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Sunday, May 19, 2019
news about Taliban
May 14, 2019 07:31
The US talks come at a time when key players such as China and Russia have stepped up consultations on the situation in Afghanistan with India, which has legitimate security interests in the war-torn country. read more
May 12, 2019 09:35
Mena Mangal was well known in Kabul circles for her work presenting shows on several television networks, before she left journalism to become a cultural advisor to parliament. read more
May 07, 2019 23:01
The US on Tuesday agreed with India that the gains made in Afghanistan over the past 18 years must be preserved in any possible deal in talks with the Taliban – a key concern for the government in New Delhi. read more
May 06, 2019 21:53
New Delhi has, so far, protected its interests by being in lock step with the Afghan government. But new outreach may be required with the start of intra-Afghan dialogue read more
Apr 20, 2019 13:42
The blast followed several months of relative calm in Kabul, which coincided with talks between U.S. and Taliban officials aimed at opening the way for formal peace negotiations to end more than 17 years of war in Afghanistan. read more
Apr 19, 2019 09:33
At just 22, Negin Khpelwak has already stared down threats and intimidation from her conservative relatives, who wished she would take on any career but music. read more
Apr 17, 2019 15:50
Modern Afghan cuisine is best described as the great granddaddy of that dreadful Indian invention: the multi-cuisine restaurant, where out of about 300 horrendous dishes, you find the occasional gems. read more
Apr 12, 2019 09:33
In September, the Trump administration cancelled USD 300 million in military aid to Islamabad for not doing enough against terror groups like the Haqqani Network and Taliban active on its soil. read more
Apr 06, 2019 00:16
Khalilzad recently held a marathon round of talks with the Taliban leadership in Qatar, during which the two sides finalised a draft agreement on US troop withdrawal and assurances that Afghan soil would not be used by any terror group. read more
Mar 31, 2019 09:39
Zahra Elham, from Afghanistan’s ethnic Hazara minority, enchanted audiences with her high-pitched, raspy voice, performing Hazara and Persian folk music in traditional loose, colourful Afghan dresses and heels. read more
Mar 31, 2019 02:30
Saleh, who is contesting the election as a member of President Ashraf Ghani’s team, cited the fact that the Taliban leaders running negotiations with the US in Doha fly to the Qatar capital from Karachi or Islamabad read more
Mar 28, 2019 12:03
Pakistan minister Shireen Mazari’s tweet came shortly after US ambassador to Afghanistan John Bass issued a tweet rebuking Pakistan PM Imran Khan over the latter’s reported comment about an an interim government in Afghanistan. read more
Mar 25, 2019 20:52
The US wants to get out, and seeks an assurance that Afghanistan would not be used to target the US. But will the Taliban honour it if and when it comes to power? Would the Pakistani army allow the Taliban enough leeway to act independently in Afghanistan’s... read more
Mar 25, 2019 18:58
The strike happened between late Friday and early Saturday in support of ground operations conducted by pro-government forces fighting Taliban militants in the area. read more
Mar 22, 2019 18:57
Trump has indicated his readiness to meet Pakistan’s new leadership, amidst the ongoing peace talks between the US and the Taliban facilitated by Islamabad to end the brutal war in Afghanistan, America’s longest. read more