‘Afghans are tired of war’ – Truce begins in Afghanistan

2020-02-23 15:08

Afghanistan wakes up to a week-long partial truce after the Taliban, the US and local forces all agreed to a lull that could be a major turning point in the long conflict.

'No ceasefire plans' in Afghanistan, say Taliban

2019-12-30 13:01

The Taliban on Monday denied agreeing to any ceasefire in Afghanistan after rumours swirled of a potential deal that would see a reduction in fighting after more than 18 years of war.

Taliban attacks Nato convoy in Kabul

2013-12-27 21:52

A Taliban suicide bomber detonated an explosives-packed vehicle next to a NATO military convoy in Kabul on Friday, officials said, though no details about casualties were immediately available.


Two US troops killed by Afghan soldier in Nangarhar attack

2020-02-09 14:03

Two American troops have been killed and six others wounded when an Afghan soldier armed with a machine gun opened fire, the US military has announced.

Afghanistan could become haven for ISIS

2015-02-11 09:44

Afghanistan is in danger of turning into a sanctuary once again for Islamist extremists as the West withdraws troops and shifts its attention elsewhere, a former senior CIA official warns.

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