Car bomb blast in Afghanistan's Herat province kills at least eight, injures 47; UN slams attacks on civilians
The death toll in the explosion late Friday that also destroyed 14 houses is expected to rise because several of the injured were critical, a govt official said
The United States is drawing down its troops in Afghanistan under an agreement struck in February with the Taliban.
On surprise Afghanistan visit, Donald Trump meets US troops and claims to have reopened talks with Taliban
President Donald Trump paid an unannounced Thanksgiving visit to US troops in Afghanistan on Thursday and declared that he had reopened peace negotiations with the Taliban less than three months after scuttling talks in hopes of ending 18 years of war
As US talks collapse, Chinese officials meet with Taliban delegation to discuss peace ahead of Afghanistan polls
Chinese officials have held talks with a Taliban delegation ahead of the presidential elections in Afghanistan on 28 September, days after US president Donald Trump cancelled a meeting with the militant group following a deadly attack by insurgent groups in Kabul that killed an American soldier
Amrullah Saleh, a former Afghan intelligence chief, explains to Praveen Swami why talking to Taliban bring lasting peace to the war-torn south Asian nation
Taliban holds rare talks with Afghanistan politicians in Moscow; President Ashraf Ghani's rivals call for interim govt
The roundtable — which saw women defend their rights before the Taliban — comes a week after the insurgents held talks with US negotiators in Doha about ending the 17-year war. Both sides touted "progress" at the conclusion of the six-day discussions in Qatar.
US eagerness to exit Afghanistan and Taliban's refusal to budge: States must speak in one voice to push for Afghan peace
The main issue that was agreed to by all sides was that the Taliban would not provide safe havens to international terrorists of any hue in the area
After abuse, Donald Trump seeks to reconcile with Pakistan: US president used similar strategy with China, North Korea
Donald Trump wrote to Imran Khan weeks the US president said Pakistan does not do "a damn thing" for the US, alleging that Islamabad had helped al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden hide near its garrison city of Abbottabad.
Donald Trump writes to Imran Khan, seeks Pakistan's help with Afghan peace talks; Islamabad welcomes decision
The development came weeks after Trump said Pakistan does not do "a damn thing" for the US, alleging that Islamabad had helped al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden hide near its garrison city of Abbottabad.
Ashraf Ghani admits massive losses to Afghanistan forces in rare public acceptance, says over 28,000 soldiers killed since 2015
The president of Afghanistan told a US audience Tuesday that his country is not losing the war to the Taliban and is not at risk of collapse amid escalating attacks by the militant group and an expansion of the territory it controls.
Pakistan's Foreign Ministry announced on Thursday that representatives from Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the United States will meet in the Pakistani capital Islamabad next month.