Afghanistan

US and Taliban announce new round of talks in Qatar

US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban confirm the next round of US-Taliban talks will begin in Doha on June 29.

US and Taliban announce new round of talks in Qatar

Afghanistan

Afghan leaders begin two-day peace talks in Pakistan

Conference covering the economy, health and the repatriation of refugees comes before Afghan president's visit.

Afghan leaders begin two-day peace talks in Pakistan

Risking it all

The brave merchants of Wakhan, the 'other' Afghanistan

Drivers put up with 5,000m high passes and extreme weather to deliver basic goods to Afghanistan's isolated northeast.

Reporter's Notebook

The medics changing lives in Kabul, one limb at a time

We meet the health workers of Kabul's Red Cross Orthopaedic Centre giving amputees new limbs and a new lease of life.

Afghanistan

Suicide bomber kills civilians, police in eastern Afghanistan

Suicide bomber detonates explosives near a police vehicle in Jalalabad, killing at least nine people and wounding 13.

Suicide bomber kills civilians, police in eastern Afghanistan

101 East

Afghanistan: The Healers

As war continues to cripple Afghanistan, health workers are restoring the limbs, and lives, of their patients.

Afghanistan

ISIL expands its reach in Afghanistan, threatening the West

ISIL affiliate rises after group's removal from Syria and Iraq, prompting fears of new attacks in the West.

ISIL expands its reach in Afghanistan, threatening the West

Afghanistan

Former Afghan football president gets life ban over sexual abuse

Keramuddin Keram accused by at least five Afghan female football players of repeated sexual abuse between 2013 and 2018.

Former Afghan football president gets life ban over sexual abuse

Afghanistan

ICC prosecutor presses for Afghanistan war crimes investigation

In April, the International Criminal Court refused probe into alleged atrocities by all sides in the Afghan conflict.

ICC prosecutor presses for Afghanistan war crimes investigation

Afghanistan

Taliban detain Afghan peace marchers during 100km journey

Dozens of participants march for an end to nearly two decades of conflict as the Taliban holds some for 'talks'.

Taliban detain Afghan peace marchers during 100km journey

Opinion

Why Afghanistan needs peace before elections

President Ashraf Ghani's insistence on holding elections in September could derail peace negotiations with the Taliban.

Anwar-ul-Haq Ahady

by Anwar-ul-Haq Ahady

Anwar-ul-Haq Ahady

Asia

Multiple Kabul blasts kill one, wound 17

One person is killed when a magnetic bomb attached to a bus carrying university students exploded in Afghan capital.

Three explosions hit Kabul killing one and injuring 17

United States

US and Taliban to hold new talks in Doha after month-long lull

US envoy negotiating with Taliban to resume talks with the group in the Qatari capital to advance the 'peace process'.

US and Taliban to hold new talks in Doha after month-long lull

Afghanistan

Taliban leader says no Eid ceasefire

Group's head indicates no ceasefire anytime soon in Afghanistan, but says negotiations remain open with the US.

Taliban leader pledges to keep fighting in Eid message

Afghanistan

Cricket fever grips war-torn Afghanistan

Afghans are trying to forget the horrors of conflict and dedicate their time to supporting their cricket team.

Cricket World Cup 2019: Afghans unite to cheer national team