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FS meets Afghan President, top officials; discusses security concerns

Jaishankar, who flew down to Kabul from Islamabad on Wednesday, visited Afghanistan as the last stop for the first phase of his ‘SAARC Yatra’.

The problem next-door

New Afghan president must deal with an unpredictable neighbour.


Afghan President visits wife, newborn at Gurgaon hospital

The mother and the newborn are well and are expected to be discharged on Friday evening.

Karzai secretly in touch with the Taliban: report

Despite Karzai's secret contact with the Taliban, top Afghan officials were informed that any prospect of a peace deal were now gone.

Chuck Hagel backs NATO force in Afghanistan post-2014

Karzai has said the signature could take place after elections in April.

Afghan government sets conditions for signing US deal

The jirga is to give its decision on Sunday on the Bilateral Security Agreement.


Afghan President Karzai's brothers to offer him role if elected

Analysts say a successful Karzai family alliance could shield the president from graft allegations.

UN extends NATO force in Afghanistan for last time

The Security Council extended ISAF's mandate until December 31,2014.

Pak frees Taliban top leader

Pakistani television reported Baradar had been set free.

Afghan President Hamid Karzai visits Pakistan for support on peace talks with Taliban

Karzai is also tipped to visit Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.