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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 spent fighting narcotics....

As pressure for Afghan peace grows, drug threat remains

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Afghan Taliban delegation to visit Moscow as peace push grows A Taliban delegation led by the movement's chief negotiator will visit Moscow this week to attend a ceremony expected to be followed by informal talk...
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Anger grows at civilian deaths by US, Afghan forces Anger is mounting over the increasing numbers of civilians dying in misdirected US aerial strikes and heavy-handed tactics of CIA-trained Afghan forc...
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Experts hold climate talks in Bonn as pressure to act grows BERLIN (AP) — Experts are meeting in Germany for U.N.-hosted talks on climate change amid growing pressure for governments to act faster against glob...
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2019-06-15, 05:48

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 o...
2019-06-29, 02:48

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 peac...
2019-09-14, 22:32

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 wor...
2019-07-10, 00:16

Germany's far-right: Police to restructure as threat of extremism grows Germany's federal criminal police agency wants to overhaul the structures it uses to fight far-right groups and hate crimes, media reports say. The o...
2019-08-19, 16:16

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 of...
2019-07-02, 15:16

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 ...
2019-07-07, 01:48

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, Pres...
2019-09-04, 13:00

Trump meeting advisers on Afghan peace plan 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 ...
2019-08-16, 17:32

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 ...
2019-08-16, 22:32

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 ...
2019-08-17, 01:32

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-Afgh...
2019-06-22, 12:32

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 decade...
2019-07-03, 18:48

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 ...
2019-08-17, 02:32

Taliban Attack Afghan City as They Talk Peace With U.S. Militants attacked from several directions on Kunduz city, which they have entered twice in recent years, even as peace negotiations continued in Qat...
2019-08-31, 09:48

All-Afghan conference brings country closer to peace An all-Afghan conference that brought together Afghanistan’s warring sides appears to get the country a step closer to peace with a statement that la...
2019-07-09, 10:16

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 w...
2019-07-21, 23:16

UN envoy: Goal now must be Afghan-Taliban peace negotiations 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 sta...
2019-06-20, 00:32

| Under US pressure, Afghan army starts closing checkpoints Only a tangle of razor wire marks the entrance of a remote Afghan army checkpoint that may soon be shuttered as the government closes vulnerable outp...
2019-06-18, 11:16

Mystery grows: Vatican opens tombs in search of missing girl's remains, bones of 2 princesses gone The tombs of two 19th-century German princesses were pried open at a tiny Holy See cemetery on Thursday and turned out to be completely empty.  ...
2019-07-11, 18:48

Trump Declares Afghan Peace Talks With Taliban ‘Dead’ The president also signaled he would withdraw United States troops from America’s longest war, following the collapse of a monthslong effort to ease ...
2019-09-10, 15:32

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 a...
2019-09-08, 04:48

Afghan president renews calls for peace, demands ceasefire Afghan President Ashraf Ghani made a renewed call for peace on Monday but insisted the Taliban must observe a ceasefire, as he sought to regain a hol...
2019-09-09, 19:00

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 ...
2019-07-08, 04:48

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 Ger...
2019-07-06, 04:00

US's Special Envoy In Pak For Revival Of Afghan Peace Talks With Taliban US special envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad has arrived in Pakistan to discuss revival of the peace talks with the Pakistani leaders and a possi...
2019-10-02, 13:00

Ready To Be Guarantor For Afghan Peace Deal Between US, Taliban: Russia Russia is ready to be a guarantor of any peace deal for Afghanistan agreed between the United States and the Taliban, the Russian foreign ministry sa...
2019-08-28, 23:48

Pakistan and Taliban call for U.S. to resume Afghan peace talks Peace talks in Afghanistan must resume as soon as possible, Pakistan and the Taliban militant group urged on Thursday, after President Donald Trump b...
2019-10-03, 10:32

Erratic Trump struggles to control message as impeachment threat grows Republican defenders mostly silent, with two vivid exceptions, as at least one additional whistleblower steps forward As Donald Trump strived to enfo...
2019-10-07, 01:00

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...
2019-08-17, 02:32

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...
2019-08-31, 13:48

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 e...
2019-07-09, 15:16

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 troop...
2019-07-23, 00:00

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...
2019-08-31, 13:16

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 Afghan...
2019-07-03, 14:16

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 ca...
2019-09-07, 21:00

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 th...
2019-08-16, 13:00

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 civilia...
2019-07-09, 03:32

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 tha...
2019-09-07, 01:32

As threat of deepfakes grows, Facebook, Twitter and Google are working to detect and prevent them Deepfakes have started to appear everywhere, and they pose an increasing threat to businesses, politicians and celebrities. Now, tech giants like Goo...
2019-09-29, 15:32

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...
2019-08-12, 05:00

Deadly Taliban attack in Afghan capital casts shadow on peace deal A Taliban attack on a housing complex used by international organizations in the Afghan capital Kabul late on Monday killed at least 16 people and an...
2019-09-03, 18:32

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...
2019-09-03, 01:00

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 ...
2019-07-24, 07:32

‘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)...
2019-09-11, 00:32

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 b...
2019-07-19, 17:32

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 ...
2019-08-31, 19:48

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...
2019-09-08, 21:00

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 o...
2019-06-28, 06:48

Qatari official announces success of intra-Afghan peace talks: foreign ministry A Qatari official has announced the "success" of Afghan peace talks held this week in Doha, the Qatari foreign ministry said in a statement dated Mon...
2019-07-09, 09:16

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2019-09-05, 00:00

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2019-08-31, 20:48

Afghan government says real peace will come when Taliban stop violence, hold direct talks President Ashraf Ghani's office on Sunday said real peace in Afghanistan was only possible when the Taliban stopped their violence and held direct ta...
2019-09-08, 10:00

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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 grou...
2019-09-14, 07:00

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 basi...
2019-09-06, 14:00

U.N. report says U.S. air strikes on Afghan drug labs unlawful, hit civilians U.S. air strikes on alleged Taliban drug labs in Afghanistan in May killed or wounded at least 39 civilians, including 14 children, and violated inte...
2019-10-09, 11:32

Qatar's Tamim called Trump to discuss relations, Afghan peace talks: state news agency Qatar's Sheikh Tamim bin Hamid Al-Thani called U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday and discussed "strategic cooperation relations between the two...
2019-08-08, 21:00

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, address...
2019-07-31, 18:00

Central African Republic President says country ‘remains fragile’, despite progress on peace deal President Faustin-Archange Touadéra of the Central African Republic (CAR), addressing the UN General Assembly’s annual general debate, spotlighted “m...
2019-09-26, 00:00

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2019-10-09, 22:00

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2019-10-09, 16:32

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2019-09-29, 14:32

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2019-05-27, 21:16

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2019-07-12, 18:16

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2019-05-25, 12:32

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2019-06-18, 08:48

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2019-08-21, 18:48

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2019-08-03, 22:32

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2019-09-02, 18:32

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2019-06-20, 21:00

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2019-09-17, 09:32

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2019-09-16, 21:00

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2019-08-28, 09:48

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2019-08-08, 08:00

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2019-08-28, 11:16

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2019-08-08, 09:32

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2019-06-07, 06:48

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2019-06-06, 16:32

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2019-10-03, 19:32

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2019-08-24, 13:48

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Cuomo may push for MTA changes as overtime outrage grows Facing a growing storm of outrage over an overtime scandal, Gov. Andrew Cuomo opened the door Tuesday to possibly demanding work rule changes from th...
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2019-09-30, 17:00

U.S.-China Trade War's Global Impact Grows Fallout from the escalating trade war between the U.S. and China is rippling through the global economy, hurting confidence among U.S. small business...
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Hijab debate grows in intensity in Iran There is growing anecdotal evidence that more women are pushing back against wearing the compulsory headscarf, or hijab, in Iran. The debate over the...
2019-07-16, 00:48

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2019-08-24, 11:16

Hollywood backlash over Georgia abortion law grows Big business stays silent over controversy – in contrast to entertainment giantsGeorgia is home to some of the world’s biggest businesses but those c...
2019-05-31, 15:32

Bitcoin drops more than 10% as scrutiny of cryptocurrencies grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10% over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook's ...
2019-07-15, 18:16

High Level wildfire grows to nearly 80,000 hectares The out-of-control wildfire that forced the evacuation of High Level, Alta., on Monday is currently listed as a Level 6, the most severe, given how a...
2019-05-22, 14:16

ECB's Draghi Grows Bolder as His Tenure Nears End Mario Draghi is teeing up some of the boldest policy moves of his eight-year term as European Central Bank president only four months before he steps...
2019-06-30, 22:16

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2019-07-23, 17:48

Impeachment Support Grows, but So Does the Public Divide Americans are as divided over impeachment as they are over President Trump. But support for the Democrats’ inquiry is building even in places Mr. Tru...
2019-10-13, 04:48

Colorado wildfire grows to nearly 6,000 acres, spurs evacuations A wildfire burning in central Colorado continues to grow as air quality advisories were issued for parts of the state Saturday due to smoke and up to...
2019-10-06, 18:32

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2019-05-23, 09:32

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2019-08-22, 21:48

California’s clean-car influence grows despite Trump’s attacks Adding Minnesota and New Mexico would expand the reach of California’s vehicle greenhouse gas rules, which between California and the 13 others that ...
2019-09-26, 04:00

As craft beer market grows, so do wild flavors Beer is getting weird. At the Strange Brew Festival in Reno, Nevada, this month, visitors could sample a peanut butter and pickle pilsner, a tamale l...
2019-05-29, 07:32

Amazon plans to retrain one-third of US employees as automation grows Amazon announced today that is is planning on retraining one-third of its workforce to help ease the effects of automation. The e-commerce giant is p...
2019-07-11, 22:32

Bitcoin Drops More Than 10 Percent as Scrutiny of Cryptocurrencies Grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10 percent over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Face...
2019-07-15, 22:32

Chinese TV cancels NBA coverage, rift with league grows NBA commissioner Adam Silver regrets the outcome, but said he continues to support the right of freedom of expression exercised by Houston Rockets ge...
2019-10-08, 21:00

TS Ivo grows in Pacific off Mexico; Chantal ebbs in Atlantic Newly formed Tropical Storm Ivo is gaining strength off the southwestern coast of Mexico but is not expected to pose a threat to land, while Tropical...
2019-08-22, 07:16

UK's Javid set to boost spending as prospect of election grows British finance minister Sajid Javid will announce increases in public spending on Wednesday, preparing the ground for a possible snap election call ...
2019-09-04, 01:32

Frustration grows among EU finance ministers over Brexit deadlock Germany's finance minister has said the EU and U.K. have a "common responsibility" to negotiate a settlement to govern Britain's departure ...
2019-10-10, 20:00

Harden apologizes as rift grows: 'We love China' Rockets star James Harden apologized three days after general manager Daryl Morey tweeted in support of Hong Kong protesters, the fallout for which c...
2019-10-07, 15:32

Exodus grows from northwest Syria in intensified fighting Thousands more people have fled violence in northwest Syria, the United Nations and a medical agency said on Thursday, as an army assault on the last...
2019-05-23, 21:48

FROM THE FIELD: Green wall of opportunities grows in the Sahel An ambitious plan has got underway to plant a band of trees across the Sahel region of Africa, to hold back desertification and combat climate change...
2019-08-19, 22:48

With Most States Under One Party’s Control, America Grows More Divided It is the first time in more than a century that all but one state legislature is dominated by a single party, and lawmakers have pushed in opposite ...
2019-06-11, 21:00

From tree to chair without the carpentry: UK couple grows furniture On a two-acre field in England's Midlands, Gavin and Alice Munro are taking sustainability to the next level: they harvest trees which they train to ...
2019-09-24, 03:00

AT&T wireless business grows but premium TV subscribers decline AT&T Inc exceeded analyst expectations on Wednesday for net wireless subscribers who pay a monthly bill, as it eked out some growth in a saturated m...
2019-07-24, 15:16

| Hundreds of new fires in Brazil as outrage over Amazon grows Hundreds of new fires are raging in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, official data showed Saturday, as thousands of troops were made available to hel...
2019-08-25, 05:16

Concern over Mexico tariffs grows in southern Arizona NOGALES, Ariz. – Concern is growing over the president’s promise to impose tariffs on Mexican imports. In a press conference in London Tuesday,...
2019-06-05, 06:16

The Big Diesel Lie Grows While The Trump Administration Rolls Coal Who can forget Dieselgate, the headline-grabbing, reputation-destroying pollution scandal of 2015? In which Volkswagen AG, one of the planet’s larges...
2019-08-13, 22:32

U.S. businesses are taking down job listings as Trump’s trade war grows Companies have already scaled back spending on equipment and new buildings. Now there are early signs that business leaders are pulling back on hirin...
2019-08-14, 01:32

In Cleveland, a Young Pitching Corps Grows Up Quickly Three years after they were selected in the same draft, Shane Bieber, Aaron Civale and Zach Plesac are suddenly starring on the major league stage fo...
2019-09-13, 18:00

In a stirring finale, Stranger Things stands up and grows up I admire how seamlessly and thoroughly the set design and background decor of Stranger Things 3 integrates the grid motif that was the hallmark of se...
2019-07-05, 23:32

My beard grows more strongly on the right side of my face – am I a werewolf? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and...
2019-08-13, 22:32

As BTS’s Reach Expands, an Army of Dedicated K-Pop Translators Grows The fans who devote their time to interpreting lyrics, tweets and interviews for listeners who don’t speak Korean are hard-working, passionate and un...
2019-07-04, 17:48

Hundreds Of New Fires In Brazil As Outrage Over Amazon Grows Hundreds of new fires are raging in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, official data showed Saturday, as thousands of troops were made available to hel...
2019-08-25, 02:48

Anthony Kay’s Mets hype grows with spectacular outing Anthony Kay is on the Mets’ radar, according to manager Mickey Callaway, but the left-hander wasn’t given serious consideration for a promotion to st...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Monte Barrett: Not all ‘drug cheats’ are drug cheats Former heavyweight contender Monte Barrett condemns boxing's drug cheats and says his own failed test in 2011 was a mix-up that can happen to anyone ...
2019-09-07, 18:00

Verde Fire burning northeast of Scottsdale grows in size SCOTTSDALE- Fire crews are working to put out a fire about 15 miles northeast of Scottsdale Monday. The Verde Fire grew to approximately 1,960 acres ...
2019-08-06, 05:16

Timeline: Unease grows in Hong Kong about eroding freedoms Steps by the Chinese and Hong Kong governments in recent years have raised unease among Hong Kong residents about their future, a concern that burst ...
2019-06-12, 09:16

UK solar power pioneer Solarcentury profit grows 860% in a year Subsidy-free solar farms have helped connect millions in Africa to cheap electricityA UK solar power pioneer has grown its profits eight-fold by inve...
2019-07-25, 10:32

Argentina slaps controls on the peso as currency crisis grows Argentina is taking desperate action to keep dollars in the country as it tries to prop up its collapsing currency and avoid defaulting on its debt f...
2019-09-03, 00:00

Buzz of Russell Westbrook trade grows at Summer League USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt is on site at NBA Summer League and the buzz surrounding a potential Russell Westbrook trade has dominated the c...
2019-07-09, 15:48

Arch Manning hype grows with eye-opening step Peyton, Eli never took The Manning family dynasty could continue long after Eli’s career is over. Following in the footsteps of his grandfather (Archie) and uncles (P...
2019-10-02, 04:32

Iran-US dispute grows over attacks on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman Tensions remain high as Arab League calls for restraint – and Labour warns of UK being drawn into conflictDivisions over responsibility for last week...
2019-06-16, 00:32

Man accidentally grows corn stalk with record-shattering 28 ears This New Jersey man has cornered the market! Matt Jacovelli is growing a stalk in his vegetable garden that has sprouted, at last count, 28 cobs — a ...
2019-08-30, 05:48

Anger Grows in Hong Kong Over Shooting of Teenage Protester The shooting of a student protester by the police threatens to further inflame a protest movement that paralyzed the city on Tuesday with spasms of v...
2019-10-02, 09:00

Frustration grows among natural gas producers amid low prices, LNG uncertainty A consortium of nine natural gas producers wants to attract partners to build and operate what could be a 12-million-tonne-per-year LNG project to op...
2019-08-12, 03:00

| Japan PM warns Africa about debt as China grows presence Japan's prime minister warned African leaders against accumulating too much debt, in an apparent reference to Chinese infrastructure projects that so...
2019-08-29, 17:48

Call Grows For Harshest Punishment To Killers Of 2-Year-Old In Aligarh The murder of a two-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh has drawn widespread condemnation and calls for giving the harshest punishment to the ac...
2019-06-07, 06:48

Jeurys Familia implodes as Mets’ bullpen nightmare grows Prosperity can be fleeting. For the Mets, it’s often gone in an instant. It usually is when the bullpen is involved. In the span of 24 hours, they we...
2019-06-15, 06:16

Fabinho grows in stature to become key man in Liverpool midfield | Paul Wilson Brazilian watched last year’s final knowing he would be moving to Anfield, this time he is central to their hopes of winning the Champions LeagueWhen...
2019-06-01, 02:32

UK, EU ramp up Brexit talks as Parliament suspension backlash grows Boris Johnson said the UK and EU need to "step up the tempo" with bi-weekly Brexit talks. While Johnson tries to quickly renegotiate a divorce deal, ...
2019-08-30, 10:16

Australia to fund research on medicinal cannabis as demand grows Australia will provide A$3 million ($2.03 million) for research on the use of cannabis to help cancer patients, its health minister said on Sunday, a...
2019-10-07, 00:00

Farmers’ Frustration With Trump Grows as U.S. Escalates China Fight Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, a somewhat unlikely lieutenant in the president’s trade war, is tasked with fending off a revolt from the heart o...
2019-08-27, 14:16

Apple Music grows to over 60 million monthly users worldwide Apple Music and Spotify continue to compete for world domination, as both music streaming services claim they have many millions of subscribers. Up u...
2019-06-28, 13:48

U.S. Proposes New Tariffs on $4 Billion of E.U. Goods as Trade Dispute Grows The United States moved to impose levies on more products than previously planned in an escalation of its fight with Europe over government aid for B...
2019-07-02, 21:16

As China sway grows, U.S. to confront it on Uighur issue at U.N. gathering The United States is considering how it will confront China during the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations next week over its det...
2019-09-18, 04:00

Lights. Camera. Prayer. A Mini-Hollywood Grows in Utah. Movies made by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are an important part of a film and TV ecosystem in northern Utah. And there’s not an ...
2019-10-13, 14:16

Hope grows for deal to avoid U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods Hope grew on Wednesday for a deal to avoid the United States imposing tariffs on Mexican goods in return for Mexico doing more to halt illegal immigr...
2019-06-05, 20:32

Nets players’ push for Carmelo Anthony grows with Joe Johnson unlikely Facing a potential issue at forward, the Nets have been linked to possibly bringing Joe Johnson or Carmelo Anthony back to the New York. Johnson is r...
2019-09-12, 01:32

China's new home prices in May grows at fastest pace in five months New home prices in China rose at their fastest pace in five months in May, complicating government efforts to keep frothy housing markets under contr...
2019-06-18, 13:32

Boeing and Airbus to see reduced jet demand as climate awareness grows, UBS says A UBS survey of more than 6,000 people has revealed that a growing number of travelers in Europe and America are already reducing flights taken due t...
2019-09-30, 20:00

Fitch, S&P downgrade Argentina debt as default risk grows Ratings agencies Fitch and Standard & Poor's downgraded Argentina's sovereign debt rating on Friday, flagging higher chances of a default in the wake...
2019-08-17, 00:00

Southern California fire grows to 2,000 acres; evacuations expanded Tenaja Fire prompts mandatory evacuations for homes along The Trails Circle in La Cresta and the Copper Canyon neighborhood in Murrieta, officials sa...
2019-09-06, 02:32

Liam Gallagher: As It Was review – rock'n'roll rebel grows up The charismatic swagger remains, but this disarming portrait of the former Oasis singer reveals a newfound humilityBros raised the candid rockumentar...
2019-06-06, 23:16

China's Pacific influence grows as it signs up new friend in Solomon Islands China and former Taiwan ally the Solomon Islands established diplomatic ties on Saturday in a sign of Beijing's growing influence in the Pacific that...
2019-09-21, 19:00

Aaron Judge belts 2 homers as Yankees’ AL East lead grows ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Yankees might have a solid lead over the Rays in the AL East, but the difference between the teams in the past two games h...
2019-07-06, 06:16

Asia stocks set to trade lower as Hong Kong crisis grows Stocks in Asia were set to trade lower on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Hong Kong authorities will attempt to restart flights at the airport after operations w...
2019-08-13, 02:00

Controversy grows over PEI government’s treatment of long-time foster parents They were awarded as outstanding foster parents in New Brunswick but, after moving, and continuing to foster in Prince Edward Island, they say they'v...
2019-05-21, 19:16

Smaller cryptocurrencies feel pain as criticism of Facebook's Libra grows Bitcoin hasn't been the only casualty of the backlash by the world's major economic powers against Facebook's plans for a cryptocurrency, with smalle...
2019-07-17, 19:48

Giants release Kyle Lauletta as quarterback picture grows clearer Dave Gettleman, the Giants’ general manager, says it is always a test for a front office when it has to cut one of its own draft picks. Gettleman and...
2019-08-31, 22:48

Amazon continues to dominate a market in which Apple grows more irrelevant by the quarter At this point, it should come as no big surprise that the thriving global smart speaker market had yet another stellar quarter. After all, we're talk...
2019-05-21, 15:48

Epstein Suicide Inquiry Grows: Roughly 15 Jail Workers Are Subpoenaed Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide at a Manhattan jail has led to reassignments for top prison officials, and now federal grand jury subpoenas for jail employ...
2019-08-23, 12:16

The Urgency for a Vaccine Grows as a Deadly Virus Ravages Asia’s Pig Herds (BEIJING) — Scientists are working to develop a vaccine to help guard the world’s pork supply as a deadly virus ravages Asia’s pig ...
2019-08-20, 14:16

Trump Tells Aides ‘Take the Land’ as Impatience Grows on Border Wall An administration official said that the president was joking — “he winks when he does it” — when he suggested aides break the law to build his wall....
2019-08-29, 00:48

Support grows for a new Brexit poll amid fears over Johnson’s plan DUP raises doubts on customs union, while Labour says it will whip MPs to support a second referendumPro-remain MPs predicted on Saturday that they w...
2019-10-13, 03:48

NBA draft: Legend of Zion Williamson grows with incredible story from HS coach In case you needed a reminder of how otherworldly Zion Williamson is, his high school basketball coach has a story for you.     ...
2019-06-20, 17:32

ASAP Rocky to Remain in Jail in Sweden, as Protest Clamor Grows After a court said the rapper could be held at least six more days pending an assault investigation, President Trump said “we hope to get him home so...
2019-07-19, 21:32

Colorado grows annual cannabis sales to $1 billion as other states struggle Colorado residents are spending $280 on marijuana, the highest average in states where marijuana legalization has passed. The cannabis market has alr...
2019-07-10, 14:32

Giants’ running back dilemma grows with Wayne Gallman injury There was genuine excitement, albeit somewhat unrealistic, about the possibility of Saquon Barkley returning in the middle of last week. After Wayne ...
2019-10-07, 10:32

New Orleans floods as danger posed to Louisiana by impending hurricane grows Coastal Louisiana is getting slammed by heavy rain and flooding as a tropical system develops over the Gulf of Mexico, leading to what could be a cat...
2019-07-11, 01:48

Hong Kong businesses vow to strike as anger over extradition bill grows Protest groups to stage fresh rally and #612strike movement spreads before MPs scrutinise legislation on WednesdayScores of Hong Kong businesses have...
2019-06-11, 06:16

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indica...
2019-05-22, 20:32

| Zimbabwe union rejects govt pay deal as anger over economy grows The main Zimbabwe public sector union has rejected a pay offer from the government, which is trying to avert threats of strike action amid growing an...
2019-08-24, 22:16

Brexit crisis grows as opposition rejects snap election call Britain’s opposition parties say they won’t support Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s call for an election when it comes to a vote next week, piling mor...
2019-09-06, 19:00

China's July services sector grows at slowest pace in five months "China's economy showed signs of recovery in July, thanks to large-scale tax and fee cuts, as well as ongoing support from monetary policy and g...
2019-08-05, 11:48

Forest fire threatening Pikangikum First Nation grows as evacuation continues The Ministry of Natural Resources said the fire – dubbed Red Lake Fire 39 – has now grown to more than 507 square kilometres in size, which is larger...
2019-07-12, 05:48

Kawhi Leonard momentum grows in Lakers’ emerging dream scenario While the Lakers got the offseason started with a bang by trading for Anthony Davis, they were much quieter on the hectic first day of free agency Su...
2019-07-01, 18:00

Thomson Reuters raises outlook, grows fastest since financial crisis Thomson Reuters Corp raised its sales and core profit outlook for 2019 and 2020 on Thursday after reporting 4% organic revenue growth for the second ...
2019-08-01, 11:48

3rd person allegedly killed by missing Canadian men is identified as manhunt grows Two Canadian men at the center of a nationwide manhunt after the discovery of three bodies earlier this month were charged in the murder of a Vancouv...
2019-07-25, 06:48

Girls United: For the International Day of the Girl, Essence's Mentoring Initiative Grows Up It’s the International Day of the Girl, where we focus (as we should every day) on supporting the growth of girls around the world—through advocacy, ...
2019-10-12, 00:00

Hurricane Dorian grows in size, heads toward Florida after bashing Bahamas Hurricane Dorian grew in size and picked up speed on Tuesday, and was forecast to come "dangerously close" to Florida's coast after pounding Grand Ba...
2019-09-03, 18:32

Amazon Fire TV Cube review (2019): Alexa's streaming box grows up With so many streaming devices on the market, it can be difficult for new ones to stand out. Amazon, for its part, has differentiated its Fire TV pro...
2019-10-11, 22:00

Japan's second-quarter GDP grows at slower pace on weaker capital spending Japan's economy grew an annualized 1.3% in April-June, weaker than the preliminary reading for 1.8% annualized growth, Cabinet Office data showe...
2019-09-09, 09:32

West Bank Grows Calmer as Pocketbook Issues Take Priority Over Protests A lull in protests appears to bolster the Trump administration’s belief that economic growth will produce peace. But Palestinians say the calm is a s...
2019-07-08, 21:32

Treasury Secretary 'Not Comfortable' With Facebook's Cryptocurrency as Bipartisan Hostility Grows Facebook’s plan to launch its Libra cryptocurrency is facing considerable pushback from federal officials who’ve raised concerns about the prospect o...
2019-07-16, 02:32

Dems moving to formally condemn Trump as impeachment fever grows House Democrats may vote this week on a resolution condemning President Donald Trump's efforts to pressure Ukrainian officials to investigate Joe Bid...
2019-09-24, 03:00

Match-Fixing at Women’s World Cup? As Game Grows, Officials Are on Alert As the profile of women’s soccer grows, games are drawing millions of dollars worth of bets. And FIFA and match-fixing officials say they are taking ...
2019-06-17, 19:32

Beijing opens starfish-shaped second airport as China air travel demand grows China has opened a sprawling second airport for Beijing, a Zaha Hadid-starfish shaped facility that cost around $17 billion and took less than five y...
2019-09-25, 21:00

Connecticut reports its first death from Eastern equine encephalitis in years as the outbreak grows A Connecticut resident infected with Eastern equine encephalitis has died in the state's first fatality from the disease since 2013, health officials...
2019-09-23, 03:32

China's service sector activity grows at quicker pace in August: official PMI Growth in China's services sector activity picked up for the first time in five months in August, official data showed on Saturday, cushioning some o...
2019-09-01, 02:16

Brazilian minister booed at climate event as outcry grows over Amazon fires Political storm over rainforest devastation as Ricardo Salles attends summit The environment minister of Brazil, where wildfires have been sweeping t...
2019-08-22, 18:16

Dora The Explorer grows up in the sort of weird, sometimes funny Lost City Of Gold There are a number of strange things about Dora And The Lost City Of Gold, a new live-action feature adaptation of the Nickelodeon television program...
2019-08-05, 21:32

Coalition to change Electoral College votes grows closer to 270-vote mark Five times in U.S. history, the candidate who won the national popular vote was not elected president -- including two of the last five. That's spurr...
2019-06-13, 15:00

Airlines scramble to overcome polluter stigma as 'flight shame' movement grows In Lorna Greenwood's London home, there is a shelf lined with travel guides. But the 32-year-old mother and former government employment lawyer has g...
2019-06-03, 18:32

Stocks fall as Trump impeachment talk grows; sterling up after Brexit ruling A gauge of global stocks fell for a third day on Tuesday as a push by some Democrats for the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump gained moment...
2019-09-24, 23:32

Southwest Airlines to Leave Newark Airport as Toll of Boeing’s 737 Max Grounding Grows The carrier also said its profits were down about $175 million in the second quarter because of the troubled jet’s inability to fly after two deadly ...
2019-07-31, 18:00

Lightning-caused fire at Grand Canyon National Park grows to 25 acres NORTH RIM, Ariz. (KPNX) — Grand Canyon National Park managers say one of the three fires ignited by lightning recently on the North Rim grew. The Ike...
2019-08-02, 08:16

Cuomo orders health probe, new warning signs as vape crisis grows Gov. Andrew Cuomo demanded New Yorkers put down their e-cigarettes and other vaping devices Monday after federal health authorities reported an outbr...
2019-09-10, 02:00

Hank Haney rips Tiger Woods over sex scandal as racist controversy grows Tiger Wood’s embattled former coach took a swing — and missed. Swing coach Hank Haney continued to double down on the racist statements that ea...
2019-06-04, 22:48

Treasury yields climb as optimism for a US-China partial trade deal grows U.S. government debt prices on slipped Friday as investors grew more optimistic the U.S. and China could reach a limited agreement as top negotiators...
2019-10-11, 20:00

'We all have a personal connection' - dockside memorial grows for California boat fire victims Members of the close-knit Santa Barbara boating community gathered on Tuesday to construct a makeshift memorial to the 34 people believed to have per...
2019-09-04, 12:00

UK economy grows in May; Wall Street hits record high - business live Stocks surge as US central bank chief hints at interest rate cuts, while UK economy remains weakLatest: Wall Street races to record highFed chair Jer...
2019-07-10, 17:00

Hackers, farmers, and doctors unite! Support for Right to Repair laws slowly grows Enlarge / Manufacturers would prefer it if iFixit guides (like the one pictured on a Motorola Xoom from 2011) didn't exist. (credit: iFixit) Kelsea...
2019-06-20, 16:48

Service side of U.S. economy grows at slowest pace in 3 years, ISM survey shows The U.S. service-sector business grew in September for the 116th consecutive month, but at a slower rate than anticipated, the New York-based Institu...
2019-10-04, 03:32

Farmers eagerly await Trump's trade aid plan but concern grows that it may disappoint American farmers are eagerly awaiting the U.S. Department of Agriculture's latest trade aid plan, but there are concerns that producers of corn ...
2019-05-22, 19:48

UPDATE 3-Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service on Wednesday, just as members of Congress indica...
2019-05-23, 00:00

South Korean boycott of Japan grows ahead of crucial trade decision As a trade spat with Japan threatens to intensify, South Koreans are striking back with a movement to boycott Japanese products that is growing in sc...
2019-08-01, 17:48

Drake v Bucks feud grows as Milwaukee turns its ire on rapper's courtside antics Raptors super-fan has been vocal during NBA playoff gamesRapper trolls Milwaukee star Giannis AntetokounmpoAs the Toronto Raptors have made their way...
2019-05-22, 23:48

Intra-Afghan dialogue – end of war more likely than ever Experts say the first direct talks between the Taliban and Afghan officials are crucial because the Islamists had previously refused to engage with K...
2019-07-06, 20:32

Whether anti-Ashley sentiment grows depends on Newcastle’s early results | Louise Taylor If success on the pitch should halt the protest movement in its tracks a couple more disjointed defeats under Steve Bruce may see it gain considerabl...
2019-08-13, 04:00

More than 800,000 people in Northern California will have their power shut off Tuesday night as the fear of wildfires grows Associated Press/Marcio Jose Sanchez The utility company PG&E will shut off power to more than 800,000 customers in Northern California on Tuesday n...
2019-10-09, 06:00

Fate of 'executed' North Korean negotiator grows murkier after report claims he is still alive Chosun Ilbo, the largest daily newspaper in South Korea, reported last week that North Korea's special envoy to the United States, Kim Hyok-chol...
2019-06-04, 17:48

State Dept. 'deeply concerned' by China threats as unrest in Hong Kong grows Bipartisan U.S. concern over the discord in Hong Kong is growing, as the State Department on Wednesday issued a travel warning for the region and exp...
2019-08-16, 17:00

Share of Asian, Central American illegal immigrants grows as Mexicans drop from majority Mexicans stopped representing the majority of unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. in 2017 -- dropping by 2 million since 2007 -- while the proportion...
2019-06-13, 00:32

Queen Elizabeth’s ‘displeasure’ grows as ex-PM David Cameron spills details of private meetings Former British Prime Minister David Cameron’s media tour promoting his new memoir sparked an unprecedented royal rebuke this week from Buckingham Pal...
2019-09-20, 16:32

Uber and Lyft close at record lows as investor skepticism grows around recent IPOs Shares of Uber and Lyft fell to fresh lows on Tuesday, posting their lowest close ever, as the ride-hailing firms join a string of recently public co...
2019-10-02, 08:32

Support for abortion rights grows as some U.S. states curb access: Reuters/Ipsos poll Americans have become more supportive of abortion rights over the past year, even as a wave of Republican-controlled state governments have imposed n...
2019-05-26, 14:16

Bentley Flying Spur grows, adds tech to rival Mercedes AMG S class, Maybach Bentley's third-generation Flying Spur sedan will grow in size and feature additional safety technology as the British ultraluxury brand looks to squ...
2019-06-11, 12:16

As craft beer grows, so do wild flavors with brews made of candy, pickles and ... steak? More US craft breweries leads to more experimental beers including strange brews made with Jolly Ranchers, peanut butter, pickles, tamales and steak....
2019-05-31, 22:16

Hong Kong Protesters Bring Airport to Standstill as Anger Grows Over Police Violence Outbound travel was suspended at Hong Kong’s international airport Monday afternoon as thousands of black-clad protesters flooded the terminal,...
2019-08-12, 11:00

Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson gets hit in head by Kansas City Royals pitcher as rivalry grows Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson got the last laugh against the Kansas City Royals – once again – after getting hit in the head by a pitch du...
2019-05-31, 04:32

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 ...
2019-07-22, 23:48

At least two killed in Afghan TV bus bombing in Kabul At least two people were killed and two injured when a private bus carrying employees of an Afghan television station was bombed in Kabul on Sunday, ...
2019-08-04, 23:16

How to Help Afghan Farmers? Gorge on Watermelons After a bumper harvest created a catastrophic drop in prices, a campaign to eat the fruit was bolstered by a presidential order to feed it to troops....
2019-06-20, 20:32

Was the Afghan presidential election a success? Voter turnout in the presidential election is reportedly lower than expected despite the Taliban's failure to pull off large-scale attacks. DW examin...
2019-10-01, 03:32

U.S. Says It Is 'at the Threshold' of an Afghan Withdrawal Agreement With a landmark deal with the Taliban nearly completed, the U.S. diplomat overseeing peace talks with the insurgents arrived in Kabul to brief top Af...
2019-09-02, 05:16

NBC News poll of the South: Voters’ support for Trump grows, residents see race relations improving President Donald Trump’s approval ratings in the South have ticked upward, with 54 percent of voters giving a thumbs-up to the way he’s h...
2019-07-21, 03:48

Iraqi police fire on protesters as anti-government unrest grows, death toll passes 100 BAGHDAD — At least eight people were killed in new clashes between Iraqi security forces and anti-government protesters on Sunday, the sixth da...
2019-10-07, 09:32

Brexit news latest: UK and EU officials meet for crunch weekend talks as hope of deal grows British and EU officials will continue crunch Brexit talks over the weekend as hope that a deal which could break the deadlock over the Irish border ...
2019-10-12, 16:00

McDonald's is doubling down on deals and inexpensive breakfast to win over budget shoppers as the gap between rich and poor grows in America (MCD) Hollis Johnson McDonald's needs to win over budget shoppers to attract more customers, with the chain recently adding new local deals to its $1 $2 $...
2019-06-11, 23:00

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 ...
2019-09-01, 07:16

Progress for Afghan women and democracy seems vulnerable In the past two weeks, the murder of a successful young woman on a Kabul street and a chaotic brawl in parliament expose the permanent specter of vio...
2019-05-21, 17:16

Afghan Withdrawal Plan Faces New Challenges Challenges to a possible accord between U.S. and Taliban negotiators to start withdrawing American troops from Afghanistan are emerging that could up...
2019-08-27, 04:16

With Nearly All Data In, Afghan Voter Turnout At Record Low Voter participation in last weekend's Afghan presidential election will be much less than a third, the country's Independent Election Commission said...
2019-10-01, 20:00

AP Interview: From warlord to Afghan presidential candidate AP Interview: From American ally to US-declared terrorist, presidential candidate Gulbuddin Hekmatyar’s past inextricably linked to Afghanistan’s vol...
2019-09-25, 10:00

Blast near Afghan university kills six, injures 27 An explosion on Friday near a gate to the campus of Kabul University in the Afghan capital killed six people and injured at least 27 as students wait...
2019-07-19, 09:16

"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...
2019-07-23, 07:32

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 se...
2019-07-09, 19:48

U.S. cuts $160M in Afghan aid over government 'corruption' The United States has cut $100 million in planned aid for Afghanistan and is withholding an additional $60 million due to government corruption and m...
2019-09-21, 09:00

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 ma...
2019-08-07, 09:32

UN: Monthly Afghan casualties highest since 2017 KABUL, Afghanistan — July saw the highest number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan in a single month since 2017, the U.N. mission said Saturday. ...
2019-08-03, 11:32

Afghan officials: bus bombing in capital kills 5 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a sticky bomb attached into a bus has detonated in the capital, Kabul, killing five people and woundin...
2019-06-03, 14:00

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 st...
2019-06-13, 13:00

Why is Germany putting an Afghan man on trial for war crimes? An Afghan man is facing charges of war crimes at a Munich court. He isn't a German citizen, nor were his alleged crimes committed in Germany. So why ...
2019-07-06, 04:00

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 ...
2019-08-28, 00:48

Three bombs kill at least 12, wound dozens in Afghan capital Three bombs rocked the Afghan capital of Kabul on Thursday, with one hitting a bus carrying government employees, killing a total of at least 12 peop...
2019-07-25, 08:48

Afghan election sees just one in five voters cast ballot Afghanistan's presidential election turnout is unofficially estimated at just over 2 million voters, an election commission official announced. The f...
2019-09-29, 19:32

Opinion: Afghan politicians must honor voter courage The threats of the Taliban have failed to prevent Afghans from voting in the presidential election. Politicians should respect their courage and must...
2019-09-29, 01:00

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 fol...
2019-08-28, 06:16

Afghan presidential palace rocked by sex harassment allegations High-powered women in Afghanistan have been mobbed on social media after a former official accused them of trading sexual favors for government posts...
2019-05-30, 15:00

Afghan officials: 3 bomb blasts in capital, 1 killed KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say there have been three explosions in the capital, Kabul, including a sticky bomb attached to a bus carr...
2019-06-02, 09:32

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 r...
2019-06-01, 19:16

Raytheon tapped for Afghan air force maintenance training Raytheon on Thursday announced a $108 million contract from the U.S. Army, awarded under a previous $2.4 billion deal, to develop a maintenance train...
2019-08-02, 00:00

An Afghan Candidate Wrote His Will, Then Survived a Suicide Squad Attackers reached the office of Amrullah Saleh, President Ashraf Ghani’s running-mate, after setting off a car bomb. The battle lasted nearly seven h...
2019-07-31, 22:48

34 Afghan Civilians Killed as Bus Hits Roadside Bomb Eyewitnesses in western Afghanistan described an inferno of blood and fire, a day after the United Nations raised alarms about civilian casualties in...
2019-07-31, 21:00

Two explosions rock Afghan capital after bus blast: officials Two explosions went off in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Thursday, minutes after a bus carrying government employees was hit by a blast, killing five...
2019-07-25, 08:16

Afghan Presidential Vote Presses On Despite Concerns About Legitimacy Accusations of systemic fraud and fears of Taliban threats have compromised an election that is likely to have the fewest voters since the first pres...
2019-09-27, 13:32

'They went to crazy lengths' - amazing Afghan films the world never got to see From the Afghan Abigail’s Party to the thriller made with live bullets, Mariam Ghani, daughter of the country’s president, has made a riveting docume...
2019-06-06, 15:48

Afghan president says he’ll visit Pakistan to improve ties Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says he will visit Pakistan on June 27 to open a new chapter in his country’s uneasy relationship with its neighbor and...
2019-06-04, 10:48

MD Helicopters gets $50.4M logistics support contract for Afghan Air Force MD Helicopters Inc. was awarded a $50.4 million contract for logistics support of Afghanistan Air Force MD-530F helicopters, the U.S. Defense Departm...
2019-08-27, 01:48

Confusion as Afghan election frontrunners each claim victory Declaration by Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah mirrors poll chaos of five years agoThe frontrunners for Afghanistan’s presidency, the incumbent As...
2019-09-30, 18:32

1 dead, 17 injured after 3 bombs explode in Afghan capital A sticky bomb attached to a bus carrying university students left one person dead and wounded ten others, said Nasrat Rahimi, spokesman for the inter...
2019-06-02, 13:32

New commander takes on corruption "mess" in Afghan police Afghanistan's new police chief Khoshal Sadat has one of the hardest jobs in the country - rooting out abuses and bringing new energy to a force that ...
2019-06-04, 19:16

Car bomb targets U.S. convoy in Afghan capital, several casualties A car bomb targeting a U.S. convoy exploded in the Afghan capital on Friday, wounding four U.S. service members and causing a number of other casualt...
2019-05-31, 09:32

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 Afghan...
2019-07-22, 23:32

| Blasts as insurgents try to disrupt Afghan presidential election Insurgents worked to disrupt Afghanistan's presidential election, with a series of blasts reported across the country as voters headed to the polls a...
2019-09-28, 17:32

Afghan officials say heavy flooding kills 24 people KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan government says at least 24 people have been killed and 11 others injured in the past month as a new wave of hea...
2019-05-25, 09:48

"Everyone Ran Crying": 63 Killed In Suicide Bombing At Afghan Wedding A suicide bomber killed more than 60 people and wounded scores, including women and children, as they celebrated a wedding in the Afghan capital, aut...
2019-08-18, 20:16

| 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 othe...
2019-09-17, 21:00

China and US clash over ‘belt and road’ in Afghan resolution China and Russia are clashing with the U.S. and other Security Council members over China’s insistence on including a reference to Beijing’s $1 trill...
2019-09-17, 05:00

Afghan women still face perils at home and in the workplace KABUL — Minutes before Mena Mangal, a prominent Afghan journalist and parliamentary adviser, was shot dead by two men in Kabul, she had slammed...
2019-05-21, 17:00

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 fr...
2019-09-02, 23:32

Germany deports teenage Afghan convicted in assaults BERLIN (AP) — Germany has deported an 18-year-old Afghan asylum-seeker who was recently convicted over a string of assaults that prompted a public ou...
2019-05-22, 13:48

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, ...
2019-08-31, 22:48

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 sa...
2019-09-16, 15:32

Attacks on Afghan schools nearly triple, warns UNICEF A sharp rise in attacks on schools in Afghanistan is preventing a generation of children from getting an education, UNICEF reports. Threats from the ...
2019-05-28, 10:48

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 c...
2019-09-05, 21:00

Young Afghan General Tries to Reform Police With American Way of War Coming up through elite U.S. and British training, he is a favorite of Western commanders. But his police forces are under siege, and corruption is s...
2019-07-12, 10:16

Survivors of Afghan wedding attack mourn: ‘It would be better if I had died’ The bomber detonated his explosives Saturday night in the middle of a dancing crowd in the wedding hall, killing 63 people and wounding nearly 200 ot...
2019-08-19, 23:16

Afghan forces kill 6 civilians in eastern Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, have been mistakenly killed in an Afghan s...
2019-05-25, 15:48

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 effor...
2019-05-26, 13:48

Afghan football boss banned over 'sexual abuse' Fifa says Keramuddin Keram, the former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, "sexually abused" various players of the women's national te...
2019-06-08, 18:32

Russia, China Vie for Influence as U.S. Plans Afghan Exit As the U.S. seeks an exit from the Afghan war, Central Asia is on the cusp of a new era, with Russia and China vying for influence in a region that w...
2019-06-18, 17:00

Taliban claim bomb attack in Afghan capital A suicide bomber blew himself up on Thursday in the center of Kabul, the Afghan capital, government officials said, with the blast rattling windows a...
2019-09-05, 09:32

Child suicide bomber kills five at Afghan wedding KABUL, Afghanistan — A 13-year-old suicide bomber blew himself up at a wedding early Friday in eastern Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, killin...
2019-07-12, 11:48

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 includ...
2019-09-05, 11:32

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 coul...
2019-07-09, 07:48

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 informa...
2019-05-28, 20:32

Afghan capital Kabul rocked by powerful explosion The blast rattled windows in the Afghan capital and smoke was seen billowing over the city. At least 65 people were injured in the explosion, which t...
2019-07-01, 10:16

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 mee...
2019-06-10, 11:48

UN envoy: It’s ‘imperative’ to start Afghan-Taliban talks The U.N. envoy for Afghanistan says it is imperative that direct talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban start quickly, and he is urging ...
2019-09-11, 00:00

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 Bagh...
2019-06-29, 08:00

15 wounded after powerful explosion rocks Afghan capital KABUL, Afghanistan — A powerful explosion rocked the Afghan capital early Monday, rattling windows and sending smoke billowing from Kabul’s dow...
2019-07-01, 11:16

US Working With Pakistan To Find Way Out Of Afghan War: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump, speaking at a White House meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, said on Monday the Washington is working with ...
2019-07-22, 19:32

Model claims former Afghan defense minister’s son raped her The wealthy son of the former Afghan defense minister stalked and raped a Manhattan fashion model after she rejected him, she charges in a shocking l...
2019-07-21, 02:16

Mohammad Shahzad Accuses Afghan Board Of Conspiring Against Him Mohammad Shahzad was ruled out of World Cup 2019 ahead of the encounter against New Zealand following a knee injury that he sustained during a practi...
2019-06-11, 00:32

Inter-Afghan dialogue makes 'substantive progress' U.S. Special Rep. Zalmay Khalilzad said Saturday intra-Afghan dialogue, negotiated in most productive Taliban talks so far, is critical to the peace ...
2019-07-07, 02:48

Powerful explosion rocks Afghan capital Kabul KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A powerful explosion has rocked the Afghan capital, rattling windows and sending smoke billowing from Kabul’s downtow...
2019-07-01, 07:00

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of figh...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Afghan police official says blast at Kabul mosque kills 2 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan police official says a bomb exploded at a mosque in a western part of Kabul, killing two people, including the pr...
2019-05-24, 12:32

Biometric machines in Afghan vote improve after last year's glitches Biometric machines aimed at preventing fraud in Afghanistan's presidential election performed better than in a poll last year but still left voters w...
2019-09-29, 00:00

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 ...
2019-07-31, 21:00

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 ...
2019-08-08, 10:00

Afghan presidential vote held in relative calm, but turnout low Tight security ensured Afghanistan's presidential election was held on Saturday in relative calm, though several small attacks, low turnout and compl...
2019-09-29, 00:00

Progress against torture in Afghan detention centres, but Government needs to do more, says UN report Torture is likely still widespread in Afghanistan’s State-run prisons for detainees linked to ongoing conflict there, the UN said on Wednesday, while...
2019-05-21, 14:31

British Museum to return Buddhist heads looted in Afghan war Stolen artefacts likely removed by Taliban will go on display before being sent to KabulFourth-century Buddhist terracotta heads probably hacked off ...
2019-07-08, 23:32

1 killed, dozens wounded in Taliban attacks on Afghan election day Taliban militants killed one person and wounded dozens of others in attacks at polling stations, making a chaotic election day even worse for Afghans...
2019-09-28, 22:32

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 Ko...
2019-09-11, 02:32

Turnout Soars, and Suspicion of Fraud With It, in Days After Afghan Vote Despite measures to prevent ballot stuffing, indications are that even a low turnout is marred with fraud. Attention focuses on the commissioners who...
2019-10-04, 02:32

Following week of bloodshed, ‘suffering of the Afghan people must end’: UN mission chief In the wake of a surge in violent strikes by Taliban extremists in Afghanistan over the past week, the country’s top UN envoy has pleaded for an end ...
2019-09-04, 04:32

Bombing at Afghan Mosque Kills Popular Religious Scholar The attack, which killed two people in all, mirrored a Taliban strategy of targeting those with religious influence to exert the militant group’s pow...
2019-05-24, 16:48

Afghan official: Taliban explosion kills 2 police, civilian KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a confrontation with the Taliban in eastern Ghazni province has killed two members of the security for...
2019-05-22, 13:48

Taliban bombing in Afghan capital kills 6, wounds scores The Taliban have set off a powerful bomb in downtown Kabul, killing at least six people and wounding more than a hundred, and sending a cloud of smok...
2019-07-01, 18:32

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 ...
2019-09-02, 14:32

Afghan Taliban send team to Russia after U.S. talks 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 wi...
2019-09-14, 16:32

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 wi...
2019-09-14, 19:32

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 hal...
2019-08-01, 02:48

Afghan official: Suicide attack in wedding hall kills 63 An Afghan official says at least 63 people have been killed when a suicide bomber detonated explosives in a packed wedding hall late Saturday night i...
2019-08-18, 06:32

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, Zal...
2019-09-13, 00:00

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 l...
2019-06-30, 14:48

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 mili...
2019-07-01, 13:16

Gun battle rages in Afghan capital after powerful blast injures 65 Afghan security forces were battling gunmen on Monday who had forced their way into a building in the capital, Kabul, after a bomb-laden truck explod...
2019-07-01, 09:32

Afghan official: Taliban bombs kill 2 police, 2 civilians Afghan officials say a confrontation with the Taliban in the country’s eastern Ghazni province has left two members of the security forces and two ci...
2019-05-22, 15:48

Police raid Australian public broadcaster over Afghan leak SYDNEY (AP) — Australia’s Federal Police have raided the offices of the national public broadcaster in connection to a 2017 story based on leak...
2019-06-05, 07:32

FIFA accused of failing Afghan sexual abuse victims While FIFA celebrates women's football at the World Cup in France, it tramples it underfoot in other regions. For its president Gianni Infantino, the...
2019-07-05, 01:00

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...
2019-09-18, 04:00

Painting and scraping: An Afghan refugee's hopes for German residence When Afghan asylum seeker Yar Mohammad Haiqar found a job as a painter in a small Bavarian city, he couldn't stop smiling at what he hoped would be a...
2019-06-20, 20:32

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....
2019-09-06, 02:00

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. ne...
2019-09-08, 21:00

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 t...
2019-07-01, 13:16

Afghan car bomb kills 12 and wounds dozens, including students Attack on security forces in Ghazni comes as conference including Taliban starts in DohaA car bomb in central Afghanistan has killed at least eight m...
2019-07-07, 09:01

Death toll from Afghan wedding blast rises to 80: officials The death toll from a suicide bomb attack on a wedding reception in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, has risen to 80, two senior officials said on Wedne...
2019-08-21, 09:16

Dozens killed as US-backed strike hits Afghan wedding The incident comes after the US ramped up airstrikes, contributing to pro-government forces being responsible for more deaths than militants. Most of...
2019-09-23, 20:32

Afghan officials: 40 civilians killed in anti-Taliban raid At least 40 civilians were killed Sunday night during a raid conducted by Afghan special forces on Taliban hideouts in the southern Helmand province,...
2019-09-23, 19:00

FIFA bans Afghan official for life for sexual abuse ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has banned the former head of soccer in Afghanistan from the sport for life for sexually abusing female players. Keramuudin Karim,...
2019-06-08, 17:48

Taliban attacks kill 23 members of Afghan security forces KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say two Taliban attacks targeted Afghan security checkpoints in the country’s west and east, killing...
2019-05-28, 15:48

U.S. airstrikes, chaotic firefight between allies kill 6 Afghan troops The deadly incident followed several other accidental U.S. bombings. Combat has intensified as peace talks have faltered and the Taliban has launched...
2019-06-13, 16:32

Dozens of Civilians Reported Killed in Afghan Commando Strike Officials said that as many as 40 people, including children, may have died during a raid on an insurgent stronghold in the southern province of Helm...
2019-09-23, 17:00

Nadiem Amiri on the verge of Germany debut, with Afghan support Nadiem Amiri has received his first call-up to the Germany squad. The Bayer Leverkusen midfielder has also drawn plenty of attention and support from...
2019-10-08, 15:00

‘No place for violence, intimidation or fraud’ in Afghan elections: UN chief All key actors in Afghanistan must “uphold their responsibility to support a peaceful, credible, transparent and inclusive electoral process”, UN Sec...
2019-09-27, 21:00

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 t...
2019-08-31, 23:48

"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 anyth...
2019-08-29, 11:48

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 patient...
2019-08-31, 16:48

Rescued US woman blames estranged husband for Afghan capture An American woman rescued from Afghanistan two years ago describes her estranged husband as controlling and abusive and blames him for events leading...
2019-05-29, 22:16

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...
2019-05-23, 12:00

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 provi...
2019-06-11, 08:32

Afghan president pledges to root out IS after deadly wedding attack Responding to a weekend attack that killed at least 63 people, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani promised Monday to root out the Islamic State terror gro...
2019-08-20, 15:48

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 wa...
2019-07-22, 23:48

Missing Millions Put an American-Funded Afghan College Under Scrutiny The American University of Afghanistan is at risk of closing after United States government investigators said they could not account for $63 million...
2019-05-30, 06:48

Afghan official: Suicide bombing kills 6 near Kabul academy KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan authorities say a suicide bomber targeting a military academy in the capital of Kabul has killed at least six people...
2019-05-30, 11:16

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 wou...
2019-05-30, 14:16

Taliban say 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 ha...
2019-05-30, 14:16

Nadiem Amiri on the verge of Germany debut, with Afghan support Nadiem Amiri has received his first call-up to the Germany squad. The Bayer Leverkusen midfielder has also drawn plenty of attention and support from...
2019-10-08, 18:32

Afghan voters brave attacks as presidential election begins Voting began on Saturday to elect a president for Afghanistan with more than 9 million registered voters potentially heading to the polls amid attack...
2019-09-28, 09:00

Afghan voters defy attacks, delays to choose president Afghans braved the threat of militant attacks and delays at polling booths to vote in a presidential election on Saturday, a major test of the Wester...
2019-09-28, 15:00

Explosion occurs near polling station in Afghan city of Kandahar An explosion occurred near a polling station in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Saturday just an hour after voters began queuing to cast thei...
2019-09-28, 09:00

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 ...
2019-08-06, 23:32

Number of Deaths In Afghan Wedding Blast Rises To 80: Officials The death toll from a suicide bomb attack on a wedding reception in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, has risen to 80, two senior officials said on Wedne...
2019-08-21, 11:16

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 a...
2019-09-01, 13:16

U.N. Records 14,000 ‘Grave Violations’ Against Afghan Kids Over the Past Four Years (UNITED NATIONS) — Deteriorating security across Afghanistan in the past four years led to over 14,000 “grave violations” against c...
2019-10-04, 05:32

Afghan security forces kill six civilians during insurgent raid The deaths come as UN reveals pro-government forces killed more civilians than insurgents in first three months of 2019Afghan security forces have ki...
2019-05-26, 04:32

Signs of Ballot-Box Stuffing Add Tension to Afghan Vote Count Despite measures to prevent fraud, indications point toward another marred presidential vote. Attention focuses on the commissioners who can weed it ...
2019-10-04, 09:32

Blast hits Afghan capital Kabul: Reuters witnesses A loud explosion rocked the Afghan capital Kabul on Monday, shaking windows and doors in houses several kilometers away from the blast, Reuters witne...
2019-09-02, 20:32

Officials: Taliban attacks kill 10 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 secur...
2019-05-27, 16:32

Afghan Voters Head To Polls Amid Deadly Violence Afghans voted in presidential elections amid tight security Saturday, even as insurgents attacked polling centres in a series of blasts across the co...
2019-09-28, 13:00

35 Killed At Wedding Party During Nearby Afghan Army Raid At least 35 civilians were killed and 13 people were injured during an attack conducted by the Afghan government forces in southern Helmand province,...
2019-09-23, 15:32

'Education under fire' as attacks on Afghan schools jump, UNICEF says Attacks on schools in Afghanistan increased almost threefold last year, making it increasingly difficult to ensure an education for children in many ...
2019-05-28, 08:48

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...
2019-07-23, 18:16

Afghan voters defy attacks, delays to vote for president Afghans braved the threat of militant attacks and delays at polling booths to vote in a presidential election on Saturday, a major test of the Wester...
2019-09-28, 12:32

Afghan Taliban meet with Chinese officials after talks with US collapse A Taliban delegation has met with China's special representatives for Afghanistan in Beijing. The meeting comes after US President Trump unexpectedly...
2019-09-23, 03:32

UAW says it remains at odds with GM over job security UAW bargainers are willing to discuss other strategies with General Motors to create factory jobs and protect existing workers, the union's top negot...
2019-10-09, 19:32

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 ...
2019-08-26, 23:48

United States ends $160M in Afghan aid amid government corruption The United States cut $100 million in planned aid for Afghanistan while withholding an additional $60 million due to government corruption and misman...
2019-09-20, 10:32

Americans' support for initial Afghan war declining, Gallup survey shows On the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, a new survey said Wednesday Americans have a very divided view on the conflict in Afghanistan -- w...
2019-09-11, 19:32

Afghan police pull back from isolated outposts as losses mount Afghanistan's badly stretched police are taking heavy casualties as attempts build to set up peace talks with Taliban militants, prompting a move to ...
2019-07-24, 11:32

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 th...
2019-09-03, 09:00

Three U.S. servicemen injured after Afghan police officer fires at NATO convoy An Afghan police officer fired on a NATO coalition convoy in Kandahar province on Monday, leaving three U.S. soldiers with non-life-threatening injur...
2019-09-24, 02:32

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 Islam...
2019-08-29, 16:48

Factbox: Afghan voters speak ahead of Saturday's presidential election Afghanistan's twice-delayed presidential election is expected to go ahead on Saturday, after months of uncertainty in which U.S. diplomats sought to ...
2019-09-25, 05:32

Pakistan summons Afghan, Indian diplomats after soldiers, civilian killed Pakistan has summoned diplomats from Afghanistan and India after several shooting incidents along two different borders killed four Pakistani soldier...
2019-09-15, 12:32

Infantino rejects criticism over FIFA handling of Afghan abuse scandal FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Friday strongly rejected criticism of the global ruling body's handling of the sexual abuse scandal in Afghanistan...
2019-07-05, 20:32

U.S. House committee reaches deal for testimony by Trump Afghan envoy U.S. President Donald Trump's top negotiator for Afghanistan will hold a briefing for the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee, the pan...
2019-09-19, 16:32

Ancient Afghan citadel collapses, cultural heritage sites at risk An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising concerns about the ...
2019-06-15, 08:48