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Taliban say unable to attend Pakistan talks; blame blacklist

Added: 17.02.2019 18:41 | 11 views | 0 comments

The Taliban has postponed an unscheduled round of peace talks with the United States set for Monday in Pakistan saying "most" members of their negotiating team are unable to travel because they're on the U.S. and United Nations' blacklists.

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Afghan Taliban likely to meet Saudi crown prince in Pakistan: sources

Added: 16.02.2019 7:28 | 16 views | 0 comments

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is likely to meet Afghan Taliban representatives during his visit to Pakistan starting on Sunday, Pakistani government sources said, part of efforts to broker an end to Afghanistan's 17-year-old civil war.


Afghan government ‘cannot be sidelined’ in peace talks

Added: 15.02.2019 15:24 | 1 views | 0 comments

In a BBC interview, President Ashraf Ghani says his government is in contact with the Taliban.

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Life in Kabul's squatter camps highlights challenge for any Afghan peace

Added: 15.02.2019 9:04 | 13 views | 0 comments

While negotiations between Taliban insurgents and U.S. envoys fuel dreams of peace in Afghanistan, the squatter village of Pul-e Shina highlights the tough realities ahead if the country is to re-build after years of war.


Green Beret Matt Golsteyn wants charges in suspected Taliban bombmaker’s death dropped because of investigator's ‘stolen valor’

Added: 14.02.2019 21:53 | 2 views | 0 comments

A decorated former Green Beret who has been charged in the death of a suspected Taliban bomber is seeking charges against him to be dropped because an investigator of his case is facing charges of “stolen valor,” according to reports.


Pakistan confirms will host peace talks between U.S. and Afghan Taliban: minister

Added: 14.02.2019 16:45 | 12 views | 0 comments

The next round of peace talks between the Afghan Taliban and the United States will be held in Pakistan as part of efforts to seek a political settlement of the 17-year Afghan war, the Pakistan's information minister confirmed on Thursday.


U.S. troop reduction in Afghanistan 'will be coordinated' with NATO, acting defense secretary says

Added: 14.02.2019 16:37 | 11 views | 0 comments

Last month, the U.S. began peace talks with the Taliban to try to end a war now in its 18th year.

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U.S. to meet Taliban in Islamabad on Feb. 18: Taliban spokesman

Added: 13.02.2019 23:16 | 18 views | 0 comments

Taliban negotiators will meet their U.S. counterparts on Feb. 18 in Pakistan's capital Islamabad as part of accelerating diplomacy to end more than 17 years of war in Afghanistan, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said on Wednesday.


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