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At least 27 killed in attacks across three Afghan provinces

At least 27 killed in attacks across three Afghan provinces

At least 27 people were killed in a series of Taliban attacks and explosions across the Afghan provinces of Faryab, Helmand and Kandahar, officials said Sunday.

US, Taliban make substantial progress in marathon talks

US, Taliban make substantial progress in marathon talks

The United States and the Taliban made substantial progress in their latest round of peace talks from February 25 to March 12, 2019 in Qatar. The last round of peace talks took place from January 21 to 26.

51 Taliban militants killed in air strikes in Afghanistan

51 Taliban militants killed in air strikes in Afghanistan

51 militants of the Taliban militants were killed and 22 others wounded during the operations of the Afghan Special Forces and the Afghan Air Force airstrikes in the past 48 hours.

US envoy in Taliban talks to discuss push for peace

US envoy in Taliban talks to discuss push for peace

The US diplomat leading talks with the Taliban was due to appear in Washington on Friday to discuss an ongoing push for a political settlement to the 17-year-old Afghanistan conflict.

Taliban sit for second day with Afghan leaders in Moscow

Taliban sit for second day with Afghan leaders in Moscow

The Taliban entered a second day of unprecedented talks Wednesday with powerful Afghan politicians in Moscow, sidestepping the Kabul government as it pursues a leading stake in the war-torn country.

Taliban hold rare talks with Afghan politicians

Taliban hold rare talks with Afghan politicians

The Taliban began an extraordinary meeting with high-ranking Afghan politicians - including women - Tuesday in Moscow,

Taliban to meet Afghan opposition in Moscow: official

Taliban to meet Afghan opposition in Moscow: official

The Taliban said Sunday it will send a delegation to Russia for a rare meeting with Afghan opposition leaders, just days after peace talks with the United States that excluded the Kabul government.

'Breakthrough' in Afghan peace talks in Qatar

'Breakthrough' in Afghan peace talks in Qatar

Taliban officials said US negotiators on Saturday agreed a draft peace deal stipulating the withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan within 18 months of the agreement being signed.

Taliban denies readiness to resume meetings with US envoy

Taliban denies readiness to resume meetings with US envoy

The Taliban movement denied news that it was ready to resume meetings with US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad ...

Afghan presidential election delayed until July 20

Afghan presidential election delayed until July 20

Afghanistan's presidential election will be postponed until July 20, an official said Sunday, as US-led efforts to end the 17-year war with the Taliban gather steam.

At least 20 Afghan civilians killed in airstrike: local officials

At least 20 Afghan civilians killed in airstrike: local officials

At least 20 Afghan civilians, including 12 children, were killed in an airstrike targeting a Taliban commander in the eastern province of Kunar late on Friday, local officials said.

11 security personnel dead across two Afghan provinces

11 security personnel dead across two Afghan provinces

At least 11 police and Afghan national army officers have been killed in fresh Taliban attacks, officials said Wednesday.