Kabul: There seems to be a clear contrasting belief between China and Pakistan on whether the Taliban should come to power in Afghanistan, an opinion piece published in a top Kabul-based news agency claimed. more
Former senator, 5 guards killed in Taliban ambush in W. Afghanistan

Kabul/Xinhua: Taliban militants killed a former Afghan senator and five of his guards in the country's western Badghis province on Monday, the acting provincial governor confirmed.

Taliban kills 16 afghan servicemen in Nangarhar province: Source

Kabul/Sputnik: The Taliban Islamist movement has attacked positions of the Afghan security forces in the eastern province of Nangarhar, leaving 16 servicemen dead and some more injured, a ...

France, Australia speak out about Taliban prisoners release, transfer ahead of Doha talks

Moscow/Sputnik: The French Foreign Ministry expressed on Friday its discontent with the Afghan government's decision to release Taliban prisoners who were convicted to sentences for m ...

Two Afghan police officers killed in Taliban attack in Helmand province

Kabul/Sputnik: At least two Afghan police officers were killed and two civilians were injured in a Taliban attack in the Nawa district of Helmand on Wednesday, a security source said.

Afghanistan: Freed Taliban by government returns again to pursue 'jihad'

Kabul: In a startling revelation, Taliban prisoners released by the Afghan government as part of a deal brokered by the United States aimed at ending almost 20 years of war are returning ...

Afghanistan: Unknown gunmen kill religious scholar in Paktia

Kabul: Unknown gunmen killed religious scholar and Quran memorizer Mawlawi Mohajer in Afghanistan's Paktia province on Thursday, media reports said on Friday.

US military blames Taliban for recent attacks on bases in southern Afghanistan - Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: The US military officials hold the Taliban responsible for the recent rocket attacks against the Camp Bastion air base and the Camp Dwyer forward operating base in the sou ...

Afghanistan: Key Taliban member arrested

Kabul: Afghanistan defence officials on Sunday confirmed a key Taliban member who used to lead an insurgency group in Shakardara district of Kabul city has been arrested.

Afghanistan: Ashraf Ghani asks Taliban to endorse peace process

Kabul: Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday asked the Taliban group to  end the ongoing violence and endorse the peace process.