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19 Sep 2019
A suicide truck bomber devastated a hospital in southern Afghanistan, leaving 20 dead and up to 100 injured. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.
15 Sep 2019
Taliban 'must accept the Afghanistan of 2019', Afghan ambassador to the US says
14 Sep 2019
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.
6 Sep 2019
The US and the Taliban are close to finalizing a deal to end the 18-year-long Afghan war. But Kabul is still not completely on board, and this could complicate matters. Shamil Shams and Masood Saifullah report from Doha.
11 Aug 2019
Afghans hope for peace during Eid as the latest round of US-Taliban talks continue ahead of the religious holiday, known as the festival of sacrifice celebrated by Muslims around the world.
5 Aug 2019
The US and the Taliban are holding a new round of talks seeking to end nearly 18 years of war in Afghanistan. But uncertainty around a potential peace deal has triggered anxiety among many Afghans.
29 Jul 2019
An Afghan government official had earlier said a delegation would meet the Taliban within the next two weeks in Europe. The militant group dubs the government an "American puppet" with no negotiating power.
14 Jul 2019
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.
29 May 2019
Islamic State group fighters beheaded three of Niaz Bibi's sons and shot three grandsons dead in a remote part of Afghanistan's Nangarhar province which is home to both the Taliban and a growing IS affiliate. Now Bibi, 70, is left taking care of the surviving grandchildren -- about 40 orphans in total.
13 Apr 2019
Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan have announced the start of their spring fighting season despite ongoing peace pushes. The declaration is largely symbolic, as their deadly attacks have continued through the winter.
7 Apr 2019
Afghan women soldiers fear the Taliban's return to politics
27 Mar 2019
Tracking Mullah Omar: How the US failed to catch the former Taliban leader.

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