Geopolitics
Kabul: Afghanistan's Milli Gato Saatonko Group, a national interests preservation body, has sent a letter to US politician Stephen F. Lynch and claimed that Taliban used 'Pakistan as a launching ground to attack the US, NATO and Afghan security forces'. more
Afghan government team seeks to end ongoing war, violence via talks with Taliban: Kabul

Kabul/Sputnik: The Afghan government's team intends to put an end to the longstanding war and violence in the country and ensure lasting peace via the ongoing peace talks with the Tal ...

Taliban ceasefire negotiations will take time:   Afghanistan’s Abdullah warns government

Doha/Sputnik: The ongoing peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban in the Qatari capital of Doha will be lengthy, as a decades-long war cannot be concluded in a matter of ...

Mike Pompeo to hold separate meetings with Kabul, Taliban delegations in Doha : State Dept.

Washington/Sputnik: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will hold on Saturday separate meetings with the delegations of the Afghan government and the Taliban Islamist movement on the sideli ...

Afghan president slams Taliban for wasting opportunity for peace after deadly truck blast

Kabul/Sputnik: Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday condemned the deadly suicide bomb blast at a military base in the country’s north on Tuesday, saying the Taliban ...

Afghanistan: Ghani-led govt releases 317 more Taliban prisoners

Kabul: The Afghan government released 317 more Taliban prisoners from Parwan and other provinces, bringing the total number of prisoners released so far to 4,917, the National Security Co ...

Afghan President agrees to resume talks with Taliban in Doha – Qatari Foreign Ministry

Doha/Sputnik: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has agreed to hold a new round of negotiations with the Taliban in the Qatari capital of Doha, Qatari Foreign Ministry Special Envoy Mutlaq Al- ...

Eid in Afghanistan: Taliban announces three-day ceasefire

Kabul: Marking the Eid celebrations, the Taliban on Saturday declared a three-day ceasefire with the Afghanistan government.

Pak-based Haqqani backs terror groups planning another 9/11 in West, claims ex-Afghan intel chief

Kabul: Former Afghan intelligence chief Rahmatullah Nabil has alerted that Pakistan-based Haqqani Network is 'backing' proscribed terror groups that are planning to carry out an a ...

Pakistan wants Taliban to rule Afghanistan, says former Afghan President's brother

Geneva: The brother of a former Afghanistan President has said that Pakistan is backing the Taliban group to topple the elected government in his nation.