AFGHANISTAN

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  1. Asadullah Haroon's family -- who fled Afghanistan during the Soviet invasion in 1979 -- dispute

    Afghan mother's painful wait for her son stuck in Guantanamo Bay

    For 13 years, Sehar Bibi has waited for her son to be released from Guantanamo Bay, where life for one of the last Afghan detainees has been ...
  2. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (pictured August 2020) repeated the alliance's

    NATO chief says allies will leave Afghanistan together

    NATO insisted Thursday that its members would consult and decide together on when to leave Afghanistan, after US President Donald Trump vowed to ...
  3. Taliban negotiator Abbas Stanikzai

    Taliban cheer Trump tweet promising early troop withdrawal

    The Afghan Taliban on Thursday (Oct 8) welcomed a tweet from President Donald Trump in which he promised to have the last of US troops out of ...
  4. Qatar's ruler Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani

    Afghan president urges Taliban to 'have courage' and silence guns

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani called on the Taliban to "have courage and declare a national ceasefire" on Tuesday as he visited Doha where peace ...
  5. Fearful that the Taliban have changed little since the darkest days of their regime, many Afghans

    Nearly two decades after US invasion, Afghans fear Taliban return

    Almost two decades after the United States launched what would become its longest-ever war with air strikes on Afghanistan's ruling Taliban ...
  6. Head of the Afghanistan's peace council, Abdullah Abdullah

    Afghan peace official sees litle change in US policy regardless of election result

    Afghanistan's top peace official, Abdullah Abdullah, said on Wednesday he did not expect the result of the upcoming U.S. presidential election to ...
  7. Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi bumps elbows with the head of the Afghanistan

    Afghan official Abdullah in Pakistan for talks on peace bid

    Senior Afghan peace official Abdullah Abdullah arrived in Pakistan on Monday for meetings in a country seen as vital to the success of Afghan ...