Tag: Taliban

Firdous Ashiq Awan refutes rumors of PM meeting Afghan Taliban

A 12-member Afghan Taliban delegation is in Pakistan. The delegation met Shah Mahmood Qureshi in Islamabad. Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Information and...

Pakistan committed to peace in region: Qureshi

Qureshi says peace in Afghanistan is important for regional peace. Qureshi says nine sessions are held between USA and Afghan Taliban's political commission. Qureshi...

Pakistan to make every possible effort for resumption of Taliban-US dialogue: PM

Imran Khan terms peace in Afghanistan will bring peace and economic development in whole region. Torkhum Terminal will help to push bilateral trade with...

Taliban revoke ban on Red Cross, provide security guarantees

KABUL: The Taliban on Sunday revoked their ban on the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Afghanistan and gave a guarantee of security...

Pakistan summons Afghan, Indian diplomats after soldiers, civilian killed

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has summoned diplomats from Afghanistan and India after several shooting incidents along two different borders killed four Pakistani soldiers and a civilian woman. The...

NATO’s Afghan focus ‘unchanged’ despite US deal upheaval

BRUSSELS: The focus of NATO's mission in Afghanistan is "unchanged", the alliance said Monday after a weekend of dramatic developments in the US effort to...

Pakistan, China, agree to strengthen cooperation on Afghan issue

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China Sunday agreed to strengthen cooperation on the Afghanistan issue and support the ‘Afghan-led, Afghan-owned’ peace and reconciliation process. During the two-day visit...

Afghans cautiously welcome halt to secret US-Taliban summit

KABUL: President Donald Trump's announcement that he had called off negotiations with the Taliban, apparently ending a year-long diplomatic push to exit America's longest war,...

Kabul ‘concerned’ about US-Taliban deal, seeks clarification: official

KABUL: The Afghan government expressed doubts Wednesday about a prospective deal between the US and the Taliban, saying officials need more information about the risks...

NATO backs US Afghan peace efforts: Stoltenberg

BRUSSELS: NATO "fully supports" American efforts to find peace in Afghanistan, the alliance chief said Tuesday after talks with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo...