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.
Afghanistan: Taliban prisoner exchange an 'important step,' says US envoy
The US special envoy who negotiated a deal with the Taliban says a first prisoner swap between the rebels and the government has been a step toward peace. He said the coronavirus threat made the swap even more urgent.
US-Taliban deal comes under pressure just days after signing
The historic US-Taliban agreement in Doha over the weekend raised hopes for a lasting peace in Afghanistan, but the disagreements between the Afghan government and the insurgents could nullify the deal's gains.
Afghanistan hopes for lasting peace as 'reduction in violence' takes hold
DW went to a rural district in eastern Afghanistan where people are enjoying a break from violence. As the Taliban and the US are inching toward a deal, they are cautiously hopeful for a future without war.
Is Afghanistan's amnesty for Taliban and IS group fighters working?
Since the 2001 US-led intervention in Afghanistan that ousted the Taliban, a series of amnesty programmes have been created, allowing former Taliban and Islamic State group fighters to lay down their weapons in return for an official pardon. Our reporters Margaux Benn, Sonia Ghezali and Shahzaib Wahlah travelled to three Afghan provinces to explore how former Taliban fighters are adapting to their new lives as ordinary civilians. They also find out how the amnesty programme is perceived by family members
Afghan president stresses need for Taliban ceasefire after meeting with Trump
Afghanistan's president said Friday, after meeting his United States counterpart, that if the Taliban insurgency were sincerely committed to reaching a peace agreement, they would accept a ceasefire.
Top US, Taliban negotiators meet in Pakistan
Taliban officials have met with a US special envoy for the first time since peace talks collapsed a month ago. But US officials have said official peace talks have not resumed.
Taliban 'must accept the Afghanistan of 2019', Afghan ambassador to US says
Taliban 'must accept the Afghanistan of 2019', Afghan ambassador to the US says
Afghanistan: Taliban vows to fight on after Trump ends peace talks
In response to Donald Trump's decision to cancel negotiations, the Taliban has said it will carry on fighting. The group has continued to gain territory in Afghanistan, as Trump said he plans to pull out US troops.