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    Seats around the Afghan round table

    Rakesh Sood | Updated at 12:00am on January 19, 2019

    India must shed its diplomatic diffidence as a stakeholder, even with the Taliban’s presence, writes Rakesh Sood ONE year ago, on New Year’s Day, the...

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    Taliban kill more than 30

    Reuters . Kabul | Updated at 06:25pm on January 10, 2019

    The Taliban launched a series of attacks on security checkpoints in four Afghan provinces early on Thursday, killing 32 members of the security forces and...

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    Taliban kill 21 Afghan security forces

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 01:13am on January 02, 2019

    Taliban fighters killed more than 20 Afghan security forces in simultaneous raids on a provincial capital and district in northern Afghanistan, an official said Tuesday,...

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    Taliban dismiss Afghanistan's peace talks offer

    Reuters . Kabul | Updated at 01:06pm on December 31, 2018

    The Taliban have rejected Kabul's offer of talks next month in Saudi Arabia where the militants, fighting to restore strict Islamic law in Afghanistan, will...

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    US airstrike kills key Taliban leader in Afghanistan

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 11:45am on December 03, 2018

    A senior Taliban military commander was killed in a US airstrike in Afghanistan, officials said on Sunday. Abdul Manan, who was the Taliban's 'shadow governor'...

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    US envoy hopes for peace deal with Taliban in 2019

    Reuters . Kabul | Updated at 01:10am on November 19, 2018

    The US special envoy to Afghanistan hopes to cement a peace deal with Taliban insurgents by April 2019, local media reported on Sunday....

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    The Taliban’s top trumps

    Paul Rogers  | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2018

    THE current war in Afghanistan has just entered its nineteenth year....

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    Still searching for appropriate structures of governance

    Rene Wadlow | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    ON FRIDAY, November 9 2018, at the invitation of the Russian government and under the chairmanship of the Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov began what...

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    Afghan leaders, Taliban attend peace talks

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2018

    Moscow on Friday hosted international talks on Afghanistan aimed at kickstarting direct negotiations between Kabul and the Taliban militant group, both of whom sent delegations.Russia...

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    170 casualties as violence rocks chaotic Afghan elections

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 12:00am on October 21, 2018

    Nearly 170 Afghans were killed or wounded in poll-related violence on Saturday, officials said, as the legislative election turned chaotic with many polling centres opening...