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Agence France-Presse . Kabul

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    Taliban, US, Afghans agree to reduce violence

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 12:03am on February 23, 2020

    A week-long, partial truce came into effect across Afghanistan on Saturday, with jubilant civilians celebrating in the streets to mark a potentially historic turning point...

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    10,000 casualties in Afghan war in 2019: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 12:01am on February 23, 2020

    More than 10,000 civilians were killed or wounded in Afghanistan’s war last year, the United Nations announced Saturday, as a historic partial truce kicked in...

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    Ghani secures second term as Afghan president

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 10:58pm on February 18, 2020

    Ashraf Ghani has secured a second term as president of Afghanistan, according to final results of the September 28, 2019 poll released Tuesday by the...

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    Taliban kill five Afghan soldiers

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 02:53am on February 18, 2020

    At least five Afghan soldiers were killed when Taliban fighters stormed their base in northern Afghanistan, officials said Monday, as the country waits for an...

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    5 dead in suicide attack on Afghan military academy

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 02:27pm on February 11, 2020

    A suicide attack targeting a military academy in the Afghan capital killed at least five people early Tuesday, the first major assault in the city...

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    2 US troops killed by Afghan soldier

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 01:05am on February 10, 2020

    Two American troops were killed and six others wounded by an Afghan soldier armed with a machine gun, the US military confirmed Sunday. The deaths...

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    Taliban attack kills 10 cops in Afghanistan

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 12:43am on January 30, 2020

    At least 10 policemen were killed when Taliban fighters attacked an outpost in northern Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday, as fighting raged across the country despite...

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    US bombing of Afghanistan hits 10-year high

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 12:52am on January 29, 2020

    American warplanes dropped more bombs on Afghanistan in 2019 than at any other time in at least a decade, according to the US Air Force,...

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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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