Agence France-Presse . Kabul

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    Taliban propose brief Afghan ceasefire

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 11:25pm on January 16, 2020

    The Taliban have offered a brief ceasefire to the US, two insurgent sources said Thursday, a move which could allow the resumption of talks seeking...

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    Taliban say have no ceasefire plans in Afghanistan

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 12:42am on December 31, 2019

    The Taliban Monday denied agreeing to any ceasefire in Afghanistan after rumours swirled of a potential deal that would see a reduction in fighting after...

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    Afghan war caused 100,000 civilian casualties in last decade: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 01:00am on December 27, 2019

    More than 100,000 Afghan civilians have been killed or injured over the past decade, the United Nations reported Thursday, as it renewed calls to end...

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    Ghani on track for second term

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 09:58pm on December 22, 2019

    Afghanistan’s president Ashraf Ghani appeared to have secured a second term Sunday, narrowly scoring an outright win in preliminary polling results, but his main rival...

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    Afghanistan, Pakistan jolted by strong 6.1 quake: USGS

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 06:39pm on December 20, 2019

    A strong earthquake rattled Afghanistan and Pakistan on Friday afternoon, the US Geological Survey said, forcing residents into the streets in Kabul and Islamabad. The...

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    US envoy in Kabul amid renewed push for deal

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 10:42pm on December 18, 2019

    The US special envoy leading negotiations with the Taliban met with Afghan president Ashraf Ghani in Kabul on Wednesday, an official said, amid a renewed...

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    Afghan election challenger allows recount

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 10:53pm on December 14, 2019

    Afghan presidential challenger Abdullah Abdullah on Friday ended his opposition to a recount in seven provinces after the September 28 election, which has been mired...

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    Japanese doctor among six killed in Afghan attack

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 04:00pm on December 04, 2019

    A Japanese doctor whose long career was dedicated to helping some of Afghanistan’s poorest people was among six people killed Wednesday in an attack in...

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    Afghanistan must do more to prevent violence against women: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 10:07pm on November 25, 2019

    Afghan authorities must do more to counter violence against women across the patriarchal nation, the United Nations said Monday as it marked the international day...

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    One killed, five hurt in grenade attack on UN vehicle in Kabul

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 01:54pm on November 25, 2019

    A foreign national was killed and at least five other people were wounded in a grenade attack on a United Nations vehicle in Kabul on...