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Agence France-Presse . Kabul

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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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    Taliban killed 291 Afghan security personnel in past week

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 11:28pm on June 23, 2020

    The Taliban killed at least 291 Afghan security personnel over the past week, a top government official said Monday, accusing the insurgents of unleashing a...

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    Taliban see no threat to West as US troops leave Afghanistan

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 11:56pm on June 19, 2020

    The Taliban on Friday played down concerns that Afghanistan could be used as a launching ground for future attacks on the West, after the US...

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    Taliban kill 400 Afghan security people in past week

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 12:19am on June 15, 2020

    The Taliban have killed or wounded more than 400 Afghan security personnel over the past week, the interior ministry said Sunday, accusing the insurgents of...

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    Journalist killed in Kabul bomb blast

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 01:12am on May 31, 2020

    A roadside bomb killed a journalist and driver after struck a minivan carrying employees of a private Afghan television channel in Kabul on Saturday, killing...

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    Afghan head of peace talks says ready for dialogue with Taliban

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 11:04pm on May 30, 2020

    A top Afghan official appointed to lead the much-awaited peace talks with the Taliban said Saturday his team was ready to start ‘at any moment’...

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