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Taliban negotiators arrive in Moscow days after Trump declares Afghan peace talks 'dead'

A Taliban negotiating team arrived in Russia Friday, less than a week after President Trump announced that peace talks with the Islamic militant group in Afghanistan were "dead."...

Taliban negotiators arrive in Moscow days after Trump declares Afghan peace talks 'dead'

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Taliban Arrive in Moscow Days After Trump Declares Peace Deal ‘Dead’ (ISLAMABAD) — A Taliban official says the insurgent group’s negotiating team has arrived in the Russian capital just days after U.S. President Donald Trump declared a deal that had been ne...
22:42, 09/13/2019

Trump Declares Afghan Peace Talks With Taliban ‘Dead’ The president said he did not intend to try to revive efforts to reach a peace accord with the Taliban that could accelerate the removal of American troops from the country....
23:56, 09/09/2019

Game on: After Trump declares peace talks ‘dead,’ US commander takes aim at Taliban GAME ON: Angered by the Taliban’s deadly attacks on civilians and United States troops, President Trump declared negotiations over an American withdrawal from Afghanistan “dead” and promised to make t...
19:42, 09/10/2019

Taliban visits Moscow days after Trump says talks ‘dead’ A representative of the Taliban says a negotiating team has arrived in Russia just days after U.S. President Donald Trump declared dead a deal with the insurgent group in Afghanistan...
21:28, 09/13/2019

Taliban visits Moscow days after Trump says talks with group are ‘dead’ MOSCOW — A negotiating team from the Taliban arrived Friday in Russia, a representative told The Associated Press, just days after US President Donald Trump declared dead a deal with the insurgent gr...
23:56, 09/13/2019

Trump Cancels Peace Talks With Taliban, Afghan President President Trump said Saturday he called off a planned Camp David summit with Taliban leaders and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani after a Taliban bomb attack in Kabul killed an American soldier....
05:00, 09/08/2019

Trump says he’s canceling Afghan peace talks, secret meeting with Taliban leaders President Donald Trump said Saturday that he was calling off “peace negotiations” with Taliban leadership after a U.S. service member was killed in a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. ...
22:00, 09/08/2019

Taliban say "occupation" must end for Afghan peace as delegates meet in Moscow A Taliban delegation met a group of senior Afghan politicians in Moscow on Tuesday, insisting that international forces must leave Afghanistan for peace to be agreed, amid gathering diplomatic efforts...
13:14, 05/28/2019

Trump Declares U.S.-Taliban Talks Dead, Makes New Threat The president warned the U.S. could do “certain things” that would cost millions of lives in a move to end the war, a step he said he doesn’t want to take....
08:28, 09/10/2019

Trump says peace talks with Taliban are ‘dead’ President Trump said Monday that peace talks with the Taliban in Afghanistan are over after collapsing last week. “They’re dead. They’re dead. As far as I’m concerned, theyR...
02:28, 09/10/2019

Trump Pronounces Taliban Agreement "Dead" And Peace Talks Over President Donald Trump said Monday that negotiations with the Taliban "are dead" and indicated that he had no further interest in meeting with the group over an end to the Afghanistan war....
07:42, 09/10/2019

Taliban warns of more US dead after Trump says he cancelled peace talks President tweets that he called off planned Camp David meeting after Kabul attack killed US soldierDonald Trump says he has cancelled secret peace talks on Afghanistan scheduled for Sunday that would ...
22:56, 09/08/2019

Taliban says progress made at Afghan talks in Moscow but no breakthrough A Taliban official said on Thursday that decent progress had been made at talks with a group of senior Afghan politicians in Moscow but that there had been no breakthrough and that further talks would...
11:28, 05/30/2019

U.S.-Taliban peace talks are now ‘dead’, Trump says after cancelling secret meeting Trump’s remark to reporters at the White House suggested he sees no point in resuming a nearly yearlong effort to reach a political settlement with the Taliban....
23:00, 09/09/2019

Taliban: Afghan peace talks with U.S. '80-90 percent finished' Peace talks between the United States and the Taliban militant group have made "spectacular progress" during negotiations to finish nearly two decades of fighting in Afghanistan, representatives said ...
19:14, 07/03/2019

U.S., Taliban take a break from peace talks for Afghan rivals to meet U.S. and Taliban officials decided on Saturday to put their ongoing peace talks on hold for two days to allow for a meeting between rival Afghan groups to be held in Qatar, Taliban and U.S. officials ...
19:42, 07/06/2019

Taliban attack second Afghan city amid peace talks with U.S. The Taliban attacked a second Afghan city in as many days on Sunday and killed several members of security forces, officials said, even as Washington’s peace envoy said the U.S. and the militant group...
21:42, 09/01/2019

Confusion Over Afghan-Taliban Talks Further Complicates Peace Process The Afghan government’s announcement of direct negotiations with the Taliban in two weeks was rejected by the insurgents, casting uncertainty over a stalled process....
21:28, 07/27/2019

U.S. Envoy Points to Progress in Afghan Peace Talks With Taliban Veteran diplomat Zalmay Khalilzad said that he is aiming by Sept. 1 to reach agreement with the insurgents on a road map for completing negotiations on a comprehensive settlement of the Afghan war. Lo...
19:00, 07/07/2019

U.S., Taliban peace talks to end Afghan war enter crucial stage Negotiators for the United States and Taliban Islamist militants will start on Saturday a seventh round of peace talks to end the war in Afghanistan, offering what one U.S. official called a "make-or-...
09:56, 06/29/2019

Taliban Attack Afghan City Of Kunduz Amid Peace Talks With US Taliban forces attacked the northern Afghan city of Kunduz on Saturday, Afghan and Taliban officials said, even as the United States and the hardline Islamist group seem close to finalizing a deal for...
10:42, 08/31/2019

Taliban attack northern Afghan city amid peace talks with U.S. Taliban forces attacked the northern Afghan city of Kunduz on Saturday, Afghan and Taliban officials said, even as the United States and the hardline Islamist group seem close to finalizing a deal for...
13:56, 08/31/2019

Taliban, Afghan leaders agree to peace 'road map' ahead of U.S. talks Taliban officials and Afghan government leaders, acting in an unofficial capacity, said Tuesday they've ended two-days of meetings in Qatar with an eight-point road map for peace....
13:56, 07/09/2019

Scores killed as Taliban, Afghan forces clash in Kunduz despite peace talks A Taliban suicide bomber struck a main square in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz where Afghan forces had gathered to defend the city from falling to the Taliban, killing at least 10 soldiers and ci...
00:42, 09/01/2019

U.S., Taliban resume talks as Afghan government seeks role in peace process American and Taliban officials resumed talks in Qatar to end a 17-year war in Afghanistan on Wednesday while the Afghan government hosted a rare assembly in Kabul to ensure its interests are upheld in...
11:42, 05/01/2019

Amid Peace Talks, Taliban Launch ‘Massive Attack’ on Afghan City of Kunduz (KABUL, Afghanistan) — The Taliban launched a large-scale attack on Kunduz, one of Afghanistan’s main cities, killing at least 15 people and wounding more than 75 others, government offici...
22:14, 08/31/2019

Taliban Negotiators Meet With Russian Officials After Trump Ends Talks Taliban representatives have held talks with Russian officials in an apparent effort to restart discussions with the U.S., days after President Trump declared negotiations with the insurgent group dea...
15:14, 09/14/2019

Pompeo: Taliban peace talks dead ‘for the time being’ CAMP DAVID DISCORD: It began with a short series of tweets Saturday in which President Trump revealed he had invited the Taliban and the president of Afghanistan to Camp David for secret talks to wrap...
03:14, 09/10/2019

Afghan peace deal hinges on ceasefire by Taliban: U.S. peace envoy Any peace agreement with the Afghan Taliban would depend on the declaration of a permanent ceasefire and a commitment to end the country's long war, the U.S. special envoy for peace in Afghanistan Zal...
21:14, 04/28/2019

More Americans will die after Trump abruptly ends Afghan talks, Taliban say President Donald Trump's decision to cancel Afghan peace talks will cost more American lives, the Taliban said on Sunday while the United States promised to keep up military pressure on the militants,...
02:00, 09/09/2019

Afghan Government Praises Trump Suspension of U.S.-Taliban Talks The Afghan government praised President Trump’s decision to cancel a secret meeting with Afghan and Taliban leaders at Camp David and suspend U.S. negotiations with the insurgents aimed at ending the ...
19:42, 09/08/2019

Trump says he canceled peace talks with Taliban over attack U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said he canceled peace talks with Afghanistan's Taliban leaders after the insurgent group said it was behind an attack in Kabul that killed an American soldier ...
02:14, 09/08/2019

Trump Tries Cooling Tensions With Pakistan to Speed Afghan Peace Talks The president gushed about the prospect of improved relations and trade with Pakistan if it helps negotiate a cease-fire to bring home American troops from Afghanistan....
23:00, 07/22/2019

President Donald Trump calls off US peace talks with Taliban Trump canceled peace negotiations after the militant group claimed responsibility for an attack in Kabul that killed 12 people, including a US soldier. The US president claimed he was to meet Taliban ...
14:28, 09/08/2019

US and Taliban close to deal to allow peace talks, Trump envoy says Zalmay Khalilzad, the US envoy for peace in Afghanistan, says agreement would reduce violence and allow ‘intra-Afghan’ talksUS and Taliban negotiators are close to an agreement that would reduce fight...
22:00, 09/01/2019

Trump says he canceled peace talks with Taliban over Kabul attack U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said he canceled peace talks with Afghanistan's Taliban leaders after the insurgent group said it was behind an attack in Kabul that killed an American soldier ...
02:14, 09/08/2019

Afghanistan: Taliban vow to fight on after Trump ends peace talks In response to Donald Trump's decision to cancel negotiations, the Taliban have said they will carry on fighting. The group has continued to gain territory in Afghanistan, as Trump said he plans to pu...
08:42, 09/11/2019

Imran Khan's US visit — Afghan peace to dominate talks with Donald Trump Afghanistan peace is likely to be the key topic during talks between Pakistani PM Khan and Trump. But analysts warn that Washington must not turn a blind eye to a crackdown on media and political plur...
15:00, 07/19/2019

Taliban warn of more American deaths after Trump ends peace talks Zabihullah Mujahid, a Taliban spokesman, criticized Trump for calling off the dialog and said U.S. forces have been pounding Afghanistan with attacks at the same time....
00:00, 09/09/2019

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 ...
14:56, 09/10/2019

Sixth round of U.S., Taliban peace talks begin today: Taliban spokesman American and Taliban officials are meeting on Wednesday in Qatar to resume talks aimed at ending a 17-year war in Afghanistan, a Taliban official said....
07:42, 05/01/2019

Peace talks with Afghans, Taliban called off after Trump cancels secret meeting Peace talks between the U.S. and leaders from Afghanistan and the Taliban are dead, after the Taliban admitted they were behind a deadly bombing in Kabul last week that resulted in the death of a U.S....
06:56, 09/09/2019

GOP reps cite 9/11 anniversary in criticizing Trump decision to invite Taliban to US for peace talks Two Republican members of Congress on Sunday expressed concern over President Donald Trump's now-canceled plan to host Taliban leaders at Camp David for secret peace talks around the 18th anniversary ...
02:28, 09/11/2019

UN envoy: Goal now must be Afghan-Taliban peace negotiations UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Afghanistan says all peace efforts including a new initiative by Germany and Qatar for talks among Afghans must be directed at starting formal negotiations bet...
01:00, 06/20/2019

U.S., Taliban begin new peace negotiations for Afghan withdrawal Discussions between U.S. and Taliban mediators started Wednesday in Qatar with the goal of creating a lasting peace and a phased withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan....
16:28, 05/01/2019

Taliban Attack Afghan City as They Talk Peace With U.S. Militants launched attacks from several directions on Kunduz, which they have entered twice in recent years, even as negotiations continued in Qatar....
07:28, 08/31/2019

Afghan government has concerns about U.S.-Taliban peace deal The Afghan government has concerns about the draft peace agreement reached between U.S. and Taliban negotiators and wants further clarification, President Ashraf Ghani's main spokesman said on Wednesd...
13:00, 09/04/2019

All-Afghan peace summit agreed upon, but on Taliban terms An all-Afghan peace summit will be held July 7 and 8 in the Middle Eastern nation of Qatar, but it would seem on Taliban terms as there will be no official government representation...
15:00, 07/02/2019

| Trump says US-Taliban talks are 'dead' President Donald Trump says that long-running talks with the Taliban that were meant to end with a withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan are now "dead."...
23:00, 09/09/2019

Republican reps cite 9/11 anniversary in criticizing Trump decision to invite Taliban to US for peace talks Two Republican members of Congress on Sunday expressed concern over President Donald Trump's now-canceled plan to host Taliban leaders at Camp David for secret peace talks around the 18th anniversary ...
05:42, 09/10/2019

Trump cancels secret Camp David peace talks with Taliban after deadly bombing in Kabul President Trump said he canceled secret peace talks with the Taliban after the group was credited for a car bomb that killed two NATO and American service members in Kabul last week....
03:28, 09/08/2019

Donald Trump says he canceled secret Camp David peace talks with Taliban after Kabul attack President Donald Trump on Saturday said he canceled a secret meeting with Afghan and Taliban officials at Camp David after the latter claimed responsibility for a suicide blast that killed a U.S. serv...
07:28, 09/08/2019

Afghan leader in Pakistan to talk ties, peace with Taliban ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Afghan president has arrived on his first visit to Pakistan, in an attempt to forge a fresh relationship with Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government and reach out to Islamab...
12:28, 06/27/2019

Taliban attack Afghan province as doubts on peace deal grow Taliban fighters launched fresh assaults in the western Afghan province of Farah on Friday, government officials said, part of a wave of violence that has cast a shadow over a peace deal struck betwee...
04:56, 09/07/2019

Stressing War’s Toll, Taliban and Afghan Representatives Agree to Peace Road Map In two days of often emotional discussions that for first time included the Afghan government, Taliban and Afghan officials called for ending civilian deaths and assuring women’s fundamental rights....
04:42, 07/09/2019

Spike in Taliban attacks 'unhelpful' to Afghan peace push: U.S. general A spike in attacks by Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan has been "particularly unhelpful" to peace efforts there, a senior U.S. military commander cautioned on Saturday as he visited neighboring Pakis...
22:14, 09/07/2019

Afghan president shuns foreign interference as U.S.-Taliban peace deal looms The Taliban control roughly half of Afghanistan and are at their strongest since the U.S.-led invasion toppled their five-year-old government in 2001....
14:14, 08/12/2019

Taliban claim blast in Afghan capital as draft peace deal agreed The Taliban claimed responsibility for a car bomb explosion that rocked the Afghan capital Kabul on Monday, killing at least five people and wounding dozens more and shaking windows and doors in house...
23:14, 09/02/2019

Taliban Vows To Fight On After US President Trump Says Talks Are "Dead" The Taliban this morning vowed to continue fighting against US forces in Afghanistan after President Donald Trump said talks with insurgents were "dead", saying Washington would regret abandoning......
10:00, 09/10/2019

Trump says Taliban talks 'dead,' U.S. military to ramp up Afghanistan operations U.S. President Donald Trump proclaimed talks with Afghanistan's Taliban leaders dead on Monday, while the general in charge said the U.S. military is likely to ramp up operations in Afghanistan to cou...
03:14, 09/10/2019

Afghan peace deal in doubt as American solider among dozen killed by Taliban bomb in Kabul The Taliban took credit for a car bomb that killed two NATO service members, including an American, a day after U.S. officials said they had the basis for a deal with the terrorist group....
08:56, 09/06/2019

Trump says talks with Taliban are ‘dead,’ after canceling secret Camp David summit President Trump declared Monday that peace talks between the United States and the Taliban over the war in Afghanistan are “dead,” after canceling secret plans over the weekend for a Camp David summit...
22:14, 09/09/2019

Afghan war — What to expect from the US-Taliban Doha talks 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 Saifull...
00:42, 08/28/2019

| Afghan-Taliban talks could happen within two weeks: minister Direct talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban could begin within the next two weeks, an Afghan official says, marking a potentially crucial step in efforts to end the war....
21:56, 07/27/2019

Germany in push to resurrect Afghan talks with Taliban Germany, a leading donor and member of the NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan, has been talking with the Taliban and the Afghan government in an effort to restart peace talks to end 18 years of conflic...
13:42, 05/26/2019

Afghan Forces Hit With Wave of Attacks on Eve of Taliban Talks The violence came as Afghan politicians and Taliban members prepared to celebrate 100 years of diplomatic relations with Russia, and to speak informally....
19:42, 05/28/2019

US envoy to resume talks with Taliban on ending Afghan war The United States envoy negotiating with the Taliban for an end to nearly 18 years of fighting in Afghanistan was departing Tuesday for Qatar to resume talks...
02:00, 08/21/2019

US envoy launches new push on Afghan talks with Taliban Renewed efforts are underway to jumpstart stalled peace talks with the Taliban as a U.S. envoy is in Kabul and Pakistani and Afghan officials are meeting in Islamabad....
11:28, 06/10/2019

Why is the Afghan peace process not moving beyond talks? Washington and the Taliban are set to hold a new round of peace talks in Doha. The group has so far held several meetings with the US, and a number of other countries, but there has been too much talk...
16:42, 06/28/2019

Were Afghan peace talks in Qatar a success? Representatives of the Afghan government and the Taliban reached an agreement on a roadmap to end nearly 18 years of war. But much more difficult work lies ahead to achieve permanent peace, experts sa...
20:56, 07/09/2019

Peace talks between US and the Taliban end without agreement Talks between the US and the Taliban ended Monday without an agreement that would end America’s longest war as both sides said they would have to consult with leadership on the next steps. The n...
00:28, 08/13/2019

U.S. Envoy Meets Afghan Leader Over Taliban Talks, Official Says (KABUL, Afghanistan) — An Afghan official says U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has met with President Ashraf Ghani in the capital, Kabul, to brief him on the latest round of talks with the Taliban o...
12:00, 09/02/2019

Afghan president sees his chance after collapse of U.S.-Taliban talks Afghan President Ashraf Ghani had no more than 20 minutes to study a draft accord between the United States and the Taliban on pulling thousands of U.S. troops out of his country, but upcoming electio...
05:28, 09/18/2019

Afghan Taliban Sends Delegation Russia After Talks With US Collapse The Taliban have sent a delegation to Russia to discuss prospects for a withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan following the collapse of talks with the United States this month, officials from the...
13:14, 09/14/2019

Women seek voice in Afghan peace talks Afghan women are demanding a strong voice in peace talks between the government and the Taliban but are so far meeting resistance. (April 29)        ...
15:00, 04/29/2019

US, Afghanistan Agree To Accelerate Afghan Peace Talks The United States and Afghanistan said Thursday they have agreed to accelerate efforts to reach a negotiated end to the conflict in the war-ravaged country....
19:28, 07/25/2019

White House says Afghan peace talks are 'proceeding' President Donald Trump met with his national security team on Friday to discuss Afghan peace talks and the meeting went "very well, and negotiations are proceeding," the White House said in a statemen...
01:00, 08/17/2019

Taliban-US peace talks reopen in Doha The US and the Taliban have agreed on the broad strokes of what could become a peace deal to end the nearly 18-year-old war. Talks in Qatar are now focused on hashing out the difficult details....
03:56, 06/30/2019

Taliban launches major attack on Afghan city, as talks with US go on in Doha Taliban militants launched an attack on the Afghan city of Kunduz from multiple directions early Saturday morning, a Defense Ministry spokesman said -- the first major Taliban assault on the provincia...
01:56, 09/01/2019

Suicide bomber kills six at Afghan defense university; Moscow talks fail to deliver ceasefire The attack came after three days of Afghan talks in Moscow ended without any significant progress in ending the war or even the hoped-for announcement of a ceasefire to mark the end of the holy month ...
15:42, 05/30/2019

Afghan peace talks: Renewed bid to kick-start progress Rival Afghan factions are set to meet in Doha on Sunday in an attempt to make headway in the country's long-stalled political deadlock. Qatar and Germany are brokering the talks, but expectations are ...
18:14, 07/05/2019

U.S. envoy says latest peace talks with Taliban 'most productive' so far U.S. and Taliban officials will reconvene on Tuesday to continue peace talks described as the "most productive session" by a top U.S. negotiator leading the discussions with the hardline Islamists gro...
02:56, 07/07/2019

Senator: Taliban ‘momentum’ complicating US peace talks Taliban momentum on the battlefield and divisions within the Afghanistan’s central government are complicating negotiations over a withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country, key lawmakers say....
05:56, 05/23/2019

US, Taliban hold peace talks with September deadline A fresh round of talks between the US and the Taliban began in Qatar on Saturday, days after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington is hoping for an Afghan peace agreement before Sept. 1. A...
01:28, 06/30/2019

Taliban Attacks Afghan Government Building Amid Talks In Qatar, 14 Killed A Taliban attack on a government security compound in central Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least eight security personnel and six civilians and wounded more than 140, officials said, as rival......
16:00, 07/07/2019

Afghan President Inherits Long-Sought Role After U.S. Ends Taliban Talks President Trump’s decision to cancel a U.S.-Taliban deal and end negotiations effectively hands Afghan President Ashraf Ghani the control he has long craved over a peace process from which he had been...
01:42, 09/11/2019

Afghan president opens grand assembly in bid to gain initiative in Taliban talks Thousands of Afghans congregated in Kabul on Monday for a rare consultative meeting aimed at finding ways to negotiate a peace deal with the Taliban and end Afghanistan's war....
10:00, 04/29/2019

State Department: ISIS scaring Taliban into peace talks with US Taliban leaders have an interest in negotiating with the United States because of the risk that an Islamic State offshoot will establish a caliphate in Afghanistan, according to a senior diplomat....
02:42, 09/20/2019

Afghanistan opens peace summit amid talks with U.S., Taliban More than 3,200 delegates opened Afghanistan's grand council Monday as leaders throughout the country hope to find some consensus on peace negotiations with the Taliban....
14:14, 04/29/2019

U.S., Taliban talks end after rival Afghans agree on 'roadmap for peace' The U.S. special envoy for peace in Afghanistan wound up on Tuesday the seventh round of talks he has held with the Taliban in Qatar, after signs of progress in efforts to end the longest war the Unit...
17:28, 07/09/2019

Ninth round of U.S., Taliban peace talks start in Qatar The United States and the Taliban officials resumed talks in Qatar on Thursday to firm up a deal enabling the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan in return for the Taliban security guarantees, ...
21:14, 08/22/2019

Taliban: Fresh round of talks with US peace envoy opening The Taliban say a fresh round of talks with U.S. peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad is to begin in Qatar, where the religious movement maintains a political office....
06:42, 05/01/2019

U.S., Taliban peace talks 'most productive session': envoy Khalilzad The U.S. peace envoy leading talks with the Taliban to end the war in Afghanistan said on Saturday the latest discussions were the "most productive session" to date....
19:42, 07/06/2019

Taliban Fighters Attack Afghan City of Kunduz Amid Talks to Finalize U.S. Withdrawal Afghan security forces fought to drive Taliban fighters out of the northern city of Kunduz, even as negotiators for the hard-line Islamist militia seek to complete a deal for withdrawal of U.S. troops...
04:56, 09/01/2019

‘Whole spectrum of Afghan society’ must get behind peace talks, UN envoy tells Security Council The long Afghan conflict can only be resolved by “direct talks” between its own people, the chief of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) told the Security Council on Tuesday, underscoring...
20:28, 09/10/2019

Taliban Attack Aid Group Office in Kabul, in Setback to U.S. Peace Talks Experts said the attack in Kabul, the capital, was a clear signal about the state of the peace talks the United States is holding with the militants in Qatar....
02:00, 05/09/2019

Former Defense Secretary Mattis: Trust Is Key Issue in Taliban Peace Talks (WASHINGTON) — Former Defense Secretary James Mattis says that when it comes to trying to negotiate an Afghanistan peace deal with the Taliban, the key question is whether they can be trusted. M...
20:56, 09/08/2019

U.S. and Taliban resume talks as Kabul seeks role in peace process American and Taliban officials resumed talks in Qatar on Wednesday aimed at ending a 17-year war in Afghanistan, while the Afghan government hosted a rare assembly in Kabul to ensure its interests are...
17:28, 05/01/2019

US peace envoy hails latest talks with Taliban as 'most productive' to date Zalmay Khalilzad said progress had been made on all four parts of a peace deal as two sides to resume meeting from Tuesday in QatarThe US peace envoy leading talks with the Taliban to end the war in A...
18:58, 07/06/2019

Taliban car bomb kills at least 14 as group holds peace talks in Qatar A Taliban attack on a government security compound in central Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least eight security personnel, six civilians and wounded more than 180, officials said, as rival Afghan g...
14:56, 07/07/2019

Afghanistan: Is 'Islamic State' taking advantage of US-Taliban peace talks? "Islamic State" has claimed responsibility for the Kabul attack that killed at least 63 people. Experts say that IS is giving a show of force, as the Taliban are busy holding talks with the US....
19:00, 08/19/2019

Is Kunduz attack a Taliban tactic to influence Doha peace talks? Taliban insurgents have attacked the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, capturing several installations there. Experts say the siege attempt could be aimed at getting the maximum out of the ongoing Doha ...
00:14, 09/01/2019

Taliban Bomb Blast Kills 4 In Kabul After Fallout Of Peace Talks With US A suicide bomber targeted an Afghan Special Forces base in Kabul on Thursday, killing at least four commandos, officials said, as violence continued to escalate following the collapse of peace talks.....
16:28, 09/12/2019

Taliban Co-Founder Emerges As Group's New Face In Russia Peace Talks When members of the Taliban and Afghan politicians met Tuesday in the Russian capital for talks aimed at ending the war in their country, one face in particular stood out: Abdul Ghani Baradar, a......
06:56, 05/29/2019

Afghan casualties dramatically rising despite peace talks as more trainees go AWOL in the US, watchdog group says Even as the Trump administration attempts to secure a peace deal with the Taliban to end America’s longest-running war, the bloodshed of Afghans is only rising. According to the latest assessment rele...
18:28, 05/01/2019

Taliban-US hold fresh talks in Doha amid peace deal hopes 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....
14:00, 08/03/2019

Taliban kills 14, wounds over 100 in Kabul suicide bombing amid US 'peace talks' Tragedy struck the heart of Afghanistan once again on Wednesday in a suicide car-bomb attack which killed at least 14 people and injured a further 145....
21:28, 08/07/2019

Fresh round of U.S., Taliban talks in Doha, hope for peace deal rise A fresh round of U.S.-Taliban peace talks began in Qatar's capital Doha on Saturday, officials said, describing it to be the "most crucial" phase of negotiations to end the 18-year war in Afghanistan....
16:56, 08/03/2019

Trump: Talks with Taliban are 'dead' U.S. peace talks with the Taliban are now "dead," President Donald Trump declared Monday, one day after he abruptly canceled a secret meeting he had arranged with Taliban and Afghan leaders aimed at e...
01:14, 09/10/2019

U.S.-Taliban peace talks reopen, but U.S. watchdog warns deal could bring more insecurity to Afghanistan The Taliban insisted it will not discuss domestic issues until the two sides have agreed on the “full withdrawal” of foreign forces and on how to prevent other armed groups from using Afghanistan to d...
23:14, 05/01/2019

Taliban talks dead: what comes next for the U.S. in Afghanistan? Days after U.S. Army Sgt. First Class Elis Angel Barreto Ortiz and eleven civilians were killed in a Kabul suicide bombing – for which the Taliban claimed responsibility – President Trump said Monday ...
14:00, 09/10/2019

Discussions On Afghan Peace Deal Go "Very Well", Says Trump's Spokesman The White House signaled progress Friday on preparations for a peace deal with the Taliban in Afghanistan, saying that discussions between President Donald Trump and top advisors went "very well."...
03:28, 08/17/2019

Trump meets advisers on Afghan peace plan U.S. President Donald Trump met with top advisers on Friday to review negotiations with the Taliban on a U.S. troop pullout from Afghanistan and the potential for a political settlement between the wa...
23:00, 08/16/2019

Trump Sends Negotiators to Geneva for Nuclear Talks With Russians and Also Seeks to Limit Chinese Warheads President Trump has discussed his idea with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, and has indicated interest in a three-way accord with China to cap nuclear arsenals....
23:00, 07/15/2019

Trump scraps secret meetings with Afghan, Taliban leaders after deadly bombing President Trump announced Saturday that he had canceled planned secret meetings at Camp David with Taliban and Afghan leaders after the Taliban claimed responsibility for a car bombing that killed a U...
14:56, 09/08/2019

Trump gets update from aides on Afghan peace plan with troop pullout possible President Donald Trump was briefed on Friday by top national security advisers on the status of negotiations with the Taliban on a U.S. troop pullout from Afghanistan and the potential for a political...
07:28, 08/17/2019

U.S. and Taliban Negotiators Are Scrambling to Rewrite a Draft on Troop Withdrawal (ISLAMABAD) — Taliban and U.S. negotiators are scrambling to rewrite a draft agreement that will outline the withdrawal of American and NATO troops from Afghanistan and a verifiable Taliban guar...
12:56, 07/04/2019

President Trump Announces He Canceled a Secret Meeting with Taliban, Afghan Officials at Camp David (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Saturday he canceled a secret weekend meeting at Camp David with Taliban and Afghanistan leaders after a bombing in the past week in Kabul that killed ...
20:56, 09/08/2019

Donald Trump scraps peace deal with Taliban over Kabul bombing US President Donald Trump has said he cancelled a peace deal with the Taliban after a bombing in the past week in Kabul that killed 12 people, including an American soldier....
15:14, 09/08/2019

Trump meets with top advisers about withdrawing troops from Afghanistan in potential peace deal with Taliban President Trump met with his top Cabinet officials on Friday afternoon to discuss negotiations with the Taliban that would lead to the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan....
01:28, 08/17/2019

Rand Paul declares Tea Party dead as Congress, Trump agree on new spending Budget hawk Sen. Rand Paul, ripping the new and expensive $2.7 trillion budget deal and its supporters on both sides, declared the tight-fisted Tea Party dead in a Senate speech....
20:56, 07/31/2019

Opinion: Trump calling off Taliban talks is not the end The US president's surprise announcement has stalled negotiations. But neither the US nor the Taliban can risk scrapping the troop pullout deal entirely — the consequences would be dire for both, says...
01:42, 09/09/2019

Sixth Round Of US-Taliban Talks To Start In Doha, Says Taliban Official A new round of peace talks between the Taliban and the US starts Wednesday in Qatar, an official for the insurgents said, as the foes seek a way out of America's longest war....
11:00, 05/01/2019

Once Shunned by Trump, Pakistan Now an Ally in Taliban Talks Pakistan is now cooperating with U.S. to help pressure the Taliban to strike a peace deal in Afghanistan, with the aim of extricating the U.S. from its longest war....
18:56, 07/19/2019

Why did President Donald Trump call off Taliban talks? Last week, the US and Taliban negotiators told DW in Doha that a draft agreement had almost been agreed upon. So President Trump's decision to call off peace talks with the Taliban came as a surprise ...
14:28, 09/08/2019

US-Taliban Talks Cancelled Over Kabul Bombing, Says Trump US Taliban Talks Called Off: US President Donald Trump said Saturday he had called off a secret summit with the Taliban and Afghanistan's leader, abruptly slamming the door on a year of diplomacy to.....
09:56, 09/08/2019

Trump Halts Taliban Talks Amid Dissent President Trump’s decision to suspend talks with the Taliban stemmed from opposing views within his administration, the group’s refusal to meet certain conditions and growing bipartisan criticism of a...
07:42, 09/09/2019

Sixth round of Taliban-U.S. talks end in Qatar: Taliban official U.S. and Taliban negotiators wrapped up their sixth round of peace talks on Thursday with "some progress" made on a draft agreement for when foreign troops might withdraw, a Taliban official said....
16:42, 05/09/2019

John Bolton's departure could resurrect Trump's Taliban talks President’s Trump’s split with former national security adviser John Bolton could foreshadow an effort to revive the Taliban peace talks that delivered the final blow to the pair's strained relationsh...
19:14, 09/12/2019

Trump to discuss Taliban talks, withdrawing troops from Afghanistan U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday was to meet U.S. top advisers about negotiations with the Taliban and the potential for a political settlement, a senior administration official said....
19:56, 08/16/2019

Venezuela Negotiators Agree to New Round of Talks Both sides of Venezuela’s political divide agreed to hold a new round of negotiations, Norway’s foreign ministry said, as Oslo looks to mediate a solution to the South American nation’s political stan...
06:14, 05/26/2019

U.S., Chinese negotiators end trade talks with no deal U.S. and Chinese negotiators ended the second and final day of trade talks Friday, without reaching an agreement to end a trade conflict that's been going for more than a year....
20:56, 05/10/2019

US, China Negotiators Resume Trade War Talks Top US and Chinese negotiators held phone talks on Tuesday as the world's top two economies seek to resolve their trade war, more than a week after they declared a truce....
07:14, 07/10/2019

U.S. and China Negotiators Meet For Talks Over Tariff War (BEIJING) — American and Chinese trade negotiators met Wednesday for talks on their bruising tariff war after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the U.S. side might be moving toward a decisi...
16:42, 05/01/2019

Divided White House Prompted Trump to Call Off Taliban Talks President Trump’s decision to suspend talks with the Taliban stemmed from opposing views within his administration, the group’s refusal to meet certain conditions and growing bipartisan criticism of a...
12:56, 09/09/2019

US, Chinese negotiators to resume talks as US tariffs loom WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Chinese negotiators are set to resume trade talks just hours before the United States plans to raise tariffs on Chinese imports in a dramatic escalation of tensions between ...
07:42, 05/09/2019

War or peace talks with Iran? Trump says he will wait to see how things unfold Trump also claimed Iran engaged in 'lies and propaganda' in claiming it has captured spies for the United States.        ...
20:56, 07/22/2019

Trump and senior aides discuss withdrawal from Afghanistan as talks with Taliban advance The two sides are close to agreement on an initial withdrawal in exchange for concessions by the militants and wider peace negotiations, officials said....
09:28, 08/17/2019

Pompeo defends Trump’s decision to invite Taliban to talks at Camp David It is sometimes necessary to negotiate with “bad actors,” the secretary of state said a day after Trump announced the cancellation of the previously undisclosed summit....
23:14, 09/08/2019

U.S., Chinese negotiators hold 'constructive' phone talks on trade U.S. and Chinese trade officials held a "constructive" phone conversation on Tuesday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said, marking a new round of talks after the world's two largest economi...
01:42, 07/10/2019

As strike continues, GM and UAW resume talks as negotiators buckle down at "all levels" Discussions are on-going between negotiators for the UAW and GM on day 3 of the UAW's nationwide strike. The meetings are at "all levels."       ...
10:28, 09/19/2019

U.S., Chinese negotiators resume trade talks on Tuesday: official U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin spoke with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and Minister Zhong Shan on Tuesday to continue negotiations to resolve outstand...
22:28, 07/09/2019

Explainer: Money talks in Trump's Mideast plan - but can it pave way for peace? More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, its first phase was launched on Tuesday at an economic workshop in Bahrain....
20:42, 06/25/2019

U.S. Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Just Over a Week After Trump Scraps Peace Talks The soldier, who was killed while fighting alongside Afghan commandos in Wardak Province, is the 17th American service member to die during combat operations this year....
23:15, 09/16/2019

Explainer: Money talks in Trump's Mideast plan. But can it pave way for peace? More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, its first phase will be formally unveiled on Tuesday at an economic worksho...
09:42, 06/24/2019

Don't tell us to lay down arms, tell the Americans, Afghan Taliban say The U.S. special peace envoy for Afghanistan should stop calling on Taliban militants to lay down their arms and convince the United States to end the use of force instead, the Taliban said on Friday....
11:14, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S., Chinese negotiators hold 'constructive' phone talks on trade U.S. and Chinese trade officials held a "constructive" phone conversation on Tuesday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said, marking a new round of talks after the world's two largest economi...
02:42, 07/10/2019

U.S., Chinese negotiators resume talks to resolve trade dispute: official U.S. and Chinese negotiators spoke by phone on Tuesday, continuing discussions to end a trade battle between the world's two largest economies that has upended global supply chains and roiled financia...
22:28, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S., Chinese negotiators hold 'constructive' phone talks on trade U.S. and Chinese trade officials held a "constructive" phone conversation on Tuesday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said, marking a new round of talks after the world's two largest economi...
06:28, 07/10/2019

Japan and US negotiators fail to reach agreement on trade, and will extend talks Top negotiators for Japan and the United States on Thursday failed to reach an agreement on a two-way trade deal and decided to extend talks for another day in a last-ditch effort to bring tangibles t...
04:56, 08/23/2019

Afghan Blast Claimed by Taliban Kills at Least 14 A Taliban car bomb near the entrance to a police station in Kabul on Wednesday killed at least 14 and wounded scores more, as peace talks aimed at ending the nearly 18-year war continued....
17:28, 08/07/2019

Afghan Leaders and Taliban Agree on a Way Forward Afghans took a step toward ending nearly 18 years of war, as Taliban insurgents and a range of influential political and civic leaders agreed on a set of principles for negotiations over the country’s...
23:28, 07/09/2019

Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners The Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners from jails across the country in a gesture of good will as part of efforts to move a stalled peace process forward....
10:56, 06/13/2019

No going back to Taliban repression, Afghan businesswomen say Businesswomen in Afghanistan are adamant that there will be no going back to the days of repression under the Taliban, and the progress women have made over the past 18 years will not be reversed....
11:28, 08/07/2019

U.S., Taliban at 'threshold' of Afghan agreement: U.S. official U.S. and Taliban negotiators are close to an agreement that would reduce fighting and allow full peace talks among Afghans, a top U.S. official said on Sunday, a day after insurgent forces stormed the...
05:56, 09/01/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 4-U.S., Chinese negotiators hold 'constructive' phone talks on trade U.S. and Chinese trade officials held a "constructive" phone conversation on Tuesday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said, marking a new round of talks after the world's two largest economi...
08:00, 07/10/2019

A Taliban Car Bomb in the Afghan Capital Kabul Has Killed at Least 10 (KABUL, Afghanistan) — A Taliban suicide car bomb rocked Kabul on Thursday, killing at least 10 civilians in a diplomatic area that also includes the U.S. Embassy — the second such attack ...
11:56, 09/05/2019

Afghan Government Criticizes Proposed U.S.-Taliban Accord Kabul officials said the deal to withdraw U.S. and all other foreign forces from Afghanistan contains no clear penalties if the insurgency fails to comply....
20:56, 09/05/2019

Taliban threaten Afghan media, say reporters to be targeted KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban have issued a threat to Afghan media, saying journalists will be targeted unless news outlets stop broadcasting what they describe as government propaganda agains...
11:28, 06/24/2019

Afghan military frees 84 prisoners from Taliban jail KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan military spokesman says troops have freed 84 prisoners from a Taliban-run facility in the northern Faryab province. Mohammad Anif Rezaye says most of those freed in...
16:42, 06/06/2019

| Taliban kill at least 48 in bloody day ahead of Afghan polls Taliban suicide bombers have killed at least 48 people and wounded dozens more in two blasts - one at a campaign rally for the president and the other in Kabul - with the insurgents warning of more vi...
20:42, 09/17/2019

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 U...
00:28, 07/09/2019

Afghan Taliban leader pledges to keep fighting until goals met The head of the Afghan Taliban pledged on Saturday to continue fighting until the movement's objectives were reached and indicated it was still not ready to open talks with the Western-backed governme...
15:28, 06/01/2019

Afghan official: Taliban hit security checkpoints, killing 8 An Afghan official says the Taliban have targeted security checkpoints in northeastern Takhar province, killing eight members of the security forces....
11:14, 05/07/2019

Afghan government and Nato killing more civilians than the Taliban UN figures for first half of 2019 blame 717 deaths on pro-Kabul forces and 531 on militantsAfghan forces and their international allies killed more civilians in the first half of 2019 than the Taliban...
09:42, 07/31/2019

Taliban Tried To Wipe Out Afghan Film Industry. This Is What Survived Afghan Film opened in the late 1960s with help from the United States and went on to oversee the production of movies across Afghanistan over the following decades....
21:28, 08/27/2019

Afghan, U.S. forces kill Taliban governors, fighters Afghan forces backed by U.S. forces killed two senior Taliban leaders and at least 38 fighters of the hardline insurgent group in joint air strikes conducted in northern and western regions of Afghani...
14:28, 09/15/2019

Afghan forces repel Taliban's Kunduz offensive The Taliban launched a failed offensive to capture Kunduz, a strategic city in northern Afghanistan. Even as it negotiates a peace deal with the US, the hard-line Islamist group has attempted to make ...
00:14, 09/01/2019

Afghan officials say Taliban attack kills 25 in north KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a Taliban attack against pro-government forces has killed at least 25 in the northern province of Baghlan. District chief Fazeluddin Muradi says that the...
13:28, 06/29/2019

How the Taliban Infiltrated a Vital Afghan Army Base — Again New details from an attack on Camp Bastion, once the British and American headquarters in troubled Helmand Province, shows more weaknesses of the Afghan military....
20:28, 05/15/2019

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan Faces a Crossroads After Coalition Talks in Israel Crumble The administration’s plan could end up becoming a vehicle to resurrect the political fortunes of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and protect those of President Trump....
21:56, 06/01/2019

Klobuchar blasts Trump's handling of canceled Taliban talks: 'Treating foreign policy like some kind of game show' 2020 Democratic primary presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar lambasted President Trump’s handling of the cancelled talks between the Taliban and Afghani leaders, saying the current Oval Office occupan...
06:56, 09/09/2019

Afghan government says elections first, peace deal after An Afghan official says that the priority for his government is to hold national elections in Afghanistan later this month — rather than reach a peace deal with insurgents...
04:28, 09/15/2019

More civilians are being killed by Afghan and NATO forces than by the Taliban and other militants More civilians in Afghanistan were killed by Afghan and NATO forces than by the Taliban and other militant groups in the first half of 2019, a UN mission to the country said Tuesday....
17:42, 07/30/2019

Dozens Killed as Taliban Bombs in 4 Humvees Rip Through Afghan District Insurgents rammed the vehicles full of explosives into a compound that the government had moved once after militant fighters took over its original location....
14:28, 06/30/2019

Imran Khan Says He Will Try To Persuade Taliban To Meet Afghan Government Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said he would try on his return home from the US visit to persuade the Taliban to meet with the Afghan government....
19:14, 07/23/2019

Taliban attack aid group office in Afghan capital, 9 wounded The Taliban have attacked the offices of an international NGO in the Afghan capital, setting off a huge explosion and battling Afghan security forces in an assault that wounded at least nine people, o...
11:56, 05/08/2019

Afghan official: Taliban explosion kills 2 police, civilian Afghan officials say a confrontation with the Taliban in eastern Ghazni province has killed two members of the security forces and a civilian passer-by....
16:14, 05/22/2019

Afghan and U.S. Forces Blamed for Killing More Civilians This Year Than Taliban Have Nearly 1,400 Afghan civilians were killed in the first six months of the year, with Afghan forces and their allies accountable for 52 percent of the deaths, according to a United Nations report....
00:28, 07/31/2019

Taliban launch ‘massive attack’ on Afghan city of Kunduz KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban have launched a new large-scale attack on one of Afghanistan’s main cities, Kunduz, and taken hospital patients as hostages, the government said Saturday, even a...
18:42, 08/31/2019

Taliban Kill Unarmed Afghan Police Officers Waiting for Pay Fighters disguised in police uniforms killed at least 20 Afghan police officers and wounded dozens of other people in a brazen attack on a police headquarters....
00:56, 05/06/2019

Afghan officials: Taliban launch complex attack on police Afghan officials say insurgents have stormed a police headquarters in the capital of northern Baghlan province, and an ongoing gun battle is taking place inside...
13:14, 05/05/2019

More civilians are being killed by Afghan and international forces than by the Taliban and other militants More civilians in Afghanistan were killed by Afghan and international coalition forces than by the Taliban and other militant groups in the first half of 2019, a UN mission to the country said Tuesday...
16:00, 07/31/2019

Afghan Taliban leader accuses U.S. of creating doubts over pact The leader of the Taliban said on Thursday the United States had raised a cloud of doubt and uncertainty about an expected deal aimed at allowing it to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan and end its...
09:28, 08/08/2019

Afghan public health chief settles in UK after kidnap by Taliban Dr Mohammad Haqmal, who developed groundbreaking health initiatives in Aghanistan, granted refugee statusA senior Afghan government official has been given sanctuary in the UK after being kidnapped an...
13:14, 05/23/2019

Taliban attacks kill 23 members of Afghan security forces Afghan officials say two Taliban attacks targeted Afghan security checkpoints in the country's west and east, killing at least 23 members of the security forces....
14:42, 05/28/2019

U.S. Deal With Taliban Meets Afghan Resistance as Violence Intensifies Officials say the deal lacks protections to ensure the Taliban keep their promises. “The people of Afghanistan have been bitten by this snake before.”...
01:00, 09/06/2019

Taliban threaten Afghan election, hail progress on pact with U.S. The Afghan Taliban on Tuesday denounced a presidential vote due next month as a sham and threatened to attack election rallies even as the militants and the United States reported significant progress...
21:00, 08/06/2019

Afghan forces rescue 34 people form Taliban-run prison KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Interior Ministry says Afghan special forces have rescued 34 people from a Taliban-run prison in northern Baghlan province. Tuesday’s statement from the ministry sa...
11:56, 06/11/2019

Officials: Taliban attacks kill ten Afghan troops, four police KABUL, Afghanistan — A roadside bombing claimed by the Taliban killed 10 Afghan soldiers in the country’s west while insurgent attacks on security checkpoints in northern Afghanistan killed four...
13:14, 05/27/2019

Afghan official: Taliban storm checkpoints, kill 7 policemen An Afghan official says at least seven Afghan policemen were killed overnight when the Taliban stormed security checkpoints in western Badghis province....
12:14, 05/04/2019

Son of Afghan resistance hero criticizes 'secretive' U.S. Taliban deal A "secretive" peace deal between United States and the Taliban could face wide resistance in Afghanistan if it opens the door to the insurgents' hardline regime, said the son of Ahmad Shah Massoud, th...
15:14, 09/06/2019

Two Afghan Taliban shadow governors killed as air strikes step up Afghan security forces, backed by U.S. air strikes, killed two of the movement's shadow provincial governors on Sunday, as fighting stepped up in the wake of the collapse of talks aimed at ending the ...
17:42, 09/15/2019

Afghan City Survives Third Taliban Assault, but Loses a Top Defender The war is increasingly fought as much on social media and television as it is on the battlefield. The city of Kunduz survived another siege, but a top spokesman did not....
01:00, 09/01/2019

Gun battle rages in Afghan capital after Taliban blast injures 100 Afghan security forces on Monday were battling Taliban gunmen who stormed a building in the capital, Kabul, after a bomb-laden truck exploded near the defense ministry at rush hour, injuring at least...
13:28, 07/01/2019

US, Taliban On "Threshold Of Agreement": US Afghan Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad US and Taliban negotiators are "at the threshold of an agreement" to end 18 years of conflict between them, Washington's top negotiator said Sunday as he concluded their latest talks....
06:42, 09/01/2019

Gun battle ends in Afghan capital after Taliban blast wounds 105 Afghan security forces killed five Taliban gunmen who stormed a building in Kabul on Monday after detonating a bomb-laden truck that wounded at least 105 people, including 51 children, officials said....
15:56, 07/01/2019

Taliban fighters double as reporters to wage Afghan digital war Zabihullah Mujahid, the Taliban's chief spokesman and editor-in-chief of the insurgent group's daily news bulletin, starts every day by collecting reports of overnight fighting with U.S. and Afghan fo...
07:56, 05/11/2019

Taliban car bomb kills at least 12 in attack on Afghan security compound Taliban Islamist fighters killed at least eight Afghan security force members and four civilians, as well as wounding more than 50 civilians, by blowing up a car bomb in central Ghazni province on Sun...
08:42, 07/07/2019

28 Killed, 10 Wounded As Afghan Bus Hits "Taliban" Bomb: Official Dozens of passengers, mainly women and children, were killed in western Afghanistan early Wednesday when the bus they were travelling in hit a roadside bomb, officials said....
10:00, 07/31/2019

Taliban militants claim responsibility for blast in Afghan capital A blast in the Afghan capital on Monday was part of an attack by Taliban fighters targeting the defense ministry compound in Kabul, the Islamist militant group said in a statement....
13:28, 07/01/2019

Pompeo participating in Dover ceremony to mark return of body of fallen soldier hours after Trump cancels Taliban talks Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is taking part in a ceremony to mark the return of the remains of an American soldier, hours after President Trump announced he canceled a secret meeting he was to hold ...
05:00, 09/08/2019

Afghan Leader Hosts Peace-Plan Assembly Afghan President Ashraf Ghani convened a rare assembly of prominent Afghans to hammer out an approach to peace talks with the Taliban, the latest attempt by the U.S.-backed government to insert itself...
23:42, 04/29/2019

Pompeo says US hoping for Afghan peace pact before Sept 1 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Washington is hopeful that peace agreement to bring an end to the 17-year war in Afghanistan can be reached before Sept. 1...
21:14, 06/25/2019

Top U.S. general cautiously optimistic about Afghan peace push The top U.S. general said on Friday he was cautiously optimistic about efforts to reach a negotiated end to the nearly 18-year-old war in Afghanistan, in remarks that followed talks in Kabul with Afgh...
14:42, 07/26/2019

U.S. to press Pakistan PM on Afghan peace, terrorism crackdown U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to press Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan for help on ending the war in Afghanistan and fighting militants when the two leaders meet at the White House on Mond...
00:00, 07/22/2019

Afghan Peace Negotiations Show Signs of Progress Afghan officials, who are part of a larger delegation, are expected to meet with Taliban representatives for the first time since peace negotiations started last year....
22:56, 07/06/2019

Afghan leaders begin peace summit in Pakistan ISLAMABAD (AP) — Dozens of Afghan political leaders are holding a peace conference in neighboring Pakistan to pave the way for further Afghan-to-Afghan dialogue. The three-day conference comes ahead o...
11:56, 06/22/2019

Pompeo Sees Afghan Peace Deal Possible by September Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that “the hour has come for peace” in Afghanistan and that he hopes there will be a peace deal with the Taliban by September....
05:00, 06/26/2019

Taliban denounce Afghan election, warn that rallies face attack The Taliban on Tuesday denounced as a sham a presidential election due next month, saying their fighters would do everything they could to block it, while urging people to stay away from rallies that ...
13:28, 08/06/2019

Taliban car bomb blast kills four Afghan special forces in Kabul A suicide bomber targeted an Afghan Special Forces base in Kabul on Thursday, killing at least four commandos, officials said, as violence continued to escalate following the collapse of peace talks b...
21:14, 09/12/2019

Taliban Makes Good on Pledge to Strike Afghan Election Campaign Two attacks including one at a rally for President Ashraf Ghani killed at least 48 people, less than two weeks before the vote. Mr. Ghani was unhurt....
22:42, 09/17/2019

Young Afghan women barely remember Taliban — but still fear their return KABUL, Afghanistan — Two yellow burqas are on display at a television station in Kabul, bright versions of the blue ghostlike garments some women in the capital still wear. For the young women at Zan ...
01:28, 08/27/2019

"Kunduz City Cleared, Taliban Pushed Back": Afghan Official Afghan security forces have cleared Kunduz of Taliban fighters, an official said this morning, one day after insurgents assaulted the northern Afghanistan city....
21:42, 09/01/2019

Taliban spokesman: Close to finishing a deal with United States to end Afghan war The Taliban and the United States are close to completing a peace agreement to end the 18-year Afghanistan war, according to the fundamentalist Islamic group....
20:42, 08/29/2019

Taliban claim bomb attack on Afghan police; 14 killed, 145 hurt The Taliban claimed responsibility for a suicide car-bomb attack on a police station in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Wednesday which the government said killed 14 people and wounded 145....
16:42, 08/07/2019

Bomb Strikes Pakistan Mosque Frequented by Afghan Taliban Chief The bombing came as the United States and the Taliban near a deal. It was unclear whether the Taliban’s top leader Mawlawi Haibatullah was at the mosque....
20:42, 08/16/2019

5 Killed In Taliban Attack On Kabul As US Envoy Visits Afghan Capital A massive explosion rocked central Kabul late Monday, killing at least five people in a Taliban-claimed attack near an international complex while the US special envoy leading talks with the......
04:56, 09/03/2019

Taliban suicide bomber leads attack on an Afghan police HQ, 20 injured At least 20 people were injured after a Taliban suicide bomber drove an explosives-packed Humvee and blew himself up at the police headquarters in the northern Afghan city of Pul-e-Khumri, Afghan offi...
12:42, 05/05/2019

Taliban Make Good on Pledge to Strike Afghan Election Campaign Two attacks including one at a rally for President Ashraf Ghani killed at least 48 people, less than two weeks before the vote. Mr. Ghani was unhurt....
05:28, 09/18/2019

The U.S. is Close to a Peace Deal With the Taliban, Officials Say The U.S. and the Taliban both say they are close to calling it peace after 18 years of war and multiple rounds of tense but cordial negotiations between dark-suited diplomats and turbaned fighters ove...
23:28, 08/08/2019

Why a Taliban peace deal won't end bloodshed in Afghanistan The Taliban continue to attack civilians in Afghanistan, despite reportedly pledging to negotiators in Qatar that they would stop. What is the militant group trying to achieve by continuing these viol...
16:14, 07/26/2019

Kashmir's Loss of Autonomy Clouds Afghan Peace Efforts India’s historic move to end the autonomous governing status of a disputed region threatens to complicate U.S. efforts to forge a peace deal with the Taliban in Afghanistan, while Indian authorities l...
11:56, 08/07/2019

As pressure for Afghan peace grows, drug threat remains Mohammad Ahmadi, a young opium farmer in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar has the kind of confidence that underlines how meagre the results have been of years of effort and billions of dollars...
08:56, 06/07/2019

Afghan activist: Any peace deal must ensure women’s rights An Afghan women’s rights activist is urging the international community to ensure that the rights of women are not compromised to reach a political deal with the Taliban, who severely repressed women ...
00:00, 07/27/2019

Taliban suicide bomb near US Embassy kills 10, injures dozens in Afghan capital A Taliban suicide car bomb rocked Kabul on Thursday, killing at least 10 civilians in a busy diplomatic area that includes the U.S. Embassy — the second such attack this week that underscored Afghan g...
15:00, 09/05/2019

Afghan Taliban Says Ready To Visit Pakistan If Imran Khan Invites: Report The Afghan Taliban has expressed willingness to travel to Pakistan and meet Prime Minister Imran Khan if he invites them for negotiations to end the 18-year conflict in Afghanistan, according to a......
19:28, 07/25/2019

Taliban Suicide Attack Kills Dozens Near Site of Afghan President's Speech A Taliban suicide bomber aboard a motorcycle set off a blast at a security gate in Afghanistan near a campaign speech by President Ashraf Ghani, killing dozens of people....
21:42, 09/17/2019

Death toll from Taliban blast in Afghan capital reaches 16, with 119 wounded: official A Taliban vehicle bomb late on Monday close to a housing compound used by international organizations in the Afghan capital Kabul killed at least 16 people and wounded 119, officials said as emergency...
06:56, 09/03/2019

Brother of Afghan Taliban leader killed in blast at Pakistan mosque: sources The brother of Afghan Taliban leader Haibatullah Akhundzada was among at least four people killed in a blast on Friday at a mosque in southwest Pakistan, according to two Taliban sources....
16:14, 08/16/2019

Taliban force Swedish charity to close dozens of Afghan health centers Taliban militants have forced a Swedish charity to close dozens of health centers in a central Afghan province, accusing it of failing to provide safety to civilians, the organization said on Wednesda...
11:42, 07/17/2019

Taliban suicide bomber hits Afghan police as Kunduz siege continues A Taliban suicide bomber struck a main square in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz where Afghan forces had gathered to defend the city from falling to the Taliban, officials said on Saturday....
00:42, 09/01/2019

Turkey's Erdogan: Russian missile defense system to arrive in 10 days - media Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said the first delivery of the Russian S-400 missile defense system would take place within 10 days, Turkish media reported on Sunday, a day after he said there would ...
08:56, 07/01/2019

‘Young people care about peace’, declares UN Youth Envoy in Security Council chamber After visiting refugee camps in Jordan, UN-backed schools in Gaza, municipalities in Kosovo and Youth Councils in Denmark, the UN’s Youth Envoy visited the Security Council on Wednesday with a simple ...
23:28, 07/17/2019

US To Cut Thousands Of Troops From Afghanistan In Taliban "Peace" Deal The Trump administration is preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan in exchange for concessions from the Taliban, including a cease-fire and a renunciation of al-Qaida, as part of.....
06:28, 08/02/2019

Taliban Open New Front Against Aid Workers While Talking Peace The group was unusually harsh in its rhetoric toward main target, pointing out U.S. ties, even as peace talks with American envoys continued in Qatar....
14:28, 05/09/2019

U.S. Seeks to Reassure Afghan Military Amid Uncertainty Over a Peace Deal The leader of the American and NATO missions in Afghanistan denied reports that support was being pulled back in anticipation of an agreement with the Taliban....
17:00, 08/15/2019

Intra-Afghan peace meeting in Qatar aimed at building trust Taliban officials are due to meet a group of Afghan delegates in Doha this weekend as diplomatic efforts build to withdraw foreign forces from Afghanistan and end years of violence that continued this...
14:14, 07/03/2019

Afghan women fear renewed chapter of Sharia law and regression of rights under Taliban’s thumb With the possibility of the U.S.-Taliban peace deal looming in the very near future – which would likely see the withdrawal of almost all American troops – Afghans are bracing for the next chapter of ...
21:28, 07/24/2019

Cyprus declares 3 days of mourning for deceased ex-president NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The Cypriot government has declared a three-day period of mourning for the east Mediterranean island’s former president, Dimitris Christofias, who died at the age of 72. G...
12:42, 06/22/2019

Trump says Afghanistan talks are dead ‘as far as I’m concerned’ “We had a meeting scheduled. It was my idea. And it was my idea to terminate it,” Trump said of his now-scuttled plan to meet with Afghan and Taliban leaders at Camp David....
23:56, 09/09/2019

Trump says as far as he is concerned, Afghanistan talks are dead U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that talks with Afghanistan's Taliban leaders are off and that he was still considering a U.S. troop drawdown in the country....
23:28, 09/09/2019

Peace Road Map for Afghanistan Will Let Taliban Negotiate Women’s Rights Afghanistan must “be free of fear and abuse” under a final peace deal, says the country’s ambassador to Washington. An agreement between the U.S. and the Taliban, for new talks with Kabul, raises conc...
00:14, 08/17/2019

Civilian casualties in Afghanistan surged as US met Taliban to discuss peace Civilian casualties spiked to a two-year high in Afghanistan last month, driven by attacks from "anti-government elements," just as U.S. and Taliban officials met to hammer out a peace agreement....
03:56, 08/06/2019

Afghans, Taliban talk in Qatar about peace as war rages at home Wary representatives of Afghan society met Taliban officials in Qatar on Monday for a second day of talks, with bloody insurgent attacks back home casting a pall over efforts to end Afghanistan's year...
21:14, 07/08/2019

Violence spikes in Afghanistan – is peace with Taliban a good idea? Violent attacks in Afghanistan have continued despite ongoing peace talks between the Taliban and the US in Qatar. Is the international engagement with the Taliban actually emboldening Islamist milita...
06:28, 08/01/2019

US Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad To Testify Over Taliban Peace Plan The US envoy who negotiated with the Taliban will testify behind closed doors to Congress on Thursday, 12 days after President Donald Trump abruptly ended talks with the Afghan militants....
16:00, 09/19/2019

Mike Pompeo: U.S. wants peace deal but Taliban must meet terms Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that things are "about to get worse" for the Taliban after President Donald Trump canceled secret peace talks, but the United States is still interested in r...
22:56, 09/08/2019

Mike Pompeo Discusses Pak's Role In Afghan Peace Process With Imran Khan US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday, during which he emphasised on the significant role of Pakistan in the Afghan peace process and......
07:14, 07/24/2019

Taliban spokesman Suhail Shaheen: 'We had finalized a peace deal with Americans' In an exclusive interview with DW, Suhail Shaheen, the Taliban's spokesman in Doha, said the insurgent group is committed to peace talks despite US President Donald Trump's decision to call off the pe...
08:42, 09/11/2019

UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against ‘sustainable peace’ The United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result in more “unnecessary suffering and destruction for...
19:14, 04/28/2019

Afghan President Ghani Meets Pakistan's Imran Khan, Discuss Peace Efforts Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday discussed peace efforts in the war-torn country and agreed to open a new chapter of friendship and cooperation......
08:00, 06/28/2019

Exclusive: Secretary of State Pompeo Declines to Sign Risky Afghan Peace Deal The U.S. is closing in on a deal with the Taliban that is designed to wind down America’s 18-year war in Afghanistan, but the best indication of how risky the pact may be is this: Secretary of S...
21:56, 09/04/2019

UN Afghan Mission ‘outraged’ by deadly Taliban attack in Kabul, as hardline group threatens election violence The UN Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has expressed outrage at a Taliban attack in Kabul, that killed “scores” of civilians on Wednesday. In a Tweet, the Mission said that such “indiscriminate and dis...
19:00, 08/07/2019

To Start Afghan Withdrawal, U.S. Would Pull 5,400 Troops in 135 Days The lead American negotiator has told Afghan leaders that an agreement has been finalized “in principle” with the Taliban. It still needs approval from President Trump....
18:56, 09/02/2019

ISIS replacing Taliban as biggest threat to peace in Afghanistan while rebounding in Iraq and Syria THE VIRULENCE OF ISIS: A pair of congressionally mandated Pentagon reports out this month paint a sobering picture of brutal Islamic State fighters who have been disrupted but not defeated and are on ...
19:42, 08/21/2019

Voices of Afghan women ‘must be heard at the table in the peace process and beyond’ UN deputy chief tells Security Council Afghan women have “paid a high price” during their country’s nearly four decades of conflict, the United Nations deputy chief said on Friday, addressing the Security Council a day after Kabul had been...
03:28, 07/27/2019

Three days of peace: Woodstock at 50 – in pictures On the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, the founder and creator Michael Lang talks through his memories of the three-day festival to celebrate a new edition of a book looking back on the 1969 event Cont...
12:00, 08/15/2019

Malawi's Mutharika sworn in, declares 'I am not dead!' Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has been sworn in for a second five-year term after an election in which top opposition parties alleged irregularities....
17:00, 05/28/2019

Malawi’s Mutharika sworn in, declares ‘I am not dead!’ BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika has been sworn in for a second five-year term after an election in which top opposition parties alleged irregularities. The 78-year-old...
16:42, 05/28/2019

UN envoy for Syria visits Moscow for talks The U.N.’s special envoy for Syria, Geir Pedersen, is focusing his efforts on hostilities in the northwestern province of Idlib and attempts to draft the nation’s new constitution...
16:00, 07/05/2019

Trade negotiators cope with Trump’s surprise comments President Trump’s surprise threat to impose new tariffs on Mexico over immigration underscored that he has been a disruptive force not just to U.S. trade policy but to his own trade negotiating team....
07:56, 06/07/2019

Pelosi: No plans to meet Trump budget negotiators Speaker Nancy Pelosi said there are no immediate plans for congressional leaders to meet with the Trump administration to avert fiscal calamity as a trio of budget deadlines approaches, even as there ...
03:00, 07/10/2019

Many dead after plane burst into flames while landing in Moscow At least 40 people died in the fiery wreck, including two children, Russia’s Investigative Committee announced.        ...
08:14, 05/06/2019

Senior U.S.-China trade negotiators to confer before Trump-Xi G20 meeting Aiming to jumpstart dormant talks, the top U.S. trade negotiator said on Wednesday he will confer with his Chinese counterpart before next week's meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese Pre...
22:42, 06/19/2019

Senior U.S.-Chinese trade negotiators to confer before Trump-Xi G20 meeting The top U.S. trade negotiator said on Wednesday it is in the interests of China and the United States to have a successful trade pact and he expects to confer with a senior Chinese official before nex...
18:00, 06/19/2019

WRAPUP 2-Senior U.S.-Chinese trade negotiators to confer before Trump-Xi G20 meeting The top U.S. trade negotiator said on Wednesday it is in the interests of China and the United States to have a successful trade pact and he expects to confer with a senior Chinese official before nex...
19:00, 06/19/2019

President Donald Trump says U.S., Chinese trade negotiators will meet Thursday President Donald Trump said the United States and China were set to hold new trade talks on Thursday, although he said they would be on a "different level."...
13:56, 08/30/2019

Taliban say gap narrowing in talks with US The Taliban say the gap is narrowing in talks with Washington's special peace envoy over a timetable for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan....
09:14, 05/04/2019

Sudan's army rulers end talks as opposition declares 'escalation of revolution' Sudan is lurching closer to a vicious cycle of violence as miltiary rulers and protesters harden their positions. The opposition has vowed to topple the military council after at least 30 protesters w...
08:28, 06/04/2019

Instagram influencer Karaglanova found dead in Moscow apartment: report A striking Russian Instagram influencer was found dead with her throat slit inside a suitcase in her Moscow apartment just days ahead of her 25th birthday, according to a report. Ekaterina Karaglanova...
04:00, 07/31/2019

Passenger plane bursts into flames while LANDING at Moscow airport – 41 dead A FIRE has ripped through a passenger plane in Sheremetyevo International Airport in Moscow with 41 dead, including children, according to Russian reports....
00:00, 05/06/2019

At Least 1 Dead as Russian Plane Lands in Flames at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport (MOSCOW) — An airplane belonging to flagship Russian carrier Aeroflot landed in Moscow covered in flames and with smoke billowing from the rear Sunday, and officials said one person died and at ...
21:00, 05/05/2019

Burning Russian plane crash-lands at Moscow airport; at least 41 dead A burning Aeroflot plane crash-landed at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport on Sunday, killing at least 13 people and injuring at least six others. Russian state news agency TASS reports....
01:28, 05/06/2019

More than 40 believed dead as Aeroflot plane catches fire at Moscow airport Sukhoi Superjet with 78 passengers and crew onboard burst into flames while attempting emergency landing A Russian passenger jet burst into flames on Sunday while attempting an emergency landing at a ...
00:56, 05/06/2019

Instagram influencer found dead inside suitcase in her Moscow apartment Twenty-four-year-old Ekaterina Karaglanova’s body was discovered with knife wounds inside a suitcase in her Moscow apartment.        ...
07:42, 07/31/2019

41 dead after Russian passenger plane crash lands at Moscow airport Television footage showed the Sukhoi Superjet-100 making an emergency landing at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport with much of the rear part of the plane engulfed in flames....
06:42, 05/06/2019

U.S., Taliban end Qatar talks with no agreement United States and Taliban negotiators have ended their eighth round of peace talks in Qatar without a deal, but both sides agreed to consult with their leaders about next steps....
00:00, 08/13/2019

US, Taliban To Hold More Talks On Ending War The United States and the Taliban will open fresh negotiations next week, the US negotiator said Saturday, as he voiced hope for progress in ending America's longest war....
00:14, 06/23/2019

Former Oklahoma state senator found dead with gunshot wound is 2nd GOP ex-lawmaker found dead in two days A former Republican state senator in Oklahoma was found dead with a gunshot wound in his home Wednesday, the second former GOP state lawmaker found fatally wounded in as many days....
05:00, 06/08/2019

Terrifying footage emerges from fiery Moscow plane crash that left 41 dead Video has emerged showing the moment a Russian airliner caught fire while making an emergency landing at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport on Sunday, which left 41 people dead in the aftermath....
01:56, 05/08/2019

Burning Aeroflot plane lands at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport; at least 1 dead, several injured At least 5 people were injured after a fire was reported on a Russian airliner that made a landing a Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport on Sunday, according to local media....
20:28, 05/05/2019

At least 40 dead after Aeroflot plane's emergency landing, fire at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport At least 41 people were killed Sunday after a Russian airliner made a hard emergency landing and caught fire at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport, officials said....
03:28, 05/06/2019

Pilot cites lightning strike; American among dead in Moscow crash that killed 41 The Aeroflot captain who landed a fiery Superjet 100 says a lightning strike and full fuel tanks may have led to the inferno that killed 41 people.        ...
18:28, 05/06/2019

China's Liu He will have dinner with Trump trade negotiators hours before tariff hike takes effect Liu He will dine with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and other U.S. officials as the Trump administration and China try to reach a trade deal....
16:00, 05/09/2019

Former Journalist And Cultural Advisor To Afghan Parliament Shot Dead A former journalist who worked for the Afghan parliament was shot and killed in Kabul on Saturday, an official said, in the latest brazen attack to rock Afghanistan's capital....
04:42, 05/12/2019

Afghan official says female journalist shot dead in capital KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says that unidentified gunmen have shot and killed a female journalist and adviser to the country’s parliament in the capital Kabul. Nasrat Rahimi, a...
13:56, 05/11/2019

Afghan journalist Mena Mangal shot dead in Kabul Former TV presenter was a cultural adviser for lower house of parliamentAn Afghan journalist and adviser to the country’s parliament has been shot dead in Kabul.Mena Mangal, a cultural adviser for the...
17:00, 05/11/2019

At Least 6 Dead In Suicide Blast Near Afghan Military Training Centre A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a military training centre in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding six, police and security officials said....
15:56, 05/30/2019

Tensions over Afghan talks ended with Bolton's exit: sources U.S. President Donald Trump and adviser John Bolton were always unlikely foreign policy allies, with Bolton skeptical of Trump's outreach on North Korea and efforts to woo Russian President Vladimir P...
11:28, 09/11/2019

Taliban says gap closing in talks with US for troop withdrawal Talks between the Taliban and the peace envoy over a timetable for the withdrawal of U.S. troops in Afghanistan are narrowing a gap between both sides, a spokesman for the insurgent group said Saturda...
12:42, 05/04/2019

Taliban and U.S. Start New Round of Talks in Qatar As fighting intensifies across Afghanistan, American and insurgent envoys — though none from the Afghan government — will discuss a possible troop withdrawal....
11:56, 05/01/2019

US envoy hails latest talks with Taliban as the best ever The U.S. peace envoy to Afghanistan says that for the first time he can report “substantive” progress on all four issues key to a peace agreement in the country’s 17-year war...
21:42, 07/06/2019

U.S. Envoy Hails Latest Talks With Taliban as the Best Ever KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. peace envoy to Afghanistan said Saturday that for the first time he can report “substantive” progress on all four issues key to a peace agreement in the...
23:14, 07/06/2019

US, Taliban open Doha talks in fresh bid to end war A fresh round of talks between the U.S. and the Taliban began in Qatar, just days after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington is hoping for an Afghan peace agreement before Sept. 1...
18:14, 06/29/2019

Taliban Says "Americans Will Suffer More" For Cancelling Talks The Taliban on Sunday said US President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to cancel peace talks would lead to fresh losses to American lives in Afghanistan at a time when the insurgent group was ready to...
04:00, 09/09/2019

Taliban say latest round of talks with US ‘critical’ ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Taliban spokesman says the seventh and latest round of peace talks with the U.S. is “critical,” as the militant group meets with Washington’s envoy Zalmay Khalilza...
11:56, 06/30/2019

Donald Trump, Melania Trump arrive in Britain for official state visit President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrived in Britain on Monday for a three-day, pomp-filled official state visit, during which the president will meet with the queen and Prime Minist...
14:42, 06/03/2019

Dozens feared dead or wounded after Afghan wedding hall blast Explosion in packed Kabul venue comes as Donald Trump talks up prospects of peace deal with TalibanAn explosion ripped through a wedding hall on a busy Saturday night in Afghanistan’s capital, leaving...
02:42, 08/18/2019

30 Dead After Blast Near Afghan Election Rally, President Escapes Unhurt Taliban suicide attackers killed at least 30 people in Afghanistan on Tuesday, their deadliest bombing taking place near an election rally by President Ashraf Ghani, although he was unhurt....
14:42, 09/17/2019

Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump arrive in Britain for official state visit President Donald Trump landed in Britain Monday for a three-day, pomp-filled official state visit during which he will meet the Queen and travel to France for the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landing...
13:28, 06/03/2019

Afghan wedding suicide blast kills 63, amid hopes for talks A suicide bomber killed 63 people and wounded 182 in an attack on a packed wedding reception in the Afghan capital on Saturday night, the interior ministry said, as violence shows no sign of easing de...
08:00, 08/18/2019

As U.S. And Taliban Resume Talks, More Deadly Attacks in Afghanistan American and Taliban officials, in a seventh round of talks in Qatar, hope a breakthrough can lead to direct negotiations between Afghans over their political future....
21:14, 06/29/2019

Taliban Talks Hit a Wall Over Deeper Disagreements, Officials Say The insurgents were resisting a grand plan for finalizing and announcing the deal, which would have brought them to Camp David along with Afghan president....
15:14, 09/08/2019

Taliban: No direct talks with Kabul until US troop withdrawal 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 ...
11:42, 07/28/2019

2 U.S. Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan as Talks With Taliban Resume American casualties in the long war, still a fraction of the Afghan losses, are rising steadily as the United States take a more aggressive role amid peace talks....
00:00, 08/22/2019

Russia hosts Taliban delegation following collapse of US talks Insurgent group visits Moscow days after after Donald Trump declares US negotiations with Afghan group ‘dead’A Taliban delegation has held talks with Russian officials in Moscow after US negotiations ...
05:42, 09/15/2019

Taliban say killing of leader's brother will not derail U.S. talks Afghan Taliban officials said on Saturday the killing of the brother of their leader in a bomb attack would not derail talks with the United States aimed at securing the withdrawal of U.S. troops afte...
19:14, 08/17/2019

US-Taliban talks: DW reporters' firsthand account from Doha Journalists are eagerly awaiting a breakthrough in the US-Taliban talks in Doha, Qatar as the two sides continue to iron out details of a deal. But reporters are faced with difficult conditions to get...
22:14, 08/30/2019

Two U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan as U.S.-Taliban talks continue The deaths bring to 14 the number of U.S. troops killed by hostile forces this year, surpassing the total of 13 killed in all of 2018. More than 2,400 have died in Afghanistan since the war began....
17:42, 08/22/2019

Taliban Urge U.S. to Resume Talks After Bolton's Departure The Taliban called on the U.S. to restart talks on ending the 18-year-old conflict in Afghanistan, urging the Trump administration to revisit a nearly completed deal....
04:56, 09/13/2019

Pompeo: Talks with Taliban off after US soldier killed in attack WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said talks with the Taliban are off for now and the U.S. is bringing home the top diplomat working in Afghanistan on the heels of President Trump canc...
00:56, 09/09/2019

41 people dead after an Aeroflot plane burst into flames during an emergency landing at a major Moscow airport 41 people were killed when an Aeroflot passenger plane burst into flames and was forced to make an emergency landing at a major Moscow airport Sunday evening. The Russian Investigative Committee conf...
09:28, 05/06/2019

Russian Instagram influencer found dead with stab wounds stuffed in suitcase at her own Moscow apartment An Instagram influencer in Russia who amassed tens of thousands of followers was discovered dead, stuffed in a suitcase in her own Moscow apartment days after posting joyous vacation photos from a tri...
04:28, 07/31/2019

Multiple dead after suicide bomber rips through crowded Afghan wedding hall An explosion detonated by a suicide bomber ripped through a crowded wedding hall in western Kabul on Saturday night, with witnesses reporting multiple casualties....
07:42, 08/18/2019

Islamic State claims Afghan wedding blast as families bury the dead The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility on Sunday for a suicide blast at a wedding reception in Afghanistan that killed 63 people, underlining the dangers the country faces even if the...
07:00, 08/19/2019

At Least 5 Dead After Taliban Attacks U.S.-Based Aid Group Offices in Afghanistan (KABUL, Afghanistan) — Taliban fighters attacked the offices of a U.S.-based aid organization in the Afghan capital on Wednesday, setting off a huge explosion and battling security forces in an ...
23:28, 05/08/2019

Taliban suicide attacks in Afghanistan leave dozens dead Explosions at election rally and in central Kabul follow collapse of US-Taliban peace talksTaliban suicide bombers killed at least 48 people and wounded dozens more in two blasts Tuesday – one at a ca...
07:00, 09/18/2019

6 dead, more than 100 wounded in Taliban bomb attack in Afghanistan’s capital The Taliban claimed the attack, which came as the insurgents were holding their latest round of talks with U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in the Gulf state of Qatar, where they have a political office....
05:56, 07/02/2019

US service member among dead in Taliban suicide attack in Kabul Second attack near diplomatic area underlines warnings US-Taliban deal is moving too quicklyA Taliban suicide car bombing in Kabul has killed a US service member, a Romanian soldier and at least 10 Af...
01:00, 09/06/2019

14 dead and 145 people injured in Taliban bomb attack in Afghanistan Fourteen people were killed and 145 injured by a Taliban suicide attack in Afghanistan on Wednesday, a spokesman for the country's ministry of interior told CNN....
05:00, 08/08/2019

Blast in Kabul Kills 14 and Injures 145 as Taliban Continue Talks With U.S. Insurgents said they were responsible for the large blast outside a security facility in the Afghan capital as they negotiated in Qatar with American diplomats....
16:42, 08/07/2019

Bombing Kills Dozens in Kabul as Taliban Talks Continue Attackers set off bombs that wrecked a war museum and TV station, but it was unclear what the target was. Militants were still holed up in a nearby Defense Ministry building....
10:56, 07/01/2019

Afghans Supported by U.S. Repel Taliban to Increase Leverage in Talks Afghans supported by U.S. forces push back against the Taliban in a small farming district to help increase leverage in the Doha peace talks. But it’s unclear what the Kabul government will do to keep...
19:00, 06/24/2019

Not ‘optional': Top lawmaker demands US envoy for Taliban talks testify The Trump administration's point man for negotiations with the Taliban could soon face a subpoena to testify before Congress about his work as a top lawmaker demands a September hearing....
12:28, 09/06/2019

Afghanistan's rights activists express concern over US-Taliban talks In an interview with DW, Shaharzad Akbar, head of Afghanistan's Independent Human Rights Commission, said that any US-Taliban deal that undermines the basic rights of Afghan civilians should be avoide...
22:14, 08/28/2019

US, Taliban Resume Talks After Rival Afghans Agree To End Bloodshed US and Taliban officials will on Tuesday resume talks in Qatar aimed at ending Afghanistan's 18-year war, hours after a delegation of Afghan citizens and the militants ended a meeting with both sides....
18:00, 07/09/2019

Taliban: More Americans will die after secret Camp David talks cancelled The Taliban on Sunday said that President Trump’s decision to call off a secret meeting that he had scheduled with the terror group’s leaders at Camp David “will lead to more losses ...
06:28, 09/09/2019

U.S., Afghanistan Agree on Need to Accelerate Peace Talks The U.S. and Afghanistan agreed this week to accelerate a peace process to end the 18-year war and continue existing U.S. policies aimed at reducing the American troop presence as conditions permit....
04:42, 07/26/2019

‘The suffering will continue’: Groom mourns 63 killed at Afghan wedding amid U.S. withdrawal talks KABUL, Afghanistan — At least 63 people, including women and children, were killed after a suicide bomber struck at a crowded wedding party in the Afghan capital on Saturday. Another 182 people were i...
09:00, 08/19/2019

Taliban kill 26 government militiamen as talks enter crucial stage Taliban militants killed at least 26 members of a pro-government militia in north Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, as the militants and U.S. negotiators prepared for a new round of peace talks...
13:56, 06/29/2019

New York firefighters recall 9/11 victims in wake of cancelled Taliban talks Firefighters are still dying from the effects of the 2001 terror attacks and colleagues had mixed reactions to diplomatic movesNew York firefighters, who continue to see colleague die of 9/11-related ...
04:42, 09/12/2019

Fighting rages across Afghanistan as peace talks continue Taliban suicide bombers killed at least 19 people in an attack on a government office on Saturday night, officials said, in the latest episode of violence in Afghanistan as peace talks continue to end...
16:00, 06/30/2019

Swiss government to mediate Cameroon peace talks Switzerland has agreed to mediate talks between Cameroonian authorities and separatists in a bid to end escalating violence in the country's Anglophone regions, the Swiss government said on Thursday....
17:56, 06/27/2019

Ukraine's Zelenskiy proposes peace talks with Putin The Ukrainian president, who has said resolving ongoing disputes with Russia would be his top priority, has called for internationally mediated talks. Moscow says it will consider the request....
19:00, 07/08/2019

Ukraine calls for more peace talks after four die in eastern Donbass Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy urged the leaders of Russia, Germany and France to resume talks on a peaceful solution to the separatist conflict in Ukraine's eastern Donbass region after four...
19:28, 08/06/2019

Opinion: Key steps needed for Cameroon peace talks Switzerland has agreed to mediate talks between the government of Cameroon and separatist leaders aimed at faciliating a peaceful resolution to a three-year conflict. This is welcome news, says Nkongh...
17:56, 07/17/2019

Erdogan welcomes Putin, Rouhani for Syria peace talks The presidents of Turkey, Russia, and Iran have met to discuss the escalation in Idlib, where regime forces are conducting an offensive with Russian backing. Turkey is seeking to prevent a new wave of...
19:42, 09/16/2019

Afghanistan’s grand council ends with call for peace talks KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan grand council convened by President Ashraf Ghani has ended with a resounding call for peace with the Taliban. The council — known as Loya Jirga — had brought togeth...
11:28, 05/03/2019

Not Happy With The Way Peace Talks Are Going, Naga Group Tells PM Modi All may not be well with the Naga peace talks, which are now in a very advanced stage. Two recent letters from Naga militant group NSCN(IM) indicate that its top leadership, which has spearheaded......
21:00, 08/08/2019

Democrat threatens to subpoena Afghanistan envoy over peace talks The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is threatening to subpoena a top U.S. envoy to Afghanistan if he fails to voluntarily testify before Congress about ongoing peace talks with the Tal...
21:42, 09/05/2019

Xi Jinping Meets Imran Khan, Talks Of India-Pakistan Peace Chinese President Xi Jinping met Imran Khan in Beijing today and expressed hope that Pakistan and India could meet each other halfway improving their strained relations following the Pulwama terror......
18:42, 04/28/2019

North Korea says US is 'hell-bent on hostile acts' despite peace talks North Korea accused the Trump administration Wednesday of talking out of both sides of its mouth - saying the U.S. is publicly pushing the narrative of open dialogue between the two nations but is "mo...
17:00, 07/04/2019

U.S. Soldier Whose Death in Afghanistan Upended Peace Talks ‘Loved His Country’ President Trump said he called off negotiations with the Taliban after they claimed responsibility for the death of Sgt. First Class Elis A. Barreto Ortiz....
01:42, 09/10/2019

Experts: North Korea peace talks can move forward but Bolton is in the way A panel of experts on Tuesday said North Korea peace talks remain viable but hawkish voices such as national security adviser John Bolton are in the way....
19:00, 05/28/2019

Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenas Donald Trump Jr. over Trump Tower Moscow testimony The Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., to answer questions about his claim to have just limited knowledge of an ult...
22:56, 05/08/2019

Cohen Claims Trump’s Lawyer Encouraged Misleading Congress About the Trump Tower Moscow (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s former fixer, Michael Cohen, told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, who suggested he tell lawmakers that the negotiation...
05:28, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 3-Top U.S., Chinese trade negotiators to meet face-to-face for 1st time since Trump, Xi meeting Top U.S. and Chinese negotiators will meet face-to-face next week for the first time since the countries' leaders agreed in June to revive talks aimed at ending a yearlong trade war between the world'...
18:28, 07/24/2019

7 dead, 55 wounded after Taliban suicide bomber, gunmen attack police headquarters in northern Afghanistan At least seven people were killed and 55 wounded after a Taliban suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden car at a police headquarters in northern Afghanistan on Sunday....
18:42, 05/05/2019

Mueller says Trump was not exonerated; Trump declares victory Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller emphasized on Wednesday he had not exonerated Donald Trump of obstruction of justice, as the president has claimed, but his long-awaited congressional testimony d...
09:42, 07/25/2019

Mueller says Trump was not exonerated but Trump declares victory Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller emphasized on Wednesday he had not exonerated Donald Trump of obstruction of justice, as the president has claimed, but his long-awaited congressional testimony d...
00:14, 07/25/2019

German foreign minister urges Russia, Ukraine to revive peace talks Germany's top diplomat Heiko Maas said the war in eastern Ukraine "must be stopped." while meeting his Russian colleague Sergey Lavrov in Moscow. The two diplomats clashed on the issue of media freedo...
18:28, 08/22/2019

Sudan's ruling council, rebel leaders agree on peace talks roadmap Sudan's ruling council and rebel leaders have agreed on a roadmap for peace talks that are expected to begin in October and last about two months, officials from both sides said on Wednesday....
02:42, 09/12/2019

'This is historic': How Nipsey Hussle's death inspired peace talks among rival LA gangs As the city mourned the rapper, local gang members saw an opportunity to unite longstanding rivals. But some fear any truce will be short-livedDays after Nipsey Hussle’s murder, his friend Shamond Ben...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Violence in Afghanistan takes high toll on civilians despite the promise of peace talks A new U.N. report said more civilians were harmed by the Afghan government or foreign forces allied to it than by the insurgents in the first half of 2019....
14:56, 08/03/2019

Hong Kong leader declares extradition bill 'dead,' but protesters persist Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam declared an extradition bill 'dead' after pressure. Yet protesters remain resolute in their demands.        ...
21:42, 07/09/2019

'The flames were huge': At least 41 dead in fiery Moscow jet landing caught on video A Russian Aeroflot jet landed in Moscow engulfed in flames and billowing smoke Sunday, which was captured on video.        ...
00:00, 05/06/2019

Trump personal attorney denies claim from Michael Cohen he directed jailed lawyer to lie about Trump Tower Moscow project Lawyers representing President Trump’s personal attorney Jay Sekulow has dismissed a report claiming he instructed Michael Cohen to make false claims regarding the Trump Tower Moscow project....
02:28, 05/21/2019

Trump, family arrive in Britain for state visit LONDON — President Donald Trump has arrived in the U.K. on the first leg of a trip that will include commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day during a ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery in ...
10:42, 06/03/2019

About 160 dead after days of Congo intercommunal violence The governor of Congo's northeast Ituri province says two weeks of intercommunal violence have killed more than 160 people in several villages while many others have fled....
14:14, 06/18/2019

G7 summit in Biarritz winds down after three days of talks Iran, trade and the Amazonian wildfires have dominated discussions at the summit of the group of advanced industrialized economies. Here are the key developments from the final day of the G7 meeting i...
01:28, 08/27/2019

North Korea mocks South's president after latest missile test, rejects peace talks North Korea took aim at South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday for his rosy comments about the supposed peace dialogue between the two nations, saying that his remarks would make a “boiled head ...
17:00, 08/16/2019

North Korea: Pompeo remarks on nation's 'rogue behavior' making peace talks 'more difficult' North Korea's vice foreign minister on Saturday said that recent remarks by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo regarding "North Korea's rogue behavior" will complicate peace negotiations between the two c...
04:00, 09/01/2019

He Was 'Healthy' Before Mosquito Bite. 9 Days Later, He Was Brain Dead A Michigan man reportedly "went from perfectly healthy to brain dead" in nine days after he contracted the rare, mosquito-borne virus Eastern equine encephalitis during an uptick in cases this year....
21:42, 09/19/2019

Supreme Court rules that Maryland ‘Peace Cross’ honoring military dead may remain on public land “The cross is undoubtedly a Christian symbol, but that fact should not blind us to everything else that the Bladensburg Cross has come to represent,” Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. wrote in the 7-to-2 de...
16:56, 06/20/2019

Days Before Budget, PM Talks Of Sectors That Need Focus In Parliament Agriculture, manufacturing and exports deserve significant attention, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday in his first speech in parliament after his re-election, days before his government.....
20:56, 06/25/2019

3 Americans Found Dead In Same Dominican Republic Resort Within 5 Days Miranda Schaup-Werner had just checked into her Bahia Grand Principe hotel, in the Dominican Republic town of San Pedro de Macoris, and was taking pictures from her room balcony last Saturday when she...
06:56, 06/06/2019

Healthy baby delivered 117 days after mom declared brain-dead A woman in the Czech Republic gave birth to a healthy baby girl 117 days after the mother was declared brain-dead. Doctors at the University Hospital in Brno delivered the 4.7-pound, 16.5-inch baby by...
19:42, 09/03/2019

Gunman dead, 2 injured in second California Costco shooting in three days A gunman shot two people in a Costco parking lot Monday afternoon in Southern California before turning his weapon on himself.        ...
05:42, 06/18/2019

They embraced at a gas station on their Canadian road trip. Two days later, they were dead Chynna Deese and Lucas Fowler wrapped their arms around each other as they pumped gas on a road trip in Canada -- a quick but intimate embrace captured by surveillance cameras. Two days later, they we...
14:28, 07/28/2019

U.S. hopes for North Korea talks in days, weeks: Pompeo The United States hopes to get back to denuclearization talks with North Korea in the coming days or weeks, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
02:00, 09/09/2019

Talks to break UK's Brexit impasse to continue in the coming days Talks on how to break Britain's Brexit impasse involving representatives of Prime Minister Theresa May and the opposition Labour Party will continue in the coming days, spokesmen for both sides said o...
00:00, 05/09/2019

Two teens found dead at Splash Kingdom water parks days apart Two teens died within days of each other at Splash Kingdom water parks, according to reports. Emmanuel Ogunfuwa, 19, was found unresponsive and pulled from a pool Sunday at the park’s location i...
04:00, 07/31/2019

3 Americans found dead in Dominican Republic ‘sister’ resorts within 5 days The three died suddenly and under mysterious circumstances at two resorts in the Caribbean island nation, according to local authorities and the U.S. State Department....
03:28, 06/06/2019

US Hopes For Talks With North Korea "In Days, Weeks": US State Secretary The United States hopes to get back to denuclearization talks with North Korea in the coming days or weeks, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
04:00, 09/09/2019

China delegation in U.S. for 2 days of talks aimed at ending long trade war A team of Chinese negotiators, including one of the country's top economic officials, will visit the White House on Thursday to begin working out a deal to end the ongoing trade war between Beijing an...
14:42, 05/09/2019

Tanks arrive in DC as Trump confirms July Fourth celebration will feature military display President Trump’s dream of a celebration showing off America's military capabilities will become a reality on Thursday, as the president confirmed tanks will play a role in Washington, D.C.’s Fourth o...
15:42, 07/02/2019

Putin invites Trump to Moscow for 2020 V-Day Russian President Vladimir Putin invited his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on Friday to attend the May 9 Victory Day commemorative events in Moscow next year, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said....
15:00, 06/28/2019

Three Days After Dead Lizard Found In Its Food, Haldiram Allowed To Reopen Outlet Within just three days of shutting shop due to a public outcry over the discovery of a lizard in its food, Haldiram has now been allowed to restart its operations...
16:56, 05/16/2019

Olympian soccer player found dead in Colombia days after being reported missing An Olympian soccer player, who represented Colombia in the 2016 Rio Games, was found dead Wednesday several days after she had been reported missing, police said....
20:28, 05/24/2019

Colombian Soccer Player Found Dead Days After Family Reported Her Missing Leidy Asprilla, a 22-year-old soccer player who had represented Colombia in youth international tournaments, was found dead off the side of a road yesterday. Her family reported her missing on Sunday ...
01:42, 05/24/2019

Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt talks for 21 minutes uninterrupted at SEC Media Days Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt spent 21 minutes on his opening dialogue during his main stage media availability at SEC Media Days Tuesday.       ...
23:14, 07/16/2019

Trump shoots back at Democrats, declares ‘I don’t do cover-ups’ ​President​ Trump on Wednesday ripped House Democrats for continuing investigations into his administration and ​shot back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who claimed that he is “engaged in a cov...
18:42, 05/22/2019

US blacklists Huawei as Trump declares national emergency President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency over a perceived espionage threat. US firms could be barred from using foreign telecoms that could pose a threat, a move apparently aimed at Ch...
04:42, 05/16/2019

Trump Declares Commitment to Ending Opioid Crisis ‘Once and for All’ Many leading authorities on the opioid crisis have been critical of the government’s response, starting with the Obama administration, but say there has been some improvement under Mr. Trump....
00:42, 04/29/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: UN envoy on Middle East peace process, child labour in Nepal, latest deadly Mediterranean shipwreck, DRC's Goma 21-days free of Ebola transmission, UN chief urges ban on nuclear testing A recap of Tuesday's stories: UN envoy says tangible steps 'can, and must be taken' to reverse the 'negative trajectory' of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict; child labour case in Nepal highlights 'wid...
10:42, 08/28/2019

Chico State student missing 9 days found dead in Sacramento River: reports The body of a 22-year-old Chico State student was found floating in the Sacramento River in California on Thursday morning, nine days after he went missing during an outing with friends, according to ...
13:28, 08/30/2019

Woman claims to find missing puppy dead days after getting loose on subway tracks The 8-month-old cocker spaniel that got loose on the Midtown subway tracks was found dead nearly a week after running from its owner, according to a report. Good Samaritan Simone Peterson discovered M...
17:00, 05/30/2019

This week’s dead Google product is Google Trips, may it rest in peace Google Trips! Get a good look at it while it is still around. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Googl...
15:00, 06/06/2019

US, South Korea Lack "Political Will" On Peace Talks: North Korea North Korea on Tuesday said US-South Korean war games are a "flagrant violation" of efforts to reach peace on the Korean peninsula and reflect a lack of "political will" to improve relations....
19:00, 08/06/2019

Trump Declares State Of Emergency As New Orleans Braces For Storm US President Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency as Tropical Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans, as the southern city braces for extreme winds over the weekend....
16:56, 07/12/2019

Trump declares state of emergency for California after major earthquakes President Trump on Monday declared a state of emergency in California, paving the way for federal aid after two major earthquakes rattled the state last week. ...
09:14, 07/09/2019

Trump Declares National Emergency In US Citing Telecom Threats Declaring a national emergency, US President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order barring American companies from using telecom equipment made by firms believed to pose a "national......
06:42, 05/16/2019

Trump's 'rat-infested mess' attack was racist, declares speaker The US House speaker has defended Democratic colleague Elijah Cummings after he was criticised by Donald Trump who called his district a "disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess"....
11:42, 07/28/2019

Trump declares 'national emergency' to make way for Huawei ban (updated) The US government now has some pretext for outright bans on doing business with Chinese telecom firms like Huawei and ZTE. President Trump has signed an executive order declaring a national emergency ...
08:28, 05/16/2019

Donald Trump declares national emergency over telecoms threats Executive order is apparent swipe at China’s Huawei companyMove bars business with firms posing national security riskDonald Trump has signed an executive order declaring a national emergency and barr...
01:28, 05/16/2019

U.S., China meet for trade talks as Trump talks tough Top U.S. and Chinese trade officials met in Shanghai on Wednesday for talks in a bid to end a year-long trade war, despite low expectations for progress and combative remarks from U.S. President Donal...
05:42, 07/31/2019

Trump talks up economy, talks down Fed amid mixed data President Donald Trump said U.S. economic growth could be record-setting if the Federal Reserve would only lower interest rates further, as reports on Thursday painted a decidedly mixed picture of the...
21:14, 08/22/2019

Trump says he could win Afghan war 'in a week … but I don't want to kill 10m' President hosts Pakistani PM Imran Khan amid aid disputeUS pursues talks with Taliban with Islamabad’s cautious supportDonald Trump has said that he could win the Afghanistan war “in a week” but did n...
01:56, 07/23/2019

Pennsylvania woman died at Dominican Republic hotel days before Maryland couple found dead Just days before a Maryland couple was found dead in a Dominican Republic hotel room, a woman from Pennsylvania collapsed and died in the same hotel.        ...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Trump says Deputy Secretary of State Sullivan could be next envoy to Moscow U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan "could very well be" the next U.S. ambassador to Russia, President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, describing the No. 2 diplomat at the State Department as "...
02:28, 08/21/2019

Exec who worked on Moscow Trump Tower to be subpoenaed after no-show House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said the committee will subpoena Sater after he “agreed to appear this morning and he did not show up.”...
00:28, 06/22/2019

Russia-born executive to testify about Trump Moscow project WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee is set to interview Russia-born business executive Felix Sater about his behind-the-scenes role in Donald Trump’s effort to build a skyscraper ...
10:00, 06/21/2019

Trump declares 'invasion' at border after DHS says 1 percent of Honduras, Guatemala entered US A day after the acting Homeland Security secretary estimated that more than 1 percent of the populations of Guatemala and Honduras had entered the U.S. since September, President Trump declared an “in...
13:42, 05/09/2019

Jon Voight declares Trump is 'greatest president of this century' in Twitter video Actor Jon Voight is continuing to express his support for President Trump, declaring him "the greatest president of this century” in a message posted on Twitter on Sunday. ...
03:56, 08/20/2019

Trump Suggests Mueller May Testify; Pelosi Declares ‘Constitutional Crisis’ The president also said he was “pretty surprised” his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., was subpoenaed to testify before the Senate about contacts with Russians in the 2016 campaign....
01:28, 05/10/2019

Trump administration declares emergency in violence-plagued rural Alaska U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Friday declared a public-safety emergency in rural Alaska and pledged $10.5 million in federal funds to combat some of the nation's worst rates of sexual assault,...
01:56, 06/29/2019

Trump administration declares Title X abortion restrictions will go into effect immediately The Trump administration announced Monday that taxpayer-funded family planning clinics are prohibited from referring women to abortion providers as a part of the family planning program Title X....
05:14, 07/16/2019

Trump declares some auto imports pose national security threat U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday declared that some imported vehicles and parts pose a national security threat but delayed a decision for as long as six months on whether to impose tariffs to al...
04:14, 05/18/2019

Trump declares state of emergency in Florida ahead of Hurricane Dorian President Trump on Friday declared a state of emergency in Florida as the state prepares for Hurricane Dorian. The president ordered federal assistance to supplement state and local efforts responding...
01:28, 08/31/2019

"Can Win Afghan War In A Week, Just Don't Want To Kill 10 Million": Trump President Donald Trump on Monday hailed Pakistan's help in advancing peace talks in Afghanistan, a marked shift in tone as the United States seeks an accord with the Taliban to end almost 18 years of....
05:28, 07/23/2019

Trump says U.S. working with Pakistan to find way out of Afghan war U.S. President Donald Trump, speaking at a White House meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, said on Monday the Washington is working with Islamabad to find a way out of the war in Afghani...
19:00, 07/22/2019

Michigan man went from ‘perfectly healthy to brain dead’ in 9 days after contracting rare mosquito-borne disease, report says A man from Michigan went from “perfectly healthy to brain dead” in nine days after contracting a rare-mosquito-borne disease, according to a local report....
10:00, 09/19/2019

Pennsylvania woman died at Dominican Republic hotel chain days before Maryland couple found dead Days before a Maryland couple was found dead in a Dominican Republic hotel room, a woman from Pennsylvania died at a hotel in the same area.        ...
04:00, 06/06/2019

Michael Cohen claimed Jay Sekulow told him to lie about Trump Tower Moscow President Trump’s longtime lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen told lawmakers on Capitol Hill that Jay Sekulow instructed him to provide false testimony about Trump Tower in Moscow, transcripts relea...
07:28, 05/21/2019

Michael Cohen: Trump's lawyer advised me to lie about Moscow tower project Recently released transcripts of a closed-door meeting show Cohen accusing Jay Sekulow of telling him to lie to CongressDonald Trump’s former fixer Michael Cohen told Congress it was Trump’s personal ...
04:56, 05/21/2019

Trump declares victory over ‘Deep State’ as court tosses challenge over his businesses President Trump scored a big win on Wednesday when the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to throw out a case that accused him of violating the Constitution through earnings from D.C. businesses i...
19:14, 07/10/2019

New Orleans braces for flooding, Trump declares emergency ahead of Storm Barry New Orleans braced for severe flooding with residents told to hunker down as a growing tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico headed for landfall late on Friday or early on Saturday as the first At...
13:00, 07/12/2019

Trump declares push for census citizenship question not over, calls reports ‘FAKE’ President Trump abruptly declared Wednesday that his administration is continuing to fight to include a citizenship question as part of the census, despite his own Commerce secretary saying hours earl...
22:28, 07/03/2019

Japan auto lobby dismayed Trump declares some imports security threat Japan's automakers' lobby said on Tuesday it was dismayed by President Donald Trump's declaration that some imported vehicles and parts posed a threat to U.S. national security, as the industry braces...
12:42, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 6-Trump declares some auto imports pose national security threat U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday declared that some imported vehicles and parts pose a national security threat but delayed a decision for as long as six months on whether to impose tariffs to al...
00:56, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump declares some auto imports pose national security threat President Donald Trump on Friday declared that some imported vehicles and parts pose a national security threat but delayed a decision for as long as six months on whether to impose tariffs to allow f...
19:42, 05/17/2019

Democrats’ Afghan Strategy Sounds Familiar. It’s a Lot Like Trump’s. The 2020 Democratic candidates have one major goal for Afghanistan: Get out. They are struggling to differentiate themselves from a president they say has a feckless, isolationist view of American pow...
16:42, 09/16/2019

US Working With Pakistan To Find Way Out Of Afghan War: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump, speaking at a White House meeting with visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, said on Monday the United States is working with Islamabad to find a way out of the war....
23:42, 07/22/2019

President Trump Seeks Pakistan’s Help in Ending Afghan War (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump brought the leader of Pakistan to the White House on Monday to discuss a peace deal in neighboring Afghanistan, breezily declaring he could end the longest ...
03:56, 07/23/2019

Trump rules out Afghan plan that would kill millions President Trump said Monday he had “plans” that would win the 19-year-old Afghan war in as little as a week — but that the US would have to “kill 10 million people” and the country “would be wiped off...
22:56, 07/22/2019

| US having 'very good' discussions with Taliban - Trump US President Donald Trump hailed progress in negotiations on an Afghanistan peace deal, saying that talks with both the Taliban and the Afghan government are going well....
17:28, 08/19/2019

The Taliban at Camp David: Trump Says Why Not? Mr. Trump, not a frequent visitor to the “very rustic” retreat, says it is a place where presidents have hosted “pretty bad people.” Not everyone agrees....
04:00, 09/10/2019

New York Times columnist follows AOC's lead, declares Trump ‘is running concentration camps at the border’ New York Times columnist Charles Blow on Sunday compared the treatment of migrant children to slavery and the Holocaust, declaring the President Trump is “running concentration camps at the border.”...
19:42, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 2-Japan auto lobby dismayed Trump declares some imports security threat Japan's automakers' lobby said on Tuesday it was dismayed by President Donald Trump's declaration that some imported vehicles and parts posed a threat to U.S. national security, as the industry braces...
10:00, 05/21/2019

Jon Voight declares Trump 'greatest president since Abraham Lincoln' in late-night video Actor Jon Voight expressed his support for President Trump, declaring him "the greatest president since Abraham Lincoln" in a two-part video message posted on Twitter on Friday night....
13:28, 05/25/2019

"All Options On Table": US Defence Chief On Trump's Afghan War Comment New US Defense Secretary Mark Esper picked his way through a political minefield in his first public meeting with the media Wednesday, skirting anything that could irritate his irascible boss......
08:42, 08/29/2019

U.S. House panel to force testimony from Trump's Afghan envoy The U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee said on Thursday it will subpoena President Donald Trump's special Afghanistan envoy, Zalmay Khalilzad, to testify at an open hearing on Sep...
23:28, 09/12/2019

Trump says he could win Afghan war and wipe country 'off the face of the Earth' – video Donald Trump has said that he could win the Afghanistan war 'in a week' adding that the country 'could be wiped off the face of the Earth. I don’t want to go that route'. The president made the claim ...
01:56, 07/23/2019

| Trump vows to hit Taliban 'harder' than ever as US marks 9/11 President Donald Trump has pledged to hit the Taliban "harder" than ever as America marked the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks that led the country into war in Afghanistan....
07:00, 09/12/2019

Trump says U.S. has good negotiations with Taliban but no deal yet U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the United States had good negotiations going on with the Taliban but had not yet reached a deal with the Islamist group on U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghan...
07:00, 08/31/2019

Trump Meets With Advisers to Consider Deal With Taliban President Trump met with his top national-security advisers Friday to consider a deal with the Taliban that could lead to a significant U.S. withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan....
05:00, 08/17/2019

Trump to Meet With Top Advisers to Consider Deal With Taliban President Trump is meeting with his top national-security advisers Friday afternoon to consider a deal with the Taliban that could lead to a significant U.S. withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan....
19:28, 08/16/2019

US To Keep 8,600 Troops In Afghanistan After Deal With Taliban: Trump President Donald Trump on Thursday said that US troop levels in Afghanistan will drop to 8,600 if a deal is reached with the Taliban and that a permanent presence will remain....
04:14, 08/30/2019

US Having "Very Good" Discussions With Taliban: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Sunday hailed progress in negotiations on an Afghanistan peace deal, saying that talks with both the Taliban and the Afghan government are going well....
05:56, 08/19/2019