Biden to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by September 11
President Joe Biden will remove all US troops from Afghanistan before this year's 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, ending America's longest war around five months later than planned, a US official said.
Taliban slam Afghan president's proposal for new election
The Taliban on Wednesday rejected a proposal by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to hold elections later this year, after months of peace talks between the two warring sides have made little progress.
Biden warns US may miss deadline to exit Afghanistan
US President Joe Biden has said that it would be "tough" to meet the deadline to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan by May 1, as agreed with the Taliban in a deal secured under Donald Trump.
Taliban warn Nato to push ahead with troop withdrawal in Afghanistan
The Taliban on Saturday warned NATO against seeking a "continuation of war", as the alliance weighs a planned withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Gunmen assassinate two Afghan women judges in Kabul ambush
Gunmen shot dead two Afghan women judges working for the Supreme Court during an early morning ambush in the country's capital Sunday, officials said, as a wave of assassinations continues to rattle the nation. Violence has surged across Afghanistan in recent months despite ongoing peace talks between the Taliban and government -- especially in Kabul,…
Taliban kill 12 pro-govt militiamen in Afghanistan insider attack
Two Taliban fighters who had infiltrated a base of pro-government Afghan militiamen killed 12 of them, officials and the insurgent group said Saturday.
Bomb kills three in Afghan capital
An Afghan journalist-turned spokesman for the country's public protection force was killed along with two colleagues Sunday by a bomb targeting their vehicle, officials said. The murder of Zia Wadan, who previously worked for several media networks, appeared to be the latest in a series of targeted killings that have rocked Afghanistan, especially Kabul. Wadan…
US military blames Taliban for spate of Afghan assassinations
The US military on Monday blamed the Taliban for a spate of assassinations of prominent Afghans, the first time Washington has directly accused the insurgent group of the killings.
Eight killed as car bomb rocks Afghan capital
A car bomb killed eight people and wounded more than 15 others in Kabul Sunday, officials said, the latest attack to rock the Afghan capital. Kabul has been hit by a wave of deadly violence in recent months despite the Taliban and government engaging in peace talks to end the country's long conflict. Interior ministry…