The United States has assured Afghanistan's government that any U.S. troop pullout would not affect the combat abilities of remaining forces, Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah said on Wednesday. Reuters - Published
A Taliban attack on an Afghan military compound killed over a hundred security forces on Monday. Hours later the militant group announced it had met with the U.S. special envoy to the country. Matthew..
More than 100 members of Afghan security forces were killed when Taliban insurgents attacked a military compound in the central Maidan Wardak province on Monday (January 21), a senior defence ministry..
According to Reuters, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday entered the 2019 presidential race after forging an alliance with a staunch critic to challenge his former governing partners. Ghani..
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Afghanistan's chief executive is urging the world not to give up on his impoverished country after the Trump administration suggested the United States could withdraw.. New Zealand Herald - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
Afghan security forces have killed the Taliban commander who masterminded Monday's deadly suicide attack on a security forces camp that killed scores in Wardak province, a media report said. Sify - Published
The teen was waiting for a bus in the town of Minden, near Hanover, when she was repeatedly harassed by a 22-year-old Afghan refugee and tried to escape by running on to a vehicle. MailOnline - Published
[Switzerland], Jan 23 (ANI): Afghanistan's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah has hit out at the Taliban for its lackadaisical attitude towards the peace talks initiated by the Afghan Sify - Published
By Abdul Qadir Sediqi and Jibran Ahmad KABUL/PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Afghan main spy agency said on Wednesday it had killed the Taliban commander behind a deadly attack on an agency base this.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters India •Reuters
Afghanistan's main spy agency has killed a Taliban commander who was the mastermind of this week's deadly attack on Afghan forces at a military base in the central province of Maidan Wardak, officials.. Reuters - Published Also reported by •Reuters India
The current government of Afghanistan has been passing through various challenges, ranging from counter-terrorism to tackling the activities of local warlords, countering drug trafficking and ensuring.. Eurasia Review - Published
Here's the latest for Tuesday January 22nd: Senate Republicans introduce plan to reopen government; Dozens killed in attack on Afghan military base; Plane crash in Ohio kills 2; Man shot dead in.. USATODAY.com - Published
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say the brazen Taliban attack on a military base in an eastern province the previous day had killed at least 45 people, most of them military personnel... Seattle Times - Published
A suicide bomber rammed a Humvee loaded with explosives into a compound of the nation's primary intelligence agency, clearing a path for insurgents who started firing on personnel inside. NPR - Published
On a day when Taliban and U.S. officials met for another round of talks to end the Afghan war, insurgents attacked a base operated by the country’s intelligence agency and stormed the compound. Wall Street Journal - Published
At least 40 Afghans working for the country’s intelligence agency were killed in a militant assault on their base in Wardak Province, one of the single deadliest such attacks in 17 years of war. NYTimes.com - Published
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say the Taliban have launched a coordinated assault on a military base that also serves as a police training center in eastern Maidan Wardak province and.. Seattle Times - Published
ISLAMABAD (AP) — U.S. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham says he will urge President Donald Trump to meet with the leaders of Pakistan and Afghanistan so that they can devise a plan to end.. Seattle Times - Published
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan leader who was given a newly created post after a bitterly fought presidential election five years ago says he will run for the country’s top office again in.. Seattle Times - Published
ISLAMABAD (AP) — U.S. peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad says Washington is ready to “address legitimate concerns” of all Afghan sides in order to restore peace in Afghanistan. Khalilzad took to.. Seattle Times - Published
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A former national security adviser has registered as a candidate for president of Afghanistan and called on the Taliban to engage in peace negotiations to end the.. Seattle Times - Published