Russia says that the Taliban will be joining the Sept. 4 talks in Moscow, along with representatives of several neighboring countries.
By Matthew Pennington, Associated Press
Afghan forces rescued nearly 150 people Monday, including women and children, hours after the Taliban ambushed a convoy of buses and abducted them. The quick response marked a rare if limited battlefield success for the troops after weeks of unrelenting…
By Amir Shah, Rahim Faiez, Associated Press
What is the Taliban’s strategy and how will the continued attacks affect its efforts to engage in direct talks with the U.S.? We asked several analysts.
By Larisa Epatko
Shia teenagers were killed by a suicide bomber at an education center in Kabul on Wednesday. Meanwhile, residents of the city of Ghazni began to pick up the pieces after a five-day siege between the Taliban and the Afghan Army.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Sunday, Aug 12, counter protesters outnumber white nationalists in Washington, D.C. on the one year anniversary of the Charlottesville march. Also, a lawsuit alleges that sponsor agencies are exploiting au pairs as a cheap source of…
Hundreds have been killed in the battle for Ghazni between the Afghan troops and the Taliban over the last three days. Taking back the city, which lies on the highway connecting Kabul and Kandahar, Afghanistan’s second largest city, would give…
By Amir Shah, Associated Press
The city was in lockdown and fighting continued throughout the day Friday, with sporadic bursts of gunfire from Taliban fighters who had hunkered down in elevated positions inside Ghazni from which they were shooting, some residents said.
By Associated Press
A Taliban suicide bomber killed three NATO forces on a foot patrol in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday in an attack that also wounded a U.S. soldier and two Afghan troops, NATO said in a statement.
In our news wrap Wednesday, a budding trade war between the U.S. and China escalated after President Trump ordered a second round of potential tariffs. It could include 10 percent levies on $200 billion in Chinese goods, from fish to…
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