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Taliban conducts 141 attacks in 24 hrs in Afghanistan

Kabul, May 3 | The Taliban has conducted 141 attacks in Afghanistan over the last 24 hours, mostly in Uruzgan, Zabul, Kandahar, Nangarhar, Badakhshan...

Pakistan Generals worried that India may bond with Taliban

By Mrityunjoy Kumar JhaNew Delhi, May 1: Pakistan is not happy with the Taliban. A report by prominent Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir published in...

Wanted to turn B’desh into Taliban state, top Hefazat leaders confess

By Sumi KhanDhaka, April 25 | Funded by Islamic forces, militant outfits Hefazat-e-Islam and Jamaat-e-Islami wanted to...

28 people freed from Taliban prison in Afghanistan

Kabul, April 20 | Six armed militants were killed and 28 people were freed from a Taliban detention centre after the Afghan army launched...

Ghani urges Taliban to observe ceasefire during Ramadan

Kabul, April 13 | Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday urged the Taliban to halt fighting and observe a ceasefire during the Islamic holy...

Afghan forces foil Taliban attack

Kabul, April 12 | Afghan forces have foiled a Taliban attack on the outskirts of Kunduz city, a provincial spokesman said.A group of Taliban...

35 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

Kabul, April 3 | At least 35 Taliban militants were killed and 33 others injured in Afghan Army offensives in Faryab and Baghlan provinces,...

Taliban threaten attacks if foreign troops stay past May 1

Kabul, March 27 | Taliban militants have warned that they will resume attacks against foreign forces if they do not withdraw from Afghanistan by...

9 Afghan policemen killed in Taliban attack

Kabul, March 27 | At least nine policemen were killed after Taliban militants attacked a security checkpoint in Afghanistan's Helmand province on Saturday, a...

‘UK supports Afghan’s fight against Taliban’

London, Feb 27 | British Prime Minister Boris Johnson held a telephonic conversation with the Afghan President Ashraf Ghani during which the former reiterated...

Qureshi hopes US, Taliban abide by Doha agreement

Islamabad, Feb 23 | Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that he hopes that the United States and the Taliban will continue to...

Afghan army frees 24 people from Taliban prison: Official

Kunduz (Afghanistan), Feb 18 | The Afghan army's Special Forces freed 24 people from a prison at a Taliban hideout in restive northern province...

42 freed by govt forces from Taliban jail in Afghanistan

Kabul, Feb 16 | The Afghan National Army commandos have freed 42 people from a Taliban detention centre in Baghlan province, the country's Defence...

52% of Afghanistan still under Taliban control: Survey

Kabul, Feb 14 | A survey conducted by an Afghan media outlet has revealed the 52 per cent of the war-torn country is still...

30 Taliban militants killed in blast: Afghan Army

Kabul, Feb 14 | At least 30 Taliban militants were killed as their explosive device went off prematurely inside a mosque in Afghanistan's Balkh...

Taliban not committed to peace, abandoned talks: Afghan NSA

Kabul, Feb 7 | Afghan National Security Advisor (NSA) Hamdullah Mohib claimed that the Taliban has no intention towards being committed to the country's...

Taliban shadow governor arrested: Afghan govt

Kabul, Jan 31 | A Taliban militant group's acting provincial governor for Kabul province has been arrested, the Afghan National Directorate for Security (NDS),...

‘Taliban violence remains high despite peace efforts’

Kabul, Jan 30 | Taliban violence has "increased" in Afghanistan despite signing of the landmark peace deal with the US last year, security agencies...

Taliban jeopardising agreement with US: Pentagon

Washington, Jan 29 | In its first address to the media under the Joe Biden administration, the Pentagon has claimed that the Taliban was...

Biden administration to review U.S.-Afghan Taliban agreement

Washington, Jan 23 | The White House said that the administation of US President Joe Biden would review the country's agreement with the Taliban,...

Taliban attacks pushed back in Kandahar: Afghan official

Kabul, Jan 8 | Taliban attacks on various parts of Afghanistan's Kandahar province in the last few weeks have been "pushed back" and the...

Taliban intelligence operative captured in Afghanistan

Kabul, Jan 4 | A Taliban intelligence operative has been arrested in Afghanistan's Balkh province, army spokesman said on Monday.Azizullah, who worked for the...

Afghan killing fields: Taliban & its mentors have blood on their...

By Rahul KumarNew Delhi, Dec 31 | Afghanistans President Ashraf Ghani has asserted that his country is confronting a fierce psychological war, where repeated...

Afghanistan regrets Taliban leaders meeting their followers in Pakistan

By Hamza AmeerISslamabad, Dec 28 | Afghanistans foreign ministry has expressed serious concerns and deep regrets over some videos, showing senior Taliban leaders meeting...

‘Taliban presence in Pak will challenge Afghan peace’

Kabul, Dec 25 | The presence of Taliban leaders and their fighters in Pakistan is a "clear violation of Afghanistans national sovereignty" and will...

Ghani invites Taliban to Kandahar to discuss peace

Kabul, Dec 18 | Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has invited the Taliban to Kandahar province to engage in a discussion for bringing peace to...

Top US general meets Taliban in Qatar

Washington, Dec 18 | US Army General Mark Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, met Taliban negotiators this week in Qatar amid...

Taliban delegation in Pakistan on Wednesday

Islamabad, Dec 16 | A delegation from Taliban's Qatar- based political office is reaching Islamabad on Wednesday on a three-day trip for consultations on...

25 Taliban militants killed in raid: Afghan Army

Kabul, Dec 5 | At least 25 Taliban militants, including two commanders, were killed and eight others injured during a raid in Afghanistan's Helmand...

Taliban intensifies attacks during past week: Afghan govt

Kabul, Nov 28 | The Afghan Defence Ministry has said that the Taliban has intensified attacks across the country in the past one week.In...

Taliban attacks 50 Afghan districts after peace deal

Kabul, Nov 20 | The Taliban has staged attacks in at least 50 districts across 16 Afghan provinces following the signing of the peace...

Clashes underway in Afghan district

Kabul, Nov 16 | Heavy clashes between Afghan security forces and the Taliban was underway on Monday in Kunduz province's Dasht-e-Archi district, officials said. The...

Taliban prisoners released in hope for peace: Abdullah

Kabul, Nov 15 | Abdullah Abdullah, the head of Afghanistan's High Council for National Reconciliation, said that Taliban prisoners were released by the government...

Biden should consider Doha agreement: Taliban

Kabul, Nov 9 | The Taliban has said US President-elect Joe Biden should respect the Doha Agreement because it was not made with a...

261 Afghan civilians killed in Taliban attacks in 50 days

Kabul, Nov 1 | At least 261 Afghan civilians were killed and 602 others injured in Taliban attacks in the last 50 days, the...

Taliban seeks release of remaining prisoners

Kabul/Doha, Oct 30 | During a meeting with US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad in Doha, the Taliban sought the release of...

20 Afghan security personnel killed in Taliban attack

Kabul, Oct 23 | At least 20 Afghan security personnel were killed in a Taliban attack in Nimroz province, an official said on Friday.The...

Taliban’s claim of agreement violations Unfounded: Khalilzad

Kabul, Oct 19 | US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has said that the Taliban's recent claims that Washington had violated the Doha agreement were"unfounded",...

Al Qaeda remains close to Taliban: UN official

Kabul, Oct 18 | A senior UN official has claimed that Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has maintained close ties with the Afghan Taliban...

Taliban emirate’s return unacceptable to Afghans: Abdullah

Kabul, Oct 17 | Abdullah Abdullah, head of Afghanistan's High Council for National Reconciliation, has said that a Taliban emirate's return was unacceptable under...

Khalilzad urges Taliban to remain committed to peace deal

Kabul, Oct 16 | US peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has urged the Taliban to remain committed to the implementation of the agreement between the...

Seduced by China’s BRI, Taliban too forsake Uyghurs

By Rahul KumarNew Delhi, Oct 14 | The magic of Chinas Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is such that even the Taliban,...

Doha talks need patience, not mediators: Taliban

Kabul, Oct 2 | The Taliban has said that it does not feel the need for a mediator for the Afghan peace negotiations, adding...

Taliban attacks 24 Afghan provinces in a day

Kabul, Sep 28 | The Afghan Ministry of Defence has said the Taliban staged attacks in 24 provinces of the country in the past...

No permanent ceasefire from Taliban until settlement: Khalilzad

Kabul, Sep 27 | Zalmay Khalilzad, the US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, has said that the Taliban will not agree to a comprehensive...

Khalilzad hopeful about Doha talks, admits challenges

Kabul, Sep 25 | US Special Representative for Aghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad said he was hopeful about the Doha talks between representatives of the...

9 Afghan security personnel dead in Taliban ambush

Kabul, Sep 21 | Six Afghan soldiers and three police officers were killed and four others injured in a Taliban ambush in Takhar province,...

No ceasefire until cause of war is Discussed: Taliban

Kabul, Sep 17 | A Taliban spokesman said that the militant group will not agree to a ceasefire unless the peace negotiators can discuss...

Khalilzad seeks Pak help to get Taliban to announce ceasefire

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, Sep 15 | United States Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad made a day-long visit to Pakistan on Monday to...

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RBI’s Regulations Review Authority sets up advisory group

Mumbai, May 7 | The Regulations Review Authority of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has constituted an advisory group to support it.The group...