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    Biden administration to review US, Taliban withdrawal deal

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 05:22pm on January 23, 2021

    The Biden administration said it would review a landmark United States deal with the Taliban, focusing on whether the insurgent group has reduced attacks in...

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    Violence and Afghan peace talks

    Zahid Hussain | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2021

    THE two women judges shot dead in Kabul last Sunday were the latest victims of the targeted killings that have swept Afghanistan amid the virtually...

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    Taliban kill 12 pro-govt militiamen in Afghanistan

    Agence France-Presse . Herat | Updated at 10:21pm on January 16, 2021

    Two Taliban fighters who had infiltrated a base of pro-government Afghan militiamen killed 12 of them, officials and the insurgent group said Saturday. The night-time...

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    Gunmen kill Afghan radio journalist in car ambush

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 09:11pm on January 01, 2021

    An Afghan radio journalist was shot dead on Friday in a car ambush in the central province of Ghor, officials said, the fifth media worker...

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    Doctors among five killed in Kabul bombing

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 09:49pm on December 22, 2020

    Four doctors who worked at an Afghan prison with hundreds of Taliban inmates were among five people killed Tuesday by a bomb attached to their...

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    Car bomb targeting Afghan MP kills 9

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 02:09pm on December 20, 2020

    A car bomb targeting an Afghan lawmaker killed nine people and wounded more than a dozen in Kabul on Sunday, officials said, the latest attack...

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    Female news presenter shot to death in Afghanistan

    Agence France-Presse . Jalalabad, Afghanistan | Updated at 01:07pm on December 10, 2020

    Gunmen shot dead a female news anchor and her driver on Thursday, her employer said, the second murder of a journalist in Afghanistan in a...

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    Afghan civilian deaths surged during Taliban talks

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:48pm on December 08, 2020

    Deaths of Afghan civilians in air strikes jumped from 2017 after the United States loosened its criteria and escalated attacks on the Taliban, according to...

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    At least 25 extremists killed in Afghanistan army raid

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / Xinhua . Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan | Updated at 03:48pm on December 05, 2020

    At least 25 Taliban militants, including two divisional commanders, were killed and eight militants were wounded during a raid in Nawa district of the country’s...

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    Pompeo meets Taliban, Kabul negotiators

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 11:16pm on November 22, 2020

    US secretary of state Mike Pompeo met Afghan government and Taliban negotiators in Doha, calling for them to speed up their peace talks as Washington...