World Sep 17Taliban kill 24 at Afghan president’s rally
President Ashraf Ghani was present at the venue but was unharmed, according to his campaign chief.
World Sep 09Afghans brace for fresh violence after Trump calls off Taliban talks
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, whose government was sidelined in the U.S.-Taliban talks, again declared that his country was ready to meet with the Taliban but that "negotiation without a cease-fire is not possible."…
Politics Sep 08Pompeo: Taliban ‘overreached’ in attack that killed American
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that Taliban "overreached" with a car bomb attack in Kabul that killed an American soldier, leading President Donald Trump to call off closely-held Afghanistan peace talks planned for Camp David.
World Sep 04Afghan government raises new concerns about U.S.-Taliban deal
The Afghan government and former U.S. ambassadors caution that a full U.S. troop withdrawal that moves too quickly could lead to civil war.
World Sep 03Taliban bombing kills 16 in Kabul after tentative peace deal is reached
Taliban attacks continue even as a U.S. envoy says the deal with the insurgents only needs the approval of President Donald Trump to become a reality.
World Sep 01Taliban attack 2nd Afghan city as U.S. envoy says deal is near
It was the second attack on an Afghan city in as many days and killed several civilians and security forces, officials said.
World Aug 31Taliban launch ‘massive attack’ on Afghan city of Kunduz
The Taliban launched a large-scale attack on Kunduz, one of Afghanistan’s main cities, killing at least 15 people and wounding more than 75 others, government officials said Saturday…
World Aug 19Afghanistan vows to ‘eliminate’ Islamic State havens after attack
President Ashraf Ghani's comments came as Afghanistan mourns at least 63 people, including children, killed in the Kabul bombing at a wedding hall late Saturday night.
World Aug 18Islamic State claims bombing at Kabul wedding that killed 63
The local Islamic State affiliate claimed responsibility for a suicide blast on Saturday at a wedding in Afghanistan's capital of Kabul. It was the deadliest attack in the capital this year, with 63 killed and 182 wounded.
World Jul 29Death toll from attack on Afghanistan political office rises to at least 20
The attack began with a suicide car bombing after which other attackers entered the building and started shooting at security forces.