Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located in South-Central Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan in the south and east; Iran in the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan in the north; and in the far northeast, China. Much of its 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi) is covered by the Hindu Kush mountain range at the western end of the Himalayas, separating the Amu Darya and Indus valleys. Kabul is the capital and largest city.
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,.. Reuters - Published
Two American service members were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said in a statement, as the United States seeks to reach a negotiated end to the nearly.. Reuters - Published
The death toll from a late-night suicide bombing at a crowded wedding party in Afghanistan's capital rose to at least 63 on Sunday, including women and children, officials said. Another 182 civilians..
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President Trump is expected to meet with his top national security advisers on Friday. The meeting is to review a US-Taliban peace plan that could end America's longest running war. However, it could..
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A powerful blast hit Kabul's diplomatic district during rush hour on Monday sending a plume of black smoke over the Afghan capital, with tens of injured taken to hospital and ambulances ferrying still..
Reuters reports two U.S. service members were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday. The NATO-led Resolute Support mission shared the news in a statement but did not give any further details, and it won't..
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the U.S. military role in Afghanistan has basically turned into a "ridiculous" police force in a sign that he is open to a U.S. troop drawdown there after 18.. Reuters - Published
A U.S. special envoy will travel to Qatar and Afghanistan on Tuesday to resume peace talks, as the United States seeks an end to the conflict that will enable it to withdraw American troops from the.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. special envoy will travel to Qatar and Afghanistan on Tuesday to resume peace talks with the Taliban and the Afghan government, the State Department said, as the United States seeks a.. Reuters - Published
The number of people wounded in multiple bomb blasts in the Afghan city of Jalalabad has risen to 123, officials said on Tuesday, a day after 14 bombs exploded in public squares, markets and outside.. Reuters - Published
A series of bombings struck restaurants and public squares on Monday in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, wounding at least 66 people, officials said, as the country marked the 100th anniversary of.. Reuters - Published
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.. Reuters - Published
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.. Reuters - Published
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.. Reuters - Published
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.. Reuters - Published
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.. Reuters - Published
Western intermediaries are trying to persuade arch foes Iran and the United States to cooperate on bolstering security in Afghanistan as U.S. President Donald Trump seeks to extract America from its.. Reuters - Published
A deal between the Taliban and the United States for U.S. forces to withdraw from their longest-ever war in Afghanistan could drive some diehard Taliban fighters into the arms of the Islamic State.. Reuters - Published
The United Nations said on Wednesday it was gravely concerned about reports indicating 11 civilians had been killed in an Afghan security force operation in an eastern province near the border with.. Reuters - Published
Talks on a pact that would allow the United States to end its longest war and withdraw troops from Afghanistan ended on Monday without agreement and both sides saying they would consult their leaders.. Reuters - Published
A young Afghan woman, who has been in a holding camp for asylum seekers on Hungary's border for months, gets only a faraway glimpse of trees from her home in a shipping container. So she paints trees,.. Reuters - Published
Qatar's Sheikh Tamim bin Hamid Al-Thani called U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday and discussed "strategic cooperation relations between the two countries and the latest regional and international.. Reuters - Published
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.. Reuters - Published
A Taliban suicide bomber killed 14 people and wounded 145 in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, an attack the government said raised questions about the militants' commitment to peace despite an.. Reuters - Published
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. Reuters - Published
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. Reuters - Published
A car bomb exploded on Wednesday outside a police station in the Afghan capital, Kabul, wounding at least 95 people, government officials said, and the Taliban claimed responsibility. Reuters - Published