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Abdullah Abdullah: The Taliban is 'the obstacle'

Afghan chief executive says the Taliban is to blame for prolonging the war in his country.

Abdullah Abdullah: The Taliban is 'the obstacle'

Opinion

The ICC was wrong to deny prosecution request for Afghan probe

US officials will never end up before ICC judges, but speaking truth to power could still boost the court's credibility.

Mark Kersten

by Mark Kersten

Mark Kersten

Afghanistan

ICC judges deny prosecution request for Afghan probe

International Criminal Court judges reject prosecutor's request to investigate alleged war crimes in Afghanistan.

ICC judges deny prosecution request for Afghan probe

UpFront

Afghanistan: Is peace with the Taliban possible?

We ask Abdullah Abdullah about US-Taliban peace talks and debate the so-called US war on drugs.

Afghanistan: Is peace with the Taliban possible?

Asia

Taliban announces spring offensive amid Afghan peace talks

Operation 'victory' will be conducted with the aim of 'eradicating occupation' from Afghanistan, the group says.

Taliban announces spring offensive amid Afghan peace talks

Asia

Thousands flee as ISIL and Taliban fight for Kunar province

More than 20,000 people flee their homes as violence between ISIL and Taliban escalate.

Afghanistan

Hope blossoms in spring as Afghans keep close eye on peace talks

In the eastern province of Kunar, spring usually brings more fighting, but this year could be different.

Hope blossoms in spring as Afghans keep close eye on peace talks

Asia

Three US troops, one contractor killed in Afghanistan explosion

Taliban claims responsibility for blast near Bagram airbase, close to Afghan capital, Kabul.

Three US troops, one contractor killed in Afghanistan explosion

Afghanistan

Taliban kills dozens of Afghan forces in 2-day siege

Taliban fighters storm Afghan government compound in Badghis, kill at least 32 soldiers and policemen in 48 hours.

Afghanistan: Taliban encircles government compound, kills dozens

United States

US revokes ICC prosecutor's entry visa over Afghanistan probe

US authorities cancel Fatou Bensouda's visa in response to her inquiry into possible war crimes by US forces and allies.

US revokes ICC prosecutor's entry visa over Afghanistan probe

Asia

Taliban kills Afghan security forces in 'massive' Badghis attack

Taliban fighters storm Afghan government compound, kill at least 20 soldiers and policemen in western Badghis attack.

Taliban kills Afghan security forces in 'massive' Badghis attack

Opinion

Ashraf Ghani's grand plan for sustainable peace in Afghanistan

Afghanistan's president has a plan that would deliver not only peace but also justice, equality and development.

Samim Arif

by Samim Arif

Samim Arif

US & Canada

On the Afghan war front line: US Marines' film in spotlight

'Combat Obscura' gives viewers a more realistic look at life in the longest war in US history that has no end in sight.

Afghanistan

'Huge destruction': Afghanistan floods kill dozens

Flooding caused by heavy rains destroys homes and leaves trail of devastation across seven provinces.

Afghanistan floods kill dozens, worsen desperate situation

Afghanistan

Afghan vice president narrowly escapes Taliban attack

Taliban claims responsibility for attack on Abdul Rashid Dostum's convoy which killed one of his bodyguards.

Afghan vice president narrowly escapes Taliban attack