Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022

Afghan Taliban talks


Afghan politicians, Taliban meet in Doha as fighting continues

July 17, 2021 7:56 pm

Negotiators have been meeting in Doha since September but failed to make substantive progress with time running out before foreign troops' full exit by Sept. 11.

Afghanistan 2.0: What continued US engagement means for the region

May 24, 2021 8:41 am

American troops are set to withdraw from the country by September 11 this year, but the shadow of re-engagement looms, raising security concerns beyond South Asia.

Mortar shells strike Kabul as Afghans mark Independence Day

August 18, 2020 3:21 pm

The attack came a day after the government said it would not release the last 320 Taliban prisoners it holds until the insurgents free more captured Afghan soldiers.

Despite Afghan-Taliban peace talks, war on civilians continue

July 10, 2019 8:57 am

Even as an All-Afghan conference that brought Afghanistan's warring sides together was ending, the airstrike killed seven people, six of them children.

End of an era

January 31, 2019 12:04 am

Whether peace can be negotiated or not, status quo in Afghanistan appears increasingly unsustainable

Afghanistan: President Ashraf Ghani announces unconditional ceasefire with Taliban after peace meeting

June 07, 2018 2:31 pm

The decision came after a meeting of Islamic clerics from across the country this week who declared a fatwa on Taliban attacks. A suicide bombing claimed by Islamic State killed 14 people at the entrance to the clerics' peace tent in Kabul.

Kabul’s risky overture

March 06, 2018 12:50 pm

Afghan president’s search for reconciliable elements within the Taliban could intensify divisions in the country’s ruling coalition.

Peace talks between Afghan officials, Taliban conclude, plan to meet again

July 08, 2015 10:07 am

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has made it a priority to find a peace settlement with the Taliban

US shuns out Pakistan from Afghan Taliban talks

June 27, 2011 1:15 pm

Pakistan is upset at being left out of the endgame in Afghanistan.

Britain may back move to open Taliban office for peace talks

May 27, 2011 12:01 pm

UK govt official said channels of communication with Afghan Taliban are open but these are in early stages.