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Taliban and Afghanistan government negotiators meet in Qatar

The warring sides meet in Doha on the second day of a three-day ceasefire to speed up stalled peace talks.…

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Separate blasts kill 11 Afghan civilians on first day of truce

Kandahar, Kunduz and Ghazni provinces were rocked by four separate bombings, killing at least 11 civilians. At least 11 civilians…

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Three-day Eid ceasefire comes into force in Afghanistan

The temporary deal between the Taliban and the Afghan government follows a surge in violence in recent weeks. A three-day…

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Afghan forces battle to recapture Taliban-held Kabul outskirt

The military operation to regain control of Nerkh district came just before the start of a three-day Eid ceasefire. Afghanistan’s…

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‘A challenge’ for Afghan military as US leaves Afghanistan

US defence secretary says Afghan forces ‘will play major role in stopping the Taliban’ as group steps up attacks. The…

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Taliban captures key Afghan dam as fighting rages

Dahla Dam provides irrigation to farmers via a network of canals as well as drinking water for Kandahar province. The…

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Peace is possible in Afghanistan

Few have hope for Afghanistan Those in favour of the United States government’s decision to withdraw forces from Afghanistan see…

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Afghan women’s rights ‘would be rolled back’ under Taliban: US

A new intelligence report says women’s rights will be threatened following US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. The Taliban “would roll…

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Taliban launches Afghanistan offensive after US pullout deadline

The armed group launches assaults across Afghanistan after a missed US deadline to withdraw troops. Afghanistan’s security forces have fought…

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US: Taliban attacks not affecting Afghan troop withdrawal

Pentagon says ‘small harassing attacks’ by Taliban will not affect September 11 pullout deadline set by President Joe Biden. A…

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