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Aug 07, 2019
Taliban threatens to attack Afghan election rallies; presidential candidate Amrullah Saleh says outfit 'created, backed to suppress nation’The Afghan Taliban on Tuesday denounced a presidential vote due next month as a sham and threatened to attack election rallies. 'This election process is nothing more than a ploy,' the Taliban said in a statement.
Jun 22, 2019
China does the Taliban shuffle: Beijing's invite to terror outfit's chief negotiator a bid for greater geopolitical influenceAccording to Beijing, the Taliban delegation visited China as part of its efforts to promote peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan
Jun 20, 2019
In a first, China admits to hosting Afghan Taliban's Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar in bid for enlarged strategic role in AfghanistanChina for the first time acknowledged that it recently hosted Afghan Taliban's chief peace negotiator Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar for talks as part of its stepped-up efforts to enlarge its strategic role in Afghanistan and efforts to restore peace in the war-torn country.
May 28, 2019
Taliban agrees to talks with Afghanistan officials in a two-day meeting in Moscow amid peace negotiations with USIn a statement, the Taliban said that the group is to attend a conference marking 100 years of diplomatic relations between Afghanistan and Russia on 28 May, followed by discussions with Afghan politicians about the future of the country on 29 May.
Mar 06, 2019
Afghan peace talks: US-Taliban meeting to focus on counter-terrorism ops, troops withdrawal, dialogue and ceasefireAn American delegation led by Zalmay Khalilzad has been holding marathon meetings in Doha, Qatar with a high-level Taliban team led by Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar.
Jan 25, 2019
Taliban appoints co-founder as top negotiator for talks with US, announces changes in military, civilian departmentsThe Taliban has appointed a co-founder of the movement as the new head of their political office in Doha, where talks have been ongoing since Monday with US officials. Baradar, formerly a number two of the Islamist group, helped Mullah Omar, who died in 2013, to found the Taliban movement.
Nov 07, 2018
Pakistan grapples under US pressure to bring Afghan Taliban to table; disobeying Donald Trump may douse IMF bailout hopeWhat is hardly hidden from the public gaze is that the Donald Trump administration wants Pakistan’s help in bringing the Afghan Taliban to the negotiating table so that American troops can exit Afghanistan without any threat to the Ashraf Ghani government.
Nov 06, 2018
Top US state department official in Pakistan for crucial talks to strengthen bilateral ties, kick-start peace process in AfghanistanForeign office spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal confirmed that principal deputy assistant secretary of state for South and Central Asia, ambassador Alice Wells is visiting Islamabad.
May 24, 2016
Following Mullah Akhtar Mansour's death, Taliban struggle to select successorThe Taliban are struggling to find a successor to slain chief Mansour with militant sources saying two main contenders had backed out of the leadership race