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Mullah Baradar heads to Pakistan as US envoy visits

Taliban co-founder Mullah Baradar was due in Pakistan Wednesday as US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad also visited. Insurgent spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid tweeted that the Pakistan...

Abdullah claims victory over Ghani in Afghan vote well ahead of results

Abdullah Abdullah claimed victory Monday over incumbent Ashraf Ghani in the weekend's presidential election, far ahead of the release of any official results. The...

Abdullah Abdullah claims victory in Afghanistan presidential elections

"The election is not going to go to a second round," Abdullah said. Preliminary results are not expected before October 17. The fourth presidential...

Afghans vote in presidential election amid deadly violence

Afghans voted in presidential elections amid tight security. Authorities placed Kabul under partial lockdown, flooding streets with troops and banning trucks. Officials say five...

Afghan chief executive supports delegation for Taliban talks

KABUL: Afghanistan's chief executive Abdullah Abdullah welcomed Kabul's decision Sunday to send a delegation to meet with the Taliban, saying he hoped they would present...

Afghanistan says end to war a ‘dream’ without Taliban talking to govt

KABUL: Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah said on Wednesday that the Taliban's refusal to involve the government in peace talks means the end to a...

Afghan presidential polls set for April 20

KABUL: Afghanistan’s presidential election will take place next April 20, with results due by June, the electoral authority in the conflict-ridden country announced on Monday. The...

Imran Khan puzzled over Pakistan’s shocking loss

Pakistan Under-19 loss against Afghanistan in the finals of the recently concluded ACC U-19 Asia Cup 2017 came as a shock to many of the...