Asia

Pakistan, Afghanistan inaugurate 24/7 Torkham border crossing

Round-the-clock operations launched as the two South Asian countries aim to boost bilateral and transit trade.

Pakistan, Afghanistan inaugurate 24/7 Torkham border crossing

Afghanistan

Taliban suicide attacks kill at least 48 before Afghan elections

One attack targeted President Ghani's campaign rally in Charikar while the other blast took place in Kabul.

Taliban suicide attacks kill at least 48 before Afghan elections

Climate Change

Afghan student denied visa to attend UN climate summit

Teen selected to participate in first UN youth climate summit unable to travel as US embassy rejects visa application.

Afghan student invited to UN youth climate summit denied US visa

Asia

Afghanistan explosions: Dozens killed in two separate blasts

The Taliban says its suicide bomber targeted special forces soldiers but most of those killed and injured were civilians.

Asia

Afghanistan attack: Will voters stop going to polls?

President Ashraf Ghani cancels his appearance in the first televised presidential debate, leaving his rival Abdullah Abdullah taking the stage alone.

Taliban

Taliban delegation visits Iran to 'discuss latest developments'

Iran's foreign ministry spokesman said talks are part of Tehran's 'comprehensive consultations' with all Afghan parties.

Taliban delegation visits Iran to 'discuss latest developments'

Afghanistan

China signals veto in standoff over UN Afghanistan mission

Diplomats say China wants reference to its Belt and Road project in mission renewal as Tuesday deadline looms.

China signals veto in standoff over UN Afghanistan mission

Asia

Afghanistan forces say they have broken up ISIL cell

The hunt for ISIL is not easy for security forces as the group has become more sophisticated and difficult to track.

Afghanistan

'People treat you like a celebrity, but also as an infidel'

Kabul collective ArtLords paints provocative murals across the capital, turning blast wall barriers into artworks.

'People treat you like a celebrity, but also as an infidel'

Russia

Taliban delegation visits Russia after Trump says talks 'dead'

At Moscow meeting, Russia stresses importance of resumption of US-Taliban talks and group says eager to renew dialogue.

Taliban delegation visits Russia after Trump says talks 'dead'

Asia

How will failed US-Taliban talks impact Afghanistan?

Diplomatic shift will likely lead to escalation of military operations on both sides.

How will failed US-Taliban talks impact Afghanistan?

Talk to Al Jazeera

'Astonishing': Taliban responds to Trump's peace talks withdrawal

A spokesman tells Al Jazeera that without an agreement the Taliban is not obliged to give safe passage to US troops.

Taliban

US House panel subpoenas Trump's Afghan envoy Zalmay Khalilzad

Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Engel says panel wants answers on Afghan peace plan now that US-Taliban talks are dead.

US House panel subpoenas Trump's Afghan envoy Zalmay Khalilzad

Afghanistan

Taliban suicide attack in Kabul kills Afghan troops

Afghan officials said at least four soldiers killed in the attack in Chahar Asyab district of Kabul.

United States

Trump pledges to hit Taliban 'harder' as peace talks 'dead'

The US president said the Taliban showed 'weakness' in killing a US soldier and 11 others in Afghanistan last week.

Trump pledges to hit Taliban 'harder' as peace talks 'dead'