Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey ‘only reliable’ country to stabilize Afghanistan: Erdogan

Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gave an indication of assuming greater responsibility for the Afghanistan peace process, saying his country would be the "only reliable" country left to stabilize Afghanistan after the US pulls out its troops

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Two blasts hit Kabul, 5 dead

At least five people died as two blasts rocked Afghanistan capital Kabul city on Saturday, media reports said

At least 14 killed in Afghanistan shootout

At least 14 people, including eight militants and six security personnel, have been killed in a gun battle in Arghanchkhwa district of Afghanistan's northern Badakhshan province on Wednesday, provincial army spokesman Abdul Razaq said

10 de-miners of international trust killed in Afghanistan

At least 10 de-miners of an international de-mining trust were killed and 16 wounded in an attack on Tuesday night in northern Afghanistan, the country’s interior ministry confirmed

Taliban turns to Afghan cities, capture 17 districts in 60 days

The Taliban has long been described as the insurgent group that controls much of the Afghan rural territory

US peace envoy meets Afghan President Ghani, assures continued US assistance

The United States will continue to support the Afghan government and Afghan Security and Defense Forces (ANSDF), assured the US peace envoy for Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad in a one-day visit to Kabul

Taliban assures safety of Afghan interpreters who worked for foreign militaries

The Taliban, the main Afghan insurgent group, has given assurance of the safety of interpreters who had worked for foreign militaries during the 20 years of their stay in the war-torn country

Eleven civilians killed in roadside bomb in Afghanistan

At least eleven civilians, mostly women and children, were killed in Afghanistan’s Badghis province when a roadside bomb hit the vehicle there were traveling in. No group, including the Taliban, claimed responsibility for the attack

Taliban attack leaves 15 Afghan Army soldiers, police personnel dead

At Least seven Afghanistan soldiers and eight security force personnel were killed in two separate Taliban attacks since Thursday, media reports said on Saturday

Ten killed in Afghan capital in three bomb explosions

At least ten people have been killed and over a dozen injured as three bombs went off in Afghan capital Kabul. The Taliban, the main Afghan insurgent group, has denied its involvement in the explosions

US may withdraw all forces from Afghanistan by July 4

The US may withdraw all its forces from Afghanistan by July 4, its independence day, well ahead of the September 11, 2021 deadline set by President Joe Biden last month, according to Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi

Explosion targets buses in Afghan capital, eight killed

At least eight people died as an explosion, which targeted buses, hit  Sar-e-Karez area of PD3 in Kabul city on Tuesday, media reports said

Former Afghan president stresses on nationalization of peace process

Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has called on both the Taliban and the Afghan government to work on nationalizing the current peace process, adding both parties need to hold talks within Afghanistan

UK to allow thousands of Afghans to settle in UK amid security threat

Thousands of Afghans, who have had worked for the British military as supporting local staff during its stay in Afghanistan, will be granted permission to settle in the UK, the British government announced, after considering the threat to their lives as foreign forces are withdrawing

Afghanistan sees surge in Covid infections; schools closed for two weeks

Afghanistan has witnessed a record jump in the number of coronavirus infections this week, touching almost 1000 on Friday, and authorities there have ordered to close down schools for two weeks

Afghan forces can withstand foreign troops withdrawal, says NATO secretary-general

The Afghan government and security forces are strong enough to stand on their feet alone in the absence of international troops support, said NATO Secretary-General Janes Stoltenberg

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