It was the Taliban's first international visit following the collapse of talks with Washington.
By Kathy Gannon, Jim Heintz, Associated Press
U.S. and Taliban representatives spent months negotiating peace and American withdrawal from Afghanistan. But after canceling meetings in the U.S., President Trump says the talks are dead. Why did they collapse, and what are the prospects for ending the country’s…
What had seemed like a potential deal to end America's longest war has unraveled, with President Donald Trump and the Taliban blaming each other for the collapse of nearly a year of U.S.-Taliban negotiations in Doha, Qatar.
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."…
By Rahim Faiez, Associated Press
In our news wrap Wednesday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 680 undocumented workers at Mississippi food plants. The raids were the largest in a decade, planned for months and involving 600 government agents. Also, 14 people were killed and…
By Kathy Gannon, Associated Press
President Ashraf Ghani hopes to showcase unity at the four-day meeting that brings together politicians, tribal elders, many prominent figures and others.
By Ali Rogin, Nick Schifrin
Afghanistan's National Security Adviser Hamdullah Mohib criticized the Trump administration's handling of peace talks with the Taliban.
For the first time in two and a half years, peace talks are occurring over the conflict in Yemen. Delegations from the Yemeni government and Houthi rebels are meeting with a United Nations envoy in Sweden, where a prisoner swap…
By David Keyton, Brian Rohan, Associated Press
In a positive sign, the U.N. envoy said the warring sides had agreed on a prisoner exchange as a first step toward building confidence.
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