Amid US-Taliban talks, Afghan leaders to meet separately with terror group in bid to secure peace; Ghani administration snubbed
The Taliban, who have refused to negotiate with the Afghan government of President Ashraf Ghani, have stressed that those attending are only doing so in a 'personal capacity'.
Ahead of Qatar meet, 14-member Taliban negotiation team to have surprise peace talks with US in Pakistan on Monday
The newly announced 14-member Taliban negotiation team is also expected to meet Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan during the one-day visit "to hold comprehensive discussions about Pak-Afghan relations and issues pertaining to Afghan refugees and Afghan businessmen," the statement said. About 1.5 million Afghan refugees still live in Pakistan
Afghanistan president Ashraf Ghani calls for investigation into claims of sexual abuse against women's football team
Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani called for an investigation into claims of sexual abuse against the national women's football team.
Kabul military base attack: President Ashraf Ghani says seven Afghan army officers, including two generals, sacked
Seven Afghan army officers, including two generals, have been sacked over a deadly attack on a Kabul military base, President Ashraf Ghani said, as the Afghan capital braces for further assaults.
US defense secretary James Mattis arrived in Afghanistan Wednesday, the first member of Donald Trump’s Cabinet to visit the war-torn country since he pledged to stay the course in America’s longest war. In a sign of the country's continuing insecurity six rockets landed near Kabul international airport hours after Mattis flew in, the interior ministry said.
The holy city of Amritsar has turned into a fortress as top dignitaries are attending the two-day Heart of Asia conference here, with several roads remaining blocked with police barricades.
Modi inaugurates Stor Palace in Kabul via video conferencing, vows unwavering support to Afghanistan
"The pledge of our partnership and strength of our friendship with Afghanistan is unwavering," Modi said.
India’s bureaucrats need to take a relook at the new visa restrictions which don’t match with Modi’s foreign policy vision and could do harm in the long run