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With US troops leaving Afghanistan, young women dread Taliban's return: 'Society will be ruined'
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With US troops leaving Afghanistan, young women dread Taliban's return: 'Society will be ruined'

With US troops committed to leaving Afghanistan completely by 11 September, women are closely watching the stalemated peace negotiations between the Taliban and the Afghan government over the post-withdrawal future.

As Joe Biden announces withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, a look at 20 years of conflict and its remnants
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As Joe Biden announces withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, a look at 20 years of conflict and its remnants

There were 2,500 to 3,000 US troops in Afghanistan when Biden took office, the smallest number since early in the war. The number peaked at 1,00,000 during President Barack Obama’s first term.

Joe Biden, for long a critic of deployments in Afghanistan, faces a looming 1 May deadline
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Joe Biden, for long a critic of deployments in Afghanistan, faces a looming 1 May deadline

Biden has kept in place Zalmay Khalilzad, the diplomat who had negotiated the peace agreement under Trump, in hopes of continuity in dealing with the Taliban and the Afghan government

Pakistan will try to persuade Taliban to hold direct talks with Afghan government, says Imran Khan
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Pakistan will try to persuade Taliban to hold direct talks with Afghan government, says Imran Khan

Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said his country will try to persuade the Taliban to hold direct talks with the Afghan government and broker a peace deal to end the 18 year-long civil war in Afghanistan

Rocket explodes at US Embassy in Afghanistan on 9/11 anniversary; no casualties, injuries reported
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Rocket explodes at US Embassy in Afghanistan on 9/11 anniversary; no casualties, injuries reported

A rocket exploded at the US Embassy in Afghanistan just minutes into Wednesday, the anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the United States

Taliban attack in Afghanistan: Toll rises to 16 with 119 injured; officials claim over 400 foreigners rescued from Kabul
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Taliban attack in Afghanistan: Toll rises to 16 with 119 injured; officials claim over 400 foreigners rescued from Kabul

The death toll from a Taliban suicide attack in Afghanistan, late Monday night rose to 16 civilians, with another 119 people wounded, an official said.

Day after Kunduz attack, Taliban strike Afghan city Puli Khumri even as US envoy claims peace deal is near
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Day after Kunduz attack, Taliban strike Afghan city Puli Khumri even as US envoy claims peace deal is near

The attack on the capital of Baghlan province came hours after US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad said he warned the Taliban during talks in Qatar that 'violence like this must stop.'

Taliban claims responsibility for car bomb explosion in Kabul which wounded 65 people, including nine children
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Taliban claims responsibility for car bomb explosion in Kabul which wounded 65 people, including nine children

The Taliban claimed the attack in Afghan capital Kabul which came just two days after the insurgents began a seventh round of talks with the US in Qatar.

Taliban says foreign troops in Afghanistan to withdraw within 18 months as talks with US made ‘significant progress'
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Taliban says foreign troops in Afghanistan to withdraw within 18 months as talks with US made ‘significant progress'

Taliban officials said US negotiators on Saturday agreed on a draft peace pact setting out the withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan within 18 months, potentially ending the United States’ longest war.

'20-30 rockets' land near Kabul airport as James Mattis, Jens Stoltenberg arrive in capital: No flights cancelled
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'20-30 rockets' land near Kabul airport as James Mattis, Jens Stoltenberg arrive in capital: No flights cancelled

Multiple rockets landed near Kabul's international airport on Wednesday after US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis flew to the Afghan capital for talks, an official said.

Afghanistan govt prepares to sign deal with US allowing troops to stay
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Afghanistan govt prepares to sign deal with US allowing troops to stay

Afghanistan new government was due to sign long-delayed bilateral security agreement with US that will allow US troops to stay beyond the end of this year.

US exit from Afghanistan may be a danger to its drone mission in Pak
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US exit from Afghanistan may be a danger to its drone mission in Pak

In the event of President Barack Obama ultimately withdrawing all American troops from Afghanistan, the CIA's drone bases in the war-torn country would have to be closed because they could no longer be protected, a report in the New York Times quoted US administration officials as saying.

Dangerous to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan: experts
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Dangerous to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan: experts

Several American experts have argued against the idea of keeping no US troops in war torn Afghanistan after 2014, saying that this will encourage hardline Taliban leaders against any reconciliation talks.

US planning to withdraw all its troops from Afghanistan
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US planning to withdraw all its troops from Afghanistan

The United States is considering leaving no American troops behind in Afghanistan after the planned 2014 withdrawal date, US officials said on Monday, amid ongoing tensions between the President Barack Obama's administration and Afghan President Hamid Karzai's government.

Immunity of US soldiers in Afghanistan to be decided by end of 2014
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Immunity of US soldiers in Afghanistan to be decided by end of 2014

The Afghan government rejected an initial US proposal regarding the question of immunity and a second round of negotiations will take place this year in Kabul.

Clinton, Karzai to discuss US troop strength in Afghanistan post 2014
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Clinton, Karzai to discuss US troop strength in Afghanistan post 2014

Karzai, who will meet Obama at the White House tomorrow, arrived in the US on Tuesday leading a high-power delegation comprising several Cabinet-level ministers.