At least three dead as barrage of rocket fire hits Kabul
At least three people were killed Saturday when a barrage of rockets struck densely populated parts of Kabul, officials said, marking the latest attack in an ongoing wave of violence
Australian troops 'unlawfully killed' 39 Afghans in alleged war crimes
Australia's top general said Thursday there was credible evidence that his special forces unlawfully killed 39 unarmed civilians and prisoners during the war in Afghanistan...
At Afghan peace talks, the hard work begins
Peace talks between the Taliban and Afghan government negotiators get down to business Sunday, with the search for a lasting ceasefire one of many key issues up for discussion. A slick opening ceremony in the Qatari capital Doha on Saturday saw the Afghan government, and allies including the US, call for a ceasefire. But the…
'Truly momentous' talks open between Taliban, Afghan government
Peace talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government opened in Qatar on Saturday, marking what US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heralded as a "truly momentous" breakthrough in nearly two decades of relentless conflict.
Taliban prisoner release re-opens wounds for victims' families
The decision to release hundreds of the Taliban's most dangerous prisoners has stirred painful memories for the loved ones of those killed in Afghanistan's war...
Afghan ceasefire holds as hundreds of Taliban prisoners freed
A rare ceasefire between the Taliban and Afghan government appeared to hold for the third and final day on Sunday, with hundreds of militant prisoners released in a bid to bring peace talks closer.
Taliban accuse Kabul of re-arresting freed insurgents
The Taliban accused Afghan security forces Sunday of re-arresting insurgents who had been released as part of a crucial prisoner...
Taliban killed 291 Afghan security personnel in past week: government t
The Taliban killed at least 291 Afghan security personnel over the past week, a top government official said Monday, accusing the insurgents of unleashing a wave of violence ahead of potential talks.
Over 400 Afghan security personnel killed or wounded by Taliban in past week
The Taliban have killed or wounded more than 400 Afghan security personnel over the past week, the interior ministry said Sunday...