Taliban announce three-day Eid ceasefire
Afghan Taliban have announced a truce during the Eid al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of Ramadan. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani welcomed the move, ordering the Afghan military to honor the ceasefire.
Abba Kyari buried in Abuja after dying of COVID-19, Deaths linked to the coronavirus now over 150,000 globally
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At least five dead in suicide attack on Afghan military academy
A suicide attack targeting a military academy in the Afghan capital Kabul killed at least five people early Tuesday, in the first major assault in the city in months.
Germany insists Afghan government must be involved in Taliban talks
Germany's defense minister has called for Afghan politicians to play a role in peace talks with the Taliban. The militant Islamist group has refused to engage with Kabul, instead focusing on direct talks with Washington.
Afghanistan: Dozens killed after bus hits 'Taliban' bomb
Afghan officials have accused the Taliban of planting a roadside bomb in the western province of Farah. Civilians often take the brunt of fighting between insurgents and pro-government forces.
Taliban and Afghan government agree to reduce violence
The Taliban and Afghan officials have agreed on a "promise to reduce violence," Germany's envoy says. Hosted by Qatar, the German-brokered talks could also spark progress in negotiations between the US and the Taliban.
Army offers rare career opportunities for Afghan women
Army offers rare career opportunities for Afghan women.
Suicide attack kills 15 people in Afghan capital on election day
The bombing happened as people vote in parliamentary elections which were marred by violence from the outset.