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People Vulnerable to Trafficking Growing Rapidly During Pandemic: Annual US Report

The novel coronavirus pandemic had made more people vulnerable to human trafficking, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday as an annual...

Taliban-Era Repressions May Return: Taliban’s Women Activists Fear The Day

Khalida Khorsand, a 35-year-old rights activist from the western Afghan city of Herat, is skeptical about Taliban claims that it has dispensed with its...

More than 1mn Afghan Children Deprive of Polio Vaccinations Because of Taliban and IS Militants

Some information in this report came from Reuters. More than 1 million Afghan children, particularly in conflict-stricken regions of the country, were deprived of polio...

Ex-Afghanistan Warlord Claims, ‘No Doubt’ Pakistan ‘Supports’ Taliban

Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, one of Afghanistan’s most notorious former warlords, said there is "no doubt" neighboring Pakistan supports the Afghan Taliban. In an interview with RFE/RL...

US-Taliban Meeting Cancelled, 14 Members on “The US and UN Blacklist”

An upcoming meeting in Pakistan between a delegation of the United States and Taliban representatives has been cancelled, according to information coming from both...

Taliban Seeking Recognition of Qatar Office Ahead of Fresh Talks With US

The Taliban says it hopes ongoing negotiations with the United States would bring a long-demanded formal recognition for the insurgent group's "political office" in...

Taliban’s New Chief Negotiator: Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar

 As peace talks between the United States and Afghan Taliban enter a crucial stage, the Taliban leadership has announced a new chief negotiator, a...

Revived Attempt At Afghan Peace Talks Between U.S.-Taliban Brings Hope

There are signs of progress in the ongoing peace talks between the United States and the Taliban in Qatar, leading some to think they...

Women In Afghanistan Fear Recurring Oppression If Taliban Becomes Part Of The Government

Eighteen years ago, at the height of the Taliban’s power in Afghanistan, Roshan Mashal secretly taught her daughters to read and write alongside a...

As U.S. Intensifies Efforts To Make Peace With Afghanistan, Taliban Attacks Military Base

Taliban insurgents launched a major suicide bomb-and-gun attack against a military base in central Afghanistan, killing at least 18 security troops and injuring dozens...

Afghanistan Elections Conclude, IEC Criticized For Mismanagement

The process of submitting nomination papers for the upcoming presidential vote in Afghanistan concluded Sunday, with President Ashraf Ghani and his ruling coalition partner...

U.S. Determined To Address ‘Legitimate Concerns’ To Achieve Peace in Afghanistan

 The United States said Saturday that it was determined to address "legitimate concerns" of all sides in the conflict in Afghanistan to achieve peace. Zalmay...

Pakistan Increases Efforts To Save The U.S.-Afghanistan Peace Talks

Pakistan has intensified efforts to keep the U.S.-led dialogue with the Afghan Taliban on track, but official sources in Islamabad maintain the responsibility for...

U.S. Envoy Advances Peace Talk Efforts In Afghanistan

Zalmay Khalilzad, the man responsible for overseeing America’s negotiations with the Afghan Taliban, arrived Tuesday night in Kabul, after making stops in India, the...

Peace Talks With The U.S. Stalled: Taliban

 The fledgling U.S.-initiated dialogue with the Taliban, aimed at ending the war in Afghanistan, has come to a halt, an insurgent spokesperson said Monday,...

Taliban Calls Off Peace Talks With The U.S, Due To ‘Agenda Disagreement’

The Afghan Taliban said Tuesday they had called off peace talks with U.S. officials in Qatar this week due to an "agenda disagreement," especially...

Engagement With U.S. For Peace Talk On Track: Taliban

 The Taliban has said that its engagement with the United States for negotiating an end to "the war and illegitimate occupation" of Afghanistan remains...

Peace Offer By Afghan Government Gets Rejected By Taliban

The Taliban have rejected Kabul’s offer of talks next month in Saudi Arabia where the militants, fighting to restore strict Islamic law in Afghanistan,...

U.S. and Taliban Conclude Pakistan-Moderated Peace Talks

The United States and the Taliban have concluded two days of marathon peace talks in the United Arab Emirates, promising to meet again in...

Taliban And The U.S. Set To Meet in UAE

A Pakistan-arranged meeting between U.S. and Taliban officials will be held Monday in the United Arab Emirates to push a political settlement to the...

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