Afghanistan

Taliban, Afghan leaders urge 'zero' civilian casualties

Afghan leaders and the Taliban call to reduce civilian casualties to 'zero' in a joint statement after talks in Doha.

Afghan talks: Rival sides agree on 'road map for peace'

Afghanistan

The activists leading efforts for women's rights at Afghan talks

Female delegates at intra-Afghan talks in Doha say many women pin hopes on them to advance dialogue on women's rights.

The activists leading efforts for women's rights at Afghan talks

Afghanistan

Intra-Afghan peace talks under way amid more Taliban attacks

Afghan delegates meet the Taliban in Qatar to find peace as yet another attack by armed group kills 14 people in Ghazni.

Intra-Afghan peace talks under way amid more Taliban attacks

Afghanistan

Taliban car bomb attack kills 14, wounds 180 in Ghazni

Attack targeting National Directorate of Security compound came as rival Afghan groups met in Qatar to discuss peace.

Asia

Intra-Afghan talks with Taliban kick off in Qatar

Afghans from across the political and social spectrum to meet Taliban representatives in bid to end the 18-year war.

Intra-Afghan talks with Taliban under way in Qatar

Afghanistan

US, Taliban scramble to rewrite draft on troop withdrawal

The talks are taking place before a peace conference on Afghanistan in Doha, Qatar on Sunday.

US, Taliban scramble to rewrite draft on troop withdrawal

Environment

'We're in crisis': The high price of deforestation in Afghanistan

Wood has long been a main energy source, which has diminished the country's forests, but things are changing.

'We're in crisis': The high price of deforestation in Afghanistan

Afghanistan

'Spectacular progress', says Taliban as US talks enter fifth day

Taliban spokesman says latest round of negotiations in Doha has resulted in completion of '80-90 percent' of agreement.

'Spectacular progress', says Taliban as US talks enter fifth day

Afghanistan

Taliban, Afghan rivals 'set to meet' in fresh bid for peace

The international efforts to bring warring sides to the table comes as Taliban continues to carry out deadly attacks.

Taliban, Afghan rivals 'set to meet' in fresh bid for peace

Asia

Taliban attack in Kabul kills 16, wounds dozens of children

Armed group claims responsibility for a powerful bomb blast near the defence ministry that injures at least 105 people.

Afghanistan

Taliban kills 19 in Afghanistan amid peace talks with US in Doha

Taliban fighters ram vehicles laden with explosives into government office, killing eight election workers among others.

Taliban kills 19 in Afghanistan amid peace talks with US in Doha

Afghanistan

US-Taliban peace talks: What we know so far

The seventh round of talks begin, days after the US says it hopes for a peace deal before September 1.

US-Taliban talks for peace in Afghanistan: What we know so far

Afghanistan

Taliban kills 25 as peace talks with US get under way in Doha

The Taliban is to meet the US envoy for the seventh round of negotiations in the Qatari capital.

Taliban kills 25 as peace talks with US get under way in Doha

Asia

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani arrives in Pakistan for key talks

The visit comes as Kabul accuses Islamabad of interfering in its internal affairs and amid peace talks with the Taliban.

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani arrives in Pakistan for key talks

Afghanistan

Afghanistan: US military says two service members killed

The latest deaths bring the tally of US forces killed in Afghanistan to at least six in 2019 and 65 since 2015.

Afghanistan: US military says two service members killed