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Agence France-Presse . Kabul

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    28 paramilitary cops killed in Afghanistan Taliban attack

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 12:31pm on September 24, 2020

    The Taliban have killed 28 paramilitary policemen in fighting in southern Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday, the latest losses in an ongoing siege of a government-controlled...

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    30 Taliban killed in Afghan air strikes

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 10:45pm on September 20, 2020

    The Afghan air force conducted multiple strikes on Taliban positions Saturday that killed more than 30 insurgent fighters, officials said, as president Ashraf Ghani once...

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    Govt frees more Taliban prisoners

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 12:02am on September 05, 2020

    The Afghan government said Thursday it had released 400 Taliban prisoners under an exchange deal with the militants, except for ‘a few’ opposed by foreign...

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    All commitments met for Taliban peace talks: Ghani

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 12:35am on September 03, 2020

    Afghan president Ashraf Ghani said Wednesday that the government had met all of its commitments for peace talks with the Taliban, as a team left...

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    Afghan peace talks expected in days as prisoner release approved

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 10:37pm on August 10, 2020

    Afghan peace talks are expected to begin within days after authorities announced Monday they would soon start releasing hundreds of Taliban prisoners accused of brutal...

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    Taliban prisoner release approved

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 11:33pm on August 09, 2020

    The Afghan government and the Taliban are ‘on the verge of peace talks’ after thousands of prominent Afghans approved the release of about 400 contentious...

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    Ghani urges citizens to decide fate of prisoners

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 11:38pm on August 08, 2020

    Afghan president Ashraf Ghani urged thousands of prominent citizens gathered in Kabul on Friday to decide whether to release about 400 Taliban prisoners, including many...

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    Virus-hit Afghanistan gets $200m WB grant

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 11:11pm on July 10, 2020

    The World Bank has approved $200 million in aid to help Afghanistan tackle economic losses from the coronavirus pandemic, as confirmed cases top more than...

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    Afghan president pushing for global ‘consensus’

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 11:22pm on July 06, 2020

    Afghan president Ashraf Ghani is expected to start pushing Monday for a global consensus on peace talks with the Taliban, even as his spokesman slammed...

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    Bomb kills 2 rights workers in Kabul

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 11:28pm on June 27, 2020

    Two employees of Afghanistan’s human rights body were killed in a bomb attack in Kabul on Saturday, the agency said. The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights...

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