided the officer's hom...
23:00, 09/12/2019

Swedish central bank Riksbank talks rate hike amid recession fears The Riksbank is sticking with its plan to raise its main interest rate in the next few months despite recession worries. The hawkish stance, which put...
15:00, 09/07/2019

Dow futures drop more than 450 points amid report China may cancel trade talks due to Trump threats Wall Street braced for a steep sell-off to start the week after President Donald Trump said that the U.S. will hike tariffs on goods imported from Chi...
02:16, 05/06/2019

Trump, Maduro confirm 'secret' Venezuela-US talks amid increased pressure on socialist regime President Donald Trump and Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro both confirmed that there have been “secret” discussions between the two nations for mo...
19:16, 08/21/2019

Man Utd vs AC Milan team news: Romelu Lukaku left out of 25-man squad amid Paulo Dybala swap talks Romelu Lukaku has been left out of Manchester United's squad for their final pre-season game as the club continue to try to secure his exit before tra...
18:48, 08/02/2019

Trump to meet with South Korean leader Moon Jae-in amid stalled North Korea nuclear talks President Donald Trump will meet with Moon Jae-in, the president of South Korea, as part of the president's travel to Asia for the G20 summit of ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

House panel delays Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid White House talks The House Oversight Committee announced Wednesday that it had postponed a vote on whether to recommend that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway be ...
20:00, 07/25/2019

South Korea's Moon, Trump expected to meet at U.N. amid hopes for new North Korea talks South Korean President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump are expected to hold a summit at the United Nations this month, Moon's office said ...
05:00, 09/13/2019

House panel postpones Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid talks with White House House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings said he was postponing the vote “as I work with the White House to try to reach an accommodation...
08:16, 07/25/2019

Bolton confirm 'ongoing' talks after EFL's 5pm deadline amid threat of liquidation The battle to save Bolton Wanderers from bankruptcy has gone into added time after the League One club's administrators missed a 5pm deadline on Tuesd...
22:48, 08/27/2019

White House talks tough, but seeks talks with Iran As Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tries to building a coalition overseas against Tehran, White House aide Kellyanne Conway said the president is takin...
21:48, 06/24/2019

Afghanistan’s War The longest war in American history has gone on for more than 17 years. The U.S. and its NATO-led allies announced the official conclusion of their co...
07:00, 09/04/2019

Iran says talks with US impossible; US says it wants talks UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s U.N. ambassador says the situation in the Persian Gulf region is “very dangerous” and talks with the U....
05:00, 06/25/2019

My Best Friend and I Did Everything Together — Until He Was Killed in Afghanistan A bomb planted by the Taliban killed my best friend, Patrick. This Memorial Day, I am still coming to terms with the fact that I survived our ill-fate...
11:16, 05/24/2019

US to reduce troops in Afghanistan by 5,000 President Trump has revealed plans to cut the number of US troops deployed to Afghanistan but he did not provide a timetable for the drawdown. The ann...
05:16, 08/30/2019

2 U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan Two U.S. service members were killed Wednesday in Afghanistan this week, bringing the death toll of U.S. personnel killed in the Middle Eastern countr...
14:48, 06/26/2019

| Shakib leads Bangladesh to win over Afghanistan Shakib Al Hasan smacked an unbeaten half-century as Bangladesh beat Afghanistan in their final league match of the tri-nation tournament in Chittagong...
20:48, 09/21/2019

| Afghanistan thrash Bangladesh in one-off Test Rashid Khan completed his maiden 10-wicket haul in Test cricket as Afghanistan overcame rain and fading light to crush Bangladesh in their one-off Tes...
18:18, 09/09/2019

Two US service members killed in Afghanistan The U.S. military has announced that two service members were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday. At this time, their names are being withheld until 2...
16:00, 06/26/2019

U.S.-led airstrike mistakenly kills 17 in Afghanistan A U.S.-led airstrike in Afghanistan has accidentally killed at least 17 government officers and injured more than a dozen, Afghan officials said Frida...
17:49, 05/17/2019

Inside Afghanistan's vacation hotspot It's been described as "Afghanistan's Grand Canyon," and 10 years after it was designated a national park, Band-e-Amir is flourishing as a beacon of s...
04:00, 06/26/2019

US allies Afghanistan and Pakistan keep shooting at each other As the U.S. continues to pursue peace talks in Afghanistan, the Pentagon is worried that the Afghan government and Pakistan, both U.S. allies, will di...
04:00, 07/18/2019

US to reduce Afghanistan forces by 2020 US Secretary of State Pompeo said that the US wants to begin withdrawing its forces from Afghanistan by 2020. The introduction of a time frame on troo...
08:16, 07/30/2019

Two US Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan: Official Two US soldiers were killed in action in Afghanistan on Monday, NATO announced -- the latest international military casualties as Washington seeks a w...
20:48, 07/29/2019

Two U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan Two American service members were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said in a statement, as the United States ...
01:48, 08/22/2019

300 LeT Terrorists Active In Afghanistan: Pentagon At least 300 fighters from Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), designated a global terror organisation by the US and the UN, are active in war-torn ...
02:48, 05/24/2019

ISIS is far from defeated. Here’s what you need to know about its affiliate in Afghanistan. An estimated 2,500 to 4,000 fighters belong to the Islamic State affiliate in Afghanistan, which claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that kil...
00:00, 08/20/2019

At least 63 dead in explosion at Afghanistan wedding Afghanistan officials believe dozens are dead after an explosion rocked a crowded wedding hall west of the country's capital of Kabul Saturday evening...
17:48, 08/18/2019

U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan identified A U.S. soldier killed by an improvised bomb in Afghanistan has been identified as Army Sgt. 1st Class Elis A. Barreto Ortiz of Puerto Rico, the Depart...
22:32, 09/08/2019

Green Beret killed in Afghanistan A U.S. Special Forces member was killed in Afghanistan, NATO Resolute Support Afghanistan announced on Monday, the 17th U.S. servicemember killed ther...
10:32, 09/17/2019

No face-to-face trade talks announced for US and China, telephone talks limited The White House and Beijing have said they are engaged in negotiations over trade, but the current talks are taking place only over the telephone and ...
00:16, 08/28/2019

Taliban kidnap six Afghan journalists Taliban kidnapped six Afghan journalists working for private and government media organizations in eastern Paktia province, government officials and T...
15:32, 09/07/2019

US emphasizes the need for a 'good deal' with Taliban Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has reportedly postponed a planned visit to the US, where he was expected to discuss Kabul's concerns over a potential U...
19:32, 09/07/2019

| US having 'very good' discussions with Taliban - Trump US President Donald Trump hailed progress in negotiations on an Afghanistan peace deal, saying that talks with both the Taliban and the Afghan governm...
14:32, 08/19/2019

The Taliban at Camp David: Trump Says Why Not? Mr. Trump, not a frequent visitor to the “very rustic” retreat, says it is a place where presidents have hosted “pretty bad people.” Not everyone agre...
04:32, 09/10/2019

What Is the G-20 Summit? Here is a look at what the Group of 20 is and does, and some of the important things to watch as world leaders gather in Japan over the next two days....
14:00, 06/27/2019

England v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup – live! Cricket World Cup updates from Old TraffordCounty cricket – live! News from around the groundsAnd you can email Tim here or tweet him here 10.53am BST...
12:00, 06/18/2019

US service member killed in action in Afghanistan The U.S. military says an American service member has been “killed in action” in Afghanistan but offered no further details about the service member’s...
10:00, 07/13/2019

Afghanistan bloodshed mars 100 years of independence Afghanistan is at a “crucial moment” in its history as it marks 100 years of independence, the head of the UN Mission there said on Monday, following ...
20:32, 08/19/2019

Rocket hits US Embassy in Afghanistan on 9/11 anniversary AP Photo/Cara Anna KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A rocket exploded at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan just minutes into Wednesday, the anniversary of the ...
13:32, 09/12/2019

Scores Killed in Afghanistan Wedding Blast The death toll from a suicide bombing at a wedding in Afghanistan’s capital is at least 63, including women and children, officials said Sunday, as Ka...
13:16, 08/18/2019

Jos Buttler could be given leading role for England against Afghanistan • Eoin Morgan and Jason Roy are injury doubts• James Vince set to step up at Old TraffordThe joke going around the England dressing room after Friday’...
20:00, 06/15/2019

A Weekly Report From Afghanistan That Takes a Toll President Trump has dominated headlines in the U.S. over a canceled Camp David peace summit. In Afghanistan, civilians and security officers keep dyin...
17:48, 09/10/2019

Trump, Pakistan's Khan discuss way out of Afghanistan war President Donald Trump voiced optimism on Monday that Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan could help broker a political settlement to end the nearly 1...
23:16, 07/22/2019

‘Education is Under Fire’ in Afghanistan, the U.N. Children’s Agency Says Schools in Afghanistan saw the number of attacks triple in a year, according to UNICEF, stoking further concern of deteriorating security and access t...
13:00, 05/28/2019

Graham warns withdrawing from Afghanistan will lead to ‘another 9/11’ Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., warned in an interview with Fox News Saturday that withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan would lead to “another 9/11."...
23:32, 08/24/2019

Joe Biden On How US Can Avoid Being "Victim Of Terror" From Afghanistan US Elections 2020: The US can stop being a victim of terrorism emanating from Afghanistan if it insists that Pakistan provide it with bases to conduct...
17:48, 09/13/2019

Trump and His Team Can’t Agree on Leaving Afghanistan Trump and his team can’t agree on something incredibly important. Trump and his advisers can’t agree on our country’s policy on Afghanistan....
09:16, 08/30/2019

ICC prosecutor presses for Afghanistan crimes investigation The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) filed a request on Friday seeking to overturn the rejection of her planned investigatio...
19:00, 06/07/2019